ME 597/PHYS 570: Fundamentals of Atomic Force Microscopy (Fall 2010)
01 Sep 2010 | Courses | Contributor(s): Ron Reifenberger, Arvind Raman
A course for students interested in learning the fundamentals underlying Atomic Force Microscopy.
CQT: Concepts of Quantum Transport
30 Nov 2006 | Courses | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
In this series of four lectures (approximately 6 hours total) Supriyo Datta explores the physics of current flow in nanodevices in simple physical terms, stressing clearly what is now known and what is not.
MSE 376 Nanomaterials
24 Oct 2006 | Courses | Contributor(s): Mark Hersam
"Nanomaterials," is an
interdisciplinary introduction to processing, structure, and properties of materials at the
nanometer length scale. The course will cover recent breakthroughs and assess the impact of this burgeoning field. Specific nanofabrication topics include epitaxy, beam …
Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics (Fall 2004)
01 Sep 2004 | Courses | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta, Behtash Behinaein
A newer version of this course is now available
and we would greatly appreciate your feedback regarding the new format and contents.
Welcome to the ECE 453 lectures.
The development of "nanotechnology" has made it possible to engineer material and devices on a length scale …
Overview of Computational Nanoscience: a UC Berkeley Course
01 Feb 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Jeffrey C Grossman, Elif Ertekin
This course will provide students with the fundamentals of computational problem-solving techniques that are used to understand and predict properties of nanoscale systems. Emphasis will be placed on how to use simulations effectively, intelligently, and cohesively to predict properties that occur …
ECE 606: Principles of Semiconductor Devices
12 Nov 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
In the last 50 years, solid state devices like transistors have evolved from an interesting laboratory experiment to a technology with applications in all aspects of modern life. Making transistors is a complex process that requires unprecedented collaboration among material scientists, solid state …
ECE 695s Nanophotonics
30 Aug 2006 | Courses | Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev
Welcome to the ECE 695S lectures
The course will cover nanoscale processes and devices and their applications for
manipulating light on the nanoscale. The following topics will be covered:
Fundamentals, Maxwell’s equations, light-matter interaction, dispersion, EM properties
BME 695N: Engineering Nanomedical Systems (Fall 2007)
03 Aug 2007 | Courses | Contributor(s): James Leary
This course will cover the basic concepts of design of integrated nanomedical systems for diagnostics and therapeutics. Topics to be covered include: why nanomedical approaches are needed, cell targeting strategies, choice of core nanomaterials, technologies for testing composition and structure …
ECE 656: Electronic Transport in Semiconductors (Fall 2009)
26 Aug 2009 | Courses | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
This course develops a basic understanding of the theory of charge carrier transport in semiconductors and semiconductor devices and an ability to apply it to the anslysis of experiments and devices.
ECE 495N: Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics
28 Aug 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
This is a newly produced version of the course that was
We would greatly appreciate your feedback regarding the new format and contents.
To convey the basic concepts of nanoelectronics to electrical
engineering students with no background in …
ECE 612 Nanoscale Transistors (Fall 2006)
08 Aug 2006 | Courses | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
This course examines the device physics of advanced transistors and the process, device, circuit, and systems considerations that enter into the development of new integrated circuit technologies.
Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor (Spring 2004)
23 May 2006 | Courses | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
The development of "nanotechnology" has made it possible to engineer materials and devices on a length scale as small as several nanometers (atomic distances are ~ 0.1 nm). The properties of such "nanostructures" cannot be described in terms of macroscopic parameters like mobility and diffusion …
02 Jun 2006 | Courses | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
Scaling of CMOS devices into the nanometer regime leads to increased processing cost. In this regard, the field of Computational Electronics is becoming more and more important because device simulation offers unique possibility to test hypothetical devices which have not been fabricated yet and it …
Illinois MATSE 280: Introduction to Engineering Materials
18 Aug 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Duane Douglas Johnson
This course introduces you to the materials science and engineering of metals,
ceramics, polymers, and electronic materials.
Topics include: bonding, crystallography, imperfections, phase
properties and processing of materials.
Case studies are used when …
ECE 612: Nanoscale Transistors (Fall 2008)
27 Aug 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
This course examines the device physics of advanced transistors and the process, device, circuit, and systems considerations that enter into the development of new integrated circuit technologies. The course consists of three parts. Part 1 treats silicon MOS and MOSFET fundamentals …
Nanoelectronics and the Meaning of Resistance
20 Aug 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
The purpose of this series of lectures is to introduce the "bottom-up" approach to nanoelectronics using concrete examples. No prior knowledge of quantum mechanics or statistical mechanics is assumed; however, familiarity with matrix algebra will be helpful for some topics.
ECE 659 Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor
27 Jan 2009 | Courses | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
This course the basic concepts of quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics with special emphasis on non-equilibrium problems involving nanoscale current flow to graduate students with little or no background in these subjects.
Colloquium on Graphene Physics and Devices
22 Sep 2009 | Courses | Contributor(s): Joerg Appenzeller, Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom
This short course introduces students to graphene as a fascinating research topic as well as to develop their skill in problem solving using the tools and techniques of electronics from the bottom up.
MSE 582 Transmission Electron Microscopy Skills
28 Jan 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Eric Stach
Practical introduction to the operation of transmission electron microscopes. Microscope design and function; imaging and diffraction modes and image content; instrument operation. Required of all students who use the TEM in their research.
An Introduction to BioMEMS and Bionanotechnology
07 Feb 2005 | Courses | Contributor(s): Rashid Bashir
This lecture series introduces the basic concepts and key topics underlying the interdisciplinary areas of BioMEMS and Bionanotechnology. Advances in this field require the knowledge of polymer processing and soft lithography in addition to knowledge of silicon-inspired fabrication. Since the end …