
Worked Examples for a PN Diode
01 Jun 2010  Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
several worked examples are presented that illustrate the operation of a PN diode.

Numerical solution of the DriftDiffusion Equations for a diode
01 Jun 2010  Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska
This material describes the implementation and also gives the source code for the numerical solution of the DriftDiffusion equations for a PN Diode. The code can be easily generalized for any 2D or 3D device.

Basics of Quantum Mechanics
01 Jun 2010  Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska
Classical vs. Quantum physics, particlewave duality, postulates of quantum mechanics

Bound States and Open Systems
01 Jun 2010  Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska
bound states, open systems, transfer matrix approach, gate leakage calculation in Schottky gates

Bulk Monte Carlo: Implementation Details and Source Codes Download
01 Jun 2010  Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Stephen M. Goodnick
The Ensemble Monte Carlo technique has been used now for over 30 years as a numerical method to simulate nonequilibrium transport in semiconductor materials and devices, and has been the subject of numerous books and reviews. In application to transport problems, a random walk is generated to...

Band Structure Calculation: General Considerations
17 May 2010  Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska
This set of slides explains to the users the concept of valence vs. core electrons, the implications of the adiabatic approximation on the separation of the total Hamiltonian of the system and the meanfield approximation used in ab initio bandstructure approaches. It then gives systematic...

Empirical Pseudopotential Method: Theory and Implementation
17 May 2010  Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska
This tutorial first teaches the users the basic theory behind the Empirical Pseudopotential (EPM)Bandstructure Calculation method. Next, the implementation details of the method are described and finally a MATLAB implementation of the EPM is provided.vasileska.faculty.asu.eduNSF

Nanotechnology Animation Gallery
22 Apr 2010   Contributor(s):: Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Gerhard Klimeck
Animations and visualization are generated with various nanoHUB.org tools to enable insight into nanotechnology and nanoscience. Click on image for detailed description and larger image download. Additional animations are also available Featured nanoHUB tools: Band Structure Lab. Carrier...

Semiconductor Device Theory Exercises
30 Jul 2008   Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck, Mark Lundstrom
This collection of problems should help the students to better understand Semiconductor Device Physics on a fundamental and more complex level. Crystal lattices and Miller indiciesFrom 1 well to 2 wells to 5 wells to periodic potentialsPeriodic potentials and bandstructureBandstructure...

ECE 495N: Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics Lecture Notes (Fall 2009)
03 Feb 2010   Contributor(s):: Mehdi Salmani Jelodar, Supriyo Datta (editor)
Lecture notes for the Fall 2009 teaching of ECE 495: Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics.

Illinois ECE 440: Introduction to Crystal Properties Homework
27 Jan 2010   Contributor(s):: Mohamed Mohamed
This homework Assignment covers basic introduction to Material Properties and Crystal Structures.

Illinois ECE 440: Charge Carrier in Bulk Semiconductors Homework
27 Jan 2010   Contributor(s):: Mohamed Mohamed
This homework covers the effects of doping on carrier concentration in bulk silicon.

Illinois ECE 440: Introduction to Carrier Drift and Mobility Homework
27 Jan 2010   Contributor(s):: Mohamed Mohamed
This homework covers Carrier Transport in Semiconductors subjected to an electric field.

Illinois ECE 440: Diffusion and Energy Band Diagram Homework
27 Jan 2010   Contributor(s):: Mohamed Mohamed
This homework covers Diffusion of Carriers, Builtin Fields and Metal semiconductor junctions.

Illinois ECE 440: MOS Capacitor Homework
27 Jan 2010   Contributor(s):: Mohamed Mohamed
This homework covers Threshold Voltage, MOS Band Diagram, and MOS CapacitanceVoltage Analysis.

Illinois ECE 440: MOS FieldEffect Transistor Homework
27 Jan 2010   Contributor(s):: Mohamed Mohamed
This homework covers Output Characteristics and Mobility Model of MOSFETs.

Illinois ECE 440: Carrier Generation and Recombination and photoconductivity Homework
27 Jan 2010   Contributor(s):: Mohamed Mohamed
This homework covers Optical Absorption, Excess Carrier Concentration, Steady State Carrier Generation, and QuasiFermi Levels.

Illinois ECE 440: PN Junction Homework
27 Jan 2010   Contributor(s):: Mohamed Mohamed
This homework covers PN junctions in equilibrium, contact potential, and Space Charge at a Junction.

Illinois ECE 440: Photodiodes Homework
27 Jan 2010   Contributor(s):: Mohamed Mohamed
This homework covers Current and Voltage in an Illuminated Junction, Solar Cells, and PN Junction Simulation.

Illinois ECE 440: znipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) Homework
27 Jan 2010   Contributor(s):: Mohamed Mohamed
This homework covers BJT Fundamentals, Minority Carrier Distribution, and Terminal Currents.