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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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  1. Jos Haverkort

    I am a Lecturer in Physics with interest in nanowire solar cells

  2. Kevin Grossklaus

    I am a graduate research assistant at the University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, working in the Millunchick group. My research exams ion irradiation effects on III-V semiconductor film growth, ion...

  3. Illinois ECE598XL Semiconductor Nanotechnology

    27 Jun 2011 | Courses | Contributor(s): Xiuling Li

    Lectures and discussion on current topics of semiconductor nanotechnology building block formation, characterization and device applications. Group IV, III-V and II-VI semiconductor nanowires,...

  4. CHM 696 Lecture 14: Semiconductor Nanoparticles, Nanorods, and Nanowires: Properties and Applications I

    02 Jun 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Wei

  5. CHM 696 Lecture 15: Semiconductor Nanoparticles, Nanorods, and Nanowires: Properties and Applications II

    02 Jun 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Wei

  6. Bagavathi Shivakumar

  7. Tutorial 4: Far-From-Equilibrium Quantum Transport

    29 Mar 2011 | Courses | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    These lectures focus on the application of the theories using the nanoelectronic modeling tools NEMO 1- D, NEMO 3-D, and OMEN to realistically extended devices. Topics to be covered are realistic...

  8. Tutorial 4b: Introduction to the NEMO3D Tool - Electronic Structure and Transport in 3D

    29 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    Electronic Structure and Transport in 3D - Quantum Dots, Nanowires and Ultra-Thin Body Transistors

  9. Stick2D

    28 Feb 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jiantong Li

    A Monte Carlo simulator to study percolation characteristics of two-dimensional stick systems

  10. OMEN Nanowire: solve the challenge

    05 Feb 2011 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): SungGeun Kim

    This document includes a challenging problems for OMEN Nanowire users. It challenges users to establish a nanowire transistor structure such that it satisfy the ITRS 2010 requirements.

  11. Electron Density in a Nanowire

    30 Jan 2011 | Animations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Saumitra Raj Mehrotra

    Electron Density in a circular Silicon nanowire transistor.

  12. OMEN Nanowire Homework Problems

    24 Jan 2011 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): SungGeun Kim

    OMEN Nanowire homework problems: anyone who has gone through the first-time user guide of OMEN Nanowire and done the examples in the guide should be able to run simulations in these homework...

  13. Atomistic Modeling and Simulation Tools for Nanoelectronics and their Deployment on

    16 Dec 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    At the nanometer scale the concepts of device and material meet and a new device is a new material and vice versa. While atomistic device representations are novel to device physicists, the...

  14. Limits of Thermal Processes and their Implications on Efficient Energy Utilization

    27 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Arunava Majumdar

    About 90 percent of the world’s energy use involves thermal processes – thermal engines to generate mechanical power; heating and cooling in buildings; heating involved in manufacturing of...

  15. Thermoelectric effects in semiconductor nanostructures: Role of electron and lattice properties

    06 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Abhijeet Paul, Gerhard Klimeck

    This presentation covers some aspects of present development in the field of thermoelectricity and focuses particularly on the silicon nanowires as potential thermoelectric materials. The...

  16. Hallo Im a newbie! Can I simulate and modeling nanowire on Nanohub? Which properties I can simulate? Is there any tutorial how I can do this? Thank you

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  17. NanoV: Nanowire-based VLSI Design

    08 Sep 2010 | Downloads | Contributor(s): muzaffer simsir

    In the coming decade, CMOS technology is expected to approach its scaling limitations. Among the proposed nanotechnologies, nanowires have the edge in the size of circuits and logic arrays that...

  18. formation of CNT

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    Dear All,

    Would you please tell me why Carbon goes for Nanotubes whereas Silicon (and most other elements) prefer solid nanowires? Is there any dependence on the type of hybridization...

  19. Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 35: Alloy Disorder in Nanowires

    05 Aug 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Timothy Boykin, Neerav Kharche, Mathieu Luisier, Neophytos Neophytou

    This presentation discusses the consequences of Alloy Disorder in unstrained strained AlGaAs nanowires Relationship between dispersion relationship and transmission in perfectly ordered...

  20. Vikas Tomar

    Dr. Tomar received his PhD from the Georgia Institute of Technology-Atlanta, USA in December, 2005. Dr. Tomar has made 70 technical presentations, edited/contributed to 3 books and journal special..., 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.