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In solid-state physics, the electronic band structure of a solid describes ranges of energy that an electron is "forbidden" or "allowed" to have. It is a function of the diffraction of the quantum mechanical electron waves in the periodic crystal lattice with a specific crystal system and Bravais lattice. The band structure of a material determines several characteristics, in particular its electronic and optical properties. More information on Band structure can be found here.
Band structure error in InAs UTB devices
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What would be the electron effective mass of InAs in its electron valleys in X,Y,Z directions?
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The default values in the Multi gate Nanowire tool for Si effective mass in Valley 1,2,3 in x,y,z directions are
0.19,0.19,0.98; 0.19,0.98,0.19; 0.98,0.19,0.19 respectively.
Now if i am going to...