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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. Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 26: NEMO1D -

    09 Mar 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    NEMO1D demonstrated the first industrial strength implementation of NEGF into a simulator that quantitatively simulated resonant tunneling diodes. The development of efficient algorithms that...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8596

  2. Bulk Bandstructure in MATLAB: Pseudopotential Method

    08 Feb 2010 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Muhanad Zaki

    This code (MATLAB) readily calculates and plots the bandstructure of Silicon (bulk) using the empirical pseudopotential method. Detailed instructions are in the compressed archive. I hope it...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8405

  3. nanoMATERIALS SeqQuest DFT

    04 Feb 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Ravi Pramod Kumar Vedula, Greg Bechtol, Benjamin P Haley, Alejandro Strachan

    DFT calculations of materials

    http://nanohub.org/resources/nmst_dft

  4. Illinois ECE 440: Diffusion and Energy Band Diagram Homework

    28 Jan 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Mohamed Mohamed

    This homework covers Diffusion of Carriers, Built-in Fields and Metal semiconductor junctions.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8264

  5. Nanoelectronic Modeling: Exercises 1-3 - Barrier Structures, RTDs, and Quantum Dots

    27 Jan 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    Exercises: Barrier Structures Uses: Piece-Wise Constant Potential Barrier Tool Resonant Tunneling Diodes Uses: Resonant Tunneling Diode Simulation with NEGF • Hartree calculation •...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8259

  6. Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 14: Open 1D Systems - Formation of Bandstructure

    27 Jan 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Dragica Vasileska

    The infinite periodic structure Kroenig Penney model is often used to introduce students to the concept of bandstructure formation. It is analytically solvable for linear potentials and shows...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8197

  7. Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 12: Open 1D Systems - Transmission through Double Barrier Structures - Resonant Tunneling

    27 Jan 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Dragica Vasileska

    This presentation shows that double barrier structures can show unity transmission for energies BELOW the barrier height, resulting in resonant tunneling. The resonance can be associated with a...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8195

  8. Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 08: Introduction to Bandstructure Engineering II

    25 Jan 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    This presentation provides a brief overview of the concepts of bandstructure engineering and its potential applications to light detectors, light emitters, and electron transport devices. ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8094

  9. Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 07: Introduction to Bandstructure Engineering I

    25 Jan 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    This presentation serves as a reminder about basic quantum mechanical principles without any real math. The presentation reviews critical properties of classical systems that can be described as...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8093

  10. Low Bias Transport in Graphene: An Introduction (lecture notes)

    22 Sep 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom, Tony Low, Dionisis Berdebes

    These notes complement a lecture with the same title presented by Mark Lundstrom and Dionisis Berdebes, at the NCN@Purdue Summer School, July 20-24, 2009.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7435

  11. Metal Oxide Nanowires as Gas Sensing Elements: from Basic Research to Real World Applications

    21 Sep 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Andrei Kolmakov

    Quasi 1-D metal oxide single crystal chemiresistors are close to occupy their specific niche in the real world of solid state sensorics. Potentially, the major advantage of this kind of sensors...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5738

  12. Lecture 3: Low Bias Transport in Graphene: An Introduction

    18 Sep 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    Outline: Introduction and Objectives Theory Experimental approach Results Discussion Summary Lecture notes are available for this lecture.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7401

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

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

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

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7349

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

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

    Note: This lecture has been revised since its original presentation. Topics: Introduction to Basic Quantum Mechanics Energy States in Periodic Crystals Course is dual listed as...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7321

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

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

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

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7296

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. SIESTA

    05 Mar 2008 | Tools | 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

    http://nanohub.org/resources/siesta

  19. CNTbands: First-Time User Guide

    15 Jun 2009 | Teaching Materials | 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

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6909

  20. Band Structure Lab: First-Time User Guide

    15 Jun 2009 | Teaching Materials | 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,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6935

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