Scaling behavior and parasitic series resistance in disordered organic field-effect transistors

Meijer, E. J.; Gelinck, G. H.; van Veenendaal, E.; Huisman, B.-H.; de Leeuw, D. M.; Klapwijk, T. M.
June 2003
Applied Physics Letters;6/23/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 25, p4576
Academic Journal
The scaling behavior of the transfer characteristics of solution-processed disordered organic thin-film transistors with channel length is investigated. This is done for a variety of organic semiconductors in combination with gold injecting electrodes. From the channel-length dependence of the transistor resistance in the conducting ON-state, we determine the field-effect mobility and the parasitic series resistance. The extracted parasitic resistance, typically in the MΩ range, depends on the applied gate voltage, and we find experimentally that the parasitic resistance decreases with increasing field-effect mobility.


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