Hot carrier current oscillations in n-type germanium

Helmut Heinrich, David K. Ferry

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Abstract

The observation of current oscillations from n-type germanium at electric fields sufficient to produce hot electron current saturation is reported. These oscillations differ from previous reports in that neither a constricted geometry nor avalanche injection from contacts are required.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)126-128
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume11
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1967
Externally publishedYes

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Hot carrier current oscillations in n-type germanium. / Heinrich, Helmut; Ferry, David K.

In: Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 11, No. 4, 1967, p. 126-128.

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Heinrich, Helmut ; Ferry, David K. / Hot carrier current oscillations in n-type germanium. In: Applied Physics Letters. 1967 ; Vol. 11, No. 4. pp. 126-128.
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