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Dopants at adjacent sites. Probability. Solid State Physics.by theleftside
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Dec613, 08:41 AM

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Hi,
Could someone explain how to calculate the probability that two substitutional dopants will reside in adjacent lattice sites. For example, given a dopant concentration of 5% and a crystal structure in which each lattice site/atom is coordinated to 8 others what is the probability of finding two dopant atoms residing in adjacent lattice sites? Thanks for any insight! 


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Dec713, 10:17 AM

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Well, the probability of a dopant being isolated would be (10.05)^8 (using your example). I'm sure you can figure out the rest.
Claude. 


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