Tags: phonons

Description

In physics, a phonon is a quasiparticle characterized by the quantization of the modes of lattice vibrations of periodic, elastic crystal structures of solids. The study of phonons is an important part of solid state physics because phonons play a major role in many of the physical properties of solids, including a material's thermal and electrical conductivities.

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Papers (1-2 of 2)

  1. Modeling of Nanoscale Devices

    19 Oct 2006 | Papers | Contributor(s): M. P. Anantram, Mark Lundstrom, Dmitri Nikonov

    We aim to provide engineers with an introduction to the nonequilibriumGreen’s function (NEGF) approach, which is a powerful conceptual tool and a practical analysismethod to treat nanoscale...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/1902

  2. Scattering in NEGF: Made simple

    09 Nov 2009 | Papers | Contributor(s): Dmitri Nikonov, Himadri Pal, George Bourianoff

    Formalism for describing electron-phonon scattering, surface scattering, and spin relaxation is dervied for the Keldysh non-equilibrium Green's functions (NEGF) method. Approximation useful for...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/7772