The BioFET-SIM Help Page

Instructions:

  1. Select semiconductor or define custom material
  2. Adjust carrier concentration or screening length (values are calculated when typing)
  3. Transfer obtained values to interface

Example material properties

Material m* ε1 Ref.
Silicon n-type 0.98 12.0 (1)
Silicon p-type 0.54 12.0 (1)
Indium oxide intrinsic n-type 0.35 9.0 (2)
Indium Arsenide in inversion layer n-type 0.026 20.0 (1)

Semiconductor characteristics

Effective charge carrier mass m*:
Semiconductor permittivity ε1:
Thomas-Fermi length[nm]
Charge carrier density[m-3]


(1) Yacobi, B. G. Semiconductors Materials An Introduction to Basic Principles; Microdevices; Kluver Academic Publisher, New York, 2003; p 54
(2) Kostlin, H.; Jost, R.; Lems, W. Phys. Status Solidi A 1975, 29, 87-93