ISBN-10:
047006532X
ISBN-13:
9780470065327
Pub. Date:
03/16/2009
Publisher:
Wiley
CVD Diamond for Electronic Devices and Sensors / Edition 1

CVD Diamond for Electronic Devices and Sensors / Edition 1

by Ricardo S. Sussmann

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ISBN-13: 9780470065327
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/16/2009
Series: Wiley Series in Materials for Electronic & Optoelectronic Applications Series , #27
Pages: 596
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Dr. Ricardo Sussmann is a technical consultant and a senior research fellow in the solid-state group of the physics department at King's College London (UK). He is the former head of R&D at DeBeers Industrial Diamond Division. His research areas include processing of electronic components and characterization, synthesis and growth of inorganic semiconductors. He has published numerous papers in well-known scientific journals and has obtained numerous patents on ideas related to CVD diamond. He is on the committee of the annual European Diamond Conference.

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Table of Contents

Series Preface xi

Preface xiii

List of Contributors xxi

Basic Properties, Defects and Impurities, Surface properties and Synthesis

1 Basic Properties of Diamond: Phonon Spectra, Thermal Properties, Band Structure 3
Gordon Davies

2 Transport Properties of Electrons and Holes in Diamond 29
Jan Isberg

3 Point Defects, Impurities and Doping 49
Alison Mainwood

4 Surface Conductivity of Diamond 69
Lothar Ley

5 Recent Progress in the Understanding of CVD Growth of Diamond 103
J.E. Butler, A. Cheesman and M. N. R. Ashfold

6 Heteroepitaxial Growth 125
M. Schreck

Radiation Sensors

7 Detectors for UV and Far UV Radiation 165
Alan T. Collins

8 Diamond Radiation Sensors for Radiotherapy 185
Mara Bruzzi

9 Radiation Sensors for High Energy Physics Experiments 207
H. Kagan and W. Trischuk

10 CVD-Diamond Detectors for Experiments with Hadrons, Nuclei, and Atoms 227
E. Berdermann and M. Ciobanu

11 Neutron Detectors 257
G. Verona-Rinati

Active Electronic Devices

12 High-Power Switching Devices 277
Jan Isberg

13 H-Terminated Diamond Field-Effect Transistors 289
Makoto Kasu

14 Doped Diamond Electron Devices 313
E. Kohn and A. Denisenko

15 Optoelectronic Devices Using Homoepitaxial Diamond p –n and p –i –n Junctions 379
Toshiharu Makino and Hiromitsu Kato

Electrochemical and Biological Sensors

16 Biofunctionalization of Diamond Surfaces: Fundamentals and Applications 401
J. A. Garrido

17 Diamond Electrochemical Sensors 439
John S. Foord

Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems

18 CVD Diamond MEMS 469
J. Kusterer and E. Kohn

Superconductivity in CVD Diamond

19 Superconductivity in Diamond 549
Yoshihiko Takano

Index 563

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