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  1. Thermal Transport Across Interfaces

    23 Aug 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Timothy S Fisher

    These lectures provide a theoretical development of the transport ofthermal energy by conduction in nanomaterials, in which materialinterfaces typically dominate transport. The physical nature of energytransport by two carriers: electrons and phonons--will be explored.

  2. Solar Cell Fundamentals

    19 Aug 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom, J. L. Gray, Muhammad A. Alam

    The modern solar cell was invented at Bell Labs in 1954 and is currently receiving renewed attention as a potential contribution to addressing the world's energy challenge. This set of five tutorials is an introduction to solar cell technology fundamentals. It begins with a broad overview of...

  3. Near-Equilibrium Transport: Fundamentals and Applications

    28 Jul 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Engineers and scientists working on electronic materials and devicesneed a working knowledge of "near-equilibrium" (also called "linear"or "low-field") transport. The term "working knowledge" meansunderstanding how to use theory in practice. Measurements ofresistivity, conductivity, mobility,...

  4. Colloquium on Graphene Physics and Devices

    22 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Joerg Appenzeller, Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom

    This short course introduces students to graphene as a fascinating research topic as well as to develop their skill in problem solving using the tools and techniques of electronics from the bottom up.

  5. Nanostructured Electronic Devices: Percolation and Reliability

    17 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam

    In this series of lectures introduces a simple theoretical framework for treating randomness and variability in emerging nanostructured electronic devices for wide ranging applications – all within an unified framework of spatial and temporal percolation. The problems considered involve...

  6. Percolation Theory

    03 Nov 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam

    The electronic devices these days have become so small that the number of dopant atoms in the channel of a MOFET transistor, the number of oxide atoms in its gate dielectric, the number silicon- or metal crystals in nanocrystal Flash memory, the number of Nanowires in a flexible nanoNET...

  7. Physics of Nanoscale MOSFETs

    26 Aug 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Transistor scaling has pushed channel lengths to the nanometer regime where traditional approaches to MOSFET device physics are less and less suitable This short course describes a way of understanding MOSFETs that is much more suitable than traditional approaches when the channel lengths are of...

  8. Nanoelectronics and the Meaning of Resistance

    20 Aug 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta

    The purpose of this series of lectures is to introduce the "bottom-up" approach to nanoelectronics using concrete examples. No prior knowledge of quantum mechanics or statistical mechanics is assumed; however, familiarity with matrix algebra will be helpful for some topics. Day 1: What...