Field Emission

One of the students of my labo and I have been studying the field emission from carbon nanotubes (CNTs). This emission is the current of electrons from a CNT by quantum tunneling. The emission rate is given by the FN formula.
We are now thinking an extension of this formula by introduing a time-dependent term and/or a 1/x term. We expect that we can obtain analytic solutions using an application of the LR method which is a strong method to construct analytic solutions for time-dependent harmonic oscillators systematically.

Kobayashi Shinpei / 小林晋平 Website



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