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Energy Classes at MIT

Introduction to Nanoelectronics

Meets Energy Minor Requirements

Elective

Instructor

Class Number

6.701

Level

Undergraduate

Term

Fall

Description

Transistors at the nanoscale. Quantization, wavefunctions, and Schrodinger’s equation. Introduction to electronic properties of molecules, carbon nanotubes, and crystals. Energy band formation and the origin of metals, insulators and semiconductors. Ballistic transport, Ohm’s law, ballistic versus traditional MOSFETs, fundamental limits to computation.

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