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1. US20180337287 - Organic polymer gate dielectric material for transistor devices

Office United States of America
Application Number 15520574
Application Date 20.10.2015
Publication Number 20180337287
Publication Date 22.11.2018
Grant Number 10573759
Grant Date 25.02.2020
Publication Kind B2
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Applicants CAMBRIDGE ENTERPRISE LIMITED
Inventors Henning Sirringhaus
Kal Banger
Vincenzo Pecunia
Agents Sughrue Mion, PLLC
Priority Data 1418610.0 20.10.2014 GB
Title
(EN) Organic polymer gate dielectric material for transistor devices
Abstract
(EN)

A transistor device comprising an inorganic oxide semiconductor channel having a channel length L and a channel width W between source and drain conductors and capacitively coupled to a gate conductor via an organic polymer dielectric in contact with the inorganic oxide semiconductor channel. The gate voltage required to maintain a constant current of at least X nA between the source and drain conductors over a period of 14 hours while the gate and drain conductors are maintained at the same electric potential, varies by less than 1V, preferably less than about 0.2V; wherein X equals the W/L ratio multiplied by 50.