Quantum Dot and Nanowire Nanoelectronics, Paul R. Berger
Advisor: Paul R. Berger
Tyler Growden (ECE Ph.D. candidate)
Phillip E. Thompson (Naval Research Laboratory)
Ilesanmi Adesida (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Patrick J. Fay (University of Notre Dame)
Gregory L. Snider (University of Notre Dame)
Alexei O. Orlov (University of Notre Dame)
Roger Lake (University of California at Riverside)
Former Graduate Students:
Ms. Anisha Ramesh (ECE Ph.D. 2012)
Si-Young Park (Master's Thesis 2006, Ph.D. 2009)
Ronghua Yu (Physics Ph.D. 2007)
Sung-Yong Chung (Master's Thesis 2002, Ph.D. 2005)
Sandro Di Giacomo (Master's Thesis 2005)
Niu Jin (Ph.D. 2004)
Importance of the Problem:
Continued scaling of CMOS transistors is expected to reach diminishing
returns in the years to come.
More more background information, see:
Brief Description of Our Work and Results:
Awards and Citations
- NSF Nanoscale Interdisciplinary Research Team (NIRT) award ($1.6M, 2001-2007).
- "Si-based Tunneling Field Effect Transistor," Paul R. Berger [Provisional patent filed September 17, 2009].
- "Self-Aligned and Self-Limited Quantum Dot Nanoswitches and
Methods Making Same," Paul R. Berger, [Disclosure submitted on
November 2002; provisional filed August 2002; full patent filed
August 27, 2003].
U. S. Patent #7,015,497, Granted on March 21, 2006.
- "Fabrication of Nanowires with High Aspect Ratios Utilized by
Dry Etching with SF6:C4F8 and Self-limiting Thermal Oxidation on Si Substrate,"
Si-Young Park, Sandro J. Di Giacomo, R. Anisha, Paul R. Berger,
Phillip E. Thompson, and Ilesanmi Adesida, Journal of Vacuum Science
and Technology B, 28, pp. 763-768 (July/August 2010).
PDF (405 kB)
- "Synthesis, Characterization, and Electrical Properties of
Individual Au-NiO-Au Heterojunction Nanowires," Jason S. Tresback,
Alexander L. Vasiliev, Nitin P. Padture, Si-Young Park, and
Paul R. Berger, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology,
6, pp. 676-681 (November 2007).
PDF (1921 kB)
- "Nanometer-Period Gratings in Hydrogen Silsesquioxane Fabricated by Electron
Beam Lithography," Michael J. Word, Ilesanmi Adesida, and Paul R. Berger, Rapid
Communications in Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B , 21 , pp.
L12-L15 (November/December 2003).
PDF (603 kB)
- "30-nm Period Gratings in Hydrogen Silsesquioxane Resist Fabricated
by Electron-Beam Lithography," M. J. Word, P. Berger,and I. Adesida,
2003 Electronic Materials Conference (EMC)
in Salt Lake City, UT (June 2003).
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