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. 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

  2. Tillmann Christoph Kubis

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  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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