Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics, Part B: Quantum Transport
Nanoelectronic devices are an integral part of our life, including the billion-plus transistors in every smartphone, each of which has an active region that is only a few hundred atoms in length.
This nanotechnology course explains the fundamentals of nanoelectronics and mesoscopic physics.
Even with NO prior background in quantum mechanics, you should learn about cutting-edge developments and concepts that will prepare you for a future in nanotechnology and nanoelectronics.
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Who should attend?
This course is intended to be broadly accessible to students in any branch of science or engineering. Students should have a basic familiarity with calculus, elementary differential equations, and matrix algebra. No prior acquaintance with quantum mechanics is assumed.
Course delivery details
This course is offered through Purdue University, a partner institute of EdX.
5-6 hours per week
- Verified Track -$50
- Audit Track - Free
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What you'll learn
- Introduction to the Tight-binding Method
- Introduction to Non-Equilibrium Green Function (NEGF) Method
- Application of NEGF to Problems in Quantum Transport
- Introduction to Spin Transport
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