TITLE

Impact ionization in AlxGa1-xAs for x=0.1–0.4

AUTHOR(S)
Robbins, V. M.; Smith, S. C.; Stillman, G. E.
PUB. DATE
January 1988
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/25/1988, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p296
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The impact ionization coefficients in AlxGa1-xAs have been experimentally determined for compositions x≤0.4. These data are necessary for accurate device design and modeling. Both α, the electron ionization coefficient, and β, the hole ionization coefficient, decrease with increasing x, and there is no appreciable change in the ratio α/β over the range of compositions and electric fields studied.
ACCESSION #
9825757

 

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