Multiple and broad frequency response Gunn diodes

Pilgrim, N.J., Macpherson, R.F., Khalid, A. , Dunn, G.M. and Cumming, D.R.S. (2009) Multiple and broad frequency response Gunn diodes. Semiconductor Science and Technology, 24(10), (doi:10.1088/0268-1242/24/10/105010)

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Abstract

Gunn diodes, operating in transit time mode, are usually thought of as incapable of generating power at multiple frequencies or over a broad frequency range. In this paper, we report experimental results showing that these diodes can generate power at several frequencies and, using Monte Carlo simulations of both planar and vertical devices, we offer an explanation of how this unusual behaviour may come into being and suggest possible applications for this novel device

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:Device, devices, diode, diodes, engineering, England, frequencies, monte carlo monte-carlo method, physics, science, simulation, transport
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Cumming, Professor David and Khalid, Dr Ata-ul-Habib
Authors: Pilgrim, N.J., Macpherson, R.F., Khalid, A., Dunn, G.M., and Cumming, D.R.S.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
Journal Name:Semiconductor Science and Technology
Journal Abbr.:Semicond. sci. technol.
ISSN:0268-1242

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