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## Resonant Tunneling Diode Learning Materials

by Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

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1 2 3 4 - By completing the [[Resource(bsclab)]], users will be able to: a) understand the concept of bound states, b) the meaning of the eigenvalues and the eigenvectors, and c) the form of the eigenvalues and eigenvectors for rectangular, parabolic and triangular confinement. + [[Image(RTD.jpg, 300px)]] + By completing the [[Resource(rtdnegf)]], users will be able to: a) understand the principle of operation of resonant tunneling diode, b) the meaning of the quasibound states, resonant and non-resonant tunneling and c) the concept of quantum interference which is the basis for the formation of quasi-bound states and the operation of a Resonant Tunneling Diode. - The specific objectives of the Bound States Calculation Lab are: - [[Image(models.jpg, 400px)]] + The specific objectives of the Resonant Tunneling Diode Module are: + + [[Image(module.jpg, 500px)]] == Recommended Reading == - Users who are new to the concept of bound states and solution of the Schrodinger equation for bound states should consult the following resource: + Users who are new to the principles of operation of a resonant tunneling diode should consult the following resource: - + - 1. D. K. Ferry, Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction for Device Physicists and Electrical Engineers, Taylor & Francis. + - + + Hiroshi Mizuta and Tomonori Tanoue,The Physics and Applications of Resonant Tunnelling Diodes (Cambridge Studies in Semiconductor Physics and Microelectronic Engineering). == Theoretical descriptions == - * [[Resource(4876)]] (tutorial) + * [[Resource(8799)]] - + - * [[Resource(9206)]] (source code + * [[Resource(6812)]] - dissemination) + + * [[Resource(178)]] + * [[Resource(3833)]] == Exercises and Homework Assignments == - 1. [[Resource(4884)]] + 1. [[Resource(11654)]] - + - 2. [[Resource(9191)]] + - + - 3. [[Resource(9364)]] + == Solutions to Exercises == Solutions are provided only to instructors! - == Evaluation == This test will assess the users conceptual understanding of the physical, - mathematical and computational knowledge related to quantum bound states in different confining potentials that occur in real device structures. + mathematical and computational knowledge related to operation of Resonant Tunneling Diodes. - + - [[Resource(11615)]] + + [[Resource(11656)]] == Challenge == - Users are challenged to integrate what they have learned about Quantum Bound States. + Users are challenged to integrate what they have learned about operation of Resonant Tunneling Diodes. - [[Resource(11617)]] + [[Resource(891)]]

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