Publications [#248460] of Stephen W. Teitsworth

Papers Published
  1. Teitsworth, SW; Westervelt, RM; Haller, EE, Nonlinear oscillations and chaos in electrical breakdown in Ge, Physical Review Letters, vol. 51 no. 9 (1983), pp. 825-828 [doi] .

    Self-generated nonlinear oscillations and chaos are found in the conductance of liquid-He-cooled far-infrared photoconductors made from ultrapure Ge. Complex behavior includes a period-doubling cascade to chaotic oscillation with increasing applied electric field, quasiperiodic oscillation, frequency locking, and intermittent switching between modes of oscillation. A rate-equation model is presented which includes impurity impact ionization and space-charge injection. © 1983 The American Physical Society.