
Nanoelectronics: The New Frontier?
18 Apr 2005  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
After forty years of advances in integrated circuit technology, microelectronics is undergoing a transformation to nanoelectronics. Modern day MOSFETs now have channel lengths of only 50 nm, and...
http://nanohub.org/resources/185

2005 Molecular Conduction and Sensors Workshop
27 Jul 2005  Workshops
This is the 3rd in a series of annual workshops on Molecular Conduction. The prior workshops have been at Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN (2003) and Nothwestern University, Evanston, IL...
http://nanohub.org/resources/140

CMOS Nanotechnology
07 Jul 2004  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
In nonspecialist language, this talk introduces CMOS technology used for modern electronics. Beginning with an explanation of "CMOS," the speaker relates basic system considerations of transistor...
http://nanohub.org/resources/166

Transistors
04 Aug 2004  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
The transistor is the basic element of electronic systems. The integrated circuits inside today's personal computers, cell phones, PDA's, etc., contain hundreds of millions of transistors on a...
http://nanohub.org/resources/167

Prophet
15 May 2005  Tools  Contributor(s): Connor S. Rafferty, kent smith, Yang Liu, Derrick Kearney, Steven Clark
Framework for solving systems of partial differential equations (PDEs) in time and 1, 2, or 3 space dimensions
http://nanohub.org/resources/prophet

MATLAB Scripts for "Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor"
15 Mar 2005  Downloads  Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
Tinker with quantum transport models! Download the MATLAB scripts used to demonstrate the physics described in Supriyo Datta's book Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor. These simple models are...
http://nanohub.org/resources/103

SelfHeating and Scaling of Silicon NanoTransistors
05 Aug 2004  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Eric Pop
The most often cited technological roadblock of nanoscale electronics is the "power problem," i.e. power densities and device temperatures reaching levels that will prevent their reliable...
http://nanohub.org/resources/168

NanoMOS 2.5 Source Code Download
22 Feb 2005  Downloads  Contributor(s): Zhibin Ren, Sebastien Goasguen
NanoMOS is a 2D simulator for thin body (less than 5 nm), fully depleted, doublegated nMOSFETs. A choice of five transport models is available (driftdiffusion, classical ballistic, energy...
http://nanohub.org/resources/110

Curriculum on Nanotechnology
27 Jan 2005  Courses
To exploit the opportunities that nanoscience is giving us, engineers will need to learn how to think about materials, devices, circuits, and systems in new ways. The NCN seeks to bring the new...
http://nanohub.org/resources/100

Exponential Challenges, Exponential Rewards  The Future of Moore's Law
14 Dec 2004  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Shekhar Borkar
Three exponentials have been the foundation of today's electronics, which are often taken for granted—namely transistor density, performance, and energy. Moore's Law captures the impact of...
http://nanohub.org/resources/177

Electronic Transport in Semiconductors (Introductory Lecture)
25 Aug 2004  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Welcome to the ECE 656 Introductory lecture. The objective of the course is to develop a clear, physical understanding of charge carrier transport in bulk semiconductors and in small semiconductor...
http://nanohub.org/resources/169

Faster Materials versus Nanoscaled Si and SiGe: A Fork in the Roadmap?
20 Apr 2004  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall
Strained Si and SiGe MOSFET technologies face fundamental limits towards the end of this decade when the technology roadmap calls for gate dimensions of 45 nm headed for 22 nm. This fact, and...
http://nanohub.org/resources/163

SURI 2003 Conference
07 Aug 2003  Workshops
2003 SURI Conference Proceedings
http://nanohub.org/resources/134

A Personal Quest for Information
19 Feb 2004  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Vwani P. Roychowdhury
This talk will report results and conclusions from my personal investigations into several different disciplines, carried out with the unifying intent of uncovering some of the fundamental...
http://nanohub.org/resources/155

Digital Electronics: Fundamental Limits and Future Prospects
20 Jan 2004  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Konstantin K. Likharev
I will review some old and some recent work on the fundamental (and not so fundamental) limits imposed by physics of electron devices on their density and power consumption.
http://nanohub.org/resources/149

Electronic Transport in Semiconducting Carbon Nanotube Transistor Devices
16 Oct 2003  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Joerg Appenzeller
Recent demonstrations of high performance carbon nanotube fieldeffect transistors (CNFETs) highlight their potential for a future nanotubebased electronics. Besides being just a nanometer in...
http://nanohub.org/resources/147

Nanoelectronic Scaling Tradeoffs: What does Physics Have to Say?
23 Sep 2003  Presentation Materials  Contributor(s): Victor Zhirnov
Beyond CMOS, several completely new approaches to informationprocessing and datastorage technologies and architectures are emerging to address the timeframe beyond the current SIA International...
http://nanohub.org/resources/146

Nanoelectronics and the Future of Microelectronics
22 Aug 2002  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Progress in silicon technology continues to outpace the historic pace of Moore's Law, but the end of device scaling now seems to be only 1015 years away. As a result, there is intense interest in...
http://nanohub.org/resources/141

Quantumdot Cellular Automata
24 Nov 2003  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Craig S. Lent
The multiple challenges presented by the problem of scaling transistor sizes are all related to the fact that transistors encode binary information by the state of a current switch. What is...
http://nanohub.org/resources/148

Theory of Ballistic Nanotransistors
27 Nov 2002  Papers  Contributor(s): Anisur Rahman, Jing Guo, Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom
Numerical simulations are used to guide the development of a simple analytical theory for ballistic fieldeffect transistors. When twodimensional electrostatic effects are small, (and when the...
http://nanohub.org/resources/122