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Enhancement of dislocation velocities by stress-assisted kink nucleation at the native oxide/SiGe interface

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2 Author(s)
Stach, E.A. ; National Center for Electron Microscopy, Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720 ; Hull, R.

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Experiments have shown that a native oxide layer on the surface of a strained SiGe epilayer causes an order of magnitude increase in dislocation velocities during annealing over those observed in atomically clean samples and during crystal growth [E. A. Stach, R. Hull, R. M. Tromp, M. C. Reuter, M. Copel, F. K. LeGoues, and J. C. Bean, J. Appl. Phys. 83, 1931 (1998)]. This behavior is explained herein by stress-assisted dislocation kink nucleation at the oxide/epilayer interface. Finite element models are used to estimate the stress local to steps at this interface due to both intrinsic and thermal expansion stresses, and dislocation theory is used to determine the resulting increase in single kink nucleation. © 2001 American Institute of Physics.

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Applied Physics Letters  (Volume:79 ,  Issue: 3 )

Date of Publication:

Jul 2001

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