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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.

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  1. A Tutorial for Nanoelectronics Simulation Tools

    03 Jul 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James K Fodor, Jing Guo

    This learning module introduces nanoHUB users to some of the available simulators. The simulators discussed are FETToy, nanoMOS, Schred, CNTbands, and QDot Lab. For each simulator, a brief...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2842

  2. Atomistic Alloy Disorder in Nanostructures

    26 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    Electronic structure and quantum transport simulations are typically performed in perfectly ordered semiconductor structures. Bands and modes are defined resulting in quantized conduction and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2350

  3. Bandstructure in Nanoelectronics

    01 Nov 2005 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    This presentation will highlight, for nanoelectronic device examples, how the effective mass approximation breaks down and why the quantum mechanical nature of the atomically resolved material...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/381

  4. Comparison of PCPBT Lab and Periodic Potential Lab

    10 Aug 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Abhijeet Paul, Samarth Agarwal, Gerhard Klimeck, Junzhe Geng

    This small presentation provides information about the comparison performed for quantum wells made of GaAs and InAs in two different tools. This has been done to benchmark the results from...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7201

  5. ECE 495N Lecture 18: Bandstructures I

    03 Nov 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5705

  6. ECE 495N Lecture 19: Bandstructures II

    03 Nov 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5709

  7. ECE 495N Lecture 20: Bandstructures III

    27 Oct 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5656

  8. ECE 495N Lecture 21: Graphene Bandstructures

    03 Nov 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5710

  9. ECE 595E Lecture 20: Bandstructure Concepts

    06 Mar 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    Outline: Recap from Friday Bandstructure Problem Formulation Bloch’s Theorem Reciprocal Lattice Space Numerical Solutions 1D crystal 2D triangular lattice 3D diamond...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/17192

  10. ECE 595E Lecture 21: 3D Bandstructures

    19 Mar 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    Outline: Recap from Monday Bandstructure Symmetries 2D Photonic Bandstructures Periodic Dielectric Waveguides Photonic Crystal Slabs

    http://nanohub.org/resources/17193

  11. ECE 595E Lecture 22: Full 3D Bandgaps

    06 Mar 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    Outline: Recap from Wednesday 3D Lattice Types Full 3D Photonic Bandgap Structures Yablonovite Woodpile Inverse Opals Rod-Hole 3D PhCs

    http://nanohub.org/resources/17195

  12. ECE 595E Lecture 23: Electronic Bandstructures

    27 Mar 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    Outline: 3D Lattice Types Full 3D Photonic Bandgap Structures Yablonovite Woodpile Inverse Opals Rod-Hole 3D PhCs

    http://nanohub.org/resources/17194

  13. ECE 595E Lecture 24: Electronic Bandstructure Simulation Tools

    19 Mar 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    Outline: Electronic bandstructure lab Basic Principles Input Interface Exemplary Outputs Density functional theory (DFT) DFT in Quantum ESPRESSO

    http://nanohub.org/resources/17307

  14. ECE 595E Lecture 25: Further Bandstructure Simulation Tools

    21 Mar 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    Outline: Recap from Wednesday Periodic Potential Lab Basic principles Input Interface Exemplary Outputs CNTbands Basic principles Input Interface Exemplary Outputs

    http://nanohub.org/resources/17308

  15. ECE 606 Lecture 10: Additional Information

    16 Feb 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    Outline: Potential, field, and charge E-k diagram vs. band-diagram Basic concepts of donors and acceptors Conclusion R. F. Pierret, "Advanced Semiconductor Fundamentals", Modular Series on...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5801

  16. ECE 606 Lecture 13a: Fermi Level Differences for Metals and Semiconductors

    16 Feb 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    Short chalkboard lecture on Fermi level and band diagram differences for metals and semiconductors.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6288

  17. ECE 606 Lecture 3: Emergence of Bandstructure

    31 Aug 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    Table of Contents: 00:00 ECE606: Solid State Devices Lecture 3 00:24 Motivation 01:17 Time-independent Schrodinger Equation 02:22 Time-independent Schrodinger Equation 04:23 A Simple...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/15124

  18. ECE 606 Lecture 5: Energy Bands

    04 Feb 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    Outline: Schrodinger equation in periodic U(x) Bloch theorem Band structure Properties of electronic bands Conclusions R. F. Pierret, "Advanced Semiconductor Fundamentals", Modular Series...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5758

  19. ECE 656 Lecture 1: Bandstructure Review

    26 Aug 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    Outline: Bandstructure in bulk semiconductors Quantum confinement Summary Section 1.2, Lundstrom, Fundamentals of Carrier Transport

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7287

  20. ECE 656 Lecture 2: Sums in k-Space/Integrals in Energy Space

    07 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    Outline: Density of states in k-space Example Working in energy space Discussion Summary

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11931

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