Transport Equations for Semiconductors [electronic resource] / by Ansgar Jüngel.
- 1st ed. 2009.
- Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2009.
- Lecture Notes in Physics, 0075-8450 ; 773
Lecture Notes in Physics, 0075-8450 ; 773
1 online resource (XVII, 315 p. 27 illus.)
- Optical materials.
- Local subjects:
- Solid State Physics.
Spectroscopy and Microscopy.
Optical and Electronic Materials.
Mathematical Methods in Physics.
- Semiconductor devices are ubiquitous in the modern computer and telecommunications industry. A precise knowledge of the transport equations for electron flow in semiconductors when a voltage is applied is therefore of paramount importance for further technological breakthroughs. In the present work, the author tackles their derivation in a systematic and rigorous way, depending on certain key parameters such as the number of free electrons in the device, the mean free path of the carriers, the device dimensions and the ambient temperature. Accordingly a hierarchy of models is examined which is reflected in the structure of the book: first the microscopic and macroscopic semi-classical approaches followed by their quantum-mechanical counterparts.
- Basic Semiconductor Physics
Microscopic Semi-Classical Models
Derivation of Macroscopic Equations
Macroscopic Semi-Classical Models
Spherical Harmonics Expansion Equations
Diffusive Higher-Order Moment Equations
Microscopic Quantum Models
The Schr#x00F6;dinger Equation
The Wigner Equation
Macroscopic Quantum Models
Quantum Drift-Diffusion Equations
Quantum Diffusive Higher-Order Moment Equations
Quantum Hydrodynamic Equations.
- Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Publisher Number:
- 10.1007/978-3-540-89526-8 doi
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