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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.

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

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  1. ECE 659 Lecture 8: Scattering Theory of Transport

    03 Feb 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6218

  2. Lecture 4: Scattering in Nanoscale MOSFETs

    08 Sep 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    No MOSFET is ever fully ballistic - there is always some carrier scattering. Scattering makes the problem complicated and requires detailed numerical simulations to treat properly. My objective...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5311

  3. Illinois ECE 460 Optical Imaging, Chapter 5: Light Scattering

    29 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu, Andre da Costa, Christopher Nixon, Glen Svenningsen

    This chapter covers important topics related to Light Scattering: Simple particles, Rayleigh Scattering, The Born Approximation, Spatial Correlation, Ensemble of Particles, The Transport Equation,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5140

  4. Computational Electronics HW - Scattering Mechanisms

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

    www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5047

  5. nanoJoule

    28 May 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Feifei Lian, Feifei Lian, Feifei Lian

    This tool performs a self-consistent simulation of the current-voltage curve of a metallic single-wall carbon nanotube with Joule heating.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/swntjiv

  6. Matdcal

    30 Jan 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Kirk H. Bevan

    Non-equilibrium Green's Function Density Functional Theory Simulator

    http://nanohub.org/resources/Matdcal

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

    14 Jan 2008 | Publications | 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

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

    14 Jan 2008 | Publications | 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

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