OMEN Nanowire Lab Learning Materials

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3 By completing the OMEN Nanowire Lab, you will be able to:
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5 a) understand the operation of nanowire FETs,
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7 b) effect of bandstructure on the carrier transport in nanowire FETs,
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9 c) effect of geometry of nanowire on the drain current characteristics in nanowire FETs
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11 The specific objectives of the OMEN Nanowire Lab are:
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15 == Recommended Reading ==
16 Following materials introduce the concept of nanowire FETs and the simulation methods that are useful to understand thier characterstics:
17 * [/resources/5328 Mark Lundstrom, Nanoscale Transistors(ECE612 2008)] for a basic understanding on MOS transistors.
18 * [/resources/4059 Joerg Appenzeller, What Promises do Nanotubes and Nanowires Hold for Future Nanoelectronics Applications?]
19 * [/resources/1639 Timothy Sands, Nanotubes and Nanowires: One-dimensional Materials]
20 * [/resources/1715 Monica Taba, Investigation of the Electrical Characteristics of Triple-Gate FinFETs and Silicon-Nanowire FETs]
21 * Mark Lundstrom, Nanoscale Transistors: Device Physics, Modeling and Simulation, Springer (Chapter 5)
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* [/resources/8803 Threshold voltage]
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* [/resources/8803 Saumitra R. Mehrotra, et al., Threshold voltage]
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* [/resources/1823 Mark Lundstrom Subthreshold conduction (ECE612 2006)]
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* [/resources/1823 Mark Lundstrom, Subthreshold conduction (ECE612 2006)]
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25 == Demo ==
26 * [/resources/6833 OMEN Nanowire: Video Demo]
27 * [/resources/6318/ OMEN Nanowire: First Time User Guide]
28 * [/resources/6315/ Supporting Document – Limitation of the Tool at Large Gate Voltage]
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30 == Theoretical Descriptions ==
31 * [http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1155&context=nanopub Mathieu Luisier, et al., Atomistic simulation of nanowires in the sp3d5s* tight-binding formalism: From boundary conditions to strain calculations, Physical Review B 74, 205323, 2006]
32 * [http://e-collection.ethbib.ethz.ch/view/eth:29339 Mathieu Luisier, Quantum transport beyond the effective mass approximation, ph.D. thesis, ETH, 2007]
33 * [/resources/1792 Mathieu Luisier, Quantum Transport for Nanostructures]
34 * [/resources/9122 Dragica Vasileska, et al., Tight-Binding Bandstructure Calculation Method]
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36 == Tool Verification ==
37 * [https://engineering.purdue.edu/gekcogrp/research-group/AbhijeetPaul/project3.php#content Benchmarking Top-of-the-Barrier Model by Abhijeet et al.]
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39 == Worked Examples ==
40 * [/resources/6318/ First time user guide slide 15-18]
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42 == Homework ==
43 * [/resources/10512 OMEN Nanowire Homework Problems]
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45 == Solutions to Exercises ==
46 * Solutions to exercises are provided to Instructors ONLY!
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48 == Take a Test ==
49 * [/resources/10515 OMEN Nanowire Test Problems]
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51 == Solve the Challenge ==
52 * [/resources/10764 OMEN Nanowire: solve the challenge]