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A nanowire is a nanostructure, with the diameter of the order of a nanometer. Alternatively, nanowires can be defined as structures that have a thickness or diameter constrained to tens of nanometers or less and an unconstrained length. At these scales, quantum mechanical effects are important.

Learn more about quantum dots from the many resources on this site, listed below. More information on Nanowires can be found here.

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  1. Lecture 2: Thresholds, Islands, and Fractals

    04 Nov 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    Three basic concepts of the percolation theory – namely, percolation threshold, cluster size distribution, and fractal dimension – are defined and methods to calculate them are illustrated via...

  2. Lecture 1: Percolation in Electronic Devices

    04 Nov 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    Even a casual review of modern electronics quickly convinces everyone that randomness of geometrical parameters must play a key role in understanding the transport properties. Despite the...

  3. Percolation Theory

    03 Nov 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    The electronic devices these days have become so small that the number of dopant atoms in the channel of a MOFET transistor, the number of oxide atoms in its gate dielectric, the number silicon-...

  4. ABACUS - Assembly of Basic Applications for Coordinated Understanding of Semiconductors

    16 Jul 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Xufeng Wang, Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    One-stop-shop for teaching semiconductor device education

  5. Can we define unique effective masses in Si nanowires?

    06 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    This exercise teaches the users that for small nanostructures the concept of the effective mass becomes vague and in order to properly describe nanostructures one has to take into account the...

  6. Some Important Aspects of the Chemistry of Nanomaterials

    01 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): C.N.R. Rao

    Keynote address for the launch of the Center for Analytical Instrumentation Development.

  7. BNC Annual Research Review: Thin-Film Electronics using Nanowire Transistors

    06 Jun 2008 | Online Presentations | 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...

  8. Nanowire: First-Time User Guide

    05 May 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Saumitra Raj Mehrotra

    Nanowire is a simulation tool for silicon nanowire FET's in the nanometer regime (diameter

  9. MuGFET: First-Time User Guide

    28 Apr 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): SungGeun Kim, Sriraman Damodaran, Benjamin P Haley, Gerhard Klimeck

    MuGFET is a simulation tool for nano-scale multi-gate FET structures. This document provides instructions on how to use MuGFET. MuGFET users can use also the PROPHET or the PADRE tool. Either...

  10. Exploring CMOS-Nano Hybrid Technology in Three Dimensions

    31 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Wei Wang

    CMOS-nano hybrid technology incorporate the advantages of both traditional CMOS and novel nanowire/nanotube structures, which will enhance future IC performances and create long-term...

  11. MD Simulation

    31 Mar 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Sanket S Mahajan, Ganesh Subbarayan, Xufeng Wang

    Code to perform Molecular Dynamics (MD) Simulations

  12. Nanoelectronic Modeling: Multimillion Atom Simulations, Transport, and HPC Scaling to 23,000 Processors

    07 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    Future field effect transistors will be on the same length scales as “esoteric” devices such as quantum dots, nanowires, ultra-scaled quantum wells, and resonant tunneling diodes. In those...

  13. What Promises do Nanotubes and Nanowires Hold for Future Nanoelectronics Applications?

    18 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joerg Appenzeller

    Various low-dimensional materials are currently explored for future electronics applications. The common ground for all these structures is that the surface related impact can no longer be...

  14. Ferroelectric BaTiO3 Nanowires: Synthesis, Properties, and Device Applications

    12 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Zhaoyu Wang

    One dimensional ferroelectric nanowires have attracted much attention due to its interests in fundamental physics and potential applications in Nanoelectromechanical Systems (NEMS), non-volatile...

  15. Multiphase Gallium Nitride Nanowires and Nanocircuits

    04 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Virginia M. Ayres

    Catalyst-free vapor-solid nanowire growth, a newly described method for the production of nanowires compatible with a wide variety of semiconductor materials, has been used to produce novel...

  16. Exploring Physical and Chemical control of molecular conductance: A computational study

    31 Jan 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Barry D. Dunietz

  17. Can numerical “experiments” INSPIRE physical experiments?

    20 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    This presentation was one of 13 presentations in the one-day forum, "Excellence in Computer Simulation," which brought together a broad set of experts to reflect on the future of...

  18. An Experimentalists’ Perspective

    19 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Arunava Majumdar

    This presentation was one of 13 presentations in the one-day forum, "Excellence in Computer Simulation," which brought together a broad set of experts to reflect on the future of...

  19. Animations of magnetic QCA operation

    21 Oct 2007 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Dmitri Nikonov, George Bourianoff

    Animations of an inverter and a majority gate operation for QCA logic for the paper "Simulation of highly idealized, atomic scale MQCA logic circuits" by Dmitri E. Nikonov, George I. Bourianoff,...

  20. Engineering at the nanometer scale: Is it a new material or a new device?

    06 Nov 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    This seminar will overview NEMO 3D simulation capabilities and its deployment on the nanoHUB as well as an overview of the nanoHUB impact on the community., a resource for nanoscience and nanotechnology, is supported by the National Science Foundation and other funding agencies. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.