Crystal Viewer Tool Learning Materials

by Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck, Alejandra J. Magana

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by Saumitra Raj Mehrotra
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By completing the Crystal Viewer Lab in [[Resource(5065)]], you will be able to:
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By completing the Crystal Viewer Lab in [[Resource(5065)]], users will be able to understand: a) crystals,b) crystal directions, and c) Miller indices.
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a) understand crystals,
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b) understand crystal directions, and
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c) Miller indices.
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12 The specific objectives of the Crystal Viewer Lab are:
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18 == Recommended Reading ==
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If you have not had experience with crystal structures and Miller indices, here is a list of resources that will help you have the required knowledge to get the most of these materials:
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Users who are new to crystal structures and Miller indices should consult the following materials:
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1. Rober F. Pierret, Semiconductor Device Fundamentals (Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 2000).
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1. Rober F. Pierret. (1996). ''Semiconductor Device Fundamentals''. 2nd ed. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley.
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2. Michael Shur, Physics of Semiconductor Devices (Prentice Hall, 1990).
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2. Michael Shur. (1990). ''Physics of Semiconductor Devices''. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.
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3. Dragica Vasileska, Stephen M. Goodnick and G. Klimeck: Computational Electronics: Semiclassical and Quantum Device Modeling and Simulation, Chapter 2 (CRC Press, 2010).
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3. Dragica Vasileska, Stephen M. Goodnick and G. Klimeck. (2010). ''Computational Electronics: Semiclassical and Quantum Device Modeling and Simulation''. Boca Raton, LA: CRC Press.
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30 == Demo ==
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37 == Theoretical descriptions ==
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48 == Tool Verification ==
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== Worked Examples ==
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== Examples ==
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64 == Exercises and Homework Assignments ==
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Solutions will be provided to instructors ONLY.
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Solutions are provided only to instructors!
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== Take a Test ==
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== Evaluation ==
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This test will assess your conceptual understanding of the physical, mathematical and computational knowledge related to crystal structures identification and Miller indices calculation.
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This test will assess the users conceptual understanding of the physical, mathematical and computational knowledge related to the identification of crystal structures and the calculation of Miller indices.
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== Solve the Challenge ==
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== Challenge ==
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In this final challenge you will integrate all what you have learned about crystal lattices.
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Users are challenged to integrate what they have learned about crystal lattices.
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