Hot Electron Diffusion in Superlattices

  • J. Ho
  • R. O. Grondin
Part of the Springer Series in Electrophysics book series (SSEP, volume 21)


Hot electron diffusion in superlattices is studied by the Monte Carlo technique. As the applied electric field increases, the diffusion coefficient decreases. It has values comparable to those of the constituent materials.


Diffusion Coefficient Real Space Monte Carlo Technique Electron Diffusion Bloch Oscillation 
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  1. 1.
    R. K. Reich, R. O. Grondin and D. K. Ferry: Physical Rev. B 27, 3483 (1983)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    R. O. Grondin, P. A. Blakey, J. R. East and E. D. Rothman: IEEE Trans. Electron Devices ED-28, 914 (1981)CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Ho
    • 1
  • R. O. Grondin
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Solid State Electronics ResearchArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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