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  1. Semiconductor Interfaces at the Nanoscale

    17 Oct 2005 | | Contributor(s):: David Janes

    The trend in downscaling of electronic devices and the need to add functionalities such as sensing and nonvolatile memory to existing circuitry dictate that new approaches be developed for device structures and fabrication technologies. Various device technologies are being investigated,...

  2. Einstein/Bohr Debate and Quantum Computing

    10 May 2005 |

    This presentation deals with the Einstein/Bohr Debate and Quantum Computing.

  3. Plasmonic Nanophotonics: Coupling Light to Nanostructure via Plasmons

    03 Oct 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Vladimir M. Shalaev

    The photon is the ultimate unit of information because it packages data in a signal of zero mass and has unmatched speed. The power of light is driving the photonicrevolution, and information technologies, which were formerly entirely electronic, are increasingly enlisting light to communicate...

  4. On the Reliability of Micro-Electronic Devices: An Introductory Lecture on Negative Bias Temperature Instability

    28 Sep 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam

    In 1930s Bell Labs scientists chose to focus on Siand Ge, rather than better known semiconductors like Ag2S and Cu2S, mostly because of their reliable performance. Their choice was rewarded with the invention of bipolar transistors several years later. In 1960s, scientists at Fairchild worked...

  5. Modeling and Simulation of Sub-Micron Thermal Transport

    26 Sep 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Jayathi Murthy

    In recent years, there has been increasing interest in understanding thermal phenomena at the sub-micron scale. Applications include the thermal performance of microelectronic devices, thermo-electric energy conversion, ultra-fast laser machining and many others. It is now accepted that...

  6. Quantum Dots

    21 Jul 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck

    Quantum Dots are man-made artificial atoms that confine electrons to a small space. As such, they have atomic-like behavior and enable the study of quantum mechanical effects on a length scale that is around 100 times larger than the pure atomic scale. Quantum dots offer application...

  7. Parallel Computing for Realistic Nanoelectronic Simulations

    12 Sep 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck

    Typical modeling and simulation efforts directed towards the understanding of electron transport at the nanometer scale utilize single workstations as computational engines. Growing understanding of the involved physics and the need to model realistically extended devices increases the...

  8. Introduction to BioMEMS and Bionanotechnology

    27 Jul 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Rashid Bashir

    BioMEMS and Bionanotechnology have the potential to make significant impact in a wide range of fields and applications. This lecture series introduces the basic concepts and topics underlying the interdisciplinary areas of BioMEMS and Bionanotechnology. Advances in this field require the...

  9. Review of Several Quantum Solvers and Applications

    11 Jun 2004 | | Contributor(s):: Umberto Ravaioli

    Review of Several Quantum Solvers and Applications

  10. Numerical Aspects of NEGF: The Recursive Green Function Algorithm

    14 Jun 2004 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck

    Numerical Aspects of NEGF: The Recursive Green Function Algorithm

  11. Computational Methods for NEMS

    16 Jun 2004 | | Contributor(s):: Narayan Aluru

    Computational Methods for NEMS

  12. Nanofluidics

    15 Jun 2004 | | Contributor(s):: Susan Sinnott

    Nanofluidics

  13. Sensing Technology Needs in Long-Term Human Space Exploration

    27 Jul 2005 |

    The sensing technologies are mainly derived from three broad areas, namely, absorbance, fluorescence and electrochemical. The development of a sensing system with unique requirements for space applications in these areas will be addressed. The application of these sensing systems in Tissue...

  14. The Bardeen Transfer Hamiltonian Approach to Tunneling and its Application to STM/Carbon Nanotubes

    05 May 2004 | | Contributor(s):: Peter M. Albrecht, Kyle Adam Ritter, Laura B. Ruppalt

    This presentation covers the Bardeen Transfer Hamiltonian approach to tunneling and its application to STM/carbon nanotubes.

  15. Nanotechnology: Silicon Technology, Bio-molecules and Quantum Computing

    13 May 2005 |

    Nanotechnology: Silicon Technology, Bio-molecules and Quantum Computing

  16. Resonant Tunneling of Electrons: Application of Electromagnetic Concepts to Quantum Mechanic Phenomena

    14 Apr 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Greg Huff, Kevin Hietpas

  17. Moore's Law Forever?

    13 Jul 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    This talk covers the big technological changes in the 20th and 21st century that were correctly predicted by Gordon Moore in 1965. Moore's Law states that the number of transistors on a silicon chip doubles every technology generation. In 1960s terms that meant every 12 months and currently this...

  18. Nanomaterials: Quantum Dots, Nanowires and Nanotubes

    15 Jul 2005 |

    What is a quantum dot? What is a nanowire? What is a nanotube? Why are these interesting and what are their potential applications? How are they made? This presentation is intended to begin to answer these questions while introducing some fundamental concepts such as wave-particle duality,...

  19. Nanodevices: A Bottom-up View

    13 Jun 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta

    It is common to differentiate between two ways of building a nanodevice: a top-down approach where we start from something big and chisel out what we want and a bottom-up approach where we start from something small like atoms or molecules and assemble what we want.

  20. Public Speaking for Scientists and Engineers

    26 May 2005 |

    Presented as part of the 2005 NCN Student Leadership workshop. Original presentation made at the CNS Career Advancement Program for Engineers and Scientists (CNS CAPES)