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Numerical Simulations of Nonlinear Interaction of Space Charge Waves in Microwave and Millimeter Wave Range in n-InN Films Using Negative Differential Conductivity

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Numerical simulations of nonlinear interaction of space charge waves in microwave and millimeter wave range in n-InN films have been carried out. A micro- and millimeter-waves frequency conversion using the negative differential conductivity phenomenon is carried out when the harmonics of the input signal are generated. An increment in the amplification is observed in n-InN films at essentially at high-frequencies f < 450 GHz, when compared with n-GaAs films f < 44 GHz. This work provides a way to achieve a frequency conversion and amplification of micro- and millimeter-waves.

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Garcia-Barrientos, A. and Grimalsky, V. (2014) Numerical Simulations of Nonlinear Interaction of Space Charge Waves in Microwave and Millimeter Wave Range in n-InN Films Using Negative Differential Conductivity. Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Material Science, 4, 136-142. doi: 10.4236/mnsms.2014.43015.

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