Analytical expressions for the tunnel current at abrupt semiconductor-semiconductor heterojunctions

TitleAnalytical expressions for the tunnel current at abrupt semiconductor-semiconductor heterojunctions
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsSearles, S., D. L. Pulfrey, and T. C. Kleckner
JournalElectron Devices, IEEE Transactions on
Volume44
Pagination1851 -1856
Date Publishednov.
ISSN0018-9383
Keywordsabrupt semiconductor-semiconductor heterojunction, semiconductor heterojunctions, tunnel current, tunnelling
Abstract

Analytical expressions for the tunnel current in abrupt semiconductor heterojunctions are derived. These expressions, which give results in good agreement with numerical calculations, should prove helpful in the construction of compact models for devices in which tunneling is important

URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1109/16.641352
DOI10.1109/16.641352

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