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A wave function is a mathematical tool used in quantum mechanics. It is a function typically of space or momentum or spin and possibly of time that returns the probability amplitude of a position or momentum for a subatomic particle. Mathematically, it is a function from a space that maps the possible states of the system into the complex numbers. The laws of quantum mechanics (the Schrödinger equation) describe how the wave function evolves over time.

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

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  1. Discussion Session 3 (Lectures 5 and 6)

    09 Sep 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    “Electronics from the Bottom Up” is an educational initiative designed to bring a new perspective to the field of nano device engineering. It is co-sponsored by the Intel Foundation and the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9679

  2. Lecture 5: Electron Spin: How to rotate an electron to control the current

    09 Sep 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    “Electronics from the Bottom Up” is an educational initiative designed to bring a new perspective to the field of nano device engineering. It is co-sponsored by the Intel Foundation and the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9671

  3. ECE 656 Lecture 27: Scattering of Bloch Electrons

    13 Nov 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    Outline: Umklapp processes Overlap integrals ADP Scattering in graphene

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7827

  4. ECE 656 Lecture 1: Bandstructure Review

    26 Aug 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    Outline: Bandstructure in bulk semiconductors Quantum confinement Summary Section 1.2, Lundstrom, Fundamentals of Carrier Transport

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7287

  5. The Diatomic Molecule

    31 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vladimir I. Gavrilenko

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6586

  6. Introduction to Quantum Dot Lab

    31 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sunhee Lee, Hoon Ryu, Gerhard Klimeck

    The nanoHUB tool "Quantum Dot Lab" allows users to compute the quantum mechanical "particle in a box" problem for a variety of different confinement shapes, such as boxes, ellipsoids, disks, and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4194

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