Diamond RF Transistor Technology
at ORAU Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 7/28/2019

Opportunity Description

A candidate is sought to conduct research on Diamond RF Transistor Technology. The research will involve single crystal diamond substrate evaluation, metrology, process development, mask design, fabrication, and electrical characterization of RF devices and test structures. The research topics of interest include, but are not limited to, hydrogen termination of diamond surface, charge transfer to adsorbed oxide layers, 2D hole channel stability over time and temperature, carrier mobility verification and improvement, and diamond transistor high frequency operation. The candidate should have experience with: clean room protocols and procedures, fabrication of diamond test structures and devices, electrical characterization, and reliability testing. Established publication track record in diamond research, or related field, is a plus. Suggested Sources: Russell, S., Sharabi, S., Tallaire, A. and Moran, D. (2012) Hydrogen-terminated diamond field-effect transistors with cutoff frequency of 53 GHz. IEEE Electron Device Letters, 33(10), pp. 1471-1473. (doi:10.1109/LED.2012.2210020)

Opportunity Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Adelphi, MD
  • Opportunity Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 7/28/2019

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