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Quantum mechanics (QM), also known as quantum physics or quantum theory, is a branch of physics providing a mathematical description of much of the dual particle-like and wave-like behavior and interactions of energy and matter. It departs from classical mechanics primarily at the atomic and subatomic scales, the so-called quantum realm. In advanced topics of QM, some of these behaviors are macroscopic and only emerge at very low or very high energies or temperatures.

Learn more about quantum dots from the many resources on this site, listed below. More information on Quantum mechanics can be found here.

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  1. ABINIT: First-Time User Guide

    09 Jun 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Benjamin P Haley

    This first-time user guide provides an introduction to using ABINIT on nanoHUB. We include a very brief summary of Density Functional Theory along with a tour of the Rappture interface. We...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6874

  2. Basics of Quantum Mechanics

    01 Jun 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    Classical vs. Quantum physics, particle-wave duality, postulates of quantum mechanics

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9101

  3. Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 13: Introduction to Computational Quantum Mechanics

    30 Apr 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jeffrey C Grossman, Elif Ertekin

    In this lecture we introduce the basic concepts that will be needed as we explore simulation approaches that describe the electronic structure of a system.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4491

  4. Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 20: Quantum Monte Carlo, part I

    15 May 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Elif Ertekin, Jeffrey C Grossman

    This lecture provides and introduction to Quantum Monte Carlo methods. We review the concept of electron correlation and introduce Variational Monte Carlo methods as an approach to going beyond...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4564

  5. Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 21: Quantum Monte Carlo, part II

    15 May 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jeffrey C Grossman, Elif Ertekin

    This is our second lecture in a series on Quantum Monte Carlo methods. We describe the Diffusion Monte Carlo approach here, in which the approximation to the solution is not restricted by choice...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4566

  6. Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 4: Geometry Optimization and Seeing What You're Doing

    13 Feb 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jeffrey C Grossman, Elif Ertekin

    In this lecture, we discuss various methods for finding the ground state structure of a given system by minimizing its energy. Derivative and non-derivative methods are discussed, as well as the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4035

  7. Finite Height Quantum Well: an Exercise for Band Structure

    31 Jan 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): David K. Ferry

    Use the Resonant Tunneling Diodes simulation tool on nanoHUB to explore the effects of finite height quantum wells. Looking at a 2 barrier device, 300 K, no bias, other standard variables, and 3...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3949

  8. Homework Assignment: Wavepackets

    07 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4930

  9. Introduction to Coulomb Blockade Lab

    31 Mar 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Bhaskaran Muralidharan, Xufeng Wang, Gerhard Klimeck

    The tutorial is based on the Coulomb Blockade Lab available online at Coulomb Blockade Lab. Students are introduced to the concepts of level broadening and charging energies in artificial atoms...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4231

  10. ME 597 Homework 1: Quantum Transmission

    18 Oct 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ron Reifenberger

    Problems: Transmission through a Square Barrier Transmission resonances for an array of square barriers A simple model for the vdW interaction

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9885

  11. Molecular Orbital Theory

    18 Dec 2006 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Luis Emmanuel Bonilla

    This is the seventh contribution from the students in the University of Texas at El Paso Molecular Electronics course given in the fall of 2006. Luis Bonilla and Abel Perez have designed a...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2116

  12. Quantum Dot Spectra, Absorption, and State Symmetry: an Exercise

    30 Mar 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    The tutorial questions based on the Quantum Dot Lab v1.0 available online at Quantum Dot Lab. Students are asked to explore the various different quantum dot shapes, optimize the intra-band...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4203

  13. Quantum Mechanics for Engineers: Course Assignments

    30 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    This set of exercises should help the students better understand the basic principles of quantum mechanics as applied to engineering problems. Introductory concepts in Quantum Mechanics ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5164

  14. Quantum-Mechanical Reflections in Nanodevices: an Exercise

    02 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    This exercise points out to the fact that quantum-mechanical reflections are going to be significant in nanoscale devices and proper modeling of these device structures must take into...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4849

  15. Quantum-Mechanical Reflections: an Exercise

    30 Jun 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4831

  16. Reading Material for Introductory Concepts in Quantum Mechanics

    07 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4911

  17. Reading Material: Examples and Stark Effect

    10 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5002

  18. Reading Material: Harmonic Oscillator

    09 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4964

  19. Reading Material: Postulates of Quantum Mechanics

    07 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    www.eas.asu.edu

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4924

  20. Reading Material: What is Quantum Mechanics?

    08 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    NSF

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4938

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