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Computational Single-Electronics

  • Christoph Wasshuber

Part of the Computational Microelectronics book series (COMPUTATIONAL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Christoph Wasshuber
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  3. Christoph Wasshuber
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  4. Christoph Wasshuber
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  5. Christoph Wasshuber
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  6. Christoph Wasshuber
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  7. Christoph Wasshuber
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 235-281

About this book

Introduction

Single-electronics is a fascinating technology which reveals new physical effects of charge transport. It has many benefits and great figure of merits but also several open challenges waiting for elegant solutions . In my almost o- decade-long involvement in single-electronics I have seen a steady rise in interest measurable in the number of published articles, conference talks, and research grants from government and industry . In order to collect , categorize, and summarize a good part of this body of knowledge as well as to introduce some new points of view, variations , and extensions, I set out to write this book. A book targeted at the student eager to delve into single-electronics as well as the expert who needs a reference for theory, circuits, and algorithms for system analyses. This book addresses three areas : the theory which goes beyond the orthodox theory, the computational methods necessary to analyze sing- electron circuits, and applications and manufacturing methods, the practical side of single-electronics. The theory was kept short and concise, suitable for people seeking a compact introduction or reference . For in-depth coverage one has to consult cited articles and books. The computational part is very complete and can be considered state of the art for single-electronics . Almost all algorithms which are necessary for a successful and efficient implemen- tion are stated . Not all of them are exhaustively explained but at least a recipe for their successful implementation is given .

Keywords

CMOS Monte Carlo Method algorithms circuit design computer-aided design (CAD) integrated circuit logic metal-oxide-semiconductor transistor number theory quantum dot simulation single-electron transistor stability static-induction transistor

Authors and affiliations

  • Christoph Wasshuber
    • 1
  1. 1.Texas InstrumentsDallasUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-6257-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag/Wien 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-7091-7256-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-7091-6257-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0179-0307
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