Quantum Dot Lab Learning Materials

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By completing the Quantum Dot Lab, you will be able to:
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By completing the [/resources/qdot 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.
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a) understand the 3D confinement of carriers in a quantum dot,
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b) describe effects of geometry of a quantum dot on the energy states of carriers,
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c) study light absorption of a quantum dot
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12 The specific objectives of the Quantum Dot Lab are:
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16 == Recommended Reading ==
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If you have not had experience with quantum mechanics, listed below are the suggested reading materials:
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Users who are new to quantum mechanics should consult the following materials:
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1. D. K. Ferry, Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction for Device Physicists and Electrical Engineers, Second Edition (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2001).
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1. David K. Ferry. (2001). ''Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction for Device Physicists and Electrical Engineers''. 2nd ed. New York: Taylor & Francis.
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2. P. Harrison, Quantum Wells, Wires and Dots: Theoretical and Computational Physics of Semiconductor Nanostructures (John Wiley & Sons, 2010).
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2. P. Harrison. (2010). ''Quantum Wells, Wires and Dots: Theoretical and Computational Physics of Semiconductor Nanostructures''. New York: Wiley.
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3. Quantum dot, wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_dot.
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3. Anon. "Quantum Dot". ''Wikipedia'' - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_dot.
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25 == Demo ==
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* [https://nanohub.org/resources/4194 Introduction to quantum dot lab]
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* [/resources/10779 First time user guide for quantum dot lab]
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* [https://nanohub.org/resources/6845 Quantum dot lab tool demonstration]
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* [/resources/4194 Introduction to quantum dot lab]
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* [/resources/6845 Quantum dot lab tool demonstration]
29 == Theoretical Description ==
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* [https://nanohub.org/resources/189 Quantum dots]
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* [/resources/189 Quantum dots]
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* [https://nanohub.org/resources/8598 Introduction to Quantum Dots and Modeling Needs/Requirements]
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* [/resources/8598 Introduction to Quantum Dots and Modeling Needs/Requirements]
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* [https://nanohub.org/resources/8599 Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 29: Introduction to the NEMO3D Tool]
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* [/resources/8599 Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 29: Introduction to the NEMO3D Tool]
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== Worked Examples ==
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== Examples ==
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* [https://nanohub.org/resources/4196/download/2008.03.06-klimeck.pdf Introduction to quantum dot lab slide 19-30]
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* [/resources/4196/download/2008.03.06-klimeck.pdf Introduction to quantum dot lab slide 19-30]
36 == Exercises and Homework Assignments ==
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* [https://nanohub.org/resources/4203 Exercise]
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* [/resources/4203 Exercise]
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* Solutions to exercises are provided to Instructors ONLY!
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* Solutions are provided only to Instructors!
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== Take a Test ==
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== Evaluation ==
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* [https://nanohub.org/resources/9968 Test for Quantum Dot Lab tool]
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* [/resources/9968 Test for Quantum Dot Lab tool]
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== Solve the Challenge ==
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== Challenge ==
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* [https://nanohub.org/resources/9970 Quantum dot - Design a laser]
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* [/resources/9970 Quantum dot - Design a laser]