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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. ECE 656 Lecture 4: Density of States - Density of Modes

    14 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:Density of states Example: graphene Density of modes Example: graphene Summary

  2. ME 597 Lecture 1: Introduction to Basic Quantum Mechanics

    01 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger

    Note: This lecture has been revised since its original presentation.Topics:Introduction to Basic Quantum MechanicsEnergy States in Periodic Crystals

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

    01 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

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

  4. ECE 656 Lecture 1: Bandstructure Review

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

    Outline:Bandstructure in bulk semiconductorsQuantum confinementSummary

  5. Comparison of PCPBT Lab and Periodic Potential Lab

    10 Aug 2009 | | 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 completely two different sets of tools and validate the obtained results. In this presentation we provide...


    05 Mar 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Lucas Wagner, Jeffrey C Grossman, Joe Ringgenberg, daniel richards, Alexander S McLeod, Eric Isaacs, Jeffrey B. Neaton

    Use SIESTA to perform electronic structure calculations

  7. CNTbands: First-Time User Guide

    14 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Xufeng Wang, Youngki Yoon

    This is a simple guide designed for first-time users of CNTbands. It gives a brief introduction of the tool and a series of tutorials to help users learn the basics of CNTbands.NCN@Purdue

  8. Band Structure Lab: First-Time User Guide

    15 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Abhijeet Paul, Benjamin P Haley, Gerhard Klimeck

    This document provides useful information about Band Structure Lab. First-time users will find basic ideas about the physics behind the tool such as band formation, the Hamiltonian description, and other aspects. Additionally, we provide explanations of the input settings and the results of the...

  9. Band Structure Lab Demonstration: Bulk Strain

    03 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck

    This video shows an electronic structure calculation of bulk Si using Band Structure Lab. Several powerful features of this tool are demonstrated.

  10. Piece-Wise Constant Potential Barriers Tool Demonstration: Bandstructure Formation with Finite Superlattices

    03 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck, Benjamin P Haley

    This video shows the simulation and analysis of a systems with a series of potential barriers. Several powerful analytic features of Piece-wise Constant Potential Barrier Tool (PCPBT) are demonstrated.

  11. ABINIT: First-Time User Guide

    09 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Benjamin P Haley

    This first-time user guide provides an introduction to using ABINIT on nanoHUB. We include a very brief summary of Density Functional Theory along with a tour of the Rappture interface. We discuss the default simulation (what happens if you don't change any inputs, and just hit "simulate") as...

  12. Periodic Potential Lab: First-Time User Guide

    05 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Abhijeet Paul, Benjamin P Haley, Gerhard Klimeck, SungGeun Kim, Lynn Zentner

    This document provides guidance to first-time users of the Periodic Potential Lab tool. It offers basic information about solutions to the Schröedinger Equation in case of periodic potential in 1 dimension (1D). This document also contains suggested exercises to help users run the tool and...

  13. ECE 539 Report: Study of two-dimensional Shrodinger-Poisson Solver

    14 May 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Fawad Hassan

    We solve the 2-Dimensional Shrodinger-Poisson system of equations using a self consistent scheme (like Gummel Iteration). We study a double gate Silicon Mosfet oriented in the 100 direction using the above setup. We assume a simple 6-valley bandstructure for Silicon.

  14. ECE 606 Lecture 10: Additional Information

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

    Outline:Potential, field, and chargeE-k diagram vs. band-diagramBasic concepts of donors and acceptorsConclusion

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

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

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

  16. ECE 606 Lecture 5: Energy Bands

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

    Outline:Schrodinger equation in periodic U(x)Bloch theoremBand structureProperties of electronic bandsConclusions

  17. Thermoelectric Power Factor Calculator for Superlattices

    18 Oct 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Terence Musho, Greg Walker

    Quantum Simulation of the Seebeck Coefficient and Electrical Conductivity in 1D Superlattice Structures using Non-Equilibrium Green's Functions

  18. ECE 495N Lecture 21: Graphene Bandstructures

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

  19. ECE 495N Lecture 19: Bandstructures II

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

  20. ECE 495N Lecture 18: Bandstructures I

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