This tool is useful for calculating the plasmonic properties of nanostructures and composites containing dielectric heterostructures. Spectra (absorption and scattering) and electrical (near) fields can be readily calculated using classical electrodynamics. This tool is useful for...]]>

The DDA Convert Tool takes a non-standard geometry such as the model (left) and converts it to a collection of dipoles (right)

Dr. T. Wriedt

A common computational approach for studying the behavior of light (or generally electromagnetic...]]>

Dr. Stephen Boppart graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 1990 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an option in Bioengineering. Continuing at UIUC, he completed his M.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1991, where he developed microfabricated...]]>

- Review
- Conwell-Weisskopf approach
- II Mobility
- Discussion
- Summary / Questions

- Review of ADP Scattering in 3D
- ADP Scattering in 2D: MCA
- ADP Scattering in 2D: FGR
- ADP Scattering in 1D: FGR
- Mobility in 1D, 2D, and 3D

- Review
- Example
- POP and IV scattering
- Scattering in common semiconductors
- Electron-electron scattering
- Summary

- Review
- phonons
- electron-phonon coupling
- Energy-momentum conservation
- Mathematical formulation
- Example
- Summary

- Fermi’s Golden Rule
- Example: static potential
- Example: oscillating potential
- Discussion
- Summary

- Review
- Screening
- Brooks-Herring approach
- Conwell-Weisskopf approach
- Discussion
- Summary/Questions

- Review
- Collision operator
- Electron-electron scattering
- Discussion
- Summary

- Justification of the RTA
- Discussion
- HW prob. 17

- Introduction
- Physics of carrier scattering
- Transmission and mfp
- MFP and scattering
- Discussion
- Summary