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2012 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 9-13, 2012 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Lara A. Estroff, Jun Liu, Kornelius Nielsch, Kazumi Wada

Symposium D : Nanocontacts-Emerging Materials and Processing for Ohmicity and Rectification

2012-04-10   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

A. Alec Talin, CNST/NIST
M. Saif Islam, University of California, Davis
Christian Lavoie, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
King-Ning Tu, University of California, Los Angeles

Symposium Support

IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
NIST

D2: Contacts to Nanotubes, Graphene and Beyond
Session Chairs
M. Saif Islam
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2002

2:30 AM - *D2.1
Carbon Nanotube Array Electrodes for Carrier Injection

Richard Martel 1

1Universite de Montreal Montreal Canada

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3:00 AM - D2.2
Charge Injection at Carbon Nanotube-metal Contacts

Aron Cummings 1 Francois Leonard 1

1Sandia National Laboratories Livermore USA

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3:15 AM - D2.3
Negative Contact Resistances Apparently-appeared at Graphene/Metal Contacts

Ryo Nouchi 1 Tatsuya Saito 2 Nobuhiko Mitoma 2 Katsumi Tanigaki 1 2

1Tohoku University Sendai Japan2Tohoku University Sendai Japan

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3:30 AM - D2.4
Graphene for Metal-semiconductor Ohmic Contact

Heejun Yang 1 Seongjun Park 1 Jinseong Heo 1 Hyun Jae Song 1 David H Seo 1 Kyung-Eun Byun 1 Hyun-Jong Chung 1

1Samsung Electronics Yongin-Si Republic of Korea

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3:45 AM -
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4:15 AM - *D2.5
Mechanical Annealing and Robust Conductance of Metallic and Semimetallic Nanocontacts

Juan Jose Palacios 1 Carlos Sabater 2 Daniel Gosaacute;lbez 2 Mariacute;a J Caturla 2 Carlos Untiedt 2

1Universidad Autoacute;noma de Madrid Madrid Spain2Universidad de Alicante Alicante Spain

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4:45 AM - D2.6
Nanostructure Characterization of Carbon Nanotube/Metal Interfaces

Patrick Wilhite 1 Anshul Vyas 1 Jason Tan 1 Phillip Wang 2 Jeongwon Park 2 Michael Jackson 2 Cary Y Yang 1

1Santa Clara University Santa Clara USA2Applied Material Santa Clara USA

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5:00 AM - D2.7
Quantum Confinement Effects on Charge Injection and Transport in InAs Membranes

Rehan Kapadia 1 Kuniharu Takei 1 Hui Fang 1 S. Bala Kumar 2 Qun Gao 2 Yu-Lun Chueh 4 Sanjay Krishna 3 Jing Guo 2 Ali Javey 1

1University of California Berkeley Berkeley USA2University of Florida, Gainsville Gainsville USA3University of New Mexico, Albuquerque Albuquerque USA4National Tsing Hua University Hsinchu Taiwan

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5:15 AM - D2.8
Theory of the Schottky Barrier at the Metal/AlN Interface

Alex Slepko 1 Alex Demkov 1

1The University of Texas Austin USA

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D3: Poster Session: Nanocontacts - Emerging Materials and Processing for Ohmicity and Rectification
Session Chairs
A. Alec Talin
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 1, Exhibit Hall

6:00 AM - D3.10
Novel Method for Robust Bonding and Alignment of Nanowires on Electrodes

Won Seok Lee 1 Inkyu Park 1 Jihye Lee 2

1Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Daejeon Republic of Korea2Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials Daejeon Republic of Korea

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6:00 AM - D3.11
The Role of the Organic Layer Functionalization in the Formation of Silicon/Organic Layer/Metal Junctions with Coinage Metals

Eduardo Martiacute;n Patrito 1 Federico Soria 1 Maria Fernanda Juarez 2 Patricia Paredes-Olivera 2

1Facultad de Ciencias Quiacute;micas. Univ. Nacional de Coacute;rdoba Coacute;rdoba Argentina2Facultad de Ciencias Quiacute;micas. Univ. Nacional de Coacute;rdoba Coacute;rdoba Argentina

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6:00 AM - D3.12
Nanoscale Schottky Contact and Light-induced Charge Separation on 1D TiO2 Nanostructures

Myungjun Kim 1 Yunjeong Yang 1 Hyunchul Kim 1 Hyunjun Yoo 1 Sovan K Panda 1 Jang-Sik Lee 1 Hyunjung Shin 1

1Kookmin University Seoul Republic of Korea

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6:00 AM - D3.13
Development and Characterization of Platinum Silicide as a Tunable Contact Material for NEMS Switches

Frank Streller 1 Graham E Wabiszewski 2 Gianluca Piazza 3 Robert W Carpick 2

1University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia USA2University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia USA3University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia USA

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6:00 AM - D3.14
Compositional Analysis of E-beam-induced Deposited Tungsten Contacts for Nanocarbon Interconnects

Nobuhiko Kanzaki 1 Patrick Wilhite 1 Shusaku Maeda 2 Cary Y Yang 1

1Santa Clara University Santa Clara USA2Hitachi High-Technologies Hitachinaka Japan

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6:00 AM - D3.15
Magnetoresistance of Ni/Benzenedithiol/Ni Single Molecular Junctions at Room Temperature

Ryo Yamada 1 Motoki Noguchi 1 Hirokazu Tada 1

1Osaka University Toyonaka Japan

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6:00 AM - D3.16
Formation of Cobalt Disilicide on 3D Structures from Highly Conformal Cobalt Nitride Thin Films by Low-temperature Chemical Vapor Deposition from a Liquid Cobalt Amidinate Precursor

Jing Yang 1 Harish B Bhandari 1 Roy Gordon 1 Qing Min Wang 2 Jean-Sebastien Lehn 2 Deo Shenai 2

1Harvard Cambridge USA2Dow Chemical Midland USA

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6:00 AM - D3.18
Systematic Study of the Contact Resistance of InAs Nanowires between Wet Etching Process and In situ Argon Milling

Marion J. L. Sourribes 1 Ivan Isakov 1 Marina Panfilova 1 Paul A Warburton 1

1University College London London United Kingdom

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6:00 AM - D3.19
Ohmic Contacts to n-type Germanium Using a Thin ZnO Interfacial Layer

Prashanth Manik Paramahans 1 Prasenjit Ray 1 Sandeep Mane 1 Pradeep Nyaupane 1 Udayan Ganguly 1 Saurabh Lodha 1

1Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai India

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6:00 AM - D3.2
A Numerical Simulation Study of Inverse Doped Surface Layer in Schottky Barrier Modification

Subhash Chand 1 Priyanka Kaushal 1

1National Institute of Technology Hamirpur India

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6:00 AM - D3.20
Interfacing Ag Nanoparticles with 1D Semiconductor Micro/Nanostructures via Joule Heating for Transfer Printing Nanodevices at Room Ambient

Logeeswaran Vj 1 Aaron M Katzenmeyer 2 Matthew Ombaba 1 M. Saif Islam 1

1University of California-Davis Davis USA2Sandia National Laboratories Livermore USA

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6:00 AM - D3.3
Low-frequency Noise in Schottky Barriers Based Nanoscale Field-effect Transistors

Nicolas Clement 1 Guilhem Larrieu 2 Emmanuel Dubois 1

1IEMN - CNRS Villeneuve d'Ascq France2LAAS Toulouse France

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6:00 AM - D3.4
Nano Devices for Spintronics with Organic Materials

Marta Galbiati 1 Sergio Tatay Aguilar 1 Clement Barraud 1 Richard Mattana 1 Pierre Seneor 1 Karim Bouzehouane 1 Cyrile Deranlot 1 Eric Jacquet 1 Albert Fert 1 Frederic Petroff 1

1Uniteacute; Mixte de Physique CNRS/Thales Paris France

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6:00 AM - D3.5
Electronic Properties of Sandwiched Metal-Graphene-Metal Structures: An Experimental and Theoretical Study

Cheng Gong 1 David Hinojos 1 Weichao Wang 1 Nour Nijem 1 Bin Shan 2 1 Robert Wallace 1 Kyeongjae Cho 1 Yves J Chabal 1

1The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson USA2Huazhong University of Science and Technology Wuhan China

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6:00 AM - D3.6
Ultra-thin and Discontinuous Metal Films for Solar Cell Electric Nanocontacts

Abdennaceur Karoui 1 Faouzia K Sahtout 2

1Shaw University Raleigh USA2University of Manouba, ISCAE Manouba Tunisia

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6:00 AM - D3.7
Nanometer Thickness Planar Schottky Contacts for Ultra-fast Sensing and Energy Conversion Applications

Mohammad Hashemian 1 Suhas K Dasari 1 Eduard Karpov 1

1University of Ilinois at Chicago Chicago USA

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6:00 AM - D3.8
Marked Suppression of the Fermi-level Pinning at Metal/Ge(111) Junctions with Atomically Matched Interfaces

Kenji Kasahara 1 Shinya Yamada 1 Masanobu Miyao 1 Kohei Hamaya 1 2

1Kyushu University Fukuoka Japan2Japan Science and Technology Agency Tokyo Japan

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6:00 AM - D3.9
Laser Zone Annealing of Electrodeposited Gold Nanowires to Bamboo Grain Structures

Jungyun Kim 1 2 Mercedes Lin 2 Eric Potma 2 Reginald Penner 2

1UC Irvine Irvine USA2UC Irvine Irvine USA

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D1: Nano and Molecular Contacts
Session Chairs
A. Alec Talin
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2002

9:30 AM - *D1.1
Electrical Contacts to Nanostructures: Lessons, Opportunities, and Challenges

Francois Leonard 1

1Sandia National Laboratories Livermore USA

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10:00 AM - *D1.2
Scanning Probe Microscopy of In-based Nanocontacts and Nanorings on CdZnTe(110)

Gili Cohen-Taguri 1 Ori Sinkevich 1 Mario Levinshtein 1 Arie Ruzin 1 Ilan Goldfarb 1

1Tel Aviv University Ramat Aviv Israel

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10:30 AM - D1.3
Correlation between Quantum Conductance and Atomic Arrangement of Silver Atomic-Size Nanocontacts

Pedro A Autreto 1 Maureen J Lagos 1 2 Daniel Ugarte 1 Douglas S Galvao 1

1State University of Campinas Campinas-SP Brazil2LNLS Campinas Brazil

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10:45 AM - D1.4
Conductance Statistics from a Large Array of sub-10 nm Single Grain Au Nanodot Electrodes

Kacem Smaali 1 Nicolas Clement 1 Gilles Patriarche 2 Dominique Vuillaume 1

1IEMN - CNRS Villeneuve d'Ascq France2LPN Marcoussis France

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11:30 AM - D1.5
Room-temperature Spin Injection into Si in a Metal-oxide-semiconductor Field Effect Transistor Structure with a High-quality Schottky-tunnel Contact

Yuichiro Ando 1 2 Kohei Masaki 2 Kenji Kasahara 2 Shinya Yamada 2 Yusuke Hoshi 3 Kentarou Sawano 3 Masanobu Miyao 1 Kohei Hamaya 1 4

1Kyushu University Fukuoka Japan2Kyushu University Fukuoka Japan3Tokyo City University Tokyo Japan4Japan Science and Technology Agency Tokyo Japan

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11:45 AM - D1.6
High Performance Switchable Thermal Diode Based on Metal-insulator Interface

Jia Zhu 1 Sheng Shen 1 Kedar Hippalgaonkar 1 Kevin Huang 1 Arun Majumdar 1 Junqiao Wu 1 Xiang Zhang 1

1University of California, Berkeley San Jose USA

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12:00 PM - D1.7
Molecule/Electrode Interface Energetics in Nanocontact Molecular Junction: A ``Transition Voltage Spectroscopy'' Study

Stephane Lenfant 1 Guillaume Ricoeur 1 David Guerin 1 Dominique Vuillaume 1

1CNRS Villeneuve d'ascq France

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12:15 PM - D1.8
Nanocontact Reliability for Nanomechanical Logic Switches: Lifetime Performance of Platinum and Conducting Diamond Contacts under Extreme Conditions

Graham E Wabiszewski 1 Andrew R Konicek 2 Anirudha V Sumant 3 Augusto Tazzoli 4 Gianluca Piazza 4 Robert W Carpick 1

1University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia USA2University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia USA3Argonne National Laboratories Argonne USA4University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia USA

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2012-04-11   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

A. Alec Talin, CNST/NIST
M. Saif Islam, University of California, Davis
Christian Lavoie, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
King-Ning Tu, University of California, Los Angeles

Symposium Support

IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
NIST

D5: Silicides
Session Chairs
Christian Lavoie
Wednesday PM, April 11, 2012
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2002

2:30 AM - *D5.1
Nucleation and Growth of Nanoscale Epitaxial Silicides by Point Contact Reactions

Yi-Chia Chou 1 2

1IBM T. J. Watson Center Yorktown Heights USA2Purdue University West Lafayette USA

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3:00 AM - D5.2
Level Set Modeling of Nickel Silicide Growth

Ashish Kumar 1 Mark E Law 1

1University of Florida Gainesville USA

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3:15 AM - D5.3
Nanoindentation-induced Rectifying-to-Ohmic Phase-transformation in Nickel-rich Silicon

David John Sprouster 1 Simon Ruffell 1 Jodie Bradby 1 Ryan C Major 2 Oden L Warren 2 James S Williams 1

1Australian National University Canberra Australia2Hysitron INC Minneapolis USA

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3:30 AM - D5.4
Influence of Impurities on Ni Silicide Formation for Ultra Thin Films of Ni Deposited on Si (100)

Andrew Thron 1 Peter Greene 2 Jack Chan 3 Timothy J Pennycook 4 Kai Liu 2 Stephen J Pennycook 4 Amitabh Jain 5 Chris L Hinkle 3 Klaus van Benthem 1

1UC Davis Davis USA2UC Davis Davis USA3UT Dallas Dallas USA4Oak Ridge National Lab Oak Ridge USA5Texas Instruments Inc. Dallas USA

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3:45 AM - D5.5
Theoretical Investigation of TixPt1-xSi Contacts to Si

Alex Slepko 1 Alex Demkov 1

1The University of Texas Austin USA

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4:00 AM -
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4:30 AM - *D5.6
Silicide Contact Resistivity and Phase Formation for Extremely Scaled CMOS Device Applications

Mark Raymond 1 Bin Yang 1 Zhen Zhang 2 Ahmet Ozcan 3 Christian Lavoie 2

1GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Inc. Albany USA2IBM T. J. Watson Research Center Yorktown Heights USA3IBM Semiconductor Research and Development Center Hopewell Junction USA

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5:00 AM - *D5.7
Understanding Solid-state Interactions: Ultrathin Ni1-xPtx Silicide Films Formed on Si(100)

Shili Zhang 1 2

1Uppsala University Uppsala Sweden2Fudan University Shanghai China

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5:30 AM - D5.8
What Makes a Good Contact? Insights from Atomistic Simulation

Keith Tobias Butler 1 Enrique Cabrera 2 Sara Olibet 2 John H Harding 1

1Univ Sheffield Sheffield United Kingdom2ISC Konstanz Germany

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5:45 AM - D5.9
Contact Resistance Reduction on Germanium through Metal Work Function Engineering

Pavan Kishore Vuddanti 1 Prashanth Manik Paramahans 1 Sunny Sadana 1 Udayan Ganguly 1 Saurabh Lodha 1

1Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai India

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D4: Contacts to Nanowires
Session Chairs
King-Ning Tu
Wednesday AM, April 11, 2012
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2002

9:30 AM - *D4.1
Influence of Doping Profiles on Schottky Barrier and Resistance of Contacts to Si Nanowires: Scanning Photocurrent Microscopy and Atom Probe Tomography Studies

Jerome K Hyun 1 KunHo Yoon 1 Jonathan P Pelz 2 Yossi Rosenwaks 3 Lincoln J Lauhon 1

1Northwestern University Evanston USA2Ohio State University Columbus USA3Tel Aviv University Tel Aviv Israel

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10:00 AM - *D4.2
Fabrication and Characterization of Contacts to Semiconductor Nanowires: Systematic Trends, Anomalies, and Remaining Challenges

Suzanne E. Mohney 1

1Penn State University Park USA

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10:30 AM - D4.3
Investigation of Silicide / Silicon Interfaces in Nanowire Based-nanocontacts

Guilhem Larrieu 1 2 Xiang-Lei Han 3 Gilles Patriarche 4 Fuccio Cristiano 1 2 Maeva Collet 1 2 Youssouf Guerfi 1 2

1LAAS-CNRS Toulouse France2Universiteacute; de Toulouse Toulouse France3IEMN Villeneuve d'ascq France4LPN Marcoussis France

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10:45 AM - D4.4
A Novel Design of Metal Contacts for Radial p-n Junction Si Wire Solar Cells Prepared without Transparent Conducting Oxide

Sun-Mi Shin 1 Jin-Young Jung 2 Kwang-Tae Park 1 Han-don Um 1 Sang-Won Jee 2 Yoon-Ho Nam 1 Jung-Ho Lee 2 1

1Hanyang University Ansan Republic of Korea2Hanyang University Ansan Republic of Korea

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11:30 AM - *D4.5
Kinetic Competition Model and Phase Control in 1-D Nanostructures

Yu Huang 1

1University of California Los Angeles Los Angeles USA

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12:00 PM - D4.6
Void Evolution and Microstructure of Annealed Ni/Au Contacts to GaN Nanowires

Andrew M. Herrero 1 Paul Blanchard 1 Devin Rourke 1 Aric Sanders 1 Matthew Brubaker 1 Chris Dodson 1 Norman A Sanford 1 Alexana Roshko 1 Kris A Bertness 1

1NIST Boulder USA

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12:15 PM - D4.7
Effect of GaN Nanowire Morphology on Current-voltage Characteristics

Paul Blanchard 1 Kris A Bertness 1 Todd E Harvey 1 Aric W Sanders 1 Norman A Sanford 1 John B Schlager 1

1NIST Boulder USA

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12:30 PM - D4.8
Electrical Contact Characteristics between Silicon Micropillars and Ag Nanoparticles with Controlled Mechanical Load

Logeeswaran Vj 1 Daniel Lam 1 Emre Yengel 1 Heim K Grewal 1 Matthew Ombaba 1 M. Saif Islam 1

1University of California-Davis Davis USA

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12:45 PM - D4.9
Local Electronic Properties of Micro/Nanocontact CdTe Solar Cells

Heayoung P. Yoon 1 2 Dmitry Ruzmetov 1 2 Marina S Leite 1 2 A. A Talin 1 Nikolai B Zhitenev 1

1National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg USA2University of Maryland College Park USA

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