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PHYS 620 Lecture 7: Effective-Mass Theory, Landau Levels and Franz-Keldysh Oscillations
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19 Mar 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Roberto Merlin
ABACUS—Introduction to Semiconductor Devices
Introduction When we hear the words, semiconductor device, we may think first of the transistors in PCs or video game consoles, but transistors are the basic component in all of the electronic …
Band Structure Lab Demonstration: Bulk Strain
12 Jun 2009 | Animations | 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.
Band Structure Lab: First-Time User Guide
15 Jun 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Abhijeet Paul, Benjamin P Haley, Gerhard Klimeck
This document provides useful information about Band Structure Lab. First-time users will find basic ideas about the physics behind the tool such as band formation, the Hamiltonian description, and …
ECE 606 Lecture 6: Energy Bands (continued)
04 Feb 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
Outline: Properties of electronic bands E-k diagram and constant energy surfaces Conclusions R. F. Pierret, "Advanced Semiconductor Fundamentals", Modular Series on Solid State Devices, Volume …
Electronic band structure
12 Apr 2010 | Animations | Contributor(s): Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Gerhard Klimeck
In solid-state 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 …
Periodic Potential Lab
19 Jan 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Abhijeet Paul, Junzhe Geng, Gerhard Klimeck
Solve the time independent schrodinger eqn. for arbitrary periodic potentials
Periodic Potential Lab Demonstration: Standard Kroenig-Penney Model
03 Jun 2009 | Animations | 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 …
Periodic Potential Lab: First-Time User Guide
05 Jun 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Abhijeet Paul, Benjamin P Haley, Gerhard Klimeck, SungGeun Kim, Lynn Zentner
This document provides guidance to first-time users of the Periodic Potential Lab tool. It offers basic information about solutions to the Schröedinger Equation in case of periodic potential in …
Quantum Theory of Electrons in Periodic Latices
28 Jun 2011 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
This set of handwritten notes is part of the semiconductor transport class. It describes the Bloch theorem, electrons in a crystal and the concept of effective mass.
Semiconductor Device Education Material
28 Jan 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
This page has moved to "a Wiki page format" When we hear the words, semiconductor device, we may think first of the transistors in PCs or video game consoles, but transistors are the basic …
What is the effective mass of electron in InN (Quantum Dot)?
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I am working with InN QD. I need to know the actual electron effective mass in InN QD. Is there any way of calculating effective mass of electron when band gap is unknown? I would be really grateful …
What would be the electron effective mass of InAs in its electron valleys in X,Y,Z directions?
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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 to …
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