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Journal of Computational Electronics

, Volume 9, Issue 3–4, pp 237–242 | Cite as

The non-equilibrium Green’s function method: an introduction

  • P. Vogl
  • T. Kubis
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Abstract

We present an elementary introduction of the non-equilibrium Green’s function method, applied to stationary quantum transport in semiconductor nanostructures. This article provides an overview of the strengths and weaknesses of the method.

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Quantum transport 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Walter Schottky InstituteTechnische Universität MünchenGarchingGermany
  2. 2.School of Electrical and Computer EngineeringPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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