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Title: Cathodoluminescence contrast of localized defects part II. Defect investigation
Authors: Pey, K.L. 
Phang, J.C.H. 
Chan, D.S.H. 
Breeze, J.F.
Myhajlenko, S.
Keywords: Cathodoluminescence
cathodoluminescence contrast
scanning electron microscope
subsurface defects
Issue Date: 1995
Citation: Pey, K.L.,Phang, J.C.H.,Chan, D.S.H.,Breeze, J.F.,Myhajlenko, S. (1995). Cathodoluminescence contrast of localized defects part II. Defect investigation. Scanning Microscopy 9 (2) : 367-380. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Cathodoluminescence contrast from defects with different geometrical and electronic properties have been studied using the numerical model developed in Part I. The contrast of a localized subsurface defect exhibits a maxima at a specific beam energy E(max) which corresponds to the depth of the defect. The contrast of a dislocation which intersects the top surface perpendicularly is a decreasing function of beam energy. The differences in the image profiles of the two different kinds of defects allow the two types of imperfections to be distinguished. In addition, the resolution of a subsurface defect at beam energies lower than E(max) is only a function of defect size and is insensitive to the defect strength. The defect depth, size and strength can therefore be extracted sequentially. The extension of the model to the investigation of complex or multiple defects such as 'dot and halo' contrast is also illustrated.
Source Title: Scanning Microscopy
ISSN: 08917035
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