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III-V Nitride Semiconductors
Applications and Devices

ISBN 9781560329749
Published September 6, 2002 by CRC Press
714 Pages 75 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

The concepts in this book will provide a comprehensive overview of the current state for a broad range of nitride semiconductor devices, as well as a detailed introduction to selected materials and processing issues of general relevance for these applications. This compilation is very timely given the level of interest and the current stage of research in nitride semiconductor materials and device applications. This volume consists of chapters written by a number of leading researchers in nitride materials and device technology addressing Ohmic and Schottky contacts, AIGalnN multiple quantum well laser diodes, nitride vertical cavity emitting lasers, and ultraviolet photodetectors. This unique volume provides a comprehensive review and introduction to application and devices based on GaN and related compounds for newcomers to the field and stimulus to further advances for experienced researchers.

Table of Contents

1. Ohmic Contacts to GaN
2. Characterization of Schottky Contacts on Nitride Semiconductors
3. Integration of GaN with Dissimilar Substrate Materials by Wafer Bonding and Laser Liftoff
4. Spontaneous and Piezoelectric Polarization in Nitride Heterostructures
5. AIGaN/GaN High Electron Mobility Transistors
6. Two-dimensional Electron Gas Transport Properties in Nitride Heterostructures Field Effect Transistors (HFETS)
7. Electron Transport in Wide-bandgap Semiconductors and Heterostructures
8. Gan Metal-semiconductor Field-effect Transistor
9. Piezoelectric Effect in Group III Nitride Based Heterostructures and Quantum Well Structure
10. AIGaInN MQW Laser Diodes
11. Blue Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers and InGaN Quantum Dot Laser
12. III-Nitride Based UV Photodetectors
13.III-Nitride-Based UV Photodetectors
14. AIGaN UV Photodetectors

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