Browse Senior Theses - Electrical and Computer Engineering by Contributor "Pop, Eric"

  • Wahby, William (2007-12)
    Phase change memory (PCM) is a novel nonvolatile memory technology with great potential for scaling beyond the physical limits of Flash, at dimensions of 35 nm and below. Rather than relying on charge storage, PCM functions ...

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  • Wahby, William (2007-12)
    Phase change memory (PCM) is a novel nonvolatile memory technology with great potential for scaling beyond the physical limits of Flash, at dimensions of 35 nm and below. Rather than relying on charge storage, PCM functions ...

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  • Chen, I-Ju (2008-12)
    Phase-change memory (PCM) is a promising candidate for next-generation nonvolatile data storage. However, reducing power consumption for PCM cells remains a key challenge, and optimization of write current/power requires ...

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  • Tung, Maryann (2013-05)
    As silicon approaches its scaling limits, it becomes increasingly important to explore the usage of alternative materials in field effect transistors (FETs). One such promising material is graphene, bringing to the table ...

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  • Ahmed, Muneeb (2013-05)
    Carbon nanotube network thin-film transistors (CNN TFTs) have great potential in macroelectronic applications as they have excellent electromechanical properties. Particularly, they have applications in flexible ...

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  • Zhao, Yang (2009-05)
    Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have undergone intense scrutiny in recent years due to their potential as replacements for silicon technology. CNT field-effect transistors (FETs) have been achieved and shown to have superior ...

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  • Dutta, Sumit (2011-05)
    Graphene is a 2-dimensional nanomaterial which can be used in field-effect transistors (GFETs), with promising applications in high-frequency and low-power circuits. In this project we develop an efficient electrostatic ...

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  • Neumann, Christopher A. (2012-12)
    Raman spectroscopy has proven to be an invaluable tool for researchers looking to better characterize graphene and related materials, such as carbon nanotubes. Prior work has demonstrated a linear relationship between ...

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  • Dai, Yuan (2012-05)
    Phase change memory is a promising candidate for the next-generation nonvolatile data storage. Unlike charge-based electronics which are susceptible to leakage at nanoscale dimensions, memory devices based on phase change ...

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  • Shine, Gautam (2011-05)
    Graphene is a two-dimensional carbon crystal arranged in a honeycomb lattice. Its excellent electronic properties and planar geometry make it a viable candidate for nanoelectronic applications. In this study, large-area ...

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  • Lian, Feifei (2011-05)
    Graphene is an exciting material for nanoelectronics research because of its excellent electrical and thermal properties. However, high-field transport and thermoelectric effects in graphene transistors are not yet well ...

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