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Title: Time-dependent of characteristics of Cu/CuS/n-GaAs/In structure produced by SILAR method

Abstract

Highlights: • The CuS thin film used at Cu/n-GaAs structure is grown by SILAR method. • There has been no report on ageing of characteristics of this junction in the literature. • The properties of Cu/CuS/n-GaAs/In structure are examined with different methods. • It has been shown that Cu/CuS/n-GaAs/In structure has a stable interface. - Abstract: The aim of this study is to explain effects of the ageing on the electrical properties of Cu/n-GaAs Shottky barrier diode with Copper Sulphide (CuS) interfacial layer. CuS thin films are deposited on n-type GaAs substrate by Successive Ionic Layer Adsorption and Reaction (SILAR) method at room temperature. The structural and the morphological properties of the films have been carried out by Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) techniques. The XRD analysis of as-grown films showed the single-phase covellite, with hexagonal crystal structure built around two preferred orientations corresponding to (102) and (108) atomic planes. The ageing effects on the electrical properties of Cu/CuS/n-GaAs/In structure have been investigated. The current–voltage (I–V) measurements at room temperature have been carried out to study the change in electrical characteristics of the devices as a function of ageing time. The main electrical parameters, such as idealitymore » factor (n), barrier height (Φ{sub b}), series resistance (R{sub s}), leakage current (I{sub 0}), and interface states (N{sub ss}) for this structure have been calculated. The results show that the main electrical parameters of device remained virtually unchanged.« less

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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22581620
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Materials Research Bulletin; Journal Volume: 81; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2016 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; AGING; COPPER; COPPER SULFIDES; CRYSTAL STRUCTURE; ELECTRIC CONDUCTIVITY; GALLIUM ARSENIDES; GRAIN ORIENTATION; HETEROJUNCTIONS; INDIUM; INTERFACES; LEAKAGE CURRENT; OPTICAL PROPERTIES; SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY; TEMPERATURE RANGE 0273-0400 K; THIN FILMS; X-RAY DIFFRACTION

Citation Formats

Sağlam, M., and Güzeldir, B., E-mail: msaglam@atauni.edu.tr. Time-dependent of characteristics of Cu/CuS/n-GaAs/In structure produced by SILAR method. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1016/J.MATERRESBULL.2016.04.025.
Sağlam, M., & Güzeldir, B., E-mail: msaglam@atauni.edu.tr. Time-dependent of characteristics of Cu/CuS/n-GaAs/In structure produced by SILAR method. United States. doi:10.1016/J.MATERRESBULL.2016.04.025.
Sağlam, M., and Güzeldir, B., E-mail: msaglam@atauni.edu.tr. 2016. "Time-dependent of characteristics of Cu/CuS/n-GaAs/In structure produced by SILAR method". United States. doi:10.1016/J.MATERRESBULL.2016.04.025.
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abstractNote = {Highlights: • The CuS thin film used at Cu/n-GaAs structure is grown by SILAR method. • There has been no report on ageing of characteristics of this junction in the literature. • The properties of Cu/CuS/n-GaAs/In structure are examined with different methods. • It has been shown that Cu/CuS/n-GaAs/In structure has a stable interface. - Abstract: The aim of this study is to explain effects of the ageing on the electrical properties of Cu/n-GaAs Shottky barrier diode with Copper Sulphide (CuS) interfacial layer. CuS thin films are deposited on n-type GaAs substrate by Successive Ionic Layer Adsorption and Reaction (SILAR) method at room temperature. The structural and the morphological properties of the films have been carried out by Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) techniques. The XRD analysis of as-grown films showed the single-phase covellite, with hexagonal crystal structure built around two preferred orientations corresponding to (102) and (108) atomic planes. The ageing effects on the electrical properties of Cu/CuS/n-GaAs/In structure have been investigated. The current–voltage (I–V) measurements at room temperature have been carried out to study the change in electrical characteristics of the devices as a function of ageing time. The main electrical parameters, such as ideality factor (n), barrier height (Φ{sub b}), series resistance (R{sub s}), leakage current (I{sub 0}), and interface states (N{sub ss}) for this structure have been calculated. The results show that the main electrical parameters of device remained virtually unchanged.},
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