Electrons and phonons in low-dimensional semiconductor structures

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Review from the first edition: 'Electrons and Phonons in Semiconductor Multilayers achieves its purpose commendably and fills a gap in the market. The book is well-produced, with a good index, and is reasonably priced.' A. Fox, Optics and Photonics NewsCited by:   This book provides a detailed description of the quantum confinement of electrons and phonons in semiconductor wells, superlattices and quantum wires, and shows how this affects their mutual interactions.

It will be of great use to those investigating low-dimensional semiconductor structures, or developing new devices based on such systems. Book description Advances in nanotechnology have generated semiconductor structures that are only a few molecular layers thick, and this has important consequences for the physics of electrons and phonons in such by: The book will be of great use to graduate students and researchers investigating low-dimensional semiconductor structures, as well as to those developing new devices based on such systems.

Reviews ‘Electrons and Phonons in Semiconductor Multilayers achieves its purpose commendably and fills a gap in the by:   The authors describe the epitaxial growth of semiconductors and the physical behavior of electrons and phonons in low-dimensional structures.

They then go on to discuss nonlinear optics in quantum heterostructures. The final chapters deal with semiconductor lasers, mesoscopic devices, and high-speed heterostructure by: The authors begin with a detailed description of the epitaxial growth of semiconductors.

They then deal with the physical behaviour of electrons and phonons in low-dimensional structures. A discussion of localization effects and quantum transport phenomena is followed by coverage of the optical properties of quantum wells.

The authors describe the epitaxial growth of semiconductors and the physical behavior of electrons and phonons in low-dimensional structures. They then go on to discuss nonlinear optics. Electron-phonon and phonon-phonon interaction mechanisms are discussed for bulk semiconductors as well as low-dimensional structures.

Get this from a library. Electrons and phonons in semiconductor multilayers. [B K Ridley] -- The ability to fabricate precisely characterized semiconductor structures of just a few molecules' thickness has catalyzed corresponding advances in our theoretical understanding of the physics of.

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Related content On the scattering of electrons by polar optical phonons in quasi-2D quantum wells F A Riddoch and B K Ridley-Hot electrons in low-dimensional structures.

The interface optical phonons arise near the hetero-interface of a quantum nanostructure. Moreover, its spectrum and dispersion laws may differ from ones for excitations arising in the bulk materials. The study of such excitations can give fundamentally new information about the optical and transport properties of nanostructures.

The interaction of charged particles with polar optical phonons. This volume is devoted to the electron and phonon energy states of inorganic layered crystals. The distinctive feature of these low-dimensional materials is their easy mechanical cleavage along planes parallel to the layers.

Low-dimensional systems have revolutionized semiconductor physics and had a tremendous impact on technology.

Using simple physical explanations, with reference to examples from actual devices, this book introduces the general principles essential to low-dimensional semiconductors. The author presents a formalism that describes low-dimensional semiconductor systems, studying two key 4/5(1).

1 Magnetically doped low dimensional semiconductor structures We start from a short preview of available low dimensional devices for trans- the other hand, collisions with other electrons, phonons, and magnetic impu-rities are nonelastic and destroy the electronic phase.

At low temperatures. Electrons and phonons in semiconductor multilayers. modes in an isotropic continuum --Optical modes in a quantum well --Superlattice modes --Optical modes in various structures --Electron-optical phonon interaction in a quantum well --Other scattering mechanisms --Quantum screening --The electron distribution function The book is well.

books are provided when possible. INTRODUCTION A low-dimensional system is one where the motion of microscopic degrees-of-freedom, such as electrons, phonons, or photons, is restricted from exploring the full three dimensions of our world. There has been tremen-dous interest in low-dimensional quantum systems dur.

Modulating electrons and phonons in two-dimensional silicon nanostructures R.Q. Zhang 2 1. Introduction Silicon is the corner stone of the semiconductor industry. Silicon-based semiconducting materials have been exploited in numerous applications for its significant physical properties.

The physics of nonequilibrium electrons and phonons in semiconductors is an important branch of fundamental physics that has many practical applications, especially in the development of ultrafast and ultrasmall semiconductor devices.

This volume is devoted to different trends in the field which are presently at the forefront of research. This book provides a detailed description of the quantum confinement of electrons and phonons in semiconductor wells, superlattices and quantum wires, and shows how this affects their mutual interactions.

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It discusses the transition from microscopic to continuum models, emphasizing the use of quasi-continuum theory to describe the confinement of optical phonons and electrons. The study of electrons and holes confined to two, one and even zero dimensions has uncovered a rich variety of new physics and applications.

This book describes the interaction between these confined carriers and the optic and acoustic phonons within and around the confined regions. Phonons provide the principal channel of energy transfer between the carriers and their surroundings and also.

The purpose of this course was to give an overview of the physics of artificial semiconductor structures confining electrons and photons. It furnishes the background for several applications in particular in the domain of optical devices, lasers, light emitting diodes or photonic crystals.

Volume OPTICAL SWITCHING IN LOW-DIMENSIONAL SYSTEMS. Nonequilibrium Electrons and Phonons in GaAs. and. Related. Elementary Excitations in Low-Dimensional Semiconductor Structures. Dependence of MOAP on the photon energy due to electrons-acoustic phonons scattering in the GaAs well structure at T = K, L z = 11 nm, and B = 12 T.

Fig. 2 shows the temperature increases while the CR-peaks position are constant for both the case without intersubband transitions and the case having intersubband transitions. Editorial Reviews. Based on a College organized at the International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, in Papers discuss electronic properties in semiconductor heterostructures, phonons in low- dimensional systems, theory of electron transport in low- dimensional semiconductor structures, quantum wires and quantum dots, quantum interference in disordered electron systems, Price: $ Electrons and phonons in low-dimensional semiconductor structures Tools Ideate RDF+XML BibTeX RIOXX2 XML RDF+N-Triples JSON Dublin Core Atom Simple Metadata Refer METS HTML Citation ASCII Citation OpenURL ContextObject EndNote MODS OpenURL ContextObject in Span MPEG DIDL EP3 XML Reference Manager NEEO RDF+N3 Eprints Application Profile OAI.

The book covers important details of structural properties, bandstructure, transport, optical and magnetic properties of semiconductor structures.

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Effects of low-dimensional physics and strain – two important driving forces in modern device technology – are also discussed. In addition to conventional semiconductor physics the book.

to recent review articles and books are provided when possible. Introduction A low-dimensional system is one where the motion of microscopic degrees-of-freedom, such as electrons, phonons, or photons, is restricted from exploring the full three dimensions of our world.

There has been tremendous interest in low-dimensional. The study of electrons and holes confined to two, one, and even zero dimensions has uncovered a rich variety of new physics and applications.

This book describes the interaction between these confined carriers and the optic and acoustic phonons within and around the confined regions. Phonons provide the principal channel of energy transfer between the carriers and their surroundings and also.

Two-dimensional (2D) hybrid perovskites are stoichiometric compounds consisting of alternating inorganic metal-halide sheets and organoammonium cationic layers.

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This materials class is widely tailorable in composition, structure, and dimensionality and is providing an intriguing playground for the solid-state chemistry and physics communities to uncover structure–property relationships. crystalline materials. Acoustic phonons are the main heat carriers in insulators and semiconductors.

The long-wavelength phonons give rise to sound waves, which explains the name phonon. Similar to electrons, phonons are characterized by their dispersion w(q), where w is an angular frequency and q is a wave vector of a phonon.[Kelly] Low-Dimensional Semiconductors: Materials, Physics, Technology, Devices, M.

J. Kelly. [Eisenstein] \Probing a 2D Fermi Surface by tunneling" J. P. Eisentein et al Phys. Rev. B 44 () Introduction It is a remarkable fact that a free-electron gas can be made to form in a semiconductor .This book focuses on phonons and electrons, which the student needs to learn first in solid state physics.

The required quantum theory and statistical physics are derived from scratch. Systematic in structure and tutorial in style, the treatment is filled with detailed mathematical steps .