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ABACUS—Introduction to Semiconductor Devices
When we hear the term 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 devices we use in...
EE 3329 - Electronic Devices Syllabus
EE 3329 – Electronic Devices Syllabus (“Extended Play”)
The University of Texas at El Paso
The following concepts can be part of the syllabus for the Electronic Devices (EE...
Periodic Potential Lab Learning Materials
By completing the Periodic Potential Lab in ABACUS - Assembly of Basic Applications for Coordinated Understanding of Semiconductors, users will be able a) to understand the Kronig-Penney model...
Periodic Potential Lab Worked Examples
11 Apr 2011 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): SungGeun Kim, Abhijeet Paul, Gerhard Klimeck, Lynn Zentner, Benjamin P Haley
Worked Examples for Periodic Potential Lab
ABACUS Exercise: Bandstructure – Kronig-Penney Model and Tight-Binding Exercise
20 Jul 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of this exercise is to start with the simple Kronig-Penney model and understand formations of bands and gaps in the dispersion relation that describes the motion of carriers in 1D...
Periodic Potentials Exercise
16 Jun 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Parijat Sengupta, Dragica Vasileska
In this exercise, various calculations of the electronic band structure of a one-dimensional crystal are performed with the Kronig-Penney (KP) model. This model has an analytical solution and...
Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 14: Open 1D Systems - Formation of Bandstructure
27 Jan 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Dragica Vasileska
The infinite periodic structure Kroenig Penney model is often used to introduce students to the concept of bandstructure formation. It is analytically solvable for linear potentials and shows...
ME 597 Lecture 2: Electron States in Solids-Density of States
09 Sep 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ron Reifenberger
Note: This lecture has been revised since its original presentation.
Electron States in Solids – Bloch Functions
Density of States
Comparison of PCPBT Lab and Periodic Potential Lab
10 Aug 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Abhijeet Paul, Samarth Agarwal, Gerhard Klimeck, Junzhe Geng
This small presentation provides information about the comparison performed for quantum wells made of GaAs and InAs in two different tools. This has been done to benchmark the results from...
AQME Advancing Quantum Mechanics for Engineers
Introduction to Advancing Quantum Mechanics for Engineers and Physicists
“Advancing Quantum Mechanics for Engineers” (AQME) toolbox is an assemblage of individually authored tools...
Periodic Potential Lab Demonstration: Standard Kroenig-Penney Model
11 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,...
Periodic Potential Lab: First-Time User Guide
07 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...
ABACUS - Assembly of Basic Applications for Coordinated Understanding of Semiconductors
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16 Jul 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Xufeng Wang, Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
One-stop-shop for teaching semiconductor device education
Slides: Kronig-Penney Model Explained
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08 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
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.
Semiconductor Device Education Material
28 Jan 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
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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...
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