Scientific Paper on AlGaN Plasma Etching by Virginia Commonwealth University

October 24, 2016 Samco 2016 Customer, AlGaN Etch, Compound Semiconductor Etching, Samco Customer Publication

Surface photovoltage studies of p-type AlGaN layers after reactive-ion etching

J. D. McNamara 1, K. L. Phumisithikul 1, A. A. Baski1, J. Marini 2, F. Shahedipour-Sandvik 2, S. Das 3 and M. A. Reshchikov 1
1 Physics Department, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23284, USA
2 Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Albany, New York 12203, USA
3 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23284, USA
J. Appl. Phys. 120, 155304 (2016)

Nanometer-scale plasma etching of Mg-doped, p-type AlxGa1−xN was performed to remove defective surface region, using Samco ICP-RIE etch system at Virginia Commonwealth University. With plasma etching process with chlorine chemistry, surface defects were successfully removed.AlGaN

Virginia Commonwealth University is one of Samco’s proprietary customers using our systems for AlGaN & GaN plasma etching in AlGaN/GaN device research.
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GaN Plasma Etching Process Data
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ICP-RIE Etch Systems