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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.'
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Quantum Dot based Photonic Devices
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01 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Usman
Deployment of nanometer-sized semiconductor quantum dots (QDs) in the active region of photonic devices such as lasers, semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOA's), photo-detectors etc. for the next …
Negative Bias Temperature Instability (NBTI) in p-MOSFETs: The Impact of Gate Insulator Processes (Part 2 of 3)
28 Mar 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Souvik Mahapatra
This presentation is part 2 on Negative Bias Temperature Instability (NBTI), observed in p channel MOSFET devices. Though NBTI has been discovered more than 40 years ago, in the last 10 years it has …
Negative Bias Temperature Instability (NBTI) in p-MOSFETs: Predictive Modeling (Part 3 of 3)
This is a presentation on Negative Bias Temperature Instability (NBTI), observed in p channel MOSFET devices. Though NBTI has been discovered more than 40 years ago, in the last 10 years it has …
Negative Bias Temperature Instability (NBTI) in p-MOSFETs: Characterization, Material/Process Dependence and Predictive Modeling
28 Mar 2012 | Courses | Contributor(s): Souvik Mahapatra
Negative Bias Temperature Instability (NBTI) in p-MOSFETs: Fast and Ultra-fast Characterization Methods (Part 1 of 3)
Semi-Analytical Depletion Width Evaluated by Self-Consistent Schrödinger–Poisson Pair Calculations
25 Mar 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Che-Sheng Chung
A self-consistent calculation establishes a bulk built-in potential by applying a DC bias to a gate/insulators/semiconductor (GIS) structure of a metal–oxide–semiconductor field-effect …
NEMO5 Materials Database
25 Mar 2012 | Downloads
Revision 10328 March 22, 2013 Use this for job submission from nanoHUB workspace
Viktor Glushkov - Pioneer of Cybernetics
19 Mar 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Yuri A Kruglyak
Presentation slides of seminar given for students of Faculty for computer sciences of Odessa State Environmental University, Ukraine by Prof. Yuri Kruglyak.
Carbon NanoTubes: Structure - Properties - Applications
Presentation slides for seminar given for students of Faculty of Computer Sciences of Odessa State Environmental University, Ukraine by Prof. Yuri Kruglyak on May 22, 2008.
Green's Functions For Heat Conduction in Adjacent Materials
11 Mar 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Donald E. Amos
This paper considers classical linear, transient heat conduction problems set in Regions 1 and 2 defined by the half planes x>0 and x
MOSFET Design Simulation I
07 Mar 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Stella Quinones, Jose Valdez
A series of homework assignments were created to introduce senior level undergraduate Electrical and Computer Engineering students to the design of MOSFETs by combining calculations of MOSFET related …
MOSFET Design Simulation I (Instructor Copy)
Quantum-chemical Theory of Cumulenes - perspective molecular conductors for nanoelectronics
07 Mar 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yuri A Kruglyak
The theory of pi-electronic structure is presented for molecules of organic cumulenes CnH4 which have two perpendicular subsystems of pi-AO. Elementary considerations from MO theory show stability …
NEMO5 Public Examples
07 Mar 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): James Fonseca
revision 8163 Updated August 8, 2012 bulk_Cu NCN_summer_school_2012 Python_solver bulk_GaAs_band_structure Nitrides …
MOSFET Design Calculations - Step 2 (Instructor Copy)
05 Mar 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Stella Quinones, Jose Valdez
MOSFET Design Calculations - Step 2
C++ Programming Examples I
02 Mar 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): David A Saenz
A set of simple C++ programming examples, from a basic Hello World to an example of the use of pointers. David Saenz, O'Reili book: Practical C++ programming Practical C++ Programming NCN Project, …
ECE 656 Lecture 41: Transport in a Nutshell
21 Feb 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
ECE 656 Lecture 40: Ballistic Transport in Devices II
This lecture should be viewed in the 2006 teaching ECE 612 Lecture 10: The Ballistic MOSFET
ECE 656 Lecture 37: Non-Local Transport
This lecture should be viewed in the 2009 teaching ECE 656 Lecture 33: Non-Local Transport
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