Accession Number : AD0640664

Title :   DISLOCATION MOTION VIEWED AS AN ELECTRON TUNNELING PROCESS.

Descriptive Note : Progress rept.,

Corporate Author : ILLINOIS UNIV URBANA

Personal Author(s) : Gilman,J. J.

Report Date : OCT 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : The motion of a kink on a dislocation line is reduced to the dissociation of an electron from an adjacent atomic site and its transfer to the kink which thereupon moves. An explicit expression for the kink velocity is derived by means of tunneling. This relates it to the average energy gap, the atomic volume, and the applied stress in good accord with observations. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CRYSTAL DEFECTS, SEMICONDUCTORS), TUNNELING(ELECTRONICS), MOTION

Subject Categories : Crystallography
      Solid State Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE