A spectral method for solving the Boltzmann equation by the scattering matrix approach is presented, The algorithm discussed can be used to simulate both bulk and device properties with arbitrary field profiles. Although the primary goal is to reduce the data storage problem of the scattering matrix approach, many of the concepts and mathematical properties developed may be useful for other traditional spectral methods as well.


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