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.
Esaki tunnel diodes, discovered in 1957 and the first quantum devices, were used to create a map showing output tunnel currents for a given set of material systems and parameters.