We have developed amorphous zirconium-indium-zinc-oxide (ZrInZnO) as the channel layer to fabricate thin film transistors through a solution process. The best ZrInZnO transistor exhibited a field effect mobility of 3.80 cm 2/Vs, an on-off ratio of ∼10 7, a threshold voltage of 0.44 V and a subthreshold swing of 0.42 V/dec. The function of the Zr element was investigated through electrical and thin-film characterization. We found that Zr atoms behaved as effective carrier suppressors and the presence of Zr elements inhibited the crystallization of the InZnO phase.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Materials Science(all)
- Condensed Matter Physics