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The metal–oxide–semiconductor field-effect transistor is a device used for amplifying or switching electronic signals. In MOSFETs, a voltage on the oxide-insulated gate electrode can induce a conducting channel between the two other contacts called source and drain. The channel can be of n-typeor p-type, and is accordingly called an nMOSFET or a pMOSFET (also commonly nMOS, pMOS). It is by far the most common transistor in both digital and analog circuits, though the bipolar junction transistor was at one time much more common. More information on MOSFET can be found here.
MATLAB: Negative Capacitance (NC) FET Model
05 Dec 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad Abdul Wahab, Muhammad A. Alam
MATLAB model that calculates the Q-V, C-V, and I-V characteristics of the conventional MOSFET and NC-FET.
A Tutorial Introduction to Negative-Capacitor Landau Transistors: Perspectives on the Road Ahead
04 Dec 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
In this talk, I use a simple graphical approach to demystify the device and explain why the experimental results are easy to misinterpret. Since the NC-FET is just a special case of a much broader class of phase-change devices and systems (e.g., transistors, memories, MEMS, logic-in-memory...
Green Light on Germanium
02 Nov 2015 | | Contributor(s):: peide ye
This talk will review recent progress as well as challenges on Ge research for future logic applications with emphasis on the breakthrough work at Purdue University on Ge nFET which leads to the demonstration of the world first Ge CMOS circuits on Si substrates. Ge device technology includes...
04 Oct 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Chen Shang, Sankarsh Ramadas, Tanya Faltens, derrick kearney, Krishna Madhavan
Displays drain current as a function of source-drain voltage for different values of gate voltage, gate dimensions, substrate material, and oxide material in an n-type MOSFET.
Tunnel FETs - Device Physics and Realizations
27 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Joachim Knoch
Here, the operating principles of TFETs will be discussed in detail and experimental realizations as well as simulation results will be presented. In particular, the role of the injecting source contact will be elaborated on.
III-V Nanoscale MOSFETS: Physics, Modeling, and Design
25 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Yang Liu
As predicted by the International Roadmap for Semiconductors (ITRS), power consumption has been the bottleneck for future silicon CMOS technology scaling. To circumvent this limit, researchers are investigating alternative structures and materials, among which III-V compound semiconductor-based...
Device Physics Studies of III-V and Silicon MOSFETS for Digital Logic
25 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Himadri Pal
III-V's are currently gaining a lot of attraction as possible MOSFET channel materials due to their high intrinsic mobility. Several challenges, however, need to be overcome before III-V's can replace silicon (Si) in extremely scaled devices. The effect of low density-of-states of III-V materials...
Exploring New Channel Materials for Nanoscale CMOS
27 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Anisur Rahman
The improved transport properties of new channel materials, such as Ge and III-V semiconductors, along with new device designs, such as dual gate, tri gate or FinFETs, are expected to enhance the performance of nanoscale CMOS devices. Novel process techniques, such as ALD, high-# dielectrics, and...
Nanoscale MOSFETS: Physics, Simulation and Design
27 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Zhibin Ren
This thesis discusses device physics, modeling and design issues of nanoscale transistors at the quantum level. The principle topics addressed in this report are 1) an implementation of appropriate physics and methodology in device modeling, 2)development of a new TCAD (technology computer aided...
Two-Dimensional Scattering Matrix Simulations of Si MOSFET'S
27 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Carl R. Huster
For many years now, solid state device simulators have been based on the drift-diffusion equations. As transistor sizes have been reduced, there has been considerable concern about the predictive capability of these simulators. This concern has lead to the development of a number of simulation...
Computational and Experimental Study of Transport in Advanced Silicon Devices
27 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Farzin Assad
In this thesis, we study electron transport in advanced silicon devices by focusing on the two most important classes of devices: the bipolar junction transistor (BJT) and the MOSFET. In regards to the BJT, we will compare and assess the solutions of a physically detailed microscopic model to...
ECE 695A Lecture 9R: Review Questions
07 Feb 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad Alam
Review Questions:Does NBTI power-exponent depend on voltage or temperature?Do you expect the NBTI power-exponent to be larger or smaller if trapping is important?How does one know that the diffusing species is neutral?How would the time-exponent different for a surround gate MOSFET vs. planar...
ECE 606 Lecture 27: Looking Back and Looking Forward
20 Dec 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck
ECE 606 Lecture 25: Modern MOSFETs
03 Dec 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck
ECE 606 Lecture 22: MOScap Frequence Response/MOSFET I-V Characteristics
26 Nov 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck
ECE 606 Lecture 23: MOSFET I-V Characteristics/MOSFET Non-Idealities
ECE 606 Lecture 24: MOSFET Non-Idealities
MIT Virtual-Source Tool
07 Aug 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Xingshu Sun, Xufeng Wang, Yubo Sun, Mark Lundstrom
Virtual Source Model for MOSFET compact modeling
Nanoscale Transistors Lecture 11: MOSFET Limits and Possibilities
19 Jul 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom
MOSFET Design Calculations - Step 3
01 Apr 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Jose Valdez
A series of homework assignments were created to introduce senior level undergraduate Electrical and Computer Engineering students to the design of MOSFETs by combining calculations of MOSFET related design parameters for a set of doping and oxide thickness values with the analysis of MOSFET...