Metal-insulator-metal diodes fabricated on flexible substrates

Etor, David, Dodd, Linzi, Wood, David and Balocco, Claudio (2016) Metal-insulator-metal diodes fabricated on flexible substrates. In: IRMMW-THz 2016 - 41st International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz waves, 25th - 30th September 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Abstract

The fabrication and testing of metal-insulator-metal (MIM) diodes on a flexible substrate for microwave and mm-wave applications are presented. The diodes utilized octadecyltrichlorosilane (OTS), which self assembles to form a thin, pin holes free insulator. Preliminary electrical analysis shows that the diodes have a typical zero bias resistance of approximately 80 kΩ, zero-bias curvature coefficient (γ_ZB) of approximately 5.5 V-1, and voltage responsivity of 3.1 kV/W at a frequency of 1 GHz, and are produced with over 90% device yield. The fabrication process is simple and cost effective, environmentally friendly, and demonstrates the possibility of roll-to-roll volume manufacturing of MIM diodes.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: substrates, Schottky diodes, insulators, resistance, polyimides, microwave devices, microwave imaging
Subjects: H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
J500 Materials Technology not otherwise specified
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2018 09:53
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 17:18
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/34660

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