Tags: nanoelectronics


Progress in technology has brought microelectronics to the nanoscale, but nanoelectronics is not yet a well-defined engineering discipline with a coherent, experimentally verified, theoretical framework. The NCN has a vision for a new, 'bottom-up' approach to electronics, which involves: understanding electronic conduction at the atomistic level; formulating new simulation techniques; developing a new generation of software tools; and bringing this new understanding and perspective into the classroom. We address problems in atomistic phenomena, quantum transport, percolative transport in inhomogeneous media, reliability, and the connection of nanoelectronics to new problems such as biology, medicine, and energy. We work closely with experimentalists to understand nanoscale phenomena and to explore new device concepts. In the course of this work, we produce open source software tools and educational resources that we share with the community through the nanoHUB.

This page is a starting point for nanoHUB users interested in nanoelectronics. It lists key resources developed by the NCN Nanoelectronics team. The nanoHUB contains many more resources for nanoelectronics, and they can be located with the nanoHUB search function. To find all nanoelectronics resources, search for 'nanoelectronics.' To find those contributed by the NCN nanoelectronics team, search for 'NCNnanoelectronics.' More information on Nanoelectronics can be found here.

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  1. Empirical Pseudopotential Method Description

    05 Jun 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    Solid-State Theory and Semiconductor Transport Fundamentals


  2. Simplified Band-Structure Model

    05 Jun 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    Solid-State Theory and Semiconductor Transport Fundamentals


  3. Introduction to Computational Electronics

    05 Jun 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    What Is Computational Electronics and Why Do We Need It?


  4. Computational Electronics

    05 Jun 2006 | Courses | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    Scaling of CMOS devices into the nanometer regime leads to increased processing cost. In this regard, the field of Computational Electronics is becoming more and more important because device...


  5. CNTphonons

    01 Jun 2006 | Tools | Contributor(s): Marcelo Alejandro Kuroda, Salvador Barraza-Lopez, J. P. Leburton

    Calculates the phonon band structure of carbon nanotubes using the force constant method.


  6. Logic Devices and Circuits on Carbon Nanotubes

    23 May 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joerg Appenzeller

    Over the last years carbon nanotubes (CNs) have attracted an increasing interest as building blocks for nano-electronics applications. Due to their unique properties enabling e.g. ballistic...


  7. ECE 659 Lecture 34: Non-Coherent Transport: Why does an Atom Emit Light?

    23 May 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Reference Chapter 10.1


  8. ECE 659 Lecture 4: Charging/Coulomb Blockade

    22 May 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Reference Chapter 1.4 and 1.5


  9. ECE 659 Lecture 3: The Quantum of Conductance

    22 May 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Reference Chapter 1.3


  10. Exploring New Channel Materials for Nanoscale CMOS

    21 May 2006 | Papers | Contributor(s): Anisur Rahman

    The improved transport properties of new channel materials, such as Ge and III-V semiconductors, along with new device designs, such as dual gate, tri gate or FinFETs, are expected to enhance the...


  11. Device Physics and Simulation of Silicon Nanowire Transistors

    20 May 2006 | Papers | Contributor(s): Jing Wang

    As the conventional silicon metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor (MOSFET) approaches its scaling limits, many novel device structures are being extensively explored. Among them, the...


  12. Nanowire

    19 May 2006 | Tools | Contributor(s): Hong-Hyun Park, Lang Zeng, Matthew Buresh, Siqi Wang, Gerhard Klimeck, Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Clemens Heitzinger, Benjamin P Haley

    Simulate 3D nanowire transport in the effective mass approximation with phonon scattering and 3D Poisson self-consistent solution


  13. Band Structure Lab

    19 May 2006 | Tools | Contributor(s): Samik Mukherjee, Kai Miao, Abhijeet Paul, Neophytos Neophytou, Raseong Kim, Junzhe Geng, Michael Povolotskyi, Tillmann Christoph Kubis, Arvind Ajoy, Bozidar Novakovic, James Fonseca, Hesameddin Ilatikhameneh, Sebastian Steiger, Michael McLennan, Mark Lundstrom, Gerhard Klimeck

    Computes the electronic and phonon structure of various materials in the spatial configuration of bulk , quantum wells, and wires


  14. ECE 659 Lecture 1: Energy Level Diagram

    16 May 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta


  15. Switching Energy in CMOS Logic: How far are we from physical limit?

    24 Apr 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Saibal Mukhopadhyay

    Aggressive scaling of CMOS devices in technology generation has resulted in exponential growth in device performance, integration density and computing power. However, the power dissipated by a...


  16. Nanoscale Transistors: Advanced VLSI Devices (Introductory Lecture)

    20 Apr 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    Welcome to the ECE 612 Introductory/Overview lecture. This course examines the device physics of advanced transistors and the process, device, circuit, and systems considerations that enter into...


  17. Nanofabrication

    11 Apr 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): R. Fabian Pease

    Nanotechnology comprises the techniques for making things small (<100 nm) — i.e., nanopatterning — and the resulting applications, ranging from the results of undirected...


  18. MOSCap

    06 Apr 2006 | Tools | Contributor(s): Akira Matsudaira, Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Shaikh S. Ahmed, Gerhard Klimeck, Dragica Vasileska

    Capacitance of a MOS device


  19. Modeling Single and Dual-Gate Capacitors using SCHRED

    31 Mar 2006 | Learning Modules | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    SCHRED stands for self-consistent solver of the 1D Poisson and 1D effective mass Schrodinger equation as applied to modeling single gate or dual-gate capacitors. The program incorporates many...


  20. MOSFet

    30 Mar 2006 | Tools | Contributor(s): Shaikh S. Ahmed, Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, SungGeun Kim, Matteo Mannino, Gerhard Klimeck, Dragica Vasileska, Xufeng Wang, Himadri Pal, Gloria Wahyu Budiman

    Simulates the current-voltage characteristics for bulk, SOI, and double-gate Field Effect Transistors (FETs)