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Accounting for Nonlinearities in Mathematical Modelling of Quantum Dot Molecules

By Roderick V.N. Melnik, Benny Lassen, L.C. Lew Yan Voon, Morten Willatzen and Calin Galeriu

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Nonlinear mathematical models are becoming increasingly important for new applications of low-dimensional semiconductor structures. Examples of such structures include quasi-zero-dimensional quantum dots that have potential applications ranging from quantum computing to nano-biological devices. In this contribution, we analyze presently dominating linear models for bandstructure calculations and demonstrate why nonlinear models are required for characterizing adequately opto- electronic properties of self-assembled quantum dots

Publisher: Scholars Commons @ Laurier
Year: 2005
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