AINE: Computational Nanoscience, Center for (CCN)

Research Output 1993 2019

2019

Assessment of self-heating effects under lateral scaling of GaN HEMTs

Latorre-Rey, A. D., Merrill, K., Albrecht, J. D. & Saraniti, M., Feb 1 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 66, 2, p. 908-916 9 p., 8601308.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

High electron mobility transistors
Heating
Electric fields
Phonons
Energy balance

Neutralizing the polarization effect of diamond diode detectors using periodic forward bias pulses

Holmes, J. M., Dutta, M., Koeck, F. A., Benipal, M. K., Hathwar, R., Brown, J., Fox, B., Johnson, H., Zaniewski, A., Alarcon, R., Chowdhury, S., Goodnick, S. & Nemanich, R., Apr 1 2019, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 94, p. 162-165 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diamond
Diamonds
Diodes
Polarization
Detectors

Optimizing activity detection via sensor fusion

Khondoker, F., Thornton, T., Spanias, A. & Shanthamallu, U. S., Feb 1 2019, 2018 9th International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications, IISA 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8633623. (2018 9th International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications, IISA 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fusion reactions
Stairs
Supervised learning
Sensors
Microcontrollers

Phonon-limited mobility modeling of gallium nitride nanowires

Kumar, V. N. & Vasileska, D., Mar 21 2019, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 125, 11, 114301.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
gallium nitrides
nanowires
scattering
electron phonon interactions
electron mobility

Self-heating in SOI MOSFETs at the 45nm node

Zhang, X., Mehr, P., Vasileska, D. & Thornton, T., Jan 8 2019, 2018 IEEE 13th Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference, NMDC 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8605870. (2018 IEEE 13th Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference, NMDC 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Thermometers
SOI (semiconductors)
Silicon
field effect transistors
Heating
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

A π-Shaped Gate Design for Reducing Hot-Electron Generation in GaN HEMTs

Latorre-Rey, A. D., Albrecht, J. D. & Saraniti, M., Aug 24 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hot electrons
High electron mobility transistors
Hot carriers
Millimeter waves
Distribution functions

A 2D diffusion-reaction CdTe solar cell simulator that includes active defects and grain boundaries

Akis, R., Brinkman, D., Guo, D., Vasileska, D. & Ringhofer, C., May 25 2018, 2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solar cells
Grain boundaries
Simulators
Defects
Chlorine
8 Citations (Scopus)

A 4.5 μm PIN diamond diode for detecting slow neutrons

Holmes, J., Dutta, M., Koeck, F. A., Benipal, M., Brown, J., Fox, B., Hathwar, R., Johnson, H., Malakoutian, M., Saremi, M., Zaniewski, A., Alarcon, R., Chowdhury, S., Goodnick, S. & Nemanich, R., Sep 21 2018, In : Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 903, p. 297-301 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thermal neutrons
Diamonds
Neutrons
Diodes
diamonds
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Lattice-Matched GaNP/Si Three-Terminal Tandem Solar Cell

Zou, Y., Zhang, C., Honsberg, C., Vasileska, D., King, R. & Goodnick, S., Nov 26 2018, 2018 IEEE 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, WCPEC 2018 - A Joint Conference of 45th IEEE PVSC, 28th PVSEC and 34th EU PVSEC. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 279-282 4 p. 8548033

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solar cells
Sun
Absorption spectra
Lighting
Simulators

A Multiscale Model to Study Transport in Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells

Muralidharan, P., Bowden, S., Goodnick, S. & Vasileska, D., Nov 26 2018, 2018 IEEE 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, WCPEC 2018 - A Joint Conference of 45th IEEE PVSC, 28th PVSEC and 34th EU PVSEC. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 3200-3203 4 p. 8547337

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon
Heterojunctions
Solar cells
Physics
Hot carriers

A Unified 2D Solver for Modeling Carrier and Defect Transport in Photovoltaic Devices

Shaik, A. R., Brinkman, D., Sankin, I., Krasikov, D., Ringhofer, C. & Vasileska, D., Nov 26 2018, 2018 IEEE 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, WCPEC 2018 - A Joint Conference of 45th IEEE PVSC, 28th PVSEC and 34th EU PVSEC. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1953-1955 3 p. 8547494

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Defects
Carrier transport
Chlorine
Poisson equation
Convergence of numerical methods

CMOS-Compatible MESFETs for High Power RF Integrated Circuits

Mehr, P., Moallemi, S., Zhang, X., Lepkowski, W., Kitchen, J. & Thornton, T., Aug 27 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MESFET devices
integrated circuits
Integrated circuits
CMOS
field effect transistors
1 Citation (Scopus)

Determination of Minority Carrier Lifetime of Holes in Diamond PIN Diodes Using Reverse Recovery Method

Dutta, M., Mandal, S., Hathwar, R., Fischer, A. M., Koeck, F. A. M., Nemanich, R., Goodnick, S. & Chowdhury, S., Feb 9 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Electron Device Letters.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diamond
Carrier lifetime
Diamonds
Time delay
Diodes

Development of a high-band gap high temperature III-nitride solar cell for integration with concentrated solar power technology

Williams, J. J., McFavilen, H., Fischer, A. M., Ding, D., Young, S. R., Vadiee, E., Ponce, F., Arena, C., Honsberg, C. & Goodnick, S., May 25 2018, 2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nitrides
Solar energy
Solar cells
Energy gap
Volatile organic compounds
3 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a numerical model for performance-based design of geosynthetic liner systems

Kavazanjian, E., Wu, X., Arab, M. & Matasovic, N., Apr 1 2018, In : Geotextiles and Geomembranes. 46, 2, p. 166-182 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geosynthetics
liner
Numerical models
Geomembranes
geomembrane
1 Citation (Scopus)

End-of-Life Heavy Metal Releases from Photovoltaic Panels and Quantum Dot Films: Hazardous Waste Concerns or Not?

Brown, F. C., Bi, Y., Chopra, S., Hristovski, K., Westerhoff, P. & Theis, T. L., Apr 15 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hazardous Waste
Heavy Metals
hazardous waste
Semiconductor quantum dots
Heavy metals

Focus on electronics, photonics and renewable energy

Goodnick, S., Nemnich, R. & Korkin, A., Jan 1 2018, In : Nanotechnology. 29, 36, 360201.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Photonics
Electronic equipment
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hole transport in selenium semiconductors using density functional theory and bulk Monte Carlo

Mukherjee, A., Vasileska, D. & Goldan, A. H., Dec 21 2018, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 124, 23, 235102.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

selenium
density functional theory
avalanches
Boltzmann transport equation
electric fields
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hydrological modeling of climate change impacts in a Tropical River Basin: A case study of the Cauto River, Cuba

Montecelos-Zamora, Y., Cavazos, T., Kretzschmar, T., Vivoni, E., Corzo, G. & Molina-Navarro, E., Aug 25 2018, In : Water (Switzerland). 10, 9, 1135.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil and Water Assessment Tool model
Cuba
Climate Change
hydrological modeling
Rivers

InGaN based solar cells with GaN tunnel junction contacts

Vadiee, E., Clinton, E. A., McFavilen, H., Engel, Z., Matthews, C., Arena, C., Honsberg, C., Goodnick, S. & Doolittle, W. A., Nov 26 2018, 2018 IEEE 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, WCPEC 2018 - A Joint Conference of 45th IEEE PVSC, 28th PVSEC and 34th EU PVSEC. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 965-968 4 p. 8547327

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tunnel junctions
Solar cells
Current density
Organic Chemicals
Organic chemicals

K -Band CMOS-Based MESFET Cascode Amplifiers

Mehr, P., Lepkowski, W. & Thornton, T., Jul 1 2018, In : IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters. 28, 7, p. 609-611 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MESFET devices
Cutoff frequency
extremely high frequencies
Electric breakdown
Millimeter waves
3 Citations (Scopus)

Metastability and reliability of CdTe solar cells

Guo, D., Brinkman, D., Shaik, A. R., Ringhofer, C. & Vasileska, D., Mar 22 2018, In : Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 51, 15, 153002.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

metastable state
Solar cells
solar cells
Defects
defects

Modeling metastability in CdTe solar cells due to Cu migration

Guo, D., Brinkman, D., Shaik, A. R., Sankin, I., Krasikov, D., Ringhofer, C. & Vasileska, D., Jan 1 2018, Coupled Mathematical Models for Physical and Biological Nanoscale Systems and Their Applications -Banff International Research Station, 2016. Springer New York LLC, Vol. 232. p. 187-213 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

CdTe
Metastability
Solar Cells
Migration
Defects

Modeling of a gallium phosphide/silicon heterojunction solar cells

Luppina, P., Bowden, S., Lugli, P. & Goodnick, S., May 25 2018, 2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Gallium phosphide
Silicon
Heterojunctions
Solar cells
Open circuit voltage
3 Citations (Scopus)

Multimodel assessment of climate change-induced hydrologic impacts for a Mediterranean catchment

Perra, E., Piras, M., Deidda, R., Paniconi, C., Mascaro, G., Vivoni, E., Cau, P., Marras, P. A., Ludwig, R. & Meyer, S., Jul 30 2018, In : Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 22, 7, p. 4125-4143 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

catchment
climate change
water budget
climate modeling
hydrology

Multiscale Coupled Electro-Thermal Simulations of Electron Devices

Merrill, K. & Saraniti, M., Dec 27 2018, THERMINIC 2018 - 24th International Workshop on Thermal Investigations of ICs and Systems, Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8593320. (THERMINIC 2018 - 24th International Workshop on Thermal Investigations of ICs and Systems, Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electron devices
thermal simulation
electrons
Temperature
temperature

Multiscale modeling of silicon heterojunction solar cells

Muralidharan, P., Bowden, S., Goodnick, S. & Vasileska, D., May 25 2018, 2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon
Amorphous silicon
Heterojunctions
Solar cells
Defects
4 Citations (Scopus)

On the Sensitivity of Hillslope Runoff and Channel Transmission Losses in Arid Piedmont Slopes

Schreiner-McGraw, A. P. & Vivoni, E., Jul 1 2018, In : Water Resources Research. 54, 7, p. 4498-4518 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

transmission loss
piedmont
hillslope
runoff
streamflow
2 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying Water and Energy Fluxes Over Different Urban Land Covers in Phoenix, Arizona

Templeton, N. P., Vivoni, E., Wang, Z. & Schreiner-McGraw, A. P., Feb 27 2018, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 123, 4, p. 2111-2128 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phoenix (AZ)
energy flux
land cover
water use
eddy covariance

Quasi 1D multi-physics modeling of silicon heterojunction solar cells

Muralidharan, P., Goodnick, S. & Vasileska, D., Nov 28 2018, SISPAD 2018 - 2018 International Conference on Simulation of Semiconductor Processes and Devices, Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2018-September. p. 14-17 4 p. 8551745

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Heterojunction
Multiphysics
Solar Cells
Heterojunctions
Solar cells

Simulation of the high temperature performance of InGaN multiple quantum well solar cells

Fang, Y., McFavilen, H., Ding, D., Vasileska, D. & Goodnick, S., May 25 2018, 2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semiconductor quantum wells
Solar cells
Polarization
Quantum efficiency
Nitrides
2 Citations (Scopus)

SOI MESFETs on high-resistivity, trap-rich substrates

Mehr, P., Zhang, X., Lepkowski, W., Li, C. & Thornton, T., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Solid-State Electronics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MISFET devices
MIS (semiconductors)
Silicon
field effect transistors
traps
2 Citations (Scopus)

The sensor signal and information processing REU site

Spanias, A., Blain Christen, J., Thornton, T., Anderson, K., Goryll, M., Arafa, H. M., Shanthamallu, U. S., Forzani, E., Ross, H. M., Barnard, W. & Ozev, S., Jun 23 2018, In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. 2018-June

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Signal processing
Sensors
Students
Computer programming
Learning algorithms

Understanding Transport in Heterojunction Contact Stacks by Simulating Silicon Heterojunction TLM Structures

Muralidharan, P., Leilaeioun, A. M., Weigand, W., Holman, Z., Goodnick, S. & Vasileska, D., Nov 26 2018, 2018 IEEE 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, WCPEC 2018 - A Joint Conference of 45th IEEE PVSC, 28th PVSEC and 34th EU PVSEC. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2166-2169 4 p. 8548166

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon
Heterojunctions
Solar cells
Amorphous silicon
Electric lines

Using diffusion-reaction simulation to study the formation and self-compensation mechanism of Cu doping in CdTe

Guo, D., Akis, R., Brinkman, D., Moore, A., Yang, J. H., Krasikov, D., Sankin, I., Ringhofer, C. & Vasileska, D., May 25 2018, 2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Doping (additives)
Discrete Fourier transforms
Copper
Compensation and Redress
2017
13 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of the reverse I-V characteristics of diamond-based PIN diodes

Saremi, M., Hathwar, R., Dutta, M., Koeck, F. A. M., Nemanich, R., Chowdhury, S. & Goodnick, S., Jul 24 2017, In : Applied Physics Letters. 111, 4, 043507.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

diamonds
diodes
defects
thermal conductivity
breakdown

Comparative analysis of mobility and dopant number fluctuation models for the threshold voltage fluctuation estimation in 45 nm channel length MOSFET device

Ashraf, N., Vasileska, D., Wirth, G. & Srinivasan, P., Jan 1 2017, Nanoelectronic Device Applications Handbook. CRC Press, p. 15-26 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Threshold voltage
Telegraph
Transistors
Doping (additives)
Surface potential
13 Citations (Scopus)
Electronic equipment
Hydrodynamics
Simulators
Gradient methods
Semiconductor devices
5 Citations (Scopus)

Effective mobility for sequential carrier transport in multiple quantum well structures

Toprasertpong, K., Goodnick, S., Nakano, Y. & Sugiyama, M., Aug 29 2017, In : Physical Review B. 96, 7, 075441.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

quantum wells
thermionic emission
hole mobility
carrier mobility
electron mobility
3 Citations (Scopus)

Electro-thermal characterization of GaN HEMT on Si through self-consistent energy balance-cellular Monte Carlo device simulations

Latorre-Rey, A. D., Merrill, K., Albrecht, J. D. & Saraniti, M., Dec 26 2017, 2017 IEEE Compound Semiconductor Integrated Circuit Symposium, CSICS 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2017-January. p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

High electron mobility transistors
Energy balance
high electron mobility transistors
Heating
heating

Foreword

Goodnick, S., Jan 1 2017, Nanoelectronic Device Applications Handbook. CRC Press, p. xv

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

2 Citations (Scopus)

Generation of hot electrons in GaN HEMTs under RF Class A and AB PAs

Latorre-Rey, A. D., Albrecht, J. D. & Saraniti, M., Aug 1 2017, 75th Annual Device Research Conference, DRC 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7999436

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hot electrons
High electron mobility transistors
Power amplifiers
Hot carriers
Distribution functions

Interplay of self-heating and short-range coulomb interactions due to traps in a 10 nm channel length nanowire transistor

Hossain, A., Vasileska, D., Raleva, K. & Goodnick, S., Jan 1 2017, Nanoelectronic Device Applications Handbook. CRC Press, p. 711-716 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Telegraph
Coulomb interactions
Nanowires
Transistors
Heating

Modeling self-heating effects in nanoscale devices

Raleva, K., Shaik, A. R., Qazi, S. S., Daugherty, R., Laturia, A., Kaczer, B., Bury, E. & Vasileska, D., Jan 1 2017, Nanophononics: Thermal Generation, Transport, and Conversion at the Nanoscale. Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd., p. 1-30 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

integrated circuits
Heating
foundries
heating
Integrated circuits

Momentum Space Engineering of GaN HETs for RF Applications Through Full-Band Monte Carlo Simulations

Soligo, R., Sabatti, F., Chowdhury, S. & Saraniti, M., Oct 6 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aerospace engineering
Hot electrons
Momentum
Transistors
Satellites

Monte carlo device simulations

Raleva, K., Shaik, A. R., Hathwar, R., Laturia, A., Qazi, S. S., Daugherty, R., Vasileska, D. & Goodnick, S., Jan 1 2017, Handbook of Optoelectronic Device Modeling and Simulation: Lasers, Modulators, Photodetectors, Solar Cells, and Numerical Methods. CRC Press, Vol. 2. p. 773-806 34 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Silicon
MOS devices
industries
semiconductor devices
Electronics industry
5 Citations (Scopus)

Refractory In${x}$ Ga1-${x}$ N Solar Cells for High-Temperature Applications

Williams, J. J., McFavilen, H., Fischer, A. M., Ding, D., Young, S., Vadiee, E., Ponce, F., Arena, C., Honsberg, C. & Goodnick, S., Nov 1 2017, In : IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 7, 6, p. 1646-1652 7 p., 8068948.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

High temperature applications
refractories
Refractory materials
Solar cells
solar cells
1 Citation (Scopus)
Scattering
Semiconductor materials
Phonons
scattering
phonons

Stability of alloyed and nonalloyed ohmic contacts to n-type GaN at high temperature in air

Zhao, S., Gao, J., Wang, S., Xie, H., Ponce, F., Goodnick, S. & Chowdhury, S., Dec 1 2017, In : Japanese Journal of Applied Physics. 56, 12, 126502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ohmic contacts
electric contacts
air
Air
thermal stresses
1 Citation (Scopus)

The impact of surface-roughness scattering on the low-field electron mobility in nano-scale Si MOSFETs

Kannan, G. & Vasileska, D., Sep 21 2017, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 122, 11, 114303.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electron mobility
surface roughness
field effect transistors
scattering
Born approximation