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Quantum Nanoelectronics: An Introduction to Electronic Nanotechnology and Quantum Computing

Quantum Nanoelectronics: An Introduction to Electronic Nanotechnology and Quantum Computing

Edward L. Wolf

ISBN: 978-3-527-40749-1

Apr 2009

472 pages

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$85.00

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A tutorial coverage of electronic technology, starting from the basics of condensed matter and quantum physics. Experienced author Ed Wolf presents established and novel devices like Field Effect and Single Electron Transistors, and leads the reader up to applications in data storage, quantum computing, and energy harvesting.
Intended to be self-contained for students with two years of calculus-based college physics, with corresponding fundamental knowledge in mathematics, computing and chemistry.

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Ch. 1 Introduction and Review of Electronic Technology
Ch. 2 From Electronics to Nanoelectronics: particles, waves and Schrodinger Equation
Ch. 3 Quantum Description of atoms and molecules
Ch. 4 Quantum Description of metals, semiconductors, junction devices
Ch. 5 Some newer building blocks for nanoelectronic devices
Ch. 6 Fabrication and Characterization Methods for nanoelectronics
Ch. 7 The field effect transistor FET: size limits and alternative forms
Ch. 8 Devices based on electron tunneling, resonant tunnel diodes
Ch. 9 Single electron transistors, molecular electronics, hybrid electronics
Ch. 10 Devices based on electron spin and ferromagnetism
Ch. 11 Qubits vs. binary bits in a Quantum Computer
Ch. 12 Applications of nanoelectronic technology to energy issues
Ch. 13 Summary and brief comment on the future of nanoelectronic technics
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