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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.
ABACUS - Assembly of Basic Applications for Coordinated Understanding of Semiconductors
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08 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Xufeng Wang, Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
One-stop-shop for teaching semiconductor device education
KP Nanowire/UTB FET
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13 Apr 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Mincheol Shin
Simulate Nanowire/UTB FETs Using KP method
31 Mar 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Sanket S Mahajan, Ganesh Subbarayan, Xufeng Wang
Code to perform Molecular Dynamics (MD) Simulations
Multi-gate Nanowire FET
18 May 2007 | Tools | Contributor(s): Mincheol Shin
3D simulator for silicon nanowire field effect transistors with multiple gates
Nanomaterial Mechanics Explorer
19 Aug 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Christopher Chow, Michael N Sakano, shuhui tang, Alexis Belessiotis, Sam Reeve, Mitchell Anthony Wood, Kiettipong Banlusan, Alejandro Strachan
Simulate dislocation dynamics, crack propagation, nanowire tensile tests, and phase transitions
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19 May 2006 | Tools | Contributor(s): Hong-Hyun Park, Lang Zeng, Matthew Buresh, Siqi Wang, Gerhard Klimeck, Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Clemens Heitzinger, Benjamin P Haley
Simulate 3D nanowire transport in the effective mass approximation with phonon scattering and 3D Poisson self-consistent solution
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
Optical Properties of Single Coaxial Nanowires
16 Jan 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Sarath Ramadurgam, Tzu-ging Lin, Katherine Elizabeth Hansen, Chen Yang
Computes various optical properties of a single nanowire with up to 2 shell layers using Mie-formalism
23 Mar 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jiantong Li
A Monte Carlo simulator to study percolation characteristics of two-dimensional stick systems