Quantum Dot Lab Learning Materials

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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 ==
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* [/resources/10779 First time user guide for quantum dot lab]
26 * [/resources/4194 Introduction to quantum dot lab]
27 * [/resources/6845 Quantum dot lab tool demonstration]
28 == Theoretical Description ==
29 * [/resources/189 Quantum dots]
30 * [/resources/8598 Introduction to Quantum Dots and Modeling Needs/Requirements]
31 * [/resources/8599 Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 29: Introduction to the NEMO3D Tool]
32 == Tool Verification ==
33 == Worked Examples ==
34 * [/resources/4196/download/2008.03.06-klimeck.pdf Introduction to quantum dot lab slide 19-30]
35 == Exercises and Homework Assignments ==
36 * [/resources/4203 Exercise]
37 == Solutions to Exercises ==
38 * Solutions to exercises are provided to Instructors ONLY!
39 == Take a Test ==
40 * [/resources/9968 Test for Quantum Dot Lab tool]
41 == Solve the Challenge ==
42 * [/resources/9970 Quantum dot - Design a laser]