ECE 695A Reliability Physics of Nanotransistors

By Muhammad Alam

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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ECE 695A Lecture 1: Reliability of Nanoelectronic Devices View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 2: A Brief History of Reliability and Types of Reliability Models View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 3: Reliability as a Threshold Problem View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 4: Structures and Defects in Crystals View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 5: Amorphous Material/Interfaces View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 5R: Review Questions View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 6: Defects in the Bulk and at Interfaces View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 7: Trapping in Pre-existing Traps View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 7A: Appendix - Theory of Stochastic Distribution View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 8: Phenomenological Observations for NBTI View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 9: NBTI Time Dependence -- Stress Phase View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 10: NBTI Time Dependence -- Frequency and Duty Cycle Dependencies View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 10A: Appendix - Reflection on R-D Equation View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 11: Temperature Dependence of NBTI View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 12: Field Dependence of NBTI View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 13: Introductory Lecture on HCI Degradation View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 13R: Review Questions View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 14a: Voltage Dependent HCI I View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 14b: Voltage Dependent HCI II View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 14R: Review Questions View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 15: Off-state HCI Degradation View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 16: Temperature Dependence of HCI View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 16: Review Questions View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 17: Subthreshold and Idlin Methods View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 17R: Review Questions View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 18: DC-IV and Charge Pumping Methods View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 19: Spin-Dependent Recombination and Electrically Detected Magnetic Resonance View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 20: Reliability Measurements Notes
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ECE 695A Lecture 21: Introduction to Dielectric Breakdown View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 22: Voltage Dependence of Thin Dielectric Breakdown View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 22R: Review Questions View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 23: Characterization of Defects Responsible for TDDB View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 23R: Review Questions View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 24: Statistics of Oxide Breakdown - Cell percolation model View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 24R: Review Questions View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 25: Theory of Soft and Hard Breakdown View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 25R: Review Questions View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 26-1: Statistics of Soft Breakdown via Methods of Markov Chains View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 26-2: Statistics of Soft Breakdown (Breakdown Position correlation) View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 26R: Review Questions View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 27: Correlated TDDB in Off-State HCI View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 27R: Review Questions View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 28: Circuit Implications of Dielectric Breakdown View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 29: Breakdown of Thick Dielectrics View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 29A: Appendix - Dimension of a Surface View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 30: Breakdown in Dielectrics with Defects View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 30R: Review Questions View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 31: Collecting and Plotting Data View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 31A: Appendix - Bootstrap Method Introduction View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 32: Physical vs. Empirical Distribution View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 33: Model Selection/Goodness of Fit View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 34: Scaling Theory of Design of Experiments View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 34A: Appendix - Variability by Bootstrap Method View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 35: Design of Experiments View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 35R: Review Questions View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 37: Radiation Induced Damage – An overview View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 37R: Review Questions View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 38: Charge Generation by Particles View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 38R: Review Questions View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 39-1: Radiation and Devices I View HTML
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ECE 695A Lecture 40: Failure Analysis and Epilogue View HTML
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