Tags: nanotransistors

Description

A nanotransistor is a transistor whose dimensions are measured in nanometers. Transistors are used for switching and amplifying electronic signals. When combined in the millions and billions, they can be used to create sophisticated programmable information processors.

Courses (1-15 of 15)

  1. ECE 695A Reliability Physics of Nanotransistors

    17 Jan 2013 | | 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 voltage is applied.

  2. Nanoscale Transistors

    19 Jul 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

        These lectures discuss the physics of nanoscale transistors. The focus is on developing a sound, physical understanding of the operation of sub-100nm MOSFETS. The lectures focus of the simple, "essential" device physics using a "top-of-the-barrier" or...

  3. ECE 656: Electronic Transport in Semiconductors (Fall 2011)

    29 Aug 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    This course is about how charge flows in semiconductors with an emphasis on transport in nanoscale devices. The objective is to develop a broad understanding of basic concepts. The course is designed for those who work on electronic materials and devices – whether they are...

  4. Near-Equilibrium Transport: Fundamentals and Applications

    28 Jul 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Engineers and scientists working on electronic materials and devicesneed a working knowledge of "near-equilibrium" (also called "linear"or "low-field") transport. The term "working knowledge" meansunderstanding how to use theory in practice. Measurements ofresistivity, conductivity, mobility,...

  5. Nanoelectronic Devices, With an Introduction to Spintronics

    09 Sep 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom

      Nanoelectronic devices are at the heart of today's powerful computers and are also of great interest for many emerging applications including energy conversion, sensing and alternative computing paradigms. Our objective, however, is not to discuss specific devices or...

  6. ECE 656: Electronic Transport in Semiconductors (Fall 2009)

    26 Aug 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    This course develops a basic understanding of the theory of charge carrier transport in semiconductors and semiconductor devices and an ability to apply it to the anslysis of experiments and devices.

  7. ECE 659 Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor

    27 Jan 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta

    Spring 2009This is a newly produced version of the course that wasformerly available.We would greatly appreciate your feedback regarding the new format and contents.Traditionally atomistic approaches have been used to model materials in terms of average parameters like the mobility or the...

  8. Percolation Theory

    03 Nov 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam

    The electronic devices these days have become so small that the number of dopant atoms in the channel of a MOFET transistor, the number of oxide atoms in its gate dielectric, the number silicon- or metal crystals in nanocrystal Flash memory, the number of Nanowires in a flexible nanoNET...

  9. ECE 612: Nanoscale Transistors (Fall 2008)

    27 Aug 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Additional material related to the topics discussed in this course course is available at https://nanohub.org/courses/NT Fall 2008This course examines the device physics of advanced transistors and the process, device, circuit, and systems considerations that enter into the development...

  10. Physics of Nanoscale MOSFETs

    26 Aug 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Transistor scaling has pushed channel lengths to the nanometer regime where traditional approaches to MOSFET device physics are less and less suitable This short course describes a way of understanding MOSFETs that is much more suitable than traditional approaches when the channel lengths are of...

  11. Carrier Transport at the Nanoscale

    27 Nov 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Fall 2007Note: A more current teaching of this course with online lectures is available as ECE 656: Electronic Transport in Semiconductors (Fall 2011).This is a course about how charge flows in semiconductors with an emphasis on transport at the nanoscale. After a brief review basic concepts,...

  12. Reliability Physics of Nanoscale Transistors

    27 Nov 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam

    This course is now offered on nanoHUB as ECE 695A Reliability Physics of Nanotransistors.

  13. ECE 612 Nanoscale Transistors (Fall 2006)

    08 Aug 2006 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Additional material related to the topics discussed in this course course is available at https://nanohub.org/courses/NTNanoscale Transistors is a five-week online course that develops a unified framework for understanding essential physics of nanoscale transistors, their important...

  14. Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor (Spring 2004)

    23 May 2006 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta

    Spring 2004Please Note: A newer version of this course is now available and we would greatly appreciate your feedback regarding the new format and contents.Course Information WebsiteThe development of "nanotechnology" has made it possible to engineer materials and devices on a length scale as...

  15. Curriculum on Nanotechnology

    27 Jan 2005 |

    To exploit the opportunities that nanoscience is giving us, engineers will need to learn how to think about materials, devices, circuits, and systems in new ways. The NCN seeks to bring the new understanding emerging from research in nanoscience into the graduate and undergraduate curriculum....