By completing the Quantum Dot Lab, users will be able to a) understand the 3D confinement of carriers in a quantum dot, b) describe effects of geometry of a quantum dot on the energy states of carriers, and c) study light absorption of a quantum dot.
The specific objectives of the Quantum Dot Lab are:
Users who are new to quantum mechanics should consult the following materials:
1. David K. Ferry. (2001). Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction for Device Physicists and Electrical Engineers. 2nd ed. New York: Taylor & Francis.
2. P. Harrison. (2010). Quantum Wells, Wires and Dots: Theoretical and Computational Physics of Semiconductor Nanostructures. New York: Wiley.
3. Anon. “Quantum Dot”. Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_dot.
- First time user guide for quantum dot lab
- Introduction to quantum dot lab
- Quantum dot lab tool demonstration
- Quantum dots
- Introduction to Quantum Dots and Modeling Needs/Requirements
- Introduction to the NEMO3D Tool
Exercises and Homework Assignments
Solutions to Exercises
- Solutions are provided only to Instructors!