Cellular Automata Simulation of GaAs-IMPATT-Diodes

  • D. Liebig


A new 3-dimensional cellular automata method is presented which improves the numerical efficiency of standard Monte-Carlo codes by keeping the physical accuracy. With both methods calculated results of stationary and time-dependent bulk transport quantities of GaAs and stationary transport characteristics of a GaAs-IMPATT-diode for D-Band applications will be presented and compared in detail.


Cellular Automaton Drift Velocity Cellular Automaton Longitudinal Diffusivity Injection Region 


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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Liebig
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  1. 1.Arbeitsbereich HochfrequenztechnikTechnische Universität Hamburg-HarburgHamburgGermany

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