Esaki tunnel diode

Esaki tunnel diode

[e′sä·kē ¦tən·əl ′dī‚ōd]
(electronics)
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Leo Esaki who won the 1973 Nobel Prize in Physics his work on the Esaki tunnel diode, quantum semiconductors and superlattices.
Pawlik developed a process to build and test vertical Esaki tunnel diodes smaller than 120 nanometers in diameter, Rommel explained.
The barrier-crossing electrons could be used for switching purposes, and Esaki tunnel diodes were ultrasmall and ultrafast.