PHYS 573 Lecture Notes
Topics on Semiconductor Physics
Lecture-1 |
Introduction to Semiconductors | |
Lecture-2 |
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Electronic Bandstructure: General Info |
Lecture-3 |
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Time-independent Perturbation, Löwdin, Introduction to k.p |
Lecture-4 |
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Four-band Kane's Model with SO interaction, Eigenfunctions in Kane's Model |
Lecture-5 |
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Luttinger-Kohn and Pikus-Bir Models, Atomic Units |
Lecture-6 |
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Envelope Function Approximation and QW with Strain |
Lecture-7 |
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Empirical Pseudopotential Method and full zone k.p |
Lecture-8 |
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Two-dimensional Materials: Transition Metal Dichalcogenides |
Lecture-9 |
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Semiconductor Linear Optics: General Absorption, Emission Expressions |
Lecture-10 |
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Interband and Intraband Transitions in Bulk & QW |
Lecture-11 |
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Excitons in Bulk |
Lecture-12 |
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Excitons in QWs and TMDs |
Lecture-13 |
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Excitons in Quantum Dots |
Lecture-14 |
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An Overview of Spintronics |
Lecture-15 |
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Spin-orbit Interaction in Semiconductors |
Key for Main References
Chuang: S. L. Chuang, Physics of Optoelectronic Devices, Wiley, 1995
Yu-Cardona: P. Yu and M. Cardona, Fundamentals of Semiconductors, 3rd Ed., Springer, 2001
Singh: J. Singh, Electronic and Optoelectronic Properties of Semiconductor Structures, Cambridge Univ. Press, 2003
Harrison: P. Harrison, Quantum Wells, Wires, Dots, 2nd Ed., Wiley, 2005
Callaway: J. Callaway, Quantum Theory of the Solid State, Academic Press, 1976
Nye: J. F. Nye, Physical Properties of Crystals: Their Representation by Tensors and Matrices, Oxford Univ. Press, 1985
Fox: M. Fox, Optical Properties of Solids, Oxford Univ. Press, 2001
Kittel: C. Kittel, Introduction to Solid State Physics, 7th Ed., Wiley, 1996
Ziman: J. M. Ziman, Principles of the Theory of Solids, 2nd Ed., Cambridge Univ. Press, 1979