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1.1 Introduction
1.2.2 Tight Binding Approximation
1.2.3 Weak and Tight Binding Approximations
1.2.4 Tight Binding Approximation with 2 Atoms/Unit Cell
2.1 General Issues
2.2 Metals
2.2.1 Alkali Metals–e.g., Sodium
2.2.2 Noble Metals
2.2.3 Polyvalent Metals
2.3 Semiconductors
2.3.1 PbTe
2.3.2 Germanium
2.3.3 Silicon
2.3.4 III–V Compound Semiconductors
2.3.5 “Zero Gap” Semiconductors – Gray Tin
2.5 Insulators
Effective Mass Theory
3.1 Wavepackets in Crystals and Group Velocity of Electrons
3.2 The Effective Mass Theorem
3.4 Quasi-Classical Electron Dynamics
3.5 Quasi-Classical Theory of Electrical Conductivity – Ohm’s
Transport Phenomena
4.1 Introduction
4.2 The Boltzmann Equation
4.3 Electrical Conductivity
4.4 Electrical Conductivity of Metals
4.5 Electrical Conductivity of Semiconductors
4.5.1 Ellipsoidal Carrier Pockets
4.6 Electrons and Holes in Intrinsic Semiconductors
4.7 Donor and Acceptor Doping of Semiconductors
4.8 Characterization of Semiconductors
Thermal Transport
5.1 Thermal Transport
5.2 Thermal Conductivity
5.2.1 General Considerations
5.2.2 Thermal Conductivity for Metals
5.2.3 Thermal Conductivity for Semiconductors
5.2.4 Thermal Conductivity for Insulators
5.3 Thermoelectric Phenomena
5.3.1 Thermoelectric Phenomena in Metals
5.3.2 Thermopower for Semiconductors
5.3.3 Effect of Thermoelectricity on the Thermal Conductivity
5.4 Thermoelectric Measurements
5.4.1 Seebeck Effect (Thermopower)
5.4.2 Peltier Effect
5.4.3 Thomson Effect
5.4.4 The Kelvin Relations
5.4.5 Thermoelectric Figure of Merit
5.5 Phonon Drag Effect
Electron and Phonon Scattering
6.1 Electron Scattering
6.2 Scattering Processes in Semiconductors
6.2.1 Electron-Phonon Scattering
6.2.2 Ionized Impurity Scattering
6.2.3 Other Scattering Mechanisms
6.2.4 Screening Effects in Semiconductors
6.3.1 Electron-Phonon Scattering
6.3.2 Other Scattering Mechanisms in Metals
6.4 Phonon Scattering
6.4.1 Phonon-phonon scattering
6.4.2 Phonon-Boundary Scattering
6.4.3 Defect-Phonon Scattering
6.4.4 Electron-Phonon Scattering
6.5 Temperature Dependence of the Electrical and Thermal
Magneto-transport Phenomena
7.1 Magneto-transport in the classical regime (ωcτ < 1)
7.1.1 Classical Magneto-transport Equations
7.1.2 Magnetoresistance
7.2 The Hall Effect
7.3 Derivation of the Magneto-transport Equations from the
7.4 Two Carrier Model
7.7 Dynamics of Electrons in a Magnetic Field
9.1 Two-Dimensional Electronic Systems
9.3 Two-Dimensional Behavior
9.3.1 Quantum Wells and Superlattices
9.7 The Kronig–Penney Model
9.9 Resonant Tunneling in Quantum Wells
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Observation of Quantum Effects in Reduced Dimen-
10.3 Density of States in Low Dimensional Systems
10.3.1 Quantum Dots
10.4 The Einstein Relation and the Landauer Formula
10.5 One Dimensional Transport and Quantization of the
10.6 Ballistic Transport in 1D Electron Waveguides
10.7 Single Electron Charging Devices
11.1 Introduction to the Technique
11.2 Ion Implantation
11.2.1 Basic Scattering Equations
11.2.2 Radiation Damage
11.2.3 Applications of Ion Implantation
11.3 Ion Backscattering
11.4 Channeling
A.1 Introduction
A.1.1 Non-degenerate Perturbation Theory
A.1.2 Degenerate Perturbation Theory
B.1 Harmonic Oscillators
B.2 Phonons
B.3 Electron-Phonon Interaction
C.1 Charge quantization
C.2 Energy quantization
C.3 Artificial atoms in a magnetic field
C.4 Conductance line shapes
C.5 Applications
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