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Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor (Spring 2004)

By Supriyo Datta

Purdue University

 

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Lecture Number/Topic Online Lecture Video Lecture Notes Supplemental Material Suggested Exercises
ECE 659 Lecture 1: Energy Level Diagram View Flash Notes
ECE 659 Lecture 2: What Makes Electrons Flow? View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 1.2

ECE 659 Lecture 3: The Quantum of Conductance View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 1.3

ECE 659 Lecture 4: Charging/Coulomb Blockade View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 1.4 and 1.5

ECE 659 Lecture 5: Summary/Towards Ohm's Law View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 1.4 and 1.5

ECE 659 Lecture 6: Schrödinger Equation: Basic Concepts View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 2.1

ECE 659 Lecture 7: Schrödinger Equation: Method of Finite Differences View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 2.2

ECE 659 Lecture 8: Schrödinger Equation: Examples View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 2.3

ECE 659 Lecture 9: Self Consistent Field: Basic Concept View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 3.1

ECE 659 Lecture 10: Self Consistent Field: Relation to the Multi-Electron Picture View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 3.2

ECE 659 Lecture 11: Self Consistent Field: Bonding View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 3.3

ECE 659 Lecture 12: Basis Functions: As a Computatinal Tool View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 4.1

ECE 659 Lecture 13: Basis Functions: As a Conceptual Tool View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 4.2

ECE 659 Lecture 14: Basis Functions: Density Matrix I View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 4.3

ECE 659 Lecture 15: Basis Functions: Density Matrix II View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 4.3 and 4.4

ECE 659 Lecture 16: Band Structure: Toy Examples View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 5.1

ECE 659 Lecture 17: Band Structure: Beyond 1-D View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 5.2

ECE 659 Lecture 18: Band Structure: 3-D Solids View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 5.3

ECE 659 Lecture 19: Band Structure: Prelude to Sub-Bands View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 5.2

ECE 659 Lecture 20: Subbands: Quantum Wells, Wires, Dots and Nano-Tubes View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 6.1

ECE 659 Lecture 21: Subbands: Density of States View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 6.2

ECE 659 Lecture 22: Subbands: Minimum Resistance of a Wire View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 6.3 and 6.4

ECE 659 Lecture 23: Capacitance: Model Hamiltonian View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 7.1

ECE 659 Lecture 24: Capacitance: Electron Density View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 7.2

ECE 659 Lecture 25: Capacitance: Quantum vs. Electrostatic Capacitance View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 7.3

ECE 659 Lecture 26: Level Broadening: Open Systems and Local Density of States View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 8.1 and 8.2

ECE 659 Lecture 27: Level Broadening: Self Energy View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 8.2

ECE 659 Lecture 28: Level Broadening: Lifetime View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 8.3

ECE 659 Lecture 29: Level Broadening: Irreversibility View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 8.4

ECE 659 Lecture 30: Coherent Transport: Overview View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 9.1

ECE 659 Lecture 31: Coherent Transport: Transmission and Examples View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 9.4 and 9.5

ECE 659 Lecture 32: Coherent Transport: Non-Equilibrium Density Matrix View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 9.2

ECE 659 Lecture 33: Coherent Transport: Inflow/Outflow View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 9.3

ECE 659 Lecture 34: Non-Coherent Transport: Why does an Atom Emit Light? View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 10.1

ECE 659 Lecture 35: Non-Coherent Transport: Radiative Lifetime View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 10.1 and 10.2

ECE 659 Lecture 36: Non-Coherent Transport: Radiative Transitions View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 10.1 and 10.2

ECE 659 Lecture 37: Non-Coherent Transport: Phonons, Emission and Absorption View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 10.2 and 10.4

ECE 659 Lecture 38: Non-Coherent Transport: Inflow/Outflow View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 9.4 and 10.3

ECE 659 Lecture 39: Atom to Transistor: "Physics" of Ohm's Law View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 11.2

ECE 659 Lecture 40: Self Consistent Field Method and Its Limitations View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 1.5 and 11.4

ECE 659 Lecture 41: Coulomb Blockade View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 3.4

ECE 659 Lecture 41a: Coulomb Blockade View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 3.4

ECE 659 Lecture 42: Spin View Flash Notes
Reference Chapter 5.4 and 5.5

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