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Impact ionization in optically activated switches
Author(s): C. David Capps
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Paper Abstract

The role of impact ionization in switching is examined. Rate equations for three different processes are developed and analyzed in a search for two stable solutions that correspond to the on and off states of the switch.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 1992
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1632, Optically Activated Switching II, (12 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.59077
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C. David Capps, Boeing Aerospace and Electronics Div. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1632:
Optically Activated Switching II
Guillermo M. Loubriel, Editor(s)

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