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# IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology

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Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): C1
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology publication information

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• ### Calibration of Coercive and Stray Fields of Commercial Magnetic Force Microscope Probes

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):245 - 250
Cited by:  Papers (22)
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Variable-field magnetic force microscope (MFM) is introduced to characterize the magnetic behavior of commercially available MFM probes that is relevant to interpret MFM imaging. A Nanotec Electronica S.L. microscope has been conveniently modified to apply magnetic fields in axial direction (up to 1.5 kOe) and in-plane direction (up to 2.0 kOe). Axial and transeverse hysteresis loops of the probes... View full abstract»

• ### Site-Specific Magnetic Assembly of Nanowires for Sensor Arrays Fabrication

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):251 - 255
Cited by:  Papers (10)
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The effect of variation in local magnetic field on magnetic assembly of 30 and 200 nm diameter Ni nanowires synthesized by template directed electrodeposition was investigated with different materials (Ni-Ni and Ni-Au) and shapes of electrodes. Ni-Au paired electrodes improved confinement of the assembled Ni nanowires across the electrode gap because of the narrower distribution of magnetic field ... View full abstract»

• ### A New Model Developed to Evaluate the Contact Area Arising During Nano-indentation Tests With Pileup Behavior of Metal Materials

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):256 - 265
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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A new mechanical model is developed in this paper for metal materials to investigate the behavior arising during the loading/unloading process of an indentation test. Two governing differential equations are derived for the depth solution of the indenter tip and the depth solution formed at the separation point, expressed in a power form. All spring/block and damping coefficients shown in these go... View full abstract»

• ### Impact of Key Circuit Parameters on Signal-to-Noise Ratio Characteristics for the Radio Frequency Single-Electron Transistors

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):266 - 272
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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Hybrid simulation was performed to analyze the response of the real-time reflection-type radio frequency single-electron transistor (RF-SET) measurement system. A compact and physically-based analytical SET model, which was validated with a Monte Carlo simulator, was used to simulate the SET characteristics, while SPICE equivalent circuits were implemented to simulate all other components of the R... View full abstract»

• ### Tunability of Photonic Band Gap Notch Filters

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):273 - 284
Cited by:  Papers (21)
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A notch filter based on an index confined photonic band gap waveguide is proposed. The dropping of an electromagnetic wave having a specific wavelength is obtained by opportunely designing a periodically corrugated overlay. The selective filtering properties of the proposed structure are identified by using a computer code based on the bidirectional beam propagation method with the aid of the meth... View full abstract»

• ### Surface Roughness in Plasma-Etched $hbox{As}_{bf 2}hbox{S}_{bf 3}$ Films: Its Origin and Improvement

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):285 - 290
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We describe the microstructure of As2S3 films and its effect on the morphology of plasma-etched surfaces. The Raman spectroscopy and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy demonstrated that the observed grainy morphology of etched As2S3 surfaces comes from differential chemical attack between different phases within the film. Two approaches were found to be ef... View full abstract»

• ### Impact of LER and Random Dopant Fluctuations on FinFET Matching Performance

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):291 - 298
Cited by:  Papers (55)
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Parameter variations pose an increasingly challenging threat to the CMOS technology scaling. Among the sources of variability, line-edge-roughness (LER) and random dopant (RD) fluctuations are significant in current technology nodes. In this paper, the impact of the LER and RD on the matching performance of FinFETs is investigated for the LSTP-32 nm node, where these devices represent an attractiv... View full abstract»

• ### Sensitivity of Multigate mosfets to Process Variations–-An Assessment Based on Analytical Solutions of 3-D Poisson's Equation

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):299 - 304
Cited by:  Papers (11)
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This paper investigates the sensitivity of multigate MOSFETs to process variations using analytical solutions of 3-D Poisson's equation verified with device simulation. FinFET and Tri- gate with both heavily doped and lightly doped channels have been examined regarding their immunity to process-induced variations and dopant number fluctuation. Our study indicates that lightly doped FinFET has the ... View full abstract»

• ### A $hbox{TiSi}_{2}/hbox{Si}$ Heteronanocrystal Memory Operated With Hot Carrier Injections

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):305 - 307
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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The programming and erasing of a TiSi2 /Si heteronanocrystal memory were carried out by channel hot electron injection and drain side hot hole injection, respectively. Compared to an Si nanocrystal memory, a TiSi2 /Si heteronanocrystal memory exhibits much better writing/erasing efficiency and higher writing/erasing saturation level. The retention transient process indicates ... View full abstract»

• ### Fluorescent Silkworm Silk Prepared via Incorporation of Green, Yellow, Red, and Near-Infrared Fluorescent Quantum Dots

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):308 - 315
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Novel fluorescent silkworm silks incorporated with CdTe quantum dots (QDs) have been prepared via electrostatic assembly using a polyelectrolyte (PE) as a fixer. The bright fluorescence of the silks/QDs obtained could be tuned from green to near-infrared (NIR) by changing the QD size, thereby enabling the fluorescence to penetrate through an opaque pig skin of ~3.5 mm in thickness. A large amount ... View full abstract»

• ### Magnetic Ordering of Focused-Ion-Beam Structured Cobalt-Platinum Dots for Field-Coupled Computing

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):316 - 320
Cited by:  Papers (29)  |  Patents (3)
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This paper presents an experimental and computational study of dipolar ordering phenomena in ion-beam patterned Co/Pt multilayers. The fabrication and the patterning of the layers were chosen to achieve single-domain dots, which show strong magnetic coupling and are uniform in their magnetic properties. We find that antiferromagnetic-like ordering can extend to as many as several hundred adjacent ... View full abstract»

• ### Visually Servoed 3-D Alignment of Multiple Objects with Subnanometer Precision

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):321 - 330
Cited by:  Papers (10)
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This paper presents a visual measurement technique and the associated visual servo control method that enable 3-D alignment of multiple objects with subnanometer precision. Such high precision is achieved through eliminating the bias error caused by spatial sampling in the in-plane motion estimation, using a highly sensitive measurement technique based on interference for the out-of-plane motion, ... View full abstract»

• ### Performance Prediction of Carbon Nanotube Bundle Dipole Antennas

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):331 - 337
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A theoretical investigation is carried out for predicting radiation characteristics of single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) bundle dipole antennas based on the distributed circuit parameters and the model of an SWCNT, where the cross section of bundles can be in a circular and a rectangular geometry, respectively. The current distributions in such novel antennas are predicted to investigate the e... View full abstract»

• ### Directed Fabrication of Ceramic Nanostructures on Fragile Substrates Using Soft-electron Beam Lithography (soft-eBL)

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):338 - 343
Cited by:  Papers (1)  |  Patents (1)
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We demonstrate the use of a facile nanopatterning scheme known as soft electron beam lithography (soft-eBL) to fabricate and site specifically position a variety of functional ceramic nanostructures onto two fragile substrates: a 75-nm-thick electron-transparent silicon nitride membrane and suspended microhotplates with embedded heaters. The patterned nanostructures on nitride membranes can be rea... View full abstract»

• ### Periodic Transient Inversion at Intersubband Laser Transitions in Quantum Wells in an External Electric Field

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):344 - 350
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A method of the periodic transient inversion of an intersubband laser transition in a quantum well (QW) with the repetition rate < 1 GHz and the inversion lifetime of ~ 1 ps is suggested. The method is based on the rapid population of the upper transition level via carrier resonant tunneling from an adjacent QW under not an adiabatic (as in previous studies of the problem), but a quick biased e... View full abstract»

• ### SEMSIM: Adaptive Multiscale Simulation For Single-Electron Devices

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):351 - 354
Cited by:  Papers (10)
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Single-electron devices have drawn much attention in the last two decades. They have been widely used for device research and also show promise as a potential alternative to CMOS circuits due to their ultralow power dissipation. Three techniques have been used for single-electron device modeling in the past, including Monte Carlo (MC), master equation, and SPICE modeling. Among these, MC method pr... View full abstract»

• ### Motion Detection by Quantum-Dots-Based Velocity-Tuned Filter

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):355 - 362
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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Motion estimation is a major computational task in real-time vision circuits and artificial retinas that require energy- efficient, high-speed, and microminiaturized circuitry. Traditionally, the motion estimation is made by means of velocity-tuned filters (VTFs), a class of spatiotemporal signal processing circuitry. However, conventional VTFs have limitations in area, power, and speed for real-t... View full abstract»

• ### Room Temperature Nanoimprint Lithography Using Molds Fabricated by Molecular Beam Epitaxy

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):363 - 370
Cited by:  Papers (22)
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We have demonstrated single-step room temperature nanoimprint lithography (RTNIL) using polystyrene (PS, average molecular weights ranging from 13 to 97 kg/mol) as the imprint polymer layer on a silicon substrate for imprinting rectangular line patterns with varying aspect ratios, ranging from 11 to 500 nm wide. To accomplish this demonstration, we designed and built a tool that controllably press... View full abstract»

• ### A Model for the Self Structuring of Nanotubes in Titanium Oxide

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):371 - 375
Cited by:  Papers (5)
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An electrostatic model is presented to explain the closed packing observed in anodic production of nanotubes. The model is suggested by the experimental results of impedance spectroscopy performed during the growth of titanium oxide nanotubes in a polar nonaqueous electrolyte. The dynamics of the process is represented with the capacitance and the dc current. Accordingly, a combination of electros... View full abstract»

• ### PLAs in Quantum-Dot Cellular Automata

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):376 - 386
Cited by:  Papers (9)  |  Patents (2)
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Various implementations of the quantum-dot cellular automata (QCA) device architecture may help many performance scaling trends continue as we approach the nanoscale. Experimental success has led to the evolution of a research track that looks at QCA-based design. This paper follows that track and looks at implementation friendly, programmable QCA circuits. Specifically, we present a novel QCA-bas... View full abstract»

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):387 - 388
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Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): C3
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## Aims & Scope

The IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology is devoted to the publication of manuscripts of archival value in the general area of nanotechnology, which is rapidly emerging as one of the fastest growing and most promising new technological developments for the next generation and beyond.

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## Meet Our Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Fabrizio Lombardi
Dept. of ECE
Northeastern Univ.