Optimization of the SiC powder source size distribution for the sublimation growth of long crystal boules

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Autorinnen und Autoren: Arzig M, Hsiao T, Wellmann P
Zeitschrift: Advanced Materials Proceedings
Jahr der Veröffentlichung: 2018
Band: 3
Heftnummer: 9
Seitenbereich: 540-543
ISSN: 2002-4428
Sprache: Englisch


Abstract

In this work we studied the influence of three different SiC powder size distributions and the sublimation behavior during physical vapor transport growth of SiC in a 3 inch crystal processing configuration. The evolution of the source material as well as of the crystal growth interface was carried out using in‐site X‐ray computed tomography. Two SiC powders exhibited a single modal D90 size distribution of ca. 50 μm and ca. 200 μm, respectively. In both cases the average SiC powder density was 1.2 g/cm3. The third powder was a mixture of the above mentioned source materials and exhibited a bimodal particle size distribution. The corresponding average SiC powder density was 1.7 g/cm3. In this latter case the in‐itu X‐ray computed tomography study revealed an improved growth interface stability that enabled a much longer crystal growth process. During process time, the sublimation‐recrystallization behavior of the mixed SiC powder showed a much smoother morphology change and slower materials consumption as well as much more stable shape of the growth interface than in the case of the less dense SiC source. By adapting the size distribution of the SiC source material we achieved to significantly enhance stable growth conditions.


FAU-Autorinnen und Autoren / FAU-Herausgeberinnen und Herausgeber

Arzig, Matthias
Professur für Werkstoffwissenschaften (Werkstoffe der Elektrotechnik)
Wellmann, Peter Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Professur für Werkstoffwissenschaften (Werkstoffe der Elektrotechnik)


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Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan (ITRI)


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APA:
Arzig, M., Hsiao, T., & Wellmann, P. (2018). Optimization of the SiC powder source size distribution for the sublimation growth of long crystal boules. Advanced Materials Proceedings, 3(9), 540-543. https://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amp.2018/1414

MLA:
Arzig, Matthias, TaChing Hsiao, and Peter Wellmann. "Optimization of the SiC powder source size distribution for the sublimation growth of long crystal boules." Advanced Materials Proceedings 3.9 (2018): 540-543.

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