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  1. Faster Materials versus Nanoscaled Si and SiGe: A Fork in the Roadmap?

    22 Jul 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall

    Strained Si and SiGe MOSFET technologies face fundamental limits towards the end of this decade when the technology roadmap calls for gate dimensions of 45 nm headed for 22 nm. This fact, and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/163

  2. Control of Exchange Interaction in a Double Dot System

    13 Jul 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mike Stopa

    As Rolf Landauer observed in 1960, information is physical. As a consequence, the transport and processing of information must obey the laws of physics. It therefore makes sense to base the laws...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/152

  3. A Personal Quest for Information

    13 Apr 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vwani P. Roychowdhury

    This talk will report results and conclusions from my personal investigations into several different disciplines, carried out with the unifying intent of uncovering some of the fundamental...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/155

  4. Digital Electronics: Fundamental Limits and Future Prospects

    13 Apr 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Konstantin K. Likharev

    I will review some old and some recent work on the fundamental (and not so fundamental) limits imposed by physics of electron devices on their density and power consumption.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/149

  5. Bio-nanotechnology: Implications for More Effective Tissue Engineering Materials

    12 Apr 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Thomas J. Webster

    Nanotechnology can be defined as using materials and systems whose structures and components exhibit novel and significantly changed properties by gaining control of structures at the atomic,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/142

  6. Contacting Molecules - Chemistry in Molecular Electronics

    12 Apr 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ilona Kretzschmar

    The study of the basic electron transport mechanism through molecular systems has been made accessible by fabrication techniques that create metallic contacts to a small number of organic...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/160

  7. Electronic Transport in Semi-conducting Carbon Nanotube Transistor Devices

    12 Apr 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joerg Appenzeller

    Recent demonstrations of high performance carbon nanotube field-effect transistors (CNFETs) highlight their potential for a future nanotube-based electronics. Besides being just a nanometer in...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/147

  8. Electronic Transport Through Self-Assembled Monolayers

    12 Apr 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Takhee Lee

    Characterization of charge transport in molecular scale electronic devices has to date shown exquisite sensitivity to specifics of device fabrication and preparation. Thus, intrinsic molecular...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/156

  9. Macromolecular Simulation: A Computational Perspective

    12 Apr 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Robert D. Skeel

    The study of cold atomic gases is exploding, driven largely by the rapid experimental developments. This field has become highly interdisciplinary, connecting a great variety of interesting...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/154

  10. Molecular Electronics Pathway for Molecular Memory Devices

    12 Apr 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ranganathan Shashidhar

    We have been developing a scale molecular electronic device using a 30 nm sized plant virus particle as the scaffold. This talk describes the bioengineering aspects of how the virus particle is...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/153

  11. Nanoelectronic Scaling Tradeoffs: What does Physics Have to Say?

    12 Apr 2004 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Victor Zhirnov

    Beyond CMOS, several completely new approaches to information-processing and data-storage technologies and architectures are emerging to address the timeframe beyond the current SIA International...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/146

  12. Nanoelectronics and the Future of Microelectronics

    12 Apr 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    Progress in silicon technology continues to outpace the historic pace of Moore's Law, but the end of device scaling now seems to be only 10-15 years away. As a result, there is intense interest in...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/141

  13. Nanoelectronics/Mechanics With Carbon Nanotubes

    12 Apr 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ji-Yong Park

    In this talk, I will present efforts to understand electrical/mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) by combining electric transport measurements and the scanning probe microscopy.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/157

  14. Quantum Electromechanical Systems: Are we there yet?

    12 Apr 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Andrew Cleland

    Electrons moving in a conductor can transfer momentum to the lattice via collisions with impurities and boundaries, giving rise to a fluctuating mechanical stress tensor. Driving electrons out of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/151

  15. Quantum-dot Cellular Automata

    12 Apr 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Craig S. Lent

    The multiple challenges presented by the problem of scaling transistor sizes are all related to the fact that transistors encode binary information by the state of a current switch. What is...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/148

  16. Structure and Ion Permeation of the Gramicidin Channel using Molecular Dynamics

    12 Apr 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Toby Allen

    Molecular dynamics (MD) has become an essential tool for obtaining microscopic insight into biological function. The gramicidin channel as an excellent benchmark system for this purpose. Using...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/161

  17. Towards a Terahertz Solid State Bloch Oscillator

    12 Apr 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): S. James Allen

    The concepts of Bloch oscillation and Zener breakdown are fundamental to electron motion in periodic potentials and were described in the earliest theoretical developments of electron transport in...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/150

  18. Inelastic Effects in Molecular Conduction

    03 Feb 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Abraham Nitzan

    Molecular electron transfer, as treated by the Marcus theory, strongly depends on nuclear motion as a way to achieve critical configurations in which charge rearrangement is possible. The electron...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/159