Quantum States and Scattering in Semiconductor Nanostructures


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This book is an introduction to quantum states and of their scattering in semiconductor nanostructures. Written with exercises and detailed solutions, it is designed to enable readers to start modelling actual electron states and scattering in nanostructures. It first looks at practical aspects of quantum states and emphasises the variational and perturbation approaches. Following this there is analysis of quasi two-dimensional materials, including discussion of the eigenstates of nanostructures, scattering mechanisms and their numerical results.

Focussing on practical applications, this book moves away from standard discourse on theory and provides students of physics, nanotechnology and materials science with the opportunity to fully understand the electronic properties of nanostructures.

Headers: With more than 50 Exercises & Solutions (168 pages) 
Quantum States and Scattering in Semiconductor Nanostructures
Quantum States and Scattering in Semiconductor Nanostructures
Quantum States and Scattering in Semiconductor Nanostructures
Quantum States and Scattering in Semiconductor Nanostructures
Quantum States and Scattering in Semiconductor Nanostructures
Quantum States and Scattering in Semiconductor Nanostructures

Sample Chapter(s)
Foreword (55 KB)
Chapter I.1: Schrödinger Equation (214 KB)
Chapter II.1: Background on Heterostructures (214 KB)
Chapter II.4: Screening at the Semi-classical Approximation (214 KB)

Contents:
  • Practical Quantum Mechanics:
    • Schrödinger Equation
    • Bound and Extended States
    • Approximate Methods
    • Landau Quantisation of Electron Motion in Ideal Semiconductor Bulks and Heterostructures
  • The Physics of Heterostructures:
    • Background on Heterostructures
    • Electrons States in Nanostructures
    • Beyond the Ideal World
    • Screening at the Semi-Classical Approximation
    • Results for Static Scatterers
    • Results for Electron-Phonon Interaction
    • Beyond the Born Approximation
  • Exercises

Readership: Students of physics, nanoscience and materials science, professionals working with nanomaterials, and researchers.

ISBN: 9781786343017 (Hardcover), 9781786343024 (Softcover)
Cover Type: Hardcover, Softcover
Page Count: 448
Year Published: 2017
Language: English

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