Condensed Matter

Basic theory of Fowler-Nordheim plots

Abstract

This chapter provides an overview of the Fowler-Nordheim plots. The uses and difficulties of the Fowler-Nordheim plots in field emission is also discussed.

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Title
Basic theory of Fowler-Nordheim plots
Book Title
Physics of Solid Surfaces
Book DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-53908-8
Chapter DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-53908-8_155
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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