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Theoretical Current Multiplication of a Cylindrical Hook Collector

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An analysis is given on the mechanisms of operation for a current-multiplying hook collector of cylindrical geometry. Mathematical equations are presented which establish the minority carrier transport efficiency within a cylindrical hook collector region; both surface and bulk recombination are assumed to be present. Also included in this analysis is the influence, upon current multiplication, of the factors determining minority carrier injection efficiency for a diffused hook emitter junction. Numerical evaluation of appropriate hook collector design equations are presented in graphical form throughout a range of geometrical parameters applicable to many practical situations.

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IBM Journal of Research and Development  (Volume:5 ,  Issue: 1 )