A new method for solving the ground-state problem in arbitrary quantum wells: Application to electron-hole quasi-bound levels in quantum wells under high electric field

Singh, Jasprit
February 1986
Applied Physics Letters;2/10/1986, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p434
Academic Journal
A method based on the Monte Carlo technique and variational principle is developed to study the ground-state problem in arbitrary quantum wells. A technique is described to use this method to study quasi-bound states in systems. The method is applied to AlGaAs/GaAs quantum wells subjected to high electric fields. Advantages of this approach over the conventional variational approach are identified.


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