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Unformatted text preview: 12/3/08 1 ECE 495N, Fall08 ME118, MWF 1130A 1220P HW#9: Due Wednesday Dec.10 in class. Basic equations of coherent transport 1 1 1 [ ] i + = , 2 2 2 [ ] i + = 1 1 2 ( ) [ ] G E EI H = , A ( E ) = i [ G G + ] = G 1 G + + G 2 G + Density of states* 2 1 1 2 2 [ ( )] [ ] [ ] n G E G G f G G f + + = + Electron density* 2 ( ) (( [ ]) [ ]) n i i i i q I E Trace A f Trace G h = Current/energy 1 2 1 2 ( ) [ ]( ( ) ( )) q I E Trace G G f E f E h + = 2-terminal current Simpler version introduced earlier: 1 1 2 2 1 2 ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) f E f E n E D E + = + Electron density ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) i i i q I E D E f E n E = Current/energy 1 2 1 2 1 2 ( ) ( )( ( ) ( )) q I E D E f E f E = + 2-terminal current In general H has to be replaced with H+U, and D(E) with D(E-U) where U has to be calculated self-consistently from an appropriate Poisson-like equation, but you can ignore this aspect in the following problems....
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