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Epitaxy of Self-assembled InAs Quantum Dots on Si Substrates by Atmospheric Pressure Metalorganic Chemical Vapor Deposition

대기압 MOCVD 시스템을 이용하여 Si 기판 위에 자발적으로 형성된 InAs 양자점에 대한 연구

  • 유충현 (청주대학교 전자정보공학부)
  • Published : 2005.06.01

Abstract

Fully coherent self-assembled InAs quantum dots(QDs) grown on Si (100) substrates by atmospheric pressure metalorganic chemical vapor deposition(APMOCVD) were grown and the effect of growth conditions such as growth rate and growth time on quantum dots' morphology such as densities and sizes was investigated. InAs QDs of 30 - 80 nm in diameters with densities in the range of (0.6 - 1.7) x $10^{10}\;cm^{-2}$ were achieved on Si substrates and InAs layer was changed from 2 dimensional growth to 3 dimensional one at a nominal thickness less than 0.48 ML. This is attributed to the higher ambient pressure of APMOCVD suppressing of In segregation from the 2 dimensional InAs layer. This In segregation looked to disturb the dot formation especially when the growth rate was low so that the dots became less dense and bigger as the growth rate was lower.

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