"Electronic transport in nanostructures"

 every Tuesday, kl Hörsaal Philosophenweg 12, 11:15-13:00  


Contents

19.04.2016


Introduction

§1 Modelling electric conductors


26.04.2016

§2 Non-interacting nanotransistor, part I

03.05.2016

§2 Non-interacting nanotransistor, part II

10.05.2016

§3 Non-interacting quantum wire

17.05.2016

24.05.2016

§4 Quantum Hall effect and edge state devices

    4.1 Classical picture and experimental evidence
    4.2 2DEG in magnetic field
    4.3 Edge states in QHE devices
    4.4 Basic physics of topological insulators

31.05.2016

§5 Quantum interference and Aharonov-Bohm effect

07.06.2016

   
5.1 Resonant tunnelling

14.06.2016

   
5.2 Aharonov-Bohm ring
    5.3 Persistent current


21.06.2016

 
§6 Coulomb blockade
    6.1 Single-electron box
    6.2 Single-electron transistor

28.06.2016

    6.3 Current through the SET  

05.07.2016

   
6.4 Co-tunnelling

§ 7 Anderson model and Kondo effect

12.07.2016

§ 8 Molecular quantum dots: the effects of electron-phonon coupling

    8.1 Single-particle approximation

19.07.2016
 
    8.2 Inelastic electron tunnelling spectroscopy

    8.3 Born-Oppenheimer (adiabatic) approximation

TEST!

26.07.2016

§ 9 Superconductivity and quantum transport

§10 Exotic superconductivity and Majorana edge states



Literature


S.Datta, "Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor", Cambridge Univ. Press 2005
Yu. Nazarov, Ya. Blanter, "Quantum Transport: Introduction to Nanoscience",
                                           Cambridge Univ. Press 2009
T.Heinzel, "Mesoscopic Electronics in Solid State Nanostructures", Wiley-VCH 2010