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  Acta Physica Sinica--2007, 56 (7)   Published: 15 July 2007
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CLASSICAL AREA OF PHENOMENOLOGY

Analytical method of the diffraction characteristic of ruled grating based on profile fitting function

Bayanheshig, Zhu Hong-Chun
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03893 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3893
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The diamond stylus extrudes the metal film and causes coupled elastic-plastic deformation which shapes the profile of the ruled grating. The grating profile function which is hard to get would influenced accurate analysis of the diffraction characteristic. An analytical method of the diffraction characteristic of the mechanically ruled grating is presented based on the profile fitting function. The problem of excessive departure between the measured and theoretical value of the diffraction efficiency of high density ruled grating is solved by this method. We take a 1200l/mm UV grating,the grating profile is scanned in the principal section and then the profile curve function is got. The reason why the diffraction efficiency wasn't high is found by calculation. And then the diffraction efficiency increased about 20% by improving the technology.

Conformal dome aberration correction with diffractive elements

Sun Jin-Xia, Sun Qiang, Li Dong-Xi, Lu Zhen-Wu
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03900 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3900
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Conformal dome may enhance the velocity and effective range of the missile systems by providing better aerodynamical surfaces than traditional domes. However,the highly aspheric surface may introduce serious aberration which changes with the field of regard,and the fixed corrector can be used to correct these higher aberrations in the big field. This paper analysis the performance of the conformal dome and proposes a way for the optical corrector design by adding diffractive element into the fixed corrector. The simulation proves it's an effective way to improve the imaging quality of the conformal dome.

Evolution of emmitted light intensity in two-photon pumping random lasers

Wang Ke-Jia, Liu Jin-Song, Lü Jian-Tao
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03906 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3906
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Based on the diffusive equation of incoherent-feedback random lasers,whose gain is modified by adding a saturation factor,the evolution of the emitted light intensity in two-photon pumping random lasers varying with time is studied by use of finite difference method. Numerical results show how the intensity of emitted light varies from the spontaneous radiation,which undergoes amplification at small-signal gain,to the steady output due to the saturation effect. It is noted that the nonlinear effect,e.g. saturation of gain,in such laser system can be achieved under low intensity conditions due to the disorder of media. Our results give a theoretical support to obtaining the steady output of the two-photon pumping random lasers.

Photoacoustic imaging of blood vessels based on modified simultaneous iterative reconstruction technique

Xiang Liang-Zhong, Xing Da, Gu Huai-Min, Yang Di-Wu, Yang Si-Hua, Zeng Lü-Ming
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03911 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3911
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Photoacoustics as a potential and noninvasive medical imaging technology,it combines the advantages of ultrasound imaging and optical imaging to provide high ultrasonic resolution and high optical contrast tissue images. A reconstruction algorithm named the modified simultaneous iterative reconstruction technique (MSIRT) using in limited-view data in photoacoustic imaging was studied. The simulation and experiments result demonstrated that MSIRT has good performance in photoacoustic imaging for limited-view data at angles 90°,135° and 180°. It works much better than traditional algebraic reconstruction algorithm in rectification of the measurement and the speed of convergence. A circular scan with a single-element transducer system was used to obtain photoacoustic signals through 180° in the experiment. This technique provides a high contrast and high resolution (about 60μm) photoacoustic imaging of blood vessels of a chicken embryo based on MSIRT. It greatly reduced the data acquisition time. This method could be potentially used to realtime monitoring of cerebral blood flow and the vascular damage during photodynamic therapy.

Study of Nd3+-doped polarization-maintaining fiber laser

Ren Guang-Jun, Zhang Qiang, Wang Peng, Yao Jian-Quan
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03917 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3917
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By means of numerical analysis,the distribution of pump light and the output laser power along the fiber with different fiber length has been investigated. The experimental research of the Nd3+-doped polarization-maintaining fiber laser is reported,which is pumped by 808nm semiconductor laser. The influence of different fiber winding radius on output power and polarization characteristic of the laser are studied. Double wavelength peaks at 1060nm and 1092nm are obtained. The maximum output power of the laser is 7.35W at 1060nm,the slope efficiency is 58.3%.

Chosen plaintext attack on double random-phase encoding in the Fresnel domain

Peng Xiang, Wei Heng-Zheng, Zhang Peng
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03924 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3924
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This paper analyzes the security of double random phase encoding in fresnel domain from the viewpoint of cryptoanalysis. We demonstrate the encryption system is vulnerable to chosen-plaintext attack with a prior knowledge of diffraction distance and wavelength. With this attack an opponent can access double random phase keys with the help of the impulse functions as chosen plaintext. The significant feature of proposed attack is that the decryption process is lossless. Numerical simulations show good agreement with theoretical analysis.

An auto-compensating and efficient differential phase shift quantum key distribution system

Lin Yi-Man, Liang Rui-Sheng, Lu Yi-Qun, Lu Hong, Guo Bang-Hong, Liu Song-Hao
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03931 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3931
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We present an improved differential phase shift quantum key distribution schemewhich features auto-compensation,high efficiency,and excellent practicality. Alice modulates continuous laser using an intensity modulator based on polarization to generate coherent pulse train. Bob employs a Fraday-Michelson interferometer instead of a traditional M-Z interferometer,which automatically compensates for the polarization mode dispersion caused by the changes of environment and improves the stability of the interference visibility. The present scheme not only has a simpler configuration,but also offers a higher key creation efficiency than traditional schemes. Furthermore,it enhances the security of the system. With the proposed experimental setup,a stable quantum key distribution was performed over 80km fiber with a quantum bit-error rate of less than 4%.

Negative quantum conditional entropy and the entanglement measure of a kind of mixed state of bipartite quantum system

Zhou Bing-Ju, Liu Xiao-Juan, Fang Mao-Fa, Zhou Qing-Ping, Liu Ming-Wei
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03937 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3937
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From negative quantum conditional entropy point of view this paper intestigates the entanglement measure of the prue state and a kind of mixed state of bipartite quantum system. Also this paper gives a definition of quantum conditional entropy of entanglement EAB(ρAB) and proves that it satisfies the four fundamental conditions of a entanglement measure for a kind of mixed state of 2×2 quantum system by this negative quantum conditional entropy Using conditional entropy of entanglement, this paper investigates the quantum entanglement between the two identical two-level atoms simultaneously interacting with vacuum cavity field as an application. This paper compares conditional entropy of entanglement and concurrence at the same condition, and the result shows that the curves of their evolvements are identical. These obtained results test and verifys that conditions of an entanglement measure may be taken as the entanglement measure of the prue state and a kind of mixed state of bipartite quantum system.

A novel high-power semiconductor laser diode with large cavity for high efficiency coupling with the optical fibers

Yu Hai-Ying, Cui Bi-Feng, Chen Yi-Xin, Zou De-Shu, Liu Ying, Shen Gunag-Di
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03945 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3945
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A novel high-power semiconductor laser diode (LD) with very large cavity using multi-active -layer cascaded by tunnel-junction was developed. The window size of the LD was enlarged extremely and less than 20 degree of the lasing beam divergency was obtained,which benefits the coupling between the LD and the optical fiber. Many types of lensed fibers were used to test with the LD and the coupling efficiencies were increased over 30% compared with the conventional LD.

Study on the properties of LD-pumped Nd:LuVO4 microchip laser

Xu Fang-Hua, Wang Zheng-Ping, Zhang Huai-Jin, Liu Xun-Min, Xu Xin-Guang, Wang Ji-Yang, Shao Zong-Shu, Jiang Min-Hua
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03950 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3950
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A new LD end pumped Nd:LuVO4 microchip laser was reported for the first time. Study of laser properties was carried out on the effects of different Nd3+ doped concentration,different cavity length and different 1064nm transmission. The relationship between the maximum output power and LD performance temperature was measured at different pump power. 923mW of continuous output at 1064nm with TEM00 mode was obtained at 2W pump power,the pump threshold being 48mW. The slope efficiency was 52%,and increased to 59% when the microchip was cooled.

Generation of chirped pulses at high repetition rate with a Ti:sapphire regenerative amplifier

Feng Wei-Wei, Lin Li-Huang, Wang Wen-Yao, Li Ru-Xin, Wang Li-Chun
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03955 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3955
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We present a method to obtain a laser pulse train at high repetition rate for the Ti:sapphire laser system based on the chirped pulse amplification technique. The conventional working mode of the Pockels cell in the Ti:regenerative amplifier is modified. At a certain dumping time, a portion of the amplified seed pulse is dumped out of the cavity by a certain dumping ration every time the pulse runs around the cavity. Thenceforward, the chirped pulses at high repetition rate are generated. Based on the Franz-Nodvik amplification theory,a theoretical model of the regenerative amplifier is established and the analysis of the dependence of the pulse sequence on the dumping time and dumping ratio is given by numerical computation. With a pumping energy of 35mJ and a dumping ratio of 1/2, a fourteen-pulse sequence at 100MHz with pulse energy of 0.02mJ is obtained at a finite period of time in a pumping cycle.

Effect of La2O3 doping on the spectroscopic properties of transparent Yb:Y2O3 laser ceramics

Yang Qiu-Hong, Xu Jun, Dou Chuan-Guo, Zhang Hong-Wei, Ding Jun, Tang Zai-Feng
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03961 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3961
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The effect of La2O3 doping on the spectroscopic properties of transparent Yb:Y2O3 ceramics was studied. After doping La2O3,the shapes and positions of the absorption and emission peaks of transparent (Yb0.05Y0.95-xLax)2O3 ceramics were almost the same as those of Yb:Y2O3. When La2O3 was added into Yb:Y2O3,the lattice constant of (Yb0.05Y0.95-xLax)2O3 became large and the crystal field strength weaker due to introducing of larger radius of La3+ ion, simultaneously its degree of order is decreased, which results in the decrease of the emission intensities and the emission cross-sections. The emission intensities were reduced greatly for the excessive doping of La2O3 (16at%) in (Yb0.05Y0.95-xLax)2O3 ceramics. On the whole the fluorescent lifetimes of the samples are increased by 45%—60% after doping La2O3.

Generation of spacial second-harmonic in photorefrective photonic lattice

Yang Li-Sen, Chen Yu-He, Lu Gai-Ling, Liu Si-Min
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03966 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3966
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Using interference method fabricate photonic lattices in self-defocus photorefractive crystal LNbO3:Fe. We had find the phenomenons that dual-beam interference fringe one divides into two,four-beam interference fringe one divides into four. We had proved it is a kind of phenomena of spacial frequency-doubling, this kind of phenomenon is the result of the interaction between the interfere field and the interfere field fabricative photonic lattices. This experiment had showed that spacial second-harmonic generation and high-order harmonics generation can be easy achieved by photorefractive effect crystal,that second-harmonic can fabricate spacial frequency-doubling photonic lattices, that high-order harmonics can fabricate spacial frequency-high photonic lattices.
CONDENSED MATTER: STRUCTURAL, MECHANICAL, AND THERMAL PROPERTIES

Analysis of the back-gate effect on the breakdown behavior of lateral high-voltage SOI transistors

Qiao Ming, Zhang Bo, Li Zhao-Ji, Fang Jian, Zhou Xian-Da
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03990 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3990
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A novel back-gate reduced bulk field concept which makes a breakthrough in improving the vertical breakdown voltage of high voltage SOI transistors is proposed. The mechanism of the improved breakdown characteristics is that the electric field distributions of the active region are modulated by the interface charges induced by the back-gate voltage. The bulk electric field at the drain side is reduced, the bulk electric field at the source side is increased, and the breakdown voltage of the high voltage SOI device is improved. The impact of the back-gate bias on thick film SOI LDMOS (over 600 V) is discussed via two-dimensional simulations. When the back-gate bias is 330V, the breakdown voltage of the three-zone SOI double RESURF LDMOS is 1020V, which is 47.83% greater than that of a conventional LDMOS. The novel concept presents a new method for realizing over 600 V high voltage power device and high voltage integrated circuit.

Phase separation of Cu-Pb monotectic alloy during rapid solidification

Xu Jin-Feng, Dai Fu-Ping, Wei Bing-Bo
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03996 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3996
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The rapid solidification and microstructure formation of Cu-Pb monotectic alloy were investigated by melt spinning method. The relationship between liquid separation and physical parameters such as cooling rate and solidification time etc. was analyzed theoretically by coupling the heat transfer equation and Navier-Stokes equation. It is revealed that the rapid cooling of the melt has more remarkable effect on microstructure forming of the monotectic alloys than liquid flow under rapid solidification. The rapid solidification can suppress the liquid separation, which results in the formation of uniform microstructure for various Cu-Pb monotectic alloys. With the rise of cooling rate, the grain size clearly decreases, the microstructure was markedly refined and the microstructural morphology changes from coarse dendrite to uniform and fine equiaxial crystallites. Increasing the cooling rate and shortening solidification time are the essential conditions to suppress liquid phase separation and obtain the uniform monotectic microstructure in gravity field.

Effect of pressure on the glass transition and crystallization dynamics of Zr46.75Ti8.25Cu7.5Ni10Be27.5 bulk amorphous alloy

Wang Xiu-Ying, Chen Ying, Zhang Ning-Yu, Zhao Li-Ping, Pang Yan-Tao, Wang Wen-Kui
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04004 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4004
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The glass transition and crystallization behavior of Zr46.75Ti8.25Cu7.5Ni10Be27.5 bulk amorphous alloy are investigated by X-ray diffraction and differential scanning calorimetry under high temperature and high pressure. The results show that the free volume and enthalpy and crystallization activation energy decrease with increasing pressure.

Mesostructure investigation of the transverse magnetic anisotropy field in stress-annealed Fe-based nanocrystalline ribbons

Shi Fang-Ye, Fang Yun-Zhang, Sun Huai-Jun, Zheng Jin-Ju, Lin Gen-Jin, Wu Feng-Min
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04009 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4009
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The mesostructure in Fe-based (Fe73.5Cu1Nb3Si13.5B9) nanocrystalline ribbons annealed under different stress (FNRAS) was investigated by observation of the cross section images of the ribbons with atomic force microscopy (AFM) and X-ray diffraction. The longitudinally driven giant magneto-impedance and transversal magnetic anisotropy field (Hk) were measured. The mechanism of the transversal magnetic anisotropy field can be explained by the mesostructure of the directional preference of crystalline grain (coated with amorphous shell) gathering, along the transverse direction, induced in the course of annealing of the Fe-based alloy ribbons under stress.

Structural stability of Se and Te nanowires

Yang Jiong, Zhang Wen-Qing
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04017 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4017
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Structural stability for selenium and tellurium nanowires is studied by combining first-principles method and empirical approach. This is an interesting topic due to the fact that the Se and Te crystals are composed of triangular Se and Te chains and that the chain-chain interaction is relatively weak. Nanowires of small diameters (<30?) are studied by first-principles calculations. Meanwhile, an empirical method that considers only the interaction between chains is also proposed in order to study the nanowires of larger diameters. The nanowires with hexagonal cross section are more stable, though the hexagon is not always perfect in shape due to the limitation of chain number. This result agrees with the widely accepted stable structures of selenium and tellurium nanowires.

Linear and nonlinear optical properties of Ag:Bi2O3 composite films

Zhu Bao-Hua, Wang Fang-Fang, Zhang Kun, Ma Guo-Hong, Guo Li-Jun, Qian Shi-Xiong
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04024 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4024
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On the basis of measurements and theoretical analysis, linear and nonlinear optical properties on the Ag:Bi2O3 composite films with different Ag concentrations were investigated. The relationship between the Ag concentrations and the surface plasmon resonance (SPR) of Ag:Bi2O3 composite films were characterized by UV-VIS-NIR spectroscopy, and the dependence of third-order nonlinear susceptibility of composite films on Ag concentrations was investigated by picosecond Z-scan technique with different excitation wavelength (532nm and 1064nm). The analysis of optical properties of these films was carried out using the theories of surface plasmon resonance and localized field enhancement respectively. From the experimental and theoretical results, the dependence of third-order nonlinear susceptibilities χ(3) on Ag concentration was shown. With Ag concentration around 35% and the excitation wavelength at 532nm near the surface plasmon resonance (560nm—622nm), the third-order nonlinear susceptibility χ(3) showed a maximum value of 2.4×10-9 esu.

Nanoindentation investigation of the hardness and Young’s modulus of porous silicon depending on microstructure

Yang Hai-Bo, Hu Ming, Zhang Wei, Zhang Xu-Rui, Li De-Jun, Wang Ming-Xia
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04032 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4032
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In this paper, porous silicon (PS) was prepared by electrochemical etching method, its two-dimensional microstructure was observed by field emission scanning electron microscope (FESEM) and the three-dimensional topological image of PS was captured by Nano-Profilometry (NP), thus the reason for the difference of PS microstructures was discussed and the effect of microstructure on its mechanical property was investigated. Using MTS Nano Indenter XP, the relationship between hardness and Youngs modulus and the indentation displacement was studied and the mechanical property of PS with various porosities was compared. The experimental result showed that the porosity of PS prepared under various etching current densities (40,60,80 and 100mA/cm2) ranges from 60%—80%, which is increasing with the rising etching current density. The thickness of PS prepared under 20% HF is approximately 40—50μm; the average value of hardness and Youngs modulus of PS ranges from 0.478GPa—1.171GPa and 10.912GPa—17.15GPa, respectively; and the values decrease with the etching current density rising, and decrease or keep constant with the displacement increasing in the range of nano_hardness and micro_hardness, respectively. The impact on PS mechanical property of its surface condition, thickness, microstructure and environment was analyzed and the relationship between PS mechanical property and microstructure was obtained.

Thermodynamic analysis of the hydrogen storage of LaNi5

Zhang Xiu-Lan, Huang Zheng, Chen Bo, Ma Huan-Feng, Gao Guo-Qiang
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04039 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4039
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The thermodynamic equilibrium relationship of the hydrogen storage of LaNi5 is analyzed. An equilibrium formula describing the P-C-T relationship for covering all the available experimental data is derived. The experimental P-C-T relationship is analyzed using the equilibrium formula. The thermodynamic functions for the equilibrium of the hydrogen storage are calculated and discussed.

Fabrication of nonpolar ZnO film on γ-LiAlO2 substrate and its photo-luminescence properties

Zhou Jian-Hua, Zhou Sheng-Ming, Huang Tao-Hua, Lin Hui, Li Shu-Zhi, Zou Jun, Wang Jun, Zhang Rong
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04044 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4044
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Nonpolar a-plane (1120) ZnO films were successfully grown on (302) γ-LiAlO2 substrate by pulsed laser deposition. When the temperature of the substrate was 350℃, the film was mix-oriented(a and c) with a wide distribution of crystal grain size, and the c-plane ZnO was dominant. When the temperature of the substrate was 500℃, pure (1120) ZnO film was formed,with the FWHM of ZnO (1120) rocking curve ~0.65° and the grain size distribution narrowed. Its in-plane anisotropy was demonstrated by polarized transmission spectrum. The FWHM of the peak of near band emission in the PL spectra was found to be only 105meV for the sample with substrate temperature of 650℃,indicating the large size and uniform distribution of crystal grains which was also confirmed by AFM.

Atomic mechanism of twin formation in CVD diamond films

Zhu Hong-Xi, Mao Wei-Min, Feng Hui-Ping, Lü Fan-Xiu, Vlasov I. I., Ralchenko V. G., Khomich A. V.
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04049 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4049
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The macro-texture, grain boundary distribution and surface morphology in CVD free standing diamond films deposited with different methane concentrations were observed by X ray diffraction, electron backscatter diffraction and SEM. The atom stacking process of twins on {111} planes of diamond crystal were studied. It is shown that the twins form easily on {111} planes because of the 〈111〉 60° orientation relationship of first order twin and the stacking structure of {111} planes. At low methane concentration, carbon atoms tend to deposit on {111} planes with lower surface energy, which facilitates the formation of twins by means of rotating deposition of carbon atoms, while the high twinning frequency weakens the texture. With increasing methane concentration the {001} planes with lower growing activation energy become the main frontal growth fronts, and only those grains with 〈001〉 crystal direction which is parallel to the surface normal can continuously grow, so that the probability of twin nucleation decreases. In addition, second_order twins were found in diamond film, and their formation mechanism was analyzed.

Experimental study of residual stress of galvanized passive film based on XRD

Kong De-Jun, Zhang Yong-Kang, Chen Zhi-Gang, Lu Jin-Zhong, Feng Ai-Xin, Ren Xu-Dong, Ge Tao
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04056 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4056
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Residual stresses of galvanized passive film were measured by X-ray diffraction (XRD), at the same time, the residual stress distribution of galvanized passive film in the thickness direction was measured with electro-analysis polishing method, and the effect of residual stress on bonding strength of the film were analyzed. The experimental results show that residual stress of galvanized passive film is always compressive, which decreases as the residual stresses on the substrate surface increases. Residual stress of galvanized passive film in the thickness direction of 2—10μm is -274.5—-428.3MPa, and the residual stress distribution of galvanized passive film in the thickness direction has a gradient. Interfacial bonding strength of galvanized passive film/substrate is inversely proportional to the residual stress, and the decrease of the film stress improves the bonding strength.
CONDENSED MATTER: ELECTRONIC STRUCTURE, ELECTRICAL, MAGNETIC, AND OPTICAL PROPERTIES

First-principles study of the p-type doped InN

Ding Shao-Feng, Fan Guang-Han, Li Shu-Ti, Xiao Bing
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04062 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4062
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The geometrical structure of Mg,Zn,Cd doped 32-atom supercell of InN was optimized using the ultra-soft pseudopotential method of total-energy plane wave based upon the density functional theory (DFT). Cell parameters of both doped and undoped cells were calculated theoretically. The binding energy, partial density of states, Mulliken charges, electron density differences of doped InN crystals were calculated and discussed in detail. The results revealed that compared with Zn and Cd, Mg substituting for In has the greatest solubility and yield more states of holes.So Mg is suitable for p-type doping of InN.

Numerical calculation of optical cross section and scattering matrix for soot aggregation particles

Huang Chao-Jun, Liu Ya-Feng, Wu Zhen-Sen
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04068 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4068
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Using the discrete-dipole approximation (DNA) method, after calculating optical characteristics of the single soot aggregation particle, we obtained the relationships of scattering cross section, absorption cross section and asymmetry parameter of soot aggregation particle with the changing incident angles, which provide an efficient approach for the research of radiative transportation of wave in soot particles. We propose the angular distribution of scattering matrix elements of soot particles at different incident angles, which provides a theoretical approach for the research of scattering characteristics, polarization characteristics, and the structural characteristics of the scatterer.

Electronic theory of interface characteristics of ZA27/CNT

Liu Gui-Li, Guo Yu-Fu, Li Rong-De
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04075 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4075
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The interface binding energy has been defined according to the atomic binding energy. The interface electronic structures of ZA27/CNT have been calculated by recursive method in zinc-aluminum composite reinforced by carbon nanotube. The microphysics of carbon nanotube distribution at grain boundaries of ZA27 alloy and the cause of weak interface binding in ZA27/CNT at electronic level were made clear. The research showed that the metal matrix has great effect on the density of states of carbon atoms on the nanotube, but the nanotube has little effect on the density of states of aluminum or zinc atoms in the matrix. The density of states of carbon on nanotube tends to become assimilated with matrix atoms and combine with the matrix, but as the assimilation degree is low, the interface binding strength is very weak. It is believed that similar property of atoms with matrix decorating or plated on carbon nanotube may help to reinforce the interface binding strength and improve the performance of ZA27 composite.

Electronic structure and property of ZnS under high pressure

Hu Yong-Jin, Cui Lei, Zhao Jiang, Teng Yu-Yong, Zeng Xiang-Hua, Tan Ming-Qiu
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04079 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4079
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We have calculated the electronic structure of zinc blende structure ZnS under different high pressures by means of plane wave pseudo-potential method(PWP) with generalized gradient approximation (GGA) in this paper. We have found that the lattice constants and bond length decrease with pressure increasing. The charge transfer from S atoms to Zn atoms becomes less, and the covalence nature of Zn-S bond becomes stronger. Secondly, the peak of density of states of Zn atoms and S atoms change to some degree. Furthermore, it has a shifting tendency towards lower energy. On the other hand, ZnS turns from direct band gap to indirect band gap semiconductor when ambient pressure reaches 24GPa. The indirect band gap narrows and the direct band gap widens with pressure increasing.

Intermolecular potential energy and band calculation in polymorphs of pentacene

Guo Shu-Xu, Wang Wei, Shi Jia-Wei
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04085 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4085
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Pentacene crystallizes in a layered structure with a herringbone arrangement within the layers. There exist several polymorphs of pentacene. Identification of these pentacene polymorphs is especially important as the electronic properties depend strongly on the stacking of the molecules within the layers. In this paper the intermolecular potential energy of the pentacene crystal is represented by Born-Mayer-Haggins pair potential model. We have performed electronic band structure calculation based on the tight-binding model for the two polymorphic crystal structures of pentacene. The calculated bandwidth reduction in going from 0K to room temperature is of the order of 8%—14%.

Electronic structures of CaWO4 crystal with F type color center

Shao Ze-Xu, Zhang Qi-Ren, Liu Ting-Yu, Chen Jian-Yu
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04089 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4089
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The electronic structure of CaWO4 crystal containing F-type color centers are studied within the framework of the fully relativistic self-consistent Direc-Slater theory, using a numerically discrete variational (DV-Xα) method. We come to a conclusion that F and F+ color centers exhibit donor energy level located in the forbidden band. The optical transition energies are 1.92eV and 2.42eV, respectively, which correspond to the 650nm and 515nm absorption bands. It is predicted that the 650nm and 515nm absorption bands originate from the F and F+ centers in CaWO4 crystals.

Stability of lubricant perfluoropolyether films

Li Xin, Hu Yuan-Zhong, Wang Hui, Chen Hui
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04094 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4094
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Molecular dynamics simulations based on a coarse-grained, bead-spring model are adopted to investigate the stability of both nonfunctional and functional perfluoropolyether (PFPE) on solid substrates. For nonfunctional PFPE, the surface morphology changes little with time. The film is stable. For functional PFPE, part of lubricant molecules show local dewetting which causes the increase of surface roughness with time. The film is unstable. Besides, the changes in surface morphology with different endbeads are compared, which indicate that the endbead-endbead interaction is the principal reason for the film instability and the endbead-substrate interaction has little effect on the film stability.

Weak anti-localization in InAlAs/InGaAs/InAlAs high mobility two-dimensional electron gas systems

Zhou Wen-Zheng, Lin Tie, Shang Li-Yan, Huang Zhi-Ming, Cui Li-Jie, Li Dong-Lin, Gao Hong-Ling, Zeng Yi-Ping, Guo Shao-Ling, Gui Yong-Sheng, Chu Jun-Hao
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04099 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4099
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Magneto-transport measurements have been carried out on three heavily Si δ-doped In0.52Al0.48As/In0.53Ga0.47As/In0.52Al0.48As single quantum well samples in which two subbands were occupied by electrons. The weak anti-localization (WAL) has been found in such high electron mobility systems. The strong Rashba spin-orbit (SO) coupling is due to the high structure inversion asymmetry (SIA) of the quantum wells. Since the WAL theory model is so complicated in fitting our experimental results, we obtained the Rashba SO coupling constant α and the zero-field spin splitting Δ0 by an approximate approach. The results are consistent with that obtained by the Shubnikov-de Haas (SdH) oscillation analysis. The WAL effect in high electron mobility system suggests that finding a useful approach for deducing α and Δ0 is important in designing future spintronics devices that utilize the Rashba SO coupling.

Noise in mesoscopic physics

An Xing-Tao, Li Yu-Xian, Liu Jian-Jun
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04105 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4105
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We present a review on the noise in mesoscopic physics. The main sources of noise are briefed. The fluctuations in the occupation number give rise to thermal noise, while shot noise is a consequence of the quantization of charge. We introduce the main theory of noise——scattering theory, which has been applied to saddle-shaped semiconductor quantum wires and ferromagnetic/insulator/semiconductor double heterojunctions. The physical significance of the study of noise are pointed out.

Grown-in oxygen precipitates in czochralski silicon investigated by transmission electron microscopy

Xu Jin, Li Fu-Long, Yang De-Ren
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04113 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4113
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The grown-in oxygen precipitates in conventional Czochralski (CZ) silicon and nitrogen-doped Czochralski (NCZ) silicon have been investigated by means of transmission electron microscopy (TEM). Tiny oxygen precipitates about 5nm in size were observed in the NCZ specimens. It is believed that the oxygen precipitates may have grown from the heterogeneous nuclei of nitrogen-related complexes formed at a low temperature of 650℃.

Research of breakdown characteristic of InP composite channel HEMT

Li Xiao, Zhang Hai-Ying, Yin Jun-Jian, Liu Liang, Xu Jing-Bo, Li Ming, Ye Tian-Chun, Gong Min
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04117 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4117
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Density gradient quantum model has been used to analyse the breakdown characteristic of InP-based composite channel HEMT(high electron mobility transistor). The collision ionization in composite channel and quantum effect has been taken into consideration. We payed great attention to the relationship of on-state breakdown voltage with respect to the thickness of In0.7Ga0.3As channel, and promoted a method to enhance the on-state breakdown voltage. A commercial 2D-device simulation program. Sentaurus has been used to simulate the on-state breakdown voltage of the device. A comparison has been made between the result of simulated and measured data. The result shows that with the reduction of the thickness of In0.7Ga0.3As channel, on-state breakdown voltage of the device will be enhanced greatly without reducing saturation current, which has a significant meaning for promoting the power performance of InP-based HEMT.

The influence of deposition temperature on the structure of microcrystalline silicon film

Chen Yong-Sheng, Gao Xiao-Yong, Yang Shi-E, Lu Jing-Xiao, Gu Jin-Hua
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04122 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4122
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Undoped hydrogenated silicon films have been prepared from a gas mixture of silane and hydrogen, at deposition temperature varying from 200—450℃ in an ultrahigh vacuum system using RFPECVD technique. Raman scattering, SEM and UV spectrophotometer are used to analyse the structure changes of microcrystalline silicon films throughout the deposition temperature range. Results show that at lower deposition temperature, the crystalline volume fraction of μc-Si:H films increased with the increasing of deposition temperature. Exceeding a certain temperature, the crystalline volume fraction decreased with further increasing of deposition temperature. This is attributed to a change in the dominant film growth process from surface-diffusion-limited at low deposition temperatures to flux-limited at higher deposition temperatures.

Measurement of thickness and refractive index of Zn1-xMgxO film grown on sapphire substrate by molecular beam epitaxy

Yan Feng-Ping, Zheng Kai, Wang Lin, Li Yi-Fan, Gong Tao-Rong, Jian Shui-Sheng, K. Ogata, K. Koike, S. Sasa, M. Inoue, M. Yano
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04127 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4127
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The thickness and refractive index of Zn1-xMgxO film grown on A-sapphire substrate by molecular beam epitaxy were measured by ellipsometry. Combined with Mg content measured by inductively coupled plasma (ICP), the curves showing the relationships of thickness with film growth condition and the refractive index with the Mg content in the film were deduced by numerical analysis, which may serve as a theoretical basis for controlling the thickness and the refractive index in Zn1-xMgxO film growth process.

Rectifying characteristics of La1-xSrxMnO3/TiO2(x=0.2, 0.15, 0.04) pn heterojunctions

Li Tong, Li Chi-Ping, Zhang Ming, Wang Bo, Yan Hui
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04132 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4132
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La1-xSrxMnO3(LSMO)/TiO2 pn heterojunctions have been successfully synthesized by RF magnetron sputtering and they exhibit good rectifying properties. The diffusion potentials increase with increasing Sr concentration, which may be attributed to the increased carrier concentration. And the diffusion potential increases with decreasing measurement temperature, which may have resulted from modification of the interface electronic structure of La1-xSrxMnO3/TiO2 pn heterojunction with changing temperatures. It is worth noting that the metal-insulator (M-I) transition of LSMO can also be observed in pn heterojunctions and the increased sheet-resistance of pn heterojunctions at low temperature is related to the introduction of TiO2.

Energy band design for Si/SiGe quantum cascade laser

Lin Gui-Jiang, Zhou Zhi-Wen, Lai Hong-Kai, Li Cheng, Chen Song-Yan, Yu Jin-Zhong
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04137 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4137
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This paper introduces in detail the working principle of Si/SiGe Quantum cascade laser(QCL). Appropriate parameters are used to calculate the hole subband structure of Si/Si1-xGex quantum well using a six-band k·p method.The dispersion relation and energy band for different layer thickness and compositions are investigated. Meanwhile,the energy separations between hole subbands in Si/Si1-xGex/Si quantum wells are also analyzed. Finally the calculated results are used for the Si/SiGe QCL design,which will be beneficial to the structure optimization of Si/SiGe QCL.

Observations on subband electron properties in In0.65Ga0.35As/In0.52Al0.48As MM-HEMT with Si δ-doped on the barriers

Zhou Wen-Zheng, Lin Tie, Shang Li-Yan, Huang Zhi-Ming, Zhu Bo, Cui Li-Jie, Gao Hong-Ling, Li Dong-Lin, Guo Shao-Ling, Gui Yong-Sheng, Chu Jun-Hao
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04143 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4143
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Magneto-transport measurements have been carried out on a Si δ-doped In0.65Ga0.35As/In0.52Al0.48As metamorphic high-electron-mobility transistor with InP substrate in a temperature range between 1.5 and 60K under magnetic field up to 13T. We studied the Shubnikov-de Haas(SdH) effect and the Hall effect for the In0.65Ga0.35As/In0.52Al0.48As single quantum well occupied by two subbands and obtained the electron concentration and energy levels respectively. We solve the Schrdinger-Kohn-Sham equation in conjunction with the Poisson equation self-consistently and obtain the configuration of conduction band, the distribution of carriers concentration, the energy level of every subband and the Fermi energy. The calculational results are well consistent with the results of experiments. Both experimental and calculational results indicate that almost all of the δ-doped electrons transfer into the quantum well in the temperature range between 1.5 and 60K.

Modified Kosterlitz-Thouless transition model for the temperature dependence of the resistivity of anisotropic superconductors

Ji Gao-Feng, Liu Sheng-Li
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04148 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4148
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Based on the Kosterlitz-Thouless (KT) phase transition model of two-dimensional systems, by introducing the thermal activation energy and the mean height of the pinning landscape into the correlation length, a modified KT transition model has been proposed to study the temperature dependence of the resistivity transition in anisotropic superconductors. This modified KT transition model is consistent with the Coulomb-Gas (CG) scaling law and the Halperin-Nelson relation. And it is applied to study the scaling behavior of the resistivity transition of Tl2Ba2CaCu2Ox (Tl-2212) thin film under various intensities of magnetic field. The calculated mean height of the pinning landscape from the resistivity curve depends on the temperature linearly, which supports the proposed model.

The giant magneto-impedance effect and frequency dependence of magnetization processes in NiFeCoP/BeCu composite wire

Xin Hong-Liang, Yuan Wang-Zhi, Cheng Jin-Ke, Lin Hong, Ruan Jian-Zhong, Zhao Zhen-Jie
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04152 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4152
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The NiFeCoP/CuBe composite wire is produced by electroless-deposition. The composite wire shows distinct magnetoimpedance effect at low frequency. The maximal GMI ratio is 40% at 20kHz and about 97% at 180kHz. The frequency dependence of magnetization in NiFeCoP composite wire is analyzed in terms of equivalent circuits and complex permeability. The relaxation frequency of the composite wire is about 1MHz. The displacement of domain wall can be damped by the DC applied field. So the effect of the DC applied field is to eliminate the parallel RL circuit.

Investigation on pumping dynamics and pulsed energy storage performance of Yb ions

Yu Hai-Wu, Xu Mei-Jian, Duan Wen-Tao, Sui Zhan
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04158 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4158
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Based on the energy structure of quasi-three-level Yb-ion, the pumping and lasing rate equations are set up. The pumping dynamics of Yb-ion is investigated analytically and numerically, which includes the pumping excitation efficiency, the minimum pumping intensity, and the stored energy extraction efficiency. The laser performances of three typical Yb-doped laser materials are compared, i.e., Yb:S-FAP, Yb:YAG and Yb:FP-glass. Based on the criterion of amplified spontaneous emission (ASE), the design principles of pulsed energy-storage Yb lasers are investigated specifically, which includes the optimum thickness and doping concentration of the gain medium. Finally, based on our model, the baseline parameters are presented for a 100J-class diode-pumped solid-state laser based on either Yb:S-FAP or Yb:YAG. This paper would be helpful for designing the pulsed energy-storage Yb-based DPSS lasers.

Effect of nitrogen pressure on structure and optical band gap of copper nitride thin films

Xiao Jian-Rong, Xu Hui, Li Yan-Feng, Li Ming-Jun
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04169 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4169
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Copper nitride (Cu3N) thin films were deposited on glass substrates by reactive radio frequency magnetron sputtering under different radio frequency power (P) and nitrogen partial pressure r(r=N2/[N2+Ar]). The thickness, crystalline structure and surface morphology of films were characterized by profilometer, X-ray diffraction (XRD) and atomic force microscopy (AFM), respectively. The optical transmission spectrum was obtained by an ultraviolet-visible (UV-VIS) spectrophotometer and the optical band gap (Eg) was calculated. The results suggest that the films' deposition rate increases with P and r. The surface of the films reveals a compact structure, and the grain size of Cu3N is about 30nm. Meanwhile, with increasing r, the grain size and optical band gap of Cu3N increase, of which Eg ranges from 1.47 to 1.82eV, and the films' growth prefers the (111) direction at low r and the (100) direction at high r.

Small signal gain characteristics of periodically arranged resonant amplifying media

Chen Fang, Zeng Jian-Hua, Zhou Jian-Ying
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04175 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4175
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The characteristics of small signal gain are studied in a one-dimensional periodically arranged amplifying media. It is proved that the small signal gain characteristics shows special features with the increase of gain material length. The variation in gain is determined by the mutual competition between the photonic band gap formed by the refractive index of amplifying media and gain reaction under the resonant Bragg condition. Furthermore, we investigated the gain on the parameters of excitons and resonant atoms.

Investigation of the pressure-volume-temperature equation of state for dense hydrogen-helium mixture using multi-shock compression method

Tian Chun-Ling, Cai Ling-Cang, Gu Yun-Jun, Jing Fu-Qian, Chen Zhi-Yun
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04180 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4180
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The multi-shock Hugoniot and shock temperatures of gaseous hydrogen-helium equimolar mixture with initial pressure and temperature of~30MPa and~90 K have been measured up to 140 GPa using two-stage light gas gun and shock reverberation technique. Two kinds of multi-channel pyrometer systems with different sensitivities, were used in experiment for diagnostics, because the thermal radiation of the sample in the first-shock state is lower than that in the multi-shocked states by a magnitude of one to two orders. The measured pressure, volume and temperature are respectively 5GPa, 12.0cm3/mol and 3030 K in the first-shock state, 27GPa, 6.7cm3/mol and 5070K in the second -shock state, and 105GPa, 4.0cm3/mol and 5090K in the fourth-shock state. The results for the first- and second-shock states are well described by the fluid perturbation theory and dissociation model. It demonstrates that the dissociation of molecular hydrogen of the compressed sample is negligible in the first-shock state, while about 7% and 32% of molecular hydrogen undergo dissociation in the second-and fourth-shock states, respectively. The fourth-shock temperature measured was lower than the prediction for~2000K.

Investigation of concentration quenching effect in Tm3+-doped NaY(WO4)2 crystal

Han Lin, Song Feng, Zou Chang-Guang, Su Jing, Yan Li-Hua, Tian Jian-Guo, Zhang Guang-Yin
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04187 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4187
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Upconversion blue emissions of Tm3+ ions with different doping (0.5at.%, 3 at.%, 5 at.%) in NaY(WO4)2 crystals are investigated under 800nm diode laser excitation. The upconversion mechanism and the dependence of upconversion efficiency on ion concentration are analyzed with respect to the absorption spectra, fluorescence spectra, and parameters calculated by Judd-Ofelt theory. Four ion-ion interaction processes: 3H5+1G43H6+1D2, 3H5+3H53H6+3F3, 1G4+3H63F4+3F3,1G4+3H63F3+3F4, which influence the upconversion dominantly in Tm3+ heavy-doped system, are demonstrated theoretically and experimentally. The results indicate that cross-relaxation and cooperative upconversion are the dominant processes affecting the blue emission efficiency.

Blue-upconversion in thulium and ytterbium codoped tellurite-gallium glasses pumped by laser diodes

Zhao Chun, Zhang Qin-Yuan, Chen Dong-Dan, Jiang Zhong-Hong
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04194 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4194
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This paper reports on upconversion properties of Tm3+/Yb3+ co-doped TeO2-Ga2O3-R2O (R=Li, Na, K) glasses pumped by 808 and 977 nm laser diodes (LD). An intense upconversion emission centered at 476-nm (blue) along with a weak emission at 650 nm (red) has been observed when pumped by 977 nm LD, assigned to the transitions of 1G43H6 and 1G43H4 and/or 3F2,33H6 of Tm3+, respectively. The 476-nm upconversion intensity has a nearly cubic dependence on incident pump laser power, indicating a three-photon process. However, a quadratic dependence of the 476-nm upconversion intensity on the incident pump laser power has been observed when pumped by 808 nm LD, due to two-photon absorption process. It is noticed that the intensity of the blue-upconversion emission increases signifieantly with increasing radius of alkali metal of samples when pumped by 977 nm LD, while no obvious change has been observed when pumped by 808 nm LD.

2.0 μm emission properties and energy transfer of Tm3+/Ho3+-codoped tellurite glass

Chen Gan-Xin, Zhang Qin-Yuan, Yang Gang-Feng, Yang Zhong-Min, Jiang Zhong-Hong
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04200 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4200
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This paper reports on spectroscopic properties and energy transfer of Tm3+/Ho3+-codoped ZnO-WO3-TeO2 glass upon excitation of 808nm diode laser. The J-O strength parameters, spontaneous emission probability and radiative lifetime of Ho3+ were calculated using Judd-Ofelt theory. The absorption cross-section and stimulated emission cross-section were also investigated. Our result indicates that the highest gain of 2.0 μm emission, which comes from 5I7 to 5I8 transition of Ho3+, might be achieved from the glass at the rare-earth ion concentration of 0.5 mol% of Tm2O3 and 0.15 mol% of Ho2O3. It is found that coefficients of the forward Tm3+→Ho3+ energy transfer is about 18 times that for the backward Tm3+←Ho3+ energy transfer. The calculated fluorescence lifetime of the 5I7 level of Ho3+ is 3.9 ms and the emission cross section of the 5I75I8 transition of Ho3+ exhibits a maximum of 9.15×10-21 cm2 at 2027 nm. We also found that Tm3+/Ho3+-codoped tellurite glass is a promising host material for potential 2.0 μm laser by comparing the quantum efficiencies, the values of σe×τm and gain coefficients of fluoride and heavy metal oxide glasses respectively.

Fluorescence of Er, Yb: YAG glass-ceramics

Zhang Yue-Pin, Xia Hai-Ping, Zhang Xin-Min, Wang Jin-Hao, Zhang Jian-Li, Jiang Chun
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04207 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4207
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The Er3+, Yb3+-doped CaO-Y2O3-Al2O3-SiO2 glasses were prepared by melting, and then annealed. The emission spectra and upconversion spectra of glass-ceramics have been investigated. The upconversion luminescence mechanisms of Er3+ in YAG glass-ceramics were analyzed. The results show that the Er,Yb:YAG glass-ceramics are obtained after annealing of the glasses. A broad emission spectrum of width 200nm in the wavelength range of 1450—1650nm was obtained in Er,Yb:YAG glass-ceramics at room temperature. The full width at half-maximum (FWHM) of the 4I13/24I15/2 transition is ~180nm. This may be as a result of the luminescence of the Er3+ ions in YAG crystal phase and the remnant Er3+ ions in glass phase acting together. The upconversion luminescence intensity increases because the phonon energy of YAG crystallite is lower than that of aluminosilicate glass. The infrared to green or to red upconversion luminescence intensities for the glass-ceramics are evaluated to be nearly 7 or 3 times as high as that of aluminosilicate glasses, respectively. The relative intensities of green and red upconversion emission changed because the microscopic environment around Er3+ and Yb3+ ions changed upon heat treatment.

Optical properties of the E0Δ0 energy level higher than the bandgap of GaAs studied by micro-photoluminescence technique

Bao Zhi-Hua, Jing Wei-Ping, Luo Xiang-Dong, Tan Ping-Heng
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04213 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4213
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Using micro-photoluminescence technique, we observed a new photoluminescence peak about 0.348eV above the bandgap of GaAs (E0). By analyzing its optical characteristics, we assigned this peak to the nonequilibrium luminescence emission from the E0Δ0 bandgap in semi-insulated GaAs, which was further verified by Raman results. The observed polarization, excitation power dependence and temperature dependence of the photoluminescence spectra from the E0Δ0 energy level were very similar to those from the E0 of GaAs. This mainly resulted from the common conduction band around Γ6 that was involved in the two optical transition processes, and indicated that the optical properties of bulk GaAs were mainly determined by the intrinsic properties of the conduction band. Our results demonstrated that the micro-photoluminescence technique is a powerful tool to investigate the high energy states above the fundamental bandgap in semiconductor materials.

Instantaneous relaxation of photoconductivity in GaN film grown on vicinal sapphire substrate by MBE

Yuan Jin-She, Chen Guang-De
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04218 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4218
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By optimizing the technique and conditions experimentally, we have grown GaN film on vicinal sapphire (0001) substrates by radio frequency plasma-assisted molecular beam epitaxy (MBE). It was found that the films grown on vicinal sapphire (001) substrates have better quality than that grown on conventional substrate, as shovn by XRD and AFM characterization. Through investigation of the instantaneous relaxation behaviors of photoconductivity in GaN films grown on vicinal and common sapphire substrates, three stages of carrier recombination in the conventional MBE GaN film were discovered. The stages consist of bimolecular, monomolecular and persistent recombination phases in which the relaxation times are 0.91, 7.7 and 35.5ms, respectively. In comparison, only bimolecular and monomolecular recombination processes of photo-generated carriers were found in the GaN film grown on vicinal sapphire (0001) substrate, the relaxation time was measured to be 0.78 and 14 ms, respectively. Theoretical considerations directly show that the persistent conductivity mainly originates from the native dislocation defects in GaN film grown by MBE.

Study of Si-doped Sb2Te3 films for phase change memory

Zhang Zu-Fa, Zhang Yin, Feng Jie, Cai Yan-Fei, Lin Yin-Yin, Cai Bing-Chu, Tang Ting-Ao, Chen Bomy
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04224 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4224
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Silicon doped Sb2Te3 films were deposited by three target (Si, Sb and Te) co-sputtering. For comparison, Ge2Sb2Te5 and Sb2Te3 films were also prepared. Memory cells (pore size=10 μm×10 μm) were fabricated by micro-fabrication to further study their storage performance. Results indicate that silicon doping increases the crystallization temperature. Meanwhile, silicon doping drastically enhances the resistivity ratio (high resistance state/low resistance state) to 106 by increasing both amorphous resistivity and crystal resistivity so as to further increasing the ON/OFF ratio of memory cell. Compared with Ge2Sb2Te5 film, 16at%Si-Sb2Te3 film has a higher crystalline resistivity and lower melting temperature, which are helpful to the reduction of RESET current. Memory cell with silicon doped Sb2Te3 film poccesses memory storage characteristics, and it can be reversibly switched between the high resistance state (RESET status) and the low resistance state (SET status). The SET status can be triggered by electrical pulse of 3V, 500ns and it comes back to the RESET status when 4V, 20ns pulse is applied, while Ge2Sb2Te5 cells, with the same structure can't be switched back to RESET state.

Performance evaluation of the microPET system

Gao Fei, Liu Hua-Feng, Shi Peng-Cheng
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04229 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4229
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The Concorde MicroPET Rodent R4 system designed by Concorde Microsystems Inc. is the dedicated positron emission tomography (ECT) for studies of rodents. The scanner has 32 detector rings and a 120mm animal aperture. The transversal field of view(FOV) is 100mm, and the axial FOV is 78mm. The spatial resolution at the center of FOV is smaller than 1.8mm. This paper designs a series of experiments to evaluate the performance parameters (spatial resolution, sensitivity, scatter ets.) of the scanner. In the center FOV the transversal spatial resolution is 1.9mm, the axial spatial resolution is 1.88mm. The absolute sensitivity of the system is 39.88 cps/kBq for an energy window of 250KeV-750KeV. For the same energy window the 2D-reconstructed scatter fractions is 50.6%, the 3D-reconstructed scatter fractions is 32.3%.
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Preparation and properties of the organic nonlinear optical crystal trans-4-[4-(dimethylamino) styryl]-1-methylpyridium p-toluenesulfonate

Niu Rui-Qi, Dong Hui-Ru, Wang Yun-Ping
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04235 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4235
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The organic ionic salt of trans-4-[4-(dimethylamino) styryl]-1-methylpyridium p-toluenesulfonate (DAST) is a kind of nonlinear optical crystal. Large and high-quality DAST crystals were grown in a saturated DAST-methanol solution from seed crystals by controlling the temperature. The effects of preparation method, temperature and cooling speed on the growth of DAST crystals were investigated in detail. The light transmittance and thermal stability of prepared DAST crystals were studied. The sample of DAST crystal heated at 265℃ was characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD) and Fourier transformation infra-Red spectroscopy (FT-IR), and it was proved that the phase transition temperature of DAST crystal is 260℃, and it is feasible to prepare DAST crystal from the melt. At the same time, the process of weight loss of DAST crystal at 37—800℃ was discussed preliminarily.

Size and morphology control of highly-ordered nano-silicon pillar fabricated by direct nanosphere lithography

Li Wei, Xu Ling, Sun Ping, Zhao Wei-Ming, Huang Xin-Fan, Xu Jun, Chen Kun-Ji
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04242 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4242
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2D ordered, size-controlled nano-pillar was fabricated onto silicon substrate by direct nanosphere lithography with a mask of colloidal spheres. First, an ordered single layer of polystyrene (PS) nanosphere with a diameter of 200 nm was obtained by self-assembly on silicon surface. Then, the size of PS nanosphere on silicon substrate was reduced by reactive ion etching(RIE) with oxygen to form size-controllable PS nanosphere templates. Finally,these samples with nanosphere templates were etched by RIE with carbon fluoride to fabricate 2D ordered silicon pillar. The size of pillar is determined by the PS sphere diameter reducedby RIE and is controlled easily by choosing appropriate etching time. The period of silicon pillar arrays is determined by the initial diameter of PS spheres.

The distribution of solute elements in AZ61 magnesium alloy under electromagnetic field

Xu Guang-Ming, Zheng Jia-Wei, Liu Yong, Cui Jian-Zhong
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04247 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4247
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Through studying the microstructure of AZ61 alloy solidified in different external fields, it is found that when solidified in single magnetostatic field , the grain boundaries were composed of matrix Mg and meshy Mg-Al-Zn compounds. When solidified in the field composed of magnetostatic field and alternating current , the grain boundaries were composed of matrix Mg and Mg-Al-Zn compounds which existed as isolated spots as well as a certain amount in the meshy state. But when solidified in the field composed of magnetostatic field and direct current, the mesh disappeared and together with matrix Mg a little Mg-Al-Zn compound appeared as discontinuous flakes. Compared with single magnetostatic field, solidification in magnetostatic field and currenmakes the solute content in grains to increase and the solute content in grain boundaries to decrease.

Several methods for dealing with metal in FDTD

Yang Guang-Jie, Kong Fan-Min, Li Kang, Mei Liang-Mo
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04252 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4252
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There are important applications of metal in metamaterials. Three methods for dealing with metal in FDTD are analyzed and compared. ADE(auxiliary differential equation method) and PLRC(piecewise linear recursive convolution) have the same numerical result. However, there is a little difference between Sakoda's method and ADE. It is due to the error in calculation of convolution integral with Sakoda's method. Improving the convolution integral with the method used in PLRC, these three methods give the same results.

Properties of electropolymerized high density polypyrrole films

Wang Jie, Xu You-Long, Chen Xi, Du Xian-Feng, Li Xi-Fei
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04256 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4256
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The high density PPy films (HD-PPy,ρ>1.4g/cm3) doped with p-toluenesulfonate (TOS-) counterions were electropolymerized by a facile approach in H2O and acetonitrile (AN) mixed solvent. The structure and electrochemical properties of the HD-PPy films were measured by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), thermogravimetric (TG) analysis, cyclic voltammetry (CV) and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS). The results show that appropriate ratio of AN/H2O (99/1) could be favorable to increase the density of PPy films. Further enhancement of the density could be obtained by using higher current density (such as 10mA/cm2), as it favors the formation of two-dimensional structure. Generally, low temperature of polymerization, Tp (e.g. -20℃), is advantageous to the enhancement of density and conductance of PPy films. But if Tp is too low, it beesmes disadvantageous in case of the high current density of polymerization. The HD-PPy films (1.42g/cm3) were obtained at 0 ℃ with 10mA/cm2 in AN/H2O(99/1) solution. Furthermore, HD-PPy films were characterized not only by high electronic conductivity (~220S/cm) and high thermal stability, but also by low electrochemical activity. It was indicated that the HD-PPy would be not only an excellent electrode material but also a promising corrosion protection material.

Electronic and structural investigation of tetracene adsorbed on Ru(1010) surface

Dou Wei-Dong, Huang Han, Zhang Han-Jie, Song Fei, Li Hai-Yang, He Pi-Mo, Bao Shi-Ning, Chen Qiao, Zhou Wu-Zong
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04262 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4262
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The electronic states of tetracene adsorbed on Ru (1010) surface as well as their adsorption sites and directions has been studied by using ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy (UPS), angle-resolved ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy (ARUPS) and scanning tunneling microscopy (STM). The UPS measurements show that the six peaks from the tetracene are 2.1, 3.5, 4.8, 6.0, 7.1 and 9.2 eV below the Fermi level. The ARUPS measurements suggest that the plane of tetracene molecule is parallel to the Ru(1010) surface. The STM image shows that the tetracene molecule is adsorbed on Ru (1010) surface with its longer axis lying in the direction of either [0001] or [1210]. The adsorption structure was confirmed with an ab initio calculation based on density functional theory (DFT). The short-bridge site and the hollow site are the most favorable sites when the molecule has its longer axis oriewted along [0001] and [1210], respectively.

Electron transport in solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells based on polyaniline

Guo Li, Liang Lin-Yun, Chen Chong, Wang Ming-Tai, Kong Ming-Guang, Wang Kong-Jia
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04270 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4270
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Solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells (DSCs) were prepared using polaniline (PANI) as hole- transport material. The charge transport and recombination in the cells were studied by means of intensity modulated photocurrent spectroscopy (IMPS) and intensity modulated photovoltage spectroscopy (IMVS). On the basis of lifetime (τn) and mean transit time (τd) of the electrons in nanoporous TiO2 film and fitting of the IMPS response, the effective diffusion coefficient (Dn) and the diffusion length (Ln) of electrons in the TiO2 film were acquired. The electron lifetime in the PANI-based DSCs was about 10 times lower than their liquid counterparts, indicating a much more serious recombination of photogenerated electrons in the TiO2 film, very likely mainly with holes of oxidized dye molecules. With increase in the thickness of TiO2 film, both τn and τd decreased, whereas Ln and Dn increased; and the better performance of the solid-state cells was available only in a suitable thickness range of TiO2 films.
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Test and analysis of uniform magnetic fields for imaging of electrons produced in ion-atom collisions

Feng Wen-Tian, Ma Xin-Wen, Liu Hui-Ping, Chen Lan-Fang, Li Bin, Cao Shi-Ping
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03637 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3637
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In order to expand the solid angle for imaging of electrons in ion-atom collisions, we designed a complex Helmholtz coils composed of four single coils. Theoretical simulations were carried out to optimize the arrangement of the coils. The complex is constructed according to the theoretical analysis, and the magnetic fields were measured for interested regions. The measured results show that the relative uniformity of the magnetic fields is ±0.6%, which satisfies the requirements of collision experiments.

Electron cloud model of residential trip distribution

Wang Dian-Hai, Jing Chao, Yao Rong-Han
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03642 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3642
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The research showed that the probability density curve of residential trip distribution is very similar to the probability density curve of electron in ground state of hydrogen atom. The characteristics of residential trip distribution can be well described by the electron cloud model in quantum mechanics. In this paper a residential trip distribution model is built by simulating electron cloud according to the radial probability density function of electron in hydrogen atom. Then the model is validated by the sample survey data in Changchun city and San Francisco area. The application model is further put forward and its calibration method and process are given by using an example. The model can quantitatively describe the state of residential trip distribution in urban planning and urban traffic planning.

Chebyshev generalized finite spectral method for linear and nonlinear waves

Zhan Jie-Min, Lin Dong, Li Yok-Sheng
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03649 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3649
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A Chebyshev generalized finite spectral method is proposed for 2-D linear and nonlinear waves. To attain high accuracy in time discretization, the fourth-order Adams-Bashforth-Moulton predictor and corrector scheme was used. The proposed numerical scheme is validated by applications to the linear shallow water equations and extended Boussinesq equations, where analytical solution and experimental data are available for comparison respectively. Numerical results agree very well with the corresponding analytical solution or experimental data in all cases.

Algebraic dynamical algorithm for numerical solution of artificial earth satellite motion equation

Lu Wei-Tao, Wang Shun-Jin, Zhang Hua
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03655 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3655
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Algebraic dynamical algorithm is used to solve numerically the artificial earth satellite motion equation for the first time, and the result is compared with Runge-Kutta algorithm and symplectic algorithm under the forth order. The result shows that algebraic dynamical algorithm has higher accuracy than the others in the long-term calculation of satellite orbit. We also discussed the quadrupole and octupole deformation of the Earth's impact on the satellite orbit.

Approximate solution for a class of atmospheric wading wave equations

Mo Jia-Qi, Lin Wan-Tao
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03662 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3662
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In this paper, a class of wading wave equations are considered. Using the homotopic mapping theory and method, the corresponding approximate solution of the system is obtained.

Singular solitons of generalized Camassa-Holm models

Sun Lu, Tian Li-Xin
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03667 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3667
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In this paper we introduce one type of generalized dispersive Camassa-Holm model and make its singularity analysis. We prove that the model is Painlevé integrable by an alternative WTC-Kruskal test and obtain the Painlevé-Bcklund systems and the Bcklund transformation. Many new types of regular soliton, singular soliton, kink soliton, compacton and anti-compacton are explored. Particularly, we have found singular structures of periodic cuspon waves in kink solitons, which occur in their central regions. Based on the regular solitonic system, we do Bcklund transformation and obtain three sorts of singular solitons, namely the periodic blow-up wave with hump structure, kink soliton for the blow-up wave structure and the compacton.

Lie symmetries and Hojman conserved quantities of one kind of differential equations of motion of nonholonomic systems

Hu Chu-Le
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03675 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3675
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The Lie symmetries and Hojman conserved quantities of one kind of differential equations of motion of nonholonomic systems are studied. The determining equations and the restriction equations of Lie symmetries of the system are obtained. The condition under which a conserved quantity exists is established and the form of the conserved quantity is given. An example is given to illustrate the application of the result.

Stability of nonlinear dynamical system of relative rotation and approximate solution under forced excitation

Shi Pei-Ming, Liu Bin
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03678 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3678
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The stability of nonlinear dynamical system of relative rotation is studied. Firstly, the dynamics equation of relative rotation autonomous nonlinear dynamical system with commonly damped force and forced excitation is deduced. Secondly, the stability of relative rotation nonlinear dynamical system is studied. For the nonlinear dynamical system, it is proved that the closed orbit bifurcation can occur under some conditions. Finally, The approximate solution of the equation under forced excitation is obtained by the method of multiple scales.

Matrix elements and classical limit of relativistic particles in infinitely deep potential well

Liang Mai-Lin, Zhang Fu-Lin, Yuan Bing
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03683 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3683
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For relativistic particles with spin-0 (satisfying the Klein-Gordon equation) and spin-1/2 (satisfying the Dirac equation) in infinitely deep potential well, matrix elements for the coordinate, momentum and the velocity operators are calculated. In the limit of large quantum numbers, these matrix elements give the corresponding classical quantities (nowbeing related quantities in special relativity) and satisfy exact classical relations. These results show that the Heisenberg correspondence principle is applicable to such relativistic systems.

Bound state solutions of relativistic particles in a new ring-shaped non-harmonic oscillator potential

Zhang Min-Cang, Wang Zhen-Bang
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03688 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3688
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In this paper, a new ring-shaped non-harmonic oscillator potential is proposed. Under the condition of equal scalar and vector potentials, the exact bound solutions and energy equations of both the Klein-Gordon equation and Dirac equation for this oscillator potential are obtained. It is shown that the angular wave functions of Klein-Gordon equation are given by the hypergeometric functions and the radial wave functions are expressed in terms of the confluent hypergeometric functions or general Laguerre polynomial. The spinner wave functions of the Dirac equation are constructed with the of the Klein-Gordon equation.

A new method for soluing the problem of electron oscillation between coupled quantum wells

Zhang Guo-Feng
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03693 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3693
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The oscillation of electron between two quantum wells has been studied by exactly solving the time-dependent Schrdinger equation(Acta Phys. Sin. 52 1862). The oscillation behaviour for a general case was given and the case for ω=0 was specially discussed. In this paper, we obtained the same solution more simply for the ω=0 case using a new method.

Real-time low-frequency vibration phase drift tracking and auto-compensation in phase-coded quantum key distribution system

Guo Bang-Hong, Lu Yi-Qun, Wang Fa-Qiang, Zhao Feng, Hu Min, Lin Yi-Man, Liao Chang-Jun, Liu Song-Hao
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03695 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3695
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Phase drift caused by environment is the main source of quantum bit error rate and instability in the double M-Z interferometer quantum key distribution(QKD) system. The phase drift consists of both high-frequency and low-frequency vibrations, the former, which is due to environment noise, is usually conducted via the atmosphere and can be isolated by technological measures (e.g. using foamed-plastics wrapping or rubber pillow ), the latter comes from building-vibration, which vibrates slowly with a serious impact on M-Z interferometer, with a period of 3±0.32 min (min level). A novel real-time tracking and compensation method for phase drift caused by low-frequency vibration is proposed. With the improved scheme, the QKD system based on double M-Z interferometers can operate stably for 24 hours, and key exchange with an error below 6% over 75 kilometers has been achieved in the lab.

Entangled coherent states and their nonclassical effects

Xia Yun-Jie, Gao De-Ying
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03703 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3703
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By introducing orthogonal basis,the entangled coherent states are converted to discrete ones. We calculate their entanglement by concurrence their nonclassical effects,such as squeezing and antibunching. We find that the entanglement always follows either one of squeezing or antibunching and the entanglement increases with the increase of one of the nonclassical effects.

Robust quantum computation of the kicked Harper model and quantum chaos

Ye Bin, Gu Rui-Jun, Xu Wen-Bo
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03709 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3709
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The stability of quantum computating of the kicked Harper model with various perturbations is investigated. Above a certain threshold of the imperfections, quantum chaos sets in. The effects of the noise errors and the static imperfections on the quantum computation are analyzed by comparing the statistical ergodic properties and the Husimi functions of the perturbed eigenstates with the ideal eigenstates of the Floquet operator. It is shown that the fidelity decay with static imperfections is exponential while it is Gaussian with noise errors. The time scales of reliable computation with these perturbations are obtained through numerical simulations. Due to the errors in classical computation the distance of two initial states increases exponentially, while the stability of quantum computation is independent of the integrable or chaotic nature of the underlying dynamics.

Canonical entropy of black hole

Zhao Ren, Zhang Li-Chun, Zhang Sheng-Li
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03719 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3719
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Recently, Hawking radiation of the black hole was studied by tunnel effect method. It was found that the radiation spectrum of the black hole is not a strictly pure thermal spectrum. How the deviation between the radiation spectrum from pure thermal spectrum affect the entropy is a very interesting problem. In this paper, we calculate the partition function using the energy spectrum derived by tunnel effect, then obtain the entropy of the black hole. When we take first order approximation, the logarithmic term of entropy correction is consistent with the one considering the generalized uncertainty relation. However, in our calculation, there is no uncertain factor. And the coefficient of logarithmic correction term is the same one after considering the correction to the black hole entropy due to the thermal fluctuation. There are no divergent terms in our result when the thermal capacity of the black hole is negative. So our discussion has universality.

Massive particle quantum tunneling radiation of Barriola-Vilenkin black hole with global monopole

Meng Qing-Miao, Su Jiu-Qing, Jiang Ji-Jian
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03723 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3723
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The quantum tunneling framework is adopted to investigate tunneling radiation of Barriola-Vilenkin black hole with a global monopole. We obtain a conclusion that the emission rate of massive particles is related with the change of Bekenstein-Hawking entropy. The emission rates of massless and massive particles take the same functional form. It is consistent with the underlying unitary theory.

Dynamical behavior of a completely inelastic ball bouncing on a vibrating plate

Jiang Ze-Hui, Zheng Rui-Hua, Zhao Hai-Fa, Wu Jing
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03727 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3727
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A simple analysis for the behavior of a completely inelastic ball bouncing on a vertically vibrating plate has been given. Controlled by the normalized vibration acceleration, the ball undertakes a serials of subharmonic bifurcations. Several typical bifurcation processes are discussed.

Adiabatic Landau-Zener tunnelling in nonlinear three-level system

Wang Guan-Fang, Liu Bin, Fu Li-Bin, Zhao Hong
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03733 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3733
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We investigate adiabatic Landau-Zener tunnelling in nonlinear three-level system. The levels and tunnelling probability are studied with respect to the nonlinearity. For weak nonlinearity, the structures of the levels are smooth and similar to their linear counterparts. However the eigenstates of the middle-level will be unstable for some system parameters, which leads to the adiabaticity to break down and the tunnelling probability chaotic. For strong nonlinearity, the structures of the levels are distorted, including double-ring-like distortion in lower-level and butterfly-like distortion in upper-level. The adiabaticity will be broken down more badly. Finally we give a possible application of the system in triple-well trapped Bose-Einstein condensates.

Stochastic resonance in a single-mode laser with modulated noise and biased amplitude modulation

Jin Guo-Xiang, Cao Li, Zhang Liang-Ying
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03739 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3739
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By adopting the gain-noise model of the single-mode laser in which the pump noise is subject to amplitude modulation wave and the action of biased signal, we use the linear approximation to calculate the power spectrum and signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of the laser intensity, which is driven by two colour noises correlated in the form of an exponential function. The result shows that the SNR shows stochastic resonance with the variation of the noise intensity, the self-correlation time of the pump noise, the parameter of the laser system, the carrier frequency and the signal frequency of the amplitude modulation wave.

Robust guaranteed cost H control for uncertain time-varying delay system

Ma Yue-Chao, Huang Li-Fang, Zhang Qing-Ling
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03744 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3744
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This paper studies the problem of robust H guaranteed cost control for a class of time-varying uncertain continuous systems with both state and input delays. Suppose that the time-varying uncertain parameters are norm-bounded, but the matched conditions are not required to satisfy. A new sufficient condition of H robust stabilization which satisfies guaranteed cost index is given for the systems by constructing the generalized Lyapunov function and taking the linear matrix inequality approach. Robust H guaranteed cost controllers can be realized simply by solving the corresponding linear matrix inequalities so that a guaranteed cost function for the closed-loop systems has an upper bound irrespective of all admissible parameter uncertainties. Then, by iterative approach, the optimal robust H guaranteed cost controllers can be obtained through the corresponding convex optimization. A numerical example is given to show the potential of the proposed technique.

The intermittency and extended dimension induced by truncation error

Sheng Li-Yuan, Jia Wei-Yao, Wu Shu-Ci, Xia Guo-Rong
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03753 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3753
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We further studied the cross-focus system and found direct experimental evidence for the truncation error induced intermittency. The experiment demonstrated that, the numerical solution of the cross-focus system shows features of on-off intermittency, while the analytical solution of the cross-focus system is only a simple limited sequence, and the shadowability controls the system evolution. The accumulation of truncation errors imply the shadowing distances of evolving orbits, and the shadowing distance increases on approaching the fixed point and decreases on leaving the fixed point, and the increment equals the decrement in the cycles statistically. In the vicinity of nonhyperbolic fixed point, there is a threshold value, when the accumulation surpasses this threshold value, a tailure of the shadowability takes place, the system jumps from the attraction phase to the repulsion phase. It is reasonably conjectured that a new extended dimension may occur locally in the vicinity of nonhyperbolic fixed point due to truncation errors.

Research on genetic algorithm optimization based on PID control with two degrees of freedom controller for chaotic system

Niu Pei-Feng, Zhang Jun, Guan Xin-Ping
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03759 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3759
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The proportional-integral-derivative (PID) control algorithm with two degrees of freedom are easy and useful. But when they are applied to nonlinear systems, the parameters are difficult to tune. Using improved genetic algorithm to optimize parameters of PID controller with two degrees of freedom, the convergence rate of parameter optimization is rapid and accurate. When applied to Chen's chaotic system and synchronous motor chaotic system, good results are obtained in simulation experiments.

Initial condition estimation from coupled map lattices based on symbolic vector dynamics

Wang Kai, Pei Wen-Jiang, Xia Hai-Shan, He Zhen-Ya
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03766 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3766
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In this paper, we consider a symbolic dynamic method, based on going athwart the coupled map lattices, to estimate unknown initial conditions of nonlinear dynamical system from the given symbolic vector sequence. It is proved that any value taken from the interval IN will converge to the initial conditions with the iteration of athwart-coupled map lattices function, and an initial condition detection method from symbolic vector sequence is presented. Both theoretical and experimental results show that the estimation method can establish one-to-one correspondence between the initial conditions of coupled map lattices and their symbolic vector sequence; therefore this technique appears to be ideally suited for information estimation.

The neural networks method for detecting weak signals under chaotic background

Xing Hong-Yan, Xu Wei
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03771 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3771
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A method for detecting weak signals embebed in chaotic noise by neural networks based on the theory of phase space reconstruction of the complicated nonlinear system is presented. One-step predictive model for chaotic background is built by neural network that possess powerful cap ability of learning and nonlinear processing. Then the weak transient signal or periodic signal which is embedded in the chaotic background can be detected from the predictive error. And the detecting ability of this method when the chaotic background is mixed with white noiseis studied. The difference in the detecting principle for the transient signal and periodic signal is pointed out. The experiment which takes the Lorenz system as chaotic background shows this method can effectively detect very weak signals embedded in the chaotic background.

Synchronization for a class of chaotic systems via scalar controller

Zhou Ping
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03777 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3777
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Adding a suitable scalar controller to a class of chaotic systems, we can realize the synchronization for these chaotic systems. The method of obtaining the scalar controller from chaotic systems is established. The sufficient and necessary condition of chaos synchronization is obtained, which is irrelative to the chaotic system.

Controlling chaos using half period delay-nonlinear feedback

Yu Hong-Jie, Zheng Ning
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03782 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3782
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A method of chaos control using half period delayed-nonlinear feedback based on stability criterion is proposed in present paper. By a suitable separation of chaotic system, a special nonlinear function is obtained. Using the sum of nonlinear function about the chaotic output signal and its half period delayed output signal a continuous feedback input perturbation is constructed. Self-symmetric directly unstable periodic orbits can be stabilized by the method without using any external force. The method retains the advantages of performing the self-control of delay feedback control and overcomes its limitations. Beside, the validity of control is ensured due to the stability criterion. The control can be started at any moment, and it is convenient and flexible. The coupled coupling Duffing oscillator is taken as a numerical example. The results of numerical simulation show the validity of the method.

Chaotification control of buck converter via time-delayed feedback

Yang Ru, Zhang Bo
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03789 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3789
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Chaotification is an inverse process of chaos control. This paper addresses the mechanism of chaotification of buck converter. A new chaotification model of buck converter is established. Then the chaotification rule of buck converter is discussed. The fact that using time-delay feedback at the input can realize chaotification in buck converter is proved. The ranges of control parameters are determined using nonlinear dynamics stability theory. Computer simulation is made to verify the proposed method and analyze the influence of different control parameters. The theoretical results are verified by experimental measurements.

Impulsive synchronization for unified chaotic systems with channel time-delay and parameter uncertainty

Ma Tie-Dong, Zhang Hua-Guang, Wang Zhi-Liang
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03796 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3796
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In this paper, an impulsive control for synchronization of a class of unified chaotic systems with channel time-delay and parameter uncertainty is proposed. The practical stability of impulsive synchronization between two nonautonomous chaotic systems is studied. This practical stability is equivalent to that of the synchronization error system at the origin. Based on the theory of impulsive differential equation, the criterion for the practical stability of the synchronization error system at the origin is presented. Numerical simulations show the effectiveness of the method.

Phase synchronization and generalized synchronization in doubly driven chaotic oscillators

Wu Yu-Xi, Huang Xia, Gao Jian, Zheng Zhi-Gang
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03803 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3803
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Phase synchronization(PS) and generalized synchronization(GS) of a chaotic oscillator driven by two chaotic signals is investigated. Anti-biased PS and biased GS in the presence of biased coupling are found, i.e., the response oscillator can be phase synchronized (generally synchronized) by the drive with a weaker (stronger) coupling rather than the stronger (weaker) driver. The mechanism for these behaviors are explored.

Control of gyro system based on lowpass filter function feedback

Du Lin, Xu Wei, Jia Fei-Lei, Li Shuang
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03813 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3813
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This paper presents a method of controlling gyro system based on bounded damping feedback. Firstly,using LaSalle invariable theorem,a stability analysis is given theoretically. Then by introducing a two order Butterworth lowpass filter,a feedback controller is proposed on the basis of measured signals. The chaotic gyro system can be stabilized to different periodic obits or fixed points in the numerical simulation. Furthermore,the effects of control parameter and noise are investigated. The results show that the implementation of this control method is simple and easy. In addition,the controller has strong robustness against weak external noise.

Study of nonlinear identification of time series of vibration on transducer in ultrasonic bonding system

Song Ai-Jun, Han Lei
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03820 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3820
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Using high temperatures and ultrasonic, ultrasonic bonding is one of the main methods in the wire bonding technology of the MEMS. The vibrations of transducer were tested. Based on the phase reconstruction theory, identification of the nonlinear characteristics was developed. In comparison with the time series along the axial direction, pitching direction and the horizontal direction, the correlated dimensions have been calculated, clearly describing the nonlinear dynamic characteristics of the transducer. It is helpful for understanding of transducer and can be used as a guide for modeling of this complicated structure.

Escaping problem in the Hénon-Heiles system and numerical algorithms

Zhao Hai-Jun, Du Meng-Li
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03827 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3827
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We study the trajectories and escaping problem in the Hénon-Heiles system using a new fourth order symplectic algorithm and the Runge-Kutta-Fehlberg algorithm. Starting from the same initial point,we found the distance between the two numerical trajectories calculated by the two algorithms increases exponentially in time in the chaotic region. We show this result can be used to measure chaos. We also calculate the escape rate as a function of energy above threshold in the Hénon-Heiles system. The results calculated with two different algorithms agree very well.

Study of multi-fractal spectrum of sol-gel hydrophobic anti-reflective SiO2 coating after laser-conditioning

Zhang Lei, Xu Yao, Jiang Xiao-Dong, Liang Li-Ping, Lü Hai-Bin, Li Xu-Ping, Wei Xiao-Feng, Wu Dong, Sun Yu-Han
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03833 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3833
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Hydrophobic AR SiO2 coating was deposited on the K9 substrate with sol-gel dipping technique,and laser-conditioning was done in “R on 1" mode with Nd:YAG laser (1064nm,7.5ns). Laser-induced damage thresholds (LIDT) were measured by “1 on 1" mode,and fore-and-aft changes of the surface morphology and fractal structure of the coating caused by laser conditioning were investigated with atomic force microscope (AFM) and multi-fractal spectrum (MFS), respectively. The results showed that after laser-conditioning the LIDT of the coating increased obviously,the mean-square roughness decreaseds lightly and the surface of the coating became more smooth,and that width of MFS shrinked and the uniformity of distribution of fractal framework was improved. It means that the micro-structure of the surface of the coating become, so regular that the coating could resist more powerful laser irradiation. Further more,MFS is an effective method to research mechanism of high power laser irradiation on optical coating because we can acquire more information about the change of the surface structure of the coating.

Real stabilization method for single particle resonances

Zhang Li, Zhou Shan-Gui, Meng Jie, Zhao En-Guang
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03839 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3839
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We calculate the single-particle resonances in a one-dimensional model potential and isotropic three-dimensional harmonic and Woods-Saxon potentials using the real stabilization method in coordinate space. The results of the real stabilization method are in good agreement with those from the scattering phase shift method and the analytical continuation in the coupling constant method.

Study of the dipole characteristic of terahertz wave emitted from photoconductor switches

Jia Wan-Li, Shi Wei, Ji Wei-Li, Ma De-Ming
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03845 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3845
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In this paper,different methods are used to simulate the dipole characteristic of terahertz (THz) wave emitted from low-temperature grown GaAs (LT-GaAs) and Semi-insulting GaAs (SI-GaAs) photoconductive semiconductor switches. The results indicate that the main cause of the dipole characteristic of THz wave emitted from LT-GaAs is the lifetime of optical-generated carriers being shorted than the generation time. For SI-GaAs photoconductive semiconductor switches with lifetime of optical-generated carriers longer than 100ps,the dipole characteristic of THz waveforms is mainly caused by intra-valley scattering and space charge field screening under different experimental conditions (different bias field and different optical pulse energy).

On dynamics of precipitated grains migrating in molten metal under high gradient magnetic field

Jin Fang-Wei, Ren Zhong-Ming, Ren Wei-Li, Deng Kang, Zhong Yun-Bo
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03851 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3851
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The precipitated grains in molten metal are to migrate due to the magnetization force. A model describing the migration of a single grain in motlen metal has been proposed in terms of the classical dynamics of rigid body, in which the grain is regarded as a sphere. The theoretical expressions about effective viscosity of the conducting melt, the velocity and distance of migrating grains were derived. The effective viscosity increases linearly with the increment of B2 (the square of the magnetic flux density). The migrating velocity is accelerated to the final value in several ms. The final speed decreases sharply with the increment of the magnetic flux density, which demonstrates that the migration of the grain is suppressed by the high magnetic field. The migration distance is closely relative with the distribution of the magnetic flux density. In order to examine the situation of the primary Si, the sample of Al-18wt%Si alloy was held at 650℃ for an hour and then a high gradient magnetic field (Bz=5T,BzdBz/dz=-224T2/m) was imposed for a certain time before quenching the sample from the melt. The experimental results indicated that the grains withradii larger than or equal to 40μm were mostly migrated in 120s,in good agreement with the theoretical calculation.

Simulation of optical coherence tomography using Monte Carlo method

Jia Ya-Qing, Liang Yan-Mei, Zhu Xiao-Nong
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03861 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3861
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The new assumption that a photon cannot be split is made in the Monte Carlo simulation for optical scattering response function is made,which eliminates the uncertainly in arbitrarily choosing the threshold of photon death. A hyperbolic method is proposed to simulate the Gaussian beam used in optical coherence tomography systems where curved sample interfaces are encountered. Comparison between the calculated OCT pictures of a microscope slide (flat interface) and a cornea (curved interface) with the corresponding experimental ones indicates the effectiveness and the relative advantage of our new simulation method.

The tunable diode laser absorption spectroscoty for measurement of NH3 with particles

Wang Fei, Huang Qun-Xing, Li Ning, Yan Jian-Hua, Chi Yong, Cen Ke-Fa
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03867 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3867
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Tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopy (TDLAS) with wavelength modulation is used to measure the NH3 concentration at normal temperature and pressure near 1531.7nm in near-infrared region. The concentration of 25ppm can be obtained by 10m long-path cell,and concentration from 25ppm to 400ppm has good linear relationship with 2f signal. The effect of particles on 2f signal is discussed in this paper,and a solution of the problem using laser intensity linear fit to make the concentration measurement immune to particle disturbance is suggested.
NUCLEAR PHYSICS

Proton and neutron 1S0 superfluidity in asymmetric nuclear matter

Zuo Wei, Lu Guang-Cheng
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03873 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3873
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The proton and neutron 1S0 pairing gaps and their isospin dependence in isospin asymmetric nuclear matter have been studied by the isospin dependent Brueckner-Hartree-Fock approach and the BCS theory. We have focused on investigating and discussing the effect of three-body force. The calculated results indicate that as the isospin asymmetry increases,the density range of the 1S0 neutron superfluidity is narrowed slightly and the maximum value of the neutron pairing gap increases,while the density domain for the proton superfluidity enlarges rapidly and the peak value of the proton gap decreases remarkably. The three-body force turns out to affect only weakly the neutron 1S0 superfluidity and its isospin dependence,i.e.,it leads to a small reduction of the neutron 1S0 paring gap. However, the three-body force not only reduces largely the strength of the proton 1S0 gaps at high densities in highly asymmetric nuclear matter but also suppresses strongly the density domain for the proton 1S0 superfluidity phase.
ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS

Magnetic quadrupole M2 2s2 1S0—2s2p3P2(Z=10—103) trangsions for Be-like ions

Ouyang Yong-Zhong, Yi You-Gen, Zhu Zheng-He, Zheng Zhi-Jian
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03880 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3880
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A full relativistic multi-configuration Dirac-Fock theory with quantum electrodynamical (QED) effect and Breit corrections is used to calculate the magnetic quadrupole M2 2s21S0—2s2p3P2(Z=10—103) transition energy level, transition probabilities and oscillator strengths for Be-like ions for the first time. The results with Breit and QED corrections included are in good agreements with current experimental data and other theoretical values. The results show that the magnetic quadrupole transition probabilities of highly ionized atoms are comparable with those of neutral atomic allowed transitions and cannot be ignored in the laser plasma of high temperatures in ICF and MCF fusions. The effect of the magnetic quadrupole transition of highly ionsized atoms should be considered in the calculation of dielectronic recombination process, opacity, free path and so on.

Cascade decays and final charge-state distribution of single K-vacancy and double K-vacancy magnesium ions

Hu Hong-Wei, Dong Chen-Zhong, Shi Ying-Long
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03887 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3887
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Based on the conclusion that the contribution of correlated decay of two vacancies in atoms is small,the de-excitation process of Mg1+(1s-1) hollow magnesium ions with single K-vacancy and Mg2+(1s-2) double K-vacancy were treated by applying the radiative-single Auger - double Auger cascade model(RACDA). The final-charge-state distribution(FCSD) of these hollow ions were calculated,and compared with that obtained with the radiative-single Auger cascade model(RAC). The probability of tetravalent ion production via the de-excitation of Mg1+(1s-1) obtained by RACDA model is considerable,but tetravalent ion is not produced in the by RAC model. The probability of hexavalent ion production via the de-excitation of Mg2+(1s-2) obtained by RACDA model is very large,but hexavalent ion is not produced in the RAC model.
PHYSICS OF GASES, PLASMAS, AND ELECTRIC DISCHARGES

Study on measurement of concentration of uni-polarity particles

Sun Jian, Bai Min-Dong, Mao Cheng-Qi, Bai Xi-Yao
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03972 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3972
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At present, the methods using parallel plates and probes for detecting the plasma in the strong field have some limitations in measuring the charged particles produced by gas with high flow rate at atmospheric pressure. In this paper, a new detector with a spherical probe was proposed and was used to measure the charged particle concentration under the conditions of various gas velocities, electric field intensities and distances, as well as to study the spatial distribution of plasma. The result of the new method when was compared with that of DLY air ion detector indicates that the concentration detected by the former is near to the real value. Moreover, the detector with a spherical probe has advantages of as simple operation, small volume and convenience of local test, which contribute to the research of spatial distribution of plasma.

Theoretical investigation of properties of soliton in hot dusty plasma with non-thermal ions

Wang Hong-Yan, Duan Wen-Shan
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03977 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3977
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In this paper, the properties of soliton structures in a hot, unmagnetized dusty plasma which consists of a negatively charged hot dust fluid with variable dust charge, non-thermal distribution of ions and Boltzmann distribution of electrons have been studied. A modified KdV (mKdV) equation which describes the dust acoustic waves in this system is derived by the reductive perturbation method. The effects of dusty plasma parameters on the dust-acoustic solitary waves is studied theoretically. It is found that the soliton structures is determined by the dusty plasma parameters. Furthermore, the soliton only exists in certain regions where these parameters are specially chosen.

Diagnosis of electron density in spot-focused CH plasma with X-ray Laser M-Z interferometer

Zheng Wu-Di, Zhang Guo-Ping, Wang Chen, Sun Jin-Ren, Fang Zhi-Heng, Gu Yuan, Fu Si-Zu
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 03984 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.3984
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A soft X-ray laser Mach-Zehnder interferometer was used to diagnose electron density Ne of spot-focused CH plasma on Shengguang II facility, and the experimental results were presented in this paper. Density reconstruction was performed by making Abel transform, 2D distribution of Ne was obtained, and the highest Ne was about 3.2×1021cm-3. Comparing with simulation results of JB19 code (1.5D) and XRL2D code (2D), it was found that the theoretical result with flux-limited factor of 0.05 agreed with reconstructed result in high density area, but experimental result gave an Ne distribution declining faster. Furthermore, 2D Ne distribution of simulation differed much from that of experiment in details. A brief error analysis showed that flatness error of interferometer dominated the experimental error.
GEOPHYSICS, ASTRONOMY, AND ASTROPHYSICS

A model simulation for anomalous annual cycle of vertical motion in the middle stratosphere

Zheng Bin, Shi Chun-Hua
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04277 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4277
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There is a pronounced antisymmetry with respect to the equator for the middle stratospheric methane, and it has been attributed to the anomalous annual cycle of vertical motions. The NCAR interactive chemical, dynamical and radiative two-dimensional model (SOCRATES) has been used to simulate and explore the possible cause of the anomalous annual cycle of vertical motions. The simulation results indicate that the quasi-biennial shift to the equator of high concentration ozone center plays an important role in the interannual anomaly of annual cycle. Ashigh concentration of ozone leaves the equator for the summer Hemisphere, there more solar radiation is absorbed in the middle stratosphere, while in the winter Hemisphere the situation is the contrary. Thus enhanced ascending motion is promoted by greater short-wavelength radiation heating in the middle stratosphere over the summer Hemisphere and strengthens the descending motion over the winter Hemisphere as well, which results in a stronger annual cycle. On the contrary, when high concentration of ozone is located close to the equator, there is a relatively weaker annual cycle.

Spectral shift and spectral transition of ultrashort pulsed Hermite-Gaussian beams in the turbulent atmosphere

Ji Xiao-Ling, Tang Ming-Yue, Zhang Tao
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04281 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4281
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Based on the extended Huygens-Fresnel principle, the analytical expression for the spectrum of ultrashort pulsed Hermite-Gaussian (H-G) beams propagating through the turbulent atmosphere is derived. The spectral shift and spectral transition are studied, and reasonable physical explanations are given. It is shown that the spectrum depends on the structure constant of the refractive index, order of the Hermite polynomial, pulse duration and position of the observation point. The on-axis spectrum is blue-shifted, the off-axis spectrum becomes red-shifted with increasing transverse coordinate, and the position with null spectral shift is independent of pulse duration. Furthermore, there exists an off-axis spectral transition when the turbulence reaches a certain degree. The behavior of the off-axis spectral transition in turbulence is very different from that in free space, which is analyzed in detail.

Analysis of wavefront measuring method for daytime adaptive optics

Li Chao-Hong, Xian Hao, Jiang Wen-Han, Rao Chang-Hui
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04289 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4289
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Two field-of-view shifted Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensors (FSWFS) are proposed, which are used to measure the wavefront information of object signal under daytime conditons. The experimental results on the sky background's non-uniformity characteristics are obtained, the detecting error of the dual focal-plane FSWFS is analyzed in this paper and its principle has been proven by experiments with a single focal-plane array. The measuring results indicate that FSWFS can precisely and stably measure the wavefront information of object signal with strong background. At the same time, the detection capacity of FSWFS is estimated and its restraining factors are analyzed, and the estimation results show that the adaptive optics system with FSWFS in Yunnan observatory can precisely measure the wavefront information of object signal whose V magnitude is 5 when the brightness of the sky background is 10 W/m2·sr.

Numerical simulation of the ionization effects of low-and high-altitude nuclear explosions

Zhao Zheng-Yu, Wang Xiang
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04297 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4297
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Low-altitude and high-altitude nuclear explosions are sources of intensive additional ionization in ionosphere. In this paper, in terms of the ionization equilibrium equation system and the equation of energy deposition of radiation in atmosphere, and considering the influence of atmosphere, the temporal and spacial distribution of ionization effects caused by atmospheric nuclear detonation are investigated. The calculated results show that the maximum of additional free electron density produced by low-altitude nuclear explosion is greater than that by the high-altitude nuclear burst. As to the influence of instant nuclear radiation, there is obvious difference between the low-altitude and the high-altitude explosions. The influence range and the continuance time caused by delayed nuclear radiation is less for the low-altitude nuclear detonation than that for the high-altitude one.

A study of the light curve periodic behavior of BL Lac object S5 0716+714

Zhang Hao-Jing, Zhang Xiong
Acta Physica Sinica. 2007, 56 (7): 04305 doi: 10.7498/aps.56.4305
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From a large volume of literature we have collected a total of 16818 datapoints of effective observation of BL Lac object S5 0716+714 in the optical band, and constructed its long-term light curve from 1994 to 2006 AD. The light curve shows that S5 0716+714 is very active and exhibits very complicated non-sinusoidal variations. We used power spectrum method to analyze the period of light curve variation. Our results show that the long-term period of variation is 1.1 year. Time of coincidence is possible, Raiteri et al. have found the period of 3.3 year, which may be a multiple of 1.1-year periods. We expect next burst in 2006 July.
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