Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Nanoribbon Interconnects

Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Nanoribbon Interconnects

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An Alternative to Copper-Based Interconnect TechnologyWith an increase in demand for more circuit components on a single chip, there is a growing need for nanoelectronic devices and their interconnects (a physical connecting medium made of thin metal films between several electrical nodes in a semiconducting chip that transmit signals from one point to another without any distortion). Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Nanoribbon Interconnects explores two new important carbon nanomaterials, carbon nanotube (CNT) and graphene nanoribbon (GNR), and compares them with that of copper-based interconnects. These nanomaterials show almost 1,000 times more current-carrying capacity and significantly higher mean free path than copper. Due to their remarkable properties, CNT and GNR could soon replace traditional copper interconnects. Dedicated to proving their benefits, this book covers the basic theory of CNT and GNR, and provides a comprehensive analysis of the CNT- and GNR-based VLSI interconnects at nanometric dimensions.Explore the Potential Applications of CNT and Graphene for VLSI CircuitsThe book starts off with a brief introduction of carbon nanomaterials, discusses the latest research, and details the modeling and analysis of CNT and GNR interconnects. It also describes the electrical, thermal, and mechanical properties, and structural behavior of these materials. In addition, it chronicles the progression of these fundamental properties, explores possible engineering applications and growth technologies, and considers applications for CNT and GNR apart from their use in VLSI circuits.Comprising eight chapters this text:Covers the basics of carbon nanotube and graphene nanoribbonDiscusses the growth and characterization of carbon nanotube and graphene nanoribbonPresents the modeling of CNT and GNR as future VLSI interconnectsExamines the applicability of CNT and GNR in terms of several analysis worksAddresses the timing and frequency response of the CNT and GNR interconnectsExplores the signal integrity analysis for CNT and GNR interconnects Models and analyzes the applicability of CNT and GNR as power interconnectsConsiders the future scope of CNT and GNRBeneficial to VLSI designers working in this area, Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Nanoribbon Interconnects provides a complete understanding of carbon-based materials and interconnect technology, and equips the reader with sufficient knowledge about the future scope of research and development for this emerging topic.show more

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  • Paperback
  • 155.96 x 233.93mm
  • TAYLOR & FRANCIS
  • CRC Pr I Llc
  • English
  • 1138822310
  • 9781138822313

Table of contents

Introduction to Allotropes of Carbon Nanomaterials Introduction to Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Nanoribbon Graphene Graphene Nanoribbon Carbon Nanotube Single-Walled CNT Multiwalled CNT Properties of CNT Growth of Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene Nanoribbon Introduction Works Related to CNT and GNR Technologies Works on Modeling and Analysis of CNT- and GNR-Based Interconnects Works Related to CNT- and GNR- Based Field-Effect Transistors Practical Circuits Summary Modeling of CNT and GNR Interconnects Introduction Single-Walled CNT Multiwalled CNT SWCNT Bundle MWCNT Bundle Modeling of Graphene Nanoribbon Modeling of Copper Interconnects Interconnect Parameters Summary Timing Analysis in CNT Interconnects Introduction CNT Model with PTV Variations Performance Study at the System Level Summary RF and Stability Analyses in CNT and GNR Interconnects Introduction RF Performance Analysis Frequency Domain Response of CNT Interconnects RF Simulation Setup RF Simulation Results and Discussions Frequency Domain Response of GNR Interconnects Stability of CNT and GNR Interconnects Summary Signal Integrity in CNT and GNR Interconnects Introduction Crosstalk Analysis in Coupled Interconnect System Gate Oxide Reliability Model Results of Gate Oxide Reliability Analysis for CNT-Based Interconnects Analysis for Different Configurations of MWCNT-Based Interconnects Discussions on Noise and Overshoot/Undershoot Analysis Analysis of GNR Interconnects Analysis of Delay Uncertainty due to Crosstalk Summary Applicability of CNT and GNR as Power Interconnects Introduction IR Drop Analysis in CNT-Based PDN SSN Analysis in GNR and CNT-Based PDN Simulation Results IR Drop-Induced Delay-Fault Modeling Summary Future Applications of CNT and GNR Introduction Applications of CNT and GNR Summary References Indexshow more

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"The book, Caron Nanotube and Graphene Nanoribbon Interconnects, authored by Drs. Debapraad Das and Hafizur Rahaman serves as a good source of material on CNT and GNR interconnects for readers who wish to get into this area and also for practicing engineers who would like to be updated in advances of this field."—Prof. Ashok Srivastava, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA "Mathematical analysis included in each and every chapter is the main strength of the materials. ... The book is very precise and useful for those who are working in this area. ... highly focused, very compact, and easy to apply. ... This book depicts a detailed analysis and modelling of carbon nanotube and graphene nanoribbon interconnects. The book also covers the electrical circuit modelling of carbon nanotubes and graphene nanoribbons."—Prof. Chandan Kumar Sarkar, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, Indiashow more

About Debaprasad Das

Dr. Debaprasad Das received a bachelor’s (honors) degree in physics in 1995, a bachelor’s degree in radio physics and electronics in 1998, a master’s degree in electronics and telecommunication engineering in 2006, and a PhD in engineering in 2013 from the Vidyasagar University, University of Calcutta, Jadavpur University, and Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, respectively. Presently, he is working as an associate professor and head in the Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Assam University, Silchar, India. He has authored or coauthored several research papers in national and international journals and conferences, and authored four books. Dr. Hafizur Rahaman received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Bengal Engineering College, India, in 1986, and a master’s degree in electrical engineering and a PhD in computer science and engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, in 1988 and 2003, respectively. He is a full professor of the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, West Bengal, India. His research interests include VLSI design and test, CAD for micro-fluidic biochips, emerging nanotechnologies, and reversible computing. He has published more than 280 research articles in archival journals and refereed conference proceedings.show more