
ABACUS: Test for Carrier Statistics Tool
10 Aug 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of this test is to give an idea to a selflearning students or to instructors in the case this test is used in a classroom the level of understanding of this topic when students have gone through the learning material, worked exercises and have completed the assignments and the challenge problem.

Carrier Statistics  Temperature Effects
10 Aug 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
Silicon (Si), Germanium (Ge) and GalliumArsenide (GaAs) are commonly used materials for MOS Field Effect Transistor (MOSFET) fabrication. MOSFET structures are commonly doped to achieve the desired switching operation and doping is a critical parameter in MOSFET designing.
The goal in this test is to calculate the temperature range of device operation using Si,Ge and GaAs materials.

ABACUS: MOSFET  Diffusion Process
09 Aug 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The goal of this assignment is to make familiar the students the required doses in the diffusion step of fabrication of semiconductor devices to get certain values of the volume doping densities.

ABACUS: Test for PN Junction Lab
09 Aug 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of this test is to give an idea to a selflearning students or to instructors in the case this test is used in a classroom the level of understanding of this topic when students have gone through the learning material, worked exercises and have completed the assignments and the challenge problem.

Description of the K.P Method for Band Structure Calculation
05 Aug 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
This set of slides describes the k.p mehod for band structure calculation.

ABACUS: Test for Crystal Viewer Tool
05 Aug 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of this test is to give an idea to a selflearning students or to instructors in the case this test is used in a classroom the level of understanding of this topic when students have gone through the learning material, worked exercises and have completed the assignments and the challenge problem.

ABACUS: Test for Periodic Potential Lab
05 Aug 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of this test is to give an idea to a selflearning students or to instructors in the case this test is used in a classroom the level of understanding of this topic when students have gone through the learning material, worked exercises and have completed the assignments and the challenge problem.

ABACUS: Test for PCPBT Lab
05 Aug 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of this test is to give an idea to a selflearning students or to instructors in the case this test is used in a classroom the level of understanding of this topic when students have gone through the learning material, worked exercises and have completed the assignments and the challenge problem.

High Field Transport and the Monte Carlo Method for the Solution of the Boltzmann Transport Equation
23 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
This set of slides first describes the pathintegral solution of the BTE and then discusses in details the Monte Carlo Method for the Solution of the Boltzmann Transport Equation.

ACUTE: Hydrodynamic Modeling
23 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
This set of slides clearly explains when and where Hydrodynamic models can be used and what are their limitations.

Quantum Wells, Heterostructures and Superlattices
23 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Stephen M. Goodnick, Dragica Vasileska
this is an overview of the analysis and the application of quantum wells, heterostructures and superlattices.

Explanation of Rode's Iterative Procedure
20 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): David K. Ferry, Dragica Vasileska
This set of slides describes the Rode's iterative procedure for the mobility calculation when the scattering mechanisms are neither elastic nor isotropic such as is polar optical phonon scattering.

Statistical Mechanics
20 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, David K. Ferry
This set of slides describes the derivation of FermiDirac, MaxwellBoltzmann and BoseEinstein statistics.

TimeDependent Perturbation Theory
20 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): David K. Ferry, Dragica Vasileska
This set of slides describes in detail the derivation of Fermi's Golden Rule.

2D Scattering Rates Calculation
20 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, David K. Ferry
this set of slides describes the calculation of the 2D scattering rates in Q2DEG.

AQME Exercise: Bound States – Theoretical Exercise
20 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of this exercise is to teach the students the theory behind bound states in a quantum well.

ABACUS Exercise: Light Shining on a Semiconductor
20 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of this exercise is to examine the behavior of semiconductors under illumination with light.

SCHRED Exercise: MOS Capacitor Analysis
20 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of this exercise is to examine the influence of semiclassical and quantummechanical charge description on the lowfrequency CVcurves. It also teaches one the influence of polygate depletion on the lowfrequency CVcurves.

ABACUS Exercise: Carrier Statistics
20 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
The objective of this exercise is to derive BoseEinstein and MaxwellBoltzmann statistics.

ABACUS Exercise: Bandstructure – KronigPenney Model and TightBinding Exercise
20 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of this exercise is to start with the simple KronigPenney model and understand formations of bands and gaps in the dispersion relation that describes the motion of carriers in 1D periodic potentials. The second exercise examines the behavior of the bands at the Brillouin zone boundaries. Finally, a simplified tightbinding approach for 1D lattice has to be derived as part of the third exercise..

ACUTE Exercise: Scattering Rates
20 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
The objective of this exercise is to examine first the nonelasticity of the acoustic phonon scattering. Then nonparabolicity of intervalley scattering is revisited and finally alloy disorder scattering has to be derived.

ACUTE Exercise: 2D Scattering Rates
20 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
The objective of this exercise is to calculate 2D scattering rate for polar optical phonon scattering.

ABACUS Exercise: Carriers Distribution vs. Energy
20 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of this problem is to teach the students how the occupancy function changes with temperature, therefore affecting the population of available energy states in the conduction and valence bands.

ABACUS Exercise: Conductivity and Carrier Concentration
20 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of the first problem is to teach the students how to calculate carrier conductivity in a bulk semiconductor material. The objective of the second problem is to calculate the electron and hole concentrations in a bulk sample for fixed donor and varying acceptor concentration.

ABACUS Exercise: Crystal Lattices and Miler Indices
20 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of these assignments is to teach the students about crystal lattices and Miler indices for planes and directions.