Chapter 7. Microporous Silicon

  1. Dr. Volker Lehmann

Published Online: 6 MAR 2002

DOI: 10.1002/3527600272.ch7

Electrochemistry of Silicon: Instrumentation, Science, Materials and Applications

Electrochemistry of Silicon: Instrumentation, Science, Materials and Applications

How to Cite

Lehmann, V. (2002) Microporous Silicon, in Electrochemistry of Silicon: Instrumentation, Science, Materials and Applications, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527600272.ch7

Author Information

  1. Infineon Technologies AG, Corporate Research, Otto-Hahn-Ring 6, 81739 München, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2002
  2. Published Print: 22 FEB 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527293216

Online ISBN: 9783527600274

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Keywords:

  • micropore formation;
  • morphology;
  • microporous silicon;
  • absorption;
  • reflection;
  • nonlinear optical effects;
  • luminescence properties;
  • quantum confinement;
  • models of the luminescence process;
  • oxidized porous silicon

Summary

  • Micropore Formation Mechanism

  • Morphology of Microporous Silicon

    • Transmission Electron Microscopy

    • Raman Spectroscopy

    • X-Ray Analysis

  • Absorption, Reflection and Nonlinear Optical Effects

  • Luminescence Properties

    • The Red Photoluminescence Band

    • Dependence on Formation Current Density

    • Dependence on Illumination

    • Dependence on Magnetic Field and Hydrostatic Pressure

    • Dependence on Chemical Environment

    • Photoluminescence Excitation Spectroscopy

    • Auger Saturation

    • Thermostimulation Luminescence

    • Photoluminescence Decay

    • Temperature Dependence

    • The Green-blue Photoluminescence Band

    • The Infrared Photoluminescence Band

    • Wet Electroluminescence

  • Quantum Confinement and Models of the Luminescence Process

    • Bandgap Calculations

    • The Dielectric Constant and Doping of a Quantum Dot

    • Lifetime Calculations and Surface Passivation

    • Conclusions from Calculations

    • Models of the Luminescence Process

  • Oxidized Porous Silicon

  • Related Materials

    • Stain Films

    • Porous Silicon on Amorphous and Polycrystalline Silicon

    • Pore Formation in Semiconductor Electrodes Other Than Si

    • Luminescent Silicon Microstructures