Investigation of Selected Optically-Active Nanosystems Fashioned using Ion Implantation

Investigation of Selected Optically-Active Nanosystems Fashioned using Ion Implantation

Date: May 2006
Creator: Mitchell, Lee
Description: Opto-electronic semiconductor technology continues to grow at an accelerated pace, as the industry seeks to perfect devices such as light emitting diodes for purposes of optical processing and communication. A strive for greater efficiency with shrinking device dimensions, continually pushes the technology from both a design and materials aspect. Nanosystems such a quantum dots, also face new material engineering challenges as they enter the realm of quantum mechanics, with each system and material having markedly different electronic properties. Traditionally, the semiconductor industry has focused on materials such Group II-VI and III-V compounds as the basis material for future opto-electronic needs. Unfortunately, these material systems can be expensive and have difficulties integrating into current Si-based technology. The industry is reluctant to leave silicon due in part to silicon's high quality oxide, and the enormous amount of research invested into silicon based circuit fabrication. Although recently materials such as GaN are starting to dominate the electro-optical industry since a Si-based substitute has not been found. The purpose of the dissertation was to examine several promising systems that could be easily integrated into current Si-based technology and also be produced using simple inexpensive fabrication techniques such ion implantation. The development of optically active ...
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Carbon Contamination Measurements in Single Silicon Crystals

Carbon Contamination Measurements in Single Silicon Crystals

Date: December 1970
Creator: Logsdon, Lawrence E.
Description: The intent of this investigation was to directly measure the amount of carbon contamination in a single silicon crystal and, in so doing, develop a mathematical procedure that would be applicable to other contaminants in other substances.
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Electronic and field emission properties of boron nitride/carbon nanotube superlattices

Electronic and field emission properties of boron nitride/carbon nanotube superlattices

Date: July 1, 2002
Creator: Meunier, Vincent; Roland, Christopher; Bernholc, Jerry & Buongiorno Nardelli, Marco
Description: Article on electronic and field emission properties of boron nitride/carbon nanotube superlattices.
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Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Date: August 29, 2014
Creator: Parsons, John
Description: Lesson plan containing a collection of activities and resources regarding making a difference and that meet state education standards and national sustainability standards for the 4th grade level.
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