Spin-dependent recombination in irradiated Si/SiO2 device structures

Vranch, R. L.; Henderson, B.; Pepper, M.
April 1988
Applied Physics Letters;4/4/1988, Vol. 52 Issue 14, p1161
Academic Journal
We report studies of spin-dependent recombination at the Si/SiO2 interface in electron irradiated (100) and (111) p-channel metal-oxide-silicon field-effect transistors and metal-oxide-silicon wafers. Electron spin resonance transitions on the Pb center increase the recombination current at the Si/SiO2 interface by 2–3 parts in 104. The results are interpreted using a model involving the recombination of electrons and holes at Pb centers with which they are spatially correlated.


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