Wednesday, December 1, 2010
NRL member Chuan Xu and Prof. Kaustav Banerjee have been leading the development of compact models for “Through-Silicon Vias” or “TSVs”, which are considered a key enabling technology for emerging 3-dimensional integrated circuits. Their upcoming paper in the 2010 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting, on modeling the electromagnetic noise coupling from TSVs to active devices has been highlighted as one of the top three device modeling papers this year as...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
IEEE Spectrum Magazine Article: Can Carbon Put Copper Down for the Count?
In the nano realm, copper vertical interconnects won't cut it..
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Microwave& RF Magazine Article: Seeking Faster Devices At IEDM
Several sessions at the upcoming 2010 IEDM will focus in improvements in high-frequency device performance and how to model them more accurately and effectively.
Monday, May 10, 2010
Dadgour, a PhD student in Nanoelectronics Research Lab (NRL), has been declared a winner of an Institute of Energy Efficiency Peter J. Frankel Foundation Fellowship for the academic year 2010-2011. The award, which recognizes excellence in research related to new energy-efficient technologies, comes with a cash prize of $2500 and invitations to various Institute events, including the Santa Barbara Summit on Energy Efficiency. Dadgour’s doctoral research has been primarily...
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
The new system is a 6” Black Magic Plasma Enhanced CVD (PECVD) system for graphene and carbon nanotube (CNT) growth. This combined thermal CVD and plasma enhanced CVD tool is planned to be delivered in first quarter 2010 to Nanoelectronics Research Lab at UCSB.
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Singapore and Santa Barbara, California, October 12/13, 2009 - UC Santa Barbara and the Institute of Microelectronics (IME) of Singapore have entered into a “green electronics” research collaboration agreement focused on developing ultra-efficient nanoscale transistors and exploring their circuit-level functionality. The collaboration will be led by Dr. Kaustav Banerjee, professor of electrical and computer engineering and an affiliated faculty member of...
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
Hong Li's energy storage research is highlighted on cover of "IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices" of 2009 September issue. The journal cover image shows two possible high-density vertical carbon nanotube based capacitors for next-generation integrated circuits, adapted from the paper titled ‘‘Carbon Nanomaterials for Next-Generation Interconnects and Passives: Physics, Status, and Prospects’’ by H. Li, C. Xu, N. Srivastava and K. Banerjee, published in...
Monday, June 1, 2009
ECE Ph.D. student, Hamed Dadgour, receives a UCSB Award of Distinction: Dadgour, a graduate student in the ECE department, received the award from UCSB for his outstanding scholastic record as well as exemplary service to the university, the student body, and the community. Mr. Dadgour is working towards a Ph.D. degree with Professor Kaustav Banerjee.