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CMOS family utilizing III-V/Ge channels on Si substrates can be key devices for high performance and low power advanced LSIs in the future. The critical issues and the key technologies for realizing Ge/III-V-based channel MOSFETs on the Si platform have been addressed. While there are still several critical issues to be solved, recent progresses on the MOS interface control technologies, the Ge/III-V thin body channel formation techniques, the mobility booster technologies including surface orientation engineering and the S/D junction technologies on Ge MOSFETs are making Ge/III-V channel MOSFETs more promising for future applications to high performance and low power advanced LSIs. As a result, we can conclude that ultrathin-body-based Ge/III-V MOSFETs on the Si CMOS platform can be a strong candidate as the device structures under the 15 nm technology node and beyond.