Bulk Monte Carlo Learning Materials

by Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

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By completing the [[Resource(bulkmc)]] tool exercises and tests, users will be able to: a) understand the way the Boltzmann Transport Equation (BTE) is solved using the Monte Carlo method, b) the concept of drift velocity and average carrier energy, c) the reason why drift velocity saturates in, for example Si, and d) why do we observe the Gunn effect in GaAs devices.
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The specific objectives of the [[Resource(bulkmc)]] are:
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== Recommended Reading ==
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Users who are new to the concept of solution of the BTE with the Monte Carlo Method should consult the following resources:
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1. Mark Lundstrom,
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2. David K. Ferry,
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3. D. Vasileska, S. M. Goodnick and G. Klimeck, Computational Electronics: Semiclassical and Quantum Transport Modeling, Morgan & Claypool, June 2010.
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== Theoretical descriptions ==
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* [[Resource()]]
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== Exercises and Homework Assignments ==
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1. [[Resource()]]
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== Solutions to Exercises ==
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Solutions are provided only to instructors!
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== Evaluation ==
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This test will assess the users conceptual understanding of the physical, mathematical and computational knowledge related to understanding the solution of the BTE using the Monte Carlo method.
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== Challenge ==
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Users are challenged to integrate what they have learned about Schred and semi-classical and quantum-mechanical charge model.
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