Introduction to nanoelectronic single-electron circuit design
By: Hoekstra, Jaap.Material type: BookPublisher: Singapore : Pan Stanford, ©2016Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xix, 328 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9789814745567.Subject(s): Nanoelectronics | Integrated circuits -- Design and construction
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-292) and index.
Introduction -- Tunneling experiments in nanoelectronics -- Current in electrodynamics and circuit theory -- Free electrons in quantum mechanics -- Current and tunnel current in quantum physics -- Energy in circuit theory -- Energy in the switched two-capacitor circuit -- Impulse circuit model for single-electron tunneling--zero tunneling time -- Impulse circuit models for single-electron tunneling--nonzero tunneling times -- Generalizing the theory to multi-junction circuits -- Single electron tunneling circuit examples -- Circuit design methodologies -- More potential applications and challenges.
"The author employs an unconventional approach in explaining the operation and design of single-electron circuits. All models and equivalent circuits are derived from first principles of circuit theory. This is a must if we want to understand the characteristics of the nanoelectronic devices and subcircuits. Besides this, a circuit theoretical approach is necessary for considering possible integration in current and future IC technology. Based on energy conservation, in circuit theory connected to Tellegen's theorem, the circuit model for single-electron tunneling is an impulsive current source. Modeling distinguishes between bounded and unbounded currents. The Coulomb blockade is explained as a property of a tunnel junction, no of an island."--P.[ 4] of cover.