Effect of Disorder and Defects in Ion-Implanted Semiconductors: Electrical and Physiochemical Characterization

Effect of Disorder and Defects in Ion-Implanted Semiconductors: Electrical and Physiochemical Characterization

1st Edition - April 22, 1997

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  • Editors: Constantinos Christofides, Gerard Ghibaudo
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080864426

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Defects in ion-implanted semiconductors are important and will likely gain increased importance in the future as annealing temperatures are reduced with successive IC generations. Novel implant approaches, such as MdV implantation, create new types of defects whose origin and annealing characteristics will need to be addressed. Publications in this field mainly focus on the effects of ion implantation on the material and the modification in the implanted layer afterhigh temperature annealing. Electrical and Physicochemical Characterization focuses on the physics of the annealing kinetics of the damaged layer. An overview of characterization tehniques and a critical comparison of the information on annealing kinetics is also presented.

Key Features

  • Provides basic knowledge of ion implantation-induced defects
  • Focuses on physical mechanisms of defect annealing
  • Utilizes electrical and physico-chemical characterization tools for processed semiconductors
  • Provides the basis for understanding the problems caused by the defects generated by implantation and the means for their characterization and elimination


Researchers, graduate students, and professionals dealing with semiconductors; materials scientists; electrical engineers; engineers and physicists working in microelectronics.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction. H. Ryssel, Ion Implantation into Semiconductors: Historical Perspectives. Implantation and Annealing Processes: Y.-N. Wang and T.-C. Ma, Energetic Stopping Power for Energetic Ions in Solid. S.T. Nakagawa, Solid Effect on the Electronic Stopping and Application to Range Estimation. G. Nuler, S. Kalbitzer, and G.N. Greaves, Ion Implantation into Amorphous Semiconductors. Electrical Characterization: J. Boussey-Said, Sheet and Spreading Resistance Analysis of Ion Implanted and Annealed Semiconductors. M.L. Polignano and G. Queirolo, Stripping Hall Affect Studies. Physico-Chemical Studies: J. Stoemenos, Transmission Electron Microscopy Analysis. M. Servidori and R. Nipoti, Rutherford Back Scattering Studies of Ion Implanted Semiconductors. P. Zaumseil, X-Ray Diffraction Techniques. Subject Index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 300
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1997
  • Published: April 22, 1997
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080864426

About the Serial Volume Editors

Constantinos Christofides

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Cyprus

Gerard Ghibaudo

Affiliations and Expertise

Labaratoire de Physique des Composants a Semiconducteur

About the Serial Editors

Robert Willardson

Affiliations and Expertise


Eicke Weber

Affiliations and Expertise

Fraunhofer-Institut für Solare Energiesysteme ISE, Freiburg, Germany

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