A new merged bipolar-MOS transistor in a silicon on insulator structure

Yue Sheng Zheng, Tanemasa Asano

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A new metal-oxide-silicon (MOS)/bipolar merged transistor structure in a silicon on insulator (SOI), which has a MOS structure with a built-in bipolar mechanism, is proposed. The transistor has a frame of a metal-oxide-silicon field-effect-transistor (MOSFET) having the gate at the bottom. A vertical bipolar transistor is built in the drain region by introducing an opposite-type impurity through a polycrystalline silicon buffer layer. Implementation of the device in an SOI structure avoids parasitic effects such as the latch-up, which appears when a merged structure is used to construct a complementary circuit. A two-dimensional device simulation shows the current amplification property of the merged transistor, while also revealing the critical design parameter for successful operation. A test device is fabricated using a process which employs a wafer bonding and polish-back technique. The results prove the feasibility of the proposed device.

ジャーナルJapanese Journal of Applied Physics, Part 1: Regular Papers and Short Notes and Review Papers
4 B
出版ステータス出版済み - 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 工学(全般)
  • 物理学および天文学(全般)


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