Profiling of Current Transients in Capacitor Type Diamond Sensors
AbstractThe operational characteristics of capacitor-type detectors based on HPHT and CVD diamond have been investigated using perpendicular and parallel injection of carrier domain regimes. Simulations of the drift-diffusion current transients have been implemented by using dynamic models based on Shockley-Ramo’s theorem, under injection of localized surface domains and of bulk charge carriers. The bipolar drift-diffusion regimes have been analyzed for the photo-induced bulk domain (packet) of excess carriers. The surface charge formation and polarization effects dependent on detector biasing voltage have been revealed. The screening effects ascribed to surface charge and to dynamics of extraction of the injected bulk excess carrier domain have been separated and explained. The parameters of drift mobility of the electrons μe = 4000 cm2/Vs and holes μh = 3800 cm2/Vs have been evaluated for CVD diamond using the perpendicular profiling of currents. The coefficient of carrier ambipolar diffusion Da = 97 cm2/s and the carrier recombination lifetime τR,CVD ≌ 110 ns in CVD diamond were extracted by combining analysis of the transients of the sensor current and the microwave probed photoconductivity. The carrier trapping with inherent lifetime τR,HPHT ≌ 2 ns prevails in HPHT diamond. View Full-Text
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Gaubas, E.; Ceponis, T.; Meskauskaite, D.; Kazuchits, N. Profiling of Current Transients in Capacitor Type Diamond Sensors. Sensors 2015, 15, 13424-13458.
Gaubas E, Ceponis T, Meskauskaite D, Kazuchits N. Profiling of Current Transients in Capacitor Type Diamond Sensors. Sensors. 2015; 15(6):13424-13458.Chicago/Turabian Style
Gaubas, Eugenijus; Ceponis, Tomas; Meskauskaite, Dovile; Kazuchits, Nikolai. 2015. "Profiling of Current Transients in Capacitor Type Diamond Sensors." Sensors 15, no. 6: 13424-13458.