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MIT Virtual-Source Model

By Xingshu Sun1, Xufeng Wang1, Yubo Sun1, Mark Lundstrom1

1. Purdue University

Virtual Source Model for MOSFET compact modeling

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Archive Version 1.0
Published on 06 Nov 2012
Latest version: 1.2. All versions

doi:10.4231/D3MS3K127 cite this

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This tool is a 1-D simulator designed especially for short-channel FETs. It utilizes a physics-based compact FET model, referred to as the MIT virtual-source (VS) model. The VS model contains sixteen parameters, eleven of which can be directly obtained from measurements. Therefore, the VS model contains only five fit parameters. After entering required parameters, users can plot ID vs. VGS and ID vs. VDS both in linear and logarithm coordinates.



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