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VE520 – Electronic and Optical Properties of Semiconductors
Credits: 3 credits
Pre-requisites: Ve 420
Treatment of open quantum systems, numerical solutions to the Schrodinger equation, quantum transmitting boundary method, band structures and their modifications, tight binding and k•p approaches for band calculations, hierarchical charge transport theories, mesoscopic transport: the Landauer-Büttiker model, Fermi’s Golden Rule and applications to transition calculations, calculations of scattering rates in bulk and low-dimensional systems, electronic properties of nanostructures and their device applications, optoelectronic properties of nanostructures and their device applications, plasmonics.