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Strained Ge channel p-type metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors grown on SiââxGex/Si virtual substrates
We have fabricated strained Ge channel p-type metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors (p-MOSFETs) on Siâ.âGeâ.â virtual substrates. The poor interface between silicon dioxide (SiOâ) and the Ge channel ...
SiGe-On-Insulator (SGOI) Technology and MOSFET Fabrication
In this work, we have developed two different fabrication processes for relaxed Si₁₋xGex-on-insulator (SGOI) substrates: (1) SGOI fabrication by etch-back approach, and (2) by "smart-cut" approach utilizing ...
Si Industry at a Crossroads: New Materials or New Factories?
Many trends in the silicon industry could be interpreted as the herald of the end of traditional Si scaling. If this premise holds, future performance and system-on-chip applications may not be reached with conventional ...
SiGe-On-Insulator (SGOI): Two Structures for CMOS Application
Two SiGe-on-insulator (SGOI) structures for CMOS application are presented: surface-channel strained-Si on SGOI (SSOI) and dual-channel SGOI structures. Comparisons between two structures are made from both device performance ...
High hole and electron mobilities using Strained Si/Strained Ge heterostructures
PMOS and NMOS mobility characteristics of the dual channel (strained Si/strained Ge) heterostructure have been reviewed. It is shown that the dual channel heterostructure can provide substantially enhanced mobilities for ...