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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.

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  1. Carbon Nanotube Relay

    01 Apr 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Sansiri Tanachutiwat, wei wang

    CNT NEMS as mechanical relay for memory applications

  2. nanoMATERIALS SeqQuest DFT

    04 Feb 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Ravi Pramod Kumar Vedula, Greg Bechtol, Benjamin P Haley, Alejandro Strachan

    DFT calculations of materials

  3. CNT Mobility

    26 Apr 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Yang Zhao, Albert Liao, Eric Pop

    Simulate field effect carrier mobility in back-gated CNTFET devices at low field

  4. Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion simulator

    06 Dec 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina

    This tool calculates the optimal distribution of particles subject to a Coulombic potential on the surface of a sphere.

  5. Illinois Tools: Basic Bulk Silicon Transport Data at 300K

    27 Oct 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Kyeong-hyun Park, Mohamed Mohamed, Nahil Sobh

    Calculations of doped bulk silicon transport data

  6. Memristor Simulation Tool

    05 Oct 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Yuan Shen, Sansiri Tanachutiwat, Wei Wang

    Simulate resistance change of a Voltage-controlled Memristor

  7. MIT Tools for Energy Conversion and Storage

    13 Sep 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jeffrey C Grossman, Joo-Hyoung Lee, Varadharajan Srinivasan, Alexander S McLeod, Lucas Wagner

    Atomic-Scale Simulation Tools to Explore Energy Conversion and Storage Materials

  8. Monte Carlo DNA Simulator

    27 Jul 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Alena Bulyha, Clemens Heitzinger

    Simulate ionic concentration profiles at charged boundaries functionalized with DNA oligomers.

  9. Small Molecules in Intense Lasers via Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory

    24 Jul 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Marcela Meza, Daniel Lee Whitenack, Adam Wasserman

    Simulate the behavior of a hydrogen molecule when illuminated by an intense laser field.

  10. Micro-Mechanics Simulation Tool: Thin film

    24 Jun 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Sowmya Ramarapu, Soumava Bera, Lei Cao, Marisol Koslowski, Lei Lei, Efosa Ogiesoba, Andrew Robison, Ruixuan Ren, Nikolaus Utomo, Yuesong Xie

    This tool simulates a threading dislocation evolving in a passivated thin film

  11. EPR - ESR

    14 Apr 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina, Joshua Telser

    This program calculates the powder pattern EPR spectra of a 2-spin electronic system.

  12. KP Nanowire/UTB FET

    22 Mar 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Mincheol Shin

    Simulate Nanowire/UTB FETs Using KP method

  13. Archimedes, GNU Monte Carlo simulator

    29 May 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jean Michel D Sellier

    GNU Monte Carlo simulation of 2D semiconductor devices, III-V materials

  14. Random laser dynamics

    12 Sep 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Alexander Gavrilenko, Mohammad Mayy, Taina D. Matos

    Simulation of random laser dynamics

  15. Thermoelectric Power Factor Calculator for Superlattices

    18 Oct 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Terence Musho, Greg Walker

    Quantum Simulation of the Seebeck Coefficient and Electrical Conductivity in 1D Superlattice Structures using Non-Equilibrium Green's Functions

  16. OMEN Nanowire

    02 Sep 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): SungGeun Kim, Mathieu Luisier, Benjamin P Haley, Abhijeet Paul, Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Gerhard Klimeck

    Full-band 3D quantum transport simulation in nanowire structure

  17. MESFET Lab

    26 Jul 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck, Saumitra Raj Mehrotra

    This tool gives insight into the basic operation of MESFET devices

  18. Assembly for Nanotechnology Survey Courses

    05 Nov 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Dragica Vasileska

    Educational Tools for Classroom and Homework use to introduce nanotechnology concepts

  19. a TCAD Lab

    29 Oct 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Dragica Vasileska

    An Assembly of TCAD tools for circuit, device, and process simulation

  20. Thermoelectric Power Factor Calculator for Nanocrystalline Composites

    18 Oct 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Terence Musho, Greg Walker

    Quantum Simulation of the Seebeck Coefficient and Electrical Conductivity in a 2D Nanocrystalline Composite Structure using Non-Equilibrium Green's Functions, a resource for nanoscience and nanotechnology, is supported by the National Science Foundation and other funding agencies. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.