TITLE

Room-temperature electroluminescence of ion-beam-synthesized β-FeSi[sub 2] precipitates in silicon

AUTHOR(S)
Martinelli, Lucio; Grilli, E.; Guzzi, M.; Grimaldi, M. G.
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;7/28/2003, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p794
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A simple silicon-based electroluminescent device has been realized, embedding Β-eSi[sub2] precipitates in the depletion region of a Si p—n junction by ion-beam synthesis, a process fully compatible with microelectronics technologies. Light emission peaked at about 1.6 µm has been observed up to room temperature. The luminescence signal is shown to be due to interband recombination in the crystalline nanoprecipitates.
ACCESSION #
10331051

 

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