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Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 28: Introduction to Quantum Dots and Modeling Needs/Requirements

By Gerhard Klimeck

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

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This presentation provides a very high level software overview of NEMO1D.

Learning Objectives:
This lecture provides a very high level overview of quantum dots. The main issues and questions that are addressed are:

  1. Length scale of quantum dots
  2. Definition of a quantum dot
  3. Quantum dot examples and Applications
  4. Single electronics
  5. Need for quantum dot modeling
  6. Model requirements – what are the physical effects that need to be included?
  7. Overview of some of the existing theories and models
  8. Tight binding approach

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  • Gerhard Klimeck (2010), "Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 28: Introduction to Quantum Dots and Modeling Needs/Requirements,"

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