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Metal-semiconductor Schottky barrier junctions and their applications

Metal-semiconductor Schottky barrier junctions and their applications

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Published by Plenum Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diodes, Schottky-barrier.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by B.L. Sharma.
    ContributionsSharma, B. L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK7871.89.S35 M48 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 370 p. :
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2839897M
    ISBN 100306415216
    LC Control Number84001723


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Metal-semiconductor Schottky barrier junctions and their applications Download PDF EPUB FB2

About this book. About this book. The present-day semiconductor technology would be inconceivable without extensive use of Schottky barrier junctions. In spite of an excellent book by Professor E.H. Rhoderick () dealing with the basic principles of metal­ semiconductor contacts and a few recent review articles, the need for a monograph on "Metal-Semiconductor Schottky Barrier Junctions and Their Applications Brand: Springer US.

The present-day semiconductor technology would be inconceivable without extensive use of Schottky barrier junctions. In spite of an excellent book by Professor E.H. Get this from a library. Metal-semiconductor Schottky barrier junctions and their applications.

[B L Sharma;]. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: 1. Physics of Schottky Barrier Junctions   What is Schottky Diode. A Schottky diode, widely popular as barrier diode, refers to a metal-semiconductor diode that comprises lower voltage drops than usual PN-junction diodes.

On top of that, it possesses a fast switching speed. Their advantage includes the fact that their forward voltage drop is significantly lower than PN-junction diodes. The Schottky diode, also known as hot carrier diode, is a semiconductor diode with a low forward voltage drop and a very fast switching action.

A metal-semiconductor junction is formed between a metal and a semiconductor, creating a Schottky barrier instead of a semiconductor-semiconductor junction as in conventional diodes.

The semiconductor would typically be N-type silicon and typical metals. Chapter 4 Metal-Semiconductor contacts and semiconductor-semiconductor heterojunctions Metal-Semiconductor contacts (Schottky junction) Electrostatic analysis 1.

Schottky barrier models (1) The Schottky-Mott model According to Schottky and Mott () the height of the barrier between a metal and an n-type semiconductor is given by qΦb.

Metal-to-semiconductor (M-S) junctions are of great importance since they are present in every semiconductor device. They can behave either as a Schottky barrier or as an ohmic contact dependent on the characteristics of the interface.

We will primarily focus on Schottky barriers. Conduction Mechanisms for Metal/Semiconductor Contacts Ef V I Ohmic Schottky (c) Field emission. (a) Thermionic emission (b) Thermionic-field emission Low doping Medium doping Heavy doping Fig.

Conduction mechanisms for metal/n-semiconductor contacts as a function of the barrier. A Schottky barrier, named after Walter H. Schottky, is a potential energy barrier for electrons formed at a metal-semiconductor junction [17].

Schottky barriers have rectifying characteristics, and then they are suitable for use as diodes. One of the basic characteristics of a Schottky barrier is its height, regularly denoted by Φ B (see Fig. A Schottky diode is a single metal–semiconductor junction, used for its rectifying properties.

Schottky diodes are often the most suitable kind of diode when a low forward voltage drop is desired, such as in a high efficiency DC power supply. Also, because of their majority-carrier conduction mechanism, Schottky diodes can achieve greater switching speeds than p–n junction diodes.

Abstract. A rectifying metal-semiconductor contact is known as a Schottky barrier after W. Schottky, who first proposed a model for barrier formation.

Our knowledge of metal-semiconductor diodes is more than a century old. Braun, (1) inreported the rectifying nature of metallic contacts on copper, iron, and lead sulfide crystals.

Although numerous experimental and theoretical studies have. Most important parameter of MS junction: Schottky barrier height: qϕBn = WM − χ Also: qϕBn = qφbi + qϕn Warning: simple theory not followed due to surface states ⇒ In practice, rely on measurements for qϕBn.

Still can use: qϕBn = qφbi + qϕn Typical Schottky barrier height: qϕB ∼ − eV (depends on metal and doping type). The Schottky diode or Schottky Barrier Rectifier is named after the German physicist “Walter H.

Schottky”, is a semiconductor diode designed with a metal by the semiconductor junction. It has a low-forward voltage drop and a very rapid switching act. In the early days of wireless, cat’s-whisker detectors are used and in early power applications, metal rectifiers used which can be.

junctions can thus form one of the smallest microscopic Ohmic resistors. Furthermore, either n-type or p-type doping of the semiconducting portion of the T junction should yield Schottky barrier-type devices.

We investigate the local density of states (LDOS) using the tight-binding p-band approximation. Only nearest-neighbor interactions are. ISBN Physics of Schottky Barrier Junction (first chapter in book Metal-semiconductor Schottky barrier junctions and their applications George Edward Alcorn Jr.

( words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article. A metal-semiconductor junction results in an Ohmic contact (i.e.

a contact with voltage independent resistance) if the Schottky barrier height, f B, is zero or such case, the carriers are free to flow in or out of the semiconductor so that there is a minimal resistance across the contact.

An ideal Ohmic contact is a low resistance, and non-rectifying junction with no potential exists between the the metal-semiconductor interface. Consider the case in Figure 1 (b), the MS contact with \(\Phi_M their low energy, which will cause the Fermi level in.

ISBN Physics of Schottky Barrier Junction (first chapter in book Metal-semiconductor Schottky barrier junctions and their applications Akbar Adibi ( words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article. Technological constraint: Schottky diodes engineered using process modules developed for other circuit elements → demands resource­ fulness and imagination from device designer.

Typical implementations: n+ n n+ Schottky metal n+ n ohmic contact Schottky junction ohmic contact semi-insulating GaAs p.

With this thinnest BaTiO 3 barrier, which shows a negligible resistance to the tunnelling current but is still ferroelectric, the device is reduced to a polarization-modulated metal/semiconductor Schottky junction that exhibits a more efficient control on the tunnelling resistance to. electric field).

Typically, if a Schottky barrier exists at a metal/ semiconductor interface, the band bending direction (upward or downward) and the barrier height will determine the polarity and magnitude of the local photocurrent extracted, respectively.

Moreover, carrier diffusion length can also be. This study reviews the development of MOS Schottky diode, which offers enhanced performance when compared with conventional metal-semiconductor Schottky diode structures because of the presence of the oxide layer.

This layer increases Schottky barrier heights and reduced leakage currents. It also compared the MOS and metal-semiconductor structures. This book presents a new approach to quantum mechanical tunnelling and its applications to various fields of physics.

The conventional concepts of this phenomenon, which are based on a time-dependent or time-independent approach, are inadequate in providing explanations for 1) the limit of resolution of field-emission microscope, 2) the Esaki.

Physics of Schottky Barrier Junction (first chapter in book Metal-semiconductor Schottky barrier junctions and their applications by B.

Sharma, PlenumPress, NewYork ()) Publications. He has contributed the first chapter in Metal-semiconductor Schottky barrier junctions and their applications, Plenum Press New York The metal-semiconductor (MS) Schottky barrier junction, formed by putting a metal in contact with a semiconductor crystal, is the simplest form of electronic rectifier.

Despite the simple structure, the MS junction shows a variety of anomalous electrical characteristics. A metal semiconductor junction is formed at one end, it is a unilateral junction.

Another metal semiconductor contact is formed at the other end. It is an ideal Ohmic bilateral contact with no potential existing between metal and semiconductor and is non rectifying. The built-in potential across the open circuited Schottky barrier diode. Layer-number-dependent performance of metal–semiconductor junctions (MSJs) with multilayered two-dimensional (2D) semiconductors has attracted increasing attention for their potential in ultrathin electronics and optoelectronics.

However, the mechanism of the interaction and the resulting charge transfer/redistribution at the two kinds of interfaces in MSJ with multilayered 2D semiconductors. The conventional structure for SBDs has high leakage when reverse biased due to the high electric field at the metal-semiconductor interface, where defects allow leakage current to flow.

The Junction Barrier Schottky structure, or JBS structure, adds p-type regions at the interface, moving the maximum electric field under the p-region and away. Two-dimensional (2D) semiconductors have the potential to revolutionize future electronics. However, large Schottky barriers exist between 2D semiconductors and metals due to the Fermi level pinning effect, which seriously limits their applications.

Here, we. Contacts that involve polycrystalline silicon; applications of the metal-semiconductor barriers in MOS, bipolar, and MESFET digital integrated circuits; and methods for measuring the barrier height are covered as well.

Process engineers, device physicists, circuit designers, and students of this discipline will find the book very useful. The rectifying Schottky characteristics of the metal–semiconductor junction with high contact resistance have been a serious issue in modern electronic devices.

Herein, we demonstrated the conversion of the Schottky nature of the Ni–Si junction, one of the most commonly used metal–semiconductor junctions, into an Ohmic contact with low contact resistance by inserting a. The silicon-based Sm-S cooler junctions, with the Schottky tunnel barrier replacing the insulator tunnel barrier, were originally introduced to improve certain features of NIS based devices 6.

It was anticipated that the Schottky barrier could be free from the unwanted leakage and pinhole effects that were present in large scale, high. The Metal-Semiconductor Junction To make a device, we need to connect a metal electrode to the semiconductor. Metal-semiconductor (M-S) junctions can behave as either Schottky barriers or as Ohmic contacts, depending on the interface properties.

Ohmic contact: No potential exists between metal and semiconductor Cathode: Electron injecting contact. A schottky diode, is a special kind of diode, made of with junction between a semiconductor and a metal, which, under certain circumstances, like the correct Fermi energy level and semiconductor energy barrier, form a usable diode.

As known, diod. tuning of Schottky barrier Yuanyue Liu,1*† Paul Stradins,1 Su-Huai Wei1,2* Two-dimensional (2D) semiconductors have shown great potential for electronic and optoelectronic applications. However, their development is limited by a large Schottky b arrier (SB) at the metal-semiconductor junction .