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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.

Learn more about quantum dots from the many resources on this site, listed below. More information on Nanowires can be found here.

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  1. Kevin T Siegl

  2. Threshold voltage in a nanowire MOSFET

    22 Apr 2010 | Animations | Contributor(s): Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, SungGeun Kim, Gerhard Klimeck

    Threshold voltage in a metal oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor (better known as a MOSFET) is usually defined as the gate voltage at which an inversion layer forms at the interface...

  3. Nanotechnology Animation Gallery

    22 Apr 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Gerhard Klimeck

    Animations and visualization are generated with various tools to enable insight into nanotechnology and nanoscience. Click on image for detailed description and larger image download....

  4. How can we make the programming of nano wires ??????

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    How to create a nano wires by using oops

  5. ECET 499N Lecture 10: Nanomaterials

    12 Apr 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Helen McNally

  6. Notes on Scattering and Mobility in 1D, 2D, and 3D

    06 Nov 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dmitri Nikonov, Md. Sayed Hasan, George Bourianoff

    Derivation of the phonon-limited mobility is reviewed for electrons in bulk (3D) or quantum confined (2D and 1D) semiconductor structures. Analytical estimates are made that show the mobility in...

  7. Changing parameter

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    Dear all

    I notice the simulated device at this site is silicon-based device. I would like to simulate germanium nanowire FET. Could I do it by only changing the parameters which are...

  8. Germanium nanowire FET

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    Dear Sir/ Madam

    Let me introduce myself first. My name is Simanullang. I am currently studying for master’s program. I am planning to do research on nanowire FET and I am going to...

  9. Metal Oxide Nanowires as Gas Sensing Elements: from Basic Research to Real World Applications

    21 Sep 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Andrei Kolmakov

    Quasi 1-D metal oxide single crystal chemiresistors are close to occupy their specific niche in the real world of solid state sensorics. Potentially, the major advantage of this kind of sensors...

  10. Any models for nano crossbars?

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    I am looking for some kind of SPICE models for nano crossbars; specifically, some models for nanowires, nwfets, crosspoints. However, even though there are models for CNFETs, I could not find...

  11. NEMO3D

    For now this page is a rather empty place holder for references on nanoHUB to the NEMO3D tool. There is a more complete NEMO3D web page that is maintained by the Nanoelectronic Modeling Group of...

  12. OMEN

    For now this page is a rather empty place holder for references on nanoHUB to the OMEN tool. There is a more complete OMEN web page that is maintained by the Nanoelectronic Modeling Group of Prof....

  13. Illinois ECE 598EP Lecture 8 - Hot Chips: Thermal Conductivity of Solids

    24 Jun 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Pop, Omar N Sobh

    Thermal Conductivity of Solids Topics: Kinetic Theory of Energy Transport Simple Kinetic Theory Assumptions Phonon MFP and Scattering Time Silicon Film Thermal Conductivity Silicon...

  14. Band Structure Lab: First-Time User Guide

    15 Jun 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Abhijeet Paul, Benjamin P Haley, Gerhard Klimeck

    This document provides useful information about Band Structure Lab. First-time users will find basic ideas about the physics behind the tool such as band formation, the Hamiltonian description,...

  15. Band Structure Lab Demonstration: Bulk Strain

    12 Jun 2009 | Animations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    This video shows an electronic structure calculation of bulk Si using Band Structure Lab. Several powerful features of this tool are demonstrated.

  16. OMEN Nanowire Demonstration: Nanowire Simulation and Analysis

    11 Jun 2009 | Animations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Benjamin P Haley

    This video shows the simulation and analysis of a nanowire using OMEN Nanowire. Several powerful analytic features of this tool are demonstrated.

  17. KP Nanowire/UTB FET

    22 Mar 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Mincheol Shin

    Simulate Nanowire/UTB FETs Using KP method

  18. OMEN Nanowire: First-Time User Guide

    23 Feb 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): SungGeun Kim, Benjamin P Haley, Mathieu Luisier, Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Gerhard Klimeck

    This is the first-time user guide for OMEN Nanowire. In addition to showing how the tool operates, it briefly explains what the OMEN Nanowire is, what it can do, and the input and output...

  19. OMEN Nanowire

    02 Sep 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): SungGeun Kim, Mathieu Luisier, Benjamin P Haley, Abhijeet Paul, Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Gerhard Klimeck

    Full-band 3D quantum transport simulation in nanowire structure

  20. Lecture 2: Thresholds, Islands, and Fractals

    04 Nov 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    Three basic concepts of the percolation theory – namely, percolation threshold, cluster size distribution, and fractal dimension – are defined and methods to calculate them are illustrated via..., 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.