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  1. Too hot to handle? The emerging challenge of reliability/variability in self-heated FintFET, ETSOI, and GAA-FET

    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...

  2. 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 MATLAB-based platform that provides a complete environment for developing, testing,...

  3. 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...

  4. 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.

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. A UCSD analytic TFET model

    18 Dec 2015 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Jianzhi Wu, Yuan Taur

    A continuous, analytic I-V model is developed for double-gate and nanowire tunnel FETs with 3D density of states, including depletion in the source. At the core of the model is a gate-controlled channel potential that satisfies the source and drain boundary conditions. Verified by...

  8. Few-Body 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 (3-8) electrons confined to a two-dimensional plane with a magnetic field oriented transversely.  This is the prototype system of strongly-correlated electrons in condensed matter physics, which...

  9. Atom-photon Interactions In 1D Photonic Crystals: From cQED to band-gap 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 light-matter interaction to be engineered for both trapping and strong atom-photon coupling, thereby opening new avenues for novel quantum transport and...

  10. 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...

  11. Nanotechology Principles Labs

    18 Dec 2015 | Series | Contributor(s): SHINE Project

    A series of lab experiments designed to teach students of any age about nanotechnology principles.

  12. [Illinois] Microchip system for multiplexed detection of foodborne pathogens

    18 Dec 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carlos Eduardo Duarte-Guevara

  13. 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 ID-VG characteristics of the 22 nm...

  14. 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 core-shell nanowires. Our electronic transport model considers quantum behaviors such as confinement, tunneling, electron-phonon scattering and electron-photon interactions. The large lattice mismatch...

  15. Screening Effect on Electric Field Produced by Spontaneous Polarization in ZnO Quantum Dot in Electrolyte

    05 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Min S. Choi, 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.

  16. 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 non-planar CMOS devices. To predict the performance of future scaled devices and new structures the quantum mechanical confinement based IRS models are...

  17. View of Uncertainty from a Mathematician doing Research at a Chemical Company

    22 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Sturnfield

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. Emerging CMOS Technology at 5 nm and Beyond: Emerging Interconnect Technologies

    14 Dec 2015 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Krishna Saraswat

    Emerging Interconnect Technologies