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Practical design of high-voltage SiC Schottky rectifiers requires the understanding of the influence of the epitaxial dopant concentration on the reverse and forward characteristics. This work analyzes the correlation between the dopant concentration and the I-V characteristics of Schottky diodes for a critical concentration range where the leakage current variations are more evident. The details of how high temperatures affect the properties of junctions have been carefully described to obtain further improvement in the future by proper device optimization. Dopant concentration of about 1.2 × 1016 cm-3 gives the best results in reverse characteristics without great losses in forward currents.
Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 
1 Jan 2006

Francesco La Via, Giuseppa Galvagno, Andrea Firrincieli, Salvatore Di Franco, Andrea Severino, Stefano Leone, Marco Mauceri, Giuseppe Pistone, Giuseppe Abbondanza, Ferdinando Portuese, Lucia Calcagno, Gaetano Foti

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Volume: 911
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