Meetings & Events

Fall 2006 logo2006 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 27 - December 1, 2006 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Babu R. Chalamala, Louis J. Terminello, Helena Van Swygenhoven

 

Symposium L : Group IV Semiconductor Nanostructures

2006-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Leonid Tsybeskov New Jersey Institute of Technology
David J. Lockwood National Research Council
Christophe Delerue IEMN
Masakazu Ichikawa The University of Tokyo
Anthony W. van Buuren Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
L1: Light Emission and Photonic Devices I
Session Chairs
Harry Atwater
David Lockwood
Monday AM, November 27, 2006
Room 207 (Hynes)

9:15 AM -
Opening Remarks

9:30 AM - **L1.1
Group IV Semiconductor Light Emitting Nanostructures: Which can be Bright? Which can Yield Gain?

Harry Atwater 1
1 Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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10:00 AM - L1.2
Experimental Measurement of the Dielectric Constant of Nanometer-size Silicon Structures

Han Yoo 1 , Rishi Krishnan 2 , Christopher Striemer 2 , Philippe Fauchet 2
1 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States, 2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States

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10:15 AM - L1.3
Effect of Surface Termination on Electronic Structure of Silicon Nanoparticles.

April Montoya Vaverka 1 2 , Robert Meulenburg 2 , Trevor Willey 2 , Subhash Risbud 1 , Louis Terminello 2 , Anthony van Buuren 2 3
1 Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States, 2 Chemistry and Materials Science, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 3 , University of California, Merced, Merced, California, United States

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10:30 AM - **L1.4
Quasi-Direct Transition due to Proximity Effects in GaSb-Si Anti-Electron Type-II Quantum Dots.

Susumu Fukatsu 1 2
1 Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo, Meguro, Tokyo, Japan, 2 PRESTO, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Saitama Japan

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **L1.5
Epitaxial Growth and Luminescence Characterization of Si-based Double Heterostructures Light-emitting Diodes with Iron Disilicide Active Region.

Takashi Suemasu 1 , Tsuyoshi Sunohara 1 , Yuya Ugajin 1 , Ken'ichi Kobayashi 1 , Shigemitsu Murase 1
1 Institute of Applied Physics, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba Japan

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12:00 PM - L1.6
Quantum-confinement Effect in β-FeSi2 Flat Nanoislands on Si (111) Substrates.

Yoshiaki Nakamura 1 2 , Ryota Suzuki 1 , Masafumi Umeno 1 , Sung Cho 3 2 , Nobuo Tanaka 3 2 , Masakazu Ichikawa 1 2
1 Dept. of applied physics, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan, 2 CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Tokyo Japan, 3 EcoTopia Science Institute, Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan

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12:15 PM - L1.7
Theoretical study of Si-rich transition-metal silicides with double-graphene-like structures.

Takehide Miyazaki 1 , Toshihiko Kanayama 2
1 RICS, AIST, Tsukuba Japan, 2 ASRC, AIST, Tsukuba Japan

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12:30 PM - **L1.8
Advances in SiGeSn/Ge Technology

Richard Soref 1 , John Kouvetakis 2 , Jose Menendez 2
1 , Air Force Research Laboratory, Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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L2: Light Emission and Photonic Devices II
Session Chairs
Graham Reed
Richard Soref
Monday PM, November 27, 2006
Room 207 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **L2.1
Sub-micron Silicon Photonic Devices.

Graham Reed 1 , Goran Mashanovich 1 , Frederic Gardes 1 , Branislav Timotijevic 1 , William Headley 1
1 , University of Surrey, Guildford United Kingdom

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3:00 PM - L2.2
Fabrication of Extreme aspect Ratio Tubes and Wires of Silicon and Germanium Within Microstructured Optical Fibers.

Neil Baril 1 4 , John Badding 1 4 , Vankatraman Gopalan 3 4 , Pier Sazio 5 , Thomas Scheidemantel 2 4 , Bryan Jackson 3 4 , Dong-Jin Won 3 4 , Adrian Amezcua Correa 5 , Chris Finlayson 5
1 Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 4 The Center for Nanoscale Science, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 5 Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton United Kingdom, 2 Physics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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3:15 PM - L2.3
Large Scale Formation of Y2SiO5:Er Oxyorthosilicate Nanocrystals using Si Nanowires for Efficient, High-gain Light Emitting Material at 1.5 μm.

Kiseok Suh 1 , Jung Shin 1 , Byeong-Soo Bae 2
1 Physics, KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 Materials Science, KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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3:30 PM -
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4:30 PM - **L2.4
Silicon Integrated Nanophotonics - Advances and Challenges.

Yurii Vlasov 1 , Fengnian Xia 1 , Lidija Sekaric 1 , Eric Dulkeith 1 , Solomon Assefa 1 , William Green 1 , Martin O'Boyle 1 , Hendrik Hamann 1 , Sharee McNab 1
1 Physical Sciences Department, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, United States

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5:00 PM - L2.5
Three Dimensional Silicon Inverse Photonic Quasicrystals for Infrared Wavelengths.

Alexandra Ledermann 2 , Ludovico Cademartiri 1 , Martin Hermatschweiler 3 , Martin Wegener 2 , Geoffrey Ozin 1 , Diederik Wiersma 4 , Georg von Freymann 3
2 , Institut für Angewandte Physik, Karlsruhe Germany, 1 Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 3 , Institut für Nanotechnologie, Karlsruhe Germany, 4 , European Laboratory for Nonlinear Spectroscopy, Firenze Italy

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5:30 PM - L2.7
Ultra-high Resolution Imaging of Highly Confined Optical Modes in Sub-micron Scale SOI Waveguides.

Jacob Robinson 1 , Stefan Preble 1 , Michal Lipson 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell , Ithaca, New York, United States

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5:45 PM - L2.8
Si3N4-SiO2-Si Slot-waveguide Disk Resonators in a Silicon Photonic Platform.

Bradley Schmidt 1 , Carlos Barrios 2 , Michal Lipson 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 Instituto de Sistemas Optoelectrónicos y Microtecnología, Ciudad Universitaria, Madrid Spain

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2006-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Leonid Tsybeskov New Jersey Institute of Technology
David J. Lockwood National Research Council
Christophe Delerue IEMN
Masakazu Ichikawa The University of Tokyo
Anthony W. van Buuren Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
L3: Ge and SiGe Nanostructures I
Session Chairs
Philippe Boucaud
Detlev Gruetzmacher
Tuesday AM, November 28, 2006
Room 207 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **L3.1
Templated Selfassembly of Ge Dot Arrays, Molecules and 3-dimensional Crystals on Si.

Detlev Grutzmacher 1 , Christian Dais 1 , Elisabeth Müller 1 , Harun Solak 1 , Hans Sigg 1 , Julian Stangl 2 , Günther Bauer 2
1 Laboratory for Micro- and Nanotechnology, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen-PSI Switzerland, 2 Inst. for semiconductor and solid state physics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Linz Austria

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10:00 AM - L3.2
Stranski–Krastanov Growth of Tensely Strained Si on Ge (001) Substrates.

Dietmar Pachinger 1 , Gang Chen 1 , Herbert Lichtenberger 1 , Friedrich Schäffler 1
1 Semiconductor Physics, Institute of Semiconductor and solid state physics, Linz Austria

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10:15 AM - L3.3
Electric Field Controlled Directional Growth in Metal-Induced Lateral Crystallization of Amorphous SiGe on Insulating Films.

Masanobu Miyao 1 , Hiroshi Kanno 1 , Taizoh Sadoh 1
1 Department of Electronics, Kyushu University, Fukuoka Japan

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10:30 AM - L3.4
Spin Relaxation in SiGe Islands.

Hans Malissa 1 , Wolfgang Jantsch 1 , Gang Chen 1 , Herbert Lichtenberger 1 , Thomas Fromherz 1 , Friedrich Schäffler 1 , Günther Bauer 1 , Alexei Tyryshkin 2 , Stephen Lyon 2 , Zbyslaw Wilamowski 3
1 Institute of Semiconductor and Solid State Physics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Linz Austria, 2 Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 3 Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw Poland

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10:45 AM - L3.5
Photoluminescence Excitation Dependencein Three-dimensional Si/SiGe Nanostructures.

Eun Kyu Lee 1 , Boris Kamenev 1 , Theodore Kamins 2 , Jean-Mark Baribeau 3 , David Lockwood 3 , Leonid Tsybeskov 1
1 ECE, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey, United States, 2 Quantum Science Research, Hwelett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, California, United States, 3 National Research Council, Institute for Microstructural Sciences, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **L3.6
Ge/Si self-assembled Islands for Photonics Applications.

Philippe Boucaud 1 , Xiang Li 1 , Moustafa El Kurdi 1 , Sébastien Sauvage 1 , Xavier Checoury 1 , Sylvain David 1 , Navy Yam 1 , Frédéric Fossard 1 , Daniel Bouchier 1 , Guy Fishman 1
1 , CNRS-IEF, Orsay France

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12:00 PM - L3.7
Ordering and Shape Tuning of Ge Islands on Metal-patterned Si.

Jeremy Robinson 1 2 , Donald Walko 3 , Dohn Arms 3 , Daniel Tinberg 4 , Paul Evans 4 , Yifan Cao 1 , J. Liddle 2 , Oscar Dubon 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 4 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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12:15 PM - L3.8
Photo-oxidation of Ge Nanocrystals: Kinetic Measurements by In Situ Raman Spectroscopy

Ian Sharp 1 2 , Qing Xu 1 2 , Chun Yuan 1 2 , Joel Ager III 1 , Daryl Chrzan 1 2 , Eugene Haller 1 2
1 Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering Department, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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12:30 PM - L3.9
Influence of Nanoimprinted and Etched Surface Relief on Nucleation and Ordering of Si and Ge on Amorphous Silicon Dioxide.

Ted Kamins 1 , Amir Yasseri 1 , Shashank Sharma 1 , Fabian Pease 2 , Qiangfei Xia 3 , Stephen Chou 3
1 Quantum Science Research, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, California, United States, 2 Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 3 Nanostructure Lab, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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12:45 PM - L3.10
Control of Valley Splitting in a Si/SiGe 2DEG Quantum Point Contact.

Lisa McGuire 1 , K. Slinker 1 , S. Goswami 1 , J. Chu 2 , Mark Friesen 1 , S. Coppersmith 1 , M. Eriksson 1
1 , University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 , IBM Research Division, T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, United States

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L4: Ge and SiGe Nanostructures II / MEMS and Strained Si
Session Chairs
Thomas Fromherz
Avi Kornblit
Tuesday PM, November 28, 2006
Room 207 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **L4.1
Optoelectronic Properties and Bandstructure of SiGe Quantum Dot and Cascade Structures.

Thomas Fromherz 1 , Moritz Brehm 1 , Patrick Rauter 1 , Nguyen Vinh 2 , Ben Murdin 3 , Jonathan Phillips 4 , Carl Pidgeon 4 , Zhenyang Zhong 1 , Gang Chen 1 , Jiri Novak 1 , Julian Stangl 1 , Detlev Gruetzmacher 5 , Guenther Bauer 1
1 Semiconductor Physics, University Linz, Linz Austria, 2 , FOM Institute for Plasma Physics Rijnhuizen , Nieuwegein Netherlands, 3 , University of Surrey, Guildford United Kingdom, 4 , Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh United Kingdom, 5 , Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen Switzerland

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3:00 PM - L4.2
WITHDRAWN 11/16/06 Design Criteria for p-type SiGe Bound-to-Continuum THz QCLs.

Marco Califano 1 , Zoran Ikonic 1 , Robert Kelsall 1 , Paul Harrison 1
1 Electronic & Electrical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds United Kingdom

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3:15 PM - L4.3
Luminescence in Multilayers of SiGe Nanocrystals Embedded in SiO2.

M. Avella 1 , A. Prieto 1 , Juan Jimenez 1 , A. Rodríguez 2 , J. Sangrador 2 , T. Rodríguez 2 , M. Ortíz 3 , C. Ballesteros 3 , A. Kling 4
1 Dpto. Física de la Materia Condensada, Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid Spain, 2 Dpto. de Tecnología Electrónica, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid Spain, 3 Dpto. de Física, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid Spain, 4 , Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear, Sacavém Portugal

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3:30 PM - L4.4
Ordering of Strained Ge Islands on Prepatterned Si(001) Substrates: Morphological Evolution and Nucleation Mechanisms

Gang Chen 1 , Herbert Lichtenberger 1 , Zhenyang Zhong 1 , Günther Bauer 1 , Wolfgang Jantsch 1 , Friedrich Schäffler 1
1 Institute of Semiconductor and Solid State Physics , Johannes Kepler University, Linz Austria

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3:45 PM -
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4:15 PM - **L4.5
Challenges in the Fabrication of Advanced MEMS.

Avi Kornblit 1 , Vladimir Aksyuk 1 , Cristian Bolle 1 , J. Bower 1 , Raymond Cirelli 1 , Harold Dyson 1 , Ed Ferry 1 , Linus Fetter 1 , Robert Fullowan 1 , Arman Gasparyan 1 , Christopher Jones 1 , Robert Keller 1 , Fred Klemens 1 , Warren Lai 1 , O. Lopez 1 , William Mansfield 1 , John Miner 1 , Chien-Shing Pai 1 , Flavio Pardo 1 , Maria Simon 1 , Thomas Sorsch 1 , J. Taylor 1 , Donald Tennant 1 , Brijesh Vyas 1 , George Watson 1
1 , Lucent Technologies Bell Labs, Murray Hill, New Jersey, United States

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4:45 PM - L4.6
Piezoresistance in Strained Silicon and Strained Silicon Germanium.

Jacob Richter 1 , M. Arnoldus 1 , A. Larsen 2 , J. Hansen 2 , O. Hansen 1 , E. Thomsen 1
1 Department of Micro and Nanotechnology, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby Denmark, 2 Institute of Physics and Astronomy, University of Aarhus, Aarhus Denmark

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5:00 PM - L4.7
Elastically Strain-Shared Nanomembranes: A New Route to High-Quality Strained Silicon.

Shelley Scott 1 , Michelle Roberts 1 , Donald Savage 1 , Arrielle Opotowsky 1 , Max Lagally 1
1 , University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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5:15 PM - L4.8
Local Strain Measurements on Sub-100nm Strained Si/SiGe CMOS Device Strucutres with Convergent Beam Electron Diffraction and Finite Element Simulation.

Wenjun Zhao 1 , Gerd Duscher 1 2 , Mohammed Zikry 3 , George Roagonyi 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 2 Condensed Matter Division, Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge , Tennessee, United States, 3 Mechanical and Aerospace, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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5:30 PM - L4.9
Silicon on Lattice-Engineered Silicon: Fabrication, Thermal Stability, and GaAs Integration

Carl Dohrman 1 , David Isaacson 1 , Kamesh Chilukuri 1 , Minjoo Lee 1 , Eugene Fitzgerald 1
1 Materials Science and Engin