Diffusion–transmission interface condition for electron and phonon transport

Chen, Gang
February 2003
Applied Physics Letters;2/10/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p991
Academic Journal
This letter introduces a diffusion-transmission condition for dealing with the transport of electrons, phonons, and photons at interfaces, and boundaries. The condition can be used consistently with drift-diffusion-type transport equations and simplifies interface-dominated transport problems. This interface condition is used to establish a formulation for thermionic emission that is applicable to arbitrary barrier heights.


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