chapter  3
Tunneling Field Effect Transistors
WithAmir N. Hanna, Muhammad Mustafa Hussain
Pages 26

Tunneling field effect transistors (TFETs) offer interesting opportunities to address two major challenges faced by aggressively scaled conventional CMOS technology:

Scaling the supply voltage (VDD).

Minimizing the leakage currents that degrade the ION/IOFF switching ratio.