Zusatztext A good book on quantum transport in semiconductor nanostructures! which fills an existing niche in the market. Highly topical and very nicely illustrated. Informationen zum Autor Professor Thomas Ihn took his PhD in Physics in 1994 at TU Munich, Germany, then did post-doctoral work at the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nottingham. He began work as a Research Assistant at the Solid State Physics Laboratory, ETH Zurich, in 1998, and is now Professor of Physics there. Klappentext This textbook is a thorough introduction to the physics of semiconductor nanostructures and their transport properties. Graduate or PhD students who are interested in the field will be guided from their previous basic knowledge in solid state physics to state-of-the-art experiments. Lecturers and researchers will find it a useful reference. Zusammenfassung This textbook is a thorough introduction to the physics of semiconductor nanostructures and their transport properties. Graduate or PhD students who are interested in the field will be guided from their previous basic knowledge in solid state physics to state-of-the-art experiments. Lecturers and researchers will find it a useful reference. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1. Introduction ; 2. Semiconductor Crystals ; 3. Band Structure ; 4. Envelope function and effective mass approximation ; 5. Material aspects of heterostructures! doping! surfaces! and gating ; 6. Fabrication of semiconductor nanostructures ; 7. Electrostatics of Semiconductor nanostructures ; 8. Quantum mechanics of semiconductor nanostructures ; 9. Two-dimensional electron gases in heterostructures ; 10. Diffusive classical transport in two-dimensional electron gases ; 11. Ballistic electron transport in quantum point contacts ; 12. Tunneling transport through potential barriers ; 13. Multiterminal systems ; 14. Interference effects in nanostructures ; 15. Diffusive quantum transport ; 16. Magnetotransport in two-dimensional systems ; 17. Interaction effects in diffusive two-dimensional systems ; 18. Quantum dots ; 19. Coupled quantum dots ; 20. Electronic noise in semiconductor nanostructures ; 21. The Fano effect ; 22. Measurements of the transmission phase ; 23. Controlled dephasing experiments ; 24. Quantum information processing ...
A good book on quantum transport in semiconductor nanostructures, which fills an existing niche in the market. Highly topical and very nicely illustrated.
Autorentext
Professor Thomas Ihn took his PhD in Physics in 1994 at TU Munich, Germany, then did post-doctoral work at the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nottingham. He began work as a Research Assistant at the Solid State Physics Laboratory, ETH Zurich, in 1998, and is now Professor of Physics there.
Klappentext
This textbook is a thorough introduction to the physics of semiconductor nanostructures and their transport properties. Graduate or PhD students who are interested in the field will be guided from their previous basic knowledge in solid state physics to state-of-the-art experiments. Lecturers and researchers will find it a useful reference.
1. Introduction; 2. Semiconductor Crystals; 3. Band Structure; 4. Envelope function and effective mass approximation; 5. Material aspects of heterostructures, doping, surfaces, and gating; 6. Fabrication of semiconductor nanostructures; 7. Electrostatics of Semiconductor nanostructures; 8. Quantum mechanics of semiconductor nanostructures; 9. Two-dimensional electron gases in heterostructures; 10. Diffusive classical transport in two-dimensional electron gases; 11. Ballistic electron transport in quantum point contacts; 12. Tunneling transport through potential barriers; 13. Multiterminal systems; 14. Interference effects in nanostructures; 15. Diffusive quantum transport; 16. Magnetotransport in two-dimensional systems; 17. Interaction effects in diffusive two-dimensional systems; 18. Quantum dots; 19. Coupled quantum dots; 20. Electronic noise in semiconductor nanostructures; 21. The Fano effect; 22. Measurements of the transmission phase; 23. Controlled dephasing experiments; 24. Quantum information processing