Nanotechnology Laboratory and Nanoelectronics Simulation Courses
2015 IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference (NMDC)
Two recently developed nanotechnology courses are described in the context of university general education requirements. The senior/graduate laboratory course is primarily focused on the preparation and properties of ultra-thin vacuum-deposited discontinuous gold films on glass, (i.e. the structure-dependent electrical and optical properties,) but also includes experiments in nano-silver sintering and carbon nanotube (CNT) percolation. The junior-level nanoelectronics simulation course uses LT-SPICE and functions as both an elective for ECE majors and a general studies elective for non-majors. Simulations cover basic circuits, CNT percolation, electron tunneling, tunnel diodes, single electron transistors, quantum automata, nanosensors and memristors.
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J. E. Morris, "Nanotechnology laboratory and nanoelectronics simulation courses," 2015 IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference (NMDC), Anchorage, AK, 2015, pp. 1-4.