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Discrepency in using Schottky barrier

  1. Oct 21, 2014 #1
    As we know that in a metal-semiconductor junction schottky barrier arise. My question is that this is generally represented as sudden discontinuous jump in energies of conduction band on either side. But this will mean that the electric field at that point is infinite since electric field is derivative of potential and discontinuity in energies of bands means discontinuity in potential. So, how to resolve this?
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  3. Oct 27, 2014 #2
    Thanks for the post! Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post?
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