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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.
A 3D Quantum Simulation of Silicon Nanowire Field-Effect Transistors
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17 Jan 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mincheol Shin
As the device size of the conventional planar metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor (MOSFET) shrinks into the deep sub micron regime, the device performance significantly degrades mainly …
A CNTFET-Based Nanowired Induction Two-Way Transducers
05 Sep 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Rostyslav Sklyar
A complex of the induction magnetic field two-way nanotransducers of the different physical values for both the external and implantable interfaces in a wide range of arrays are summarized. …
A Three-Dimensional Quantum Simulation of Silicon Nanowire Transistors with the Effective-Mass Approximation
30 Oct 2006 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jing Wang, Eric Polizzi, Mark Lundstrom
The silicon nanowire transistor (SNWT) is a promising device structure for future integrated circuits, and simulations will be important for understanding its device physics and assessing its …
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
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 computational …
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, …
Any models for nano crossbars?
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I am looking for some kind of SPICE models for nano crossbars; specifically, some models for nanowires, nwfets, crosspoints. However, even though there are models for CNFETs, I could not find any …
Atomistic Alloy Disorder in Nanostructures
26 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
Electronic structure and quantum transport simulations are typically performed in perfectly ordered semiconductor structures. Bands and modes are defined resulting in quantized conduction and …
Atomistic Modeling and Simulation Tools for Nanoelectronics and their Deployment on nanoHUB.org
16 Dec 2010 | Online Presentations | 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 …
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.
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, and …
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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 upcoming …
BNC Annual Research Symposium: Nanoscale Energy Conversion
23 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher
Can numerical “experiments” INSPIRE physical experiments?
20 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
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 …
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Dear all I notice the simulated device at this site is silicon-based device. I would like to simulate germanium nanowire FET. Could I do it by only changing the parameters which are related to …
CHM 696 Lecture 14: Semiconductor Nanoparticles, Nanorods, and Nanowires: Properties and Applications I
02 Jun 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Wei
CHM 696 Lecture 15: Semiconductor Nanoparticles, Nanorods, and Nanowires: Properties and Applications II
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