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Title: Hydrogen decoration of radiation damage induced defect structures

The defect complexes that are formed when protons with energies in the MeV-range were implanted into high-purity silicon were investigated. After implantation, the samples were annealed at 400 °C or 450 °C for times ranging between 15 minutes and 30 hours. The resistivity of the samples was then analyzed by Spreading Resistance Profiling (SRP). The resistivity shows minima where there is a high carrier concentration and it is possible to extract the carrier concentration from the resistivity data. Initially, there is a large peak in the carrier concentration at the implantation depth where most of the hydrogen is concentrated. For longer anneals, this peak widens as the hydrogen diffuses away from the implantation depth. Following the changes in resistivity as a function of annealing time allows us to characterize the diffusion of hydrogen through these samples. Differences in the diffusion were observed depending on whether the silicon was grown by the magnetic Czochralski (m:Cz) method or the Float zone (Fz) method.
Authors:
 [1] ; ;  [2] ;  [3] ; ;  [4]
  1. Institute of Solid State Physics, Graz University of Technology, 8010 Graz and Infineon Technologies Austria AG, 9500 Villach (Austria)
  2. Institute of Solid State Physics, Graz University of Technology, 8010 (Austria)
  3. Infineon Technologies Austria AG, 9500 Villach (Austria)
  4. Infineon Technologies AG, 81726 Munich (Germany)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22263720
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1583; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: ICDS-2013: 27. international conference on defects in semiconductors, Bologna (Italy), 21-26 Jul 2013; Other Information: (c) 2014 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; ANNEALING; DEFECTS; DIFFUSION; HYDROGEN; IMPURITIES; MEV RANGE; RADIATION EFFECTS; SILICON