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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.
a TCAD Lab
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31 Oct 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Dragica Vasileska
An Assembly of TCAD tools for circuit, device, and process simulation
Thermoelectric Power Factor Calculator for Nanocrystalline Composites
21 Oct 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Terence Musho, Greg Walker
Quantum Simulation of the Seebeck Coefficient and Electrical Conductivity in a 2D Nanocrystalline Composite Structure using Non-Equilibrium Green's Functions
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17 Oct 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Gianluca Fiori, Giuseppe Iannaccone
3D Poisson/NEGF solver for the simulation of Graphene Nanoribbon, Carbon nanotubes and Silicon Nanowire Transistors.
Effect of Doping on Semiconductors
16 Sep 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Umberto Ravaioli, Nahil Sobh, Mohamed Mohamed
effects of doping in bulk silicon.
1D Heterostructure Tool
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04 Sep 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Arun Goud Akkala, Sebastian Steiger, Jean Michel D Sellier, Sunhee Lee, Michael Povolotskyi, Tillmann Christoph Kubis, Hong-Hyun Park, Samarth Agarwal, Gerhard Klimeck, James Fonseca, Archana Tankasala, Kuang-Chung Wang, Chin-Yi Chen, Fan Chen
Poisson-Schrödinger Solver for 1D Heterostructures
Illinois Solid State Electronic Devices Classes Tools
27 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Mohamed Mohamed, Nahil Sobh
Tools to complement Illinois Solid State Electronic Devices Classes
25 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck, Xufeng Wang, Stephen M. Goodnick
This tool is used for the Advanced Computational Electronics Tool Based Curricula
AQME - Advancing Quantum Mechanics for Engineers
21 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Xufeng Wang, Dragica Vasileska
One-stop-shop for teaching quantum mechanics for engineers
Illinois Tools: NP Junction: Short-Base Depletion Approximation
21 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Nahil Sobh, Mohamed Mohamed
Illinois Tools: NP Junction: Long-Base Depletion Approximation
Bound States Calculation Lab
21 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck, Xufeng Wang
Calculates bound states for square, parabolic, triangular and V-shaped potential energy profile
Illinois Tools: PN Junction Short-Base Depletion Approximation
20 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Nahil Sobh, Mohamed Mohamed
Illinois Tools: PN Junction Long-Base Depletion Approximation
Depletion Approximation for a PN Junction
Northwestern University Initiative for Teaching Nanoscience
20 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina
This package allows users to study and analyze of molecular properties using various electronic structure methods.
Cylindrical CNT MOSFET Simulator
19 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Gloria Wahyu Budiman, Yunfei Gao, Xufeng Wang, Siyu Koswatta, Mark Lundstrom
Simulate 2-D electrons transport in CNTFET
Analytic Spin Precession Simulator
18 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jing Xu, Ian Appelbaum
Simulate spin precession effect in pure silicon
ABACUS - Assembly of Basic Applications for Coordinated Understanding of Semiconductors
08 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Xufeng Wang, Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
One-stop-shop for teaching semiconductor device education
Piece-Wise Constant Potential Barriers Tool
08 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Xufeng Wang, Samarth Agarwal, Gerhard Klimeck, Dragica Vasileska, Mathieu Luisier, Jean Michel D Sellier
Transmission and the reflection coefficient of a five, seven, nine, eleven and 2n-segment piece-wise constant potential energy profile
Spin Coupled Quantum Dots
05 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): John Shumway, Matthew Gilbert
Path integral calculation of exchange coupling of spins in neighboring quantum dots.
01 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Amritanshu Palaria, Xufeng Wang, Benjamin P Haley, Matteo Mannino, Gerhard Klimeck
Run the community code ABINIT for electronic structure calculations under density functional theory through a convenient graphical user interface