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M. Nedjalkov, H. Kosina, S. Selberherr, I. Dimov, "A Backward Monte Carlo Method for Simulation of the Electron Quantum Kinetics in Semiconductors", VLSI Design, vol. 13, Article ID 054247, 7 pages, 2001. https://doi.org/10.1155/2001/54247
A Backward Monte Carlo Method for Simulation of the Electron Quantum Kinetics in Semiconductors
A quantum-kinetic equation accounting for the electron-phonon interaction is solved by a stochastic approach. Analyzed are three analytically equivalent integral formulation of the equation which appear to have different numerical properties. Particularly the path-integral formulation is found to be advantageous for the numerical treatment. The analysis is supported by the presented simulation results. A variety of physical effects such as collisional broadening and collision retardation introduced by the equation are discussed.
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