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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.
2012 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up
20 Jul 2012 |
The 2012 Summer School will feature a series of lectures on electron transport in Nanotransistors, combined with lectures and hands-on tutorials using the NEMO5 nanoelectronic modeling software. Another set of lectures will show researchers, educators, and students how to take advantage of the...
ECE 495N: Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics Lecture Notes (Fall 2009)
04 Feb 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Mehdi Salmani Jelodar, Supriyo Datta (editor)
Lecture notes for the Fall 2009 teaching of ECE 495: Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics.
Introduction to Compact Models and Circuit Simulation
21 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Jaijeet Roychowdhury
With NEEDS introduction by Mark Lundstrom. This talk contains a brief introduction to Verilog-A and suggests some initial guidelines for writing Verilog-A versions of NEEDS models.
Tunneling Through Triangular Barrier: an Exercise for PCPBT
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23 Jul 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This exercise teaches the users that a very good result can be obtained when the triangular barrier is approximated with 11 segment piece-wise constant potential barrier steps.www.eas.asu.edu/~vasileskNSF
Worked Examples for Carrier Statistics (advanced)
15 Aug 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
Two worked out examples based on Fermi-Dirac Vs Maxwell-Boltzmann statistics and temperature effects are presented.
1-D Modeling of HgCdTe Photodetectors Operated at Low Temperatures
30 Jul 2011 | | Contributor(s):: pradyumna muralidharan, Dragica Vasileska
This presentation describes the capabilities of the tool OPTODET: 1D HgCdTe photodetector modeling tool.
1-D Phonon BTE Solver
28 Jul 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Joseph Adrian Sudibyo, Amr Mohammed, Ali Shakouri
Simulate heat transport by solving one dimensional Boltzmann transport equation.
15-Band Spectral Envelope Function Formalism Applied to Broken Gap Tunnel Field-Effect Transistors
21 Oct 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Devin Verreck, Maarten Van de Put, Anne Verhulst, Bart Soree, G. Groeseneken, Ashish Dabral
IWCE 2015 presentation.
1D Heterostructure Tool
04 Aug 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Arun Goud Akkala, Sebastian Steiger, Jean Michel D Sellier, Sunhee Lee, Michael Povolotskyi, Tillmann Christoph Kubis, Hong-Hyun Park, Samarth Agarwal, Gerhard Klimeck, James Fonseca, Archana Tankasala, Kuang-Chung Wang, Chin-Yi Chen, Fan Chen
Poisson-Schrödinger Solver for 1D Heterostructures
2003 Summer Institute Wokshop on Molecular Conduction
09 Jul 2003 |
The tutorials supplied below were part of the Molecular Conduction Workshop held at Purdue University in July of 2003.
2004 Computational Materials Science Summer School
07 Jun 2004 |
This short course will explore a range of computational approaches relevant for nanotechnology.
2008 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up
26 Aug 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam, Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom
Electronics from the Bottom Up is designed to promote the bottom-up perspective by beginning at the nanoscale, and working up to the micro and macroscale of devices and systems. For electronic devices, this means first understanding the smallest electronic device – a single molecule with two...
2009 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up
22 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom, Muhammad A. Alam, Joerg Appenzeller
The school will consist of two lectures in the morning on the Nanostructured Electronic Devices: Percolation and Reliability and an afternoon lecture on Graphene Physics and Devices. A hands on laboratory session will be available in the afternoons.
2010 MNTL UIUC Symposium Lecture 1 - Milton Feng at 60 : The Metamorphosis of the Transistor into a Laser
09 Aug 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Nick Holonyak, Jr
2010 MNTL UIUC Symposium Lecture 2 - Optoelectronics
09 Aug 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Russell D. Dupuis
2010 MNTL UIUC Symposium Lecture 3 - Large Scale InP Photonic Integrated Circuits
24 Aug 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Frederick A. Kish, Jr.
2010 MNTL UIUC Symposium Lecture 4 - MicroElectronics
09 Aug 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Shyh-Chiang Shen
2010 MNTL UIUC Symposium Lecture 5 - Device Scaling
24 Aug 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Apostolakis
2010 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up
18 Jan 2011 |
Electronics from the Bottom Up seeks to bring a new perspective to electronic devices – one that is designed to help realize the opportunities that nanotechnology presents.
2011 NCN Summer School: Welcome and Introduction
20 Jul 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom