Journal of Computational Electronics

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 563–571 | Cite as

EMC/FDTD/MD simulation of carrier transport and electrodynamics in two-dimensional electron systems

  • N. Sule
  • K. J. Willis
  • S. C. Hagness
  • I. Knezevic
Article

Abstract

We present the implementation and application of a multiphysics simulation technique to carrier dynamics under electromagnetic excitation in supported two-dimensional electronic systems. The technique combines ensemble Monte Carlo (EMC) for carrier transport with finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) for electrodynamics and molecular dynamics (MD) for short-range Coulomb interactions among particles. We demonstrate the use of this EMC/FDTD/MD technique by calculating the room-temperature dc and ac conductivity of graphene supported on SiO2.

Keywords

Multiphysics modeling Supported graphene Electronic transport Graphene electronic properties 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Sule
    • 1
  • K. J. Willis
    • 1
  • S. C. Hagness
    • 1
  • I. Knezevic
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Wisconsin-MadisonMadisonUSA

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