Comparison and insight into long-channel MOSFET drain current models

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In this paper we provide an insight into the drain current model for long-channel MOSFET devices. A new method to perform the integral of the rigorous Pao-Sah dual integral current is derived. From it, we demonstrate the error of the traditional charge sheet models in predicting the drain current compared with Pao-Sah’s dual integral model, also provide the reason that Brews’ charge sheet model fails to pass the self consistency tests reported previously. Three charge-sheet approximation models are tested in order to find a simple yet accurate drain current model for surface potential-based compact models.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 2, Nanotechnology 2011: Electronics, Devices, Fabrication, MEMS, Fluidics and Computational
Published: June 13, 2011
Pages: 768 - 771
Industry sector: Sensors, MEMS, Electronics
Topics: Compact Modeling
ISBN: 978-1-4398-7139-3