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Description

ABACUS is a collection of tools for the teaching fundamental concepts of semiconductor devices. These concepts typically include lattices, crystal structure, bandstructure, band models, carrier distributions, drift, diffusion, pn junctions, solar cells, light-emitting diodes (LED), bipolar junction transistors (BJT), metal-oxide semiconductor capacitors (MOScap), and multi-acronym-device field effect transistors (madFETs).

ABACUS is the key element in the Tool-Powered Curriculum on Semiconductor Device Education.

Resources (41-60 of 88)

  1. Conductivity - Theoretical Exercise

    02 Aug 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5181

  2. PN diode - Advanced theoretical exercises

    02 Aug 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5179

  3. Basic operation of a PN diode - Theoretical exercise

    02 Aug 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    These exercises help the students better understand the operation of conventional, p+n and short diode.www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5177

  4. Exercise: Crystal Lattices

    29 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    This exercise helps the student better understand various types of crystal lattices, in particular diamond and zinc-blende and also helps in better understanding of the miller indicies. The...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5144

  5. Exercise: MATLAB Tool Construction for Degenerate/Nondegenerate Semiconductors That Includes Partial Ionization of the Dopants

    29 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    This exercise teaches the students how to calculate Ec-Ef from charge neutrality for general Fermi-Dirac statistics and compensated semiconductors. As such it then allows the student to calculate...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5146

  6. Tunneling Through Triangular Barrier: an Exercise for PCPBT

    23 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    This exercise teaches the users that a very good result can be obtained when the triangular barrier is approximated with 11 segment piece-wise constant potential barrier...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5102

  7. Exercise: Basic Operation of n-Channel SOI Device

    23 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    This exercise teaches the students the basic operation of n-channel SOI devices.NSF

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5104

  8. BJT Operation Description

    18 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    This set of powerpoint slides is ment for undergraduate and first year graduate students and describe the basic principles of operation of Bipolar Junction Transistor.www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5083

  9. MOSFET Operation Description

    18 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    This set of slides gives the students basic understanding of MOSFET operation description.www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF Career

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5085

  10. MOS Capacitors: Theory and Modeling

    18 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    These slides can help users acquire a basic understanding of Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor (MOS) capacitors.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5087

  11. BJT Problems and PADRE Exercise

    11 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    This set of problems makes the students familiar with h-parameters and they also teach them how to write the input deck for simulation of BJT device to obtain the Gummel plot, the output...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5051

  12. Computational Electronics HW - Simplified Band Structure Model

    11 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5031

  13. Reading Material: Esaki Diode

    09 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4982

  14. Homework: WKB Approximation

    09 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4990

  15. Energy Bands as a Function of the Geometry of the n-Well Potential: an Exercise

    05 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    Explores the position and the width of the bands as a function of the 10-barrier potential parameters. NSF

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4873

  16. Can we define unique effective masses in Si nanowires?

    06 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    This exercise teaches the users that for small nanostructures the concept of the effective mass becomes vague and in order to properly describe nanostructures one has to take into account the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4880

  17. Tutorial on Semi-empirical Band Structure Methods

    06 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    This tutorial explains in details the Empirical Pseudopotential Method for the electronic structure calculation, the tight-binding method and the k.p method. For more details on the Empirical...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4882

  18. Exercise: Density of States Function Calculation

    06 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    These exercises teach the students how to derive the DOS function for a 2D and a 1D system and to calculate the energy-dependent effective mass for non-parabolic bands.www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4890

  19. Exercise: Dopants and Semiconductor Statistics

    06 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    This exercise emphasizes the calculation of the position of the Fermi level at T=0K and it also teaches the students about Einstain relation for non-degenerate...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4892

  20. PN Diode Exercise: Series Resistance

    06 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    An exercise in determining the series resistance in a PN diode.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4894

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