Any book suggestions for Fowler-Nordheim Tunneling?

In summary, Fowler-Nordheim Tunneling is a quantum mechanical phenomenon that allows electrons to tunnel through a potential barrier. It is important in scientific research as it is the basis for many electronic devices and can be used to study materials at a nanoscale level. There are several books that cover Fowler-Nordheim Tunneling, including "Fowler-Nordheim Tunneling in Semiconductor Devices" and "Electron Tunneling in Solids: An Overview of Recent Progress". For beginners, "Introduction to Tunneling, Tunneling Phenomena, and Applications" by P. A. M. Dirac is recommended as it covers the basics of quantum mechanics. Recent advancements in this field include new experimental techniques, improvements in theoretical models, and
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I need a nice pile of books that cover stark effect on semiconductors and metals and Fowler Nordheim tunneling for my thesis.
Any suggestions?
 
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Welcome to PF!

Best I could find online is this reference:

http://ecee.colorado.edu/~bart/book/msfield.htm

As part of this book:

http://ecee.colorado.edu/~bart/book/home.htm
 

1. What is Fowler-Nordheim Tunneling and why is it important in scientific research?

Fowler-Nordheim Tunneling is a quantum mechanical phenomenon where electrons can tunnel through a potential barrier. It is important in scientific research because it is the basis for many electronic devices and can be used to study the properties of materials at a nanoscale level.

2. Are there any books that provide a comprehensive understanding of Fowler-Nordheim Tunneling?

Yes, there are several books that cover Fowler-Nordheim Tunneling in depth. Some popular titles include "Fowler-Nordheim Tunneling in Semiconductor Devices" by D. K. Schroder and "Electron Tunneling in Solids: An Overview of Recent Progress" by J. Tersoff.

3. Can you recommend a beginner-friendly book on Fowler-Nordheim Tunneling?

"Introduction to Tunneling, Tunneling Phenomena, and Applications" by P. A. M. Dirac is a great introductory book on tunneling phenomena, including Fowler-Nordheim Tunneling. It covers the basics of quantum mechanics and provides a solid foundation for understanding tunneling processes.

4. Are there any recent developments or advancements in the study of Fowler-Nordheim Tunneling?

Yes, there have been many recent developments in the study of Fowler-Nordheim Tunneling. These include new experimental techniques, improvements in theoretical models, and applications in emerging technologies such as nanoelectronics and quantum computing. "Fowler-Nordheim Tunneling and its Applications" by G. H. Wannier is a good resource for staying updated on these advancements.

5. Is there a book that focuses specifically on the application of Fowler-Nordheim Tunneling in electronic devices?

Yes, "Electron Tunneling Devices: Principles and Applications" by M. S. Shur and P. D. Coleman is a comprehensive book that discusses the use of Fowler-Nordheim Tunneling in various electronic devices, including transistors, diodes, and memory devices. It also covers the challenges and potential future developments in this field.

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