1. Introduction

  1. Luis L. Bonilla1 and
  2. Stephen W. Teitsworth2

Published Online: 20 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628674.ch1

Nonlinear Wave Methods for Charge Transport

Nonlinear Wave Methods for Charge Transport

How to Cite

Bonilla, L. L. and Teitsworth, S. W. (2010) Introduction, in Nonlinear Wave Methods for Charge Transport, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527628674.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Gregorio Millan, Institute of Fluid Dynamics, Nanoscience and Industrial Mathematics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Leganes, Spain

  2. 2

    Department of Physics, Duke University, Durham, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 13 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527406951

Online ISBN: 9783527628674

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Keywords:

  • Nonlinear waves;
  • Multiple time scales;
  • Refractory period;
  • Bistability;
  • Electric charge transport;
  • Impact ionization;
  • Shock waves;
  • Gunn effect;
  • Multiple time scales;
  • Dielectric relaxation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview of Nonlinear Wave Phenomena

  • Nonlinear Waves and Electronic Transport in Materials

  • Structural Outline of the Book

  • References