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M. Macucci, Karl Hess, "Shell-Filling Effects in Circular Quantum Dots", VLSI Design, vol. 8, Article ID 070137, 5 pages, 1998. https://doi.org/10.1155/1998/70137
Shell-Filling Effects in Circular Quantum Dots
We investigate the dependence of the capacitive energy associated with a circular quantum dot on the number of electrons in the dot and on the parameters defining the potential confinement. Our results reproduce the shell-filling behavior that has recently been experimentally observed and allow us to estimate the shape of the confinement potential and the dot size of the experiments.
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