The Use of a Green’s Function Formalism for the Simulation of Semiconductor Device Performance


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Non-equilibrium quantum transport simulation techniques (e.g. the generalized Kadanoff-Baym approach) have been in existence for over 40 years but have only recently become numerically viable for the simulation of semiconductor devices. This paper reports on Motorola’s effort at building a quantum transport device simulator suitable for the predictive quantum-mechanical simulation of MOSFETs beyond the Leff = 100 nm technology-node.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 2, Technical Proceedings of the 2002 International Conference on Computational Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Published: April 22, 2002
Pages: 181 - 184
Industry sectors: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing | Sensors, MEMS, Electronics
Topic: Modeling & Simulation of Microsystems
ISBN: 0-9708275-6-3