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A nanowire is a nanostructure, with the diameter of the order of a nanometer. Alternatively, nanowires can be defined as structures that have a thickness or diameter constrained to tens of nanometers or less and an unconstrained length. At these scales, quantum mechanical effects are important.
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Quantum Coherent Transport in Atoms & Electrons
21 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Yong P. Chen
I will discuss some recent experimental examples from my lab studying quantum coherent transport and interferometry in electrons as well as cold atoms. For example, phase coherent electron transport and interference around a cylinder realized in a nanowire of topological insulator...
Building a Topological Quantum Computer 101
20 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Michael Freedman
Michael Freeman shares his perspective on how we should approach building a quantum computer, starting with the mathematical roots and moving through the physics to concrete engineering and materials growth challenges on which success will hinge. He will then discuss a new, enhanced,...
Piezo Nanomaterials and Green Energy
19 Oct 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Rusen Yang
This presentation will introduce the fundamental principle of nanogenerator and its potential applications.
Modeling Quantum Acceleration (Multi-Band Drift) of Bloch Waves in Nanowires
24 Mar 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Raghuraj Hathwar, marco saraniti, Stephen M. Goodnick
IWCE 2015 presentation. Abstract and more information to be added at a later date.
E304 L4.2.2: Nanomaterials - Nanostrucutes (dots, wires)
18 Mar 2016 | | Contributor(s):: ASSIST ERC
Magnetic Nanowires: Revolutionizing Hard Drives, Random Access Memory, & Cancer Treatment
18 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Beth Stadler
This talk will reveal synthesis secrets for nm-control of layer thicknesses, even for difficult alloys, which has enabled studies of magnetization reversal, magneto-elasticity, giant magnetoresistance, and spin transfer torqueswitching. These nanowires will mitigate the ITRS Roadmap’s...
Photonic Quantum Computation & Quantum Simulation
11 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Philip Walther
The advantages of the photons makes optical quantum system ideally suited for fundamental quantum physics experiments and a variety of applications in quantum information processing. Here I will briefly review privacy-preserving photonic quantum cloud computing, where quantum information is...
Anisotropic Schrödinger Equation Quantum Corrections for 3D Monte Carlo Simulations of Nanoscale Multigate Transistors
05 Jan 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Karol Kalna, Muhammad Ali A. Elmessary, Daniel Nagy, Manuel Aldegunde
IWCE 2015 presentation. We incorporated anisotropic 2D Schrodinger equation based quantum corrections (SEQC) that depends on valley orientation into a 3D Finite Element (FE) Monte Carlo (MC) simulation toolbox. The MC toolbox was tested against experimental ID-VG characteristics of the 22 nm gate...
Phonon Interactions in Single-Dopant-Based Transistors: Temperature and Size Dependence
25 Nov 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Marc Bescond, Nicolas Cavassilas, Salim Berrada
IWCE 2015 presentation. in this work we investigate the dependence of electron-phonon scattering in single dopant-based nanowire transistor with respect to temperature and dimensions. we use a 3d real-space non-equilibrium green': ; s function (negf) approach where electron-phonon...
Mode Space Tight Binding Model for Ultra-Fast Simulations of III-V Nanowire MOSFETs and Heterojunction TFETs
13 Nov 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Aryan Afzalian, Jun Huang, Hesameddin Ilatikhameneh, Santiago Alonso Perez Rubiano, Tillmann Christoph Kubis, Michael Povolotskyi, Gerhard Klimeck
IWCE 2015 presentation. we explore here the suitability of a mode space tight binding algorithm to various iii-v homo- and heterojunction nanowire devices. we show that in iii-v materials, the number of unphysical modes to eliminate is very high compared to the si case previously reported...
NEMO5: Why must we treat topological insulator nanowires atomically?
15 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Fan Chen, Michael J. Manfra, Gerhard Klimeck, Tillmann Christoph Kubis
Nanometer-Scale III-V Electronics: from Quantum-Well Planar MOSFETs to Vertical Nanowire MOSFETs
05 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Juses A. del Alamo
This talk will review recent progress as well as challenges confronting III-V electronics for future logic applications with emphasis on the presenter’s research activities at MIT.
[Illinois] CNST 2012: III-V Semiconductor Nanowire Arraybased Transistors
02 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Xiuling Li
[Illinois] Bio-sensing Summer Series 2010: Biomimetic Cilia Sensor Arrays Using Electrochemically Synthesized Magnetic Nanowires
07 Feb 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Beth Stadler
[Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2012: Label-Free Electronic Detection of Cancer Biomarkers Using Silicon Nanowire Arrays
18 Dec 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Dorvel
Improving the performance and lowering the analyte detection limits of optical and electronic biosensors is essential for advancing wide ranging applications in diagnostics and drug discovery. One of these diagnostic platforms, based upon microfluidics coupled to ion-selective field effect...
[Illinois] Nano EP Series: Thermoelectrics of Roughened Silicon Nanowire Arrays
12 Dec 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Jyothi Sadhu
"Thermoelectrics of Roughened Silicon Nanowire Arrays"The possibility of using silicon as a thermoelectric material for waste heat recovery is technologically significant due to silicon's economy of scale and vast processing knowhow. Patterning silicon as nanowires with roughened sidewalls is...
[Illinois] Nano EP Seminar Series: Thin-Film Nanocalorimetry of Lamellar Silver Alkanethiolate Crystals
26 Nov 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Lito de la Rama
"Thin-Film Nanocalorimetry of Lamellar Silver Alkanethiolate Crystals"Materials exhibit unique thermodynamic properties at the nanoscale.The study of size-dependent phenomena is critical in our understanding of nanoscale systems.We have developed an ultra-sensitive, fast-scanning thin film...
CHM 696 Lecture 14: Semiconductor Nanoparticles, Nanorods, and Nanowires: Properties and Applications I
02 Jun 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander Wei
CHM 696 Lecture 15: Semiconductor Nanoparticles, Nanorods, and Nanowires: Properties and Applications II
Tutorial 4b: Introduction to the NEMO3D Tool - Electronic Structure and Transport in 3D
29 Mar 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck
Electronic Structure and Transport in 3D - Quantum Dots, Nanowires and Ultra-Thin Body Transistors