ballistic transport

noun

Definition of ballistic transport

physics
: a phenomenon in physics where electrons travel at high speeds within a medium (such as a semiconductor) without scattering off of obstacles (such as atoms or other electrons)
  • Small conventional devices have been demonstrated to enter an ultra-high-speed mode of conduction called ballistic transport.
  • Predicasts Technology Update29 Jan. 1983

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1979


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