Computational Optoelectronics Course

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= Computational Optoelectronics Course =
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Dagica Vasileska and Gerhard Klimeck
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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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This course teaches the students the basic principles for the 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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=== 1. Quantum Mechanics Review ===
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== 1. Quantum Mechanics Review ==
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* Quantum Wells and Heterostructures
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== 2. Band Structure Calculation ==
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=== 2. Bandstructure Calculation ===
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=== 3. ____Solar Cells ===
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== 3. Solar Cells ==
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* Solar Cells Described
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=== 4. ____Photodetectors ===
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== 4. Photodetectors ==
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=== 5. ____Light Emitting Diodes ===
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== 5. Light Emitting Diodes ==
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== 6. Lasers ==
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=== Suggested Reading: ===
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== Suggested Reading: ==
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* D. K. Ferry, Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction for Device Physicists and Electrical Engineers, Second Edition (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2001).
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* D. K. Ferry. (2001). ''Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction for Device Physicists and Electrical Engineers''. 2nd ed. Bristol (UK): Institute of Physics Publishing.
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