Defects in Advanced Electronic Materials and Novel Low Dimensional Structures - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081020531

Defects in Advanced Electronic Materials and Novel Low Dimensional Structures

1st Edition

Editors: Weimin Chen Irina Buyanova Jan Stehr
Paperback ISBN: 9780081020531
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st June 2018
Page Count: 350
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Table of Contents

  1. Point Defects in ZnO
    2. Point Defects in group III nitrides
    3 Irradiation induced defects
    4. Defects in 1D-Nanowires
    5. Defects in 2D-materials
    6. Energy upconversion promoted by defects
    7. Defects for quantum information processing in SiC
    8. Defects for quantum information processing in Si
    9. NV centers in diamond
    10. Room temperature defect engineered spintronics in dilute nitrides
    11. Advances in theory

Description

Semiconductor device applications require a reliable and precise control of the electrical and optical properties of its materials, which can be largely affected by defects and impurities. Therefore, it is of crucial importance to understand the formation of intrinsic defects and their interaction with extrinsic impurities, such as shallow dopants. Intrinsic defects are often known to form detrimental complex centers with extrinsic dopants, which limits the doping efficiency and degrades device parameters. Defects can also be used for further deliberated functionalization of semiconductors.

While defect physics is extensively reviewed for conventional bulk semiconductors, the same is far from being true for novel material systems, such as low-dimensional 1D and 0D nanostructures and 2D monolayers. Defects in advanced electronic materials and novel low dimensional structures fills this gap by providing a comprehensive review on recent progress in solving defect issues and also on deliberate defect engineering in such novel material systems.

The book begins with an overview of point defects in ZnO and group-III nitrides, including irradiation-induced defects. Then, it takes a look at defects in one-dimensional and two-dimensional materials including carbon nanotubes and graphene. It examines the ways that defects can expand the potential applications of semiconductors such as energy upconversion and quantum processing. Defects in advanced electronic materials and low dimensional structures also addresses nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond and room temperature defect engineered spintronics in dilute nitrides. The book concludes with a look at the latest advances in theory.

Key Features

  • In-depth overview of both conventional bulk semiconductors and low-dimensional, novel material systems such as 1D structures and 2D monolayers
  • Addresses a range of defects in a variety of systems, providing a comparative approach
  • Inclusion of advances in theory provides insight on where this body of research might lead

Readership

Materials Science, semiconductor physics academic researchers and professionals in the semiconductor industry


Details

No. of pages:
350
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Paperback ISBN:
9780081020531

About the Editors

Weimin Chen Editor

Weimin Chen currently acts as the Director of the Swedish Interdisciplinary Magnetic Resonance Center and the Head of the Scientific Division of Functional Electronic Materials at Linköping University. The focus of the group includes novel spintronic materials, advanced electronic and photonic materials based on wide bandgap semiconductors, and semiconductor nanostructures. Professor Chen has also had leadership roles in more than 30 national and international research projects as well as serving from 1999-2007 as the Vice President of the Nordic Electron Paramagnetic Society. He has edited two books, authored more than 600 peer-reviewed articles and has acted as a reviewer for 11 European and American funding organizations.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Linkoping University

Irina Buyanova Editor

Dr. Buyanova is currently the Co-Chair of the Scientific Division of Functional Electronic Materials Linköping University. Her current research interests include the physics and applications of new functional materials and nanostructures with a particular emphasis on: dilute nitrides, electronic structure of innovative quantum structures, and functional materials based on ZnO semiconductors and related nanostructures. She has acted as a program committee member and organizer for international conferences, including most recently the 33rd International Conference of Physics, Semiconductors in Beijing China. She has edited two books, authored more than 480 peer-reviewed publications and has given 60 invited talks at international conferences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Linkoping University

Jan Stehr Editor

Dr. Stehr is the Lab Manager at the Swedish Interdisciplinary Magnetic Resonance Center. In 2015 he received the Corbett Prize for outstanding young researchers and the International Association of Advanced Materials young scientist award. He has given a number of invited talks at international conferences and has been awarded multiple grants for his research.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Linkoping University