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Theoretical Modelling of Electronic and Optical Properties of Semiconductor Quantum Rings

  • Oliver MarquardtEmail author
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Part of the NanoScience and Technology book series (NANO)

Abstract

A variety of the most common theoretical models that have been applied to investigate electronic properties of quantum rings is presented in this chapter. The advantages and disadvantages of these approaches that cover atomistic as well as continuum modelling are discussed and example simulations on different quantum ring systems are reviewed.

Keywords

Outer Ring Graphene Ribbon Quantum Ring Biaxial Strain Effective Mass Approximation 
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Notes

Acknowledgements

The author would like to thank S. Schulz, V.M. Fomin, J.I. Climente, P. Potasz, L. He, and W.P. Hong for their kind support.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tyndall National InstituteCorkIreland

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