Field Emission from Quantum Wire Superlattices of Non-parabolic Semiconductors

  • Sitangshu BhattacharyaEmail author
  • Kamakhya Prasad GhatakEmail author
Part of the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences book series (SSSOL, volume 170)


In recent years, modern fabrication techniques have generated altogether a new dimension in the arena of quantum effect devices through the experimental realization of an important artificial structure known as semiconductor superlattice (SL) by growing two similar but different semiconducting materials in alternate layers with finite thicknesses. The materials forming the alternate layers have the same kind of band structure but different energy gaps.


Dispersion Relation Electron Concentration Quantum Wire Constituent Material Quantum Cascade Laser 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ctr. Electronics Design and Technology Nano Scale Device Research LaboratoryIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electronic ScienceUniversity of CalcuttaKolkataIndia

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