Semiconductor device for generating an oscillating voltage

Aberdeen University - Research and Innovation; University Court of the University of Glasgow (2009) Semiconductor device for generating an oscillating voltage. .

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Abstract

A semiconductor device which displays an oscillating voltage due to the creation of charge domains which includes a plurality of semiconductor layers and at least two electrodes spaced from one another in the direction of the layers, an upper of which has a composition and/or dimensions predetermined so that a charge therein balances a depletion from a surface charge of the upper layer on application of a potential difference across said electrodes. The electrodes may be in contact solely with the upper layer. A method of manufacturing the device is also provided.

Item Type:Patents
Additional Information:US Patent Application Publication Number US 2009/0206319 A1
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Thayne, Professor Iain and Khalid, Dr Ata-ul-Habib and Stanley, Professor Colin
Authors: Pilgrim, N.J., Dunn, G.M., Khalid, A., Stanley, C.R., Thayne, I.G., and Cumming, D.R.S.
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering

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