
CQT: Concepts of Quantum Transport
08 Dec 2006  Courses  Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
Note: For an expanded version of these lectures see Datta's 2008 NCN@Purdue Summer School presentations on
Nanoelectronics and the Meaning of Resistance.
How does the resistance of a...
http://nanohub.org/resources/2039

MOSCNT: code for carbon nanotube transistor simulation
15 Nov 2006  Downloads  Contributor(s): Siyu Koswatta, Jing Guo, Dmitri Nikonov
Ballistic transport in carbon nanotube metaloxidesemiconductor fieldeffect transistors (CNTMOSFETs) is simulated using the Nonequilibrium Green’s function formalism. A cylindrical transistor...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1989

recursive algorithm for NEGF in Matlab
13 Nov 2006  Downloads  Contributor(s): Dmitri Nikonov, Siyu Koswatta
This ziparchive contains two Matlab functions for the recursive solution of the partial matrix inversion and partial 3matrix multiplication used in the nonequilibrium Green’s function (NEGF)...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1983

Multidimensional nanoscale device modeling: the finite element method applied to the nonequilibrium Green's function formalism
31 Oct 2006  Papers  Contributor(s): Eric Polizzi, Supriyo Datta
This work deals with the modeling and the numerical simulation of quantum transport in multidimensional open nanoscale devices. The electron transport in the device is described using the...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1935

Non Equilibrium Green's Functions for Dummies: Introduction to the One Particle NEGF equations
30 Oct 2006  Papers  Contributor(s): Magnus Paulsson
Non equilibrium Green's function methods are regularly used to calculate current and charge densities in nanoscale (both molecular and semiconductor) conductors under bias. This method is mainly...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1932

Modeling Quantum Transport in Nanoscale Transistors
30 Oct 2006  Papers  Contributor(s): Ramesh Venugopal
As critical transistor dimensions scale below the 100 nm (nanoscale) regime, quan
tum mechanical effects begin to manifest themselves and affect important device
performance metrics....
http://nanohub.org/resources/1930

Carbon Nanotube Electronics: Modeling, Physics, and Applications
30 Oct 2006  Papers  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...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1928

A ThreeDimensional Quantum Simulation of Silicon Nanowire Transistors with the EffectiveMass Approximation
30 Oct 2006  Papers  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...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1926

Electrical Resistance: an Atomistic View
26 Oct 2006  Papers  Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
This tutorial article presents a “bottomup” view of electrical resistance starting
from something really small, like a molecule, and then discussing the issues that
arise as we move to bigger...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1919

Nanoscale MOSFETs: Physics, Simulation and Design
26 Oct 2006  Papers  Contributor(s): Zhibin Ren
This thesis discusses device physics, modeling and design issues of nanoscale
transistors at the quantum level. The principle topics addressed in this report are 1) an
implementation of...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1917

Modeling of Nanoscale Devices
19 Oct 2006  Papers  Contributor(s): M. P. Anantram, Mark Lundstrom, Dmitri Nikonov
We aim to provide engineers with an introduction
to the nonequilibriumGreen’s function (NEGF) approach, which is a powerful conceptual tool and a practical analysismethod to treat nanoscale...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1902

A Quantum Mechanical Analysis of Channel Access Geometry and Series Resistance in Nanoscale Transistors
19 Oct 2006  Papers  Contributor(s): Ramesh Venugopal, Sebastien Goasguen, Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom
In this paper, we apply a twodimensional quantum mechanical simulation scheme to study
the effect of channel access geometries on device performance. This simulation scheme solves the...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1900

Introduction to the Keldysh Nonequilibrium Green Function Technique
06 Oct 2006  Papers  Contributor(s): A. P. Jauho
Keldysh nonequilibrium Green function technique is used very widely to describe transport phenomena in mesoscopic systems.
The technique is somewhat subtle, and a rigorous treatment would require...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1877

nanoMOS 2.0: A Two Dimensional Simulator for Quantum Transport in DoubleGate MOSFETs
06 Oct 2006  Papers  Contributor(s): Zhibin Ren, Ramesh Venugopal, Sebastien Goasguen, Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom
A program to numerically simulate quantum transport in double gate MOSFETs is
described. The program uses a Green’s function approach and a simple treatment of
scattering based on the idea of...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1875

Simulating Quantum Transport in Nanoscale Transistors: Real versus ModeSpace Approaches
28 Sep 2006  Papers  Contributor(s): Zhibin Ren, Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom, Ramesh Venugopal, D. Jovanovic
In this paper, we present a computationally efficient, twodimensional quantum mechanical sim
ulation scheme for modeling electron transport in thin body, fully depleted, nchannel, silicon...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1835

Device Physics and Simulation of Silicon Nanowire Transistors
28 Sep 2006  Papers  Contributor(s): Jing Wang
As the conventional silicon metaloxidesemiconductor fieldeffect transistor
(MOSFET) approaches its scaling limits, many novel device structures are being
extensively explored. Among them,...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1833

Nanoscale Device Modeling: From MOSFETs to Molecules
21 Sep 2006  Papers  Contributor(s): Prashant Subhash Damle
This thesis presents a rigorous yet practical approach to model quantum transport in nanoscale electronic devices.
As convetional metal oxide semiconductor devices shrink below the one hundred...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1816

Towards MultiScale Modeling of Carbon Nanotube Transistors
21 Sep 2006  Papers  Contributor(s): Jing Guo, Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom, M. P. Anantram
Multiscale simulation approaches are needed in order to address scientific and technological
questions in the rapidly developing field of carbon nanotube electronics. In this paper, we...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1818

Quantum Transport for Nanostructures
17 Sep 2006  Papers  Contributor(s): Mathieu Luisier
Nonequilibrium Green's function techniques, initiated by Schwinger and Kadanoff
and Baym allow ones to study the time evolution of a manyparticle quantum sys
tem. Knowing the 1particle...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1792

Understanding Phonon Dynamics via 1D Atomic Chains
28 Aug 2006  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher
Phonons are the principal carriers of thermal energy in semiconductors and insulators, and they serve a vital role in dissipating heat produced by scattered electrons in semiconductor devices....
http://nanohub.org/resources/1186