Phonon-assisted transmission in resonant interband tunneling devices

Yu B. Lyanda-Geller, Jean-Pierre Leburton

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We demonstrate that phonon-assisted transmission may play a considerably lower role in interband tunneling structures than in intraband tunneling based devices as a result of the symmetry difference between electron and hole states. An example of current-voltage characteristics is calculated for resonant interband tunneling structure with confined electron and hole states.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalApplied Physics Letters
StatePublished - Dec 1 1995

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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