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Numerical study of fermi energy for p-type silicon nanowire

Ahmadi, Mohammad Taghi and A. Riyadi , Munawar and Saad, Ismail and Ismail, Razali (2009) Numerical study of fermi energy for p-type silicon nanowire. In: AIP Conference Proceedings. American Institute of Physics, USA, 98 -102. ISBN 978-073540673-5

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3160278


There is huge interest in the development of one dimensional silicon nanowire with extremely narrow cylindrical channel body as these devices are promising to take CMOS to the end-ofthe- roadmap. The band structure of Silicon is parabolic, in this condition density of state proportion of Fermi-Dirac integral that covers the carrier statistics to all degeneracy level is presented and its limits are obtained. In the nondegenerate regime the results replicate what is expected form, the Boltzmann statistics. However, the results vary in degenerate regime. Fermi energy with respect to band edge is function of temperature that independent of the carrier concentration in the nondegenrate regime. In the other strongly degenerate, the Fermi energy is a function of carrier concentration appropriate for given dimensionality, but is independent of temperature.

Item Type:Book Section
Additional Information:International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Nano-SciTech 2008; Selangor; 18 November 2008 through 21 November 2008
Uncontrolled Keywords:carrier statistic, one dimensional device, silicon nanowire
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:13024
Deposited By: Liza Porijo
Deposited On:13 Jul 2011 02:06
Last Modified:05 Feb 2017 00:43

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