
Notes on the Ballistic MOSFET
21 Nov 2005  Papers  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
When analyzing semiconductor devices, the traditional approach is to assume that carriers scatter
frequently from ionized impurities, phonons, surface roughness, etc. so that the average...
http://nanohub.org/resources/489

How Semiconductors and Transistors Work
20 Nov 2005  Animations  Contributor(s): John C. Bean
This animation shows how semiconductor crystals work and how they are used to make transistor switches.
http://nanohub.org/resources/486

Bandstructure in Nanoelectronics
01 Nov 2005  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
This presentation will highlight, for nanoelectronic device examples, how the effective mass approximation breaks down and why the quantum mechanical nature of the atomically resolved material...
http://nanohub.org/resources/381

FETToy 2.0 Source Code Download
27 Oct 2005  Downloads
FETToy 2.0 is a set of Matlab scripts that calculate the ballistic IV characteristics for a conventional MOSFETs, Nanowire MOSFETs and Carbon NanoTube MOSFETs. For conventional MOSFETs, FETToy...
http://nanohub.org/resources/107

An Electrical Engineering Perspective on Molecular Electronics
26 Oct 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 that are less than...
http://nanohub.org/resources/513

Simple Theory of the Ballistic MOSFET
19 Oct 2005  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Silicon nanoelectronics has become silicon nanoelectronics, but we
still analyze, design, and think about MOSFETs in more or less in the
same way that we did 30 years ago. In this talk, I...
http://nanohub.org/resources/491

Semiconductor Interfaces at the Nanoscale
13 Oct 2005  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): David Janes
The trend in downscaling of electronic devices and the need to add functionalities such as sensing and nonvolatile memory to existing circuitry dictate that new approaches be developed for device...
http://nanohub.org/resources/196

Plasmonic Nanophotonics: Coupling Light to Nanostructure via Plasmons
04 Oct 2005  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev
The photon is the ultimate unit of information because it packages data in a signal of zero mass and has unmatched speed. The power of light is driving the photonicrevolution, and information...
http://nanohub.org/resources/194

On the Reliability of MicroElectronic Devices: An Introductory Lecture on Negative Bias Temperature Instability
03 Oct 2005  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
In 1930s Bell Labs scientists chose to focus on Siand Ge, rather than better known semiconductors like Ag2S and Cu2S, mostly because of their reliable performance. Their choice was rewarded with...
http://nanohub.org/resources/193

Modeling and Simulation of SubMicron Thermal Transport
27 Sep 2005  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Jayathi Murthy
In recent years, there has been increasing interest in understanding thermal phenomena at the submicron scale. Applications include the thermal performance of microelectronic devices,...
http://nanohub.org/resources/192

Moore's Law Forever?
10 Aug 2005  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
This talk covers the big technological changes in the 20th and 21st century that were correctly predicted by Gordon Moore in 1965. Moore's Law states that the number of transistors on a silicon...
http://nanohub.org/resources/188

Nanoelectronics: The New Frontier?
26 May 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
25 May 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
25 May 2005  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
25 May 2005  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
07 Mar 2005  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