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Scattering is a general physical process where some forms of radiation, such as light, sound, or moving particles, are forced to deviate from a straight trajectory by one or more localized non-uniformities in the medium through which they pass. In conventional use, this also includes deviation of reflected radiation from the angle predicted by the law of reflection. Reflections that undergo scattering are often called diffuse reflections and unscattered reflections are called specular(mirror-like) reflections.
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Tutorial 4a: High Bias Quantum Transport in Resonant Tunneling Diodes
29 Mar 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck
Outline:Resonant Tunneling Diodes - NEMO1D: Motivation / History / Key InsightsOpen 1D Systems: Transmission through Double Barrier Structures - Resonant TunnelingIntroduction to RTDs: Linear Potential DropIntroduction to RTDs: Realistic Doping ProfilesIntroduction to RTDs: Relaxation Scattering...
Tutorial 2: A Bottom-Up View of Heat Transfer in Nanomaterials
23 Mar 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Timothy S Fisher
This lecture provides a theoretical development of the transport of thermal energy by conduction in nanomaterials. The physical nature of energy transport by two carriers—electrons and phonons--will be explored from basic principles using a common Landauer framework. Issues including the quantum...
2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 18 - Propagation, scattering and inverse scattering of evanescent fields
13 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Paul Scott Carney
2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 23 - Scattering, Absorbing, and Modulating Nanoprobes for Targeted Imaging and Therapy
13 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Stephen Boppart
Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 25a: NEMO1D - Full Bandstructure Effects
07 Jul 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck
(quantitative RTD modeling at room temperature)
Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 23: NEMO1D - Importance of New Boundary Conditions
09 Mar 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck
One of the key insights gained during the NEMO1D project was the development of new boundary conditions that enabled the modeling of realistically extended Resonant Tunneling Diodes (RTDs). The new boundary conditions are based on the partitioning of the device into emitter and collector...
Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 24: NEMO1D - Incoherent Scattering
Incoherent processes due to phonons, interface roughness and disorder had been suspected to be the primary source of the valley current of resonant tunneling diodes (RTDs) at the beginning of the NEMO1D project in 1994. The modeling tool NEMO was created at Texas Instruments to fundamentally...
Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 26: NEMO1D -
NEMO1D demonstrated the first industrial strength implementation of NEGF into a simulator that quantitatively simulated resonant tunneling diodes. The development of efficient algorithms that simulate scattering from polar optical phonons, acoustic phonons, alloy disorder, and interface...
Illinois Phys550 Molecular Biophysics Lecture 12: Radiation Processes Light Scattering
08 Mar 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Klaus Schulten
ECET 499N Lecture 8: Electron Microscopy
02 Mar 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Eric Stach
Guest lecture: Eric A. Stach
Illinois Phys550 Molecular Biophysics Lecture 7: Structure Analysis by X-ray and Electron Scattering II
16 Feb 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Klaus Schulten
Illinois Phys550 Molecular Biophysics Lecture 6: Structure Analysis by X-ray and Electron Scattering I
12 Feb 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Klaus Schulten
Crystal Lattice Scattering of Individual Atoms
ECE 656 Lecture 27: Scattering of Bloch Electrons
13 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom
Outline:Umklapp processesOverlap integralsADP Scattering in graphene
ECE 656 Lecture 26: Mobility in 3D, 2D, and 1D
The goal in this lecture is to examine one scattering mechanism (ADP scattering) in 3D, 2D, and 1D to see how the scattering rate changes with dimensionality. Then we’ll compare mobilities in 3D, 2D, and 1D.Outline:Review of ADP Scattering in 3DADP Scattering in 2D: MCAADP Scattering in 2D:...
ECE 656 Lecture 25: Phonon Scattering III
Outline:ReviewPOP and IV scatteringScattering in common semiconductorsElectron-electron scatteringSummary
ECE 656 Lecture 24: Phonon Scattering II
Outline:Review Energy-momentum conservationMathematical formulationExampleSummary
ECE 656 Lecture 23: Phonon Scattering I
10 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom
Outline:About phononsElectron-phonon couplingEnergy-momentum conservationSummary
ECE 656 Lecture 22: Charged Impurity Scattering
06 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom
Online:ReviewScreeningBrooks-Herring approachConwell-Weisskopf approachDiscussionSummary / Questions
ECE 656 Lecture 21: Scattering and Fermi's Golden Rule
05 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom
Outline:Fermi’s Golden RuleExample: static potentialExample: oscillating potentialDiscussionSummary
Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 3: Elastic Light Scattering
20 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Popescu
Elastic Light ScatteringTopics: Light Scattering by Inhomogeneous Media Scattering on Single Particles Scattering on Simple Particles Rayleigh Scattering The Born Approximation The Spatial Correlation Function Single Particle Under Born approximation Ensemble of Particles Mie Scattering Multiple...