
E304 L3.1.1: Nanoscale Physics  The Challenges to Classical Physics
13 Jan 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Michael Escuti
This is the first of six short lectures that provide an introduction to nanoscale physics. This segment summarizes three key challenges to the Classical understanding of physics, which led to the development of Quantum physics. These challenges are: (i) The Ultraviolet...

Too hot to handle? The emerging challenge of reliability/variability in selfheated FintFET, ETSOI, and GAAFET
11 Jan 2016  Presentation Materials  Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam, Sang Hoon Shin, Muhammad Abdul Wahab, Jiangjiang Gu, Jingyun Zhang, Peide "Peter" Ye
This presentation is part of the 8th IEEE/ACM Workshop on Variability Modeling and Characterization (VMC) 2015. It is difficult to control the geometry, doping, and thicknesses of small transistors. Moreover, nanoscale transistors degrade due to NBTI and HCI at vastly different...

MAPP: The Berkeley Model and Algorithm Prototyping Platform
11 Jan 2016  Presentation Materials  Contributor(s): Tianshi Wang, Aadithya V Karthik, Jaijeet Roychowdhury
This presentation is part of the 8th IEEE/ACM Workshop on Variability Modeling and Characterization (VMC) 2015. It provides an introduction to Berkeley Model and Algorithm Prototyping Platform (MAPP). MAPP is a MATLABbased platform that provides a complete environment for developing, testing,...

A Primer on Semiconductor Fundamentals
10 Jan 2016  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
This primer quickly summarize some important semiconductor fundamentals. For those acquainted with semiconductors, this may be useful as a brief refresher. For those just getting started with semiconductors, my hope is that this primer provides just enough understanding to allow you to begin...

Maxwell’s Equations and Electromagnetics after 150 Years
29 Mar 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Weng Cho Chew
In this presentation will discuss the history of different solution methods in electromagnetic theory, ranging from approximate methods, to fast numerical methods, namely, the computational electromagnetics methods. We will also discuss future directions in this area.

8th IEEE/ACM Workshop on Variability Modeling and Characterization (VMC) 2015
07 Jan 2016  Workshops
Variability has emerged as a fundamental challenge to IC design in scaled CMOS technology; and it has profound impact on nearly all aspects of circuit performance. While some of the negative effects of variability can be handled via improvements in the manufacturing process, comprehensive...

The NEEDS Initiative: Devices, Circuits, and Systems
07 Jan 2016  Presentation Materials  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
This presentation is part of the 8th IEEE/ACM Workshop on Variability Modeling and Characterization (VMC) 2015.This presentation provides an overview of the NEEDS initiative, which is funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation and by the Semiconductor Research Corporation. The overarching...

A UCSD analytic TFET model
18 Dec 2015  Downloads  Contributor(s): Jianzhi Wu, Yuan Taur
A continuous, analytic IV model is developed for doublegate and nanowire tunnel FETs with 3D density of states, including depletion in the source. At the core of the model is a gatecontrolled channel potential that satisfies the source and drain boundary conditions. Verified by...

FewBody Insights Into the Quantum Hall Problem
05 Jan 2016  Online Presentations
This talk will summarize insights that emerge from theoretically treating a finite number of (38) electrons confined to a twodimensional plane with a magnetic field oriented transversely. This is the prototype system of stronglycorrelated electrons in condensed matter physics, which...

Atomphoton Interactions In 1D Photonic Crystals: From cQED to bandgap physics
05 Jan 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Jonathan Hood
We investigate opportunities that emerge from the integration of cold atoms with nanoscopic photonic crystal waveguides (PCWs). PCWs enable the lightmatter interaction to be engineered for both trapping and strong atomphoton coupling, thereby opening new avenues for novel quantum transport and...

Quick Review of Semiconductor Fundamentals
05 Jan 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
This lecture quickly summarizes some important semiconductor fundamentals. For those acquainted with semiconductors, it may be useful as a brief refresher. For those just getting started with semiconductors, my hope is that this lecture provides just enough understanding to allow you to begin...

Nanotechology Principles Labs
18 Dec 2015  Series  Contributor(s): SHINE Project, SHINE Project
A series of lab experiments designed to teach students of any age about nanotechnology principles.

[Illinois] Microchip system for multiplexed detection of foodborne pathogens
18 Dec 2015  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Carlos Eduardo DuarteGuevara

Anisotropic Schrödinger Equation Quantum Corrections for 3D Monte Carlo Simulations of Nanoscale Multigate Transistors
05 Jan 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Karol Kalna, Muhammad Ali A. Elmessary, Daniel Nagy, Manuel Aldegunde
IWCE 2015 presentation. We incorporated anisotropic 2D Schrodinger equation based quantum corrections (SEQC) that depends on valley orientation into a 3D Finite Element (FE) Monte Carlo (MC) simulation toolbox. The MC toolbox was tested against experimental IDVG characteristics of the 22 nm...

Thermionic Escape in Quantum Well Solar Cell
18 Dec 2015  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Nicolas Cavassilas, Fabienne Michelini, Marc Bescond
This theoretical work analyzes the photogeneration and the escape of carrier in InGaN/GaN coreshell nanowires. Our electronic transport model considers quantum behaviors such as confinement, tunneling, electronphonon scattering and electronphoton interactions. The large lattice mismatch...

Screening Effect on Electric Field Produced by Spontaneous Polarization in ZnO Quantum Dot in Electrolyte
05 Jan 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Xinia Meshik, Min S. Choi, Mitra Dutta, Michael Stroscio
IWCE 2015 presentation. in this paper, the calculation of the strength of the electrostatic field produced by zno quantum dots due to the spontaneous polarization in a physiological electrolyte and its application on retinal horizontal cells are presented.

Study of the Interface Roughness Models using 3D Finite Element Schrödinger Equation Corrected Monte Carlo Simulator on Nanoscaled FinFET
25 Jan 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Daniel Nagy, Muhammad Ali A. Elmessary, Manuel Aldegunde, Karol Kalna
IWCE 2015 presentation. Interface roughness scattering (IRS) is one of the key limiting scattering mechanism for both planar and nonplanar CMOS devices. To predict the performance of future scaled devices and new structures the quantum mechanical confinement based IRS models are...

View of Uncertainty from a Mathematician doing Research at a Chemical Company
22 Jan 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): James Sturnfield

Quantifying the Influence of Conformational Uncertainty in Biomolecular Solvation Using a L1 Minimization with Basis Rotation Algorithm
16 Dec 2015  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Guang Lin
Biomolecules exhibit conformation fluctuations near equilibrium states, inducing uncertainty in various biological properties. We have developed a L1 minimization with basis rotation algorithm to quantify this uncertainty using a generalized polynomial chaos expansion on collective variables...

Advanced CMOS Device Physics for 7 nm and Beyond
16 Dec 2015  Presentation Materials  Contributor(s): Scott Thompson
This presentation is part of 2015 IEDM tutorials The industry march along Moore's Law continues and new semiconductor nodes at 7 and beyond will certainly happen. However, many device, material, and economical challenges remain. This tutorial will target understanding key device concepts for...