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From Semi-Classical to Quantum Transport Modeling: Particle-Based Device Simulations

By Dragica Vasileska

Arizona State University

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This set of powerpoint slides series provides insight on what are the tools available for modeling devices that behave either classically or quantum-mechanically. An in-depth description is provided to the approaches with emphasis on the advantages and disadvantages of each approach. Conclusions are drawn about the applicability of each approach. There are additional teaching materials that can be found on the nanohub that give more in-depth knowledge about each topic being addressed in this series.

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  • Invited review paper, Modeling Coulomb effects in nanoscale devices, Vasileska, D. Khan, H.R.; Ahmed, S.S. Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, Volume 5, Number 9, September 2008, pp. 1793-1827(35).

    Invited review paper: D. Vasileska, K. Raleva, S.M. Goodnick, Modeling heating effects in nanoscale devices: the present and the future, Journal of Comp. Electronics, DOI 10.1007/s10825-008-0254-y (2008).

    Invited review paper for special issue, Semiconductor Device Modeling, Vasileska, D.; Mamaluy, D.; Khan, H.R.; Raleva, K.; Goodnick, S.M., Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, Volume 5, Number 6, June 2008 , pp. 999-1030(32).

    S. M. Goodnick and D. Vasileska, "Computational Electronics", Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology, Vol. 2, Ed. By K. H. J. Buschow, R. W. Cahn, M. C. Flemings, E. J. Kramer and S. Mahajan, Elsevier, New York, 2001, pp. 1456-1471.

    D. Vasileska and S. M. Goodnick, "Computational Electronics", Materials Science and Engineering, Reports: A Review Journal, Vol. R38, No. 5, pp. 181-236 (2002).

    Book chapter in Computational Atomic Nanodesign, Edited by Michael Rieth and Wolfram Schommers (2005).

    D. Vasileska and S. M. Goodnick, Computational Electronics, Morgan and Claypool, 2006.

  • Dragica Vasileska (2009), "From Semi-Classical to Quantum Transport Modeling: Particle-Based Device Simulations,"

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