By completing the Resonant Tunneling Diode Simulation with NEGF, users will be able to: a) understand the principle of operation of resonant tunneling diode, b) the meaning of the quasibound states, resonant and non-resonant tunneling and c) the concept of quantum interference which is the basis for the formation of quasi-bound states and the operation of a Resonant Tunneling Diode.
The specific objectives of the Resonant Tunneling Diode Module are:
Users who are new to the principles of operation of a resonant tunneling diode should consult the following resource:
Hiroshi Mizuta and Tomonori Tanoue,The Physics and Applications of Resonant Tunnelling Diodes (Cambridge Studies in Semiconductor Physics and Microelectronic Engineering).
Exercises and Homework Assignments
Solutions to Exercises
Solutions are provided only to instructors!
This test will assess the users conceptual understanding of the physical, mathematical and computational knowledge related to operation of Resonant Tunneling Diodes.
Users are challenged to integrate what they have learned about operation of Resonant Tunneling Diodes.