Tags: nanotransistors

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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.

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  1. ECE 656 Lecture 18: Near-Equilibrium Measurements II

    01 Nov 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:ReviewThe van der Pauw methodTemperature-dependent measurementsErrors in Hall effect measurementsGraphene: a case studySummary

  2. ECE 656 Lecture 19: Scattering I - Collision Integral

    01 Nov 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:ReviewCollision operatorElectron-electron scatteringDiscussionSummary

  3. ECE 656 Lecture 20: Scattering II - Relaxation time approximation

    01 Nov 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:Justification of the RTADiscussionHW prob. 17

  4. ECE 656 Lecture 16: The BTE - with B-Fields

    20 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:ReviewB-fieldsHall effectLarge B-fieldsSummary

  5. ECE 656 Lecture 15: The BTE - Transport Coefficients

    18 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:IntroductionConductivityDrift currentDiffusion currentDiscussionSummary

  6. ECE 656 Lecture 14: The Boltzmann Transport Equation

    14 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:IntroductionEquation of motionThe BTESolving the s.s. BTEDiscussionSummary

  7. ECE 656 Lecture 13: Phonon Transport

    05 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:IntroductionElectrons and PhononsGeneral model for heat conductionThermal conductivityDebye modelScatteringDiscussionSummary

  8. ECE 656 Lecture 8: More about Resistance

    03 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:ReviewDiscussionpower dissipationvoltage dropn-type vs. p-type“apparent” mobility1D and 3D resistorsGraphene: A case studySummary

  9. ECE 656 Lecture 12: Scattering and Transmission

    30 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:IntroductionPhysics of carrier scatteringTransmission and mfpMFP and scatteringDiscussionSummary

  10. Theory and characterization of random defect formation and its implication in variability of nanoscale transistors

    30 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Ahmad Ehteshamul Islam

    Over the last 50 years, carrier transport has been the central research topic in the semiconductor area. The outcome was a dramatic improvement in the performance of a transistor, which is one of the basic building blocks in almost all the modern electronic devices. However, nanoscale dimensions...

  11. ECE 656 Lecture 10: Thermoelectric Effects - (Electronic) Heat Flow

    26 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:IntroductionHeat transport by current flowMathematical formulationDiscussionSummary

  12. ECE 656 Lecture 11: Coupled Current Equations and Thermoelectric Devices

    23 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:IntroductionCoupled flow equationsThermoelectric devicesDiscussionSummary

  13. ECE 656 Lecture 9: Thermoelectric Effects - Charge Flow

    23 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:IntroductionCharge transport in a temperature gradientMathematical formulationDiscussionSummary

  14. ECE 656 Lecture 6: Near-Equilibrium Transport in the Bulk

    20 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

  15. ECE 656 Lecture 5: Modes and Transmission

    16 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:ModesTransmissionDiscussionSummary

  16. ECE 656 Lecture 7: Resistance - Ballistic to Diffusive

    16 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:Review2D ballistic resistors2D diffusive resistorsDiscussionSummary

  17. ECE 656 Lecture 4: General Model for Transport

    07 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:The modelNear-equilibrium transportDiscussionSummary

  18. ECE 656 Lecture 3: Density of States

    07 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:Density of statesExample: grapheneDiscussionSummary

  19. ECE 656 Lecture 2: Sums in k-Space/Integrals in Energy Space

    07 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:Density of states in k-spaceExampleWorking in energy spaceDiscussionSummary

  20. 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...