Accession Number : ADD017655

Title :   Graded Electron Affinity Semiconductor Field Emitter.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 3 Jul 95,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Shaw, Jonathan L ; Jesen, Kevin ; Gray, Henry F

PDF Url : ADD017655

Report Date : 03 Jul 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 50

Abstract : A field emitter is disclosed comprising a graded electron affinity surface layer. The graded electron affinity layer provides for increased transconductance, reduced energy distribution of emitted electrons, reduced noise and increased uniformity in its operation.

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *EMITTERS, FIELD EMISSION, ELECTRON EMISSION, NOISE REDUCTION, TRANSCONDUCTANCE

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE