Journal of Computational Electronics

, Volume 3, Issue 3–4, pp 189–192 | Cite as

Multi-Dimensional Tunneling in Density-Gradient Theory

  • M. G. Ancona
  • K. Lilja


The equations of density-gradient theory for describing electron tunneling in multi-dimensions are developed and discussed. The theory is illustrated with an application to tunneling in an STM-like geometry.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Naval Research LaboratoryWashington
  2. 2.Mixed Technology AssociatesLLC, Newark

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