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Coupled simulation of carrier transport and electrodynamics: the EMC/FDTD/MD technique
Author(s): K. J. Willis; N. Sule; S. C Hagness; I. Knezevic
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Paper Abstract

In order to understand the response of conductive materials to high-frequency electrical or optical excitations, the interplay between carrier transport and electrodynamics must be captured. We present our recent work on developing EMC/FDTD/MD, a self-consistent coupled simulation of semiclassical carrier transport, described by ensemble Monte Carlo (EMC), with full-wave electrodynamics, described by the finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) technique and molecular dynamics (MD) for sub-grid-cell interactions. Examples of room-temperature terahertz-frequency transport simulation of doped silicon and back-gated graphene are shown.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 March 2015
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 9357, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XXIII, 935706 (16 March 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2083396
Show Author Affiliations
K. J. Willis, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
N. Sule, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
S. C Hagness, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
I. Knezevic, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9357:
Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XXIII
Bernd Witzigmann; Marek Osiński; Fritz Henneberger; Yasuhiko Arakawa, Editor(s)

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