5-4 SiC Semiconductor Crystal Growth

5-4 SiC Semiconductor Crystal Growth

As of this writing, much of the outstanding theoretical promise of SiC electronics highlighted in the

previous section has largely gone unrealized. A brief historical examination quickly shows that serious

shortcomings in SiC semiconductor material manufacturability and quality have greatly hindered the

development of SiC semiconductor electronics. From a simple-minded point of view, SiC electronics

development has very much the general rule of thumb that a solid-state electronic device can

only be as good as the semiconductor material from which it is made.

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