Electronic Structure of Laterally Restricted Systems

  • Frank Stern
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NATO ASI, volume 179)


This lecture* is intended to describe some of the structures being built to achieve quasi-one-dimensional behavior of electrons in semiconductors and some of the methods being used to calculate energy levels and charge densities for such structures. No attempt is made to describe the growing body of theoretical and experimental work on optical and transport properties. A basic knowledge of heterostructure physics, as presented in other lectures in this volume, is presupposed.


Effective Mass Approximation Lateral Confinement Calculate Energy Level Geometrical Confinement Voltage Increment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank Stern
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  1. 1.IBM T.J. Watson Research CenterYorktown HeightsUSA

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