
Direct Solution of the Boltzmann Transport Equation in Nanoscale Si Devices
28 Jun 2013  Papers  Contributor(s): Kausar Banoo
Predictive semiconductor device simulation faces a challenge these days. As devices are scaled to nanoscale lengths, the collisiondominated transport equations used in current device simulators...
http://nanohub.org/resources/18767

Computational and Experimental Study of Transport in Advanced Silicon Devices
28 Jun 2013  Papers  Contributor(s): Farzin Assad
In this thesis, we study electron transport in advanced silicon devices by focusing on the two most important classes of devices: the bipolar junction transistor (BJT) and the MOSFET. In regards...
http://nanohub.org/resources/18769

Landauer Approach to Thermoelectrics
23 Jun 2013  Papers  Contributor(s): Changwook Jeong
Many efforts have been made to search for materials that maximize the thermoelectric (TE) figure of merit, ZT, but for decades, the improvement has been limited because of the interdependent...
http://nanohub.org/resources/18681

Introduction to Compact Models and Circuit Simulation
21 Jun 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Jaijeet Roychowdhury
With NEEDS introduction by Mark Lundstrom. This talk contains a brief introduction to VerilogA and suggests some initial guidelines for writing VerilogA versions of NEEDS models.
http://nanohub.org/resources/18678

Introduction to Compact Models and Circuit Simulation
19 Jun 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Tianshi Wang, Jaijeet Roychowdhury
The presentation is a gentle introduction to compact models, basic circuit simulation concepts, and flows for developing compact models. The roadmap for the NEEDSSPICE platform, being developed...
http://nanohub.org/resources/18616

Guidelines for Writing NEEDScertified VerilogA Compact Models
19 Jun 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Tianshi Wang, Jaijeet Roychowdhury
This talk contains a brief introduction to VerilogA and suggests some initial guidelines for writing VerilogA versions of NEEDS models. For more about the history of VerilogA and additional...
http://nanohub.org/resources/18621

NEEDS Introduction
19 Jun 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
NEEDS is an initiative supported by the National Science Foundation and the Semiconductor Research Corporation with a mission to develop the critical missing link needed to transform...
http://nanohub.org/resources/18626

NEEDS Workshop on Compact Modeling
19 Jun 2013  Workshops  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom, Jaijeet Roychowdhury
Advanced in research promise a new era of electronics – one that harnesses the capabilities of
novel
nano‐engineered
materials
and
devices
either
...
http://nanohub.org/resources/18630

VerilogA: Present Status and Guidelines
19 Jun 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Geoffrey Coram
VerilogA is the standard language for compact model development and implementation.
This talk provides some background on the rationale for and development of VerilogA,
summarizes the current...
http://nanohub.org/resources/18557

nanoWind Installation files
10 Jun 2013  Downloads  Contributor(s): Tianwei Liu, Joseph M. Cychosz
nanoWind is a Microsoft Office 2007 plugin designed to generate scripts for HUBpresenter using Final Cut XML, PowerPoint voicenarration or Adobe Presenter Project(aka. Breeze).
http://nanohub.org/resources/13220

TEM Lattice Calculator
17 May 2013  Tools  Contributor(s): Jamie Teherani
Calculate the lattice constant as a function of position from a TEM through Fourier analysis.
http://nanohub.org/resources/temlattice

ECE 695A Lecture 37: Radiation Induced Damage – An overview
20 Apr 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
Introduction and short history of radiation damage
Radiation damage in various types of components
Sources of radiation
A basic calculation and simulation...
http://nanohub.org/resources/17638

ECE 695A Lecture 37R: Review Questions
20 Apr 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Review Questions:
Why is SOI more radiation hard compared to bulk devices? What do you feel about radiation hardness of FINFET?
What type of radiation issues could arise for thinbody...
http://nanohub.org/resources/17639

ECE 695A Lecture 33: Model Selection/Goodness of Fit
18 Apr 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline:
The problem of matching data with theoretical distribution
Parameter extractions: Moments, linear regression, maximum likelihood
Goodness of fit: Residual, Pearson, Cox,...
http://nanohub.org/resources/17615

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