Handbook of Compound Semiconductors

Handbook of Compound Semiconductors

Growth, Processing, Characterization, and Devices

1st Edition - December 31, 1996

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  • Authors: Paul H. Holloway, Gary E. McGuire
  • eBook ISBN: 9780815517443

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This book reviews the recent advances and current technologies used to produce microelectronic and optoelectronic devices from compound semiconductors. It provides a complete overview of the technologies necessary to grow bulk single-crystal substrates, grow hetero-or homoepitaxial films, and process advanced devices such as HBT's, QW diode lasers, etc.

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Scientists, researchers, and technicians in the microelectronic and optoelectronic industries.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Bulk Crystal Growth
    Introduction
    1.0 Reduction of Dislocation Density
    2.0 HB GaAs
    3.0 LEC GaAs
    4.0 InP
    5.0 Summary
    References
    2. MOCVD of Compound Semiconductor Layers
    1.0 Introduction
    2.0 Growth Process
    3.0 Specific Material Systems
    4.0 Summary and Future Directions
    Acknowledgment
    References
    3. Molecular Beam Epitaxy
    1.0 Introduction
    2.0 Important Features of MBE
    3.0 MBE System Configuration
    4.0 The Growth Chamber Components
    5.0 Reflection High Energy Electron Diffraction (RHEED)
    6.0 Mass Spectrometry
    7.0 In-Situ Auger Electron Spectroscopy (AES)
    8.0 Optical Methods for Real-Time Growth Monitoring
    9.0 Growth of III-V Compounds
    10.0 Post-Growth Characterization
    11.0 Building Blocks of Modern Devices: Bandgap Engineering in III-V Structures
    12.0 Epilogue
    Acknowledgments
    References
    4. Physical and Chemical Deposition of Metals as Ohmic Contacts to InP and Related Materials
    1.0 Introduction
    2.0 Fundamentals Ohmic Contacts
    3.0 Design Concepts of Processing Ohmic Contact to InP
    4.0 Ohmic Contact Processing Technology
    5.0 Conclusions
    Acknowledgments
    References
    5. Surface Processing of III-V Semiconductors
    1.0 Introduction
    2.0 Reactions on Cleaved (110) Surfaces
    3.0 Effects of Air-Formed Contamination on Interface Characteristics
    4.0 Contamination Removal
    5.0 Surface Passivation
    6.0 Applications
    7.0 Summary and Conclusions
    Acknowledgments
    References
    6. Ion Implantation Induced Extended Defects in GaAs
    1.0 Type I Defects
    2.0 Type II Defects
    3.0 Type III Defects
    4.0 Type IV Defects
    5.0 Type V Defects
    6.0 Conclusions
    References
    7. Passivation of GaAs and InP
    1.0 Surface Defects, Fermi-Level Pinning, and Defect Models
    2.0 Native Oxides
    3.0 Hydrogen and Nitrogen
    4.0 Sulfur
    5.0 Selenium
    6.0 Silicon
    7.0 Epitaxial Regrowth
    8.0 Epilogue
    Acknowledgments
    References
    8. Wet and Dry Etching of Compound Semiconductors
    1.0 Introduction
    2.0 Wet Chemical Etching
    3.0 Plasma Etching
    4.0 Conclusion
    Acknowledgments
    References
    9. Rapid Isothermal Processing (RIP)
    1.0 Introduction
    2.0 Why Rapid Isothermal Processing?
    3.0 History of Rapid Isothermal Processing
    4.0 Scope of Rapid Isothermal Processing
    5.0 Principles of Rapid Isothermal Processing
    6.0 Experimental Results in Support of Photoeffects in RIP
    7.0 Design of Equipment and Engineering Issues
    8.0 Various Applications of RIP
    9.0 Results of Various Devices and Circuits
    10.0 Future Applications
    11.0 Conclusion
    Acknowledgment
    References
    10. Epitaxial Lift-Off for Thin Film Compound Semiconductor Devices
    1.0 Introduction
    2.0 Thin Film Device Formation and Bonding
    3.0 Characterization of ELO Thin Films
    4.0 New Thin Film Characterization Techniques and Devices
    5.0 New Integration Formulations Using Thin Films
    6.0 Conclusions
    References
    11. Packaging
    1.0 Introduction
    2.0 III-V Optoelectronic Device Packages
    3.0 Multichannel Device Packages for Optical Interconnect Applications
    4.0 High Frequency GaAs Digital and Microwave Integrated Circuit Packages
    5.0 Conclusions
    References
    12. Chemical, Structural and Electronic Characterization of Compound Semiconductor Surfaces and Interfaces by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Diffraction Techniques
    1.0 Introduction
    2.0 X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Diffraction
    3.0 Chemistry of Surface and Interface Formation
    4.0 Determination of Electronic Energy Levels at Compound Semiconductor Surfaces and Interfaces by XPS
    5.0 Structure of the Near-Surface Region by XPD
    6.0 Conclusions
    Acknowledgment
    References
    13. Characterization of Compound Semiconductor Material by Ion Beams
    1.0 Introduction
    2.0 Rutherford Backscatterring Spectrometry (RBS)
    3.0 Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS) and Related Techniques
    4.0 Summary
    References
    14. Optical Characterization of Compound Semiconductors
    1.0 Introduction
    2.0 Experimental Techniques and Instrumentation
    3.0 Basic Theory and Approaches
    4.0 Applications
    5.0 Summary
    Acknowledgments
    List of Acronyms
    References
    15. Gallium Arsenide Microelectronic Devices and Circuits
    1.0 A Brief Historical Perspective
    2.0 Gallium Arsenide Crystals
    3.0 Gallium Arsenide Devices and Structures
    4.0 GaAs MESFET IC Fabrication Technology
    5.0 Applications of GaAs MESFET ICs
    References
    16. Optoelectronic Devices
    1.0 Introduction
    2.0 The Solid State Laser
    3.0 Modulators and Switches
    4.0 Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits (OEICs)
    Acknowledgments
    References
    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 926
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © William Andrew 1996
  • Published: December 31, 1996
  • Imprint: William Andrew
  • eBook ISBN: 9780815517443

About the Authors

Paul H. Holloway

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Microelectronics Center of North Carolina, Research Triangle, USA

Gary E. McGuire

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