Journal of Computational Electronics

, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp 1191–1198 | Cite as

Analytical modeling of 2DEG and 2DHG charge balancing in quaternary \(\hbox {Al}_{0.42}\hbox {In}_{0.03}\hbox {Ga}_{0.55}\hbox {N/Al}_{0.3}\hbox {In}_{0.7}\hbox {N}\) HEMTs

  • N. Anbuselvan
  • P. Amudhalakshmi
  • N. Mohankumar


A two-dimensional analytical model considering the polarization-induced charges and defect-induced traps at all interfaces of the AlInGaN/AlInN High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT) device structure has been developed. The charge-balancing concept based on a two-dimensional hole gas (2DHG) on top of a two-dimensional electron gas (2DEG) improves the dynamic device behavior. The 2DHG is generated by negative polarization and the 2DEG by positive polarization. Once the 2DHG appears, it prevents further depletion of the 2DEG. This dependence of the 2DEG density on the 2DHG confines the quantum well near the Fermi level. The dependence of the variation of the electron density in the quantum well for the 2DEG and 2DHG is studied using the analytical model to improve the carrier concentration.


2DEG 2DHG AlInGaN AlInN Negative polarization Positive polarization Fermi level 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Anbuselvan
    • 1
  • P. Amudhalakshmi
    • 1
  • N. Mohankumar
    • 1
  1. 1.S.K.P. Engineering CollegeChinnakangiyanurIndia

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