Structural and electrical properties of highly conductive μc-Si(P) layers

G. Conte, M.L. Addonizio, G. Nobile, A. Rubino, E. Terzini

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Thin films of phosphorus doped μc-Si have been prepared in a glow discharge reactor starting from hydrogen diluted silane using less than 5 watt RF power. Conductivities as high as 41 S/cm have been measured on samples deposited at 210°C. The discharge parameters and reactor geometry will be examined in order to correlate the really dissipated RF power to the structural and electrical properties of the material. XRD, SEM, Raman spectroscopy and electrical characterization techniques have been used. All the samples show clusters that increase with the film thickness, while at the same time the crystallite size changes in the range 30-75 Å. © 1993.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)660 - 663
Number of pages4
JournalApplied Surface Science
Issue numberPART 2
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jun 1993


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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