An Efficient and Accurate Method to Calculate the Two-Dimensional Scattering Rates in Heterostructure Semiconductors

  • A. Abou-Elnour
  • K. Schuenemann
Conference paper


An accurate and efficient method is investigated to solve Schrödinger’s equation by using variational techniques. The electronic states inside heterostructure devices are determined by a self-consistent solution of Poisson’s and Schrödinger’s equations. The closed forms of the wave functions are used to calculate the two-dimensional scattering rates in these structures. The computational efficiency is compared to that of conventional finite difference models.


Wave Function Finite Difference Method Potential Energy Function Heterostructure Semiconductor Scattering Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Abou-Elnour
    • 1
  • K. Schuenemann
    • 1
  1. 1.Arbeitsbereich HochfrequenztechnikTU Hamburg-HarburgHamburg 90Germany

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