Future Trends in Microelectronics:Frontiers and Innovations

Cover Image Copyright Year: 2013
Author(s): Serge Luryi; Jimmy Xu; Alexander Zaslavsky
Book Type: Wiley-IEEE Press
Content Type : Books
Topics: Components, Circuits, Devices & Systems ;  Engineered Materials, Dielectrics & Plasmas
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    Challenges and Limits for Very Low Energy Computation

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  • Introduction

  • Results and Discussion

  • Conclusions

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    Getting Rid of the DRAM Capacitor

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  • Introduction

  • Origins of Floating-Body 1T-DRAMs

  • Second Coming of Floating-Body 1T-DRAMs

  • Multi-Body FB-1T-DRAMs

  • Final Remarks and Conclusions

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    Physics and Design of Nanoscale Field Effect Diodes for Memory and ESD Protection Applications

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  • Introduction

  • Structure and Principle of Operation of the FED

  • FED as a Memory Cell

  • FED as an ESD Protection Element

  • Conclusions

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    Sharp-Switching CMOS-Compatible Devices with High Current Drive

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  • Introduction

  • Enhancement of TFET I ON using Si1-xGex and Ge Channel Materials

  • Bipolar-Enhanced TFET: BET-FET

  • A Feedback-Based High-Current Sharp-Switching Device: Z2-FET

  • Conclusions

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    Magnetic Tunnel Junctions with a Composite Free Layer: A New Concept for Future Universal Memory

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  • Introduction

  • Magnetic Memory Technologies

  • MTJs with a Composite Free Layer

  • Conclusions

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    Silicon Carbide High Temperature Electronics - Is This Rocket Science?

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  • Introduction

  • Advantages of SiC Electronics

  • Exploration of Venus

  • Proposed System for Venus Lander

  • Results

  • Conclusion

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    Microchip Post-Processing: There is Plenty of Room at the Top

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  • Introduction

  • Adding Functionality to CMOS

  • Emerging Microsystems

  • Conclusions

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    EUV Lithography: Today and Tomorrow

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  • Introduction

  • A Very Short History of EUVL

  • Present of EUVL: Update on the Current Situation

  • EUVL and Alternatives: The Future

  • Conclusions

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    Manufacturability and Nanoelectronic Performance

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  • Introduction

  • Manufacturability

  • Reproducibility of Artefacts Made by Top-Down Methods

  • Reproducibility of Artefacts Made by Bottom-Up Methods

  • Consequent Device Performance Limits

  • Epitaxial Control of Layer Thickness

  • Zeolite Pores as Wires

  • Conclusions

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    Optoelectronics in the Nano Age

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    Ultrafast Nanophotonic Devices for Optical Interconnects

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  • Introduction

  • Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers

  • Optical Modes in Conventional VCSELs

  • High-Speed Data Transmission using VCSELs

  • Improved Temperature Stability of 850 nm VCSELs

  • Single-Mode VCSELs for Data Transmission

  • Large-Aperture Single-Mode VCSELs and Coherent VCSEL Arrays

  • Conclusions

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    Will Optical Communications Meet the Challenges of the Future?

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  • Introduction

  • The Road to Modern Optical Transmission Technology

  • Today's Optical Communications - Developments and Limitations

  • A Glance into the Future

  • Conclusions

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    Optical Antennae for Optoelectronics: Impacts, Promises, and Limitations

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  • Introduction

  • Source of Weak Coupling of Photons to Electronic Transitions

  • Coupling Enhancement between Photons and Electronic Transitions

  • Practical Applications

  • The Difference between an Optical Antenna and a Radio Antenna

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    Spin Modulation: Teaching Lasers New Tricks

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  • Introduction

  • Bandwidth Enhancement in Spin-Lasers

  • Tailoring Chirp in Spin-Lasers

  • Conclusions

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    Harvesting Energy from the Sun and the Environment

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    Silicon Photovoltaics: Accelerating to Grid Parity

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  • Introduction

  • The Case for PV

  • Basic C-Si PV Cell and Cost Per Watt Trends

  • The Evolution of C-Si Technology

  • Market Implications of C-Si Roadmap Opportunities

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    Two- and Three-Dimensional Numerical Simulation of Advanced Silicon Solar Cells

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  • Introduction

  • Selective Emitter Solar Cells: Simulation Setup and Simulated Devices

  • Selective Emitter Solar Cell: Impact of LD and HD Profiles

  • Selective Emitter Solar Cell: Loss Mechanism Analysis

  • Rear Point Contact Solar Cells: Introduction

  • RPC Solar Cells: Simulation Methodology and Devices

  • RPC Solar Cells: Comparison between PERL and PERC Solar Cells

  • RPC Solar Cells: Back-Contact Diameter in PERL Cells

  • Conclusions

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    Mechanical Energy Harvesting with Piezoelectric Nanostructures: Great Expectations for Autonomous Systems

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  • Introduction

  • Mechanical Energy Harvesting using MEMS

  • Mechanical Energy Harvesting using Piezoelectric Nanostructures

  • Further Improvements at the Nanoscale

  • Towards Completely Autonomous Systems: Multisource Approach

  • Conclusions and Future Prospects

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    Charged Quantum Dots for High-Efficiency Photovoltaics and IR Sensing

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  • Introduction

  • 3D Nanoscale Potential Profile in Q-BIC Structures

  • Photoelectron Kinetics in Q-BIC Structures

  • Q-BIC Solar cells and IR Detectors

  • Conclusions

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    Active Optomechanical Resonators

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  • Introduction

  • Optical and Mechanical Mode Design

  • Laser Rate Equations with Mechanical Degree of Freedom

  • Dynamical Analysis

  • Steady State

  • Conclusions

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    Physics Frontiers

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    State of the Art and Prospects for Quantum Computing

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  • A Grand Challenge for the Millennium

  • The General Ideas of Quantum Computing

  • ARDA Experts' Panel Roadmap

  • Experiments

  • Proposals: Quantum Computing with ?>

  • Theory: Assumptions (Axioms) Underlying the Threshold Theorem

  • Precision of Continuous Quantities and the Basic Axiom

  • Precision of Quantum Amplitudes

  • The Fundamental Trouble with the Error-Correction Theory

  • Mathematics and Physical Reality

  • More Powerful in Doing What?

  • Quantum Computing as a Sociological Problem

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    Wireless, Implantable Neuroprostheses: Applying Advanced Technology to Untether the Mind

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  • Introduction

  • Context and Motivation

  • Listening to the Brain: Sensing Dynamic Changes in Neural Activity

  • The Write Operation: Perturbing the Brain with Light

  • Summary

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    Correlated Electrons: A Platform for Solid State Devices

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  • What is a Correlated Oxide?

  • Challenges in Materials Synthesis

  • High-Speed Electronic Switches

  • Exploratory Transistor Devices

  • Conclusions

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    Graphene-Based Integrated Electronic, Photonic and Spintronic Circuit

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  • Introduction

  • Electronic Properties of Gated Graphene Quantum Dots

  • Graphene Quantum Dot as a Single Electron Transistor

  • Optical Properties of a Graphene Quantum Dot

  • Magnetic Properties of a Graphene Quantum Dot

  • Opportunities and Challenges in Graphene Integrated Circuits

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    Luttinger Liquid Behavior of Long GaAs Quantum Wires

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  • Introduction

  • Theory of Conductivity in 1D Wires

  • Fabrication of Quantum Wires in V-Grooves

  • Experimental Results and Analysis for Short V-Groove Quantum Wires

  • Resistance Dependence on T and Length of Longer V-Groove Quantum Wires

  • Conclusions

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    Toward Spin Electronic Devices Based on Semiconductor Nanowires

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  • Introduction

  • Spin Injection into Semiconductor Nanowires

  • Sample Preparation

  • Cobalt Micromagnets

  • Nonlocal spin Injection

  • Conclusions

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    An Alternative Path for the Fabrication of Self-Assembled III-Nitride Nanowires

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  • Introduction

  • Non-Lithographic Fabrication

  • Structural Characteristics

  • Optical Characteristics

  • Conclusions

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    InAs Nanowires with Surface States as Building Blocks for Tube-Like Electrical Sensing Devices

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  • Introduction

  • Charge Carrier Density in Intrinsic and Doped InAs Nanowires

  • Conclusions

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    L¿¿vy Flight of Photoexcited Minority Carriers in Moderately Doped Semiconductors: Theory and Observation

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  • Introduction

  • Anomalous Diffusion of the Minority Carriers

  • Single Step Probability Distribution

  • Distribution Along a Band: Boundary Effects

  • Experimental Luminescence Spectra and Observation of the L¿¿vy Flight Distribution of the Minority Carriers

  • A Single Big Jump Approximation for the Truncated L¿¿vy Flight

  • Conclusions

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    Terahertz Plasma Oscillations in Field Effect Transistors: Main Ideas and Experimental Facts

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  • Introduction

  • Plasma Waves in the FET Channel

  • Instability of the Steady State with a dc Current in FET

  • Detection of THz Radiation by an FET

  • Studies of THz Emission from FETs

  • Experimental Studies of THz Detection by FETs

  • Conclusions

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    Index

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