Oscillations Due to Many-Body Effects in Resonant Tunneling

  • F. Capasso
  • G. Jona-Lasinio
  • C. Presilla
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 264)

Abstract

We analyze the dynamical evolution of the resonant tunneling of a cloud of electrons through a double barrier in the presence of the self-consistent potential created by the charge accumulation in the well. The intrinsic nonlinearity of the transmission process is shown to lead to oscillations of the stored charge and of the transmitted and reflected fluxes.

Keywords

GaAs 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Capasso
    • 1
  • G. Jona-Lasinio
    • 2
  • C. Presilla
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.AT&T Bell LaboratoriesMurray HillUSA
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Fisica dell’ Universitá “La Sapienza”RomaItaly
  3. 3.Dipartimento di Fisica dell’ UniversitáPerugiaItaly

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