Using low-cost and high work-function Ni, a low leakage current of 5 x 10–6 A/cm2 at 125 °C is obtained in a high 25-fF/μm2 -density SrTiO3 metal-insulator-metal (MIM) capacitor processed at 400 °C. This is approximately two orders of magnitude better than the same device using a TaN electrode, with added advantages of improved voltage and temperature coefficients of capacitance. This work-function tuning method also has merit for achieving both low thermal leakage and high overall κ value beyond previous laminate structure.
- high temperature
- metal-insulator-metal (MIM)
- thermal leakage
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering