Homoepitaxial Growth of 4H-SiC Multi-Epilayers and its Application to UV Detection


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Homoepitaxial growth of 4H-SiC p+/π/n- multi-epilayer on n+ substrate and in-situ doping of p+ and π-epilayer have been achieved in the LPCVD system with SiH4+C2H4+H2. The surface morphologies, homogeneities and doping concentrations of the n--single-epilayers and the p+/π/n- multi-epilayers were investigated by Nomarski, AFM, Raman and SIMS, respectively. AFM and Raman investigation showed that both single- and multi-epilayers have good surface morphologies and homogeneities, and the SIMS analyses indicated the boron concentration in p+ layer was at least 100 times higher than that in π layer. The UV photodetectors fabricated on 4H-SiC p+/π/n- multi-epilayers showed low dark current and high detectivity in the UV range.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 556-557)

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X. F. Liu et al., "Homoepitaxial Growth of 4H-SiC Multi-Epilayers and its Application to UV Detection ", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 556-557, pp. 109-112, 2007

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