Defence of doctoral thesis in the field of Micro- and nanosciences, M.Sc. Iurii Kim

The title of the thesis is Approaches for optimizing III-N based devices

M.Sc. Iurii Kim will defend the thesis "Approaches for optimizing III-N based devices" on 15 February 2022 at 12 in Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering, Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering.

Opponent: Dr. Yvon Cordier, Centre de Recherche sur l’Hétéroepitaxie et ses Applications (CRHEA, UPR-10) of CNRS, France
Custos: Prof. Markku Sopanen, Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering, Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering

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Three-nitride (III-N) materials have been widely introduced into our everyday lives. They are used in modern lighting sources like light emitting diodes and in high-mobility electron transistors. Developing the fabrication methods and device performance can cut the energy loss in modern electronics. However, devices based on III-N suffer from numerous problems at all stages of their production.

In this dissertation, several approaches for fabrication and design optimization were developed to improve III-N based devices. The first part focuses on solving issues in the choice of substrate for III-N materials. The second part focuses on improvements in device design for light emitting diodes. And finally, the third part consists of studies of metallization and electrical characterization of III-N based devices. These results show that the developed materials and methods can be used for III-N based device fabrication and improve their performance.

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