Journal of Computational Electronics

, Volume 9, Issue 3–4, pp 218–223 | Cite as

Device modeling in the Wigner picture

Computational aspects
Article

Abstract

Basic computational aspects of the Wigner function approach for modeling and simulation of electronic transport are discussed, beginning with the coherent problem, followed by the dissipative problem including scattering events, which has been recently restated in terms of a scattering-induced Wigner function correction. These alternative formulations of the computational task are discussed along with a method for separation of the Wigner potential into classical (force) and quantum components.

Keywords

Wigner function Boltzmann scattering Carrier transport models 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of MicroelectronicsTU-ViennaViennaAustria

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