Theory of Semiconductor Quantum Devices

Microscopic Modeling and Simulation Strategies

  • Fausto Rossi

Part of the NanoScience and Technology book series (NANO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Microscopic Description and Simulation Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Fausto Rossi
      Pages 89-130
    3. Fausto Rossi
      Pages 167-211
  3. State-of-the-Art Unipolar Quantum Devices: General Properties and Key Examples

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 213-213
    2. Fausto Rossi
      Pages 233-248
    3. Fausto Rossi
      Pages 249-272
  4. New-Generation Nanomaterials and Nanodevices

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 273-273
    2. Fausto Rossi
      Pages 275-309
    3. Fausto Rossi
      Pages 311-332
  5. Appendices

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 343-343
    2. Fausto Rossi
      Pages 345-348
    3. Fausto Rossi
      Pages 349-351
    4. Fausto Rossi
      Pages 357-359
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 361-380

About this book


Primary goal of this book is to provide a cohesive description of the vast field of semiconductor quantum devices, with special emphasis on basic quantum-mechanical phenomena governing the electro-optical response of new-generation nanomaterials. The book will cover within a common language different types of optoelectronic nanodevices, including quantum-cascade laser sources and detectors, few-electron/exciton quantum devices, and semiconductor-based quantum logic gates. The distinguishing feature of the present volume is a unified microscopic treatment of quantum-transport and coherent-optics phenomena on ultrasmall space- and time-scales, as well as of their semiclassical counterparts.


Density matrix formalism Quantum cascade lasers Quantum devices Quantum information processing Semiconductor nanostructures

Authors and affiliations

  • Fausto Rossi
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipto. FisicaPolitecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-10555-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-10556-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1434-4904
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