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Prof Paul Harrison known as Paul

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Qualifications

PhD in computational solid state physics (Newcastle, 1991)
BSc (Hons) in physics (Hull, 1988)

Publications

See: https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?hl=en&user=g6H79xcAAAAJ

Memberships

Fellow of the Institute of Physics
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Research

Research interests in developing microscopic physical models of quantum opto-electronic devices such as mid- and far-infrared (Terahertz) quantum cascade lasers (QCLs) and quantum well infra-red photodetectors (QWIPs) by combining solutions of Schrodinger’s equations with electron-phonon and electron-electron scattering mechanisms and solving the resultant rate equations self-consistently. Author of `Quantum Wells, Wires and Dots: theoretical and computational physics of semiconductor nanostructures’ the 4th edition of which was with Alex Valavanis and published by Wiley in 2016.

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