
ECE 695A Lecture 33R: Review Questions
18 Apr 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Review Questions:
With higher number of model parameters, you can always get a good fit – why should you minimize the number of parameters
Least square method is a subset of maximum...
http://nanohub.org/resources/17616

ECE 695A Lecture 32R: Review Questions
17 Apr 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Review Questions:
Why do people use Normal, lognormal, Weibull distributions when they do not know the exact physical distribution?
What is the problem of using empirical distributions?...
http://nanohub.org/resources/17586

ECE 695A Lecture 32: Physical vs. Empirical Distribution
17 Apr 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
Physical Vs. empirical distribution
Properties of classical distribution function
Momentbased fitting of data
Conclusions
http://nanohub.org/resources/17585

ECE 695A Lecture 31R: Review Questions
15 Apr 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Review Questions:
What is the difference between parametric estimation vs. nonparametric estimation?
What principle did Tacho Brahe’s approach assume?
What is the difference between...
http://nanohub.org/resources/17584

ECE 695A Lecture 31: Collecting and Plotting Data
15 Apr 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
Origin of data, Field Acceleration vs. Statistical Inference
Nonparametric information
Preparing data for projection: Hazen formula
Preparing data for projection: Kaplan...
http://nanohub.org/resources/17582

ECE 695A Lecture 31A: Appendix  Bootstrap Method Introduction
15 Apr 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
http://nanohub.org/resources/17583

ECE 695A Lecture 30R: Review Questions
08 Apr 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
What is the difference between extrinsic vs. intrinsic breakdown?
Does gas dielectric have extrinsic breakdown? Why or why not?
What does ESD damage and the plasma damage to thin...
http://nanohub.org/resources/17487

ECE 695A Lecture 30: Breakdown in Dielectrics with Defects
08 Apr 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
Introduction
Theory of preexisting defects: Thin oxides
Theory of preexisting defects: thick oxides
Conclusions
http://nanohub.org/resources/17486

ECE 695A Lecture 29R: Review Questions
08 Apr 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Review Questions:
Mention a few differences between thick and thin oxide breakdown.
Is breakdown in thick oxides contact dominated? Can I use AHI theory here?
How does the Paschen’s...
http://nanohub.org/resources/17485

ECE 695A Lecture 29A: Appendix  Dimension of a Surface
08 Apr 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
http://nanohub.org/resources/17484

ECE 695A Lecture 28: Circuit Implications of Dielectric Breakdown
08 Apr 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
Part 1  Understanding PostBD FET behavior
BD position determination
Hard and Soft BD in FETs
Distinguishing leakage and intrinsic FET parameters shifts
Part 2  Impact of...
http://nanohub.org/resources/17482

ECE 695A Lecture 29: Breakdown of Thick Dielectrics
08 Apr 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
Introduction
Spatial and temporal dynamics during breakdown
Breakdown in bulk oxides: puzzle
Conclusions
http://nanohub.org/resources/17483

ECE 695A Lecture 27R: Review Questions
29 Mar 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
http://nanohub.org/resources/17448

ECE 695A Lecture 261: Statistics of Soft Breakdown via Methods of Markov Chains
28 Mar 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
Spatial vs. Temporal correlation
Theory of correlated Dielectric Breakdown
Excess leakage as a signature of correlated BD
Conclusions
http://nanohub.org/resources/17418

ECE 695A Lecture 262: Statistics of Soft Breakdown (Breakdown Position correlation)
28 Mar 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
Position and time correlation of BD spot
How to determine the position of the BD Spot
Position correlation in BD spots
Why is localization so weak?
Conclusions
http://nanohub.org/resources/17419

ECE 695A Lecture 26R: Review Questions
28 Mar 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
http://nanohub.org/resources/17420

CarbonBased Nanoswitch Logic
28 Mar 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Stephen A. Campbell
This talk discusses a rather surprising possibility: the use of carbonbased materials such as carbon nanotubes and grapheneto make nanomechanical switches with at least an order of magnitude...
http://nanohub.org/resources/17328

ECE 595E Lecture 23: Electronic Bandstructures
27 Mar 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Peter Bermel
Outline:
3D Lattice Types
Full 3D Photonic Bandgap Structures
Yablonovite
Woodpile
Inverse Opals
RodHole 3D PhCs
http://nanohub.org/resources/17194

ECE 695A Lecture 25R: Review Questions
27 Mar 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Review Questions:
Explain why percolation resistance is area independent?
Why is the physical origin of the distribution of percolation resistance?
How would the ratio of hard and soft...
http://nanohub.org/resources/17296

ECE 695A Lecture 24: Statistics of Oxide Breakdown  Cell percolation model
21 Mar 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
Observations: Failure times are statistically distributed
Models of Failure Distribution: Extrinsic vs. percolation
Percolation theory of multiple Breakdown
TDDB lifetime...
http://nanohub.org/resources/17293