Amorphous Silicon Generator

By Eric Carl Johlin1, Lucas Wagner1, Jeffrey C Grossman2, Justin Riley1, David Strubbe1

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

a-Si:H Generator

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Version 1.11 - published on 22 Aug 2014

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This tool generates realistic random-network models of a-Si with periodic boundary conditions.


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  • Eric Carl Johlin; Lucas Wagner; Jeffrey C Grossman; Justin Riley; David Strubbe (2014), "Amorphous Silicon Generator," (DOI: 10.4231/D37940V61).

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