JJAP Conference Proceedings

JJAP Conf. Proc. 3, 011109 (2015) doi:10.7567/JJAPCP.3.011109

Effects of lattice deformations on Raman spectra in β-FeSi2 epitaxial films

Yoshikazu Terai1,2, Haruki Yamaguchi1, Hiroaki Tsukamoto1, Tetsu Hattori1, Takahiko Higashi1

  1. 1Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima 890-0065, Japan
  2. 2Department of Computer Science and Electronics, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Iizuka, Fukuoka 820-8502, Japan
  • Received July 15, 2014
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Effects of lattice deformations on Raman spectra were investigated in β-FeSi2 epitaxial films grown on Si substrates. The lattice of the epitaxial film was deformed depending on thermal-annealing temperature (Ta). In Raman spectra, Raman lines of Ag-mode (iron displacements) showed a frequency shift with increasing Ta. The shift of Raman lines showed that the residual strain in the epitaxial films was changed by the lattice deformation. In the temperature dependence of Raman spectra, the temperature shifts of the Raman lines were found to be different between β-FeSi2(100) || Si(001) and β-FeSi2(110)(101) || Si(111) epitaxial films.

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