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Lecture 4: Stick Percolation and Nanonet Electronics
26 Oct 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
Stick percolation and nanonet transistors
Short channel nanonet transistors
Long channel nanonet transistors
Transistors at high voltages
Lecture 4: Thermoelectric Effects-Physical Approach
28 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
The effect of temperature gradients on current flow and how electrical currents produce heat currents are discussed.
Lecture 5: 2D Nets in a 3D World: Basics of Nanobiosensors and Fractal Antennae
27 Oct 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
Lecture 5: NEGF Simulation of Graphene Nanodevices
23 Sep 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
Network for Computational Nanotechnology,
Lecture 5: Thermoelectric Effects - Mathematics
16 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Beginning with the general model for transport, we mathematically derive
expressions for the four thermoelectric transport coefficients:
(i) Electrical conductivity,
(ii) Seebeck coefficient...
Lecture 6: 3D Nets in a 3D World: Bulk Heterostructure Solar Cells
Lecture 6: An Introduction to Scattering
In this lecture, we show how the mean-free-path (mfp) is related to the
time between scattering events and briefly discuss how the scattering
time is related to underlying physical processes.
Lecture 6: Graphene PN Junctions
22 Sep 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Electron optics in graphene
Transmission across NP junctions
Conductance of PN and NN junctions
Network for Computational Nanotechnology,
Lecture 7: Connection to the Bottom Up Approach
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23 Sep 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
While the previous lectures have been in the spirit of the bottom up approach, they did not follow the generic device model of Datta. In this lecture, the ballistic MOSFET theory will be formally...
Lecture 7: On Reliability and Randomness in Electronic Devices
14 Apr 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
Lecture 7: The Boltzmann Transport Equation
17 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Semi-classical carrier transport is traditionally described by the
Boltzmann Transport Equation (BTE). In this lecture, we present the
BTE, show how it is solved, and relate it to the Landauer...
Lecture 8: Measurements
A brief introduction to commonly-used techniques, such as van der Pauw and Hall effect measurements.
Lecture 8: Mechanics of Defect Generation and Gate Dielectric Breakdown
10 Mar 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
Lecture 9: Breakdown in Thick Dielectrics
05 Apr 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
Breakdown in gas dielectric and Paschen’s law
Spatial and temporal dynamics during breakdown
Breakdown in bulk oxides: puzzle
Theory of pre-existing defects: Thin oxides
Lecture 9: Introduction to Phonon Transport
This lecture is an introduction to phonon transport. Key similarities and differences between electron and phonon transport are discussed.
Lessons from Nanoelectronics
20 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
Everyone is familiar with the amazing performance of a modern laptop,
powered by a billion-plus nanotransistors, each having an active
region that is barely a few hundred atoms long. What is...
Lessons from Nanoelectronics (Q&A)
Q&A session from Lessons from Nanoelectronics.
Solar Cells Lecture 1: Introduction to Photovoltaics
19 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
An introduction to solar cells covering the basics of PN junctions,
optical absorption, and IV characteristics. Key technology options and economic considers are briefly presented.
Solar Cells Lecture 2: Physics of Crystalline Solar Cells
Solar cell performance is determined by generation and recombination of electron-hole pairs. This tutorial focussing on recombination losses in crystalline silicon solar cells under...
Solar Cells Lecture 4: What is Different about Thin-Film Solar Cells?
29 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
Thin film solar cells promise acceptable efficiency at low cost. This
tutorial examines the device physics of thin-film solar cells, which
generally require a different type of analysis...