Download E-books Carbon Nanotubes as Platforms for Biosensors with Electrochemical and Electronic Transduction (Springer Theses) PDF

By Mercè Pacios Pujadó

The thesis through Mercè Pacios exploits houses of carbon nanotubes to layout novel nanodevices. The favorite electrochemical houses of carbon nanotubes are used to layout varied electrode configurations. together with the chemical homes and (bio)functionalization versatility, those fabrics end up to be very acceptable for the advance of electrochemical biosensors. in addition, this paintings additionally evaluates the semiconductor personality of carbon nanotubes (CNT) for sensor know-how through the use of a box influence transistor configuration (FET). The CNT-FET machine has been optimized for working in liquid environments. those electrochemical and digital CNT units are hugely promising for biomolecule sensing and for the tracking of organic techniques, that may sooner or later bring about functions for swift and straightforward diagnostics in fields comparable to biotechnology, medical and environmental study.

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Download E-books RF Microelectronics (2nd Edition) (Prentice Hall Communications Engineering and Emerging Technologies Series from Ted Rappaport) PDF

By Behzad Razavi

The Acclaimed RF Microelectronics Best-Seller, multiplied and up-to-date for the most recent Architectures, Circuits, and Devices


Wireless conversation has turn into nearly as ubiquitous as electrical energy, yet RF layout maintains to problem engineers and researchers. within the 15 years because the first version of this vintage textual content, the call for for better functionality has resulted in an explosive progress of RF layout concepts. In RF Microelectronics, moment Edition, Behzad Razavi systematically teaches the basics in addition to the state of the art advancements within the research and layout of RF circuits and transceivers.


Razavi has written the second one version to mirror today’s RF microelectronics, masking key subject matters in a long way better aspect. At approximately 3 times the size of the 1st version, the second one version is an quintessential tome for either scholars and training engineers. together with his lucid prose, Razavi now

  • Offers a much better educational concentration in addition to countless numbers of examples and problems
  • Teaches layout in addition to research because of step by step layout tactics and a bankruptcy devoted to the layout of a dual-band WiFi transceiver
  • Describes new layout paradigms and research innovations for circuits comparable to low-noise amplifiers, mixers, oscillators, and frequency dividers 

This edition’s huge insurance contains fresh chapters on mixers, passive units, integer-N synthesizers, and fractional-N synthesizers. Razavi’s teachings culminate in a brand new bankruptcy that starts off with WiFi’s radio requirements and, step-by-step, designs the transceiver on the transistor level.


Coverage includes

  • Core RF ideas, together with noise and nonlinearity, with ties to analog layout, microwave thought, and conversation platforms
  • An intuitive therapy of modulation idea and instant criteria from the point of view of the RF IC designer
  • Transceiver architectures similar to heterodyne, sliding-IF, directconversion, image-reject, and low-IF topologies.
  • Low-noise amplifiers, together with cascode common-gate and commonsource topologies, noise-cancelling schemes, and reactance-cancelling configurations
  • Passive and energetic mixers, together with their achieve and noise research and new mixer topologies
  • Voltage-controlled oscillators, section noise mechanisms, and numerous VCO topologies facing noisepower-tuning trade-offs
  • All-new assurance of passive units, akin to built-in inductors, MOS varactors, and transformers
  • A bankruptcy at the research and layout of phase-locked loops with emphasis on low part noise and coffee spur levels
  • Two chapters on integer-N and fractional-N synthesizers, together with the layout of frequency dividers
  • Power amplifier ideas and circuit topologies besides transmitter architectures, resembling polar modulation and outphasing

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Download E-books Radiation Effects And Soft Errors In Integrated Circuits And Electronic Devices (Selected Topics in Electronics and Systems) PDF

By Daniel M. Fleetwood

This e-book offers an in depth remedy of radiation results in digital units, together with results on the fabric, gadget, and circuit degrees. The emphasis is on temporary results brought on by unmarried ionizing debris (single-event results and gentle blunders) and results produced by way of the cumulative power deposited by way of the radiation (total ionizing dose effects). Bipolar (Si and SiGe), metal-oxide-semiconductor (Mos), and compound semiconductor applied sciences are mentioned. as well as contemplating the explicit concerns linked to high-performance units and applied sciences, the publication comprises the history fabric invaluable for realizing radiation results at a extra common point.

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Download E-books Characterization and Metrology for ULSI Technology 2000: International Conference (AIP Conference Proceedings) PDF

The global semiconductor neighborhood faces more and more tricky demanding situations because it strikes into the producing of chips with function sizes imminent a hundred nm. a few of the demanding situations are materials-related, reminiscent of transistors with high-k dielectrics and on-chip interconnects made of copper and low-k dielectrics. The value of those demanding situations calls for targeted recognition from these within the metrology and analytical measurements group. Characterization and metrology are key enablers for constructing semiconductor technique expertise and in enhancing production. This e-book summarizes significant concerns and offers severe stories of vital size options which are the most important to proceed the advances in semiconductor know-how. It covers significant facets of the method know-how and so much characterization suggestions for silicon examine, together with improvement, production, and diagnostics. It presents a concise and potent portrayal of characterization wishes and a few of the issues that needs to be addressed by means of undefined, academia, and executive to proceed the dramatic growth in semiconductor expertise. It additionally offers a foundation for exciting sensible views and new principles for examine and improvement.

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Download E-books Non-Stoichiometry in Semiconductors PDF

Major advances have happened within the thought of non-stoichiometry difficulties and essentially new and wide-ranging functions were built, assisting to raised determine proper concerns. The contributions during this quantity collect the adventure of experts from varied disciplines (materials scientists, physicists, chemists and gadget humans) faced with non-stoichiometry difficulties. The forty papers, together with nine invited papers, supply a sophisticated situation of this broad interdisciplinary quarter, that is hugely very important in its varied facets of conception, implementation and purposes. This paintings may be of curiosity not just to universities and laboratories engaged in reports and examine during this box, but additionally to businesses and commercial centres fascinated about implementations and functions. the range of the subjects, in addition to the extreme pace during which Non-stoichiometry in Semiconductors has stepped forward lately attest to the everlasting energy of this box of study and improvement.

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Download E-books Organic Electronics Materials and Devices PDF

This e-book is an introductory textual content for graduate scholars, researchers in industries, and those that are only starting to paintings on natural electronics fabrics, units and their purposes. The ebook contains almost always primary ideas and theories for figuring out natural electronics fabrics and units, but additionally presents information regarding cutting-edge applied sciences, functions and destiny customers. those subject matters surround physics for natural transistors, constitution regulate applied sciences of polymer semiconductors, nanomaterials electronics, natural sunlight cells, natural electroluminescence, liquid semiconductors and dynamics for excitation, between others. This booklet can help researchers with the intention to give a contribution to society with the applied sciences and technological know-how of natural electronics fabrics sooner or later.

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Download E-books Mathematical and Numerical Modelling of Heterostructure Semiconductor Devices: From Theory to Programming PDF

By E.A.B. Cole

A part of my lecturing paintings within the university of arithmetic on the collage of Leeds concerned instructing quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics to arithmetic undergraduates, and in addition mathematical easy methods to undergraduate scholars within the college of digital and electric Engineering on the collage. the topic of this publication has arisen because of learn collaboration on gadget modelling with contributors of the college of digital and electric Engineering. i wished to write down a booklet which might be of sensible support to these wishing to benefit extra concerning the mathematical and numerical tools inquisitive about heteroju- tion gadget modelling. i've got brought just a relatively small variety of t- ics, and the reader might imagine that different vital issues must have been integrated. yet of the themes which i've got brought, i'm hoping that i've got given the reader a few sensible recommendation in regards to the implementation of the tools that are mentioned. This sensible recommendation comprises demonstrating how the implementation of the me- ods could be adapted to the speci?c gadget being modelled, and likewise comprises a few sections of laptop code to demonstrate this implementation. i've got additionally incorporated a few historical past concept in regards to the origins of the workouts.

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Download E-books ESD Physics and Devices PDF

By Steven H. Voldman

This quantity is the 1st in a sequence of 3 books addressing Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) physics, units, circuits and layout around the complete variety of built-in circuit applied sciences. ESD Physics and Devices offers a concise therapy of the ESD phenomenon and the physics of units working less than ESD stipulations. Voldman offers an obtainable creation to the sector for engineers and researchers requiring a superior grounding during this vital quarter. The ebook comprises complex CMOS, Silicon On Insulator, Silicon Germanium, and Silicon Germanium Carbon. additionally it additionally addresses ESD in complicated CMOS with discussions on shallow trench isolation (STI), Copper and occasional ok fabrics.

  • Provides a transparent knowing of ESD gadget physics and the basics of ESD phenomena.
  • Analyses the behaviour of semiconductor units lower than ESD conditions.
  • Addresses the transforming into knowledge of the issues as a result of ESD phenomena in complex built-in circuits.
  • Covers ESD checking out, failure standards and scaling concept for CMOS, SOI (silicon on insulator), BiCMOS and BiCMOS SiGe (Silicon Germanium) applied sciences for the 1st time.
  • Discusses the layout and improvement implications of ESD in semiconductor technologies.

An priceless reference for EMC non-specialist engineers and researchers operating within the fields of IC and transistor layout. additionally, compatible for researchers and complex scholars within the fields of device/circuit modelling and semiconductor reliability.

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