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  1. 2010 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up

    18 Jan 2011 |

    Electronics from the Bottom Up seeks to bring a new perspective to electronic devices – one that is designed to help realize the opportunities that nanotechnology presents.

  2. 2011 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up

    20 Jul 2011 |

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  3. Carrier Transport at the Nanoscale

    27 Nov 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Fall 2007Note: A more current teaching of this course with online lectures is available as ECE 656: Electronic Transport in Semiconductors (Fall 2011).This is a course about how charge flows in semiconductors with an emphasis on transport at the nanoscale. After a brief review basic concepts,...

  4. Dynmical Models for Thermopower

    19 Apr 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Giulio Casati

    Dynamical nonlinear systems provide a new approach to the old problem of increasing the efficiency of thermoelectric machines. Here we discuss stylized models of classical dynamics, including non interacting complex molecules in an ergodic billiard, a disordered hardpoint gas and systems with...

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

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

    Outline:IntroductionHeat transport by current flowMathematical formulationDiscussionSummary

  6. ECE 656 Lecture 15: Solving the BTE - General Solution for B = 0

    06 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    General solution 2) Current equation 3) Coupled current equations 4) The RTA 5) Summary

  7. ECE 656 Lecture 41: Transport in a Nutshell

    21 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

  8. ECE 656 Lecture 8: Thermoelectric Effects

    27 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:IntroductionOne energy level formulationDistribution of energy levelsDiscussionSummary

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

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

    Outline:IntroductionCharge transport in a temperature gradientMathematical formulationDiscussionSummary

  10. 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...

  11. Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 10: Thermal and Electric Conduction in Nanostructures

    07 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh

    Thermal and Electric Conduction in Nanostructures Topics: Back to Constitutive Equations Coupled Heat and Electron Conduction Thermoelectric Cooling Principle of Thermoelectric Effect Comparison of Different Materials Challenges in Efficiency Nanoscale Thermoelectricity

  12. Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 9: Thermal and Electric Conduction in Nanostructures

    07 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh

    Thermal and Electric Conduction in Nanostructures Topics: Quantum Fracture Mechanics Magneto-restrictive Effect Shape Memory Effect Thermal Noise in Resonators Back to Constitutive Equations Look Into the Conducting Nanowires Boltzmann Transport Equation

  13. Landauer Approach to Thermoelectrics

    23 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Changwook Jeong

    Many efforts have been made to search for materials that maximize the thermoelectric (TE) figure of merit, ZT, but for decades, the improvement has been limited because of the interdependent material parameters that determine ZT. Recently, several breakthroughs have been reported by applying...

  14. Lecture 4: Thermoelectric Effects-Physical Approach

    28 Jul 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    The effect of temperature gradients on current flow and how electrical currents produce heat currents are discussed.

  15. Lecture 5: Thermoelectric Effects - Mathematics

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

    Beginning with the general model for transport, we mathematically deriveexpressions for the four thermoelectric transport coefficients:(i) Electrical conductivity,(ii) Seebeck coefficient (or "thermopower"),(iii) Peltier coefficient,(iv) Electronic heat conductivity.

  16. Low Temperature Enhancement of the Thermoelectric Seebeck Coefficient in Semiconductor Nanoribbons

    09 Nov 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Kommini Adithya, Zlatan Aksamija

    IWCE 2015 Presentation. We propose a novel approach to achieving a narrow window-shaped TDF through a combination of a step-like 2-dimensional density-of-states (DOS) and inelastic optical phonon scattering. A shift in the onset of scattering with respect to the step-like DOS creates a TDF which...

  17. MIT Tools for Energy Conversion and Storage

    13 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Jeffrey C Grossman, Joo-Hyoung Lee, Varadharajan Srinivasan, Alexander S McLeod, Lucas Wagner

    Atomic-Scale Simulation Tools to Explore Energy Conversion and Storage Materials

  18. Multiscale Modeling of Thermoelectric Cooler

    17 Dec 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Allison Anne Campbell, Mohammad Zunaidur Rashid, afsana sharmin, Shaikh S. Ahmed

    This tool simulates a practical thermoelectric cooler unit with atomistic models

  19. Nano Solutions to Our Impending Energy Crisis

    11 Nov 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Ali Shakouri

    In this talk we review some of the advances in nanoscale energy conversion devices and discuss about the challenges and opportunities to provide a clean energy infrastructure. Couple of examples from solar and thermoelectric materials, devices and systems will be given and the scale of the...

  20. Nanoelectronic Devices, With an Introduction to Spintronics

    20 Jul 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom

      Nanoelectronic devices are at the heart of today's powerful computers and are also of great interest for many emerging applications including energy conversion, sensing and alternative computing paradigms. Our objective, however, is not to discuss specific devices or...