Tags: nanoelectronics


Progress in technology has brought microelectronics to the nanoscale, but nanoelectronics is not yet a well-defined engineering discipline with a coherent, experimentally verified, theoretical framework. The NCN has a vision for a new, 'bottom-up' approach to electronics, which involves: understanding electronic conduction at the atomistic level; formulating new simulation techniques; developing a new generation of software tools; and bringing this new understanding and perspective into the classroom. We address problems in atomistic phenomena, quantum transport, percolative transport in inhomogeneous media, reliability, and the connection of nanoelectronics to new problems such as biology, medicine, and energy. We work closely with experimentalists to understand nanoscale phenomena and to explore new device concepts. In the course of this work, we produce open source software tools and educational resources that we share with the community through the nanoHUB.

This page is a starting point for nanoHUB users interested in nanoelectronics. It lists key resources developed by the NCN Nanoelectronics team. The nanoHUB contains many more resources for nanoelectronics, and they can be located with the nanoHUB search function. To find all nanoelectronics resources, search for 'nanoelectronics.' To find those contributed by the NCN nanoelectronics team, search for 'NCNnanoelectronics.' More information on Nanoelectronics can be found here.

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  1. Suggested Courses, for a begginer in nanoelectronics with no prior knowledge of Quantum Mechanics

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    Dear Nanohub,

    Thank you for the wonderful resources and helpful community members, I new to nanoelectronics and just started taking the self-paced course ECE 606. I have fairly good...


  2. Help, Error with simulation

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    I tried to simulate an LNA using Virtual-Source Carbon Nanotube Field-Effect Transistor using HSPICE 2008,03 but it gave me this error " hsp-vacomp: Error:...


  3. How might folding of DNA into specific shape help in materials science?

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    DNA Origami has matured in the recent past. However, is DNA a suitable template for assembly of materials in the nanoscale? For fabrication of devices, will a buffer with high concentrations of...


  4. Models for SETs in PSpice

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      Hello. I am trying to simulate hybrid circuits (cMOS SET transistors) and I can't find models for SET, anywhere... I only want a SET that can simulate properly along with regular...


  5. Which are the best universities in the world for doing MS+PhD in the field of Nanoelectronics based experimental quantum computing?

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  6. is it worth to persue M.Sc in nanoelectronics engineering from university of manchester,uk?

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    is it worth to pursue M.Sc in nano electronics engineering from university of manchester,uk? how is the nanoelectronics market in uk ?which kind of jobs i may get into ?which are the...


  7. scope of nanoelectronics in uk

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    is it good doin masters in nanoelectronics as international student in univ of manchester…how far this good and i want too know whether is there any jobs available in Uk after...



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    i am a student from BITS Goa, India…n i am doing my summer trainning at CEERI Pilani, a electronics research institute in India..I am deeply interested in the field of nanoelectronics and...


  9. Can anyone tell me the names of US Universities good for Nanoelectronics?

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    Can anyone tell me the names of US Universities good for Nanoelectronics since I plan to apply for PhD in Fall...


  10. Please help me with a research proposal

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    Hi , I am Samik from India. I would like to go for a PhD in Fall 2009. I would like to do Nanoelectronics. I am...


  11. tool required to simulate carbon based nanoelectronics

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    can any one suggest me the best tool (easy to use and good ratings)required to simulate carbon based nanotube, nano wire and nanonet electronics..


  12. research in nanoelectronics

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    i want to learn about nano technology and do research in nanoelectronics being an electronics engg.from jammu india


  13. is it possible to design a bipolar junction transistor using PADRE software?

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  14. Why is Fermi level referred to as electrochemical potential

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  15. Time-dependent NEGF

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    In the time-dependent NEGF equation, given a sigma_in(t,t’) due to the dot, I am getting an I-V equation that is making it difficult for me to group terms. For instance, looking at...


  16. Charging energy

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    >About the multi-electron picture you have been talking, >I would like to know, if I put two electrons at the >same time from the source to the channel rather than >putting one...


  17. Degeneracy factor for holes

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    You calculate the occupation of donor states in your book by requiring that only (00, 01, 10) states are possible. Therefore, the probability that donor states are unoccupied is:

    ND+ =...


  18. Quantum dots

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    What I want to do is building an aluminum quantum dot coupled to aluminum leads to observe Coulomb Blockade. To form the tunnel barriers we oxidize the Al in a plasma without any detailed...


  19. Current equation

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    Dear professor Datta, I’m sorry to bother you to ask a question puzzling me for a long time. I have read some papers on electron transport (such as PRB, 56, 3296) in metals and one of the...