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Impact of Varying Fin Width in an n-FinFET at 20nm Gate Length

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2015 by IJCA Journal
Volume 122 - Number 6
Year of Publication: 2015
Kanika Mishra
Ravinder Singh Sawhney

Kanika Mishra and Ravinder Singh Sawhney. Article: Impact of Varying Fin Width in an n-FinFET at 20nm Gate Length. International Journal of Computer Applications 122(6):8-10, July 2015. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Kanika Mishra and Ravinder Singh Sawhney},
	title = {Article: Impact of Varying Fin Width in an n-FinFET at 20nm Gate Length},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {122},
	number = {6},
	pages = {8-10},
	month = {July},
	note = {Full text available}


A double gate FinFET can reduce drain induced barrier lowering and improve threshold (short channel effects). In this paper, a very important geometrical parameter, that is, the fin width of a FinFET has been analyzed. In this article, a double gate n channel FinFET with a gate length of 20nm has been reported. The transfer characteristics of the FinFET at various fin widths have been obtained at a supply voltage of 0. 1 V. A comparison is then made between the transfer characteristics of various fin widths. It is observed that, at greater fin widths the drain current also increases as compared to that at shorter fin widths. Thus an increase in device performance is expected, but at the cost of increase in short channel effects. All the simulations have been performed in visual TCAD (Tiber CAD).


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