High-κ Samarium-Based Metal-Organic Framework for Gate Dielectric Applications

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Author(s)

  • Abhishek Pathak
  • Guan Ru Chiou
  • Narsinga Rao Gade
  • Muhammad Usman
  • Shruti Mendiratta
  • Tzuoo-Tsair Luo
  • Tien Wen Tseng
  • Jenq-Wei Chen
  • Kuei-Hsien Chen
  • Li-Chyong Chen
  • Kuang-Lieh Lu

Detail(s)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21872-21878
Journal / PublicationACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
Volume9
Issue number26
Early online date8 Jun 2017
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jul 2017
Externally publishedYes

Abstract

The self-assembly of a samarium-based metal-organic framework [Sm2(bhc)(H2O)6]n (1) in good yield was achieved by reacting Sm(NO3)3·6H2O with benzenehexacarboxylic acid (bhc) in a mixture of H2O-EtOH under hydrothermal conditions. A structural analysis showed that compound 1 crystallized in a space group of Pnmn and adopted a 3D structure with (4,8) connected nets. Temperature dependent dielectric measurements showed that compound 1 behaves as a high dielectric material with a high dielectric constant (κ = 45.1) at 5 kHz and 310 K, which is comparable to the values for some of the most commonly available dielectric inorganic metal oxides such as Sm2O3, Ta2O5, HfO2, and ZrO2. In addition, electrical measurements of 1 revealed an electrical conductivity of about 2.15 × 10-7 S/cm at a frequency of 5 kHz with a low leakage current (Ileakage = 8.13 × 10-12 Amm-2). Dielectric investigations of the Sm-based MOF provide an effective path for the development of high dielectric materials in the future.

Research Area(s)

  • dielectric, high-κ, hydrothermal, metal-organic framework, samarium

Citation Format(s)

High-κ Samarium-Based Metal-Organic Framework for Gate Dielectric Applications. / Pathak, Abhishek; Chiou, Guan Ru; Gade, Narsinga Rao; Usman, Muhammad; Mendiratta, Shruti; Luo, Tzuoo-Tsair; Tseng, Tien Wen; Chen, Jenq-Wei; Chen, Fu-Rong; Chen, Kuei-Hsien; Chen, Li-Chyong; Lu, Kuang-Lieh.

In: ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Vol. 9, No. 26, 05.07.2017, p. 21872-21878.

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)21_Publication in refereed journalNot applicablepeer-review