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Portrait of Erik Lind; Photo: Kennet Ruona

Erik Lind

Professor, Coordinator Nanoelectronics & Nanophotonics

Portrait of Erik Lind; Photo: Kennet Ruona

InAs hole inversion and bandgap interface state density of 2 x 10(11) cm(-2) eV(-1) at HfO2/InAs interfaces

Author

  • C. H. Wang
  • S. W. Wang
  • G. Doornbos
  • G. Astromskas
  • K. Bhuwalka
  • R. Contreras-Guerrero
  • M. Edirisooriya
  • J. S. Rojas-Ramirez
  • G. Vellianitis
  • R. Oxland
  • M. C. Holland
  • C. H. Hsieh
  • Peter Ramvall
  • Erik Lind
  • W. C. Hsu
  • Lars-Erik Wernersson
  • R. Droopad
  • M. Passlack
  • C. H. Diaz

Summary, in English

High-k/InAs interfaces have been manufactured using InAs surface oxygen termination and low temperature atomic layer deposition of HfO2. Capacitance-voltage (C-V) curves revert to essentially classical shape revealing mobile carrier response in accumulation and depletion, hole inversion is observed, and predicted minority carrier response frequency in the hundred kHz range is experimentally confirmed; reference samples using conventional techniques show a trap dominated capacitance response. C-V curves have been fitted using advanced models including nonparabolicity and Fermi-Dirac distribution. For an equivalent oxide thickness of 1.3 nm, an interface state density D-it = 2.2 x 10(11) cm(-2) eV(-1) has been obtained throughout the InAs bandgap. (C) 2013 AIP Publishing LLC.

Department/s

  • Solid State Physics
  • Department of Electrical and Information Technology
  • NanoLund

Publishing year

2013

Language

English

Publication/Series

Applied Physics Letters

Volume

103

Issue

14

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

American Institute of Physics (AIP)

Topic

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering

Status

Published

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 0003-6951