Schwingenschlögl, U.; Chroneos, A.; Schuster, C. and Grimes, R. W.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1063/1.3633223|
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Introducing a cluster formation model, we provide a rational fundamental viewpoint for the difficulty to achieve n-type doped diamond. We argue that codoping is the way forward to form appropriately doped shallow regions in diamond and other forms of carbon such as graphene. The electronegativities of the codopants are an important design criterion for the donor atom to efficiently donate its electron. We propose that the nearest neighbour codopants should be of a considerably higher electronegativity compared to the donor atom. Codoping strategies should focus on phosphorous for which there are a number of appropriate codopants.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2011 American Institute of Physics|
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|Keywords:||diamond, doping; electronegativity; nitrogen, phosphorus|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
|Depositing User:||Alexander Chroneos|
|Date Deposited:||09 Nov 2012 09:22|
|Last Modified:||06 Aug 2016 19:16|
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