ECE 440 - Nanoelectronics

Credit 3U/4G. Wave-particle duality, Schrodinger equation, atomic orbitals, band theory of solids. Semiconductor and carbon nanoelectronic materials. Nanostructure device fabrication. Nanoelectromechanical systems.

Prerequisite: ECE 346; or consent of the instructor

1. Classical particles and waves. Wave-particle duality. Schrodinger's wave equation. Wave mechanics of particles. Atoms and atomic orbitals.

2. Band theory of solids.

3. Materials for nanoelectronics: semiconductors; carbon materials: fullerenes, nanotubes, graphene.

4. Growth, fabrication, and measurements techniques for
nanostructures.

5. Electron transport in nanostructures.

6. Electrons in quantum wells, quantum wires, and quantum dots.

7. Nanostructure device.

 
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