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Graphene is a one-atom-thick planar sheet of sp2-bonded carbon atoms that are densely packed in a honeycomb crystal lattice. The term Graphene was coined as a combination of graphite and the suffix -ene by Hanns-Peter Boehm, who described single-layer carbon foils in 1962. Graphene is most easily visualized as an atomic-scale chicken wire made of carbon atoms and their bonds. The crystalline or "flake" form of graphite consists of many graphene sheets stacked together.
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A Comparative Study of nanoHUB Tools for the Simulation of Carbon-based FETs
03 Sep 2015 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Jose M. de la Rosa
This work compares the different tools available in nanoHUB for the electrical simulation of carbon- based field-effect transistors made up of either carbon nanotubes (CNTs) or graphene. ...
The PhotonicVASEfit Tutorial
18 Jun 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ludmila Prokopeva, Alexander V. Kildishev
This online presentation will help you to get started with our simulation tool PhotonicVASEfit. In the introduction we explain the scenarios in which the simulation tool can be used. We describe...
PhotonicVASEfit: VASE fitting tool
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19 May 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Ludmila Prokopeva, You-Chia Chang, Alexander V. Kildishev (editor)
Retrieves optical constants of a material by fitting it to VASE (Variable Angle Spectroscopic Ellipsometry) data
Spaser in Quantum Regime
12 Feb 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark I Stockman
The spaser have been introduced theoretically and discovered experimentally. We briefly consider quantum theory and latest results on spaser as an ultrafast quantum generator and amplifier of...
Crystal Viewer V3.0 First Time User Guide
28 Jan 2015 | Papers | Contributor(s): Yuanchen Chu, James Fonseca, Michael Povolotskyi, Gerhard Klimeck
This first-time user guide is an introduction to the Crystal Viewer Tool V3.0.
Tunnel FET Learning Tutorial
05 Mar 2014 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Mark Cheung
This module covers:
Field-effect transistor (FET) review,
Motivation for TFET,
Device design and simulation,
[Illinois] Metal and Semiconductor Nanoparticles Supported on Graphene for Energy Conversion and Heterogeneous Catalysis
17 Dec 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): M. Samy El Shall
Graphene has attracted great interest for a fundamental understanding of its unique structural and electronic properties and also for important potential applications in nanoelectronics and...
Quick and Easy Guide to Carbon Structure Simulations using Crystal Viewer Tool
30 Sep 2013 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tanya Faltens
These are step-by-step instructions for creating simulations of carbon nanostructures:
- buckly ball
- carbon nanotubes
- graphene sheets
These instructions will allow teachers to run...
SPICE Model of Graphene Nanoribbon FETs
12 Jul 2013 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Ying-Yu Chen, Morteza Gholipour, Artem Rogachev, Amit Sangai, Deming Chen
Graphene Nano-Ribbons Field-Effect Transistors HSPICE implementation based on the following two publications:
 Y-Y. Chen, A. Rogachev, A. Sangai, G. Iannaccone, G. Fiori, and D. Chen (2013)....
The Road Ahead for Carbon Nanotube Transistors
09 Jul 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Aaron Franklin
In this talk, recent advancements in the nanotube transistor field will be reviewed, showing why CNTFETs are worth considering now more than ever. Then, the material- and device-related challenges...
BNSF Outreach Activity for High School Students: Nanoengineering Track
09 Jul 2013 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gurpreet Singh
Outreach activity for high school students: Nanoengineering track (Kansas State University).
Purpose: To encourage diverse young people to pursue careers in engineering and help them understand...
Properties Of Graphene
09 Jul 2013 | Papers | Contributor(s): Jesus de La Fuente
An explanation of the properties of graphene. Learn about its fundamental characteristics, electronic properties and optical properties.
Landauer Approach to Thermoelectrics
23 Jun 2013 | Papers | Contributor(s): Changwook Jeong
Many efforts have been made to search for materials that maximize the thermoelectric (TE) figure of merit, ZT, but for decades, the improvement has been limited because of the interdependent...
Carbon-Based Nanoswitch Logic
28 Mar 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephen A. Campbell
This talk discusses a rather surprising possibility: the use of carbon-based materials such as carbon nanotubes and grapheneto make nanomechanical switches with at least an order of magnitude...
Is Graphene Alone in the Universe?
05 Dec 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jacob B. Khurgin
In this talk we show that many heterostructures based on III-V (InGaSb) and II-VI (HgCdTe) semiconductors can be engineered to have all the above properties nearly indistinguishable from those of...
Graphene Raman Imaging and Spectroscopy Processing v1.2
06 Feb 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): matias gabriel babenco, Li Tao, Deji Akinwande
Raman spectroscopy processing for Graphene growth characterization
NEMO5 Tutorial 4C: Graphene Nanostructures
20 Jul 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Junzhe Geng
Journey Along the Carbon Road
19 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Zhihong Chen
I will discuss two distinct topics: In the first part of my talk I will present results on carbon nanotubes focusing on high performance computing with the aim to replace silicon in logic device...
Energy Dissipation at the Nanoscale: from graphene to phase-change materials
20 Dec 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Pop
This talk will present recent highlights from our studies of dissipation in novel nanoelectronics based on graphene and phase-change materials. We have investigated both Joule heating and Peltier...
ECE 656 Lecture 3: Density of States
07 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Density of states