Tension assisted metal transfer of graphene for Schottky diodes onto wafer scale substrates

Jooho Lee, Su Chan Lee, Yongsung Kim, Jinseong Heo, Kiyoung Lee, Dongwook Lee, Jaekwan Kim, Sunghee Lee, Chang Seung Lee, Min Sik Nam, Seong Chan Jun

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We developed an effective graphene transfer method for graphene/silicon Schottky diodes on a wafer as large as 6 inches. Graphene grown on a large scale substrate was passivated and sealed with a gold layer, protecting graphene from any possible contaminant and keeping good electrical contact. The Au/graphene was transferred by the tension-assisted transfer process without polymer residues. The gold film itself was used directly as the electrodes of a Schottky diode. We demonstrated wafer-scale integration of graphene/silicon Schottky diode using the proposed transfer process. The transmission electron microscopy analysis and relatively low ideality factor of the diodes indicated fewer defects on the interface than those obtained using the conventional poly(methyl methacrylate)-assisted transfer method. We further demonstrated gas sensors as an application of graphene Schottky diodes.

Original languageEnglish
Article number075303
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Jan 20

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Funding Information:
This work was partially supported by the Priority Research Centers Program (2009-0093823), Basic Science Research Program (2013R1A1A2A10013147), and the Korean Government (MSIP) (No. 2015R1A5A1037668) through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST).

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© 2016 IOP Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Bioengineering
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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