
ABACUS Exercise: Bandstructure – KronigPenney Model and TightBinding Exercise
20 Jul 2010  Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of this exercise is to start with the simple KronigPenney model and understand formations of bands and gaps in the dispersion relation that describes the motion of carriers in 1D periodic potentials. The second exercise examines the behavior of the bands at the Brillouin zone...

Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 17: TightBinding, and Moving Towards Density Functional Theory
21 Mar 2008   Contributor(s):: Elif Ertekin, Jeffrey C Grossman
The purpose of this lecture is to illustrate the application of the TightBinding method to a simple system and then to introduce the concept of Density Functional Theory. The motivation to mapping from a wavefunction to a densitybased description of atomic systems is provided, and the...

OMEN Nanowire Homework Problems
23 Jan 2011   Contributor(s):: SungGeun Kim
OMEN Nanowire homework problems: anyone who has gone through the firsttime user guide of OMEN Nanowire and done the examples in the guide should be able to run simulations in these homework problems and find the answers to them.

OMEN Nanowire: solve the challenge
05 Feb 2011   Contributor(s):: SungGeun Kim
This document includes a challenging problems for OMEN Nanowire users. It challenges users to establish a nanowire transistor structure such that it satisfy the ITRS 2010 requirements.

Semiconductor Device Education Material
28 Jan 2008   Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck
This page has moved to "a Wiki page format" When we hear the words, semiconductor device, we may think first of the transistors in PCs or video game consoles, but transistors are the basic component in all of the electronic devices we use in our daily lives. Electronic systems are...

TightBinding Band Structure Calculation Method
02 Jun 2010   Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This set of slides describes on simple example of a 1D lattice, the basic idea behind the TightBinding Method for band structure calculation.