Education group: Nanoelectronics.
Chapter 1: A Primer on the MOSFet Simulator on nanoHUB.org
19 Mar 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Abdussamad Ahmed Muntahi, Dragica Vasileska, Shaikh S. Ahmed
The MOSFet simulator on nanoHUB.org (http://nanohub.org/resources/mosfet) simulates the equilibrium electrostatics and non-equilibrium current-voltage (I-V) characteristics of i) bulk, ii) dual-gate, and iii) SOI based field effect transistors. In this chapter, we will describe: i) the structure...
Chapter 1: A Primer MOSCap Tool on nanoHUB.org
19 Mar 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Abdussamad Ahmed Muntahi, Shaikh S. Ahmed
The primary reason to study MOS (metal-oxide-semiconductor) capacitors is to understand the principle of operation as well as become familiar with some of the routinely used characterization techniques for MOS field effect transistors (MOSFETs). The MOSCap tool on nanoHUB.org simulates the...
Introduction to Thermoelectricity
17 Oct 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom, Ali Shakouri
A short course designed to introduce semiconductor scientists and engineers to thermoelectric science and technology. The first module (by Lundstrom) is on the theory of thermoelectricity with the goal of understanding the thermoelectric transport coefficients. The second module (by Shakouri)...
Electronics from the Bottom Up: A New Approach to Nanoelectronic Devices and Materials
The Network for Computational Nanotechnology seeks to bring a new perspective to engineering education to meet the challenges and opportunities of modern nanotechnology. Fifty years ago...
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.
ECE 606 Solid State Devices
10 Oct 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck
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...
Solar Cell Fundamentals
19 Aug 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom, J. L. Gray, Muhammad A. Alam
A new version of the course has been posted here. The modern solar cell was invented at Bell Labs in 1954 and is currently receiving renewed attention as a potential contribution to addressing the world's energy challenge. This set of five tutorials is an introduction to solar...
Near-Equilibrium Transport: Fundamentals and Applications
28 Jul 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom
Engineers and scientists working on electronic materials and devices need a working knowledge of "near-equilibrium" (also called "linear" or "low-field") transport. The term "working knowledge" means understanding how to use theory in practice. Measurements...
Tutorial 4: Far-From-Equilibrium Quantum Transport
29 Mar 2011 | | 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 resonant tunneling diodes, quantum dots, nanowires, and Ultra-Thin-Body Transistors.
Illinois ECE 440: Solid State Electronic Devices Homework Assignments (Fall 2009)
28 Jan 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Mohamed Mohamed
Homework assignments for the Fall 2009 teaching of Illinois ECE 440: Solid State Electronic Devices.
Nanostructured Electronic Devices: Percolation and Reliability
17 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
In this series of lectures introduces a simple theoretical framework for treating randomness and variability in emerging nanostructured electronic devices for wide ranging applications – all within an unified framework of spatial and temporal percolation. The problems considered involve...
ECE 606: Principles of Semiconductor Devices
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12 Nov 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
In the last 50 years, solid state devices like transistors have evolved from an interesting laboratory experiment to a technology with applications in all aspects of modern life. Making transistors is a complex process that requires unprecedented collaboration among material scientists, solid...
Illinois ECE 440: Solid State Electronic Devices
18 Aug 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Eric Pop
The goals of this course are to give the student an understanding of the elements of semiconductor physics and principles of semiconductor devices that (a) constitute the foundation required for an electrical engineering major to take follow-on courses, and (b) represent the essential basic...
2014 NCN-NEEDS Summer School: Spintronics - Science, Circuits, and Systems
11 Jun 2014
The goal is to provide students with an understanding of how effects at the nanoscale can be exploited in novel devices and to provide a glimpse at the new applications that are possible.
nanoHUB-U: Essentials of MOSFETs
28 Jan 2019
This course develops a simple framework for understanding the essential physics of modern nanotransistors and also discusses important technology considerations and circuit applications.
nanoHUB-U: Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics - Part B: Quantum Transport, 2nd Edition
28 May 2015
Second in a two part series, this nanotechnology course provides an introduction to more advanced topics, including the Non-Equilibrium Green’s Function (NEGF) method widely used to analyze quantum...
nanoHUB-U: Fundamentals of Nanotransistors, 2nd Edition
22 Jul 2013
Nanotransistors is the latest self-paced nanoHUB-U offering by Professor Mark Lundstrom. This updated course features new video lectures as well as revised quizzes and exams. In addition,...
nanoHUB-U: Primer on Semiconductor Fundamentals
From smartphones to satellites, semiconductors are everywhere. Tying together physics, chemistry, and electrical engineering, this easy-to-follow introduction provides the background needed to...