
Homework: WKB Approximation
09 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF
http://nanohub.org/resources/4990

Energy Bands as a Function of the Geometry of the nWell Potential: an Exercise
05 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
Explores the position and the width of the bands as a function of the 10barrier potential parameters. NSF
http://nanohub.org/resources/4873

Can we define unique effective masses in Si nanowires?
06 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This exercise teaches the users that for small nanostructures the concept of the effective mass becomes vague and in order to properly describe nanostructures one has to take into account the …
http://nanohub.org/resources/4880

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 …
http://nanohub.org/resources/4882

Exercise: Density of States Function Calculation
06 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
These exercises teach the students how to derive the DOS function for a 2D and a 1D system and to calculate the energydependent effective mass for nonparabolic bands.www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF
http://nanohub.org/resources/4890

Exercise: Dopants and Semiconductor Statistics
06 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This exercise emphasizes the calculation of the position of the Fermi level at T=0K and it also teaches the students about Einstain relation for nondegenerate …
http://nanohub.org/resources/4892

PN Diode Exercise: Series Resistance
06 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
An exercise in determining the series resistance in a PN diode.
http://nanohub.org/resources/4894

Exercise: PIN Diode
06 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
An exercise in the operation of a PIN diode under the conditions of forward and reverse bias.
http://nanohub.org/resources/4896

PN Diode Exercise: Graded Junction
06 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
An exercise in determining the preferred approach to solving the Poisson equation.
http://nanohub.org/resources/4898

Schred: Exercise 1
06 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This exercise illustrates basic SCHRED capabilities for modeling MOS capacitors and also illustrates how the bound states distribution in energy changes with doping. The average distance of the …
http://nanohub.org/resources/4900

SCHRED: Exercise 2
06 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
In this exercise students examine the doping dependence of the threshold voltage shift in MOS capacitors due to the quantummechanical charge description in the channel.www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF
http://nanohub.org/resources/4902

Schred: Exercise 3
06 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This exercise examines the degradation of the total gate capacitance with technology generation due to MaxwellBoltzmann instead of FermiDirac statistics, quantummechanical charge description and …
http://nanohub.org/resources/4904

MOSFET Exercise
07 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
With this exercise students are familiarized with the punchthrough effect, the series resistance at the source and drain region and the importance of impact ionization at high gate and drain bias …
http://nanohub.org/resources/4906

Periodic Potentials and the KronigPenney Model
01 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
This material describes the derivation of the KronigPenney model for deltafunction periodic potentials.
http://nanohub.org/resources/4847

QuantumMechanical Reflections in Nanodevices: an Exercise
02 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This exercise points out to the fact that quantummechanical reflections are going to be significant in nanoscale devices and proper modeling of these device structures must take into consideration …
http://nanohub.org/resources/4849

Periodic Potentials and Bandstructure: an Exercise
02 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This exercise teaches the students that in the case of strong coupling between the neighboring wells in square and Coulomb periodic potential wells electrons start to behave as free electrons and the …
http://nanohub.org/resources/4851

From 1 well to 2 wells to 5 wells to periodic potentials: an Exercise
02 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This exercise demonstrates that the interaction between the wells lifts the degeneracy of the quasibound states and if in the limit we have infinite periodic potential it leads to formation of …
http://nanohub.org/resources/4853

Exercise: CV curves for MOS capacitors
02 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This exercise demonstrates to the students how the lowfrequency CV curves in MOS capacitors change with changing the gate workfunction, the oxide thickness and the dielectric constant. It also …
http://nanohub.org/resources/4855

QuantumMechanical Reflections: an Exercise
30 Jun 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
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http://nanohub.org/resources/4831