Advanced Concepts of Microwave Generation and Control in Solids.
Quarterly progress rept. no. 5, 1 Oct-31 Dec 68,
CORNELL UNIV ITHACA NY SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
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This research program is concerned with new techniques for microwave signal generation. The emphasis of the investigation is on studies of active microwave effects in bulk semiconductors and on physical electronic phenomena. Specifically the study areas include the domain and Limited Space charge Accumulation LSA modes of Gunn effect, Impact Avalanche and Transit Time IMPATT diodes, microwave semiconductor materials and fundamentals, and a special study dealing with field emission of electrons from semiconductors into a vacuum. This research is being undertaken to further the understanding of the physical mechanisms and processes which are involved and to obtain information of use in the design of improved microwave sources. The work accomplished during the fifth quarterly period is discussed in this report. Author
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