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2019/2020

Electrical Transport in Semiconductors

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XP34ETS ZK 4 2P+2C Czech
Lecturer:
Jan Voves (guarantor)
Tutor:
Jan Voves (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Microelectronics
Synopsis:

Electron and hole transport in semiconductor crystals. Effective mass, mobility Boltzmann's transport equation. Scatter mechanisms, frequency. Scattering on phonons, ionised impurities, velocity saturation. Relaxation time approximation Carrier transport in a strong electric field, velocity saturation. Carrier transport in magnetic field. Carrier transport in nanometre structures. Quantum transport, density matrix, Green's and Wigner's functions. Resonance tunnelling, transport of electrons in superlattices. Single electron transport, Coulomb's blockade. Ballistic transport. Quantum Hall's effect. Simulation of transport effects.

Requirements:

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Syllabus of lectures:

1. Electron and hole transport in semiconductor crystals

2. Effective mass, mobility

3. Boltzmann's transport equation. Scatter mechanisms, frequency

4. Scattering on phonons, ionised impurities, velocity saturation

5. Relaxation time approximation

6. Carrier transport in a strong electric field, velocity saturation

7. Carrier transport in magnetic field

8. Carrier transport in nanometre structures

9. Quantum transport, density matrix, Green's and Wigner's functions

10. Resonance tunnelling, transport of electrons in superlattices

11. Single electron transport, Coulomb's blockade

12. Ballistic transport

13. Quantum Hall's effect

14. Simulation of transport effects

Syllabus of tutorials:

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Study Objective:
Study materials:

On the recommendation of the lecturer

Note:
Further information:
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