Bound States Lab Learning Materials

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by Dragica Vasileska and Gerhard Klimeck
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By completing the [[Resource(bsclab)]], users will be able to: a) understand the concept of bound states, b) the meaning of the eigenvalues and the eigenvectors, and c) the form of the eigenvalues and eigenvectors for rectangular, parabolic and triangular confinement.
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The specific objectives of the Bound States Calculation Lab are:
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== Recommended Reading ==
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Users who are new to the concept of bound states and solution of the Schrodinger equation for bound states should consult the following resource:
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1. D. K. Ferry, Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction for Device Physicists and Electrical Engineers, Taylor & Francis.
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== Theoretical descriptions ==
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* [[Resource(4876)]] (tutorial)
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* [[Resource(9206)]] (source code
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dissemination)
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== Exercises and Homework Assignments ==
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1. [[Resource(4884)]]
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2. [[Resource(9191)]]
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3. [[Resource(9364)]]
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== Solutions to Exercises ==
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Solutions are provided only to instructors!
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== Evaluation ==
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This test will assess the users conceptual understanding of the physical,
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mathematical and computational knowledge related to quantum bound states in different confining potentials that occur in real device structures.
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[[Resource(11615)]]
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== Challenge ==
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Users are challenged to integrate what they have learned about Quantum Bound States.
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[[Resource(11617)]]