Transport in semiconductor nanowire superlattices described by coupled quantum mechanical and kinetic models.

  title={Transport in semiconductor nanowire superlattices described by coupled quantum mechanical and kinetic models.},
  author={M. Alvaro and Luis L. Bonilla and Manuel Carretero and Roderick V. N. Melnik and Sanjay Prabhakar},
  journal={Journal of physics. Condensed matter : an Institute of Physics journal},
  volume={25 33},
In this paper we develop a kinetic model for the analysis of semiconductor superlattices, accounting for quantum effects. The model consists of a Boltzmann-Poisson type system of equations with simplified Bhatnagar-Gross-Krook collisions, obtained from the general time-dependent Schrödinger-Poisson model using Wigner functions. This system for superlattice transport is supplemented by the quantum mechanical part of the model based on the Ben-Daniel-Duke form of the Schrödinger equation for a… 
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