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Published: 10 December 2020

688 Pages | 358 line drawings and halftones

246x171mm

ISBN: 9780198767275


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Bands and Photons in III-V Semiconductor Quantum Structures

Igor Vurgaftman, Matthew P. Lumb, and Jerry R. Meyer

Series on Semiconductor Science and Technology

  • Self-contained, but fully realistic theoretical description of band structures in bulk semiconductors, quantum wells, wires, dots, and superlattices
  • Complete mathematical derivations of all key results without relying on other references, combined with intuitive arguments and numerical examples
  • Comprehensive and consistent data base for III-V band structure parameters vs. alloy composition and temperature, based on a summary of thousands of papers from the literature
  • Practical simplifications and short-cuts that maintain accuracy while reducing the computation times for complex band structure calculations
  • Guidance and insight into major device classes of recent interest including cascade lasers, superlattice photodetectors, and novel solar cells and thermophotovoltaics
  • Companion website provides free downloads of 8-band superlattice/quantum-well k.p band structure solver, band structure and optical parameters from the comprehensive database

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