Nanotechnology is a technology in the nanoscale. Nanotechnology can be applied to different fields like physics, chemistry, biology and particularly nanoelectronics. Nanoelectronics deals with…
Aim of the study element
To provide an introduction to nanoscale electronics, its concepts, devices, effects and applications.
Having successfully completed this element you will be able to:
- Clearly understand the concepts of modern nanoscale electronics.
- Familiarise yourself with nanosystem behaviours and effects.
- Analyse nanoscale devices and system dynamics and variability.
- Introduction to nanoelectronics.
- Fundamental quantities.
- Nanoscale components: two terminal quantum dot and wire devices.
- Analysis of behaviour, variability and noise of nanosystems and scaled components.
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