TITLE

Approach to study the noise properties in nanoscale electronic devices

AUTHOR(S)
Oriols, Xavier; Martı´n, Ferran; Sun˜e´, Jordi
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;9/10/2001, Vol. 79 Issue 11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An approach to study the noise characteristics in mesoscopic devices is presented. It extends, via quantum trajectories, the classical particle Monte Carlo techniques to devices where quantum nonlocal effects are important. As a numerical example, the fluctuations of the electron current through single-tunnel barriers are compared with the standard Landauer–Buttiker results, showing an excellent agreement. © 2001 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
5113193

 

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