Chlorination Studies on 2D material doping
at ORAU Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

Opportunity Description

Title of Research Opportunity: Chlorination studies on 2D material doping for electronic applications 2D materials and van der Waals materials have become of great interest due to their promise of use in a wide range of device applications including flexible electronics, novel memory and neuromorphic devices, and use in enhancing sensors and energy storage structures. This research opportunity will study the feasibility of employing Cl plasma processes to dope 2D materials and contacts in order to modify the surface and tune properties of both monolayers as well as heterostructures. This technique could be used to reduce electrical contact resistance in electrical and optoelectronic devices, resulting in higher performance with reduced power consumption. This RO will involve the fabrication of 2D transistors and test structures using nanofabrication techniques, exposing and doping these material systems with a plasma process, and then performing x-ray spectroscopy and electrical characterization to understand the effects of the Cl plasma exposure. This research will be done in collaboration with Columbia University and the candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate closely with colleagues in New York, NY on this research. This project is restricted to U.S. Citizens only. Click here for more information

Opportunity Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Adelphi, MD
  • Opportunity Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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