Damage and strain in epitaxial Ge0.10Si0.90 after Si implantation from 40 to 150°C

A. Vantomme, J. H. Song, D. Y.C. Lie, F. H. Eisen, M. A. Nicolet, T. K. Carns, K. L. Wang

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The damage and strain produced in a nearly pseudomorphic Ge0.1 Si0.90 film on Si(100) by implantation of 320 keV28Si+ ions at 40 to 150°C and doses from 1 to 30 x 1014/cm2 have been measured by MeV4He channeling spectrometry and high resolution x-ray diffractometry. Both the implantation-induced damage and strain are sensitive to the implantation temperatures. The damage as characterized by channeling decreases with the temperature of implantation for all doses and becomes minimal at 150°C. The implantation-induced perpendicular strain does likewise, but an excess of about 6% of its intrinsic strain remains at the strain maximum even at 150°C.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGrowth, Processing, and Characterization of Semiconductor Heterostructures
PublisherPubl by Materials Research Society
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)1558992251
Publication statusPublished - 1994
EventProceedings of the 1993 Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society - Boston, MA, USA
Duration: 1993 Nov 291993 Dec 2

Publication series

NameMaterials Research Society Symposium Proceedings
ISSN (Print)0272-9172


ConferenceProceedings of the 1993 Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society
CityBoston, MA, USA

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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