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Time-domain finite-difference based analysis of induced crosstalk in multiwall carbon nanotube interconnects
Author(s): Amit Kumar; Vikas Nehra; Brajesh Kumar Kaushik
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Paper Abstract

Graphene rolled-up cylindrical sheets i.e. carbon nanotubes (CNTs) is one of the finest and emerging research area. This paper presents the investigation of induced crosstalk in coupled on-chip multiwalled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) interconnects using finite-difference analysis (FDA) in time-domain i.e. the finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method. The exceptional properties of versatile MWCNTs profess their candidacy to replace conventional on-chip copper interconnects. Time delay and crosstalk noise have been evaluated for coupled on-chip MWCNT interconnects. With a decrease in CNT length, the obtained results for an MWCNT shows that transmission performance improves as the number of shells increases. It has been observed that the obtained results using the finite-difference time domain (FDTD) technique shows a very close match with the HSPICE simulated results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 August 2017
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 10354, Nanoengineering: Fabrication, Properties, Optics, and Devices XIV, 103540Q (31 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2273816
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Amit Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (India)
Vikas Nehra, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (India)
Brajesh Kumar Kaushik, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10354:
Nanoengineering: Fabrication, Properties, Optics, and Devices XIV
Eva M. Campo; Elizabeth A. Dobisz; Louay A. Eldada, Editor(s)

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