Additional Tutorials on Selected Topics in Nanotechnology

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Select tutorials in nanotechnology, part of the 2010 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up.

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  • Gerhard Klimeck; Umesh V. Waghmare; Timothy S Fisher; N. S. Vidhyadhiraja (2011), "Additional Tutorials on Selected Topics in Nanotechnology," http://nanohub.org/resources/11041.

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MSEE B012, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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  1. Tutorial 3a: Materials Simulation by First-Principles Density Functional Theory I

    14 Sep 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare

    This lecture provides an introduction to first-principles density functional theory based methods for simulation of materials, with a focus on determination of interatomic force constants and vibrational spectra of nano-structures and extended periodic materials.Outline:Phonons, soft...

  2. Tutorial 3b: Materials Simulation by First-Principles Density Functional Theory II

    14 Sep 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare

  3. Tutorial 2: A Bottom-Up View of Heat Transfer in Nanomaterials

    23 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher

    This lecture provides a theoretical development of the transport of thermal energy by conduction in nanomaterials. The physical nature of energy transport by two carriers—electrons and phonons--will be explored from basic principles using a common Landauer framework. Issues including the quantum...

  4. Tutorial 1: Electrical Fluctuations at the Nanoscale

    23 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): N.S.Vidhyadhiraja

    This lecture will review the phenomenology and theoretical approaches associated with the study of electrical current fluctuations.

  5. Tutorial 4a: High Bias Quantum Transport in Resonant Tunneling Diodes

    29 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    Outline:Resonant Tunneling Diodes - NEMO1D: Motivation / History / Key InsightsOpen 1D Systems: Transmission through Double Barrier Structures - Resonant TunnelingIntroduction to RTDs: Linear Potential DropIntroduction to RTDs: Realistic Doping ProfilesIntroduction to RTDs: Relaxation Scattering...

  6. Tutorial 4b: Introduction to the NEMO3D Tool - Electronic Structure and Transport in 3D

    29 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    Electronic Structure and Transport in 3D - Quantum Dots, Nanowires and Ultra-Thin Body Transistors

  7. Tutorial 4c: Formation of Bandstructure in Finite Superlattices (Exercise Session)

    29 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    How does bandstructure occur? How large does a repeated system have to be? How does a finite superlattice compare to an infinite superlattice?

  8. Tutorial 4d: Formation of Bandstructure in Finite Superlattices (Exercise Demo)

    29 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    Demonstration of thePiece-Wise Constant Potential Barriers Tool.