# An equivalent circuit for microwave noise at the potential minimum

@article{Siegman1957AnEC, title={An equivalent circuit for microwave noise at the potential minimum}, author={Anthony E. Siegman and Stanley Bloom}, journal={IRE Transactions on Electron Devices}, year={1957}, volume={4}, pages={295-299} }

It has been suggested that an inductive element should be added to Watkins RC equivalent circuit for the microwave noise current fluctuations at the potential minimum of a diode, and that this added element gives closer agreement with more recent work which shows a pronounced peak in noise current near the plasma resonance,a = \frac{1}{2}. This paper presents an approximate analytical argument for the inclusion of an inductive element, based on the density-function method of analysis, which…

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