Thermoelectric Effect in Field Electron Emission from Nanocarbon

  • A.Ya. Vul’
  • E.D. Eidelman
  • A.T. Dideikin
Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAII, volume 192)


We suggest a model of field emission from nanocarbon materials, which accounts for the electron drag by ballistic phonons through the temperature gradient region of the emission center. The model does not require additional assumptions of a special energy structure of the emission center. The numerical calculations made within this model agree well with available experimental data.


nanocarbon nanodiamond nanographite electron field emission thermoelectric effect drag effect ballistic phonon 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A.Ya. Vul’
    • 1
  • E.D. Eidelman
    • 1
  • A.T. Dideikin
    • 1
  1. 1.Ioffe Physico-Technical InstituteSt PetersburgRussia

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