SEQUAL is a device simulation program which performs a quantum mechanical analysis of electron transport. The user need not be an expert in quantum mechanics to obtain useful results from this program, although an understanding of the subject is an invaluable aid in the interpretation of output. For this reason,, the theoretical formulation of the analysis is presented in some detail, following a brief introduction. The knowledgeable (or anxious) user may turn directly to the discussions of input and output in Chapters 3 and 4. The reader is cautioned, however, not to skip Chaper 2 entirely. At the heart of many a program "error' lies a misinterpretation of output.
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