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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. Periodic Potentials and the Kronig-Penney Model

    01 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

  2. PHYS 620 Lecture 5: Diamond and Zincblende Semiconductors: Band Structure

    26 Mar 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Roberto Merlin

    http://nanohub.org/resources/16824

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

    11 Jun 2009 | Animations | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6836

  4. Ripples and Warping of Graphene: A Theoretical Study

    08 Jun 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare

    We use first-principles density functional theory based analysis to understand formation of ripples in graphene and related 2-D materials. For an infinite graphene, we show that ripples are linked...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9010

  5. 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

  6. Simple Photonic Crystals

    16 Aug 2007 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jing Ouyang, Xufeng Wang, Minghao Qi

    Photonic Crystal characteristics in an easy way

    http://nanohub.org/resources/phcband

  7. Simplified Band-Structure Model

    02 Jun 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    Solid-State Theory and Semiconductor Transport Fundamentals

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1505

  8. StrainBands

    15 Jun 2007 | Tools | Contributor(s): Joe Ringgenberg, Joydeep Bhattacharjee, Jeffrey B. Neaton, Jeffrey C Grossman, Eric Schwegler

    Explore the influence of strain on first-principles bandstructures of semiconductors.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/strainbands

  9. Surprises on the nanoscale: Plasmonic waves that travel backward and spin birefringence without magnetic fields

    08 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Daniel Neuhauser

    As nanonphotonics and nanoelectronics are pushed down towards the molecular scale, interesting effects emerge. We discuss how birefringence (different propagation of two polarizations) is...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2256

  10. 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

  11. 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,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9421

  12. Thermoelectric Power Factor Calculator for Nanocrystalline Composites

    18 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

  13. Thermoelectric Power Factor Calculator for Superlattices

    18 Oct 2008 | 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

  14. Tight-Binding 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 Tight-Binding Method for band structure calculation.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9122

  15. Tillmann Christoph Kubis

    http://nanohub.org/members/41945

  16. Tutorial 4: Far-From-Equilibrium Quantum Transport

    29 Mar 2011 | Courses | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    These lectures focus on the application of the theories using the nanoelectronic modeling tools NEMO 1- D, NEMO 3-D, and OMEN to realistically extended devices. Topics to be covered are realistic...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11042

  17. Tutorial 4a: High Bias Quantum Transport in Resonant Tunneling Diodes

    29 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    Outline: Resonant Tunneling Diodes - NEMO1D: Motivation / History / Key Insights Open 1D Systems: Transmission through Double Barrier Structures - Resonant Tunneling Introduction to RTDs:...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11043

  18. Tutorial 4b: Introduction to the NEMO3D Tool - Electronic Structure and Transport in 3D

    29 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    Electronic Structure and Transport in 3D - Quantum Dots, Nanowires and Ultra-Thin Body Transistors

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11049

  19. Tutorial 4c: Formation of Bandstructure in Finite Superlattices (Exercise Session)

    29 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    How does bandstructure occur? How large does a repeated system have to be? How does a finite superlattice compare to an infinite superlattice?

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11051

  20. Tutorial 4d: Formation of Bandstructure in Finite Superlattices (Exercise Demo)

    29 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    Demonstration of the Piece-Wise Constant Potential Barriers Tool.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11052

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