Tags: nanoelectronics

Description

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.

Resources (141-160 of 1767)

  1. ECE 695A Lecture 12R: Review Questions

    08 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Review Questions: Explain the difference between local field and global field within an oxide. Explain physically why electric field decreases bond strength. How does the dissociation...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16790

  2. ECE 695A Lecture 9R: Review Questions

    08 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Review Questions: Does NBTI power-exponent depend on voltage or temperature? Do you expect the NBTI power-exponent to be larger or smaller if trapping is important? How does one know that...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16778

  3. ECE 695A Lecture 11: Temperature Dependence of NBTI

    07 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Outline: Review: Temperature activation & NBTI Temperature dependent forward/reverse rates Temperature dependence of diffusion coefficient Material dependence of activation...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16774

  4. ECE 695A Lecture 10: NBTI Time Dependence -- Frequency and Duty Cycle Dependencies

    06 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Outline: NBTI stress and relaxation by R-D model Frequency independence and lifetime projection Duty cycle dependence The magic of measurement Conclusions

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16668

  5. ECE 695A Lecture 9: NBTI Time Dependence -- Stress Phase

    06 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Outline: Background: Time-dependent degradation The Reaction-Diffusion model Approximate solution to R-D model in stress phase Degradation free transistors Conclusions

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16667

  6. ECE 695A Lecture 6: Defects in the Bulk and at Interfaces

    01 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Outline: Strain in materials/origin of defects Examples: bulk defects Examples: interface defects Measurements Conclusions

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16608

  7. ECE 695A Lecture 8: Phenomenological Observations for NBTI

    01 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Outline: Qualitative observations Time, voltage, temperature dependencies Material dependence Circuit implications

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16665

  8. ECE 695A Lecture 8R: Review Questions

    01 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    What is the distinction between BTI and NBTI phenomena? What does it mean that a process is thermally activated? What is the difference between parametric failure and catastrophic failure?...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16666

  9. ECE 695A Lecture 5: Amorphous Material/Interfaces

    29 Jan 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Outline: Amorphous vs. crystalline materials Defect-free amorphous material Origin of defects (Maxwell’s relation) Conclusions

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16548

  10. ECE 695A Lecture 7: Trapping in Pre-existing Traps

    29 Jan 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Outline: Pre-existing vs. stress-induced traps Voltage-shift in pre-existing bulk/interface traps Random Telegraph Noise, 1/f noise Conclusion

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16609

  11. ECE 695A Lecture 7A: Appendix - Theory of Stochastic Distribution

    29 Jan 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Supplemental information for Lecture 7: Trapping in Pre-existing Traps

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16611

  12. ECE 695A Lecture 7R: Review Questions

    29 Jan 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Review Questions: Why are there more types of defects in crystals than in amorphous material? From the perspective of Maxwell’s relation, how does H reduce defect density? Why is HfO2 so...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16615

  13. An Overview of Fourth Fundamental Circuit Element- 'The Memristor'

    22 Jan 2013 | Papers | Contributor(s): Tukaram Dattatray Dongale

    The fourth fundamental circuit element- Memristor, was mathematically predicted by Prof. Leon Chua in his seminal research paper in IEEE Transaction on Circuit Theory on the symmetric background....

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16590

  14. Exciton Annihilation Simulator

    21 Jan 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): Michael Heiber

    Simulates exciton-exciton annihilation behavior of polymer semiconductors measured by pump-probe spectroscopy

    https://nanohub.org/resources/annihilate

  15. ECE 695A Lecture 3: Reliability as a Threshold Problem

    17 Jan 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Outline: Reliability as a Threshold Problem: Empirical vs. Physical Models ‘Blind Fish in a Waterfall’ as a prototype for Accelerated Testing/Statistical distribution Four elements of...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16546

  16. ECE 695A Lecture 4: Structures and Defects in Crystals

    17 Jan 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Outline: Background information Defect-free crystal structures Defects in crystals Conclusions

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16547

  17. ECE 695A Reliability Physics of Nanotransistors

    17 Jan 2013 | Courses | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    This course will focus on the physics of reliability of small semiconductor devices. In traditional courses on device physics, the students learn how to compute current through a device when a...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16560

  18. ECE 695A Lecture 2: A Brief History of Reliability and Types of Reliability Models

    16 Jan 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Outline: Reliability as a General Phenomena A Brief History of Reliability Approaches to Reliability Physics Conclusions

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16545

  19. ECE 695A Lecture 1: Reliability of Nanoelectronic Devices

    11 Jan 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    Outline: Evolving Landscape of Electronics Performance, Variability, and Reliability Classification of Reliability Course Information Conclusions

    https://nanohub.org/resources/16511

  20. Excited State Spectroscopy of a Quantum Dot Molecule

    11 Jan 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Usman

    Atomistic electronic structure calculations are performed to study the coherent inter-dot couplings of the electronic states in a single InGaAs quantum dot molecule. The experimentally observed...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/12686