By Topic

Effect of buried Si/SiO2 interface on dopant and defect evolution in preamorphizing implant ultrashallow junction

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

8 Author(s)
Hamilton, J.J. ; Advanced Technology Institute, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, United Kingdom ; Colombeau, B. ; Sharp, J.A. ; Cowern, N.E.B.
more authors

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

P-type ultrashallow junctions are widely fabricated using Ge preamorphization prior to ultralow-energy boron implantation. However, for future technology nodes, issues arise when bulk silicon is supplanted by silicon-on-insulator (SOI). An understanding of the effect of the buried Si/SiO2 interface on defect evolution, electrical activation, and diffusion is needed in order to optimize the preamorphization technique. In the present study, boron has been implanted in germanium preamorphized silicon and SOI wafers with different preamorphizing implant conditions. Subsequent to implantation an isothermal annealing study of the samples was carried out. Electrical and structural properties were measured by Hall-effect and secondary-ion-mass spectroscopy techniques. The results show a variety of interesting effects. For the case where the Ge preamorphization end-of-range defects are close to the buried oxide interface, there is less dopant deactivation and less transient-enhanced diffusion, due to a lower interstitial gradient towards the surface.

Published in:

Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures  (Volume:24 ,  Issue: 1 )