Some considerations on nanowires in nanoelectronics

David K. Ferry, Matthew J. Gilbert, Richard Akis

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Nanowires have become of great interest in recent years, and great promise has followed their development. In this paper, we review the role of ballistic transport, the ballistic-to-diffusive crossover, and the possible impact of nanowires in integrated circuits.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2820-2826
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE Transactions on Electron Devices
Issue number11
StatePublished - 2008


  • Ballistic transport
  • Field-effect transistors
  • Nanowires
  • Semiconductor transport

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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