The book addresses the need to investigate new approaches to lower energy requirement in multiple application areas and serves as a guide into emerging circuit technologies. It explores revolutionary device concepts, sensors, and associated circuits and architectures that will greatly extend the practical engineering limits of energy-efficient computation. The book responds to the need to develop disruptive new system architectures and semiconductor processes aimed at achieving the highest level of computational energy efficiency for general purpose computing systems.

  • Discusses unique technologies and material only available in specialized journal and conferences.
  • Covers emerging materials and device structures, such as ultra-low power technologies, nanoelectronics, and microsystem manufacturing.
  • Explores semiconductor processing and manufacturing, device design, and performance.
  • Contains practical applications in the engineering field, as well as graduate studies.
  • Written by international experts from both academia and industry.

chapter |44 pages

ASAP7: A finFET-Based Framework for Academic VLSI Design at the 7 nm Node

ByVinay Vashishtha, Lawrence T. Clark

chapter |23 pages

When the Physical Disorder of CMOS Meets Machine Learning

ByXiaolin Xu, Shuo Li, Raghavan Kumar, Wayne Burleson

chapter |9 pages

Design of Alkali-Metal-Based Half-Heusler Alloys Having Maximum Magnetic Moments from First Principles

ByLin H. Yang, R.L. Zhang, Y.J. Zeng, C.Y. Fong

chapter |15 pages

Defect-Induced Magnetism in Fullerenes and MoS2

BySinu Mathew, Taw Kuei Chan, Bhupendra Nath Dev, John T.L. Thong, Mark B.H. Breese, T. Venkatesan

chapter |21 pages

Hot Electron Transistors with Graphene Base for THz Electronics

ByFilippo Giannazzo, Giuseppe Greco, Fabrizio Roccaforte, Roy Dagher, Adrien Michon, Yvon Cordier

chapter |40 pages

Tailoring Two-Dimensional Semiconductor Oxides by Atomic Layer Deposition

ByMohammad Karbalaei Akbari, Serge Zhuiykov

chapter |19 pages

Surface Functionalization of Silicon Carbide Quantum Dots

ByMarzaini Rashid, Ben R. Horrocks, Noel Healy, Jonathan P. Goss, Hua-Khee Chan, AltonB. Horsfall

chapter |28 pages

Silicon Carbide Oscillators for Extreme Environments

ByDaniel R. Brennan, Hua-Khee Chan, Nicholas G. Wright, Alton B. Horsfall

chapter |31 pages

The Use of Error Correction Codes within Molecular Communications Systems

ByYi Lu, Matthew D. Higgins, Mark S. Leeson

chapter |11 pages

Miniaturized Battery-Free Wireless Bio-Integrated Systems

ByPhilipp Gutruf