Limitations to Ballistic Transport in Semiconductors

D. K. Ferry, J. Zimmermann, P. Lugli, J. Zimmermann

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Limitations to the range of ballistic transport in semiconductors are discussed on the basis of electron correlation within an ensemble. It is shown that transport equations, correct in the fast transient regime, include these correlation effects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)228-230
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Electron Device Letters
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1981


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  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Ferry, D. K., Zimmermann, J., Lugli, P., & Zimmermann, J. (1981). Limitations to Ballistic Transport in Semiconductors. IEEE Electron Device Letters, 2(9), 228-230.