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Transition metal dislocation interactions in semiconductor silicon

A.M Berg

Transition metal dislocation interactions in semiconductor silicon

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Published by UMIST in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementA.M. Berg ; supervised by A.R. Peaker.
ContributionsPeaker, A.R., Electrical Engineering and Electronics.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20379152M

Often, there is a linear relation between composition and band gap, which is referred to as Vegard's Law. Stacking faults occur in a number of crystal structures, but the common example is in close-packed structures. Summary and concluding remarks Part One of the book explains the theory of magnetism in semiconductors, while Part Two covers the growth of semiconductors for spintronics. Special grain boundaries exhibit a periodic structure, while general grain boundaries show no appearent periodicity.

This "law" is often violated in real materials, but nevertheless offers useful guidance for designing materials with specific band gaps. A light-emitting diode or LED is a kind of diode that converts some of the energy of electron-hole recombination into light. Semiconductor p-n junctions are important in many kinds of electronic devices, including diodestransistors, light-emitting diodes, and photovoltaic cells. Interstitial cations e.

When a conduction band electron drops down to recombine with a valence band hole, both are annihilated and energy is released. This radiative recombination process always occurs in competition with non-radiative recombination, in which the energy is simply converted to heat. This is about 12 orders of magnitude lower than the valence electron density of Al, the element just to the left of Si in the periodic table. In order to gain a better understanding and control of these effects, semiconductor foundries are today interested in integrating the physics of dislocations in their current finite-element simulation capabilities. Because of this, LED lights have pure colors and narrow emission spectra relative to other light sources, such as incandescent and fluorescent lights.


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Transition metal dislocation interactions in semiconductor silicon book

Increasing the mole fraction of the lighter element P results in a larger band gap, and thus a higher energy of emitted photons.

Disclinations are line defects corresponding to "adding" or "subtracting" an angle around a line. Nanoscale — CrossRef Google Scholar 7. The electrons flow downhill, towards the n-type side of the junction, the holes flow uphill towards the p-side.

In some cases where the radius of the substitutional atom ion is substantially smaller than that of the atom ion it is replacing, its equilibrium position can be shifted away from the lattice site. Introduction 7.

Sometimes the term solar cell is reserved for devices intended specifically to capture energy from sunlight, whereas the term photovoltaic cell is used when the light source is unspecified.

If one cube has an A atom at its center, the atom is on a site usually occupied by a B atom, and is thus an antisite defect. Rare-earth-based layered chalcogenides and pnictides, including mixed anion systems 4.

Grain boundaries Crystallization and recrystallization are typical processes to produce multi-crystalline silicon as the mostly applied material in solar cell manufacture. In addition, we investigate the effect of active slip systems to the processes of fine-graining by using the pseudo-three-dimensional model with twelve slip systems of FCC metal.

The electric field is diminished, the bands are flattened, and current flows easily since the applied bias lowers the built-in potential. LEDs containing nitride dilute magnetic semiconductors Also amorphous solids may contain defects.

Only Cr, Mn, and Fe could be identified in undisturbed interstitial sites after quenching, the others precipitated or formed complexes.

Semiconductor solid solutions such as GaAs1-xPx have band gaps that are intermediate between the end member compounds, in this case GaAs and GaP both zincblende structure.

A first model of the electrical activity of grain boundaries in Ge was proposed by Taylor et al. This can be explained by electron tunneling between deep defects along dislocations. Other variations that add up to an octet configuration are also possible, such as CuIInIIISe2, which has the chalcopyrite structure, shown at the right.

Summary and concluding remarks Solar cells have many current applications.Dislocations in Semiconductor Devices The ongoing race to develop smaller and more powerful semiconductor devices (e.g. in microprocessor chips) has led to the introduction of more and more sophisticated manufacturing techniques for Silicon-based applications.

Is 'semiconductor' always just another name for 'transition metal'?

Interaction of Point Defects with Dislocations in Silicon and Germanium: Electrical and Optical Effects to deal with the atomic and electronic structure of dislocations in silicon and. Jan 27,  · Observation of excitonic fine structure in a 2D transition-metal dichalcogenide semiconductor.

Shang J(1), Shen X, Cong C, Peimyoo N, Cao B, Eginligil M, Yu T. Author information: (1)Division of Physics and Applied Physics, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Cited by: Advanced Silicon Materials for Photovoltaic Applications has been designed to describe the full potentialities of silicon as a multipurpose material Advanced Components Based on the Dislocation Luminescence in Silicon Silicon Nanostructures References 15 Interactions of Transition-Metal Impurities with.

Semiconductor Physics – K. Seeger The Physics of Semiconductors – Grundmann Basic Semiconductors Physics - Hamaguchi Electronic and Optoelectronic Properties of Semiconductors - Singh Quantum Well Wires and Dots – Hartmann Wave Mechanics Applied to Semiconductor Heterostructures - Bastard.

Atomistics of Dislocation Mobility in Silicon: Core Structure and Mechanisms by Joao F. Justo Filho Submitted to the Department of Nuclear Engineering on February 25,in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy Abstract The mobility of partial dislocations in the {} glide set of silicon is studied.