Gate resistance, when you have a device like this with a wide channel and a short

channel, so W's large. L is short.

And let's say you contact the gate, as you look at it from above, from only one

side, like this. If you now look at the device vertically,

which is the way we usually see, look at the device, we have an oxide region here.

This is the channel. This is the polysilicon gate, and on top

of it, you have this underside, to make sure that.

The, you have a low resistance contact to the entire gate.

Now when the voltages are varying the gate charge is varying and you have gate

current, dq G dt, which we have already discussed.

so this is a capacity type of current. This current enters here, and because

there is some local capacitance between the gate and the channel, some capacity

of current flows in this direction. So this minus that is left to continue

flowing further to the right. Then there is another capacity of

current, so even less current is left to follow the flow to the right, and so on.

So although I described this as if it were a lamp situation, actually what I,

the mechanisms I describe are of course totally distributed, but the net result

is that the current in the horizontal dimension becomes less and less.

So this is rather complicated to model. It means that, because there is not much

current here, there is no not much voltage drop either.

So, it is mostly the parts of the gate near the contact that matter.

These ones matter less. And because of that we have to modify the

resistance of the gate. You will find the formulas in the book

for that. Then you have a device that is contacted

not one one side but rather on two sides. That can significantly decrease the total

gate resistance which is important to do at high frequencies because now you only

have half of the device associated with one contact and half of the device

associated with the other. So each of them, if, if the, if.

Resistance here where of a certain magnitude, here you would have, let's

say, rough roughly half of the resistance associated with each device.

If the two resistances are effectively in parallel, so you would expect the total

resistance to be one fourth of the what you had over here.

This is not exactly true because of the distributive effect I described but

again, I will only refer you to the book for more results.

So, this is the situation we're describing.

It is a messy situation full of semi-empirical results.

I will not have time to discuss them here.

I will just say that if we have this situation and we try to let's say,

analyze a circuit by hand, it's totally hopeless.

So we have to go from this to something much simpler, and what we do is this.

We take the intrinsic part of the device, which we have modeled in great detail.

We lump all of the gate resistance into a single gate resistance.

All of the source resistance into a single one here, single drain resistance,

a single body resistance, and then we allow for capacitances between any two

parts of the structure. So for example, and I should have

mentioned it before. Between the gate and the source, there is

a capacitance, cts. Between the gate and the drain, there is

a capacitance also. And this is because the gate overlaps the

source and drain regions. So, these are the overlap capacitances.

We lump them all in one capacitance between gate and source, and e stands for

extrinsic. Another capacitance takes care of the

gate to drain extrinsic capacitance. Then we have a junction capacitance

between body and source, Cbse, a junction capacitance between body and drain, Cbde,

a single body resistance here, some capacitance between source and drain.

And if this device is residing inside the well, we have some junction capacitance

between the well and the substrate, which is shown here by Cbb prime.

So at least this model is simple enough for people to derive some approximate

results. And even that model is rather

complicated. So, in particular situations, you may

want to even simplify this further. When we discuss small signal effects, we

will show particular cases of this and how it can be simplified.

So in this very brief video, I introduce you to the messy situation of

extrinsic[UNKNOWN] . Which of course we do not have a time to

cover in detail, I refer you to the book for more details.