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Impact of Gate Metal on Surface States Distribution and Effective Surface Barrier Height in AlGaN/GaN Heterostructures

  • Nitin Goyal (a1) and Tor A. Fjeldly (a1)

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A physics based model is presented to describe the surface donor density distribution for metal/AlGaN/GaN structures. This model partly relies on experimental observations to describe the reduction that takes place in surface donor density when the metal gate is deposited. This new model is based on our previous work on the bare surface barrier height for both unrelaxed and partially relaxed barrier layers. The model predictions are consistent with reported experimental data.

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Impact of Gate Metal on Surface States Distribution and Effective Surface Barrier Height in AlGaN/GaN Heterostructures

  • Nitin Goyal (a1) and Tor A. Fjeldly (a1)

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