Accession Number:

ADA244101

Title:

Quantum Transport in Semiconductors

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 15 May 1988-15 Aug 1991

Corporate Author:

ARIZONA STATE UNIV TEMPE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

This final report describes a program of research investigating quantum effects which become important in ultra-small semiconductor devices, and the manner in which these effects may limit down-scaling of individual feature sizes. These structures are important for both dense VLSI and millimeter wave usage. In such small devices, where individual feature sizes may be only a few tens of nanometers, significant device performance is dependent upon dynamic transient response effects which become quantum mechanical in nature. Both the time scale and the space scale involved is such that the quantum nature of the transport can greatly modify the normally expected semiclassical response.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Solid State Physics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE