for the simulation of electronic and optoelectronic semiconductor nanodevices

We develop powerful tools for the simulation of nanostructures.

Applications include nanotransistors, LEDs, laser diodes, quantum dots, nanowires, quantum cascade lasers, HEMTs, photodetectors and solar cells.

Due to the continuing scaling of semiconductor electronics, quantum physical effects are gaining importance and fundamentally challenge industry with respect to simulation and design. Our unique selling proposition is an advanced physical method for the calculation of the quantum mechanical properties of an arbitrary combination of geometries and materials.


ICMOVPE-XX, Stuttgart, Germany

nextnano will be exhibiting at the 20th International Conference on Metalorganic Vapor Phase Epitaxy in Stuttgart, Germany. We are looking forward to informing you about our nextnano software for the epitaxial design of semiconductor heterostructures.

Organizer: University of Stuttgart & University of Ulm
when: Su, 2022-Jul-10 - Fr, 2021-Jul-15
where: Schwabenlandhalle Fellbach, 70734 Fellbach, Germany

IWN 2022

International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors

nextnano will be exhibitor at the International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors in Berlin, Germany. We are looking forward to informing you at our booth about our software for simulating nitride semiconductor heterostructures.

when: Su, 2022-Oct-09 - Fr, 2022-Oct-14
where: Hotel Berlin Central District (formerly Maritim Hotel), Berlin, Germany

nextnano team

The nextnano team

Thomas, Alex, Alex, Stefan, Jörg, Carola & Maria
CEO T-shaped wire

Download of tutorials

NEWS | 2016-July-22

You can now directly download our tutorial input files.

nextnanomat screenshot RTD

Update available

NEWS | 2020-Apr-14
A new nextnano update has been released: Version


Single electron transistor

New Tutorials

  • AlGaN/GaN FET
    Two-dimensional electron gas in an AlGaN/GaN field effect transistor
  • Core-Shell Nanowire
    Schrödinger equation of a two-dimensional core-shell structure and
    Hexagonal 2DEG - Two-dimensional electron gas in a delta-doped hexagonal shaped GaAs/AlGaAs nanowire heterostructure
  • Si/SiGe MODQW
    Si/SiGe Modulation Doped Quantum Well
  • Download tutorial input files

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New EU project!

NEWS | 2017-Dec-14
The newsletter of the Bavarian Cluster Nanotechnology reports about our new EU project FLASH.
Company profile / Mitgliedsporträt nextnano GmbH (in German)


Test nextnano.NEGF!

NEWS | 2016-Aug-02


Electron density of a QCL
Our new nextnano.NEGF code for quantum cascade lasers is available for testing. (Version 2022-06-13)


Test nextnano.MSB!

NEWS | 2018-Mar-03


Gain of a QCL
Our new nextnano.MSB code for quantum cascade lasers is available for testing. (Version 2017-12-20)