Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Enhanced ON Current Pocket Tunnel FET for Circuits Operating Near Threshold

Buy Article:

$106.51 + tax (Refund Policy)

Near threshold operation of device and circuit is still a challenging area with conventional MOSFET topologies. This paper presents the performance comparison of Ge/Si double gate tunnel FET (DGTFET) and pocket DGTFET in terms of ON state and OFF state current. The Ge DGTFET has higher ON current than Si DGTFET and less ON current than pocket DGTFET. The present work focuses impact of pocket DGTFET on circuits operating near threshold voltage. The doping concentration is optimized in order to create sufficient ON current, with minimum allowable OFF current. The presence of voltage overshoot in pocket DGTFET is the consequence of larger Miller capacitance and hence included in our present analysis. The device circuit co-design approach (common substrate inverter) for pocket DGTFET has been analyzed using the mixed device-circuit simulations. Further a comparative analysis has been carried out for pocket DGTFET and CMOS inverter and simulation results reveal that, the operating power and leakage power for pocket DGTFET and CMOS inverter are 2.4 μW, 48.7 mW and 3.8 pW, 55.4 μW respectively.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics


Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: April 1, 2015

More about this publication?
  • QUANTUM MATTER is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal consolidating research activities in all theoretical, experimental and technological aspects dealing with fundamental structure of matter from cosmology to materials science.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more