Hall mobility measurements in enhancement-mode GaAs field-effect transistors with Al2 O3 gate dielectric

D. Shahrjerdi, J. Nah, B. Hekmatshoar, T. Akyol, M. Ramon, E. Tutuc, S. K. Banerjee

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Abstract

We report the direct measurement of the inversion charge density and electron mobility in enhancement-mode n-channel GaAs transistors using gated Hall bars. The Hall data reveal the existence of a reduced mobile charge density in the channel due to significant charge trapping. The peak electron mobility was found to be relatively high (∼2140 cm2 /V s), in agreement with inherent high carrier mobility of electrons in III-V materials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number213506
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume97
Issue number21
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 22 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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