A charge based compact flicker noise model including short channel effects

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The low-frequency (LF) noise in MOS devices has been the subject of intensive research during past years. It is becoming a major concern for scaled devices because the LF noise increases as the inverse of the device area. Therefore accurate compact modeling of power spectral density (PSD) of flicker noise is becoming increasingly important. Although the impact of field dependent mobility on thermal noise has received a lot of attention, almost no study has been done on the flicker noise. Therefore, it is not very clear how field dependent mobility affects flicker noise. In this work we apply our generalized noise calculation methodology to the flicker noise calculation.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 3, Technical Proceedings of the 2007 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 3
Published: May 20, 2007
Pages: 617 - 620
Industry sector: Sensors, MEMS, Electronics
Topic: Compact Modeling
ISBN: 1-4200-6184-4