III-Nitride Schottky rectifiers with an AlGaN/GaN/AlGaN/GaN quadruple layer and their applications to UV detection

P. C. Chang, K. H. Lee, S. J. Chang, Y. K. Su, T. C. Lin, S. L. Wu

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Abstract

III-nitride Schottky rectifiers (SRs) with (i.e., SR-A) and without (i.e., SR-B) the AlGaN/GaN/AlGaN/GaN quadruple layer were both fabricated. It was found that we could achieve a lower leakage current from SR-A. Under reverse bias, it was found that SR-A showed a more than five orders magnitude smaller dark current than that in SR-B. It was also found that lower on-state resistance was due to the larger Schottky barrier height and larger breakdown voltage was due to reduced defect densities in SR-A. The SRs with a quadruple layer was suitable for applications to low noise or/and ultraviolet (UV) detection as well.

Original languageEnglish
Article number5427256
Pages (from-to)799-804
Number of pages6
JournalIEEE Sensors Journal
Volume10
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Mar 19

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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