Ultrafast phenomena in semiconductor devices.

@article{Shank1982UltrafastPI,
  title={Ultrafast phenomena in semiconductor devices.},
  author={Charles Vernon Shank and David H. Auston},
  journal={Science},
  year={1982},
  volume={215 4534},
  pages={797-801}
}
Evolving high-speed semiconductor technology requires a more complete understanding of semiconductors on a picosecond time scale. This article discusses ultrafast phenomena that may influence device performance and describes new experimental methods utilizing short optical pulses to investigate materials and device structures.