By Topic

Quantum Monte Carlo simulation of resonant tunneling diodes based on the Wigner distribution function formalism

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $31
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)
Garcı a-Garcı a, J. ; Departament d’Enginyeria Electrònica, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona 08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain ; Martı n, F. ; Oriols, X. ; Sune, J.

Your organization might have access to this article on the publisher's site. To check, click on this link: 

A tool for the simulation of resonant tunneling diodes (RTDs) has been developed. This is based on the solution of the quantum Liouville equation in the active region of the device and the Boltzman transport equation in the regions adjacent to the contacts by means of a Monte Carlo algorithm. By accurately coupling both approaches to current transport, we have developed a quantum simulation tool that allows the use of simulation domains much larger and realistic than those previously considered, without a significant increase in computational burden. The main characteristics expected for the considered devices are clearly obtained, thus supporting the validity of our tool for the simulation of RTDs. © 1998 American Institute of Physics.

Published in:

Applied Physics Letters  (Volume:73 ,  Issue: 24 )