HIGH-SPEED STATIC FREQUENCY DIVIDER EMPLOYING N** plus -GE GATE ALGAAS/GAAS MISFETS.

Takashi Mizutani, Makoto Hirano, Shuichi Fujita, Koichi Maezawa

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    Abstract

    The high-speed potential of n** plus -Ge gate AlGaAs/GaAs MISFETs has been demonstrated by fabricating a divide-by-four static frequency divider. The transconductance of a MISFET with 0. 6- mu m gate length was 470 mS/mm. The small V//t//h standard deviation of 13 mV throughout the 2-in wafer confirms the principal advantage of the MISFET, namely high V//t//h uniformity. The frequency-divider circuit was based on source-coupled FET logic with 0. 9- mu m gate-length MISFET. A maximum toggle frequency as high as 16 GHz with a power dissipation of 36 mW per T-flip-flop has been achieved at room temperature. In addition, a cutoff frequency as high as 54 GHz has been achieved in a 0. 5 mu m gate length MISFET, which leads to an electron velocity in the channel as high as 1. 7 multiplied by 10**7 cm/s.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)603-606
    Number of pages4
    JournalTechnical Digest - International Electron Devices Meeting
    Publication statusPublished - 1987 Dec 1

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
    • Condensed Matter Physics
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    • Materials Chemistry

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