Electron transport through asymmetric ferroelectric tunnel junctions: Current-voltage characteristics

@article{Zimbovskaya2009ElectronTT,
  title={Electron transport through asymmetric ferroelectric tunnel junctions: Current-voltage characteristics},
  author={Natalya A. Zimbovskaya},
  journal={Journal of Applied Physics},
  year={2009},
  volume={106},
  pages={124101}
}
  • N. Zimbovskaya
  • Published 17 December 2009
  • Physics
  • Journal of Applied Physics
We have carried out calculations of current-voltage characteristics for the electron tunnel current through a junction with a thin insulating ferroelectric barrier assuming that interface transmissions for the left and right interfaces noticeably differ due to dissimilarity of the interfaces. Obtained conductance versus voltage and current versus voltage curves exhibit well distinguishable asymmetric hysteresis. We show that the asymmetry in the hysteretic effects could originate from the… 
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