Advances in chip fabrication technology which yields capability of fabricating nanoscale devices
would reach very small devices, which would induce thinner top gate oxide in FET structures.
The IoNT is embedded with nanotechnology allowing integration of nanoscale devices
with the existing communication infrastructure and the Internet.
While developments in the semiconductor industry have relied on the continued scaling down of size of electronic and optoelectronic devices, their shrinking size and increasing complexity make fabrications and measurements of nanoscale devices
extremely expensive and time- consuming.
could be 100 to 10000 times smaller than human cells but are similar in size to large biomolecules such as enzymes and receptors.
Using nanoscale devices
to build up from molecules is similar in many ways, and will also have very general applications and products.
This concept of nanotechnology has two key features: (1) manufacturing using machinery based on nanoscale devices
and (2) products built with atomic precision.
near-term projects including new nanoscale devices
and device concepts as well
According to the company, scientists and engineers from IBM and ETH Zurich will pursue joint and independent projects, ranging from exploratory research to applied and near-term projects including new nanoscale devices
and device concepts.
A big problem is how to build these nanoscale devices
Coming at a time when the "transistor is reaching its limits, and when new device designs and paradigms of device operations are being explored"--(from the preface), this text introduces advanced simulation methods for modeling nanoscale devices
and is distinguished from other texts by its integration of theoretical and practical aspects.