Accession Number : AD0747067

Title :   Field Emission from Silicon.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 9 Sep 68-30 Jun 72,

Corporate Author : YALE UNIV NEW HAVEN CONN DEPT OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Fischer,Traugott E.

Report Date : DEC 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The authors have measured energy distributions of field emitted electrons from p-type silicon surfaces of various orientations and have shown that these electrons are predominantly emitted from surface states, the spectrum of which has the shape of a Gaussian distribution peaking near the top of the valence band. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SILICON, FIELD EMISSION), (*SEMICONDUCTORS, PHOTOELECTRIC EFFECT), ADSORPTION, OXYGEN, INFRARED DETECTORS, CRYOGENICS, SURFACES

Subject Categories : Solid State Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE