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Daniel R Plante
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Guys, the apparent non-linear relation between layer thickness and breakdown strength is simply a statistical artifact related to material defect density. If you had a very thick, absolutely atomically perfect crystal layer (good luck with that), then the empirical breakdown difference measured between thick and thin layers would vanish.

Sydd, thanks for the links lately, very interesting :)


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