By F. Capasso (auth.), Dr. Federico Capasso (eds.)
The skill to engineer the bandstructure and the wavefunction over size scales formerly inaccessible to know-how utilizing artificially dependent fabrics and nanolithography has resulted in a brand new category of electron semiconductor units whose operation is managed by way of quantum results. those buildings not just characterize intriguing instruments for investigating new quantum phenomena in semiconductors, but additionally provide interesting possibilities for functions. This ebook offers the 1st finished remedy of the physics of quantum electron units. This interdisciplinary box, on the junction among fabric technological know-how, physics and expertise, has witnessed an explosive development in recent times. This quantity provides a close assurance of the physics of the underlying phenomena, and their equipment and circuit purposes, including fabrication and progress technology.
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