Basic terminology of Fowler-Nordheim electron transmission theory

  • R. G. ForbesEmail author
Part of the Condensed Matter book series (volume 45B)


This chapter describes the basic terminologies and their convention used in field emission theory. It also provides a brief introduction to Fowler-Nordheim electron transmission theory.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Advanced Technology InstituteUniversity of SurreyGuildfordUK

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