Physics of Semiconductors and Nanostructures

1st Edition

Jyoti Prasad Banerjee, Suranjana Banerjee

CRC Press
Published June 25, 2019
Textbook - 412 Pages - 204 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781482223040 - CAT# K22309

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Summary

This book is a comprehensive text on the physics of semiconductors and nanostructures for a large spectrum of students at the final undergraduate level studying physics, material science and electronics engineering. It offers introductory and advanced courses on solid state and semiconductor physics on one hand and the physics of low dimensional semiconductor structures on the other in a single text book.

Key Features

  • Presents basic concepts of quantum theory, solid state physics, semiconductors, and quantum nanostructures such as quantum well, quantum wire, quantum dot and superlattice
  • In depth description of semiconductor heterojunctions, lattice strain and modulation doping technique
  • Covers transport in nanostructures under an electric and magnetic field with the topics: quantized conductance, Coulomb blockade, and integer and fractional quantum Hall effect
  • Presents the optical processes in nanostructures under a magnetic field
  • Includes illustrative problems with hints for solutions in each chapter

Physics of Semiconductors and Nanostructures will be helpful to students initiating PhD work in the field of semiconductor nanostructures and devices. It follows a unique tutorial approach meeting the requirements of students who find learning the concepts difficult and want to study from a physical perspective.

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