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  1. ECE 695A Lecture 28: Circuit Implications of Dielectric Breakdown

    08 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Outline:Part 1 - Understanding Post-BD FET behaviorBD position determinationHard and Soft BD in FETsDistinguishing leakage and intrinsic FET parameters shiftsPart 2 - Impact of breakdown on digital circuit operationBD in ring oscillatorBDinSR AMcellTiming, BD into soft node

  2. ECE 695A Lecture 29: Breakdown of Thick Dielectrics

    08 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Outline:IntroductionSpatial and temporal dynamics during breakdownBreakdown in bulk oxides: puzzleConclusions 

  3. ECE 695A Lecture 29A: Appendix - Dimension of a Surface

    08 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

  4. ECE 695A Lecture 29R: Review Questions

    08 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Review Questions:Mention a few differences between thick and thin oxide breakdown.Is breakdown in thick oxides contact dominated? Can I use AHI theory here?How does the Paschen’s cascade initiate?What does it mean to have a fractal dimension of 1.7 for 2D breakdown? Why does the number suggest...

  5. ECE 695A Lecture 30: Breakdown in Dielectrics with Defects

    08 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Outline:IntroductionTheory of pre-existing defects: Thin oxidesTheory of pre-existing defects: thick oxidesConclusions

  6. ECE 695A Lecture 30R: Review Questions

    08 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Outline:What is the difference between extrinsic vs. intrinsic breakdown?Does gas dielectric have extrinsic breakdown? Why or why not?What does ESD damage and the plasma damage to thin oxides?Can you explain the physical meaning of infant mortality ? How does it relate to yield of semiconductor...

  7. ECE 595E Lecture 30: Applications of CAMFR

    08 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

  8. Data-adaptive Filtering and the State of the Art in Image Processing

    15 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peyman Milanfar

    In this talk, I will present a practical and unified framework for understanding some common underpinnings of these methods. This leads to new insights and a broad understanding of how these diverse methods interrelate. I will also discuss the statistical performance of the resulting algorithms,...

  9. Random Forest Model Objects for Pulmonary Toxicity Risk Assessment

    17 Apr 2013 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Jeremy M Gernand

    This download contains MATLAB treebagger or Random Forest (RF) model objects created via meta-analysis of nanoparticle rodent pulmonary toxicity experiments. The ReadMe.txt file contains object descriptions including output definitions, input parameter descriptions, and applicable limits.

  10. ECE 595E Lecture 32: Simulations of Coupled Mode Theory Simulation (CMT)

    12 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    Outline:Recap from FridayNumerical ODE solversInitial value problemsBoundary value problemsnanoHUB Tool – CMTcomb3:RationaleGoverning ODEsUser interfaceOutput analysis

  11. ECE 595E Lecture 33: Introduction to Finite-Difference Time-Domain Simulations

    12 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    Outline:Recap from MondayIntroduction to FDTDSpecial features of MEEP:Perfectly matched layersSubpixel averagingSymmetryScheme (programmable) interfaceExamples:Periodic light-trapping structuresRandomly textured structures

  12. ECE 595E Lecture 34: Applications of Finite-Difference Time-Domain Simulations

    18 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    Outline:Recap from WednesdayPeriodic and randomly textured light-trapping structuresOverviewExperimental motivationComputational setupSimulated field evolutionAbsorption spectraFront coatingsCorrelated random structures

  13. ECE 595E Lecture 35: MEEP Tutorial I

    18 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    Outline:MEEP InterfacesMEEP ClassesTutorial examples:WaveguideBent waveguide

  14. ECE 595E Lecture 36: MEEP Tutorial II

    30 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    Outline:Recap from MondayExamplesMultimode ring resonatorsIsolating individual resonancesKerr nonlinearitiesQuantifying third-harmonic generation

  15. ECE 695A Lecture 31: Collecting and Plotting Data

    15 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Outline:Origin of data, Field Acceleration vs. Statistical InferenceNonparametric informationPreparing data for projection: Hazen formula Preparing data for projection: Kaplan formulaConclusion

  16. ECE 695A Lecture 31A: Appendix - Bootstrap Method Introduction

    15 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

  17. ECE 695A Lecture 31R: Review Questions

    15 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Review Questions:What is the difference between parametric estimation vs. non-parametric estimation?What principle did Tacho Brahe’s approach assume?What is the difference between population and sample? When we collect data for TDDB or NBTI, what type of data are we collecting?What problem...

  18. ECE 695A Lecture 32: Physical vs. Empirical Distribution

    17 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Outline:Physical Vs. empirical distributionProperties of classical distribution functionMoment-based fitting of dataConclusions

  19. ECE 695A Lecture 32R: Review Questions

    17 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Review Questions:Why do people use Normal, log-normal, Weibull distributions when they do not know the exact physical distribution?What is the problem of using empirical distributions? What are the advantages?If you must choose an empirical distribution, what should be your criteria? (Nos. of...

  20. Integrated Imaging Seminar Series

    30 Apr 2013 | Series | Contributor(s): Charles Addison Bouman

    Integrated imaging seminar series is jointly sponsored by the Birck Nanotechnology Center and ECE. Integrated Imaging is defined as a cross-disciplinary field combining sensor science, information processing, and computer systems for the creation of novel imaging and sensing systems. In this...