
A Scalable Parallel Eigensolver for Large scale Simulations on Petascale Computing Environment
11 Dec 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Tetsuya Sakurai
In this talk, we present a parallel eigensolver (SS method) for large‐scale interior eigenvalue problems. This method has a good parallel scalability according to a hierarchical structure of the method. We also show software packages z‐Pares and CISS that are implementations of...

Incorporation of Studio Exercises for Physics Instruction at all Levels
11 Dec 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Christopher M. Sorensen
In this talk I will give examples of studio activities from all three and observations with regard to how well this form of instruction works. I will also discuss problems incurred with regard to class size and time limitations. My goal is to encourage my audience to implement studio instruction...

9nm GaSbInAs TFET Models with Doped Source Underlap for Circuit Simulations
03 Dec 2014  Downloads  Contributor(s): Ankit Sharma, Arun Goud Akkala, Kaushik Roy
This zip contains VerilogA compact lookup table models for 9nm channel length GaSbInAs TFET which can be used in HSPICE netlists for circuit simulations. Device simulation data for constructing the lookup table model was generated using NEMO5 atomistic tight binding transport simulator (also...

Optically Probing the Nanoarchitecture of Cells and Tissues
19 Mar 2015  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Steven L. Jacques
This seminar presents our current work on using light to probe the nanoarchitecture (11000 nm) of cells and tissues. In particular, our experiments with SHG and holographic imaging of angular scattering of photons explore the structure of collagen fibers. Our work with confocal reflectance...

HighFrequency Carbon Nanotube Transistors: A MultiScale Simulation Framework
07 Jan 2015  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Martin Claus
The talk gives an overview on a multiscale simulation framework with which this question can be answered. Methods to study the steadystate and transient quantum and semiclassical transport phenomena in CNTFETs and their application for the optimization of CNTFETs will be discussed. Special...

HighFrequency Carbon Nanotube Transistors: Fabrication, Characterization, and Compact Modeling
14 Jan 2015  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Martin Claus
The talk covers different aspects in the manufacturing of highfrequency CNTFETs, electrical device characterization and compact modeling of CNTFETs. The applicability of the semi physicsbased compact model CCAM for designing digital and analog HF circuits is shown. In particular, the model...

Multiscale Modeling of Thermoelectric Cooler
17 Dec 2014  Tools  Contributor(s): Allison Anne Campbell, Mohammad Zunaidur Rashid, afsana sharmin, Shaikh S. Ahmed
This tool simulates a practical thermoelectric cooler unit with atomistic models

Statistical SPICE Modeling Using Backward Propagation of Variance (BPV)
16 Dec 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Colin McAndrew
A key part of IC design is to characterize manufacturing variations in circuit performances. This requires accurate statistical circuit simulation models. The different types of statistical models that are required for different types of statistical circuit analyses will be reviewed, and the...

The MVS Nanotransistor Model: A Case Study in Compact Modeling
26 Nov 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Shaloo Rakheja
In this talk, I will present my view on building an industrystandard compact model by using the MVS model as a case study. In the first part of the talk, I discuss mathematical issues, such as the smoothness of functions and their higherorder derivatives in connection with the MVS model. While...

NSAC Meeting Minutes November 13
18 Nov 2014  Papers  Contributor(s): nsac nsac

The MVS Nanotransistor Model: A Primer
26 Nov 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
In this talk, I will present a gentle introduction to the MVS model. I’ll show how the basic equations of the model can be obtained by using a traditional approach to MOSFETs. I’ll then indicate how the parameters in this traditional model must be reinterpreted in order to capture...

Lecture 5: Systems of Identical Fermions in the Wigner Formulation of Quantum Mechanics
18 Nov 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Jean Michel D Sellier
In this lecture, Dr. Sellier discusses about systems of indistinguishable Fermions in the Wigner formulation of quantum mechanics.

Lecture 4: The abinitio Wigner Monte Carlo Method
18 Nov 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Jean Michel D Sellier
In this lecture, Dr. Sellier discusses the abinitio Wigner Monte Carlo method for the simulation of strongly correlated systems.

Lecture 3: The Wigner Monte Carlo Method for Density Functional Theory
18 Nov 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Jean Michel D Sellier
In this lecture, Dr. Sellier discusses the Wigner Monte Carlo method in the framework of density functional theory (DFT).

Lecture 2: The Wigner Monte Carlo Method for SingleBody Quantum Systems
18 Nov 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Jean Michel D Sellier
In this lecture, Dr. Sellier discusses the Wigner Monte Carlo method applied to singlebody quantum systems.

Impedance Spectroscopy Methods Applied to Thermoelectric Materials and Devices
19 Nov 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Jorge GarcíaCañadas
Impedance spectroscopy is one of the most helpful techniques for the characterization of a wide range of devices (solar cells, supercapacitors, fuel cells, etc.). However, it is not extensively used in the thermoelectric field and most of existing work is mainly focused on determining the figure...

WorkinProgress: FirstYear Engineering Students' SelfReported Knowledge of Nanotechnology – The Development of a Coding Scheme
11 Nov 2014  Papers  Contributor(s): Oguz Hanoglu, Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Yi Kong, Krishna Madhavan, Heidi A DiefesDux
Different types of instruction are used at the collegelevel for increasing students’ knowledge of nanotechnology. Purdue University introduced nanotechnology to firstyear engineering students in an introductory engineering course through two nanotechnologyrelated projects. The students...

Exploration of the Oxidation Rate of Silicon Wafers via Simulation
04 Nov 2014  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Tanya Faltens
This teaching resource is designed for instructors who would like to introduce exploration through simulation into their lessons on silicon oxidation. Stepbystep instructions are provided for running the process lab oxidation simulation, and guiding questions are provided that should...

Exploring Thin Film Interference Colors through Simulation
04 Nov 2014  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Tanya Faltens
This resource will guide instructors and independent learners through the process of simulating the reflections off of a thin film using the S4: Stanford Stratified Structure Solver simulation tool. Examples of a freely standing thin film (a soap bubble) and a thin film of silicon dioxide...

[Illinois] NanoOptics Lab Day 1
11 Nov 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): NanoBio Node, Jeremy Smith, Sarah White
This presentation includes the first day of the NanoOptics labs. It includes information on using the nanoDDSCAT tool on nanohub. This lab walks through using nanoDDSCAT to compute dipoles of objects, and wave length vs scattering. It also walks through using Blender to create your own...