By Topic

Interface induced uphill diffusion of boron: an effective approach for 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 $13
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)
Howard Chih-Hao Wang ; R&D, Taiwan Semicond. Manuf. Co., Hsinchu, Taiwan ; Chih-Chiang Wang ; Chih-Sheng Chang ; Tahui Wang
more authors

This paper investigates anomalous diffusion behavior for ultra low energy implants in the extension or tip of PMOS devices. Transient enhanced diffusion (TED) is minimal at these low energies, since excess interstitials are very close to the surface. Instead, interface induced uphill diffusion is found, for the first time, to dominate during low temperature thermal cycles. The interface pile-up dynamics can be taken advantage of to produce shallower junctions and improve short channel effect control in PMOS devices. Attempts to minimize TED before spacer deposition by inclusion of extra RTA anneals are shown to be detrimental to forming boron ultra shallow junctions.

Published in:

Electron Device Letters, IEEE  (Volume:22 ,  Issue: 2 )