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Shot noise enhancement and suppression in single- and multiple- barrier diodes
Author(s): Lino Reggiani; Vladimir Ya. Aleshkin; Antanas Reklaitis
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Paper Abstract

We survey a theoretical investigation of shot-noise in single and multiple barrier diodes. Several mechanisms responsible of the suppression of shot noise are reviewed together with the conditions for obtaining shot noise enhancement. The coherent versus sequential tunneling model for the double barrier resonant diode is discussed in the light of existing experiments.

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Date Published: 8 May 2003
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 5115, Noise and Information in Nanoelectronics, Sensors, and Standards, (8 May 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.496962
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Lino Reggiani, INFM (Italy)
Univ. degli Studi di Lecce (Italy)
Vladimir Ya. Aleshkin, Institute for Physics of Microstructures (Russia)
Antanas Reklaitis, Semiconductor Physics Institute (Lithuania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5115:
Noise and Information in Nanoelectronics, Sensors, and Standards
Laszlo B. Kish; Frederick Green; Giuseppe Iannaccone; John R. Vig, Editor(s)

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