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2011 NCN Summer School: Welcome and Introduction
20 Jul 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom
Lecture 1: Introduction to Near-equilibrium Transport
A short overview of the topics to be discussed in the following nine lectures in this short course on near-equilibrium transport.
Tutorial 2: A Bottom-Up View of Heat Transfer in Nanomaterials
23 Mar 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Timothy S Fisher
This lecture provides a theoretical development of the transport of thermal energy by conduction in nanomaterials. The physical nature of energy transport by two carriers—electrons and phonons--will be explored from basic principles using a common Landauer framework. Issues including the quantum...
Lecture 7: On Reliability and Randomness in Electronic Devices
14 Apr 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
Outline:Background informationPrinciples of reliability physicsClassification of Electronic ReliabilityStructure Defects in Electronic MaterialsConclusions
Lecture 9: Breakdown in Thick Dielectrics
05 Apr 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
Outline:Breakdown in gas dielectric and Paschen’s lawSpatial and temporal dynamics during breakdownBreakdown in bulk oxides: puzzleTheory of pre-existing defects: Thin oxidesTheory of pre-existing defects: thick oxidesConclusions
Lecture 8: Mechanics of Defect Generation and Gate Dielectric Breakdown
10 Mar 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
Lecture 4: Graphene: An Experimentalist's Perspective
12 Feb 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Joerg Appenzeller
Lecture 10: Interface Damage & Negative Bias Temperature Instability
02 Feb 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
Outline:Background informationNBTI interpreted by R-D modelThe act of measurement and observed quantityNBTI vs. Light-induced DegradationPossibility of Degradation-free TransistorsConclusions
Lecture 6: 3D Nets in a 3D World: Bulk Heterostructure Solar Cells
27 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
Outline:Introduction: definitions and review
Reaction diffusion in fractal volumesCarrier transport in BH solar cellsAll phase transitions are not fractalConclusions
Lecture 5: 2D Nets in a 3D World: Basics of Nanobiosensors and Fractal Antennae
Outline:Background: A different type of transport problem
Example: Classical biosensorsFractal dimension and cantor transformExample: fractal nanobiosensors Conclusions
Appendix: Transparent Electrodes and Antenna
Lecture 4: Stick Percolation and Nanonet Electronics
26 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
Outline:Stick percolation and nanonet transistorsShort channel nanonet transistorsLong channel nanonet transistorsTransistors at high voltagesConclusions
Lecture 5: NEGF Simulation of Graphene Nanodevices
23 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta
Lecture 1: Electronics from the Bottom Up
22 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta
Lecture 2: Graphene Fundamentals
Lecture 6: Graphene PN Junctions
22 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom
Outline:IntroductionElectron optics in grapheneTransmission across NP junctionsConductance of PN and NN junctionsDiscussionSummary
Lecture 3: Low Bias Transport in Graphene: An Introduction
18 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom
Outline:Introduction and ObjectivesTheoryExperimental approachResultsDiscussionSummaryLecture notes are available for this lecture.
Lecture 1: Percolation and Reliability of Electronic Devices
17 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
Lecture 2: Threshold, Islands, and Fractals
Lecture 3: Electrical Conduction in Percolative Systems