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Wish List - Tool "qdot": Wish #122

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Celso de A. Duarte

Barrier constitution in QDLab

Dear Sirs, First of all, I manifest my satisfaction with respect to the free access to nanoHUB and the Quahtum Dot Lab, which undoubtedly represent important computational resources for researchers and students over the world. I come to suggest an implementation on QDLab. This refers to the specification of a host material for the quantum dot. For example, QDLab can deals with InAs quantum dots, but it could consider that they are imersed on GaAs. Thank you very much

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  1. Gerhard Klimeck

    Thank you very much for your note. NEMO3D which powers quantum dot lab certainly can handle the suggested material system. The computational requirements are much more intense for a full band calculation that includes strain. NEMO3D can be downloaded at: http://nanohub.org/resources/6129

    Nevertheless we are indeed working on having this capability inside quantum dot lab. It will still take some time to make the tool very user friendly.

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  2. Gerhard Klimeck

    NEMO3D the code that powers qdot was always geared towards atomistic tight binding and the effective mass model in NEMO3D was always just a prototype. We are about to release a new version that uses our new NEMO5 code. Now in the more general NEMO5 code this should be much more easily possible.

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