
Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 10: Thermal and Electric Conduction in Nanostructures
07 Oct 2009   Contributor(s):: Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh
Thermal and Electric Conduction in NanostructuresTopics: Back to Constitutive Equations Coupled Heat and Electron Conduction Thermoelectric Cooling Principle of Thermoelectric Effect Comparison of Different Materials Challenges in Efficiency Nanoscale Thermoelectricity

Metal Oxide Nanowires as Gas Sensing Elements: from Basic Research to Real World Applications
21 Sep 2009   Contributor(s):: andrei kolmakov
Quasi 1D 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 with respect to available granular thin film sensors will be their size and stable, reproducible and...

Illinois ECE 598EP Lecture 3.1  Hot Chips: Electrons and Phonons
17 Feb 2009   Contributor(s):: Eric Pop, Omar N Sobh
Electrons and Phonons

Illinois ECE 598EP Lecture 1  Hot Chips: Atoms to Heat Sinks
29 Jan 2009   Contributor(s):: Eric Pop
IntroductionContent: The Big Picture Another CPU without a Heat Sink Thermal Management Methods Impact on People and Environment Packaging cost IBM S/390 refrigeration and processor packaging Intel Itanium and Pentium 4packaging Graphics Cards Under/Overclocking Environment A More Detailed Look...

Thermoelectric Power Factor Calculator for Nanocrystalline Composites
18 Oct 2008   Contributor(s):: Terence Musho, Greg Walker
Quantum Simulation of the Seebeck Coefficient and Electrical Conductivity in a 2D Nanocrystalline Composite Structure using NonEquilibrium Green's Functions

Quantum and Thermal Effects in Nanoscale Devices
18 Sep 2008   Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska
To investigate lattice heating within a Monte Carlo device simulation framework, we simultaneously solve the Boltzmann transport equation for the electrons, the 2D Poisson equation to get the selfconsistent fields and the hydrodynamic equations for acoustic and optical phonons. The phonon...

nanoJoule
28 May 2008   Contributor(s):: Feifei Lian, Feifei Lian, Feifei Lian
This tool performs a selfconsistent simulation of the currentvoltage curve of a metallic singlewall carbon nanotube with Joule heating.

BNC Annual Research Review: An Introduction to PRISM and MEMS Simulation
04 Jun 2008   Contributor(s):: Jayathi Murthy
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 year.

Nanoscale Opto Thermo Electric Energy Conversion Devices
28 May 2008   Contributor(s):: Ali Shakouri
We review solidstate devices that allow direct conversion of heat into electricity. We describe fundamental and practical limits of conventional thermoelectric materials. Novel metalsemiconductor nanocomposites are developed where the heat and charge transport are modified at the atomic level....

Renaud DAVIOT
__Researcher at [http://inl.cnrs.fr/ INL]__[[BR]]Reconfigurable digital cells with CNT, Nanowires, molecular devices[[BR]]__Teaching at [http://www.cpe.fr/ CPE Lyon] (France)__[[BR]]FPGA, VHDL,...
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Heat Transfer across Solid Contacts Enhanced with Nanomaterials
11 Feb 2008   Contributor(s):: Timothy S Fisher
This presentation will describe thermal transport processes at solidsolid material interfaces. An overview of applications in the electronics industry will serve to motivate the subject, and then the basic diffusive constriction theory will be developed. The addition of carbon nanotube arrays...

An Experimentalists’ Perspective
19 Dec 2007   Contributor(s):: Arunava Majumdar
This presentation was one of 13 presentations in the oneday forum, "Excellence in Computer Simulation," which brought together a broad set of experts to reflect on the future of computational science and engineering.

Microscale Ionic Wind for Local Cooling Enhancement
26 Oct 2007   Contributor(s):: David B Go
As the electronics industry continues to develop small, highly functional, mobile devices, new methods of cooling are required to manage the thermal requirements of the not only the chip but the entire system. Comfortable skin temperatures, small form factors, and limited power consumption are...

MCW07 Simple Models for Molecular Transport Junctions
13 Sep 2007   Contributor(s):: , Abraham Nitzan, Mark Ratner
We review our recent research on role of interactions in molecular transport junctions. We consider simple models within nonequilibrium Green function approach (NEGF) in steadystate regime.

Electron Emission from Nanoscale Carbon Materials
15 May 2007   Contributor(s):: Timothy S Fisher
Prior studies on electron emission show possibly beneficial effects ofnanoscale phenomena on energyconversion characteristics. For example,recent work has shown that the electric field around a nanoscale fieldemission device can increase the average energy of emitted electrons. Weconsider here...

Atomistic Green's Function Method 1D Atomic Chain Simulation
16 Apr 2007   Contributor(s):: Zhen Huang, Wei Zhang, Timothy S Fisher, Sridhar Sadasivam
Calculation of Thermal Conductance of an Atomic Chain

BNC Annual Research Symposium: Nanoscale Energy Conversion
23 Apr 2007   Contributor(s):: Timothy S Fisher
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 year.

CMOSNano Hybrid Technology: a nanoFPGArelated study
04 Apr 2007   Contributor(s):: Wei Wang
Dr. Wei Wang received his PhD degree in 2002 from Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada, in Electrical and Computer Engineering. From 2002 to 2004, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada....

Highly Efficient Thermal Transport: The Application of Carbon Nanotube Array Interfaces
01 Feb 2007   Contributor(s):: Baratunde A. Cola
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have received much attention in recent years for their extraordinary properties that through careful engineering may be leverage for the development of numerous advantageous applications. However, to date, only few CNT based applications exist in the market place. So when...

Understanding Phonon Dynamics via 1D Atomic Chains
04 Apr 2006   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. Despite the importance of phonons, rigorous understanding and inclusion of phonon dynamics in...