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Computational Optoelectronics Course

by Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

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by Dragica Vasileska
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1 = Computational Optoelectronics Course =
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3 Dagica Vasileska and Gerhard Klimeck
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5 [[Image(solar_panel.jpg)]] [[Image(photodetector.bmp)]] [[Image(lasers.bmp)]]
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8 This course teaches the users the basic principles of operation of solar cells, light-emitting diodes, photodetectors and VCSELS. For some of these devices numerical implementation details are given and source codes are provided together with simulation examples. The outline of topics covered is as follows:
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=== Quantum Mechanics Review ===
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=== 1. ____Quantum Mechanics Review ===
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13 * [[Resource(9101)]]
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17 * Tsu-Esaki Formula Derivation
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19 * Quantum Wells and Heterostructures
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21 * [[Resource(9206)]]
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23 * [[Resource(9203)]]
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=== Bandstructure Calculation ===
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=== 2. ____Bandstructure Calculation ===
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31 * [[Resource(9003)]]
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33 * [[Resource(1506)]]
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37 * [[Resource(8999)]]
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39 * Description of the k.p Method
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=== Solar Cells ===
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=== 3. ____Solar Cells ===
46 [[Image(solarcells.jpg, 400px)]]
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48 * [[Resource(9001)]]
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50 * Solar Cells Described
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=== Photodetectors ===
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=== 4. ____Photodetectors ===
57 [[Image(photodetectors.jpg, 400px)]]
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=== Light Emitting Diodes ===
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=== 5. ____Light Emitting Diodes ===
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=== Lasers ===
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=== 6. ____Lasers ===
69 [[Image(lasers.bmp)]] [[Image(lasdiode.gif, 200px)]]
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75 === Suggested Reading: ===
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77 * D. K. Ferry, Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction for Device Physicists and Electrical Engineers, Second Edition (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2001).
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79 * [[Resource(4911)]]
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