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Resonant tunneling diode (RTD) is a diode with a resonant tunneling structure in which electrons can tunnel through some resonant states at certain energy levels. The current–voltage characteristic often exhibits negative differential resistance regions.
Learn more about quantum dots from the many resources on this site, listed below. More information on RTD can be found here.
Analytical and Numerical Solution of the Double Barrier Problem
28 Jun 2010 | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck, Parijat Sengupta, Dragica Vasileska
Tunneling is fully quantum-mechanical effect that does not have classical analog. Tunneling has revolutionized surface science by its utilization in scanning tunneling microscopes. In some device applications tunneling is required for the operation of the device (Resonant tunneling diodes,...
Exercise: Resonant Tunneling Diode
13 Jul 2011 | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This is an exercise for resonant tunneling diode.
Nanotechnology Animation Gallery
22 Apr 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Gerhard Klimeck
Animations and visualization are generated with various nanoHUB.org tools to enable insight into nanotechnology and nanoscience. Click on image for detailed description and larger image download. Additional animations are also available Featured nanoHUB tools: Band Structure Lab. Carrier...
PCPBT: Problem Assignment for Asymmetric Barriers
24 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This example demonstrates to the students that for non-symmetric barriers which arise due to the imperfection of the molecular beam epitaxy process there is a reduction in the transmission coefficient and therefore current.
Resonant Tunneling Diode Simulation with NEGF: First-Time User Guide
01 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Samarth Agarwal, Gerhard Klimeck
This first-time user guide for Resonant Tunneling Diode Simulation with NEGF provides some fundamental concepts regarding RTDs along with details on how device geometry and simulation parameters influence current and charge distribution inside the device.NCN@Purdue