Topics planned to be covered in this course are:

  • VLSI design and Nanoelectronics
  • Physics and Operation of MOSFET
  • SPICE and Circuit simulation
  • TCAD simulation: Theory and demonstration
  • Compact Modeling: Theory and demonstration
  • Scaling and Moore's Law
  • Ballistic and Quasi-ballistic transport
  • International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors
  • Nanoscale Transistors: FinFET, FDSOI, Negative Capacitance Transistor
  • Characterization: Current and capacitance measurement demonstration
  • RF CMOS and GaN High Electron Mobility Transistors
In addition -
  • Laboratory visits and exposure to RF transistor measurement system are also planned in this course.
  • There will be a dedicated session on new research problems in nanoelectronics.