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Multi Scale Study of Heat Transfer Using Monte Carlo Technique for Phonon Transport


Abstract Self-heating degrades the performance of devices in advanced technology nodes. Understanding of self-heating effects is necessary to improve device performance. Heat generation in these devices occurs at nanometer scales but heat transfer is a microscopic phenomena. Hence a multi-scale modeling approach is required to study the self-heating effects. A state of the art Monte Carlo device simulator and the commercially available Giga 3D tool from Silvaco are used in our study to understand the self heating effects. The Monte Carlo device simulator solves the electrical transport and heat generation for nanometer length scales accurately while the Giga 3D tool solves for thermal transport over micrometer length scales. The approach used is to ... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Shaik, Abdul Rawoof (Author) / Vasileska, Dragica (Advisor) / Ferry, David (Committee member) / Goodnick, Stephan (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical engineering / Physics / Heat Transfer / Monte Carlo / Multi scale / Phonon / Self Heating / Silvaco Giga 3D
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 87 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Electrical Engineering 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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