Field emission from an elliptical boss: Exact versus approximate treatments

Jensen, K.L.; Zaidman, E.G.
August 1993
Applied Physics Letters;8/2/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p702
Academic Journal
Investigates the calculations of field emission from curved surfaces. Irregularities on Fowler-Nordheim approach for semiconductor parameters under field emission conditions; Accounts of several geometries employed in calculating the image charge; Use of WKB formula in evaluating the transmission effects.


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