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Deciding Miller Index when building a transistor?

  1. Dec 6, 2014 #1
    In obtaining the materials to build a transistor, should one choose wafers of the same Miller indexes? Will the lattice structure affect the interaction between two wafers?
     
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  3. Dec 6, 2014 #2

    mfb

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    What do you mean with interaction between two wafers? (How) do you want to use multiple wafers for a single transistor?

    Different lattice structures will (in general) lead to different transistor properties.
     
  4. Dec 6, 2014 #3
    The plan is to attach n-type wafers on the ends of a p-type. How would you go about doing this? How will the lattice structure effect the properties?
     
  5. Dec 6, 2014 #4

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    Are we talking about the same thing? Those wafers can have billions of transistors on them, but putting them mechanically together does not give a transistor.
     
  6. Dec 6, 2014 #5
    I would cut 2 small squares from the n-type wafer and one from the p-type, I would then attach them to form an NPN junction, after that I would place the apparatus in a kiln to form an oxide layer on the lattice, then etch out sections for the source and drain. It would look something like this.
     

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  7. Dec 6, 2014 #6

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    I would be surprised if that works. Who came up with that idea and are there working examples?
     
  8. Dec 6, 2014 #7
    Maybe its like a transistorized relay?
     
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