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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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19 Apr 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): Emmanuel Jose Ochoa, Stella Quinones
Understand the correct procedure for measuring voltage (V) and current (I), and observe the dependence between the interchange of the leads and the sign of the numerical reading.
18 Apr 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): Emmanuel Jose Ochoa, Stella Quinones
Understand the dependence of resistance, R, inductance, L, and capacitance, C, on physical dimensions and material properties.
Resistor Color Code
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17 Apr 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): Robert Benjamin Post, Stella Quinones
Apply the color code to determine the resistance value of a resistor or input a resistance value and determine the color code of the resistor.
XPS Thickness Solver
10 Jan 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): Kyle Christopher Smith, David A Saenz, Dmitry Zemlyanov, Andrey Voevodin
Helps the user to determine the thickness of an overlayer material from XPS experiment data.
TRANSpull: computes pulling coupled to transport properties of single molecules.
08 Sep 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jason Hutcheson, Ignacio Franco, Renaud Nicolas, Marcelo Carignano, Mark Ratner, George C. Schatz
Calculates the electronic transport properties of single molecules as they are mechanically elongated.
14 Jul 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Eric Pop, Feifei Lian
Simulate the electrical and thermal properties of a graphene field-effect transistor.
FD integral calculator
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11 Jul 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Xingshu Sun, Mark Lundstrom, raseong kim
Calculate the Fermi-Dirac integral given the fermi energy and the order of integral
Brillouin Zone Viewer
15 Apr 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Prasad Sarangapani, Arun Goud Akkala, Sebastian Steiger, Hong-Hyun Park, Yosef Borga, Tillmann Christoph Kubis, Michael Povolotskyi, Gerhard Klimeck
Visualize Brillouin zones of different crystals and different unit cells
On-Chip Thermoelectric Cooling Tool
29 Mar 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Shuaib Salamat, David Alberto Saenz
Simulates an embedded spot peltier cooler on a chip 1D thermal profile.
23 Mar 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jiantong Li
A Monte Carlo simulator to study percolation characteristics of two-dimensional stick systems
23 Feb 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Anisur Rahman, Jing Wang, Jing Guo, Md. Sayed Hasan, Yang Liu, Akira Matsudaira, Shaikh S. Ahmed, Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom
Calculate the ballistic I-V characteristics for conventional MOSFETs, Nanowire MOSFETs and Carbon NanoTube MOSFETs
Crack Propagation Lab
15 Feb 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Markus Buehler, Justin Riley, Joo-Hyoung Lee, Jeffrey C Grossman
Models supersonic crack propagation in a 2D triangular lattice
31 Jan 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Alexander S McLeod, Peter Doak, Sahar Sharifzadeh, Jeffrey B. Neaton
This is an educational tool that illustrates the calculation of the electronic structure of materials using many-body perturbation theory within the GW approximation
Simulator for a T-stub transistor in a magnetic field
27 Aug 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): Massimo Macucci
Simulates transport and shot noise in a t-stub transistor in the presence of a magnetic field
Nanostructured Optoelectronics Toolbox
16 Aug 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): Ian Michael Rousseau, Jeffrey C Grossman, Vladimir Bulovic, Polina Anikeeva
Examine charge and exciton transport in nanostructured optoelectonic devices
Graphene Switch Box
10 Aug 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): Sansiri Tanachutiwat, wei wang
Graphene Switch Box for FPGA Interconnects
Thermoelectric Generator Module with Convective Heat Transfer
12 Jul 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): Yuefeng Wang, Guoheng Chen, Michael McLennan, Timothy S Fisher, Timothy D. Sands
Electrical power density and efficiency of a thermoelectric generator with convective heat transfer on hot side and cold side is calculated.
Model for Far From Equilibrium Transport in CNT/GNR FETs
09 Jul 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): Paolo Michetti, Giuseppe Iannaccone
Simulation of CNT/GNR FETs including inelastic scattering via virtual probes approach and accounting for the presence of possible Schottky barrier contacts.
ANGEL - A Nonequilibrium Green Function Solver for LEDs
07 Jun 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): sebastian steiger
An MPI-parallelized implementation of 1-D NEGF for heterostructures. Includes off-diagonal scattering. Effective mass band structure for electrons and holes. The online tool only provides basic...
Carbon Nanotube Relay
16 Feb 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): Sansiri Tanachutiwat, wei wang
CNT NEMS as mechanical relay for memory applications