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Investigation of the Electronic -Properties of Al-CdTe-Au Schottky Diode

Raad M. S. Al-haddad, Suha H. Ibraheem, Ziad M. Abood, Issam M. Ibrahim Published in Integrated Circuits

International Journal of Applied Information Systems
Year of Publication: 2013
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  1. Raad M S Al-haddad, Suha H Ibraheem, Ziad M Abood and Issam M Ibrahim. Article: Investigation of the Electronic -Properties of Al-CdTe-Au Schottky Diode. International Journal of Applied Information Systems 6(3):6-10, October 2013. BibTeX

    	author = "Raad M. S. Al-haddad and Suha H. Ibraheem and Ziad M. Abood and Issam M. Ibrahim",
    	title = "Article: Investigation of the Electronic -Properties of Al-CdTe-Au Schottky Diode",
    	journal = "International Journal of Applied Information Systems",
    	year = 2013,
    	volume = 6,
    	number = 3,
    	pages = "6-10",
    	month = "October",
    	note = "Published by Foundation of Computer Science, New York, USA"


In order to interpret the effect of semiconductor thickness and annealing temperature on the electrical characteristics of Al/n-CdTe/Au Schottky barrier diodes (SBDs), the forward and reverse bias current density-voltage (J-V) characteristics of these SBDs have been investigated in dark. Both of the values forward and reverse currents have decrease with increasing annealing temperature as well as the increase of thickness. The ideality factor (?), saturation current density (Js) and the barrier height (?B) were calculated using J-V plots. Also series resistance (Rs), shunt resistance (Rsh) has been calculated by R-V plots. The measurements showed that these parameters are affected by annealing temperature and the change in the thickness.


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Au/n-CdTe, I-V characteristics, series resistances, shunt resistances