A Ta/Mo interdiffusion dual metal gate technology was successfully introduced to FinFET fabrication. The advantage of the proposed technology was examined by using the gate-first process without a metal-etch off step. The Ta/Mo gated nMOS FinFET with a reduced threshold voltage (Vth) and the Mo gated pMOS FinFET exhibited symmetrical values of (Vth) (0.31/-0.36 V), which are desirable for the FinFET CMOS circuit operation with enhanced current drivability. It was also confirmed that the Ta/Mo interdiffusion process causes no degradation in the carrier mobility.
- Dual metal gate
- Molybdenum (Mo)
- Tantalum (Ta)
- Work function (WF)
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering