A Complete Analytic Surface Potential-Based Core Model for Undoped Cylindrical Surrounding-Gate MOSFETs

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An analytic surface potential-based non-charge-sheet core model for cylindrical undoped surrounding-gate (SRG) MOSFETs is presented in this brief. Starting from the exact surface potential solution of the Poisson’s equation in the cylindric surrounding-gate (SRG) MOSFETs, a single set of the analytic drain current expression in terms of the surface potential evaluated at the source and drain ends is obtasined from the Pao-Sah’s dual integral without the charge-sheet approximation. It is shown that the derived drain current model is valid for all operation regions, allowing the SRG-MOSFET characteristics to be adequately described from the linear to saturation and from the sub-threshold to strong inversion region without fitting-parameters. Moreover, the model prediction is also be verified by the 3-D numerical simulation.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 3, Nanotechnology 2008: Microsystems, Photonics, Sensors, Fluidics, Modeling, and Simulation – Technical Proceedings of the 2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 3
Published: June 1, 2008
Pages: 598 - 601
Industry sectors: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing | Sensors, MEMS, Electronics
Topics: Informatics, Modeling & Simulation
ISBN: 978-1-4200-8505-1