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Study of SOI MOSFETs transistors with ultra-thin silicon film body and buried oxide at high temperatures

Grant number: 13/13690-5
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): October 01, 2013
Effective date (End): October 29, 2016
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Electrical Engineering
Principal Investigator:João Antonio Martino
Grantee:Katia Regina Akemi Sasaki
Host Institution: Escola Politécnica (EP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:08/05792-4 - Design, fabrication and characterization of FinFET transistors, AP.TEM
Associated scholarship(s):14/13664-7 - Floating body and coupling effects in ultrathin body and buried oxide FDSOI MOSFETs, BE.EP.DR


In order to overcome the current limits for the devices' scaling, UTBB SOI MOSFET (Ultra-Thin-Body-and-Buried-oxide Silicon-on-Insulator Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Field-Effect-Transistor) technology combined with the dynamic threshold voltage technique has been considered as a possible solution to reduce short channel effects and further improve the performance of these transistors. This is due to a better back gate coupling associated with the advantage of obtaining a higher ON state current with a lower OFF state current. Several areas such as in aerospace and military applications or even the automobile industry and the exploitation of energy, require a study of devices that operate properly at high temperatures. Thus, this work aims to study the influence of temperature on devices UTBB SOI MOSFET in conventional mode and with the dynamic threshold voltage technique. These devices are available at the University of São Paulo and other more advanced ones can be provided through a research internship in Belgium. It will be studied the main electrical parameters (digital and analog), from experimental data and from 2D static and dynamic simulations. A comparison between theirs behaviors at room and high temperatures is performed as well as between the conventional mode (the back gate voltage independent of the gate voltage) and dynamic threshold voltage mode. (AU)

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SASAKI, Katia Regina Akemi. Study of SOI MOSFETs transistors with ultrathin silicon layer and buried oxide in dynamic threshold voltage mode operation.. 2016. Doctoral Thesis - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Escola Politécnica (EP/BC) São Paulo.

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