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Quantum Heterostructures

Quantum Heterostructures
Microelectronics and Optoelectronics

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  • Date Published: July 1999
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521636353

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  • Quantum Heterostructures provides a detailed description of the key physical and engineering principles of quantum semiconductor heterostructures. Blending important concepts from physics, materials science, and electrical engineering, it also explains clearly the behavior and operating features of modern microelectronic and optoelectronic devices. The authors begin by outlining the trends that have driven development in this field, most importantly the need for high-performance devices in computer, information, and communications technologies. They then describe the basics of quantum nanoelectronics, including various transport mechanisms. In the latter part of the book, they cover novel microelectronic devices, and optical devices based on quantum heterostructures. The book contains many homework problems and is suitable as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate courses in electrical engineering, physics, or materials science. It will also be of great interest to those involved in research or development in microelectronic or optoelectronic devices.

    • Covers both electronic and optical properties, with reference to actual devices
    • Will appeal to electrical engineering, physics, and materials science audiences
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "[The authors] extensively describe the fundamental physical and engineering principles of semiconductor heterostructures. They combine concepts from physics, materials science, and device engineering in a unifying framework to establish an understanding of basic underlying concepts." Choice

    "The authors do a good job of explaining the various physical phenomena and in motivating their device applications...This book will be most useful to the physicist who has an interest in learning about nanoelectronics and quantum devices and who may contemplate joining the ranks of researchers in nanostructure physics and technology...a thorough introduction to the physical principles of nanostructures and their device applications. It should serve as a useful starting point for those individuals wanting to learn about the current thinking and the state of the art in nanoelectronics." Physics Today

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    Product details

    • Date Published: July 1999
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521636353
    • length: 664 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 178 x 34 mm
    • weight: 1.13kg
    • contains: 320 b/w illus. 20 tables 48 exercises
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Trends in microelectronics and optoelectronics
    2. Theoretical basis of nanoelectronics
    3. Electrons in quantum structures
    4. Properties of particular quantum structures
    5. Lattice vibrations in quantum structures
    6. Electron scattering in quantum structures
    7. Parallel transport in quantum structures
    8. Perpendicular transport in quantum structures
    9. Electronic devices based on quantum heterostructures
    10. Optics of quantum structures
    11. Electro-optics and nonlinear optics
    12. Optical devices based on quantum structures.

  • Authors

    Vladimir Mitin, Wayne State University, Detroit

    Viacheslav Kochelap, National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine

    Michael A. Stroscio, Duke University, North Carolina

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