Lecture 2: General Model for Transport

By Mark Lundstrom

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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Abstract

Datta's model of a nanodevice (a version of the Landauer approach) is introduced as a general way of describing nanodevices as well as bulk metals and semiconductors.

Outline:

  1. The model device
  2. The mathematical model
  3. Modes
  4. Transmission
  5. Near-equilibrium (linear) transport
  6. Transport in the bulk
  7. Summary
  8. References

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Electronics from the Bottom Up” is an educational initiative designed to bring a new perspective to the field of nano device engineering. It is co-sponsored by the Intel Foundation and the Network for Computational Nanotechnology.

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  • Mark Lundstrom (2011), "Lecture 2: General Model for Transport," https://nanohub.org/resources/11745.

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Burton Morgan 121, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Tags

  1. bulk materials
  2. bulk semiconductors
  3. Landauer's formula
  4. near equilibrium transport
  5. Summer School
  6. bottom up approach
  7. nanoelectronics