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.

The specific objectives of the Quantum Dot Lab are:

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== Recommended Reading ==

Users who are new to quantum mechanics should consult the following materials:

1. David K. Ferry. (2001). ''Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction for Device Physicists and Electrical Engineers''. 2nd ed. New York: Taylor & Francis.

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

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

== Demo ==

* [/resources/10779 First time user guide for quantum dot lab]

* [/resources/4194 Introduction to quantum dot lab]

* [/resources/6845 Quantum dot lab tool demonstration]

== Theoretical Description ==

* [/resources/189 Quantum dots]

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

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

== Tool Verification ==

== Examples ==

* [/resources/4196/download/2008.03.06-klimeck.pdf Introduction to quantum dot lab slide 19-30]

== Exercises and Homework Assignments ==

* [/resources/4203 Exercise]

== Solutions to Exercises ==

* Solutions are provided only to Instructors!

== Evaluation ==

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

== Challenge ==

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