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Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems

01UCZPE

A.A. 2021/22

2021/22

Nanoelectronic systems

Aim of the course is to provide the fundamental knowledges on the technologies and design for nanostructures and nanosystems , with particular emphasis on applications in the ICT area. This course plays a central role in the development of an Engineer expert in nanotechnologies, because it extensively provides the basic elements for understanding how to study, understand and design a system based on emerging devices at the nanoscale both based on conventional and new principles, and how to connect them in more conventional microelectronics systems.

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

The aim of the course is to provide the theoretical basics to study materials and technologies for the design and the fabrication of microelectronic devices, micro and nanostructures and microsystems, with particular emphasis on applications in the ICT area. The course is focused around three main topics advanced FET transistor (FinFET, Tunnel FET, Gate All Around FET), post-transistor emerging technologies (Molecular and Atomic Devices, Magnetic Memories and Logic Devices, Resistive Memories) and microsystems (MEMS). The course of Nanoelectronic Systems is focused on the description of these systems and how they work, while the course of Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems describe the fabrication process of such systems. This course plays a central role in the development of an Engineer expert in micro and nanotechnologies, because it extensively provides the basic elements for the fabrication and design of the above mentioned systems.

Nanoelectronic systems

Aim of the course is to provide the fundamental knowledges on the technologies and design for nanostructures and nanosystems , with particular emphasis on applications in the ICT area. This course plays a central role in the development of an Engineer expert in nanotechnologies, because it extensively provides the basic elements for understanding how to study, understand and design a system based on emerging devices at the nanoscale both based on conventional and new principles, and how to connect them in more conventional microelectronics systems.

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

The course provides the theoretical basics to study materials and technologies for the design and the fabrication of micro and nano systems, with particular emphasis on applications in the ICT area. The course is focused around three main topics, advanced FET transistor (FinFET, Gate All Around FET, Tunnel FET,), post-transistor emerging technologies (Molecular and Atomic Devices, Magnetic Memories and Logic Devices, Resistive Memories) and microsystems (MEMS). The course focus is on the fabrication process of such systems. This course plays a central role in the development of an Engineer expert in micro and nanotechnologies, because it extensively provides the basic elements for the fabrication and design of the above mentioned systems.

Nanoelectronic systems

Expected knowledge: • development of knowledge that extends and/or reinforces the ones received from preparatory courses and allow to develop and/or apply original ideas and design methods and the development of nanocircuits and nanosystems; • ability to apply the knowledge gained in a research and/or industrial framework, understanding capability and skills in solving problems related to the design, modeling, simulation and implementation of nanosystems also applied to new technological principles or unfamiliar issues or entered into application contexts broader and more interdisciplinary than the engineering sector (medicine, environmental monitoring, food, ...); • ability to integrate technical knowledge and to manage the complexity of the design a, to evaluate the quality and robustness of a nanosystem, its implementation and feasibility, choosing the most efficient solutions from the available options; • ability to communicate in a clear and unambiguous way technical aspects relating to the design and manufacture of integrated circuits at the nanoscale, both in writing and oral form and to both specialists and non-specialists; • development of self-learning skills to allow the student to continue to learn autonomously new techniques and design methodologies for integrated nano systems, not necessarily explained and described during the course.

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

Expected knowledge: - Development of knowledge that extends and/or reinforces the ones received from preparatory courses and allow to develop and/or apply original ideas and design methods and the development of a technological process flow for the production of nano and microsystems; - Ability to apply the knowledge gained in a research and/or industrial framework, understanding capability and skills in solving problems related to the design, modeling, simulation and implementation of nano and microsystems also applied to new technological principles or unfamiliar issues or entered into application contexts broader and more interdisciplinary than the engineering sector (medicine, environmental monitoring, food, ...); - Ability to integrate technical knowledge and to manage the complexity of the design and manufacturing process flow, to evaluate the quality and robustness of a process flow, its implementation and feasibility, choosing the most efficient solutions from the available options; - Ability to communicate in a clear and unambiguous way technical aspects relating to the design and manufacture of nano and microsystems, both in writing and oral form and to both specialists and non-specialists; - Development of self-learning skills to allow the student to continue to learn autonomously new techniques and design methodologies and fabrication techniques for nano and micro and nano systems, not necessarily explained and described during the course. Expected skills - Knowledge of the physical-chemical behaviour of materials to be used in nanosystems. - Knowledge of the basic technologies for nanostructures fabrication. - Knowledge of materials and technologies for nano and microsystems. - Ability to apply materials and technologies for the fabrication of nanostructures and nanosystems. - Knowledge of models and methodologies used for the description and the design of nanosystems. - Knowledge of methods and CAD for nanosystems design and simulation. - Ability to design component for nano and microsystems. - Knowledge of techniques and issues related to the design, fabrication and verification of nanosystems. - Ability to co-design nanosystems and standard electronic circuits.

Nanoelectronic systems

Expected knowledge: • development of knowledge that extends and/or reinforces the ones received from preparatory courses and allow to develop and/or apply original ideas and design methods and the development of nanocircuits and nanosystems; • ability to apply the knowledge gained in a research and/or industrial framework, understanding capability and skills in solving problems related to the design, modeling, simulation and implementation of nanosystems also applied to new technological principles or unfamiliar issues or entered into application contexts broader and more interdisciplinary than the engineering sector (medicine, environmental monitoring, food, ...); • ability to integrate technical knowledge and to manage the complexity of the design a, to evaluate the quality and robustness of a nanosystem, its implementation and feasibility, choosing the most efficient solutions from the available options; • ability to communicate in a clear and unambiguous way technical aspects relating to the design and manufacture of integrated circuits at the nanoscale, both in writing and oral form and to both specialists and non-specialists; • development of self-learning skills to allow the student to continue to learn autonomously new techniques and design methodologies for integrated nano systems, not necessarily explained and described during the course. Expected skills • Knowledge of the physical-chemical behaviour of part of the materials nanotechnologies. • Knowledge of the basic technologies for nanodevices fabrication. • Ability to apply technologies for the design of nanosystems. • Knowledge of models and methodologies used for the description and the design of nano systems. • Knowledge of methods and CAD for nanosystems simulations and design. • Knowledge of methods for the integration of nanocircuits with microelectronic circuits • Knowledge of techniques and issues related to the design, fabrication and verification of nanosystems. • Ability to design integration of nanosystems and its co-design with electronic circuits

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

Expected knowledge: - Development of knowledge that extends and/or reinforces the one received from preparatory courses, allowing to develop and/or to apply original ideas and methods to the technological process flow for the production of micro and nanosystems; - Ability to apply the knowledge gained in a research and/or industrial framework, understanding capability and skills in solving problems related to the design and implementation of nano and microsystems, also applied to new technological principles or unfamiliar issues or entered into application contexts broader and more interdisciplinary than the engineering sector (medicine, environmental monitoring, food, ...); - Ability to integrate technical knowledge and to manage the complexity of the design and manufacturing process flow, to evaluate the quality and robustness of a process flow, its implementation and feasibility, choosing the most efficient solutions from the available options; - Ability to communicate in a clear and unambiguous way technical aspects relating to the design and manufacture of nano and microsystems, both in writing and oral form and to both specialists and non-specialists; - Development of self-learning skills to allow the student to continue to learn autonomously new techniques and design methodologies and fabrication techniques for nano and micro and nano systems, not necessarily explained and described during the course. Expected skills - Knowledge of the basic technologies for nanostructures fabrication. - Knowledge of materials and technologies for nano and microsystems. - Ability to apply materials and technologies for the fabrication of nanostructures and nanosystems. - Knowledge of methods and CAD for nanosystems design and simulation. - Ability to design component for nano and microsystems. - Ability to co-design nanosystems and standard electronic circuits.

Nanoelectronic systems

• Elementary physics (elements of structure of matter) • Elements of modern physics • Elements of electronics • Elements of electronic devices . Knowledges on magnetism

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

- Elementary physics (mechanics, thermodynamics, elements of structure of matter). - Elements of electronics. - Deep knowledge of MOS systems and MOSFET devices. - Good knowledge of fabrication processes for ICT technologies. - Modelling of nanoscale devices (2D,1D). - Good knowledge of magnetism

Nanoelectronic systems

• Elementary physics (elements of structure of matter) • Elements of modern physics • Elements of electronics • Elements of electronic devices . Knowledges on magnetism

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

- Elementary physics (mechanics, thermodynamics, elements of structure of matter). - Elements of electronics. - Good knowledge of MOS systems and MOSFET devices. - Good knowledge of fabrication processes for ICT technologies. - Good knowledge of magnetism.

Nanoelectronic systems

- Methods for modeling nanodevices and nanocircuits for the hierarchical design of micro and nano systems. - Simulation, methods for integration and test of nano systems. - Molecular devices: molecular wires, molecular diodes, molecular transistors, molecular sensors. - Silicon based nanowires and nanosensors. - Field Coupled Nanodevices for computation based on molecules, on nanomagnets and single atoms. - Magnetic devices and systems for memory and computation.

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems --------------------------------------------------------- Technology for MOS systems: - Advanced MOS processes; - 3D integration technology; - Heterogeneous integration technology; - Simulation of process workflow for MOS systems. Technologies for nanosystems: - Atomic Layer Deposition; - Atomic Layer Etching; - Techniques for single atoms/molecules manipulation. - Self-Assembly techniques; - Nanoimprinting; - Resistive and 3D memories. Technology for microsystems Nanoelectronic Systems -----------------------------------

Nanoelectronic systems

- Methods for modeling nanodevices and nanocircuits for the hierarchical design of micro and nano systems. - Simulation, methods for integration and test of nano systems. - Molecular devices: molecular wires, molecular diodes, molecular transistors, molecular sensors. - Silicon based nanowires and nanosensors. - Field Coupled Nanodevices for computation based on molecules, on nanomagnets and single atoms. - Magnetic devices and systems for memory and computation. - Carbon Nano Tubes used as interconnects and Field Effect Transistors: technology, models, circuits and applications - Quantum computing and communication: technologies, models and deployment to circuits

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

Technology for MOS systems: - Advanced MOS processes: - FInFET; - Gate All Around FET; - Tunnel FET; - Interconnections; - 3D integration technology; - Heterogeneous integration technology; - Simulation of process workflow for MOS systems. Technologies for nanosystems: - Atomic Layer Deposition; - Atomic Layer Etching; - Techniques for single atoms/molecules manipulation. - Self-Assembly techniques; - Nanoimprinting; - Magnetive Memories; - Resistive and 3D memories. Technology for microsystems

Nanoelectronic systems

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

Nanoelectronic systems

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

Nanoelectronic systems

The course consists both in lectures delivered by slides and using blackboards, and of laboratories aimed at simulating, evaluating and designing single devices and nano systems. The slides and laboratory material will be made available to students on the internet Didactic Portal, and the CAD system and models for the laboratory exercise will be available and usable during the whole semester. The structure of the course involves the study of: - Theory on conduction in 3D, 2D, 1D, 0D systems. - Device structure and impact of technological parameters on the physical behaviour and on conduction for molecular wires, diodes, transistors, sensors, and for silicon based 1D systems. - Modelling of molecular wires, diodes, transistors, sensors and silicon nanowires . - Design of circuits and nanosystems based on molecular devices based on conduction and silicon nanowires. - Theory on field-coupling information transmission at molecular level. - Device structure and impact of technological parameters on the physical behaviour and on field coupling information transmission for field-coupling molecular devices. - Theory on field-coupling information propagation in magnetic devices. - Device structure and impact of technological parameters on the physical behaviour and on filed coupling information for modeling of field-coupling based molecular and magnetic devices. - Desing of circuits and nanosystems based on field-coupling principles. - Magnetic memories organization and design and interfaces to microelectronics circuits. - Resistive memories organization and design and interfaces to microelectronics circuits. Four laboratories on the main topics will also be organized using cad tools for the analysis, modeling and design of nanodevices and nanocircuits.

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems --------------------------------------------------------- The course is organized in theoretical lectures and laboratory exercises. The course topics will be described considering some relevant cases of study: - FinFet/Tunnel Fet; - MEM sensors; - Molecular/Atomic circuits; - Magnetic Hard Drives; - Self-Assembled systems; - Resistive memories. For each of them will be analyzed the technological processes used for the integration in pervasive nanosystems which will be of high added values for many applications. The classes will be ONLY online for the 2020/2021 academic year. The laboratory exercises are instead focus on the simulation of the process workflow for MOS circuits. Finite element simulators able to simulate all fabrication processes used for planar circuits will be used to emulate all fabrication steps of a device. The laboratory can be done online, onsite or partially online and onsite. Nanoelectronic Systems -----------------------------------

Nanoelectronic systems

The course consists both in lectures delivered by slides and using blackboards, and of laboratories aimed at simulating, evaluating and designing single devices and nano systems. The slides and laboratory material will be made available to students on the internet Didactic Portal, and the CAD system and models for the laboratory exercise will be available and usable during the whole semester. The structure of the course involves the study of: - Theory on conduction in 3D, 2D, 1D, 0D systems. - Device structure and impact of technological parameters on the physical behaviour and on conduction for molecular wires, diodes, transistors, sensors, and for silicon based 1D systems. - Modelling of molecular wires, diodes, transistors, sensors and silicon nanowires . - Design of circuits and nanosystems based on molecular devices based on conduction and silicon nanowires. - Theory on field-coupling information transmission at molecular level. - Device structure and impact of technological parameters on the physical behaviour and on field coupling information transmission for field-coupling molecular devices. - Theory on field-coupling information propagation in magnetic devices. - Device structure and impact of technological parameters on the physical behaviour and on filed coupling information for modeling of field-coupling based molecular and magnetic devices. - Desing of circuits and nanosystems based on field-coupling principles. - Magnetic memories organization and design and interfaces to microelectronics circuits. - Resistive memories organization and design and interfaces to microelectronics circuits. - interconnection system and Field effect transistors based on Carbon Nano Tubes and their application in circuits for computation and sensing - basics on recent technologies and devices for quantum computation and quantum communication, modeling and analysis of circuits for QC Four laboratories on the main topics will also be organized using cad tools for the analysis, modeling and design of nanodevices and nanocircuits.

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

The course is organized in theoretical lectures and laboratory exercises. The course topics will be described considering some relevant cases of study: - FinFet/GAA FET/Tunnel Fet; - Molecular/Atomic circuits; - Magnetic Hard Drives; - Self-Assembled systems; - Resistive memories. - MEM sensors; For each of them will be analyzed the technological processes used for the integration in pervasive nanosystems, which will be of high added values for many applications. The laboratory exercises are instead focused on the simulation of the process workflow for MOS circuits. Finite element simulators able to simulate all fabrication processes used for planar circuits will be used to emulate all fabrication steps of a device. There are 5 laboratories, the first one is guided and introduces the tool used. The other four laboratories focuses on the design and fabrication of advanced FET devices. The activity of this four laboratories is organized in such a way that students will have to autonomously design the devices. The classes and the lab will be performed in presence or blended or online, depending on sanitary emergency conditions.

Nanoelectronic systems

The material (slides, scientific papers, material for the lab execution) will be available, and some books will be suggested as integration by the teacher.

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

Lectures notes will be provided to the students by the teachers as an integration to the lessons.

Nanoelectronic systems

The material (slides, scientific papers, material for the lab execution) will be available, and some books will be suggested as integration by the teacher. Books Marc Baldo "Introduction to Nanoelectronics", Supryio Datta "Lessons from Nanoelectronics" Michael Petty "Molecular Electronics, from principle to practice", Whiley

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

The main reference manual book used is the IRDS roadmap, available on the web at https://irds.ieee.org/. The most used sections are: Process Integration Devices and Structures; Interconnects; Assembly; Emerging Research Devices. Lectures notes will be provided to the students by the teachers as an integration to the lessons. No additional books are needed, but for interested readers the following book can be used as support material. Handbook of Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology, Second Edition, Yoshio Nishi, Robert Doering, CRC Press.

Nanoelectronic systems

Modalità di esame: Prova scritta (in aula); Prova orale obbligatoria; Elaborato progettuale in gruppo;

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

Modalità di esame: Prova orale obbligatoria; Elaborato scritto prodotto in gruppo;

Nanoelectronic systems

Exam: Written test; Compulsory oral exam; Group project;

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

Exam: Compulsory oral exam; Group essay;

Nanoelectronic systems

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

Gli studenti e le studentesse con disabilità o con Disturbi Specifici di Apprendimento (DSA), oltre alla segnalazione tramite procedura informatizzata, sono invitati a comunicare anche direttamente al/la docente titolare dell'insegnamento, con un preavviso non inferiore ad una settimana dall'avvio della sessione d'esame, gli strumenti compensativi concordati con l'Unità Special Needs, al fine di permettere al/la docente la declinazione più idonea in riferimento alla specifica tipologia di esame.

Nanoelectronic systems

Exam: Written test; Compulsory oral exam; Group project;

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

Exam: Compulsory oral exam; Group essay;

Nanoelectronic systems

The exam consists in four parts: Laboratory reports: The laboratories will require a report on each subject and will be evaluated for the final exam (20%). Written exam: The written exam will be on the more theoretical and design part and based on specific exercises on the various topics (25%). Oral exam: The oral exam will be on the whole subject (30%). Final Project: The final project will be an extension of one of the laboratories with subjects proposed by the teacher to be elaborated and investigated (25%). Expected learning outcomes: Laboratory reports: - understanding the models of the analysed devices and the impact of parameters on the devices behaviour - capability to use the simulation tools and the design tools and their optimization and relation to the device and circuit characteristcs - skill in the design of small circuits based on the analyzed devices - capability in writing a correct, exhaustive and clear technical report Written exam: - knowledges on the theoretical behavior of the devices and the systems analyzed - understanding of the impact of parameters and of technology on the device behavior - capability to apply the theoretical analysis to practical and numerical examples - knowledge of the technological processes i=mpacting ont the electronics behavior of the devices - capability to design small circuits based on the analyzed devices Oral exam: - knlowledges on the devices and circuits characteristics and parameters and of the analyzed fabrication processes - knowledges of the relations among theory and application for the devices and circuits analyzed - capability to discuss the performance of devices and circuits Final Project: - skill in analyzing the behavior of devices and/or circuits - capability to search and understand new aspects of the subject analyzed no only covered during the lectures, independence in finding solutions to unexpected problems on the devices, the circuits and the adopted tools - creativity in the design and application of the device under analysis - capability to write a complete and extended technical report Exam rules -Laboratory reports: The reports are to be delivered within two weeks from the dalboratory date, are expected to be completed in terms of the answers to the asked questions and exercises, are required to be well presented and connected to the theory analyzed in the lectures; critical thinking will be especially evaluated. Lab reports are evaluated over a maximu score of 30 -Written exam: It consists of two/three open questions that might include also numerical exercise as a part to be completed and the time for the exam is two hours; no reading amterial or books are allowed; maximum score 30 -Oral exam: the exam is based on three to five questions on the whole subject and could include also to apply the theory and practice to new cases and discuss them -Final Project: the project topic will be chosen among a list of possibilities, each related to one of the subjects analyzed in classes and in labs; critical thinking is especially stimulated and in some cases could require to learn and discover new elements and tools; the project will be described with some progressive steps and the student can choose how many steps to take. the maximum evaluation is 30L and will be related to the number of steps, the degree of difficulty, the capability to apply the theory and to go in depth with the analysis as well as the level of creativity and imagination involved. The project should be delivered by the end of the summer exam session.

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

The exam consists in two parts. 1) Laboratory reports: The laboratories will require a report on each subject and will be evaluated for the final exam (25%). 2) Oral exam: The oral exam will be on the whole subject (75%). Exam rules - Laboratory reports: A single report describing all the laboratories must be delivered before the end of January. For each of the four laboratories the report must describe the design of the device complete with all the choices done, how the device was implemented within the simulation environment and the results obtained. Laboatory reports are expected to be complete and well presented and connected to the theory analyzed in the lectures. Critical thinking will be especially evaluated. Laboratory reports are evaluated over a maximum score of 30 Lode. -Oral exam: the exam is based on three to six questions on the whole subject. During the oral exam the students will be evaluated based on the following objectives: - Knowledge of the structure and fabrication of advanced MOS devices; - Knowledge of fabrication processes for beyond CMOS systems; - Knowledge of MEMS technology for sensors; - Knowledge of fabrication processes simulations tools and activities carried on during the laboratories. The oral exam is evaluated over a maximum score of 30 Lode. The final mark will be calculated using a weighted sum of the laboratory and oral part.

In addition to the message sent by the online system, students with disabilities or Specific Learning Disorders (SLD) are invited to directly inform the professor in charge of the course about the special arrangements for the exam that have been agreed with the Special Needs Unit. The professor has to be informed at least one week before the beginning of the examination session in order to provide students with the most suitable arrangements for each specific type of exam.

Nanoelectronic systems

Modalità di esame: Prova orale obbligatoria; Prova scritta su carta con videosorveglianza dei docenti; Elaborato progettuale in gruppo;

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

Modalità di esame: Prova orale obbligatoria; Elaborato progettuale in gruppo;

Nanoelectronic systems

The laboratories will require a report on each subject and will be evaluated for the final exam (20%). The written exam will be on the more theoretical and design part (20%). The oral exam will be on the whole subject (35%). The final project will be an extension of one of the laboratories with subjects proposed by the teacher to be elaborated and investigated (25%).

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems --------------------------------------------------------- The exam will be ONLY oral and online. A laboratory report is requested at the end of the course. The total mark is calculated considering the weighted average between the oral exam (4/5) and the lab report (1/5). Nanoelectronic Systems -----------------------------------

Nanoelectronic systems

Exam: Compulsory oral exam; Paper-based written test with video surveillance of the teaching staff; Group project;

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

Exam: Compulsory oral exam; Group project;

Nanoelectronic systems

The exam consists in four parts: Laboratory reports: The laboratories will require a report on each subject and will be evaluated for the final exam (20%). Written exam: The written exam will be on the more theoretical and design part and based on specific exercises on the various topics (25%). Oral exam: The oral exam will be on the whole subject (30%). Final Project: The final project will be an extension of one of the laboratories with subjects proposed by the teacher to be elaborated and investigated (25%). Expected learning outcomes: Laboratory reports: - understanding the models of the analysed devices and the impact of parameters on the devices behaviour - capability to use the simulation tools and the design tools and their optimization and relation to the device and circuit characteristcs - skill in the design of small circuits based on the analyzed devices - capability in writing a correct, exhaustive and clear technical report Written exam: - knowledges on the theoretical behavior of the devices and the systems analyzed - understanding of the impact of parameters and of technology on the device behavior - capability to apply the theoretical analysis to practical and numerical examples - knowledge of the technological processes i=mpacting ont the electronics behavior of the devices - capability to design small circuits based on the analyzed devices Oral exam: - knlowledges on the devices and circuits characteristics and parameters and of the analyzed fabrication processes - knowledges of the relations among theory and application for the devices and circuits analyzed - capability to discuss the performance of devices and circuits Final Project: - skill in analyzing the behavior of devices and/or circuits - capability to search and understand new aspects of the subject analyzed no only covered during the lectures, independence in finding solutions to unexpected problems on the devices, the circuits and the adopted tools - creativity in the design and application of the device under analysis - capability to write a complete and extended technical report Exam rules -Laboratory reports: The reports are to be delivered within two weeks from the dalboratory date, are expected to be completed in terms of the answers to the asked questions and exercises, are required to be well presented and connected to the theory analyzed in the lectures; critical thinking will be especially evaluated. Lab reports are evaluated over a maximu score of 30 -Written exam: It consists of two/three open questions that might include also numerical exercise as a part to be completed and the time for the exam is two hours; no reading amterial or books are allowed; maximum score 30 -Oral exam: the exam is based on three to five questions on the whole subject and could include also to apply the theory and practice to new cases and discuss them -Final Project: the project topic will be chosen among a list of possibilities, each related to one of the subjects analyzed in classes and in labs; critical thinking is especially stimulated and in some cases could require to learn and discover new elements and tools; the project will be described with some progressive steps and the student can choose how many steps to take. the maximum evaluation is 30L and will be related to the number of steps, the degree of difficulty, the capability to apply the theory and to go in depth with the analysis as well as the level of creativity and imagination involved. The project should be delivered by the end of the summer exam session.

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

The exam will follow the same structure, but the oral part will be done using a videoconference tool.

Nanoelectronic systems

Modalità di esame: Prova scritta (in aula); Prova orale obbligatoria; Prova scritta su carta con videosorveglianza dei docenti; Elaborato progettuale in gruppo;

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

Modalità di esame: Prova orale obbligatoria; Elaborato progettuale in gruppo;

Nanoelectronic systems

The laboratories will require a report on each subject and will be evaluated for the final exam (20%) . The written exam will be on the more theoretical and design part (20%). The oral exam will be on the whole subject (35%). The final project will be an extension of one of the laboratories with subjects proposed by the teacher to be elaborated and investigated (25%).

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

The exam will have the same structure but the oral exam can be done also in person and not exclusively online.

Nanoelectronic systems

Exam: Written test; Compulsory oral exam; Paper-based written test with video surveillance of the teaching staff; Group project;

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

Exam: Compulsory oral exam; Group project;

Nanoelectronic systems

The exam consists in four parts: Laboratory reports: The laboratories will require a report on each subject and will be evaluated for the final exam (20%). Written exam: The written exam will be on the more theoretical and design part and based on specific exercises on the various topics (25%). Oral exam: The oral exam will be on the whole subject (30%). Final Project: The final project will be an extension of one of the laboratories with subjects proposed by the teacher to be elaborated and investigated (25%). Expected learning outcomes: Laboratory reports: - understanding the models of the analysed devices and the impact of parameters on the devices behaviour - capability to use the simulation tools and the design tools and their optimization and relation to the device and circuit characteristcs - skill in the design of small circuits based on the analyzed devices - capability in writing a correct, exhaustive and clear technical report Written exam: - knowledges on the theoretical behavior of the devices and the systems analyzed - understanding of the impact of parameters and of technology on the device behavior - capability to apply the theoretical analysis to practical and numerical examples - knowledge of the technological processes i=mpacting ont the electronics behavior of the devices - capability to design small circuits based on the analyzed devices Oral exam: - knlowledges on the devices and circuits characteristics and parameters and of the analyzed fabrication processes - knowledges of the relations among theory and application for the devices and circuits analyzed - capability to discuss the performance of devices and circuits Final Project: - skill in analyzing the behavior of devices and/or circuits - capability to search and understand new aspects of the subject analyzed no only covered during the lectures, independence in finding solutions to unexpected problems on the devices, the circuits and the adopted tools - creativity in the design and application of the device under analysis - capability to write a complete and extended technical report Exam rules -Laboratory reports: The reports are to be delivered within two weeks from the dalboratory date, are expected to be completed in terms of the answers to the asked questions and exercises, are required to be well presented and connected to the theory analyzed in the lectures; critical thinking will be especially evaluated. Lab reports are evaluated over a maximu score of 30 -Written exam: It consists of two/three open questions that might include also numerical exercise as a part to be completed and the time for the exam is two hours; no reading amterial or books are allowed; maximum score 30 -Oral exam: the exam is based on three to five questions on the whole subject and could include also to apply the theory and practice to new cases and discuss them -Final Project: the project topic will be chosen among a list of possibilities, each related to one of the subjects analyzed in classes and in labs; critical thinking is especially stimulated and in some cases could require to learn and discover new elements and tools; the project will be described with some progressive steps and the student can choose how many steps to take. the maximum evaluation is 30L and will be related to the number of steps, the degree of difficulty, the capability to apply the theory and to go in depth with the analysis as well as the level of creativity and imagination involved. The project should be delivered by the end of the summer exam session.

Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems & Nanoelectronic Systems (Technology for Nanoelectronic Systems)

The exam will follow the same structure, but the oral part will be done using a videoconference tool for people that cannot attend the exam in presence.

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