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Exciton energy in quantum wells

Author: Stefan Birner

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Exciton energy in quantum wells

This tutorial aims to reproduce the figures 6.4 (p. 196) and 6.5 (p. 197) of Paul Harrison's excellent book "Quantum Wells, Wires and Dots" (Section 6.5 "The two-dimensional and three-dimensional limits"), thus the following description is based on the explanations made therein.
We are grateful that the book comes along with a CD so that we were able to look up the relevant material parameters and to check the results for consistency.