Description

Silicon-On-Insulator (SOI) Technology: Manufacture and Applications covers SOI transistors and circuits, manufacture, and reliability. The book also looks at applications such as memory, power devices, and photonics.

The book is divided into two parts; part one covers SOI materials and manufacture, while part two covers SOI devices and applications. The book begins with chapters that introduce techniques for manufacturing SOI wafer technology, the electrical properties of advanced SOI materials, and modeling short-channel SOI semiconductor transistors. Both partially depleted and fully depleted SOI technologies are considered. Chapters 6 and 7 concern junctionless and fin-on-oxide field effect transistors. The challenges of variability and electrostatic discharge in CMOS devices are also addressed. Part two covers recent and established technologies. These include SOI transistors for radio frequency applications, SOI CMOS circuits for ultralow-power applications, and improving device performance by using 3D integration of SOI integrated circuits. Finally, chapters 13 and 14 consider SOI technology for photonic integrated circuits and for micro-electromechanical systems and nano-electromechanical sensors.

The extensive coverage provided by Silicon-On-Insulator (SOI) Technology makes the book a central resource for those working in the semiconductor industry, for circuit design engineers, and for academics. It is also important for electrical engineers in the automotive and consumer electronics sectors.

Key Features

  • Covers SOI transistors and circuits, as well as manufacturing processes and reliability
  • Looks at applications such as memory, power devices, and photonics

Readership

Circuit design engineers; Electrical engineers in the automotive and consumer electronics sectors; Semiconductor professionals at VLSI, MEMS, NEMS R&D and production facilities

Table of Contents

  • Contributor contact details
  • Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials
  • Introduction
  • Part I: Silicon-on-insulator (SOI) materials and manufacture
    • 1. Materials and manufacturing techniques for silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafer technology
      • Abstract:
      • 1.1 Introduction
      • 1.2 SOI wafer fabrication technologies: an overview
      • 1.3 SOI volume-fabrication process
      • 1.4 SOI wafer structures and characterization
      • 1.5 Direct wafer bonding: wet surface cleaning techniques
      • 1.6 Characterization of direct bonding mechanisms
      • 1.7 Alternative surface preparation processes for Si and SiO2 direct bonding
      • 1.8 Mass production of SOI substrates by ion implantation, bonding and splitting: Smart Cut™ technology
      • 1.9 Fabrication of more complex SOI structures
      • 1.10 Fabrication of heterogeneous structures
      • 1.11 Conclusion
      • 1.12 Acknowledgments
      • 1.13 References
    • 2. Characterization of the electrical properties of advanced silicon-on-insulator (SOI) materials and transistors
      • Abstract:
      • 2.1 Introduction
      • 2.2 Conventional characterization techniques
      • 2.3 Characterization of SOI wafers using the pseudo-metal oxide semiconductor field effect transister (MOSFET) technique
      • 2.4 Developments in the pseudo-MOSFET technique
      • 2.5 Conventional methods for the characterization of FD MOSFETs
      • 2.6 Advanced methods for the characterization of FD MOSFETs
      • 2.7 Characterization of ultrathin SOI MOSFETs
      • 2.8 Characterization of multiple-gate MOSFETs
      • 2.9 Characterization of nanowire FETs
      • 2.10 Conclusions
      • 2.11 Acknowledgments
      • 2.12 References
    • 3. Modeling the performance of short-channel fully depleted silicon-on-insulator (SOI) metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistors (M

Details

No. of pages:
496
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780857099259
Print ISBN:
9780857095268
Print ISBN:
9780081015261

About the authors

O. Kononchuk

Chief Scientist at Soitec, France

Affiliations and Expertise

Soitec, France

B.-Y. Nguyen

Senior Fellow at Soitec, USA.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Fellow at Soitec, USA

Reviews

"This book should be a central resource for those working in the semiconductor industry, for circuit design engineers, and for academics, as well as for electrical engineers in the automotive and consumer electronics sectors."--Advanced Substrate News,August 08,2014