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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.

Resources (161-180 of 1742)

  1. ECE 656 Lecture 5: Modes and Transmission

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

    Outline: Modes Transmission Discussion Summary

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12082

  2. ECE 656 Lecture 7: Resistance - Ballistic to Diffusive

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

    Outline: Review 2D ballistic resistors 2D diffusive resistors Discussion Summary

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12084

  3. Optimum Morphology and Performance Gains of Organic Solar Cells

    09 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Biswajit ray, Muhammad Alam

    Morphology of light absorbing layer is known to dictate the power conversion efficiency of organic photovoltaic (OPV) cell. The innovation of bulk heterojunction (BHJ) led to significant...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11904

  4. ECE 656 Lecture 4: General Model for Transport

    07 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    Outline: The model Near-equilibrium transport Discussion Summary

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11933

  5. ECE 656 Lecture 3: Density of States

    07 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    Outline: Density of states Example: graphene Discussion Summary

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11932

  6. ECE 656 Lecture 2: Sums in k-Space/Integrals in Energy Space

    07 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    Outline: Density of states in k-space Example Working in energy space Discussion Summary

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11931

  7. Solar Cells Lecture 4: What is Different about Thin-Film Solar Cells?

    29 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    Thin film solar cells promise acceptable efficiency at low cost. This tutorial examines the device physics of thin-film solar cells, which generally require a different type of analysis...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11949

  8. Solar Cells Lecture 5: Organic Photovoltaics

    29 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    Organic solar cells make use of low-cost organic polymers for photovoltaics. Although these solar cells may appear to be quite different from solar cells made with conventional,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11950

  9. Spin Transport and Topological Insulators I

    29 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    A major development of the last two decades, the physical and conceptual integration of what used to be two distinct unrelated fields, namely spintronics and magnetics.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11898

  10. ECE 656 Lecture 1: Introduction to Carrier Transport

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

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11928

  11. Spin Transport and Topological Insulators II

    19 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    A major development of the last two decades, the physical and conceptual integration of what used to be two distinct unrelated fields, namely spintronics and magnetics.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11899

  12. Lecture 10: Case study-Near-equilibrium Transport in Graphene

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

    Near-equilibrium transport in graphene as an example of how to apply the concepts in lectures 1-8.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11873

  13. Solar Cells Lecture 1: Introduction to Photovoltaics

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

    An introduction to solar cells covering the basics of PN junctions, optical absorption, and IV characteristics. Key technology options and economic considers are briefly presented.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11875

  14. Solar Cells Lecture 2: Physics of Crystalline Solar Cells

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

    Solar cell performance is determined by generation and recombination of electron-hole pairs. This tutorial focussing on recombination losses in crystalline silicon solar cells under...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11890

  15. Lecture 7: The Boltzmann Transport Equation

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

    Semi-classical carrier transport is traditionally described by the Boltzmann Transport Equation (BTE). In this lecture, we present the BTE, show how it is solved, and relate it to the Landauer...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11861

  16. Lecture 9: Introduction to Phonon Transport

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

    This lecture is an introduction to phonon transport. Key similarities and differences between electron and phonon transport are discussed.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11869

  17. How to Make High Quality Plots in MATLAB

    17 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mehdi Salmani Jelodar

    This presentation is a tutorial for plotting higher quality figures by Matlab. Basic elements of plots are introduced and the way to manipulate these elements by coding is explained. Tow methods...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11782

  18. Lecture 5: Thermoelectric Effects - Mathematics

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

    Beginning with the general model for transport, we mathematically derive expressions for the four thermoelectric transport coefficients: (i) Electrical conductivity, (ii) Seebeck coefficient...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11851

  19. 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

  20. 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

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