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## Homework Statement

Using the diode equation with moderate forward bias, show numerically how to find the Schottky diode barrier height and the ideality factor via a graphical plot.

## Homework Equations

I = I

_{0}e

^{(eV/nkT)}

I

_{0}= AA

^{*}T

^{2}e

^{-eφb/kT}

with n= ideality factor

and φ

_{b}= Barrier height

## The Attempt at a Solution

I tried to look at the plot of ln(I) against V and assumed this would be a straight line graph and so the gradient can be rearranged such that n= eV/kT (ln(I/I

_{0})).

And also they y intercept would just be ln (I

_{0}) and I can use this to rearrange and find the barrier height.

I'm not sure if any of this is right, I don't like that I've had to assume a straight line graph, any guidance would be much appreciated!

Thanks