Date of Award
Campus Access Thesis
Master of Science (MS)
This thesis details the design, fabrication, and characterization of a PN junction formed from p-type mono-crystalline silicon and n-type poly-crystalline silicon. The primary product of this project was a library of standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the fabrication of such devices, laying the foundations for future work and the development of a class in fabrication processes. The fabricated PN junction was characterized; in particular its current-voltage relationship was measured and fit to models. This characterization was to determine whether or not the fabrication process could produce working PN junctions with acceptable operational parameters.
Tower, Jason D., "Design, Fabrication and Characterization of a Poly-Silicon PN Junction" (2016). Graduate Masters Theses. 405.