Amorphous silicon thin-film transistors with field-effect mobilities of 2 cm2/V s for electrons and 0.1 cm2/V s for holes

Han, Lin; Mandlik, Prashant; Cherenack, Kunigunde H.; Wagner, Sigurd
April 2009
Applied Physics Letters;4/20/2009, Vol. 94 Issue 16, p162105
Academic Journal
A new gate dielectric material is used to fabricate hydrogenated amorphous-silicon (a-Si:H) thin-film transistors (TFTs) with high field-effect mobilities. The dielectric is a homogeneous SiO2-silicone hybrid, which is deposited by plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition system at nominal room temperature. This new dielectric results in a-Si:H TFTs with measured field-effect mobilities of ∼2 cm2/V s for electrons and ∼0.1 cm2/V s for holes.


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