Near-equilibrium Transport: Fundamentals and Applications

ISBN-10: 9814327786

ISBN-13: 9789814327787

Edition: 2011

Authors: Mark Lundstrom
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Description: These lectures are designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of carrier transport in nano-devices using a novel approach that agrees with traditional methods when devices are large, but which also works for nano-devices.

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List price: $95.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: World Scientific Pub Co Inc
Binding: Cloth Text 
Pages: 200
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
List of Figures
Overview
Introduction
Diffusive electron transport
Types of electron transport
Why study near-equilibrium transport?
About these lectures
Summary
References
General Model for Transport
Introduction
Mathematical model
Modes
Transmission
Near-equilibrium (linear) transport
Transport in the bulk
Summary
References
Resistance: Ballistic to Diffusive
Introduction
2D resistors: ballistic
2D resistors: diffusive to ballistic
Discussion
Summary
References
Thermoelectric Effects: Physical Approach
Introduction
Electric current flow: Seebeck effect
Heat current flow: Peltier effect
Coupled flows
Thermoelectric devices
Discussion
Summary
References
Thermoelectric Effects: Mathematics
Introduction
Driving forces for current flow
Charge current
Heat current
Discussion
Summary
References
An Introduction to Scattering
Introduction
Physics of carrier scattering
Transmission and mean-free-path
Mean-free-path and scattering
Discussion
Summary
References
Boltzmann Transport Equation
Introduction
The Boltzmann Transport Equation
Solving the steady-state BTE
Transport coefficients
Magnetic fields
Discussion
Summary
References
Near-equilibrium Transport: Measurements
Introduction
Resistivity/conductivity measurements
Hall effect measurements
The van der Pauw method
Temperature-dependent measurements
Discussion
Summary
References
Phonon Transport
Introduction
Electrons and phonons
General model for heat conduction
Thermal conductivity
Debye model for M<sub>ph</sub>(h�)
Phonon scattering
Discussion
Summary
References
Graphene: A Case Study
Introduction
Graphene
Density-of-states and carrier density
Number of modes and conductance
Scattering
Conductance vs. carrier density
Discussion
Summary
References
Summary of Key Results
Index
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