Tags: nanotransistors

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A nanotransistor is a transistor whose dimensions are measured in nanometers. Transistors are used for switching and amplifying electronic signals. When combined in the millions and billions, they can be used to create sophisticated programmable information processors.

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  1. ECE 656 Lecture 19: Characteristic Times

    05 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:Characteristic timesRelaxation Time Approximation and τr

  2. ECE 656 Lecture 20: Transmission and Backscattering

    05 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:Transmission and mfpMFP and carrrier scatteringExtracting mean-free-paths from experiments

  3. ECE 656 Lecture 21: Scattering and Fermi's Golden Rule

    05 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:Fermi’s Golden RuleExample: static potentialExample: oscillating potentialDiscussionSummary

  4. ECE 656 Exam 1 (Fall 2009)

    08 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

  5. ECE 656 Lecture 14: Solving the BTE: 1D/RTA

    07 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:The RTA Solving the BTE: driftSolving the BTE: diffusionEnergy-dependent scattering timeRelation to LandauerDiscussionSummary

  6. ECE 656 Lecture 11: Discussion

    07 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:P-type conductors and thermoelectricsZT figure of meritMaximizing the “power factor”TE parameters for non-degenerate semiconductor

  7. ECE 656 Lecture 15: Solving the BTE - General Solution for B = 0

    06 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    General solution 2) Current equation 3) Coupled current equations 4) The RTA 5) Summary

  8. ECE 656 Lecture 17: BTE and Landauer

    02 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:BTE reviewTransport DistributionConnection to LandauerModesMean-free-pathSummary

  9. ECE 656 Lecture 10: The Drift-Diffusion Equation

    30 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:Transport in the bulkThe DD equationIndicial notationDD equation with B-field

  10. ECE 656 Lecture 9: Coupled Current Equations

    28 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:Onsager relationsMeasurement considerationsThermoelectric devices

  11. ECE 656 Lecture 8: Thermoelectric Effects

    27 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:IntroductionOne energy level formulationDistribution of energy levelsDiscussionSummary

  12. ECE 656 Lecture 7: 2 and 3D Resistors

    27 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:Another view of the same problem2D resistorsDiscussion3D resistorsSummary

  13. ECE 656 Lecture 13: Solving the BTE: equilibrium and ballistic

    22 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:Quick reviewEquilibrium BTEBallistic BTEDiscussionSummary

  14. Metal Oxide Nanowires as Gas Sensing Elements: from Basic Research to Real World Applications

    21 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: andrei kolmakov

    Quasi 1-D metal oxide single crystal chemiresistors are close to occupy their specific niche in the real world of solid state sensorics. Potentially, the major advantage of this kind of sensors with respect to available granular thin film sensors will be their size and stable, reproducible and...

  15. ECE 656 Lecture 12: Boltzmann Transport Equation

    18 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:IntroductionSemi-classical electron dynamics Boltzmann Transport Equation (BTE) ScatteringDiscussionSummary

  16. ECE 656 Lecture 6: Discussion

    18 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    OutlineQuantum confinement and effective massBulk 1D transport and mfpPeriodic vs. Box boundary conditionsThermal velocities"Ballistic mobility"

  17. ECE 656 Lecture 5: 1D Resistors

    14 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:Review1D ballistic resistors1D diffusive resistorsDiscussionSummary

  18. ECE 656 Lecture 4: Density of States - Density of Modes

    14 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:Density of states Example: graphene Density of modes Example: graphene Summary

  19. ECE 656 Lecture 3: General Model for Transport

    03 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:General model for low-field transportModesTransmissionLinear (near equilibrium) transportSummary

  20. ECE 656 Lecture 2: Sums in k-space/Integrals in Energy Space

    01 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:Density of states in k-space Example Working in energy space Discussion Summary