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VLSI Design
Volume 8 (1998), Issue 1-4, Pages 521-525

Hyperbolic Hydrodynamical Model of Carrier Transport in Semiconductors

1Dipartimento di Matematica, Università di Catania, viale A. Doria, Catania 6-95125, Italy
2Politecnico di Bari, sede di Taranto, Viale del Turismo, Taranto 8-74100, Italy
3Università dell'Aquila, Via Vetoio, loc. Coppito, L'Aquila 67100, Italy

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A hydrodynamical model for semiconductors based on Extended Thermodynamics is presented and a suitable numerical scheme is proposed.