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Topics in Applied Physics

Theory of Defects in Semiconductors

Editors: Drabold, David A., Estreicher, Stefan (Eds.)

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Semiconductor science and technology is the art of defect engineering. The theoretical modeling of defects has improved dramatically over the past decade. These tools are now applied to a wide range of materials issues: quantum dots, buckyballs, spintronics, interfaces, amorphous systems, and many others. This volume presents a coherent and detailed description of the field, and brings together leaders in theoretical research. Today's state-of-the-art, as well as tomorrow’s tools, are discussed: the supercell-pseudopotential method, the GW formalism,Quantum Monte Carlo, learn-on-the-fly molecular dynamics, finite-temperature treatments, etc. A wealth of applications are included, from point defects to wafer bonding or the propagation of dislocation.

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"The silicon technologies and their successors … owe much of their power to control of defects and dopants. … it might be suitable for a graduate course, and that it would be appropriate for advanced researchers in physics, chemistry, materials science and engineering, and that it might be a convenient guide for the experimentalist … . a specialist course book for theory graduate students ... . The hands-on theorist will find the various special topics helpful … ." (Prof. M. Stoneham, Contemporary Physics, Vol. 48 (3), 2007)


Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Theory of Defects in Semiconductors
Editors
  • David A. Drabold
  • Stefan Estreicher
Series Title
Topics in Applied Physics
Series Volume
104
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-33401-9
DOI
10.1007/11690320
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-33400-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-07003-7
Series ISSN
0303-4216
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 295
Number of Illustrations
60 b/w illustrations
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