Kirtley Scientific - John R. Kirtley

Electron heating
in SiO2

We used surface plasmon mediated light emission from electron injector structures to measure electron heating in SiO2, and identified the role of acoustic phonon scattering in controlling electron ``runaway".

"Light emission from electron injector structures", T.N. Theis, J.R. Kirtley, D.J. DiMaria, and D.W. Dong, Phys. Rev. Lett. 50,750(1983).

"Charge transport and trapping phenomena in off-stoichiometric SiO2 films", D.J. DiMaria, D.W. Dong, C. Falcony, T.N. Theis, J.R. Kirtley, J.C. Tsang, D.R. Young, and F.L. Pesavento, J. Appl. Phys. 54,5801 (1983).

"Electroluminescence studies in silicon dioxide films containing tiny silicon islands", D.J. DiMaria, J.R. Kirtley, E.J. Pakulis, D.W. Dong, T.S. Kuan, F.L. Pesavento, T.N. Theis, and J.A. Cutro, J. Appl. Phys. 56,401(1984).

" Strong electric field heating of conduction band electrons in SiO2", T.N. Theis, D.J. DiMaria, and J.R. Kirtley, Phys. Rev. Lett. 52 ,1445 (1984).

"Electron heating in silicon dioxide and off-stoichiometric silicon dioxide films", D.J. DiMaria, T.N. Theis, J.R. Kirtley, F.L. Pesavento, D.W. Dong, and S.D. Brorson, J. Appl. Phys. 57,1214(1985).

"Theory of high field electron transport in silicon dioxide", M.V. Fischetti, D.J. DiMaria, S.D. Brorson, T.N. Theis, and J.R. Kirtley, Phys. Rev. B 31,8124(1985).

"Electroluminescence from indium oxide and indium-tin oxide", C. Falcony, J.R. Kirtley, D.J. DiMaria, T.P. Ma, and T.C. Chen, J. Appl. Phys. 58,3556(1985).