
Slides: WKB Approximation 2
09 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, David K. Ferry
www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF

Slides: WKB Approximation 1
09 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, David K. Ferry
www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF

Reading Material: Time Independent Schrodinger Wave Equation (TISWE)
07 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF

Quantum Mechanics for Engineers: Podcasts
07 Jul 2008  Series  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck, David K. Ferry
This course will introduce the students to the basic concepts and postulates of quantum mechanics. Examples will include simple systems such as particle in an infinite and finite well, 1D and 2D harmonic oscillator and tunneling. Numerous approximation techniques, such as WKB method,...

Tutorial on Semiempirical Band Structure Methods
06 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
This tutorial explains in details the Empirical Pseudopotential Method for the electronic structure calculation, the tightbinding method and the k.p method. For more details on the Empirical Pseudopotential Method listen to the following presentation:Empirical Pseudopotential Method Described...

Bound States Calculation Lab
05 Jul 2008  Tools  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck, Xufeng Wang
Calculates bound states for square, parabolic, triangular and Vshaped potential energy profile

Theoretical Electron Density Visualizer
01 Jul 2008  Tools  Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina
TEDVis calculates and displays 3D maps of molecular ED and its derivatives from the wave function.

Quantum Size Effects and the Need for Schred
23 Jun 2008  Downloads  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
In this paper, we provide a historical overview of the observation of quantum effects in both experimental and theoretical nanoscale devices. This overview puts into perspective the need for developing and using the Schred tool when modeling nanoscale devices. At the end of the document, we...

Nanowire: FirstTime User Guide
05 May 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Saumitra Raj Mehrotra
Nanowire is a simulation tool for silicon nanowire FET's in the nanometer regime (diameter

Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 19: Band Structure and Some InClass Simulation: DFT for Solids
30 Apr 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Jeffrey C Grossman, Elif Ertekin
In this class we briefly review band structures and then spend most of our class on inclass simulations. Here we use the DFT for molecules and solids (Siesta) course toolkit. We cover a variety of solids, optimizing structures, testing kpoint convergence, computing cohesive energies, and...

NCN NanoDevices for Medicine and Biology: Tutorials
19 Jun 2008  Series
From among the many tutorial lectures available on the nanoHUB, we list a few that convey new approaches to the development of new kinds of devices for applications in medicine and biology.

Metamaterials, Part 3: Cloaking and Transformation Optics
01 May 2008  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev
Part 3/3. Metamaterials are expected to open a gateway to unprecedented electromagnetic properties and functionality unattainable from naturally occurring materials, thus enabling a family of new “metadevices”. In these three lectures, we review this new emerging field and significant progress...

Metamaterials, Part 2: NegativeIndex, Nonlinear Optics and Super/HyperLenses
01 May 2008  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev
Part 2/3. Metamaterials are expected to open a gateway to unprecedented electromagnetic properties and functionality unattainable from naturally occurring materials, thus enabling a family of new “metadevices”. In these three lectures, we review this new emerging field and significant progress...

NCN NEMS: Tutorials
19 Jun 2008  Series
From among the many tutorial lectures available on the nanoHUB, we list a few that convey new approaches to the development of new kinds of nanoelectromechanical systems and devices.

Metamaterials, Part 1: Electrical and Magnetic Metamaterials
01 May 2008  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev
Part 1/3. Metamaterials are expected to open a gateway to unprecedented electromagnetic properties and functionality unattainable from naturally occurring materials, thus enabling a family of new “metadevices”. In these three lectures, we review this new emerging field and significant progress...

Introduction to Coulomb Blockade Lab
31 Mar 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Bhaskaran Muralidharan, Xufeng Wang, Gerhard Klimeck
The tutorial is based on the Coulomb Blockade Lab available online at Coulomb Blockade Lab. Students are introduced to the concepts of level broadening and charging energies in artificial atoms (single quantum dots) and molecules (coupled quantum dots).A tutorial level introduction to the...

Homework Exercise on Drift & Diffusion in Bulk Semiconductors
30 Mar 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Gerhard Klimeck
The tutorial questions based on Drift Diffusion Lab v1.0 available online at Drift Diffusion Lab. Students are asked to explore the concepts of Drift, Diffusion, Quasi Fermi Levels, and response to light.NCN@Purdue

Homework Exercise on Bipolar Junction Transistors
30 Mar 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Muhammad A. Alam, Gerhard Klimeck
The tutorial questions are based on the Bipolar Junction Transistor Lab v1.0 available online at Bipolar Junction Transistor Lab. Students are asked to find the emitter efficiency, the base transport factor, current gains, and the Early voltage. Also a qualitative discussion is requested.NCN@Purdue

Graphene Interconnect
17 Mar 2008  Tools  Contributor(s): Sansiri Tanachutiwat, Wei Wang, Nicholas Anthony Connelly
Estimate performances of graphene interconnects

UV/Vis Spectra simulator
04 Mar 2008  Tools  Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina
This tool computes molecular electronic spectra.