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Applied Physics Letters
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Trapped positive charge in plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposited silicon dioxide films

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Abstract

We report an investigation of trapped positive charge in as-fabricated plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposited SiO2 films using electrical and spin resonance techniques. We show that the positive charge results from donor-like "slow" interface states ("anomalous positive charge") rather than trapped holes, and that most (∼95%) of the positive charge is not related to E' centers. The positive charge is similar to that seen in electron-injected thermally grown SiO2, and unlike radiation-induced trapped holes.

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01 Dec 1990

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Applied Physics Letters

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