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The friction behavior of semiconductors Si and GaAs in contact with pure metals

The friction behavior of semiconductors Si and GaAs in contact with pure metals

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Published by Lewis Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metal oxide semiconductors, Complementary

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHiroshi Mishina ; prepared for the International Tribology Conference sponsored by the Japan Society of Lubrication Engineers, Tokyo, Japan, July 8-10, 1985
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 83779
    ContributionsLewis Research Center
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14926064M

    Semiconductors are the materials which have a conductivity between conductors (generally metals) and non-conductors or insulators (such ceramics). Semiconductors can be compounds such as gallium arsenide or pure elements, such as germanium or silicon. Physics explains the theories, properties and mathematical approach governing semiconductors. A semiconductor material has an electrical conductivity value falling between that of a conductor, such as metallic copper, and an insulator, such as resistance falls as its temperature rises; metals are the opposite. Its conducting properties may be altered in useful ways by introducing impurities ("doping") into the crystal two differently-doped regions exist in the.

    Principles of Semiconductor Devices: Chapter 2: Semiconductor Fundamentals. Introduction; Crystals and crystal structures. GaAs is the chemical symbols for gallium arsenide. GaAs is a compound of the elements gallium and arsenic. These two elements combine and form a III-V direct bandgap semiconductor with a zinc blende crystal structure.

    semiconductors are formed from elements from groups II, III, VI, V, VI of the periodic table. The most commonly used semiconductor is silicon or Si. In a Si crystal each Si atom forms a covalent bond with 4 other Si atoms. Si has 4 electrons in its valence (or outer . The study of semiconductor materials began in the early 19th century. The elemental semiconductors are those composed of single species of atoms, such as silicon (Si), germanium (Ge), and tin (Sn) in column IV and selenium (Se) and tellurium (Te) in column VI of the periodic are, however, numerous compound semiconductors, which are composed of two or more elements.


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The friction behavior of semiconductors Si and GaAs in contact with pure metals Download PDF EPUB FB2

The friction behavior of the semiconductors silicon and gallium arsenide 1n contact with pure metals was studied. Five transition and two nontransltlon metals, titanium, tantalum, nickel, palladium, platinum, copper, and silver, slid on a single crystal silicon () surface.

Four metals, Indium, nickel, copper and silver, slid on a single crystal gallium arsenide () Size: 6MB. Get this from a library.

The friction behavior of semiconductors Si and GaAs in contact with pure metals. [Hiroshi Mishina; Lewis Research Center.]. The sliding friction behavior of the semiconductors silicon, and gallium arsenide in contact with pure metals was studied.

Friction experiments were conducted at room temperature (20 to 30 "C) in room air and in a vacuum of torr ( N/m2). Five File Size: 4MB. The friction and wear of the semiconductors silicon and gallium arsenide in contact with pure metals was studied. Friction experiments were conducted at room temperature in air and in a vacuum × 10 √7 Pa/.

Five transition and two nontransition metals — titanium, tantalum, nickel, palladium, platinum, copper, and silver — were slid on a single crystal of by: 8. The friction behavior of the semiconductors silicon and gallium arsenide in contact with pure metals was studied. Five transition and two nontransition metals, titanium, tantalum, nickel, palladium, platinum, copper, and silver, slid on a single crystal silicon () : H.

Mishina. Since weak bonding occurred at the Interface, very little surface fracture of gallium arsenide was observed with the other metals sliding on gallium arsenide. CONCLUSIONS The sliding friction behavior of the semiconductors SI and GaAs In contact with pure metals was studied.

Adhesion and friction experiments were conducted with single crystals of iron and gold in contact with single crystals of germanium and silicon. The Schottky barrier contact refers to the MS contact having a large potential barrier height formed when the Fermi energy of the metal and the semiconductor are aligned together.

The barrier height \(\Phi_B\) is defined as the energy difference between the band edge with majority carriers and the Fermi energy of the metal.

Section Semiconductors Crystal structure and bonding Semiconductors include a large number of substances of widely different chemical and physical properties. These materials are grouped into several classes of similar behavior, the classification being based on the position in.

2 Semiconductor Fundamentals - 35 - Semiconductor Intrinsic Concentration n i Band-gap Energy GaAs x10 6cm-3 eV Si x10 10 cm-3 eV Ge x10 13 cm-3 eV Figure Intrinsic concentration and band-gap energy of GaAs, Si, and Ge semiconductors. •Metals: High conductivity •Insulators: Low Conductivity •Semiconductors: Conductivity can be varied by several orders of magnitude.

•It is the ability to control conductivity that make semiconductors useful as “current/voltage control elements”. “Current/Voltage control” is the key to.

The friction behavior of the semiconductors silicon and gallium arsenide in contact with pure metals was studied. Five transition and two nontransition metals, titanium, tantalum, nickel, palladium, platinum, copper, and silver, slid on a single crystal silicon () surface.

Transition metals with a higher barrier height on silicon had a lower friction. The same effect of barrier height was found for the friction of gallium arsenide in contact with metals. Semiconductors have similar band structure as insulators but with a much smaller band gap.

Some electrons can jump to the empty conduction band by thermal or optical excitation (d). E g= eV for Si, eV for Ge and eV for GaAs Every solid has its own characteristic energy band structure.

Plastics These are polymeric materials consisting of other additives that enhance their proper- ties. Processing Di¤erent ways for shaping materials into useful components or changing their properties.

Semiconductors A group of materials having electrical conductivity between metals and typical ceramics (e.g., Si, GaAs). Oxide semiconductors are, e.g., CuO, Cu2O and some high–Tc superconductors in N-state.

Band gap of La2CuO4, for example, is about 2 eV. Complex crystal structures. SP I, sp 9 Chemical bonding in semiconductors Diamond structure semiconductors The electronic configuration of Si atom is 1s 2 2s 2p6 3s 3p2. In solid crystal the core. Examination of a 0 for various metals shows that ρ ∝ T is not a bad approximation for some of the familiar pure metals used as conductors, e.

g., Cu, Al, Au, but fails badly for others, such as indium, antimony and, in particular, the magnetic metals, e. g., iron and nickel. Semiconductors Semiconductors are materials which have a conductivity between conductors (generally metals) and nonconductors or insulators (such as most ceramics).

Semiconductors can be pure elements, such as silicon or germanium, or compounds such as gallium arsenide or cadmium selenide. In a process called doping, small amounts of impurities. We will then address BCC metals (Sec. 4), where cores are more compact but show an intricate relation with the crystallography and applied stress.

Following, we will consider HCP metals (Sec. 5), where several metastable cores have recently been identified. Finally, we will address semiconductors (Sec.

6), where the existence of the shuffle and. Surface property is an important factor that is widely considered in crystal growth and design. It is also found to play a critical role in changing the constitutive law seen in the classical elasticity theory for nanomaterials.

Through molecular static simulations, this work presents the calculation of surface properties (surface energy density, surface stress and surface stiffness) of some. OPTICAL AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS m i ionic mass m 9 i reduced ionic mass m i m p impurity ion mass m * l longitudinal ef fective mass m o electron rest mass m r electron-hole reduced mass m * t transverse ef fective mass N volume density n refractive index (real part) n ˜ 5 (n 1 ik) complex index of refraction P polarization field q photon wave vector.Consider a junction of a p-doped semiconductor (semiconductor 1) with an n-doped semiconductor (semiconductor 2).

The two semiconductors are not necessarily the same, e.g. 1 could be AlGaAs and 2 could be assume that 1 has a wider band gap than 2. The band diagrams of 1 and 2 by themselves are shown below.Sound agreements of the bulk and surface properties between this work and the literature are found.

New results are first reported for the surface stiffness of BCC pure metals, surface stress and surface stiffness of HCP pure metals, Si, GaAs and GaN. Comparative studies of the surface properties are carried out to uncover trends in their.