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The quantum diode

Alexis De Vos (UGent)
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The lower limit of the saturation current of a p-n junction diode is determined from first principles. It turns out to be about 15 orders of magnitude smaller than the saturation current of commercially available diodes. An inevitable series resistance is also determined.

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Chicago
De Vos, Alexis. 1991. “The Quantum Diode.” Semiconductor Science and Technology 6 (5): 370–377.
APA
De Vos, Alexis. (1991). The quantum diode. SEMICONDUCTOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 6(5), 370–377.
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De Vos A. The quantum diode. SEMICONDUCTOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. 1991;6(5):370–7.
MLA
De Vos, Alexis. “The Quantum Diode.” SEMICONDUCTOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 6.5 (1991): 370–377. Print.
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  abstract     = {The lower limit of the saturation current of a p-n junction diode is determined from first principles. It turns out to be about 15 orders of magnitude smaller than the saturation current of commercially available diodes. An inevitable series resistance is also determined.},
  author       = {De Vos, Alexis},
  issn         = {0268-1242},
  journal      = {SEMICONDUCTOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {5},
  pages        = {370--377},
  title        = {The quantum diode},
  volume       = {6},
  year         = {1991},
}