Scattering in abrupt heterostructures using a position dependent mass Hamiltonian

R. Koç, M. Koca, G. Şahinoǧlu

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Abstract

Transmission probabilities of the scattering problem with a position dependent mass are studied. After sketching the basis of the theory, within the context of the Schrödinger equation for spatially varying effective mass, the simplest problem, namely, transmission through a square well potential with a position dependent mass barrier is studied and its novel properties are obtained. The solutions presented here may be advantageous in the design of semiconductor devices.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)583-586
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Physical Journal B
Volume48
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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