A Study on the Deposition Characteristics of ZnO Piezoelectric Thin film Bulk Acoustic Resonator

FBAR 응용을 위한 ZnO 압전 박막의 증착 특성에 관한 연구

  • 최승혁 (경원대학교 화학공학과) ;
  • 김종성 (경원대학교 화학공학과)
  • Published : 2003.08.01


ZnO thin films were deposited on Al and Pt electrodes by an RF reactive sputtering system for the fabrication of FBAR (film bulk acoustic wave resonator), and the effect of thermal treatment temperature on their c-axis preferred orientation was investigated. SEM experiments show that columnar structure of ZnO thin films were grown with c-axis normal to electrode material, and XRD experiments show that both ZnO films were grown with (002) plane preferred orientation, but larger diffraction peak was observed with Pt electrode. The peak intensity increased with higher thermal treatment temperature, but c-axis preferred orientation was diminished. The surface roughness of Al thin film was higher than that of Pt, and these affect the surface roughness of ZnO film deposited on the electrode. Though the preferred orientation with respect to Pt(111) plane was improved with higher thermal treatment temperature, this could not improve the c-axis orientation of ZnO film.


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