An Alternative to Copper-Based Interconnect Techlogy With an increase in demand for more circuit components on a single chip, there is a growing need for naelectronic devices and their interconnects (a physical connecting medium made of thin metal films between several electrical des in a semiconducting chip that transmit signals from one point to ather without any distortion). Carbon Natube and Graphene Naribbon Interconnects explores two new important carbon namaterials, carbon natube (CNT) and graphene naribbon (GNR), and compares them with that of copper-based interconnects. These namaterials 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 nametric dimensions. Explore the Potential Applications of CNT and Graphene for VLSI Circuits The book starts off with a brief introduction of carbon namaterials, 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 techlogies, and considers applications for CNT and GNR apart from their use in VLSI circuits. Comprising eight chapters this text: * Covers the basics of carbon natube and graphene naribbon * Discusses the growth and characterization of carbon natube and graphene naribbon * Presents the modeling of CNT and GNR as future VLSI interconnects * Examines the applicability of CNT and GNR in terms of several analysis works * Addresses the timing and frequency response of the CNT and GNR interconnects * Explores the signal integrity analysis for CNT and GNR interconnects * Models and analyzes the applicability of CNT and GNR as power interconnects * Considers the future scope of CNT and GNR Beneficial to VLSI designers working in this area, Carbon Natube and Graphene Naribbon Interconnects provides a complete understanding of carbon-based materials and interconnect techlogy, and equips the reader with sufficient kwledge about the future scope of research and development for this emerging topic.
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.
Debaprasad Das, Hafizur Rahaman
Apple Academic Press Inc.
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Technology: General & Reference
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108 black & white illustrations, 20 colour illustrations, 38 black & white tables