Current-Voltage Characteristics Of Bend In Mesoscopic Wire

T. J. Thornton, S. Yamada, M. Yamamoto, K. Aihara

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The four terminal resistance of a bend in a mesoscopic wire changes sign with increasing temperature. This transition leads to a nonlinear I/V characteristic which can, under suit-able bias conditions, be used to produce frequency doubling.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1177-1178
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number13
StatePublished - Feb 1 1991
Externally publishedYes


  • Electron mobility
  • Resistance
  • Semiconductor materials
  • Transport processes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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