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Journal of Computational Electronics

, Volume 6, Issue 1–3, pp 27–30 | Cite as

Monte Carlo simulation of harmonic generation in GaAs structures operating under large-signal conditions

  • D. Persano Adorno
  • M. C. Capizzo
  • M. Zarcone
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Abstract

By using a multiparticles Monte Carlo technique, with a self-consistently coupled one-dimensional Poisson solver, we investigate the dependence of the nonlinear carrier dynamics in GaAs n+nn+ micro e submicro-structures operating under very intense sub-terahertz signals by: (i) the frequency and the intensity of the excitation signal and (ii) the length of the n region.

Keywords

Monte Carlo simulation Subterahertz radiation Harmonic generation Semiconductor structures 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Persano Adorno
    • 1
  • M. C. Capizzo
    • 1
  • M. Zarcone
    • 1
  1. 1.CNISM and Dipartimento di Fisica e Tecnologie Relative, Viale delle ScienzePalermoItaly

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