Electronic Structure of Graphite/6H-SiC Interfaces

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We have studied the electronic structure of the interface between 6H-SiC{0001} and graphite. On n-type and p-type 6H-SiC(0001) we observe Schottky barriers of ÁSi b,n = 0.3±0.1 eV and ÁSi b,p = 2.7±0.1 eV, respectively. The observed barrier is face specific: on n-type 6H- SiC(0001) we find ÁC b,n = 1.3±0.1 eV. The impact of these barriers on the electrical properties of metal/SiC contacts is discussed.

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Materials Science Forum (Volumes 556-557)

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N. Wright, C.M. Johnson, K. Vassilevski, I. Nikitina and A. Horsfall

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701-704

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T. Seyller et al., "Electronic Structure of Graphite/6H-SiC Interfaces", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 556-557, pp. 701-704, 2007

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September 2007

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