TY - GEN

T1 - Measurement of antiresonant frequency during DC bias voltage application for analysis of second harmonic response of ScAlN on SMR

AU - Soutome, Takumi

AU - Yanagitani, Takahiko

N1 - Funding Information:
ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was supported by the JST CREST (No. JPM JCR20Q1) and KAKENHI (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Re search No.16H04356, No.19H02202, and No.18K19037).
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PY - 2020/9/7

Y1 - 2020/9/7

N2 - Second harmonic generation (H2) is not desirable for BAW filter applications. Recent BAW filter requires reduction of H2 to achieve high receiver sensitivity. In order to reduce H2, nonlinear parameters of AlN and ScAlN are important because it is widely used in BAW filters. Irieda et al. indicated that second order nonlinear piezoelectric coefficients chi{11}{}-{mathrm{T}} and dielectric chi{02}{}-{mathrm{E}} are dominant for H2 [1], [2]. They showed these nonlinear coefficients chi{11}{}-{mathrm{T}} and chi{02}{}-{mathrm{E}} can be approximately estimated from the change of parallel resonant frequency f{mathrm{p}} and inverse dielectric constant beta-{mathrm{S}} during a DC bias voltage application. In this study, AlN and ScAlN films were grown on Al bottom electrode/Ta2O5/SiO2 Bragg reflector (SMR) by RF magnetron sputtering. f{mathrm{p}} and beta-{mathrm{S}} of AlN/SMR and ScAlN/SMR as a function of the DC bias voltage were measured. Nonlinear parameter chi{11}{}-{mathrm{T}} and chi{02}{}-{mathrm{E}} of films were estimated. chi{11}{}-{mathrm{T}} was decreased with increasing of Sc concentration.

AB - Second harmonic generation (H2) is not desirable for BAW filter applications. Recent BAW filter requires reduction of H2 to achieve high receiver sensitivity. In order to reduce H2, nonlinear parameters of AlN and ScAlN are important because it is widely used in BAW filters. Irieda et al. indicated that second order nonlinear piezoelectric coefficients chi{11}{}-{mathrm{T}} and dielectric chi{02}{}-{mathrm{E}} are dominant for H2 [1], [2]. They showed these nonlinear coefficients chi{11}{}-{mathrm{T}} and chi{02}{}-{mathrm{E}} can be approximately estimated from the change of parallel resonant frequency f{mathrm{p}} and inverse dielectric constant beta-{mathrm{S}} during a DC bias voltage application. In this study, AlN and ScAlN films were grown on Al bottom electrode/Ta2O5/SiO2 Bragg reflector (SMR) by RF magnetron sputtering. f{mathrm{p}} and beta-{mathrm{S}} of AlN/SMR and ScAlN/SMR as a function of the DC bias voltage were measured. Nonlinear parameter chi{11}{}-{mathrm{T}} and chi{02}{}-{mathrm{E}} of films were estimated. chi{11}{}-{mathrm{T}} was decreased with increasing of Sc concentration.

KW - SMR

KW - ScAlN

KW - Second harmonic generation

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U2 - 10.1109/IUS46767.2020.9251804

DO - 10.1109/IUS46767.2020.9251804

M3 - Conference contribution

AN - SCOPUS:85097875879

T3 - IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS

BT - IUS 2020 - International Ultrasonics Symposium, Proceedings

PB - IEEE Computer Society

T2 - 2020 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2020

Y2 - 7 September 2020 through 11 September 2020

ER -