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Computational Optoelectronics Course

by Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

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by Michael Anderson
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= Computational Optoelectronics Course =
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Dragica Vasileska and Gerhard Klimeck
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This course teaches the users 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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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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12 == 1. Quantum Mechanics Review ==
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31 == 2. Band Structure Calculation ==
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94 == Suggested Reading: ==
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96 * 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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