'Theory, Modelling and Computational Methods for Semiconductors'


Conference: TMCSIII

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The conference will run from Wed 18th - Fri 20th Jan 2012 at the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Leeds.

A training day for PhD students and early career researchers will be held on day 1, followed by 2 days of contributed, poster and invited presentation.

Topics for contribution include:

  • Density Functional Theory Calculations
  • Tight Binding, Pseudopotential and Effective Mass Models for Electronic Structure
  • Empirical Potential Methods for Calculation of Structural Properties
  • Multiscale Approaches
  • Optical and Transport Properties of Quantum Nanostructures including Colloidals and Nanotubes
  • Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors
  • Graphene
  • Laser Devices
  • Photonic Structures
  • Plasmonics
  • Electronic Devices

Invited Speakers:

Vadim Cheianov (Lancaster University), "Catastrophes in electron transport across graphene interfaces"

Rita Magri (Universita' di Modena e Reggio Emilia), "Interfaces and surfaces of III-V Semiconductors: from growth issues to electronic properties"

Morten Willatzen (University of Southern Denmark), "Geometry effects in waveguiding and eletronic properties"

Leonardo Bernasconi (STFC RAL), "First-principles optical response of semiconductors and oxide materials"

Martin Persson (Accelrys, Cambridge), "An introduction to DFTB+"

Anders Blom (Quantumwise, Copenhagen), "Atomistix ToolKit - a platform for atomic-scale
simulations of nanoelectronic devices"

For the full programme in pdf format click here.

To download the presentations given during the conference click here



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