Quantum Dot Lab Learning Materials
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 by Lynn Zentner
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 by Michael Anderson
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3    By completing the [/resources/qdot Quantum Dot Lab], 
+  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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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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16  == Recommended Reading ==  
17    +  Users who are new to quantum mechanics should consult the following materials:


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19    1. 
+  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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21    2. P. Harrison 
+  2. P. Harrison. (2010). ''Quantum Wells, Wires and Dots: Theoretical and Computational Physics of Semiconductor Nanostructures''. New York: Wiley.

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23    3. Quantum 
+  3. Anon. "Quantum Dot". ''Wikipedia''  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_dot.

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25  == Demo ==  
26  +  * [/resources/10779 First time user guide for quantum dot lab]


27  * [/resources/4194 Introduction to quantum dot lab]  
28  * [/resources/6845 Quantum dot lab tool demonstration]  
29  == Theoretical Description ==  
30    * [ 
+  * [/resources/189 Quantum dots]

31    * [ 
+  * [/resources/8598 Introduction to Quantum Dots and Modeling Needs/Requirements]

32    * [ 
+  * [/resources/8599 Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 29: Introduction to the NEMO3D Tool]

33  == Tool Verification ==  
34    == 
+  == Examples ==

35    * [ 
+  * [/resources/4196/download/2008.03.06klimeck.pdf Introduction to quantum dot lab slide 1930]

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

38  == Solutions to Exercises ==  
39    * Solutions 
+  * Solutions are provided only to Instructors!

40    == 
+  == Evaluation ==

41    * [ 
+  * [/resources/9968 Test for Quantum Dot Lab tool]

42    == 
+  == Challenge ==

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+  * [/resources/9970 Quantum dot  Design a laser] 