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Characterization of the Absence of Polar and Inter-valley Scattering Mechanisms from Charge-Carrier Energy Curves for “In0.53Ga0.47As” Using Monte Carlo Simulation

  • Soufiane Derrouiche
  • Benyounes Bouazza
  • Choukria Sayah
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Abstract

In this work, we present a study of the characterization of the existence and absence of polar and inter-valley scattering mechanisms in In0.53Ga0.47As through analysis of the stationary and non-stationary curves of charge-carrier energy. The absence of polar scattering mechanisms is determined from the observation of a marked increase in carrier energy on the stationary curve of charge carriers energy as a function of applied electric field whose a dramatic and fastly increase of charge carriers energy is registered in their absence. In contrast, the absence of inter-valley scattering mechanisms is determined by the presence of an increase in carrier energy on the non-stationary curve as a function of applied electric field.

Keywords

Monte Carlo method Electronic transport properties Characterization of polar and inter-valley scattering mechanisms In0.53Ga0.47As Charge carrier energy 

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Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research Algeria though the Laboratory for Materials and Renewable Energies.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Soufiane Derrouiche
    • 1
  • Benyounes Bouazza
    • 1
  • Choukria Sayah
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory for Materials and Renewable Energies, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of TechnologyUniversity Abou Bekr Belkaid of TlemcenTlemcenAlgeria
  2. 2.Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of TechnologyUniversity Center Belhadj Bouchaib of Ain-TemouchentAin-TemouchentAlgeria

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