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Electronic Devices Based in Tunneling Between Two-Dimensional Systems

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036048D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Chang, LL Mendez, EE [+details]

Abstract

Described are electronic devices in which electrons tunnel between two-dimensional wells separated by a potential barrier. Their unusual current-voltage characteristic can be used to perform rectifying, oscillating and switching functions.