DOI: 10.1063/1.325607 ISSN:

A modified forward I-V plot for Schottky diodes with high series resistance

H. Norde
  • General Physics and Astronomy

It is shown that by plotting the function F (V) =V/2−(kT/q)  ln(I/AA**T2) a reliable value of the barrier height can be obtained even if there is a series resistance which would hamper the evaluation of the standard lnI-vs-V plot. A theoretical examination of F (V) is followed by experimental plots for some common Schottky-barrier diodes.

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