Quantifying the impact of phonon scattering on electrical and thermal transport in quantum dots
Mathematical Physics and NanoLund, Lund University, Box 118, 22100 Lund, Sweden
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Received in final form: 26 June 2018
Published online: 24 January 2019
We report the inclusion of phonon scattering to our recently established numerical package QmeQ for transport in quantum dot systems. This enables straightforward calculations for a large variety of devices. As examples we show (i) transport in a double-dot structure, where energy relaxation is crucial to match the energy difference between the levels, and (ii) the generation of electrical power by contacting cold electric contacts with quantum dot states, which are subjected to heated phonons.
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