The COMputational nanoelectronICS (COMICS) research group is part of the Nanoelectronic Department at the Center for Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies (C2N), a laboratory jointly operated by the CNRS and universite Paris-Saclay, and located on the Paris-Saclay campus at Palaiseau.
- Physics of nanodevices: out-of-equilibrium transport, quantum effects…
- Development of modelling tools: particle Monte Carlo simulator, band structures, atomistic Non Equilibrium Gree Function simulator
- New device concepts
- Materials modelling: structural, electronic, optical and transport properties of nanostructures via first principles or semi-empirical methods;
- Anharmonic phonon-phonon interactions;
Main research topics
Contact: Marco Pala
Keywords: Simulation, Monte Carlo, Non-Equilibrium Green’s Functions (NEGF), Density Functional Theory (DFT), nanoelectronics, thermoelectrics, graphene, Wigner, Boltzmann, MOS, transistor, steep slope devices, single-photon avalanche diode (SPAD), resonant tunneling diode (RTD), quantum transport, electrons, phonons, charge-density waves (CDW).