Hole-Like Defects in n-Channel 4H-SiC MESFETs Observed by Current Transient Spectroscopy


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Conductance DLTS measurements have been performed on 4H-SiC MESFETs. A broad band due to electron emission by different levels is observed. An additional “hole-like” level with activation energy of 0.9 eV is obtained in linear regime but not in saturation regime. From the results, it is proposed that this “hole-like” signal is due to capture of electron present at a conductive SiC/SiO2 interfacial layer.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 483-485)

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Dr. Roberta Nipoti, Antonella Poggi and Andrea Scorzoni




J. M. Bluet et al., "Hole-Like Defects in n-Channel 4H-SiC MESFETs Observed by Current Transient Spectroscopy", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 483-485, pp. 865-868, 2005

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May 2005





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