Tags: nanowires

Description

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.

Resources (41-60 of 97)

  1. Threshold voltage in a nanowire MOSFET

    22 Apr 2010 | Animations | Contributor(s): Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, SungGeun Kim, Gerhard Klimeck

    Threshold voltage in a metal oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor (better known as a MOSFET) is usually defined as the gate voltage at which an inversion layer forms at the interface...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8803

  2. Nanotechnology Animation Gallery

    22 Apr 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Gerhard Klimeck

    Animations and visualization are generated with various nanoHUB.org tools to enable insight into nanotechnology and nanoscience. Click on image for detailed description and larger image download....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8882

  3. ECET 499N Lecture 10: Nanomaterials

    12 Apr 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Helen McNally

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8771

  4. Notes on Scattering and Mobility in 1D, 2D, and 3D

    06 Nov 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dmitri Nikonov, Md. Sayed Hasan, George Bourianoff

    Derivation of the phonon-limited mobility is reviewed for electrons in bulk (3D) or quantum confined (2D and 1D) semiconductor structures. Analytical estimates are made that show the mobility in...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7737

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

    21 Sep 2009 | Online Presentations | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5738

  6. Illinois ECE 598EP Lecture 8 - Hot Chips: Thermal Conductivity of Solids

    24 Jun 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Pop, Omar N Sobh

    Thermal Conductivity of Solids Topics: Kinetic Theory of Energy Transport Simple Kinetic Theory Assumptions Phonon MFP and Scattering Time Silicon Film Thermal Conductivity Silicon...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6985

  7. Band Structure Lab: First-Time User Guide

    15 Jun 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Abhijeet Paul, Benjamin P Haley, Gerhard Klimeck

    This document provides useful information about Band Structure Lab. First-time users will find basic ideas about the physics behind the tool such as band formation, the Hamiltonian description,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6935

  8. Band Structure Lab Demonstration: Bulk Strain

    12 Jun 2009 | Animations | 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.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6815

  9. OMEN Nanowire Demonstration: Nanowire Simulation and Analysis

    11 Jun 2009 | Animations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Benjamin P Haley

    This video shows the simulation and analysis of a nanowire using OMEN Nanowire. Several powerful analytic features of this tool are demonstrated.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6833

  10. KP Nanowire/UTB FET

    13 Apr 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Mincheol Shin

    Simulate Nanowire/UTB FETs Using KP method

    http://nanohub.org/resources/kpnanofet

  11. OMEN Nanowire: First-Time User Guide

    23 Feb 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): SungGeun Kim, Benjamin P Haley, Mathieu Luisier, Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Gerhard Klimeck

    This is the first-time user guide for OMEN Nanowire. In addition to showing how the tool operates, it briefly explains what the OMEN Nanowire is, what it can do, and the input and output...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6318

  12. OMEN Nanowire

    15 Dec 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): SungGeun Kim, Mathieu Luisier, Benjamin P Haley, Abhijeet Paul, Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Gerhard Klimeck, Hesameddin Ilatikhameneh

    Full-band 3D quantum transport simulation in nanowire structure

    http://nanohub.org/resources/omenwire

  13. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5698

  14. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5697

  15. 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-...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5660

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

    08 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Xufeng Wang, Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    One-stop-shop for teaching semiconductor device education

    http://nanohub.org/resources/abacus

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

    08 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4880

  18. 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.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4838

  19. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4722

  20. Nanowire: First-Time User Guide

    06 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

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4531