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Published: 08 August 2013

448 Pages | 167 b/w line illustrations


ISBN: 9780199677221

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Quantum Processes in Semiconductors

Fifth Edition

Brian K. Ridley

  • Fifth edition of a well-established text
  • Includes new chapters on hot phonons, spin processes, and surfaces and interfaces
  • Encapsulates fundamentals of physics and technology of semiconductors
  • Informal style

New to this Edition:

  • Includes new chapter on hot-phonon phenomena and the lifetime of polar optical phonons in the nitrides
  • Includes new chapter on spintronics and the lifetime of a spin-polarised electron gas
  • Includes new chapter on the influence of surface states and the pinning of the Fermi level

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