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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Manuel Cardona
    Pages 1-10
  3. David A. Drabold, Stefan K. Estreicher
    Pages 11-28
  4. Risto M. Nieminen
    Pages 29-68
  5. Stefan K. Estreicher, Mahdi Sanati
    Pages 95-114
  6. E. R. Hernández, A. Antonelli, L. Colombo, P. Ordejón
    Pages 115-140
  7. Arno Schindlmayr, Matthias Scheffler
    Pages 165-192
  8. Gábor Csányi, Gianpietro Moras, James R. Kermode, Michael C. Payne, Alison Mainwood, Alessandro De Vita
    Pages 193-212
  9. D.A. Drabold, T.A. Abtew
    Pages 245-268
  10. S. I. Simdyankin, S. R. Elliott
    Pages 269-286
  11. Back Matter

About this book

Introduction

Semiconductor science and technology is the art of defect engineering. The theoretical modeling of defects has improved dramatically over the past decade. These tools are now applied to a wide range of materials issues: quantum dots, buckyballs, spintronics, interfaces, amorphous systems, and many others. This volume presents a coherent and detailed description of the field, and brings together leaders in theoretical research. Today's state-of-the-art, as well as tomorrow’s tools, are discussed: the supercell-pseudopotential method, the GW formalism,Quantum Monte Carlo, learn-on-the-fly molecular dynamics, finite-temperature treatments, etc. A wealth of applications are included, from point defects to wafer bonding or the propagation of dislocation.

Keywords

Condensed matter theory Defect theory Energie Potential Semiconductors condensed matter defects dynamics history modeling quantum dot science semiconductor spintronics technology

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/11690320
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin/Heidelberg 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-33400-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-33401-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0303-4216
  • Series Online ISSN 1437-0859
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