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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 Dragica 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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12 == 1. Quantum Mechanics Review ==
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15 * [[Resource(9101)]]
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17 * [[Resource(9103)]]
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19 * Tsu-Esaki Formula Derivation
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* Quantum Wells and Heterostructures
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* [[Resource(9410)]]
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23 * [[Resource(9206)]]
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25 * [[Resource(9203)]]
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29 ----
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31 == 2. Bandstructure Calculation ==
32 [[Image(bandstructure.jpg, 400px)]]
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34 * [[Resource(9003)]]
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36 * [[Resource(1506)]]
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38 * [[Resource(4882)]]
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40 * [[Resource(8999)]]
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* [[Resource(9736)]]
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* [[Resource(9454)]]
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44 * [[Resource(9122)]]
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48 ----
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50 == 3. Solar Cells ==
51 [[Image(solarcells.jpg, 400px)]]
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53 * [[Resource(9001)]]
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55 * [[Resource(9328)]]
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57 * [[Resource(9219)]]
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63 == 4. Photodetectors ==
64 [[Image(photodetectors.jpg, 400px)]]
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66 * [[Resource(9142)]]
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72 == 5. Light Emitting Diodes ==
73 [[Image(led1.bmp)]] [[Image(led2.bmp)]]
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80 == 6. Lasers ==
81 [[Image(lasers.bmp)]] [[Image(lasdiode.gif, 200px)]]
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86 ----
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88 == Suggested Reading: ==
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90 * D. K. Ferry, Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction for Device Physicists and Electrical Engineers, Second Edition (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2001).
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92 * [[Resource(4911)]]
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94 * [[Resource(4923)]]
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96 * [[Resource(4934)]]
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98 * [[Resource(4829)]]
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100 * [[Resource(4982)]]
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105 * [[Resource(4882)]]

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