Time-dependent approach to electron scattering in nano structures

J. B. Wang*, S. Midgley

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Abstract

This paper presents a direct solution to the time-dependent Schrödinger equation describing electron scattering in nano structures. This approach provides complete quantum mechanical information on the transient state of the system under study and can be applied to nano structures with arbitrarily complex geometry. As an example, a small rectangular cavity coupled to a nano wire is studied in detail. Resonance behaviour is observed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1962-1963
Number of pages2
JournalPhysica B: Condensed Matter
Volume284-288
Issue numberPART II
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Nano structures
  • Quantum scattering
  • Resonance
  • Single electron device

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    Wang, J. B., & Midgley, S. (2000). Time-dependent approach to electron scattering in nano structures. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 284-288(PART II), 1962-1963.