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Tutorial 4a: High Bias Quantum Transport in Resonant Tunneling Diodes

By Gerhard Klimeck

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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MSEE B012, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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