High Frequency 4H-SiC MOSFETs


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We present new results on 4H-SiC RF power MOSFETs. By improvements in device layout we obtain better high frequency performance compared to the first generation of devices. An extrinsic transition frequency fT=11.4 GHz was achieved and fmax=11.2 GHz for a device with 0.5 µm nominal channel length. Functional devices with 0.3 µm nominal channel length were also made. These devices gave fT=15.1 GHz and fmax=19.5 GHz but they have lower breakdown voltages and therefore lower overall performance. The measured devices are double fingered with 0.8 mm total gate width.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 556-557)

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N. Wright, C.M. Johnson, K. Vassilevski, I. Nikitina and A. Horsfall




G. Gudjónsson et al., "High Frequency 4H-SiC MOSFETs", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 556-557, pp. 795-798, 2007

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September 2007




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