Resonant Tunneling Diode Learning Materials

by Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

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by Dragica Vasileska
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4 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.
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7 The specific objectives of the Resonant Tunneling Diode Module are:
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14 == Recommended Reading ==
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16 Users who are new to the principles of operation of a resonant tunneling diode should consult the following resource:
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18 Hiroshi Mizuta and Tomonori Tanoue,The Physics and Applications of Resonant Tunnelling Diodes (Cambridge Studies in Semiconductor Physics and Microelectronic Engineering).
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21 == Theoretical descriptions ==
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32 == Exercises and Homework Assignments ==
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38 == Solutions to Exercises ==
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40 Solutions are provided only to instructors!
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43 == Evaluation ==
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45 This test will assess the users conceptual understanding of the physical,
46 mathematical and computational knowledge related to operation of Resonant Tunneling Diodes.
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51 == Challenge ==
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53 Users are challenged to integrate what they have learned about operation of Resonant Tunneling Diodes.
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