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Lecture 10: Case study-Near-equilibrium Transport in Graphene

By Mark Lundstrom

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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Abstract

In lectures 1-8, we largely consider applications of near-equilibrium electron transport to traditional materials, such as semiconductors with a parabolic energy band, but the theory is much more general. As an example of how to apply the concepts in these lectures, we discuss near-equilibrium transport in graphene, a material that has recently attracted a lot of attention and was the subject of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics.

Outline:

  1. Graphene
  2. Density-of-states and carrier density
  3. Number of modes and conductance
  4. Scattering
  5. Conductance vs. carrier density
  6. Discussion
  7. Summary

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Electronics from the Bottom Up” is an educational initiative designed to bring a new perspective to the field of nano device engineering. It is co-sponsored by the Intel Foundation and the Network for Computational Nanotechnology.

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  • Mark Lundstrom (2011), "Lecture 10: Case study-Near-equilibrium Transport in Graphene," http://nanohub.org/resources/11873.

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Burton Morgan 121, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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