
TightBinding Band Structure Calculation Method
08 Jun 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This set of slides describes on simple example of a 1D lattice, the basic idea behind the TightBinding Method for band structure calculation.
http://nanohub.org/resources/9122

InAs: Evolution of isoenergy surfaces for heavy, light, and splitoff holes due to uniaxial strain.
25 May 2010  Animations  Contributor(s): Abhijeet Paul, Denis Areshkin, Gerhard Klimeck
Movie was generated using Band Structure Lab tool at nanoHUB and allows to scan over four parameters:
Hole energy measured from the top of the corresponding band (i.e. the origin of energy...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9016

Band Structure Calculation: General Considerations
17 May 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
This set of slides explains to the users the concept of valence vs. core electrons, the implications of the adiabatic approximation on the separation of the total Hamiltonian of the system and the...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9003

Empirical Pseudopotential Method: Theory and Implementation
17 May 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
This tutorial first teaches the users the basic theory behind the Empirical Pseudopotential (EPM)Bandstructure Calculation method. Next, the implementation details of the method are described and...
http://nanohub.org/resources/8999

ninithi
13 May 2010  Downloads  Contributor(s): Chanaka Suranjith Rupasinghe, Mufthas Rasikim
ninithi which is a free and opensource modelling software, can be used to visualize and analyze carbon allotropes used in nanotechnology. You can generate 3D visualization of Carbon nanotubes,...
http://nanohub.org/resources/8987

Nanotechnology Animation Gallery
22 Apr 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Gerhard Klimeck
Animations and visualization are generated with various nanoHUB.org tools to enable insight into nanotechnology and nanoscience. Click on image for detailed description and larger image download....
http://nanohub.org/resources/8882

Electronic band structure
12 Apr 2010  Animations  Contributor(s): Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Gerhard Klimeck
In solidstate physics, the electronic band structure (or simply band structure) of a solid describes ranges of energy in which an electron is "forbidden" or "allowed". The band structure is...
http://nanohub.org/resources/8814

Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 25b: NEMO1D  Hole Bandstructure in Quantum Wells and Hole Transport in RTDs
09 Mar 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
Heterostructures such as resonant tunneling diodes, quantum well photodetectors and lasers, and cascade lasers break the symmetry of the crystalline lattice. Such break in lattice symmetry...
http://nanohub.org/resources/8595

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

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

nanoMATERIALS SeqQuest DFT
01 Feb 2010  Tools  Contributor(s): Ravi Pramod Kumar Vedula, Greg Bechtol, Benjamin P Haley, Alejandro Strachan
DFT calculations of materials
http://nanohub.org/resources/nmst_dft

Illinois ECE 440: Diffusion and Energy Band Diagram Homework
28 Jan 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Mohamed Mohamed
This homework covers Diffusion of Carriers, Builtin Fields and Metal semiconductor junctions.
http://nanohub.org/resources/8264

Nanoelectronic Modeling: Exercises 13  Barrier Structures, RTDs, and Quantum Dots
27 Jan 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
Exercises:
Barrier Structures
Uses: PieceWise Constant Potential Barrier Tool
Resonant Tunneling Diodes
Uses: Resonant Tunneling Diode Simulation with NEGF
• Hartree calculation
•...
http://nanohub.org/resources/8259

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

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

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

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

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 2024, 2009.
http://nanohub.org/resources/7435

Metal Oxide Nanowires as Gas Sensing Elements: from Basic Research to Real World Applications
21 Sep 2009  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Andrei Kolmakov
Quasi 1D 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

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