The Inclusion of Scattering in the Simulation of Quantum Well Devices

  • K. L. Jensen
  • F. A. Buot
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 113)


Scattering is incorporated into the Wigner function simulations of Resonant Tunneling Diodes (RTD’s) via a modified relaxation time approximation. The effects of scattering on the behavior of the “quantum trajectories” is examined, and the behavior of the density, the current, and the translent response of the RTD are examined in light of the trajectory findings.


Wigner Function Realistic Device Resonant Tunneling Diode Quantum Trajectory Polar Optical Phonon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. L. Jensen
    • 1
    • 2
  • F. A. Buot
    • 1
  1. 1.Electronic Science and Technology DivisionNaval Research LaboratoryUSA
  2. 2.ONT/NRL Research AssociateUSA

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