
Electronic band structure
12 Apr 2010   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 also often called the dispersion or the E(k) relationship. It is a mathematical relationship between the...

Band Structure Lab Demonstration: Bulk Strain
12 Jun 2009   Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck
This video shows an electronic structure calculation of bulk Si using Band Structure Lab. Several powerful features of this tool are demonstrated.

Periodic Potential Lab Demonstration: Standard KroenigPenney Model
11 Jun 2009   Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck, Benjamin P Haley
This video shows the simulation of a 1D square well using the Periodic Potential Lab. The calculated output includes plots of the allowed energybands, a table of the band edges and band gaps, plots of reduced and expanded dispersion relations, and plots comparing the dispersion relations to...