Enrollment into the program, familiarity with the content of Quantum mechanics course.

# Nanophysics

Content (Syllabus outline):

Izbrana poglavja iz učbenikov:

C. Kittel, Introduction to solid state physics (John Wiley & Sons, 2005 ali kasnejša izdaja).

W. Rainer, Nanoelectronics and Information Technology (John Wiley & Sons, 2005).

D.K. Ferry and S.M. Goodnick, Transort in nanostructures (Cambridge University Press, 2001).

S. Datta, Electronic transport in mesoscopic systems (Cambridge University Press, 1997).

N.D. Mermin, Quantum Computer Science (Cambridge University Press, 2007).

Application of theoretical methods for description and analysis of real mesoscopic systms as are quantum dots, quantum wires, thin layers etc.

Knowledge and understanding:

Basic understanding of nano materials and typical effects of ene and two dimensional systems. Application of methods of statistical and quantum physics in mesoscopic systems.

Application:

The analysis of equilibrium and non-equilibrium phenomena in nano materials and nano devices.

Reflection:

Critical evaluation of theoretical predictions using experimental results.

Transferable skills:

Understanding of phenomena and their explanation using experimental results.

Lectures, seminar excercises, home work, tutorial.

Written exam

Oral exam

grading: 5 (fail), 6-10 (pass) (according to the Statute of UL)

Geometric analysis of entangled qubit pairs,

A. Ramšak, New J. Phys. 13, 103037 (2011).

Spin thermopower in interacting quantum dots,

T. Rejec, R. Žitko, J. Mravlje, and A. Ramšak, Phys. Rev. B 85, 085117 (2012).

Exact nonadiabatic holonomic transformations of spin-orbit qubits,

T. Čadež, J.H. Jefferson, and A. Ramšak, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 150402 (2014).