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Spring 2017-2018
ELE 544   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Physics & Technology of Low-Dimensional Electronic Structures

Mansour Shayegan

A broad overview of materials science and physics of low-dimensional electronic structures will be presented. Emphasis is on the fabrication and physics of high-mobility carrier systems in modulation-doped structures. Examples include two-dimensional, one-dimensional (quantum wire), and zero-dimensional (quantum dot) systems.

Sample reading list:
John H. Davies, The Physics of Low Dimensional Semiconductors

Requirements/Grading:
Oral Presentation(s) - 40%
Problem set(s) - 40%
Other (See Instructor) - 20%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Other information:
Near the end of the semester students will give a 20 minute presentation on a paper from the reading list.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
43190 L01 09:00:00 am - 10:20:00 am M W        Enrolled:10 Limit:30