Design of Double-Independent-Gate Ambipolar Silicon-Nanowire Field Effect Transistor

양극성 이중 독립 게이트 실리콘 나노와이어 전계 효과 트랜지스터 설계

Hong, Seong-Hyeon;Yu, YunSeop

  • Received : 2015.08.25
  • Accepted : 2015.09.30
  • Published : 2015.12.31


We propose a new Double-Independent-Gate Ambipolar Silicon-Nanowire Field Effect Transistor(DIG Ambi-SiNWFET). The proposed transistor has two types of gate such as polarity gate and control gate. The polarity gate determines the operation that the gate bias controls NMOSFET or PMOSFET. The voltage of control gate controls the current characteristic of the transistor. We investigated systematically work functions of the two gates and source/drain to operate ambipolar current-voltage characteristics using 2D device simulator. When the work functions of polarity gate, control gate and source/drain are 4.75eV, 4.5eV, and 4.8eV, respectively, it showed the obvious ambipolar characteristics.


Silicon nanowire transistor;tunneling;ambipolar;polarity gate;control gate;transistor design


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Supported by : National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)