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3  By completing the [/resources/qdot Quantum Dot Lab], you will be able to:  
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5  a) understand the 3D confinement of carriers in a quantum dot,  
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7  b) describe effects of geometry of a quantum dot on the energy states of carriers,  
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9  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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15  == Recommended Reading ==  
16  If you have not had experience with quantum mechanics, listed below are the suggested reading materials:  
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18  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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20  2. P. Harrison, Quantum Wells, Wires and Dots: Theoretical and Computational Physics of Semiconductor Nanostructures (John Wiley & Sons, 2010).  
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22  3. Quantum dot, wikipedia  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_dot.  
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24  == Demo ==  
25  * [/resources/4194 Introduction to quantum dot lab]  
26  * [/resources/6845 Quantum dot lab tool demonstration]  
27  == Theoretical Description ==  
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+  * [/resources/189 Quantum dots]

29    * [ 
+  * [/resources/8598 Introduction to Quantum Dots and Modeling Needs/Requirements]

30    * [ 
+  * [/resources/8599 Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 29: Introduction to the NEMO3D Tool]

31  == Tool Verification ==  
32  == Worked Examples ==  
33    * [ 
+  * [/resources/4196/download/2008.03.06klimeck.pdf Introduction to quantum dot lab slide 1930]

34  == Exercises and Homework Assignments ==  
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+  * [/resources/4203 Exercise]

36  == Solutions to Exercises ==  
37  * Solutions to exercises are provided to Instructors ONLY!  
38  == Take a Test ==  
39    * [ 
+  * [/resources/9968 Test for Quantum Dot Lab tool]

40  == Solve the Challenge ==  
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+  * [/resources/9970 Quantum dot  Design a laser] 