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On the origin of the hot-electron instabilities inn-InSb at crossed electric and magnetic fields

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Abstract

Coherent current oscillations with frequencies of several hundreds of megahertz and microwave generation at frequencies up to 40 GHz were investigated in then-InSb samples subjected to crossed electric and magnetic fields. They are shown as being caused by electric field redistribution and negative differential mobility in high-field regions.

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Dobrovolskis, Z., Krotkus, A. On the origin of the hot-electron instabilities inn-InSb at crossed electric and magnetic fields. Appl. Phys. A 39, 135–139 (1986). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00616831

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