optical phonon


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optical phonon

[′äp·tə·kəl ′fō‚nän]
(solid-state physics)
A quantum of an optical mode of vibration of a crystal lattice.
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The decrease in drift mobility with temperature at low fields is due to increased intra-valley polar optical phonon scattering whereas the decrease in velocity at higher fields is due to increased intra and inter valley scattering.
Raman scattering distributed temperature sensors, that use the temperature dependence of inelastic scattering on optical phonons,

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