Professor Martin H H Kuball

Diplom(Kaiserslautern), Ph.D.(Stuttgart)

  • Professor of Physics (Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award Holder), School of Physics
  • BS8 1TL

19962020

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Research Output

2020

GaN-on-diamond technology platform: Bonding-free membrane manufacturing process

Smith, M. D., Field, D. E., Yuan, C., Pomeroy, J. W., Uren, M. J., Kuball, M. H. H. & al., E., 3 Mar 2020, In : AIP Advances. 10, 3, 6 p., 035306.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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Submicron Resolution Hyperspectral Quantum Rod Thermal Imaging of Microelectronic Devices

Oner, B., Pomeroy, J. W. & Kuball, M. H. H., 15 Jan 2020, In : ACS Applied Electronic Materials. p. 93-102 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

1 Downloads (Pure)

The Impact of Hot Electrons and Self-Heating During Hard-Switching in AlGaN/GaN HEMTs

Yang, F., Dalcanale, S., Gajda, M., Karboyan, S., Uren, M. J. & Kuball, M. H. H., 10 Feb 2020, In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 67, 3

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2019

Annealing effect of surface-activated bonded diamond/Si interface

Zhou, Y., Gucmann, F., Manikant, M., Pomeroy, J. & Kuball, M., 13 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Diamond and Related Materials.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Atomic layer deposited α-Ga2O3 solar-blind photodetectors

Singh, M., Karboyan, S. & Kuball, M. H. H., 6 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 52, 47

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

3 Citations (Scopus)

Channel temperature determination for GaN HEMT lifetime testing – Impact of package and device layout

Gucmann, F., Pomeroy, J. W., Sarua, A. & Kuball, M., 2 May 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

Effect of annealing temperature on diamond/Si interfacial structure

Liang, J., Zhou, Y., Masuya, S., Gucmann, F., Singh, M., Pomeroy, J., Kim, S., Kuball, M., Kasu, M. & Shigekawa, N., 1 May 2019, Proceedings of 2019 6th International Workshop on Low Temperature Bonding for 3D Integration, LTB-3D 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1 p. 8735382. (Proceedings of 2019 6th International Workshop on Low Temperature Bonding for 3D Integration, LTB-3D 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Evidence of relationship between strain and In-incorporation: Growth of N-polar In-rich InAlN buffer layer by OMCVD

Chauhan, P., Hasenöhrl, S., Dobročka, E., Chauvat, M. P., Minj, A., Gucmann, F., Vančo, Ľ., Kováč, Jr., J., Kret, S., Ruterana, P., Kuball, M., Šiffalovič, P. & Kuzmík, J., 14 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 125, 10, 11 p., 105304 .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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2 Citations (Scopus)
256 Downloads (Pure)

Field Plate Designs in All-GaN Cascode Heterojunction Field-Effect Transistors

Jiang, S., Lee, K. B., Zaidi, Z. H., Uren, M. J., Kuball, M. & Houston, P. A., 1 Apr 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 66, 4, p. 1688-1693 6 p., 8648532.

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High Efficiency AlN/GaN HEMTs for Q-Band Applications with an Improved Thermal Dissipation

Kabouche, R., Pecheux, R., Harrouche, K., Okada, E., Medjdoub, F., Derluyn, J., Degroote, S., Germain, M., Gucmann, F., Middleton, C. J., Pomeroy, J. W. & Kuball, M. H. H., 11 Aug 2019, In : International Journal of High Speed Electronics and Systems. 28, 01/02, 1940003 (2019) .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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High frequency guided mode resonances in mass-loaded, thin film gallium nitride surface acoustic wave devices

Valle, S., Singh, M., Cryan, M. J., Kuball, M. H. H. & Coimbatore Balram, K., 21 Nov 2019, In : Applied Physics Letters. 115, 6 p., 212104 (2019).

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter (Academic Journal)

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Impact of thinning the GaN buffer and interface layer on thermal and electrical performance in GaN-on-diamond electronic devices

Middleton, C., Chandrasekar, H., Singh, M., Pomeroy, J. W., Uren, M. J., Francis, D. & Kuball, M., 1 Feb 2019, In : Applied Physics Express. 12, 2, 024003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)

Interfacial fracture toughness of GaN film on diamond substrate for application in ultra-high power RF devices

Liu, D., Fabes, S., Francis, D. & Kuball, M., 1 Jan 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

Lateral charge spreading and device-to-device coupling in C-doped AlGaN/GaN-on-Si wafers

Singh, M., Karboyan, S., Uren, M. J., Lee, K. B., Zaidi, Z., Houston, P. A. & Kuball, M., 1 Apr 2019, In : Microelectronics Reliability. 95, p. 81-86 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Modulating the thermal conductivity in hexagonal boron nitride via controlled boron isotope concentration

Yuan, C., Li, J., Lindsay, L., Cherns, D., Pomeroy, J. W., Liu, S., Edgar, J. H. & Kuball, M., 2 May 2019, In : Communications Physics. 2, 8 p., 43 (2019).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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8 Citations (Scopus)
181 Downloads (Pure)

Multi-channel power transistors shape up

Kuball, M., 1 Dec 2019, In : Nature Electronics. 2, 12, p. 553-554 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate (Academic Journal)

1 Citation (Scopus)

Nanosecond transient thermoreflectance method for characterizing anisotropic thermal conductivity

Yuan, C., Waller, W. M. & Kuball, M., 15 Nov 2019, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 90, 11, 7 p., 114903 (2019).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)

Passivation of Layered Gallium Telluride by Double Encapsulation with Graphene

Mercado, E. J. M., Zhou, Y., Xie, Y., Zhao, Q., Cai, H., Chen, B., Jie, W., Tongay, S., Wang, T. & Kuball, M. H. H., 25 Oct 2019, In : ACS Omega. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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1 Citation (Scopus)
134 Downloads (Pure)

Quantifying Temperature-dependent Substrate Loss in GaN-on-Si RF Technology

Chandrasekar, H., Uren, M., Casbon, M. A., Hirshy, H., Eblabla, A., Elgaid, K., Pomeroy, J., Tasker, P. & Kuball, M., 1 Apr 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 66, 4, p. 1681-1687 7 p., 8641454.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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Raman Thermography of Peak Channel Temperature in β-Ga2O3 MOSFETs

Pomeroy, J. W., Middleton, C., Singh, M., Dalcanale, S., Uren, M. J., Wong, M. H., Sasaki, K., Kuramata, A., Yamakoshi, S., Higashiwaki, M. & Kuball, M., 1 Feb 2019, In : IEEE Electron Device Letters. 40, 2, p. 189-192 4 p., 8581472.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

11 Citations (Scopus)

Reliability and lifetime estimations of GaN-on-GaN vertical pn diodes

Rackauskas, B., Uren, M., Kachi, T. & Kuball, M., Apr 2019, In : Microelectronics Reliability. 95, p. 48-51 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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2 Citations (Scopus)
189 Downloads (Pure)

Room-temperature direct bonding of diamond and Al

Liang, J., Yamajo, S., Kuball, M. & Shigekawa, N., 15 Jan 2019, In : Scripta Materialia. 159, p. 58-61 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

4 Citations (Scopus)

Self-Heating Characterization of β-Ga2O3 Thin-Channel MOSFETs by Pulsed I-V and Raman Nanothermography

Blumenschein, N. A., Moser, N. A., Heller, E. R., Miller, N. C., Green, A. J., Popp, A., Crespo, A., Leedy, K., Lindquist, M., Moule, T., Dalcanale, S., Mercado, E., Singh, M., Pomeroy, J. W., Kuball, M., Wagner, G., Paskova, T., Muth, J. F., Chabak, K. D. & Jessen, G. H., 22 Nov 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 67, 1, p. 204-211 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Thermal transport in Superlattice Castellated Field Effect Transistors

Middleton, C., Dalcanale, S., Uren, M., Pomeroy, J., Uren, M. J., Chang, J., Parke, J., Wathuthanthri, I., Nagamatsu, K., Salaru, S. & Kuball, M., 18 Jul 2019, In : IEEE Electron Device Letters. 40, 9, p. 1374-1377 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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Understanding of Leading-Edge Protection Performance Using Nano-Silicates for Modification

Ouachan, I., Kuball, M., Liu, D., Dyer, K., Ward, C. & Hamerton, I., 21 May 2019, WindEurope Conference and Exhibition 2019: Delivering a Clean Economy for All European: Proceedings of a meeting held 2-4 April 2019, Bibao, Spain. 1 ed. Vol. 1222. 11 p. 012016. (Journal of Physics: Conference Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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1 Citation (Scopus)
126 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Above bandgap thermoreflectance for non-invasive thermal characterization of GaN-based wafers

Yuan, C., Pomeroy, J. W. & Kuball, M., 4 Sep 2018, In : Applied Physics Letters. 113, 10, 6 p., 102101.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
142 Downloads (Pure)

Buffer Induced Current-Collapse in GaN HEMTs on Highly Resistive Si Substrates

Chandrasekar, H., Uren, M. J., Eblabla, A., Hirshy, H., Casbon, M. A., Tasker, P. J., Elgaid, K. & Kuball, M., Oct 2018, In : IEEE Electron Device Letters. 39, 10, p. 1556-1559 4 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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Determination of the self-compensation ratio of carbon in AlGaN for HEMTs

Rackauskas, B., Uren, M. J., Stoffels, S., Zhao, M., Decoutere, S. & Kuball, M., 1 May 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 65, 5, p. 1838-1842 5 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
247 Downloads (Pure)

Device-to-device coupling via lateral conduction within the epitaxy in C-doped AlGaN/GaN-on-Si HEMTs

Manikant, Karboyan, S., Uren, M. J., Lee, K. B., Zaidi, Z., Houston, P. A. & Kuball, M., 1 Jan 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

Evaluation of Pulsed I-V Analysis as Validation Tool of Nonlinear RF Models of GaN-Based HFETs

Hirshy, H., Singh, M., Casbon, M. A., Perks, R. M., Uren, M. J., Martin, T., Kuball, M. & Tasker, P. J., Dec 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 65, 12, p. 5307-5313 7 p., 8494785.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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2 Citations (Scopus)
191 Downloads (Pure)

'Kink' in AlGaN/GaN-HEMTs: Floating buffer model

Singh, M., Uren, M., Martin, T., Karboyan, S., Chandrasekar, H. & Kuball, M., 1 Sep 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 65, 9, p. 3746-3753 8 p., 8432505.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
234 Downloads (Pure)

Lateral Charge Distribution and Recovery of Dynamic RON in AlGaN/GaN HEMTs

Waller, W. M., Gajda, M., Pandey, S., Uren, M. J. & Kuball, M., 1 Oct 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 65, 10, p. 4462-4468 7 p., 8447266.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)

Leakage mechanisms in GaN-on-GaN vertical pn diodes

Rackauskas, B., Dalcanale, S., Uren, M. J., Kachi, T. & Kuball, M., 4 Jun 2018, In : Applied Physics Letters. 112, 23, 4 p., 233501.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
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Low Thermal Boundary Resistance Interfaces for GaN-on-Diamond Devices

Yates, L., Anderson, J., Gu, X., Lee, C., Bai, T., Mecklenburg, M., Aoki, T., Goorsky, M. S., Kuball, M., Piner, E. L. & Graham, S., 18 Jul 2018, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 10, 28, p. 24302-24309 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

18 Citations (Scopus)

Neutron Irradiation Impact on AlGaN/GaN HEMT Switching Transients

Butler, P. A., Uren, M. J., Lambert, B. & Kuball, M., 1 Dec 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 65, 12, p. 2862-2869 8 p., 8529209.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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Non-invasive Thermal Resistance Measurement for GaN Wafer Process Control and Optimization

Yuan, C., Pomeroy, J. W. & Kuball, M., Aug 2018, 2018 17th IEEE Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems (ITherm 2018) : Proceedings of a meeting held 29 May - 1 June 2018, San Diego, California, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 256-261 6 p. 8419633

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Ohmic Contact-Free Mobility Measurement in Ultra-Wide Bandgap AlGaN/AlGaN Devices

Butler, P. A., Waller, W. M., Uren, M. J., Allerman, A., Armstrong, A., Kaplar, R. & Kuball, M., 1 Jan 2018, In : IEEE Electron Device Letters. 39, 1, p. 55-58 4 p., 8101503.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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On the origin of dynamic Ron in commercial GaN-on-Si HEMTs

Karboyan, S., Uren, M. J., Manikant, Pomeroy, J. W. & Kuball, M., Feb 2018, In : Microelectronics Reliability. 81, p. 306-311 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)

Pulsed Large Signal RF Performance of Field-Plated Ga2O3 MOSFETs

Singh, M., Casbon, M. A., Uren, M. J., Pomeroy, J. W., Dalcanale, S., Karboyan, S., Tasker, P. J., Wong, M. H., Sasaki, K., Kuramata, A., Yamakoshi, S., Higashiwaki, M. & Kuball, M., Oct 2018, In : IEEE Electron Device Letters. 39, 10, p. 1572-1575 4 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
201 Downloads (Pure)

The 2018 GaN power electronics roadmap

Amano, H., Baines, Y., Beam, E., Borga, M., Bouchet, T., Chalker, P. R., Charles, M., Chowdhury, N., Chu, R., De Santi, C., De Souza, M. M., Decoutere, S., Di Cioccio, L., Eckardt, B., Egawa, T., Freedsman, J. J., Guido, L., Häberlen, O., Haynes, G., Heckel, T. & 42 others, Hemakumara, D., Houston, P., Hu, J., Hua, M., Huang, Q., Huang, A., Jiang, S., Kawai, H., Kinzer, D., Kuball, M., Kumar, A., Lee, K. B., Li, X., Marcon, D., März, M., McCarthy, R., Meneghesso, G., Meneghini, M., Morvan, E., Nakajima, A., Narayanan, E. M. S., Oliver, S., Palacios, T., Piedra, D., Plissonnier, M., Reddy, R., Sun, M., Thayne, I., Torres, A., Trivellin, N., Unni, V., Uren, M. J., Van Hove, M., Wallis, D. J., Xie, J., Yagi, S., Yang, S., Youtsey, C., Yu, R., Zanoni, E., Zeltner, S. & Zhang, Y., 26 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 51, 16, 49 p., 163001.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article (Academic Journal)

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211 Citations (Scopus)
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The impact of Ti/Al contacts on AlGaN/GaN HEMT vertical leakage and breakdown

Rackauskas, B., Uren, M. J., Stoffels, S., Zhao, M., Bakeroot, B., Decoutere, S. & Kuball, M., Oct 2018, In : IEEE Electron Device Letters. 39, 10, p. 1580-1583 3 p., 4.

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2017

Barrier-Layer Optimization for Enhanced GaN-on-Diamond Device Cooling

Zhou, Y., Anaya Calvo, J., Pomeroy, J., Sun, H., Gu, X., Xie, A., Beam, E., Becker, M., A. Grotjohn, T., Lee, C. & Kuball, M., 13 Sep 2017, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. p. 34416 34422 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

24 Citations (Scopus)

Control of Buffer-Induced Current Collapse in AlGaN/GaN HEMTs Using SiNx Deposition

Waller, W. M., Gajda, M., Pandey, S., Donkers, J. J. T. M., Calton, D., Croon, J., Sonsky, J., Uren, M. J. & Kuball, M., 1 Oct 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 64, 10, p. 4044-4049 6 p., 8013764.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
238 Downloads (Pure)

Damage tolerance of nuclear graphite at elevated temperatures

Liu, D., Gludovatz, B., S. Barnard, H., Kuball, M. & Robert O., R., 30 Jun 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, 9 p., 15942.

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16 Citations (Scopus)
345 Downloads (Pure)

Hot-Electron Electroluminescence under RF Operation in GaN-HEMTs: A Comparison Among Operational Classes

Brazzini, T., Casbon, M. A., Uren, M. J., Tasker, P. J., Jung, H., Blanck, H. & Kuball, M., 1 May 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 64, 5, p. 2155-2160 6 p., 7895193.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
387 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of diamond seeding on the microstructural properties and thermal stability of GaN-on-diamond wafers for high-power electronic devices

Liu, D., Francis, D., Faili, F., Middleton, C., Anaya, J., Pomeroy, J. W., Twitchen, D. J. & Kuball, M., Feb 2017, In : Scripta Materialia. 128, p. 57-60 4 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)
232 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of Silicon Nitride Stoichiometry on the Effectiveness of AlGaN/GaN HEMT Field Plates

Waller, W., Gajda, M., Pandey, S., Donkers, J., Calton, D., Croon, J., Karboyan, S., Sonsky, J., Uren, M. & Kuball, M., Mar 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 64, 3, p. 1197-1202 6 p., 3.

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13 Citations (Scopus)
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Lateral Charge Transport in the Carbon-Doped Buffer in AlGaN/GaN-on-Si HEMTs

Chatterjee, I., Uren, M. J., Karboyan, S., Pooth, A., Moens, P., Banerjee, A. & Kuball, M., Mar 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 64, 3, p. 977-983 7 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)
450 Downloads (Pure)