Lecture 2
Tuesday,September27,2016
2:00PM
Notice:
1. Reference: Microscale Energy Transport (ISBN-13: 978-1560324591)
2. Homework: Read and write a one page report on There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom, by R. P. Feynman.
Due: In two weeks.
Slide:
Quest

Quiz 1 Solution
Saturday,October08,2016
10:00PM
1. For nanoscale energy transport, we describe the motions of energy carriers. Please give examples
of the typical energy carriers and how they are defined?
Phonons: a quantum of energy or a quasiparticle a

Lecture 3
Thursday,September29,2016
2:03PM
Review of Last Lecture
Nanoscale picture of energy transport
motion of energy carriers
1. What are the energy carriers in different processes?
Heat conduction
dielectric solids: phonons
metals: electrons
semi-co

Lecture 7
Tuesday,October18,2016
2:00PM
ReviewofLastLecture
1. Schrdinger Equation (SE)
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2. If
| | is the probability density function for finding the carrier at location
0 (particle with no potential constraint, i.e. a "free" particle)
SE ->
3. To calcu

Lecture 4
Thursday,October06,2016
2:02PM
Review of Last Lecture
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What are the energy carriers?
How much energy do carriers carry?
How fast do carriers travel?
How far do carriers travel?
3.1 Energy Level
Example: H2,
-> Crystals: band structur