Hot carrier current oscillations in n-type germanium

Helmut Heinrich, David K. Ferry

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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
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1967

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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