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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

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
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
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

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
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
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

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)

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
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
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
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
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

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
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
2016
9 Citations (Scopus)

Demonstration of Diamond-Based Schottky p-i-n Diode with Blocking Voltage > 500 v

Dutta, M., Koeck, F. A. M., Hathwar, R., Goodnick, S., Nemanich, R. & Chowdhury, S., Sep 1 2016, In : IEEE Electron Device Letters. 37, 9, p. 1170-1173 4 p., 7515223.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diamond
Diamonds
Diodes
Demonstrations
Electric potential
1 Citation (Scopus)

Impact Ionization in SOI MESFETs at the 32-nm Node

Thornton, T., Lepkowski, W. & Wilk, S. J., 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. PP, 99, 7556362.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Impact ionization
Silicon
Field effect transistors
Metals
Semiconductor materials

Modeling of multi-band drift in nanowires using a full band Monte Carlo simulation

Hathwar, R., Saraniti, M. & Goodnick, S., Jul 28 2016, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 120, 4, 044307.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nanowires
simulation
Runge-Kutta method
Brillouin zones
electric fields
9 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical Simulation of Copper Migration in Single Crystal CdTe

Guo, D., Fang, T., Moore, A., Brinkman, D., Akis, R., Krasikov, D., Sankin, I., Ringhofer, C. & Vasileska, D., Jun 15 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Copper
Doping (additives)
Single crystals
absorbers (materials)
copper
2 Citations (Scopus)

Special issue: electrothermal and thermoelectric modeling of nanoscale devices

Vasileska, D. & Raleva, K., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Computational Electronics. 15, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature dependent simulation of diamond depleted Schottky PIN diodes

Hathwar, R., Dutta, M., Koeck, F. A. M., Nemanich, R., Chowdhury, S. & Goodnick, S., Jun 14 2016, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 119, 22, 225703.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Schottky diodes
diamonds
simulation
temperature
carrier mobility
2015
3 Citations (Scopus)
heterojunctions
solar cells
amorphous silicon
defects
kinetics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Complementary SOI MESFETs at the 45-nm CMOS node

Lepkowski, W., Wilk, S. J. & Thornton, T., Jan 1 2015, In : IEEE Electron Device Letters. 36, 1, p. 14-16 3 p., 6963317.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MISFET devices
MESFET devices
Silicon
Electron mobility
Cutoff frequency
3 Citations (Scopus)

Energy Relaxation and Non-linear Transport in InAs Nanowires

Hathwar, R., Saraniti, M. & Goodnick, S., Oct 13 2015, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 647, 1, 012029.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nanowires
relaxation time
scattering
energy
electron energy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Full-band 3-D Monte Carlo simulation of InAs nanowires and high frequency analysis

Popescu, B., Popescu, D., Saraniti, M. & Lugli, P., Jun 1 2015, In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 62, 6, p. 1848-1854 7 p., 7102727.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanowires
Signal analysis
Frequency response
Transistors
Cutoff frequency

IMS2015 Opening and Closing Plenary Sessions

Goodnick, S., Apr 1 2015, In : IEEE Microwave Magazine. 16, 3, 7054671.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plant shutdowns
closing
Electric power systems
Radio receivers
Microwaves
14 Citations (Scopus)

Self-consistent simulation of CdTe solar cells with active defects

Brinkman, D., Guo, D., Akis, R., Ringhofer, C., Sankin, I., Fang, T. & Vasileska, D., Jul 21 2015, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 118, 3, 035704.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solar cells
copper
defects
cadmium tellurides
simulation
6 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature Dependence and High-Temperature Stability of the Annealed Ni/Au Ohmic Contact to p-Type GaN in Air

Zhao, S., McFavilen, H., Wang, S., Ponce, F., Arena, C., Goodnick, S. & Chowdhury, S., Dec 29 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Electronic Materials. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ohmic contacts
electric contacts
temperature dependence
air
Air
2 Citations (Scopus)

The Role of the Base Stack on the AC Performance of GaN Hot Electron Transistor

Soligo, R., Chowdhury, S., Gupta, G., Mishra, U. & Saraniti, M., Jul 1 2015, In : IEEE Electron Device Letters. 36, 7, p. 669-671 3 p., 7112128.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hot electrons
Cutoff frequency
Transistors
Short circuit currents
Amplification
1 Citation (Scopus)

Vertically grown Ge nanowire Schottky diodes on Si and Ge substrates

Chandra, N., Tracy, C. J., Cho, J. H., Picraux, S. T., Hathwar, R. & Goodnick, S., 2015, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 118, 2, 024301.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Schottky diodes
nanowires
thermionic emission
shunts
peroxides
2014
2 Citations (Scopus)

1/f noise simulation in MOSFETs under cyclo-stationary conditions using SPICE simulator

Both, T. H., Wirth, G. I. & Vasileska, D., Dec 24 2014, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Computational Electronics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1/f Noise
MOSFET
SPICE
Fermi level
simulators
4 Citations (Scopus)

Avalanche breakdown in SOI MESFETs

Lepkowski, W., Wilk, S. J., Parsi, A., Saraniti, M., Ferry, D. & Thornton, T., 2014, In : Solid-State Electronics. 91, p. 78-80 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MISFET devices
MESFET devices
MIS (semiconductors)
Silicon
avalanches
2013
15 Citations (Scopus)

32 dBm power amplifier on 45 nm SOI CMOS

Wilk, S. J., Lepkowski, W. & Thornton, T., 2013, In : IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters. 23, 3, p. 161-163 3 p., 6469182.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MESFET devices
SOI (semiconductors)
power amplifiers
Power amplifiers
CMOS
1 Citation (Scopus)

Backgate modulation technique for higher efficiency envelope tracking

Ghajar, M. R., Wilk, S. J., Lepkowski, W., Bakkaloglu, B. & Thornton, T., 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques. 61, 4, p. 1599-1607 9 p., 6476764.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

power amplifiers
Power amplifiers
envelopes
Modulation
modulation

Current degradation due to electromechanical coupling in GaN HEMT's

Padmanabhan, B., Vasileska, D. & Goodnick, S., Jul 2013, In : Microelectronics Journal. 44, 7, p. 592-597 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electromechanical coupling
High electron mobility transistors
high electron mobility transistors
Polarization
degradation

Inducing a junction in n-type InxGa(1-x)N

Williams, J. J., Williamson, T. L., Hoffbauer, M. A., Fischer, A. M., Goodnick, S., Faleev, N. N., Ghosh, K. & Honsberg, C., 2013, In : Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B:Nanotechnology and Microelectronics. 31, 3, 03C127.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gallium
Indium
Piezoelectricity
Binary alloys
Film growth
18 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement and effects of polarization fields on one-monolayer-thick InN/GaN multiple quantum wells

Zhou, L., Dimakis, E., Hathwar, R., Aoki, T., Smith, D., Moustakas, T. D., Goodnick, S. & McCartney, M., Sep 25 2013, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 88, 12, 125310.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

barrier layers
Semiconductor quantum wells
Monolayers
quantum wells
Polarization
4 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling thermal effects in nano-devices

Vasileska, D., 2013, In : Microelectronic Engineering. 109, p. 163-167 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal effects
temperature effects
Heat generation
Silicon
Temperature control
18 Citations (Scopus)

Physical scales in the Wigner-Boltzmann equation

Nedjalkov, M., Selberherr, S., Ferry, D. K., Vasileska, D., Dollfus, P., Querlioz, D., Dimov, I. & Schwaha, P., Jan 2013, In : Annals of Physics. 328, p. 220-237 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

oscillators
particle theory
harmonic oscillators
phonons
theorems
2 Citations (Scopus)

Reliability concerns due to self-heating effects in GaN HEMTs

Padmanabhan, B., Vasileska, D. & Goodnick, S., Sep 2013, In : Journal of Integrated Circuits and Systems. 8, 2, p. 78-82 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrostatic devices
High electron mobility transistors
Heating
3 Citations (Scopus)

The importance of thermal conductivity modeling for simulations of self-heating effects in FD SOI devices

Raleva, K. & Vasileska, D., Dec 2013, In : Journal of Computational Electronics. 12, 4, p. 601-610 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SOI (semiconductors)
Thermal Conductivity
Heating
Thermal conductivity
thermal conductivity

Tool-based curricula and visual learning

Vasileska, D., Klimeck, G., Magana, A. & Goodnick, S., Dec 2013, In : Electronics. 17, 2, p. 95-104 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Curricula
Students
Nanotechnology
Quantum theory
Nanoelectronics