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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.
ECE 659 Lecture 41a: Coulomb Blockade
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28 Apr 2003 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta
Reference Chapter 3.4
ECE 659 Lecture 42: Spin
30 Apr 2003 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta
Reference Chapter 5.4 and 5.5
ECE 659 Lecture 5: Summary/Towards Ohm's Law
23 Jan 2004 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta
Reference Chapter 1.4 and 1.5
ECE 659 Lecture 24: Capacitance: Electron Density
24 Mar 2004 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta
Reference Chapter 7.2
ECE 659 Lecture 41: Coulomb Blockade
30 Apr 2004 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta
What is CMOS Technology Facing?
07 Jul 2006 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska
Introduction of Quantum-Mechanical Effects in Device Simulation
Exploring Electron Transfer with Density Functional Theory
11 Jun 2006 | | Contributor(s)::
This talk will highlight several illustrative applications of constrained density functionaltheory (DFT) to electron transfer dynamics in electronic materials. The kinetics of thesereactions are commonly expressed in terms of well known Marcus parameters (drivingforce, reorganization energy and...
History of Semiconductor Engineering
28 Jun 2006 | | Contributor(s):: Bo Lojek
When basic researchers started working on semiconductors during the late nineteen thirties and on integrated circuits at the end of the nineteen fifties, they did not know that their work would change the lives of future generations. Very few people at that time recognized the significance of...
MOS Capacitors: Description and Semiclassical Simulation With PADRE
26 Jun 2006 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska
Introduction to Silvaco Simulation Software
02 Jun 2006 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska
Silvaco/PADRE Description and Application to Device Simulation
16 Jun 2006 | | Contributor(s):: , Zhi Tang, huijuan zhao, Narayan Aluru
Compute the strain effects on the thermal properties of bulk crystalline silicon
15 Jun 2006 | | Contributor(s):: Gang Li, yang xu, Narayan Aluru
Compute the charge density distribution and potential variation inside a MOS structure by using a coarse-grained tight binding model
Introduction to DD Modeling with PADRE
Drift-Diffusion Model, Mobility Modeling
Drift-Diffusion Model, Part C: Sharfetter-Gummel, Time-Dependent Simulations
Drift-Diffusion Model, Part B: Solution Details
Drift-Diffusion Model, Part A: Introduction
NanoMOS 3.0: First-Time User Guide
06 Jun 2006 | | Contributor(s):: Kurtis Cantley, Mark Lundstrom
This tutorial is an introduction to the nanoMOS simulation tool for new users. Descriptions of input and output parameters are included, along with new features associated with the Rappture interface. There are also descriptions of nine examples that are loadable in the new version to help the...
Solid-State Theory and Semiconductor Transport Fundamentals