SMOM Device: A New Theta Device with Improved Switching and Negative Resistance Features
Original Publication Date: 1980-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-14
Tunneling hot electron transfer amplifiers, known in the art by the acronym THETA, may be improved by providing a hot electron beam by tunneling in a Schottky barrier electrode and a metal-oxide-metal (MOM) collector. The structure provides a monoenergetic current distribution.