SUBJECT CODE: PH 8252
PHYSICS FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE
UNIT V NANO DEVICES
Electron density in bulk material – Size dependence of Fermi energy – Quantum confinement –
Quantum structures – Density of states in quantum well, quantum wire and quantum dot
structure – Band gap of nanomaterials – Tunneling: single electron phenomena and single
electron transistor – Quantum dot laser. Conductivity of metallic nanowires – Ballistic transport
– Quantum resistance and conductance – Carbon nanotubes: Properties and applications.
At the end of the course, the students will able to
Gain knowledge on classical and quantum electron theories, and energy band structuues,
Acquire knowledge on basics of semiconductor physics and its applications in various
Get knowledge on magnetic properties of materials and their applications in data storage,
Have the necessary understanding on the functioning of optical materials for
Understand the basics of quantum structures and their applications in carbon electronics..
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1.Garcia, N. & Damask, A. ―Physics for Computer Science Students‖. Springer-Verlag, 2012.
2.Hanson, G.W. ―Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics‖. Pearson Education, 2009.
3.Rogers, B., Adams, J. &Pennathur, S. ―Nanotechnology: Understanding Small Systems‖.
CRC Press, 2014.