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Description

Scattering is a general physical process where some forms of radiation, such as light, sound, or moving particles, are forced to deviate from a straight trajectory by one or more localized non-uniformities in the medium through which they pass. In conventional use, this also includes deviation of reflected radiation from the angle predicted by the law of reflection. Reflections that undergo scattering are often called diffuse reflections and unscattered reflections are called specular(mirror-like) reflections.

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Papers (1-6 of 6)

  1. Modeling Quantum Transport in Nanoscale Transistors

    28 Jun 2013 | Papers | Contributor(s): Ramesh Venugopal

    As critical transistor dimensions scale below the 100 nm (nanoscale) regime, quantum mechanical effects begin to manifest themselves and affect important device performance metrics. Therefore,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/18744

  2. Two-Dimensional Scattering Matrix Simulations of Si MOSFET'S

    28 Jun 2013 | Papers | Contributor(s): Carl R. Huster

    For many years now, solid state device simulators have been based on the drift-diffusion equations. As transistor sizes have been reduced, there has been considerable concern about the predictive...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/18765

  3. Dissipative Quantum Transport in Semiconductor Nanostructures

    28 Dec 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Peter Greck

    In this work, we investigate dissipative quantum transport properties of an open system. After presenting the background of ballistic quantum transport calculations, a simple scattering mechanism,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12756

  4. Surface scattering: Made simple

    03 Sep 2010 | Papers | Contributor(s): Dmitri Nikonov, Himadri Pal

    Surface scattering in a quantum well.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9613

  5. Application of the Keldysh Formalism to Quantum Device Modeling and Analysis

    14 Jan 2008 | Papers | Contributor(s): Roger Lake

    The effect of inelastic scattering on quantum electron transport through layered semi-conductor structures is studied numerically using the approach based on the non-equilibrium Green's function...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3833

  6. Electron-Phonon and Electron-Electron Interactions in Quantum Transport

    14 Jan 2008 | Papers | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    The objective of this work is to shed light on electron transport through sub-micron semi-conductor structures, where electronic state quantization, electron-electron interactions and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3831