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Tunneling Through Triangular Barrier: an Exercise for PCPBT
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24 Jul 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This exercise teaches the users that a very good result can be obtained when the triangular barrier is approximated with 11 segment piece-wise constant potential barrier...
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
Additional Tutorials on Selected Topics in Nanotechnology
29 Mar 2011 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Umesh V. Waghmare, Timothy S Fisher, N. S. Vidhyadhiraja
Select tutorials in nanotechnology, a part of the
2010 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up.
Application of the Keldysh Formalism to Quantum Device Modeling and Analysis
14 Jan 2008 | Papers | Contributor(s): Roger Lake
The effect of inelastic scattering on quantum electron transport through layered semi-conductor structures is studied numerically using the approach based on the non-equilibrium Green's function...
AQME - Advancing Quantum Mechanics for Engineers
21 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Xufeng Wang, Dragica Vasileska
One-stop-shop for teaching quantum mechanics for engineers
Assembly for Nanotechnology Survey Courses
06 Nov 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Dragica Vasileska
Educational Tools for Classroom and Homework use to introduce nanotechnology concepts
Atomistic Modeling of Nano Devices: From Qubits to Transistors
13 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rajib Rahman
In this talk, I will describe such a framework that can capture complex interactions ranging from exchange and spin-orbit-valley coupling in spin qubits to non-equilibrium charge transport in...
Auger Generation as an Intrinsic Limit to Tunneling Field-Effect Transistor Performance
22 Sep 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jamie Teherani
Many in the microelectronics field view tunneling field-effect transistors (TFETs) as society’s best hope for achieving a > 10× power reduction for electronic devices; however,...
Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 26: Life Beyond DFT -- Computational Methods for Electron Correlations, Excitations, and Tunneling Transport
20 May 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jeffrey B. Neaton
In this lecture, we provide a brief introduction to "beyond DFT" methods for studying excited state properties, optical properties, and transport properties. We discuss how the GW approximation...
Electron-Phonon and Electron-Electron Interactions in Quantum Transport
14 Jan 2008 | Papers | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of this work is to shed light on electron transport through sub-micron semi-conductor structures, where electronic state quantization, electron-electron interactions and...
Energies and Lifetimes with Complex-Scaling
25 Oct 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): Daniel Lee Whitenack, Adam Wasserman
Calculate the resonance energies and lifetimes of a user-defined potential with a uniform complex-scaling transformation.
Finite Height Quantum Well: an Exercise for Band Structure
31 Jan 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): David K. Ferry
Use the Resonant Tunneling Diodes simulation tool on nanoHUB to explore the effects of finite height quantum wells.
Looking at a 2 barrier device, 300 K, no bias, other standard variables, and 3...
First Principles Non-Equilibrium Green's Function Modeling of Vacum and Oxide Barrier Tunneling
01 Dec 2008 | Papers | Contributor(s): Kirk H. Bevan
Vacuum and oxide barrier electron tunneling phenomena have been studied at length for several decades. Yet with electron device barrier widths now commonly measured in atomic units, complex...
Illinois ECE 598EP Lecture 12 - Hot Chips: Boundary Resistance and Thermometry
17 Jul 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Pop, Omar N Sobh
Boundary Resistance and Thermometry
Summary of Boundary Resistance
Acoustic vs. Diffuse Mismatch Model
Band to Band Tunneling Conduction
Thermionic and Field Emission(3D)
Inelastic Transport in Carbon Nanotube Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices
28 Jun 2013 | Papers | Contributor(s): Siyu Koswatta
Discovered in the early 1990's, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are found to have exceptional physical characteristics compared to conventional semiconductor materials, with much potential for devices...
K-12: Introduction to Quantum Wells
02 Feb 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): David Beck, Mark M Budnik
A lesson plan for a 20-30 minute exercise for 4th and 5th grade Gifted and Talented students to explore the concept of quantum wells. The objectives of the lesson are:
* The students will be...
Lecture 3A: Spin Transport
20 Aug 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
Objective: To extend the model from Lectures 1 and 2 to include electron spin. Every electron is an elementary “magnet” with two states having opposite magnetic moments. Usually this has no...
Lecture 3B: Spin Transport
Lecture 6: Graphene PN Junctions
22 Sep 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Electron optics in graphene
Transmission across NP junctions
Conductance of PN and NN junctions
Network for Computational Nanotechnology,
ME 597 Lecture 1: Review of Quantum Tunneling/Introduction to STM
01 Sep 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ron Reifenberger
The STM – basic idea
Recommended Reading: See References below.
G. Binnig, H. Rohrer, Ch. Gerber, E. Weibel, “Tunneling through a controllable vacuum...