6.701 Introduction to Nanoelectronics
Transistors at the nanoscale. Quantization, wavefunctions, and Schrodinger's equation. Introduction to electronic properties of molecules, carbon nanotubes, and crystals. Energy band formation and the origin of metals, insulators and semiconductors. Ballistic transport, Ohm's law, ballistic versus traditional MOSFETs, fundamental limits to computation.
This class has 6.003 as a prerequisite.
6.701 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by M. A. Baldo.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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