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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 Resonant Tunneling Diode Module are:

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== Recommended Reading ==

Users who are new to the principles of operation of a resonant tunneling diode should consult the following resource:

Hiroshi Mizuta and Tomonori Tanoue,The Physics and Applications of Resonant Tunnelling Diodes (Cambridge Studies in Semiconductor Physics and Microelectronic Engineering).

== Theoretical descriptions ==

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== Exercises and Homework Assignments ==

1. [[Resource(11654)]]

== 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 operation of Resonant Tunneling Diodes.


== Challenge ==

Users are challenged to integrate what they have learned about operation of Resonant Tunneling Diodes.