Hot-electron noise suppression in n-Si via the Hall effect

Michelangelo Zarcone, Francesco Ciccarello, Michelangelo Zarcone, Francesco Ciccarello, Salvatore Zammito

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We investigate how hot-electron fluctuations in n-type Si are affected by the presence of an intense (static) magnetic field in a Hall geometry. By using the Monte Carlo method, we find that the known Hall-effect-induced redistribution of electrons among valleys can suppress electron fluctuations with a simultaneous enhancement of the drift velocity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)P01042-P01042
JournalJournal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment
Publication statusPublished - 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
  • Statistics and Probability


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