AlGaN/GaN metal-oxide-semiconductor high electron mobility transistor with liquid phase deposited Al2 O3 as gate dielectric

Sarbani Basu, Pramod K. Singh, Po Wen Sze, Yeong-Her Wang

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Abstract

The performance of n-GaN/AlGaN/GaN metal-oxide-semiconductor high electron mobility transistors (MOSHEMTs) with a 20 nm thick Al2 O3 gate oxide deposited using the low temperature liquid phase deposition technique is demonstrated. MOSHEMTs exhibit a 23% increase in saturation drain current density, 13% higher extrinsic transconductance, and a lower gate leakage current of 3 orders of magnitude in comparison with high electron mobility transistors. The stability and the interface quality of Al2 O3 /n-GaN by this alternative process are discussed. The sheet carrier concentration and Hall mobility are also estimated from the channel conductance under the gate, which is comparable with those measured by the van der Pauw method before the device processing.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of the Electrochemical Society
Volume157
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Sep 7

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electrochemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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