# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Electrical and Computer Engineering by Contributor "Tucker, John R."

• (2012-06-27)
The simultaneous explosion of portable microelectronics devices and the rapid shrinking of microprocessor size have provided a tremendous motivation to scientists and engineers to continue the down-scaling of these devices. ...

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• (1997)
Fabrication technology and device sizes have reached the point where fluctuations on the atomic level may affect device performance. The need for a tool to characterize these structures has been satisfied by cross-sectional ...

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• (2001)
Long channel transistors using both platinum and erbium silicide are fabricated and their performance compared. Processing issues, including erbium's reactivity with oxide and tendency to creep, and how they affect the ...

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• (1991)
Scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) has been used to study the atomic and electronic structures of quasi-one-dimensional charge-density wave (CDW) materials. The two materials chosen for this study, NbSe$\sb3$ and o-TaS$\sb3$, ...

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• (2005)
Electrical and magnetotransport measurements are carried out at low temperature on various device geometries. Two-dimensional unpatterned delta-doped samples yield ohmic conduction and sharp positive magnetoconductance: a ...

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• (1998)
The devices are fabricated with lightly doped silicon substrates, 19-A to 34-A gate oxide, $\sim$0.05-$\mu$um gate lithography, 100-A sidewall oxides, self-aligned PtSi, and no intentional doping. The thin gate and sidewall ...

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• (1989)
Transport studies examining the dynamics of one-dimensional charge-density wave (CDW) condensates are reported. Results using rf and dc, linear and nonlinear electrical transport techniques have been obtained at temperatures ...

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