Scientific Paper on TiN on Si hybrid-plasmonic-photonic waveguide from Virginia Commonwealth University

April 11, 2021 Samco 2021 Customer, Other Materials Etch, Samco Customer Publication, Si Etch, Silicon/Dielectrics Etch, TiN Etch

A Platform for CMOS Compatible Plasmonics: High Plasmonic Quality Titanium Nitride Thin Films on Si (001) with an MgO Interlayer

Kai Ding 1, Dhruv Fomra 1, Alexander V. Kvit 2, Hadis Morkoç 1, Nathaniel Kinsey 1, Ümit Özgür 1 and Vitaliy Avrutin 1
1 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, 23284 USA
2 Materials Science Center, University of Wisconsin‐Madison, Madison, WI, 53706 USA
Advanced Photonics Research, 2000210 (2021)

A CMOS compatible hybrid-plasmonic-photonic waveguide was fabricated using TiN layer deposited by PEALD on Si (001) substrate with MgO interlayer. Samco ICP-RIE system RIE-101iPH was used for TiN/Au etching in chlorine chemistry and also Si etching in fluorine chemistry.

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