By Topic

Influence of silicon doping on vacancies and optical properties of AlxGa1-xN thin films

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $31
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

6 Author(s)
Slotte, J. ; Laboratory of Physics, Helsinki University of Technology, P.O. Box 1100, FIN-02015 HUT, Finland ; Tuomisto, F. ; Saarinen, K. ; Moe, C.G.
more authors

Your organization might have access to this article on the publisher's site. To check, click on this link: 

The authors have used positron annihilation spectroscopy and photoluminescence measurements to study the influence of silicon doping on vacancy formation in AlGaN:Si structures. The results show a correlation between the Doppler broadening measurements and the intensity from 510 nm photoluminescence transition. The reduction in the W parameter when the [Si]/[Al+Ga] fraction in the gas phase is above 3×10-4 indicates that the positrons annihilate in an environment where less Ga 3d electrons are present, i.e., they are trapped in group-III vacancies. The observation of vacancies at these silicon concentrations coincides with the onset of the photoluminescence transition at 510 nm.

Published in:

Applied Physics Letters  (Volume:90 ,  Issue: 15 )