2008 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up
26 Aug 2008 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam, Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom
Electronics from the Bottom Up is designed to promote the bottom-up perspective by beginning at the nanoscale, and working up to the micro and macroscale of devices and systems. For electronic devices, this means first understanding the smallest electronic device – a single molecule with two contacts. For carrier transport, it means beginning at the nanoscale where ballistic transport, atomistic effects, and stochastic effects dominate. For MOSFETs, it means beginning with the “ultimate” MOSFET. Electronics from the Bottom Up does not mean ab initio numerical simulations – it means beginning with concepts and approaches that are both simple and sound at the nanoscale rather than extrapolated from the microscale.
2009 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up
22 Sep 2009 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom, Muhammad A. Alam, Joerg Appenzeller
The school will consist of two lectures in the morning on the Nanostructured Electronic Devices: Percolation and Reliability and an afternoon lecture on Graphene Physics and Devices. A hands on laboratory session will be available in the afternoons.
A Blind Fish in a River with a Waterfall
23 Mar 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam, Sajia Sadeque
Prototype for a reliability problem defined as Stochastic Process with a Threshold
A Physical Model for Non-Ohmic Shunt Conduction and Metastability in Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells
16 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sourabh Dongaonkar, Souvik Mahapatra, Karthik Yogendra, Muhammad Alam
In this talk we develop a coherent physics based understanding of the shunt leakage problem in a-Si:H cells, and discuss its implications on cell and module level.
Sourabh Dongaonkar is with School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Karthik Y and Souvik Mahapatra are with Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India
SRC ERI, Network for Photovoltaic Technology
 V. Sittinger, F. Ruske, W. Werner, B. Szyszka, B. Rech, J. …
A Tutorial Introduction to Negative-Capacitor Landau Transistors: Perspectives on the Road Ahead
04 Dec 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
In this talk, I use a simple graphical approach to demystify the device and explain why the experimental results are easy to misinterpret. Since the NC-FET is just a special case of a much broader class of phase-change devices and systems (e.g., transistors, memories, MEMS, logic-in-memory architecture) that operate by tailoring the Landau potential energy landscape, once NC-FET is understood, the operation of all other devices becomes intuitively obvious as well. The talk will conclude with a discussion of four possible roads to improving NC-FET device performance.