Tags: nanoelectronics

Description

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.

Online Presentations (181-200 of 893)

  1. Lecture 6: An Introduction to Scattering

    16 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    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.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11856

  2. Lecture 8: Measurements

    16 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    A brief introduction to commonly-used techniques, such as van der Pauw and Hall effect measurements.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11862

  3. Tutorial 2: Thermal Transport Across Interfaces - Electrons

    16 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher

    Outline: Thermal boundary resistance Electronic transport Real interfaces and measurements Carbon nanotube interfaces “Electronics from the Bottom Up” is an educational initiative...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11840

  4. A Physical Model for Non-Ohmic Shunt Conduction and Metastability in Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells

    16 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sourabh Dongaonkar, Souvik Mahapatra, Karthik Yogendra, Muhammad Alam

    In this talk we develop a coherent physics based understanding of the shunt leakage problem in a-Si:H cells, and discuss its implications on cell and module level. Sourabh Dongaonkar is with...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11841

  5. Tutorial 1: Thermal Transport Across Interfaces - Phonons

    15 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher

    Outline: Lattice vibrations and phonons The vibrating string Interfaces between dissimilar strings: acoustic mismatch Discrete masses and the vibrational eigenspectrum General thermal...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11801

  6. Lecture 2: General Model for Transport

    28 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    Datta's model of a nanodevice is introduced as a general way of describing nanodevices as well, as bulk metals and semiconductors.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11745

  7. Lecture 3: Resistance-Ballistic 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

  8. 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.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11747

  9. Application of the nanoHUB tools in the Classroom

    28 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    This online presentation describes the application of the nanoHUB tools in the classroom.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11735

  10. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11700

  11. Lessons from Nanoelectronics (Q&A)

    20 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Q&A session from Lessons from Nanoelectronics.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11702

  12. 2011 NCN Summer School: Welcome and Introduction

    20 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    “Electronics from the Bottom Up” is an educational initiative designed to bring a new perspective to the field of nano device engineering. It is co-sponsored by the Intel Foundation and the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11704

  13. Lecture 1: Introduction to Near-equilibrium Transport

    20 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    A short overview of the topics to be discussed in the following nine lectures in this short course on near-equilibrium transport.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11708

  14. Solar Cells Lecture 3: Modeling and Simulation of Photovoltaic Devices and Systems

    20 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): J. L. Gray

    Modeling and simulation play an important role in designing and optimizing PV systems. This tutorial is a broad overview of the topic including a look at detailed, numerical device simulation.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11690

  15. The History of Semiconductor Heterostructures Research: From Early Double Heterostructure Concept to Modern Quantum Dot Structures

    11 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Zhores I. Alferov

    It would be very difficult today to imagine solid-state physics without semiconductor heterostructures. Semiconductor heterostructures and especially double heterostructures, including quantum...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11436

  16. Taming Light and Electrons with Metamaterials

    11 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nader Engheta

    In recent years, in my group we have been working on various aspects of metamaterials and plasmonic nano-optics. We have introduced and been developing the concept of "metatronics", i.e....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11392

  17. Illinois ECE598XL Semiconductor Nanotechnology - 3 - Quantum Dots: Formation

    27 Jun 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Xiuling Li

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11404

  18. Illinois ECE598XL Semiconductor Nanotechnology - 2 - Nanostructure Epitaxial Growth Techniques

    27 Jun 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Xiuling Li

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11402

  19. Illinois ECE598XL Semiconductor Nanotechnology - 1 - Introduction to Nanotechnology

    27 Jun 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Xiuling Li

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11400

  20. Enhancing the Light-Matter Interaction with Optical Antennas

    02 Jun 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lukas Novotny

    Optical antennas are devices designed to efficiently convert optical radiation into localized energy, and vice versa. They enhance the interaction between light and matter, and have the potential...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11340