Quantum Transport : Modelling, Analysis and Asymptotics - Lectures given at the C.I.M.E. Summer School held in Cetraro, Italy, September 11-16, 2006, Paperback / softback Book

Quantum Transport : Modelling, Analysis and Asymptotics - Lectures given at the C.I.M.E. Summer School held in Cetraro, Italy, September 11-16, 2006 Paperback / softback

Edited by Naoufel Ben-Abdallah, Giovanni Frosali

Part of the Lecture Notes in Mathematics series

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Downscaling of semiconductor devices, which is now reaching the nanometer scale, makes it mandatory for us to understand the quantum phenomena - volvedinchargetransport.Indeed,fornanoscaledevices,thequantumnature of electrons cannot be neglected.

In fact, it underlies the operation of an increasing number of devices.

Unlike classical transport, the intuition of the physicistandtheengineerisbecominginsu?cientforpredictingthenatureof device operation in the quantum context-the need for su?ciently accurate and numerically tractable models represents an outstanding challenge in which applied mathematics can play an important role.

TheCIMESession"QuantumTransport:Modelling,AnalysisandAsy- totics", which took place in Cetraro (Cosenza), Italy, from September 11 to September 16, 2006, was intended both to present an overview of up-to-date mathematical problems in this ?eld and to provide the audience with te- niques borrowed from other ?elds of application.

It was attended by about 50 scientists and researchers, coming from d- ferent countries.

The list of participants is included at the end of this book. The school was structured into four courses: ' * Gr' egoire Allaire (Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France) Periodic - mogeneization and E?ective MassTheorems for theSchr. odinger Equation. * AntonArnold(TechnischeUniversit. at,Vienna)MathematicalProperties of Quantum Evolution Equations. * Pierre Degond (Universit' e Paul Sabatier and CNRS, Toulouse, France) Quantum Hydrodynamic and Di?usion Models Derived from the Entropy Principle. * Thomas Yizhao Hou (Caltech, Los Angeles, USA) Multiscale Com- tations for Flow and Transport in Heterogeneous Media.

This book contains the texts of the four series of lectures presented at the Summer School.

Here follows a brief description of the subjects of these courses.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 260 pages, 15 Tables, black and white; 57 Illustrations, black and white; XIV, 260 p. 57 illus.
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
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  • Category: Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)
  • ISBN: 9783540795735

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