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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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2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 18 - Propagation, scattering and inverse scattering of evanescent fields
13 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul Scott Carney
2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 23 - Scattering, Absorbing, and Modulating Nanoprobes for Targeted Imaging and Therapy
13 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephen Boppart
2D Scattering Rates Calculation
20 Jul 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, David K. Ferry
this set of slides describes the calculation of the 2D scattering rates in Q2DEG.
Alloy Disorder Scattering
11 Jul 2011 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
This set of slides describes Alloy disorder scattering.
ANGEL - A Nonequilibrium Green Function Solver for LEDs
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07 Jun 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): sebastian steiger
An MPI-parallelized implementation of 1-D NEGF for heterostructures. Includes off-diagonal scattering. Effective mass band structure for electrons and holes. The online tool only provides basic...
ANGEL - A Nonequilibrium Green's Function Solver for LEDs
07 Feb 2010 | Downloads | Contributor(s): sebastian steiger
Introducing ANGEL, a Nonequilibrium Green’s Function code aimed at describing LEDs.
ANGEL uses a description close to the classic NEMO-1D paper (Lake et al., JAP 81, 7845 (1997)) to model quantum...
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...
Boltzmann Transport Equation and Scattering Theory
01 Feb 2011 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
In this presentation we give simple derivation of the Boltzmann transport equation, describe the derivation of Fermi's Golden Rule, and present the derivation of most common scattering mechanisms...
Computational Electronics HW - Scattering Mechanisms
11 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
Computer Graphics Imagery for Motion Pictures and Commercial Advertising: The Achievement of Highly-Realistic Images
19 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kenneth Torrance
The talk will review some of the underlying concepts from Radiation Heat Transfer that have now been implemented in synthetic images. In many cases, researchers in graphics have created...
This set of slides describes Coulomb Scattering.
DDSCAT Convert: A Target Generation Tool
24 Jul 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): John Feser, AbderRahman N Sobh
Convert .obj files to DDSCAT shape files
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 12: Scattering and Transmission
30 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Physics of carrier scattering
Transmission and mfp
MFP and scattering
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
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 21: Scattering and Fermi's Golden Rule
05 Nov 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
ECE 656 Lecture 22: Charged Impurity Scattering
06 Nov 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Summary / Questions
ECE 656 Lecture 22: Ionized Impurity Scattering I
10 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom