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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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24 Sep 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): AbderRahman N Sobh, Sarah White, Jeremy Smith, Nahil Sobh, Prashant K Jain
Combines the Discrete Dipole Scattering (DDSCAT) tool with the DDAConvert tool for a single workflow for custom shapes.
22 Jan 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Prashant K Jain, Nahil Sobh, Jeremy Smith, AbderRahman N Sobh, Sarah White, Jacob Faucheaux, John Feser
Calculate scattering and absorption of light by targets with arbitrary geometries and complex refractive index.
DDSCAT Convert: A Target Generation Tool
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24 Jul 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): John Feser, AbderRahman N Sobh
Convert .obj files to DDSCAT shape files
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,...
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...
Nanoscale Transistors Lecture 9: Scattering and Transmission
19 Jul 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Nanoscale Transistors Lecture 10: Scattering Model
[Illinois] Biophotonics 2012: Scattering, Absorbing, and Modulating Molecular Probes for Targeted Imaging and Therapy
05 Jun 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephen Boppart
ECE 656 Lecture 41: Transport in a Nutshell
21 Feb 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
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,...
ECE 656 Lecture 23: Ionized Impurity Scattering II
01 Dec 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Summary / Questions
ECE 656 Lecture 27: Scattering in 1D, 2D and 3D
22 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
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
ECE 656 Lecture 26: Phonon Scattering III
POP and IV scattering
Scattering in common semiconductors
ECE 656 Lecture 25: Phonon Scattering II
ECE 656 Lecture 21: Scattering and Fermi’s Golden Rule
21 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Fermi’s Golden Rule
Example: static potential
Example: oscillating potential
ECE 656 Lecture 22: Ionized Impurity Scattering I
10 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
ECE 656 Lecture 28: Scattering of Bloch Electrons
09 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
This lecture should be viewed in the 2009 teaching ECE 656 Lecture 27: Scattering of Bloch Electrons
ECE 656 Lecture 24: Phonon Scattering I
This lecture should be viewed in the 2009 teaching ECE 656 Lecture 23: Phonon Scattering I
ECE 656 Lecture 19: Scattering I - Collision Integral
01 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
ECE 656 Lecture 20: Scattering II - Relaxation time approximation
Justification of the RTA
HW prob. 17