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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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ECE 659 Lecture 8: Scattering Theory of Transport
03 Feb 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
Lecture 4: Scattering in Nanoscale MOSFETs
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08 Sep 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
No MOSFET is ever fully ballistic - there is always some carrier scattering. Scattering makes the problem complicated and requires detailed numerical simulations to treat properly. My objective...
Illinois ECE 460 Optical Imaging, Chapter 5: Light Scattering
29 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu, Andre da Costa, Christopher Nixon, Glen Svenningsen
This chapter covers important topics related to Light Scattering: Simple particles, Rayleigh Scattering, The Born Approximation, Spatial Correlation, Ensemble of Particles, The Transport Equation,...
Computational Electronics HW - Scattering Mechanisms
11 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
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10 Jul 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Feifei Lian, Feifei Lian, Feifei Lian
This tool performs a self-consistent simulation of the current-voltage curve of a metallic single-wall carbon nanotube with Joule heating.
05 May 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Kirk H. Bevan
Non-equilibrium Green's Function Density Functional Theory Simulator
Application of the Keldysh Formalism to Quantum Device Modeling and Analysis
14 Jan 2008 | Papers | Contributor(s): Roger Lake
The effect of inelastic scattering on quantum electron transport through layered semi-conductor structures is studied numerically using the approach based on the non-equilibrium Green's function...
Electron-Phonon and Electron-Electron Interactions in Quantum Transport
14 Jan 2008 | Papers | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of this work is to shed light on electron transport through sub-micron semi-conductor structures, where electronic state quantization, electron-electron interactions and...