The Birck Nanotechnology Center (BNC) leverages advances in nanoscale science and engineering to create innovative nanotechnologies addressing societal challenges and opportunities in computing, communications, the environment, security, energy independence, and health.

This series contains nanotechnology publications published through the Birck Nanotechnology Center at Purdue University.

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Publications from 2007

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Self-consistent simulations of nanowire transistors using atomistic basis sets, Neophytos Neophytou, Abhijeet Paul, Mark S. Lundstrom, and Gerhard Klimeck

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Remotely adjustable check-valves with an electrochemical release mechanism for implantable biomedical microsystems, Tingrui Pan, Antonio Baldi, and Babak Ziaie

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Internal entanglement amplification by external interactions, Uri Peskin, Zhen Huang, and Sabre Kais

General method for simulation of 2D GISAXS intensities for any nanostructured film using discrete Fourier transforms, Michael P. Tate and Hugh Hillhouse

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Gold nanorods mediate tumor cell death by compromising membrane integrity, Ling Tong, Yan Zhao, Terry B. Huff, Matthew N. Hansen, Alexander Wei, and Ji-Xin Cheng

Controlling interfacial curvature in nanoporous silica films formed by evaporation-induced self-assembly from nonionic surfactants. II. Effect of processing parameters on film structure, Vikrant Urade, Luis Bollmann, Jonathan Kowalski, Michael P. Tate, and Hugh Hillhouse

Nanofabrication of double-gyroid thin films, Vikrant Urade, Ta-Chen Wei, Michael P. Tate, Jonathan Kowalski, and Hugh Hillhouse

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Dimensional scaling treatment of stability of atomic anions induced by superintense, high-frequency laser fields, Qi Wei, Sabre Kais, and Dudley Herschbach

Mass transport and electrode accessibility through periodic self-assembled nanoporous silica thin films, Ta-Chen Wei and Hugh Hillhouse

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High-Q micromachined three-dimensional integrated inductors for high-frequency applications, Dae-Hee Weon, Jong-Hyeok Jeong, and Saeed Mohammadi

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Improved carrier injection in ultrathin-body SOI Schottky-barrier MOSFETs, M Zhang, Joachim Knoch, Joerg Appenzeller, and S Mantl

Publications from 2006

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An energy-based model for electrowetting-induced droplet actuation, Vaibhav A. Bahadur and Suresh Garimella

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Templated synthesis of gold-iron alloy nanoparticles using pulsed laser deposition, Won-Suk Chang, Jin-Won Park, Vijay Rawat, Timothy D. Sands, and Gil U. Lee

Rhombohedral structure of highly ordered and oriented self-assembled nanoporous silica thin films, Brian W. Eggiman, Michael P. Tate, and Hugh Hillhouse

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Advances in mesoscale thermal management technologies for microelectronics, Suresh Garimella

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Investigation of Device Parameters for Field-Effect DNA-Sensors by Three-Dimensional Simulation, Eddie Howell, Clemens Heitzinger, and Gerhard Klimeck

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Accumulation Gate Capacitance of MOS Devices With Ultrathin High-κ Gate Dielectrics: Modeling and Characterization, Ahmad Ehteshamul Islam and Anisul Haque

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Capture of airborne nanoparticles in swirling flows using non-uniform electrostatic fields for bio-sensor applications, Jaesung Jang, Demir Akin, Kwan Seop Lim, Steve Broyles, Michael R. Ladisch, and Rashid Bashir

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Effective heights and tangential momentum accommodation coefficients of gaseous slip flows in deep reactive ion etching rectangular microchannels, Jaesung Jang and Steven Wereley

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Enhancement-mode quantum transistors for single electron spin, G. M. Jones, B. H. Hu, C. H. Yang, M. J. Yang, and Yuli Lyanda-Geller

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Atomistic simulations of long-range strain and spatial asymmetry molecular states of seven quantum dots, Marek Korkusinski and Gerhard Klimeck

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Ballisticity of Nanotube Field-Effect Transistors: Role of Phonon Energy and Gate Bias, Siyuranga O. Koswatta, Sayed Hasan, Mark S. Lundstrom, M. P. Anantram, and Dmitri E. Nikonov

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Dependence of DC characteristics of CNT MOSFETs on bandstructure models, Siyuranga O. Koswatta, Neophytos Neophytou, Diego Kienle, Gianluca Fiori, and Mark S. Lundstrom

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Deposition of platinum clusters on surface-modified tobacco mosaic virus, Sang-Yup Lee, Jaewon Choi, Elizabeth Royston, David B. Janes, James N. Culver, and Michael T. Harris

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Atomistic Simulation of Nanowires in the sp3d5s* Tight-Binding Formalism: from Boundary Conditions to Strain Calculations, Mathieu Luisier, Andreas Schenk, Wolfgang Fichtner, and Gerhard Klimeck

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Nanometer scale electrode separation (nanogap) using electromigration at room temperature, Ajit K. Mahapatro, Subhasis Ghosh, and David B. Janes

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Three-dimensional electrostatic effects of carbon nanotube transistors, Neophytos Neophytou, Jing Guo, and Mark S. Lundstrom

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Hub-based Simulation and Graphics Hardware Accelerated Visualization for Nanotechnology Applications, Wei Qiao, Michael McLennan, Rick Kennell, David S. Ebert, and Gerhard Klimeck

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A nanocapacitor with giant dielectric permittivity, S. K. Saha, Manuel DaSilva, qhang@purdue.edu Hang, Timothy D. Sands, and David B. Janes

Simulation and interpretation of 2D diffraction patterns from self-assembled nanostructured films at arbitrary angles of incidence: From grazing incidence (above the critical angle) to transmission perpendicular to the substrate, Michael P. Tate, Vikrant Urade, Jonathan Kowalski, Ta-Chen Wei, Benjamin D. Hamilton, Brian Eggiman, and Hugh Hillhouse

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New stable multiply charged negative atomic ions in linearly polarized superintense laser fields, Qi Wei, Sabre Kais, and Nimrod Moiseyev

Ion transport in the microporous titanosilicate ETS-10, Ta-Chen Wei and Hugh Hillhouse

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Quantum Transport with Spin Dephasing: A Nonequilibrium Green's Function Approach, Ahmet Ali Yanik, Gerhard Klimeck, and Supriyo Datta

Publications from 2005

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Allowed wavevectors under the application of incommensurate periodic boundary conditions, Timothy B. Boykin, Neerav Kharche, and Gerhard Klimeck

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Practical application of zne-folding concepts in tight-binding calculations, Timothy B. Boykin and Gerhard Klimeck

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The discretized Schroedinger equation for the finite square well and its relationship to solid-state physics, Timothy B. Boykin and Gerhard Klimeck

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Conductance quantization and zero bias peak in a gated quantum wire, R. W. Giannetta, T. A. Olheiser, M. Hannan, I. Adesida, and Michael R. Melloch

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Quantum cascade laser gain medium modeling using a second-nearest-neighbor sp3s* tight-binding model, Jeremy Green, Timothy B. Boykin, Corrie D. Farmer, Michael Garcia, Charles N. Ironside, Gerhard Klimeck, Roger Lake, and Colin R. Stanley

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Assessment of high-frequency performance potential of carbon nanotube transistors, Jing Guo, Sayed Hasan, Ali Javey, Gijs Bosman, and Mark S. Lundstrom

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Role of Phonon Scattering in Carbon Nanotube Field-Effect Transistors, Jing Guo and Mark Lundstrom

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A special issue on bionanotechnology - Preface, Peixuan Guo

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RNA nanotechnology: Engineering, assembly and applications in detection, gene delivery and therapy, Peixuan Guo

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Synthesis and patterning of gold nanostructures on InP and GaAs via galvanic displacement, Mohammad R. Hormozi Nezhad, Masato Aizawa, Lon A. Porter Jr., Alexander E. Ribbe, and Jillian M. Buriak

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The catalytic reduction of NO by H-2 on Ru(0001): Observation of NHads species, A. Hornung, Dmitry Zemlyanov, M. Muhler, and G. Ertl

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Interactions of Fano resonances in the transmission of an Aharanov-Bohm ring with two embedded quantum dots in the presence of a magnetic field, Yong S. Joe, Arkady M. Satanin, and Gerhard Klimeck

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Simulation of Phonon-Assisted Band-to Band Tunneling in Carbon Nanotube Field-Effect Transistors, Siyuranga O. Koswatta, Mark S. Lundstrom, M. P. Anantram, and Dmitri E. Nikonov

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Ultra high-speed sorting, James F. Leary

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Transport and functional behaviour of poly(ethylene glycol)-modified nanoporous alumina membranes, Sang Won Lee, Hao Shang, Richard T. Haasch, Vania Petrova, and Gil U. Lee

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Effect of electron-nuclear spin interactions for electron-spin qubits localized in InGaAs self-assembled quantum dots, Seungwon Lee, Paul von Allmen, Fabiano Oyafuso, and Gerhard Klimeck

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High-performance carbon nanotube field-effect transistor with tunable Polarities, Yu-Ming Lin, Joerg Appenzeller, Joachim Knoch, and Phaedon Avouris

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Conduction-band tight-binding description for Si applied to P donors, A. S. Martins, Timothy B. Boykin, Gerhard Klimeck, and Belita Koiller

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Comparative three-dimensional imaging of living neurons with confocal and atomic force microscopy, Helen McNally, Bartek Rajwa, Jennifer Sturgis, and J. Paul Robinson

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A magnetically driven PDMS micropump with ball check-valves, Tingrui Pan, Scott J. McDonald, Eleanor M. Kai, and Babak Ziaie

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Resonant light interaction with plasmonic nanowire systems, Viktor Podolskiy, Andrey Sarychev, Evgenii Narimanov, and Vladimir Shalaev

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Atomistic Approach for Nanoscale Devices at the Scaling Limit and Beyond - Valley Splitting in Si, Anisur Rahman, Gerhard Klimeck, Mark Lundstrom, Timothy Boykin, and Nizami Vagidov

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Imaging artefacts in atomic force microscopy with carbon nanotube tips, Mark C. Strus, Arvind Raman, and C. V. Nguyen

Order and orientation control of mesoporous silica films on conducting gold substrates formed by dip-coating and self-assembly: A grazing angle of incidence small-angle X-ray scattering and field emission scanning electron microscopy study, Michael P. Tate, Brian W. Eggiman, Jonathan Kowalski, and Hugh Hillhouse

Synthesis of thermally stable highly ordered nanoporous tin oxide thin films with a 3D face-centered orthorhombic nanostructure, Vikrant Urade and Hugh Hillhouse

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On the Validity of the Parabolic Effective-Mass Approximation for the I-V Calculation of Silicon Nanowire Transistors, Jim Wang, Anisur Rahman, Avik Ghosh, Gerhard Klimeck, and Mark Lundstrom

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Theoretical Investigation of Surface Roughness Scattering in Silicon Nanowire Transistors, Jing Wang, Eric Polizzi, Avik Ghosh, Supriyo Datta, and Mark Lundstrom

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Performance evaluation of ballistic silicon nanowire transistors with atomic-basis dispersion relations, Jing Wang, Anisur Rahman, Avik Ghosh, Gerhard Klimeck, and Mark Lundstrom

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In vitro and in vivo two-photon luminescence imaging of single gold nanorods, Haifeng Weng, Terry B. Huff, Daniel A. Zweifel, Wei He, Philip S. Low, Alexander Wei, and Ji-Xin Cheng

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Laser bending for adjusting curvatures of hard disk suspensions, Xi R. Zhang and Xianfan Xu

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Electronic Properties of Silicon Nanowires, Yun Zheng, Christian Rivas, Roger Lake, Khairul Alam, Timothy B. Boykin, and Gerhard Klimeck

Publications from 2004

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Detection of bacterial cells and antibodies using surface micromachined thin silicon cantilever resonators, Demir Akin, Amit Gupta, and Rashid Bashir

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The discretized Schroedinger equation and simple models for semiconductor quantum wells, Timothy B. Boykin and Gerhard Klimeck

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Valley Splitting in low-density quantum-confined heterostructures studied using tight-binding models, Timothy B. Boykin, Gerhard Klimeck, Mark Friesen, S. N. Coppersmith, Paul von Allmen, Seungwon Lee, and Fabiano Oyafuso

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Electrical resistance: an atomistic view, Supriyo Datta

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Smooth Quantum Hydrodynamic model vs. NEMO Simulation of Resonant Tunneling Diodes, Carl L. Gardner, Gerhard Klimeck, and Christian Ringhofer

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Effect of anharmonicity of the strain energy on band offsets in semiconductor nanostructures, Olga L. Lazarenkova, Paul von Allmen, Fabiano Oyafuso, Seungwon Lee, and Gerhard Klimeck

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Effect of wetting layers on the strain and electronic structure of InAs self-assembled quantum dots, Seungwon Lee, Olga L. Lazarenkova, Paul von Allmen, Fabiano Oyafuso, and Gerhard Klimeck

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Nonlinear tapping dynamics of multi-walled carbon nanotube tipped atomic force microcantilevers, S. I. Lee, S. W. Howell, Arvind Raman, R. Reifenberger, C. V. Nguyen, and M. Meyyappan

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Three-dimensional imaging of living and dying neurons with atomic force microscopy, Helen McNally and Richard B. Borgens

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Frequency kesponse of top-gated carbon nanotube field-effect transistors, Dinkar V. Singh, Keith A. Jenkins, Joerg Appenzeller, D. Neumayer, Alfred Grill, and H.S. Philip Wong

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Quantum Mechanical Analysis of Channel Access Geometry and Series Resistance in Nanoscale Transistors, R. Venugopal, S. Goasguen, S. Datta, and M. S. Lundstrom

Publications from 2003

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Downstream oxygen etching characteristics of polymers from the parylene family, Russell R. A. Callahan, Kristin G. Pruden, Gregory B. Raupp, and Stephen P. Beaudoin

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Electrostatics of nanowire transistors, Jing Guo, Jing Wang, E. Polizzi, Supriyo Datta, and Mark S. Lundstrom

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Self-assembly of micro- and nano-scale particles using bio-inspired events, Helen McNally, M. Pingle, S. W. Lee, D. Guo, Donald E. Bergstrom, and Rashid Bashir

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Simulating quantum transport in nanoscale MOSFETs: Ballistic hole transport, subband engineering and boundary conditions, Ramesh Venugopal, Zhibin Ren, and Mark S. Lundstrom

Publications from 2002

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Performance Projections for Ballistic Carbon Nanotube Field-Effect Transistors, Jing Guo, Mark Lundstrom, and Supriyo Datta

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Development of a Nanoelectronic 3-D (NEMO 3-D) Simulator for Multimillion Atom Simulations and Its Application to Alloyed Quantum Dots, Gerhard Klimeck, Fabiano Oyafuso, Timothy B. Boykin, R. Chris Bowen, and Paul von Allmen

Publications from 2001

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A comparative analysis of studies on heat transfer and fluid flow in microchannels, Choondal B. Sobhan and Suresh Garimella

Publications from 1999

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Nanoelectronic device applications of a chemically stable GaAs structure, David B. Janes, V. R. Kolagunta, M. Batistuta, B. L. Walsh, Ronald P. Andres, Jia Liu, J. Dicke, J. Lauterbach, T. Pletcher, E. H. Chen, Michael R. Melloch, E. L. Peckham, H. J. Ueng, Jerry M. Woodall, Takhee Lee, R. Reifenberger, C. P. Kubiak, and B. Kasibhatla