
ECE 695A Lecture 9R: Review Questions
08 Feb 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Review Questions:
Does NBTI powerexponent depend on voltage or temperature?
Do you expect the NBTI powerexponent to be larger or smaller if trapping is important?
How does one know that...
http://nanohub.org/resources/16778

ECE 695A Lecture 11: Temperature Dependence of NBTI
07 Feb 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
Review: Temperature activation & NBTI
Temperature dependent forward/reverse rates
Temperature dependence of diffusion coefficient
Material dependence of activation...
http://nanohub.org/resources/16774

ECE 695A Lecture 10: NBTI Time Dependence  Frequency and Duty Cycle Dependencies
06 Feb 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
NBTI stress and relaxation by RD model
Frequency independence and lifetime projection
Duty cycle dependence
The magic of measurement
Conclusions
http://nanohub.org/resources/16668

ECE 695A Lecture 9: NBTI Time Dependence  Stress Phase
06 Feb 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
Background: Timedependent degradation
The ReactionDiffusion model
Approximate solution to RD model in stress phase
Degradation free transistors
Conclusions
http://nanohub.org/resources/16667

ECE 595E Lecture 9: Programming for Linear Algebra
01 Feb 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Peter Bermel
Outline:
Recap from Friday
Application Examples
Electrostatic potential (Poisson’s equation)
1D array of charge
2D grid of charge
Arrays of interacting spins
1D interaction...
http://nanohub.org/resources/16652

ECE 595E Lecture 10: Solving Quantum Wavefunctions
01 Feb 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Peter Bermel
Outline:
Recap from Monday
Schrodinger’s equation
Infinite & Finite Quantum Wells
KronigPenney model
Numerical solutions:
Real space
Fourier space
http://nanohub.org/resources/16653

ECE 695A Lecture 6: Defects in the Bulk and at Interfaces
01 Feb 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
Strain in materials/origin of defects
Examples: bulk defects
Examples: interface defects
Measurements
Conclusions
http://nanohub.org/resources/16608

ECE 695A Lecture 8: Phenomenological Observations for NBTI
01 Feb 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
Qualitative observations
Time, voltage, temperature dependencies
Material dependence
Circuit implications
http://nanohub.org/resources/16665

ECE 695A Lecture 8R: Review Questions
01 Feb 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
What is the distinction between BTI and NBTI phenomena?
What does it mean that a process is thermally activated?
What is the difference between parametric failure and catastrophic failure?...
http://nanohub.org/resources/16666

ECE 695A Lecture 5: Amorphous Material/Interfaces
29 Jan 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
Amorphous vs. crystalline materials
Defectfree amorphous material
Origin of defects (Maxwell’s relation)
Conclusions
http://nanohub.org/resources/16548

ECE 595E Lecture 8: Eigenvalues
29 Jan 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Peter Bermel
Outline:
Recap from Wednesday
Eigenproblem Solution Techniques
Power Methods
Inverse Iteration
Atomic Transformations
Factorization Methods
http://nanohub.org/resources/16627

ECE 595E Lecture 7: Optimization and Eigenvalues
29 Jan 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Peter Bermel
http://nanohub.org/resources/16623

ECE 595E Lecture 6: Finding Special Values
29 Jan 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Peter Bermel
Outline:
Recap from Wednesday
Root Finding
Bisection
NewtonRaphson method
Brent’s method
Optimization
Golden Section Search
Brent’s Method
Downhill Simplex
Conjugate gradient...
http://nanohub.org/resources/16597

ECE 695A Lecture 7: Trapping in Preexisting Traps
29 Jan 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
Preexisting vs. stressinduced traps
Voltageshift in preexisting bulk/interface traps
Random Telegraph Noise, 1/f noise
Conclusion
http://nanohub.org/resources/16609

ECE 695A Lecture 7A: Appendix  Theory of Stochastic Distribution
29 Jan 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Supplemental information for Lecture 7: Trapping in Preexisting Traps
http://nanohub.org/resources/16611

ECE 695A Lecture 7R: Review Questions
29 Jan 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Review Questions:
Why are there more types of defects in crystals than in amorphous material?
From the perspective of Maxwell’s relation, how does H reduce defect density?
Why is HfO2 so...
http://nanohub.org/resources/16615

ECE 595E Lecture 5: Linear Algebra
18 Jan 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Peter Bermel
Outline:
Recap from Monday
Overview: Computational Linear Algebra
Gaussian Elimination
LU Decomposition
Singular Value Decomposition
Sparse Matrices
QR Decomposition
http://nanohub.org/resources/16573

ECE 595E Lecture 3: Computability
17 Jan 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Peter Bermel
Outline:
Overview • Definitions
Computing Machines
ChurchTuring Thesis
Polynomial Time
Example
http://nanohub.org/resources/16567

ECE 595E Lecture 4: NPhardness
17 Jan 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Peter Bermel
Outline:
Recap from Friday
Class NP
Nondeterministic Turing machines
Reducibility
CookLevin theorem
Coping with NP Hardness
http://nanohub.org/resources/16572

ECE 695A Lecture 3: Reliability as a Threshold Problem
17 Jan 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
Reliability as a Threshold Problem: Empirical vs. Physical Models
‘Blind Fish in a Waterfall’ as a prototype for Accelerated Testing/Statistical distribution
Four elements of...
http://nanohub.org/resources/16546