Tags: band structure

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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 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Thermoelectric Power Factor Calculator for Superlattices

    08 Jan 2009 | Tools | 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

    http://nanohub.org/resources/slpf

  5. ECE 495N Lecture 21: Graphene Bandstructures

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

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5710

  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 18: Bandstructures I

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

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5705

  8. ECE 495N Lecture 20: Bandstructures III

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

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5656

  9. Thermoelectric Power Factor Calculator for Nanocrystalline Composites

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

    Quantum Simulation of the Seebeck Coefficient and Electrical Conductivity in a 2D Nanocrystalline Composite Structure using Non-Equilibrium Green's Functions

    http://nanohub.org/resources/nccpf

  10. 1D Heterostructure Tool

    04 Sep 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Arun Goud Akkala, Sebastian Steiger, Jean Michel D Sellier, Sunhee Lee, Michael Povolotskyi, Tillmann Christoph Kubis, Hong-Hyun Park, Samarth Agarwal, Gerhard Klimeck, James Fonseca, Archana Tankasala, Kuang-Chung Wang, Chin-Yi Chen, Fan Chen

    Poisson-Schrödinger Solver for 1D Heterostructures

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1dhetero

  11. AQME - Advancing Quantum Mechanics for Engineers

    21 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Xufeng Wang, Dragica Vasileska

    One-stop-shop for teaching quantum mechanics for engineers

    http://nanohub.org/resources/aqme

  12. ABACUS - Assembly of Basic Applications for Coordinated Understanding of Semiconductors

    08 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Xufeng Wang, Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    One-stop-shop for teaching semiconductor device education

    http://nanohub.org/resources/abacus

  13. Computational Electronics HW - Bandstructure Calculation

    11 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5033

  14. Energy Bands as a Function of the Geometry of the n-Well Potential: an Exercise

    08 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    Explores the position and the width of the bands as a function of the 10-barrier potential parameters. NSF

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4873

  15. Tutorial on Semi-empirical Band Structure Methods

    08 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    This tutorial explains in details the Empirical Pseudopotential Method for the electronic structure calculation, the tight-binding method and the k.p method. For more details on the Empirical...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4882

  16. Periodic Potentials and the Kronig-Penney Model

    02 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    This material describes the derivation of the Kronig-Penney model for delta-function periodic potentials.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4847

  17. Periodic Potentials and Bandstructure: an Exercise

    02 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    This exercise teaches the students that in the case of strong coupling between the neighboring wells in square and Coulomb periodic potential wells electrons start to behave as free electrons and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4851

  18. Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 19: Band Structure and Some In-Class Simulation: DFT for Solids

    05 May 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jeffrey C Grossman, Elif Ertekin

    In this class we briefly review band structures and then spend most of our class on in-class simulations. Here we use the DFT for molecules and solids (Siesta) course toolkit. We cover a variety...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4510

  19. What would be the electron effective mass of InAs in its electron valleys in X,Y,Z directions?

    Open | Responses: 1

    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...

    http://nanohub.org/answers/question/56

  20. The Novel Nanostructures of Carbon

    28 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gene Dresselhaus

    A brief review will be given of the physical underpinnings of carbon nanostructures that were developed over the past 60 years, starting with the electronic structure and physical properties of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3997