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Trapping effects on AlGaN/GaN HEMT characteristics
, , Vigneshwara Raja P., Nallatamby J.-C.
Published in Elsevier Ltd
Volume: 176
This paper describes device simulation studies of surface and buffer trapping effects on static I-V, output-admittance (Y22), and transient characteristics of AlGaN/GaN HEMTs. The TCAD simulation model considering surface donors at EC − 0.5 eV and buffer traps at EC − 0.47 eV have been used to quantitatively reproduce the measured DC, Y22 frequency dispersion, gate-lag (GL) and drain-lag (DL) transients of AlGaN/GaN HEMT with 0.25 µm gate length. Moreover, simulated GL and DL transient responses of AlGaN/GaN HEMT with a longer gate length (0.5 µm) are validated with the reported experimental results. The impact of barrier trap at EC − 0.45 eV on the HEMT properties is also explored. It is shown that by matching simulation results with experimental data, it is possible to identify the trap (surface or buffer) responsible for a particular trapping induced degradation as well as its concentration and capture cross-section. © 2020 Elsevier Ltd
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