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.

Resources (41-60 of 1875)

  1. Transferable Tight Binding Model for Strained Heterostructures

    22 Oct 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Yaohua Tan, Michael Povolotskyi, Tillmann Christoph Kubis, Timothy Boykin, Gerhard Klimeck

    IWCE 2015 presentation.

  2. NEMO5 and 2D Materials: Tuning Bandstructures, Wave Functions and Electrostatic Screening

    19 Oct 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Tillmann Christoph Kubis

    In this talk, I will briefly discuss the MLWF approach and compare it to DFT and atomistic tight binding. Initial results using the MLWF approach for 2D material based devices will be discussed and compared to experiments. These results unveil systematic band structure changes as functions of...

  3. Many Body Effects on Optical Properties of Graphene

    13 Oct 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Subhasis Ghosh

    Graphene, a two-­dimensional (2D) material shows remarkable optical and electronic properties, such as a linear energy dispersion, chirality and half-­integer quantum Hall effect. Multilayer graphene flakes, held together by weak van der Waals forces have also attracted attention due to...

  4. Prospects for Using Magnetic Insulators in Spintronics

    29 Sep 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Mingzhong Wu

    This presentation consists of two parts, which together will provide some perspective on the future of using magnetic insulators in spintronics.  The first part will touch on the feasibility of using magnetic insulators, in particular, Y3Fe5O12 and BaFe12O19, to produce pure spin currents...

  5. Auger Generation as an Intrinsic Limit to Tunneling Field-Effect Transistor Performance

    22 Sep 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Jamie Teherani

    Many in the microelectronics field view tunneling field-effect transistors (TFETs) as society’s best hope for achieving a > 10× power reduction for electronic devices; however, despite a decade of considerable worldwide research, experimental TFET results have significantly...

  6. NEMO5, a Parallel, Multiscale, Multiphysics Nanoelectronics Modeling Tool


    19 Sep 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck

    The Nanoelectronic Modeling tool suite NEMO5 is aimed to comprehend the critical multi-scale, multi-physics phenomena and deliver results to engineers, scientists, and students through efficient computational approaches. NEMO5’s general software framework easily includes any kind of...

  7. Tunnel FET Compact Model

    11 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Hesameddin Ilatikhameneh, Tarek Ahmed Ameen (editor), Fan Chen (editor), Ramon Salazar, Gerhard Klimeck, Joerg Appenzeller, Rajib Rahman

    Model Tunnel FETs based on analytic modeling and WKB method

  8. Model Selection Using Gaussian Mixture Models and Parallel Computing

    20 Jul 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Tian Qiu, Yiyi Chen, Georgios Karagiannis, Guang Lin

    Model Selection Using Gaussian Mixture Models

  9. A Short Overview of the NEEDS Initiative

    05 Jun 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    The talk is a brief overview of the program that discusses the rationale, status, and plans for NEEDS.

  10. E304 L6.2.2: Nanoelectrics - Tunneling

    15 Apr 2016 |

  11. E304 L6.2.3: Nanoelectrics - Application: Single Electron Transistor

    15 Apr 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Elena Nicolescu Veety

  12. E304 L6.2.1: Nanoelectrics - Quantum Confinement

    15 Apr 2016 |

  13. E304 L6.1.3: Nanoelectrics - Electron Concentration and Volume

    15 Apr 2016 |

  14. Diffusion-Reaction Modeling of Cu Migration in CdTe Solar Devices

    26 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Da GUO, Tian Fang, Richard Akis, Dragica Vasileska

    IWCE 2015 presentation. In this work, we report on development of one-dimensional (1D) finite-difference and two- dimensional (2D) finite-element diffusion-reaction simulators to investigate mechanisms behind Cu- related metastabilities observed in CdTe solar cells [1]. The evolution of CdTe...

  15. Multi-Scale Modeling of Self-Heating Effects in Nano-Devices

    01 Apr 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Suleman Sami Qazi, Akash Anil Laturia, Robin Louis Daugherty, Katerina Raleva, Dragica Vasileska

    IWCE 2015 presentation. This paper discusses a multi-scale device modeling scheme for analyzing self-heating effects in nanoscale silicon devices. A 2D/3D particle-based device simulator is self-consistently coupled to an energy balance solver for the acoustic and optical phonon bath. This...

  16. E304 L6.1.1: Nanoelectrics - Electron Energy Bands

    15 Apr 2016 |

  17. Atomistic Modeling of Nano Devices: From Qubits to Transistors

    12 Apr 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Rajib Rahman

    In this talk, I will describe such a framework that can capture complex interactions ranging from exchange and spin-orbit-valley coupling in spin qubits to non-equilibrium charge transport in tunneling transistors. I will show how atomistic full configuration interaction calculations of exchange...

  18. Self-energies: Opening Doors for Nanotechnology

    07 Apr 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Tillmann Christoph Kubis

    In this talk, it will be shown how the concept of self-energies can be used to interface all these fields into the same nanotechnology modeling framework. Self-energies are most commonly used in the quantum transport method of nonequilibrium Green’s functions (NEGF). The NEGF method is...

  19. Optoelectronic Spintronics and Quantum Photonics in 2D Materials

    30 Mar 2016 | | Contributor(s):: John Schaibley

    First, I will discuss the physics and applications of 2D heterostructures composed of stacked monolayers of MoSe_2 and WSe_2 . These heterostructures host interlayer valley excitons where the electrons and holes are located in different layers. These spatially indirect excitons exhibit long...

  20. Piezotronics in 2D Piezoelectric Semiconductors

    01 Apr 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Wenzhuo Wu

    Monolayer MoS2 and other TMDCs have been theoretically predicted to exhibit piezoelectricity due to the strain induced lattice distortion and associated ion charge polarization, suggesting possible applications of these 2D nanomaterials in nano-scale electromechanical devices that take advantage...