This presentation discusses disorder in AlGaAs unstrained systems in bulk.
 Bandstructure of an ideal simple unit cell
 What happens when there is disorder?
 Concept of a...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9278

Thermoelectric Nanotechnology
27 Jul 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
his talk is an undergraduate level introduction to the field. After a brief discussion of applications, the physics of the Peltier effect is described, and the Figure of Merit (FOM), ZT, which...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9421

ABACUS Exercise: Bandstructure – KronigPenney Model and TightBinding Exercise
20 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of this exercise is to start with the simple KronigPenney model and understand formations of bands and gaps in the dispersion relation that describes the motion of carriers in 1D...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9372

Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 25a: NEMO1D  Full Bandstructure Effects
07 Jul 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
(quantitative RTD modeling at room temperature)
http://nanohub.org/resources/8594

Band Structure Lab Exercise
28 Jun 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Parijat Sengupta, Dragica Vasileska
Investigations of the electron energy spectra of solids form one of the most active fields of research. Knowledge of band theory is essential for application to specific problems such as Gunn...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9233

Ripples and Warping of Graphene: A Theoretical Study
08 Jun 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare
We use firstprinciples density functional theory based analysis to understand formation of ripples in graphene and related 2D materials. For an infinite graphene, we show that ripples are linked...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9010

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 scales...
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