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Excitations in Organic Solids

Vladimir Agranovich

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199234417
eISBN:
9780191715426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234417.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This book details the studies of the properties of electronic and vibrational excitations in organic solids. It brings together most of the theory in this field together with many illustrations of ... More


Excitons in Organic-Based Nanostructures

Vladimir M. Agranovich

in Excitations in Organic Solids

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199234417
eISBN:
9780191715426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234417.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter discusses the excitons in organic-based nanostructures. In particular, two-dimensional Frenkel-Wannier-Mott (FWM) excitons in hybrid organic-inorganic nanostructures (quantum wells, ... More


APPLICATIONS OF ELECTRON TOMOGRAPHY

Paul A. Midgley, Matthew Weyland, and Heiko Stegmann

in Advanced Tomographic Methods in Materials Research and Engineering

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213245
eISBN:
9780191707582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213245.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter presents some applications of electron tomography in materials research and in the semiconductor industry. These include applications in heterogeneous catalyst, polymers, nanotubes and ... More


Semiconductor Nanostructures: Quantum states and electronic transport

Thomas Ihn

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199534425
eISBN:
9780191715297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534425.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book presents the physics of semiconductor nanostructures with emphasis on their electronic transport properties. At its heart are five fundamental transport phenomena: quantized conductance, ... More


Introduction

Thomas Ihn

in Semiconductor Nanostructures: Quantum states and electronic transport

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199534425
eISBN:
9780191715297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534425.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This introductory chapter starts by giving a short survey of the field of semiconductor nanostructure research starting with the trend of miniaturization of electronic devices, relating nanostructure ... More


Hybrid Phonons in Nanostructures

Brian K. Ridley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198788362
eISBN:
9780191830280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788362.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Crystalline semiconductor nanostructures have special properties associated with electrons and lattice vibrations and their interaction, and this is the topic of the book. The result of spatial ... More


Plasmonic Effects in Metal-Semiconductor Nanostructures

Alexey A. Toropov and Tatiana V. Shubina

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199699315
eISBN:
9780191799433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699315.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This book offers an up-to-date overview of the growing trends in the field of solid state physics known as plasmonics. Initially, plasmonics was concerned with the study of resonant interactions of ... More


Quantum Statistical Field Theory: An Introduction to Schwinger's Variational Method with Green's Function Nanoapplications, Graphene and Superconductivity

Norman J. Morgenstern Horing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198791942
eISBN:
9780191834165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791942.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The methods of coupled quantum field theory, which had great initial success in relativistic elementary particle physics and have subsequently played a major role in the extensive development of ... More


Acoustic Modes

B. K. Ridley

in Hybrid Phonons in Nanostructures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198788362
eISBN:
9780191830280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788362.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter provides a classical account of the elasticity theory of acoustic modes in the diamond lattice. It contains the mathematical definitions of stress and strain and their mutual relation in ... More


Polar Modes in Zinc Blende

B. K. Ridley

in Hybrid Phonons in Nanostructures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198788362
eISBN:
9780191830280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788362.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Continuing on from the second chapter, here, the polar elements that occur in III–V compounds are added. Chapter 3 covers: piezoelectricity and ionic charge, relation between electric field and ionic ... More


Scalar and Vector Fields

B. K. Ridley

in Hybrid Phonons in Nanostructures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198788362
eISBN:
9780191830280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788362.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Those quantum structures describable in terms of Cartesian coordinates (e.g. the quantum well) can be treated with the minimum of formality. Turning to quantum structures describable in terms of ... More


Non-Polar Slab

B. K. Ridley

in Hybrid Phonons in Nanostructures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198788362
eISBN:
9780191830280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788362.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Hybrid modes exist as a consequence of acoustic and optical waves having to satisfy the boundary conditions at an interface or at a surface. The author begins the description of hybrid modes in ... More


The Interaction between Electrons and Polar Optical Phonons in Nanostructures: General Remarks

B. K. Ridley

in Hybrid Phonons in Nanostructures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198788362
eISBN:
9780191830280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788362.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

In the study of transport phenomena in semiconductor nanostructures the interaction between electrons and phonons assumes a central significance because of its intrinsic nature. In principle, ... More


Electrons

B. K. Ridley

in Hybrid Phonons in Nanostructures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198788362
eISBN:
9780191830280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788362.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter covers: t effect of confinement in nanostructures: in the single heterostructure, in the quantum well, in the quantum wire, and in the quantum dot. There is also discussion of the ... More


Boundary Conditions

B. K. Ridley

in Hybrid Phonons in Nanostructures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198788362
eISBN:
9780191830280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788362.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

An immediate problem that presented itself in the physics of nanostructures, formed from two semiconductors, was to describe conditions at their interface. In principle, band-structure and ... More


Light–Matter Interaction in Metal–Semiconductor Structures

Alexey A. Toropov and Tatiana V. Shubina

in Plasmonic Effects in Metal-Semiconductor Nanostructures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199699315
eISBN:
9780191799433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699315.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter is concerned with a description of the main electromagnetic effects causing enhancement of optical absorption and optical emission in metal–semiconductor nanostructures. To this end, the ... More


Three-Dimensional Optical Analysis of Ferroelectric Domain Walls

A. Haußmann, L. M. Eng, and S. Cherifi-Hertel

in Domain Walls: From Fundamental Properties to Nanotechnology Concepts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198862499
eISBN:
9780191895319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862499.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter presents the latest results demonstrating the flexibility and sensitivity of optical methods for the investigation of the physical properties of DWs in 3D. Domain walls in ferroelectric ... More


Optical Modes

B. K. Ridley

in Hybrid Phonons in Nanostructures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198788362
eISBN:
9780191830280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788362.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

A continuum theory of long-wavelength non-polar acoustic and optical modes arising out of a microscopic model of the lattice dynamics is described. The chapter covers: microscopic model of the ... More


Quantum Wire

B. K. Ridley

in Hybrid Phonons in Nanostructures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198788362
eISBN:
9780191830280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788362.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Nanostructures in which the electrons are confined in two directions and unconfined in the third are known as quantum wires. Theories of electron confinement and phonon spectrum in quantum wires have ... More


Coupled Modes

B. K. Ridley

in Hybrid Phonons in Nanostructures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198788362
eISBN:
9780191830280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788362.003.0019
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Many practical systems, particularly high-power devices, have a high density of mobile electrons that may couple with the polar optical phonons of the system through the associated electric fields. ... More


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