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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.

Tools (1-20 of 161)

  1. Multicale Modeling of Thermoelectric Cooler

    17 Dec 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Allison Anne Campbell, Mohammad Zunaidur Rashid, afsana sharmin, Shaikh S. Ahmed

    This tool simulates a practical thermoelectric cooler unit with atomistic models

    https://nanohub.org/resources/multiscaletec

  2. Nanoscale Solid-State Lighting Device Simulator

    18 May 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): Shaikh S. Ahmed, vinay chimal, Katina Mattingly, krishna kumari Yalavarthi

    Simulates the electronic and optical properties of nanoscale solid-state lighting devices in III-N material systems

    https://nanohub.org/resources/nanossl

  3. Quantum Point Contact

    02 Feb 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Richard Akis, Shaikh S. Ahmed, Mohammad Zunaidur Rashid, Richard Akis

    Simulates the conductance and associated wavefunctions of Quantum Point Contacts.

    https://nanohub.org/resources/qpc

  4. Creep deformation in RF-MEMS

    15 Jan 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Marisol Koslowski, Alejandro Strachan, Gabriela Venturini, Diego Fernando Cifuentes Pardo, Guillermo Andres Roman

    Simulates creep deformation in fixed - fixed beam MEMS model

    https://nanohub.org/resources/memscreep

  5. Time-dependent gate oxide breakdown Lab

    04 Mar 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Xin Jin, Muhammad Ashraful Alam, Muhammad Masuduzzaman, Sang Hoon Shin, Sambit Palit

    Simulate Time-dependent gate oxide breakdown

    https://nanohub.org/resources/tddb

  6. A Blind Fish in a River with a Waterfall

    23 Mar 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam, Sajia Sadeque

    Prototype for a reliability problem defined as Stochastic Process with a Threshold

    https://nanohub.org/resources/fishandriver

  7. MEMS Piezoelectric Vibrational Energy Harvesting Lab

    16 Jun 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jorge Mario Monsalve, German Felipe Giraldo, Alba Graciela Avila, Gerhard Klimeck

    Simulate the harvested electrical power from mechanical vibrations using a piezoelectric cantilevered beam

    https://nanohub.org/resources/piezoharvest

  8. Bulk Heterojunction Morphology Generator

    11 Feb 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): Michael C. Heiber

    This tool creates nanoscale bulk heterojunction morphologies for use with organic photovoltaics simulations

    https://nanohub.org/resources/bhjmorphology

  9. 1-D Phonon BTE Solver

    28 Jul 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Joseph Adrian Sudibyo, Amr Mohammed, Ali Shakouri

    Simulate heat transport by solving one dimensional Boltzmann transport equation.

    https://nanohub.org/resources/1dphononbte

  10. Bandgap Optimizer for Spectral Splitting PV Systems

    23 Aug 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): kevon clint charles, Jeff Gray

    simulate the optimum performance of a multi-junction solar cell

    https://nanohub.org/resources/opt

  11. Simulation and Admittance Analysis for Advanced Metal-Insulator-Semiconductor Characterization

    23 Feb 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Alex Grede

    Non-parabolic DOS simulation of III-V MISCAPs with impurity ionization effects and ability to view components of channel capacitance.

    https://nanohub.org/resources/samis

  12. Magnetic Tunnel Junction Lab

    23 Sep 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): Samiran Ganguly, Deepanjan Datta, Chen Shang, Sankarsh Ramadas, Sayeef Salahuddin, Supriyo Datta

    Calculate Resistance, Tunneling Magneto Resistance, Spin Torques, and Switching characteristics of a Magnetic Tunnel Junction

    https://nanohub.org/resources/mtjlab

  13. NanoPlasticity Lab

    02 Aug 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): Martin Hunt, Lei Cao, Alejandro Strachan, Marisol Koslowski

    A phase field approach to plastic deformation in nano crystalline materials

    https://nanohub.org/resources/nanoplasticity

  14. Uniaxial and Biaxial Stress Strain Calculator for Semiconductors

    16 Jan 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jamie Teherani

    Simulate stress or strain along user-defined Miller directions for arbitrary stress/strain configurations.

    https://nanohub.org/resources/straincalc

  15. Linearized Boltzmann transport calculator for thermoelectric materials

    11 Jul 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): Je-Hyeong Bahk, Robert Benjamin Post, Kevin Margatan, Zhixi Bian, Ali Shakouri

    Simulation tool to calculate thermoelectric transport properties of bulk materials based on their multiple nonparabolic band structure information using the linearized Boltzmann transport equation

    https://nanohub.org/resources/btesolver

  16. Berkeley Model Development Environment

    29 Sep 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jaijeet Roychowdhury, Tianshi Wang

    Berkeley Model Development Environment

    https://nanohub.org/resources/mde

  17. Thermoelectric Power Generator System Optimization and Cost Analysis

    26 Sep 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): Kaz Yazawa, Kevin Margatan, Je-Hyeong Bahk, Ali Shakouri

    Simulate cost and efficiency trade-off of a thermoelectric device as a function of material properties and heat transfer coefficients

    https://nanohub.org/resources/tedev

  18. LanTraP

    17 Sep 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): Kyle Conrad, Jesse Maassen, Mark Lundstrom

    This tool calculates the distribution of modes, the electronic thermoelectric transport coefficients, and the lattice thermal transport properties from band structure information.

    https://nanohub.org/resources/lantrap

  19. Intro to MOS-Capacitor Tool

    09 Jan 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): Emmanuel Jose Ochoa, Stella Quinones

    Understanding the effect of silicon doping, oxide (SiO2) thickness, gate type (n+poly/p+poly), and semiconductor type (n-type/p-type) on the flatband voltage, threshold voltage, surface potential...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/mosctool

  20. Thin-Film and Multi-Element Thermoelectric Devices Simulator

    17 Jul 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): Je-Hyeong Bahk, Megan Youngs, Zach Schaffter, Kazuaki Yazawa, Ali Shakouri

    Tool to simulate both micro-scale thin-film thermoelectric devices and large-scale multi-element thermoelectric modules for cooling and power generation

    https://nanohub.org/resources/thermo

nanoHUB.org, 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.