10 Ways Advanced Computing Catalyzes Science

Designing new nanodevices

At the nanoscale, new phenomena take precedence over those that hold sway in the macro-world. Software that simulates the effect of an electric charge passing through a transistor that is only a few atoms wide is helping researchers to explore alternative materials that may replace silicon in future devices.

The software simulations designed by Purdue researcher Gerhard Klimeck and his group, available on the nanoHUB portal, provide new information about the limits of current semiconductor technologies and are helping to design future generations of nano electronic devices. 

nanoHUB, supported by NSF .....

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