
An Electrical Engineering Perspective on Molecular Electronics
26 Oct 2005   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 50 nm long, and billion transistor logic chips have arrived. Moore's Law continues, but the end of...

Atomistic Modeling and Simulation Tools for Nanoelectronics and their Deployment on nanoHUB.org
16 Dec 2010   Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck
At the nanometer scale the concepts of device and material meet and a new device is a new material and vice versa. While atomistic device representations are novel to device physicists, the semiconductor materials modeling community usually treats infinitely periodic structures. Two electronic...

Ballistic Nanotransistors  Learning Module
07 Dec 2005   Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom
This resource is an introduction to the theory ballistic nanotransistors. No transistor is fully ballistic, but analyzing nanotransistors by neglecting scattering processes provides new insights into the performance and limits of nanoscale MOSFETs. The materials presented below introduces the...

Band Structure Lab Demonstration: Bulk Strain
03 Jun 2009   Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck
This video shows an electronic structure calculation of bulk Si using Band Structure Lab. Several powerful features of this tool are demonstrated.

Bandstructure in Nanoelectronics
01 Nov 2005   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 needs to be included in the device modeling. Atomistic bandstructure effects in resonant tunneling...

BJT Lab: hParameters Calculation Exercise
30 Jun 2009   Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
In this exercise students are required to obtain the appropriate input and output parameters to extract the small signal hparameters in commonbase configuration. Afterwards they need to derive the hparameters in commonemitter configuration in terms of the hparameters in the common base...

BNC Annual Research Symposium: Nanoelectronics and Semiconductor Devices
23 Apr 2007   Contributor(s):: David Janes
This presentation is part of a collection of presentations describing the projects, people, and capabilities enhanced by research performed in the Birck Center, and a look at plans for the upcoming year.

Can numerical “experiments” INSPIRE physical experiments?
20 Dec 2007   Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta
This presentation was one of 13 presentations in the oneday forum, "Excellence in Computer Simulation," which brought together a broad set of experts to reflect on the future of computational science and engineering.

Carbon Nanotube Electronics: Modeling, Physics, and Applications
30 Oct 2006   Contributor(s):: Jing Guo
In recent years, significant progress in understanding the physics of carbon nanotube electronic devices and in identifying potential applications has occurred. In a nanotube, low bias transport can be nearly ballistic across distances of several hundred nanometers. Deposition of highκ gate...

Carrier Transport at the Nanoscale
27 Nov 2007   Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom
Fall 2007Note: A more current teaching of this course with online lectures is available as ECE 656: Electronic Transport in Semiconductors (Fall 2011).This is a course about how charge flows in semiconductors with an emphasis on transport at the nanoscale. After a brief review basic concepts,...

Chemically Enhanced CarbonBased Nanomaterials and Devices
09 Nov 2010   Contributor(s):: Mark Hersam
Carbonbased nanomaterials have attracted significant attention due to their potential to enable and/or improve applications such as transistors, transparent conductors, solar cells, batteries, and biosensors. This talk will delineate chemical strategies for enhancing the electronic and optical...

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CMOS Nanotechnology
07 Jul 2004   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 design and identifies future challenges for CMOS electronics. Anyone with an elementary...

Computational and Experimental Study of Transport in Advanced Silicon Devices
27 Jun 2013   Contributor(s):: Farzin Assad
In this thesis, we study electron transport in advanced silicon devices by focusing on the two most important classes of devices: the bipolar junction transistor (BJT) and the MOSFET. In regards to the BJT, we will compare and assess the solutions of a physically detailed microscopic model to...

Computational Modeling: Experience from my Bell Lab Days
19 Dec 2007   Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
This presentation was one of 13 presentations in the oneday forum, "Excellence in Computer Simulation," which brought together a broad set of experts to reflect on the future of computational science and engineering.

Control of Spin Precession in a DattaDas Transistor Structure
11 Apr 2011   Contributor(s):: Hyun Cheol Koo
Transistors Switch onto Spin Using the spin of an electron in addition to, or instead of, the charge properties is believed to have many benefits in terms of speed, powercost, and integration density over conventional electronic circuits. At the heart of the field of spintronics has been a...

Curriculum on Nanotechnology
27 Jan 2005 
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 understanding emerging from research in nanoscience into the graduate and undergraduate curriculum....

Design in the Nanometer Regime: Process Variation
28 Nov 2006   Contributor(s):: Kaushik Roy
Scaling of technology over the last few decades has produced an exponential growth in computing power of integrated circuits and an unprecedented number of transistors integrated into a single. However, scaling is facing several problems — severe short channel effects, exponential increase in...

Design of CMOS Circuits in the Nanometer Regime: Leakage Tolerance
28 Nov 2006   Contributor(s):: Kaushik Roy
The scaling of technology has produced exponential growth in transistor development and computing power in the last few decades, but scaling still presents several challenges. These two lectures will cover device aware CMOS design to address power, reliability, and process variations in scaled...

Device Physics and Simulation of Silicon Nanowire Transistors
20 May 2006 
As the conventional silicon metaloxidesemiconductor fieldeffect transistor (MOSFET) approaches its scaling limits, many novel device structures are being extensively explored. Among them, the silicon nanowire transistor (SNWT) has attracted broad attention from both the semiconductor industry...