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Modeling Semiconductor Carbon Nanotube Rectifying Heterojunctions

  • Gary Pennington
  • Neil Goldsman
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Abstract

We present a method of modeling the effective mass, band offset and current in a heterostructure electronic device constructed from two carbon nanotubes of different diameters.

Keywords

Carbon Nanotubes Effective Mass Forward Bias Connected Tube Thermionic Emission Model 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gary Pennington
    • 1
  • Neil Goldsman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Maryland College Park

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