
Lecture 2: Thresholds, Islands, and Fractals
04 Nov 2008  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
Three basic concepts of the percolation theory – namely, percolation threshold, cluster size distribution, and fractal dimension – are defined and methods to calculate them are illustrated via...
http://nanohub.org/resources/5698

Lecture 3: Electrical Conduction in Percolative Systems
17 Sep 2009  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
Network for Computational Nanotechnology,
Intel Foundation
http://nanohub.org/resources/7171

Lecture 3: Low Bias Transport in Graphene: An Introduction
18 Sep 2009  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Outline:
Introduction and Objectives
Theory
Experimental approach
Results
Discussion
Summary
Lecture notes are available for this lecture.
http://nanohub.org/resources/7401

Lecture 3: ResistanceBallistic to Diffusive
28 Jul 2011  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
The resistance of a ballistic conductor and concepts, such as the quantum
contact resistance, are introduced and discussed. The results are then
generalized to treat transport all the way from...
http://nanohub.org/resources/11746

Lecture 4: Graphene: An Experimentalist's Perspective
12 Feb 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Joerg Appenzeller
Network for Computational Nanotechnology,
Intel Foundation
http://nanohub.org/resources/7421

Lecture 4: Stick Percolation and Nanonet Electronics
26 Oct 2009  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
Outline:
Stick percolation and nanonet transistors
Short channel nanonet transistors
Long channel nanonet transistors
Transistors at high voltages
Conclusions
http://nanohub.org/resources/7172

Lecture 4: Thermoelectric EffectsPhysical 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.
http://nanohub.org/resources/11747

Lecture 5: 2D Nets in a 3D World: Basics of Nanobiosensors and Fractal Antennae
27 Oct 2009  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
Outline:
Background:
A
different
type
of
transport
problem
Example:
Classical
biosensors
Fractal
dimension
and
cantor
transform
Example:
fractal...
http://nanohub.org/resources/7173

Lecture 5: NEGF Simulation of Graphene Nanodevices
23 Sep 2009  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
Network for Computational Nanotechnology,
Intel Foundation
http://nanohub.org/resources/7422

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...
http://nanohub.org/resources/11851

Lecture 6: 3D Nets in a 3D World: Bulk Heterostructure Solar Cells
27 Oct 2009  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
Outline:
Introduction:
definitions
and
review
Reaction
diffusion
in
fractal
volumes
Carrier
transport
in
BH
solar
cells
All
phase
transitions...
http://nanohub.org/resources/7174

Lecture 6: An Introduction to Scattering
16 Aug 2011  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
In this lecture, we show how the meanfreepath (mfp) is related to the
time between scattering events and briefly discuss how the scattering
time is related to underlying physical processes.
http://nanohub.org/resources/11856

Lecture 6: Graphene PN Junctions
22 Sep 2009  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Outline:
Introduction
Electron optics in graphene
Transmission across NP junctions
Conductance of PN and NN junctions
Discussion
Summary
Network for Computational Nanotechnology,
Intel...
http://nanohub.org/resources/7423

Lecture 7: Connection to the Bottom Up Approach
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...
http://nanohub.org/resources/5314

Lecture 7: On Reliability and Randomness in Electronic Devices
14 Apr 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
Outline:
Background
information
Principles
of
reliability
physics
Classification
of
Electronic
Reliability
Structure
Defects
in
Electronic
...
http://nanohub.org/resources/7175

Lecture 7: The Boltzmann Transport Equation
17 Aug 2011  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Semiclassical 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...
http://nanohub.org/resources/11861

Lecture 8: Measurements
16 Aug 2011  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
A brief introduction to commonlyused techniques, such as van der Pauw and Hall effect measurements.
http://nanohub.org/resources/11862

Lecture 8: Mechanics of Defect Generation and Gate Dielectric Breakdown
10 Mar 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
http://nanohub.org/resources/7176

Lecture 9: Breakdown in Thick Dielectrics
05 Apr 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
Outline:
Breakdown in gas dielectric and Paschen’s law
Spatial and temporal dynamics during breakdown
Breakdown in bulk oxides: puzzle
Theory of preexisting defects: Thin oxides
Theory...
http://nanohub.org/resources/7177

Lecture 9: Introduction to Phonon Transport
17 Aug 2011  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
This lecture is an introduction to phonon transport. Key similarities and differences between electron and phonon transport are discussed.
http://nanohub.org/resources/11869