Science of Nanoscale Systems and their Device Applications
Science of Nanoscale Systems and their Device Applications
2003 Research Results

Theoretical Image of Electron Flow in a Nanowire
Eric Heller

Theoretical Image of Electron Flow in a Nanowire

Electrons injected at the “sun” flow out in a pattern that shows enhanced backscattering at the walls, in a nanowire with a random potential that mimics charged impurities added to the gate-induced wire potential. (Quantum phase is shown in color).

 

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