Condensed Matter

Basic terminology of Fowler-Nordheim electron transmission theory

Abstract

This chapter describes the basic terminologies and their convention used in field emission theory. It also provides a brief introduction to Fowler-Nordheim electron transmission theory.

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Title
Basic terminology of Fowler-Nordheim electron transmission theory
Book Title
Physics of Solid Surfaces
Book DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-53908-8
Chapter DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-53908-8_145
Part of
Condensed Matter
Volume
45B
Editors
  • G. Chiarotti (1)
  • P. Chiaradia (2)
  • Editor Affiliation
  • 1 Department of Physics, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
  • 2 Department of Physics, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
  • Authors
  • R. G. Forbes Send Email (11)
  • Author Affiliation
  • 11 Advanced Technology Institute, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
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