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Phonon-assisted tunnelling

F.F. Ouali and L.J. Challis

in Electron-Phonon Interactions in Low-Dimensional Structures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507321
eISBN:
9780191709319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507321.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter discusses the roles of phonon-assisted tunnelling and, to a lesser extent, phonon scattering, in two related types of low-dimensional semiconducting structures: resonant tunnelling ... More


ELECTRON-PHONON INTERACTION

J. M. Ziman

in Electrons and Phonons: The Theory of Transport Phenomena in Solids

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507796
eISBN:
9780191709937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507796.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter examines the interaction between an electron, conceived to be in a particular state described by a wave function, and a lattice vibration, described by a phonon eigenstate. Topics ... More


TRANSPORT PROPERTIES OF CHARGE CARRIERS AT LOW TEMPERATURE

A.F. Borghesani

in Ions and electrons in liquid helium

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199213603
eISBN:
9780191707421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213603.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter describes the main experimental techniques used to measure the drift velocity in superfluid 4He at low temperature. The experimental results are then presented by showing the ... More


Major scattering processes

Sandip Tiwari

in Semiconductor Physics: Principles, Theory and Nanoscale

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198759867
eISBN:
9780191820830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759867.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses major scattering processes found in semiconductors, including phonon scattering (deformation scattering, piezoelectric scattering, polar scattering and non-polar scattering), ... More


Intersubband scattering processes

Jérôme Faist

in Quantum Cascade Lasers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198528241
eISBN:
9780191755545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528241.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter analyzes intrasubband scattering processes, namely spontaneous emission, phonon scattering, and elastic scattering. It then discusses experimental measurements of intersubband lifetime ... More


Remote processes

Sandip Tiwari

in Semiconductor Physics: Principles, Theory and Nanoscale

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198759867
eISBN:
9780191820830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759867.003.0019
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses remote processes that influence electron transport and manifest themselves in a variety of properties of interest. Coulomb and phonon-based interactions have appeared in many ... More


Quantum Cascade Lasers

Vurgaftman Igor

in Bands and Photons in III-V Semiconductor Quantum Structures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198767275
eISBN:
9780191821431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767275.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter describes the most commonly used approaches for computing the band structure of active materials with intersubband optical transitions. The physics of quantum cascade lasers (QCLs) is ... More


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