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Critical Test For The Possibility Of A Solid State Travelling Plasma Wave Amplifier
Author(s): Krzysztof Kempa
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Paper Abstract

Instabilities in solid state plasmas can potentially be used in a solid state analogue of the travelling wave amplifier. In this device, a direct transfer of energy from a constant current into plasma oscillations takes place. An experimental test will be proposed to determine whether or not this effect is possible in a modulation-doped superlattice. This test is based on calculations of the Raman spectrum of a layered electron gas in the presence of a constant current.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 August 1987
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0792, Quantum Well and Superlattice Physics, (11 August 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940856
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Krzysztof Kempa, Indiana University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0792:
Quantum Well and Superlattice Physics
Gottfried H. Doehler; Joel N. Schulman, Editor(s)

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