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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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  1. Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 25a: NEMO1D - Full Bandstructure Effects

    07 Jul 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck

    (quantitative RTD modeling at room temperature)

  2. Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 26: NEMO1D -

    09 Mar 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck

    NEMO1D demonstrated the first industrial strength implementation of NEGF into a simulator that quantitatively simulated resonant tunneling diodes. The development of efficient algorithms that simulate scattering from polar optical phonons, acoustic phonons, alloy disorder, and interface roughness...

  3. nanoJoule

    28 May 2008 | | 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.

  4. Nanoscale Transistors Lecture 10: Scattering Model

    19 Jul 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

  5. Nanoscale Transistors Lecture 9: Scattering and Transmission

    19 Jul 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

  6. Mar 04 2009

    NCN@Illiinois Seminar: Silicon-Interface Scattering in Carbon Nanotube Transistors

    Slava V. Rotkin (Leghigh U.) takes about:Silicon-Interface Scattering in Carbon Nanotube TransistorsRecent experimental studies on carbon nanotube materials and also graphene revealed significant...


  7. Notes on Scattering and Mobility in 1D, 2D, and 3D

    03 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Dmitri Nikonov, Md. Sayed Hasan, George Bourianoff

    Derivation of the phonon-limited mobility is reviewed for electrons in bulk (3D) orquantum confined (2D and 1D) semiconductor structures. Analytical estimates are madethat show the mobility in quantum confined structures is, in general, lower or no higherthan in non-confined ones.

  8. Phonon Interactions in Single-Dopant-Based Transistors: Temperature and Size Dependence

    12 Nov 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Marc Bescond, Nicolas Cavassilas, Salim Berrada

    IWCE 2015 presentation. in this work we investigate the dependence of electron-phonon scattering in single dopant-based nanowire transistor with respect to temperature and dimensions. we use a 3d real-space non-equilibrium green': ; s function (negf) approach where electron-phonon...

  9. Surface scattering: Made simple

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

    Surface scattering in a quantum well.

  10. Tutorial 2: A Bottom-Up View of Heat Transfer in Nanomaterials

    23 Mar 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Timothy S Fisher

    This lecture provides a theoretical development of the transport of thermal energy by conduction in nanomaterials. The physical nature of energy transport by two carriers—electrons and phonons--will be explored from basic principles using a common Landauer framework. Issues including the quantum...

  11. Tutorial 4a: High Bias Quantum Transport in Resonant Tunneling Diodes

    23 Mar 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck

    Outline:Resonant Tunneling Diodes - NEMO1D: Motivation / History / Key InsightsOpen 1D Systems: Transmission through Double Barrier Structures - Resonant TunnelingIntroduction to RTDs: Linear Potential DropIntroduction to RTDs: Realistic Doping ProfilesIntroduction to RTDs: Relaxation Scattering...

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

    27 Jun 2013 | | 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 capability of these simulators. This concern has lead to the development of a number of simulation...

  13. [Illinois] Biophotonics 2012: Scattering, Absorbing, and Modulating Molecular Probes for Targeted Imaging and Therapy

    05 Jun 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Stephen Boppart