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Quantum nanoelectronics UGA - WPMNQNA7

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  • Number of hours

    • Lectures : 11.25
    • Tutorials : 11.25
    ECTS : 3.0

Goals

Introducing all the basic requirement top understand the quantum electron transport and quantum manipulation of electrons in nanostructures

Contact Lionel BASTARD, Jean-Christophe TOUSSAINT

Content

Outline
2DEG, nanofabrication, how to measure a current through a mesoscopic device, Experimental conditions
Flying electrons
From classical transport to mesoscopic transport
Quantized conductance : the effect of the confinement
Scattering theory : how to calculate a current flowing through a mesoscopic , general framework
Toy model : the quantum hall effect
Application of the scattering matrix theory in different examples
Interference in mesoscopic physics for flying electrons
Introduction to topological matter
Confined electrons
Coulomb blockade phenomena
Application to charge detection and NEMS detection
Charge manipulation, level crossing, interference experiment with artificial atoms
What about spin of the electron?
Introduction to quantum computing



Prerequisites

Tests

Semester 9 - The exam is given in english only 



Additional Information

Semester 9 - This course is given in english only EN

Curriculum->PNS->Semester 9
Curriculum->Double-Diploma Engineer/Master->Semester 9

Bibliography

Electronic transport in mesoscopic systems, S. Datta
Quantum transport, Y. Blanter and Y. Nazarov
Quantum Transport in Semiconductor Nanostructures , C.W.J. Beenakker, H. van Houten, arXiv:cond-mat/0412664
Shot Noise in Mesoscopic Conductors, Ya. M. Blanter, M. Buttiker, arXiv:cond-mat/9910158

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Date of update December 14, 2016

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