Please help us continue to improve nanoHUB operation and service by completing our survey - http://bit.ly/nH-survey14. Thank you - we appreciate your time. close

Support

Support Options

Submit a Support Ticket

 

Computational Optoelectronics Course

by Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

Version 7
by Dragica Vasileska
Version 42
by Lynn Zentner

Deletions or items before changed

Additions or items after changed

1 -
= Computational Optoelectronics Course =
2
3
4 -
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:
+
[[Image(solar_panel.jpg)]] [[Image(photodetector.bmp)]] [[Image(lasers.bmp)]]
5 -
+
6 -
== Quantum Mechanics Review ==
+
7
8 -
- [[Resource(9101)]]
9
10 -
- [[Resource(9103)]]
+
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:
11
12 -
- Tsu-Esaki Formula Derivation
+
----
13
14 -
- Quantum Wells and Heterostructures
+
== 1. Quantum Mechanics Review ==
15 +
[[Image(pe.png)]]
16
17 -
- [[Resource(9206)]]
+
* [[Resource(9101)]]
18 +
19 +
* [[Resource(9103)]]
20 +
21 +
* Tsu-Esaki Formula Derivation
22 +
23 +
* [[Resource(9410)]]
24 +
25 +
* [[Resource(9206)]]
26
27 -
- [[Resource(9203)]]
+
* [[Resource(9203)]]
28
29
30 -
== Bandstructure Calculation ==
+
31 +
----
32 +
33 +
== 2. Band Structure Calculation ==
34 +
[[Image(bandstructure.jpg, 400px)]]
35
36 -
- [[Resource(9003)]]
+
* [[Resource(9003)]]
37
38 -
- [[Resource(1506)]]
+
* [[Resource(1506)]]
39
40 -
- [[Resource(4882)]]
+
* [[Resource(4882)]]
41
42 -
- [[Resource(8999)]]
+
* [[Resource(8999)]]
43
44 -
- Description of the k.p Method
+
* [[Resource(9454)]]
45
46 -
- [[Resource(9122)]]
+
* [[Resource(9122)]]
47
48
49
50 -
== Solar Cells ==
+
----
51 +
52 +
== 3. Solar Cells ==
53 +
[[Image(solarcells.jpg, 400px)]]
54
55 +
* [[Resource(9001)]]
56
57 -
- [[Resource(9001)]]
+
* [[Resource(9328)]]
58
59 -
- Solar Cells Described
+
* [[Resource(9219)]]
60
61 -
- [[Resource(9219)]]
+
* [[Resource(10791)]]
62 +
63 +
* [[Resource(9119)]]
64 +
65 +
* [[Resource(10770)]]
66
67
68
69 -
== Photodetectors ==
+
----
70 +
71 +
== 4. Photodetectors ==
72 +
[[Image(photodetectors.jpg, 400px)]]
73 +
74 +
* [[Resource(9142)]]
75 +
76 +
77 +
78 +
----
79 +
80 +
== 5. Light Emitting Diodes ==
81 +
[[Image(led1.bmp)]] [[Image(led2.bmp)]]
82 +
83 +
84 +
85 +
86 +
----
87 +
88 +
== 6. Lasers ==
89 +
[[Image(lasers.bmp)]] [[Image(lasdiode.gif, 200px)]]
90 +
91 +
92 +
93 +
94 +
----
95 +
96 +
== Suggested Reading: ==
97
98 -
- [[Resource(9142)]]
+
* D. K. Ferry. (2001). ''Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction for Device Physicists and Electrical Engineers''. 2nd ed. Bristol (UK): Institute of Physics Publishing.
99
100 +
* [[Resource(4911)]]
101
102 +
* [[Resource(4923)]]
103
104 -
== Light Emitting Diodes ==
+
* [[Resource(4934)]]
105
106 +
* [[Resource(4829)]]
107
108 +
* [[Resource(4982)]]
109
110 -
== Lasers ==
+
* [[Resource(4882)]]

nanoHUB.org, a resource for nanoscience and nanotechnology, is supported by the National Science Foundation and other funding agencies. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.