Lecture Notes - Summer Term 2013

"HETEROSTRUCTURES I"

SYLLABUS

1. Introduction
2. Semiconductors
    a) introduction
        i)  general properties
        ii) band bending
    b) epitaxial growth of heterostructures, MBE, PLD                   
    c) electrons in quantum structures, introduction
        i) 0D, 1D, 2D, 3D
        ii) Landau-levels
        iii) Shubnikov-de Haas et al.
    d) Quantum Hall Effects
    e) localization
    f) quantum dots
    g) lasers
    h) mesoscopic devices (e.g., SETs)
    i) high speed heterostructure devices

 

 

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