Does anyone know how MOS treshold voltage varies if the physical distance between source and drain decreases ?

  • \$\begingroup\$ Threshold voltage is more of a criteria rather than parameter varied by distance between channels. It would be more accurate to assume that oxide thickness would create more of an influence for the threshold voltage by first determining the flatband voltage. \$\endgroup\$ – KingDuken Jan 23 '19 at 19:01
  • \$\begingroup\$ Is this a Physics question or an EE question, or a mix of both? \$\endgroup\$ – Sparky256 Jan 23 '19 at 19:48
  • \$\begingroup\$ An EE question. All I want is a basic explanation. \$\endgroup\$ – pantarhei Jan 23 '19 at 19:53

When the gate length is reduced to the point that it is close to the junction depletion layer width you start to see short-channel effects. This is a broad and complex topic...to big to discuss thoroughly on this site, but now you know what term to search for.


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