Activation kinetics of implanted Si+ in GaN and application to fabricating lateral Schottky diodes

Y. Irokawa, Jihyun Kim, F. Ren, K. H. Baik, B. P. Gila, C. R. Abernathy, S. J. Pearton, C. C. Pan, G. T. Chen, J. I. Chyi

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The activation kinetics of implanted Si+ into p-GaN were examined, yielding an energy for electrical activation of 1.65 eV. The resulting activation efficiency reached a maximum of 30% for an ion dose of 2.5X1014 cm-2 after annealing at 1200°C for 2 min.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4987-4989
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Dec 15
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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