Localized electron state in a T-shaped confinement potential
Moscow State Engineering Physics Institute
(Technical University) Kashirskoe sh. 31, Moscow 115409,
Accepted: 8 June 2001
We consider a simple model of an electron moving in a T-shaped confinement potential. This model allows for an analytical solution that explicitly demonstrates the existence of laterally bound electron states in quantum wires obtained by the cleaved edge overgrowth technique.
PACS: 73.22.-f – Electronic structure of nanoscale materials: clusters, nanoparticles, nanotubes, and nanocrystals / 73.90.+f – Other topics in electronic structure and electrical properties of surfaces, interfaces, and thin films
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