Low Dimensional Semiconductor Structures

Keith Barnham, Dimitri Vvedensky

  • 出版商: Cambridge University Press
  • 出版日期: 2001-08-06
  • 定價: $1,200
  • 售價: $1,200
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,140
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 408
  • 裝訂: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 0521591031
  • ISBN-13: 9780521591034

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商品描述

Low-Dimensional Semiconductor Structures provides a seamless, atoms-to-devices introduction to the latest quantum heterostructures. It covers their fabrication, their electronic, optical, and transport properties, their role in exploring new physical phenomena, and their utilization in devices. 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. They then go on to discuss nonlinear optics in quantum heterostructures. The final chapters deal with semiconductor lasers, mesoscopic devices, and high-speed heterostructure devices. The book contains many exercises and comprehensive references. It is suitable as a textbook for graduate-level courses in electrical engineering and applied physics. It will also be of interest to engineers involved in the development of new semiconductor devices.

Contents

1. Epitaxial growth of semiconductors D. Vvedensky
2. Electrons in quantum semiconductor structures: an introduction E. Johnson
3. Electrons in quantum semiconductor structures: more advanced systems and methods E. Johnson
4. Phonons in low-dimensional semiconductor structures M. Blencowe
5. Localization and transport A. MacKinnon
6. Electronic states and optical properties of quantum wells J. Nelson
7. Nonlinear optics in low-dimensional semiconductors C. Phillips
8. Semiconductor lasers A. Khan, P. Stavridou, and G. Parry
9. Mesoscopic devices T. Thornton
10. High speed heterostructure devices J. Harris.