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Fowler-Nordheim tunnelling

<electronics> (US: "tunneling") The quantum mechanical effect exploited in EAPROM and Flash Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory. It differs from Frenkel-Pool Tunnelling in that it does not rely on defects in the semiconductor.

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