Nanoelectronics

Technology Map Detailed Contents June 2016

Importance of the Technology

The Technology in Brief

  • Nanoelectronic Materials
    • Inorganic Semiconductors
    • Metals and Dielectrics
    • Organic Electronic Materials
    • Nanoparticles and Nanoparticle Inks
    • Carbon Nanotubes
    • Graphene
    • Other Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials
    • Molecular Nanoelectronic Materials
    • Functional Substrates
  • Fabrication Techniques
    • Epitaxy
    • Lithography
    • Nanoimprint Lithography
    • Nanoparticle Manufacture
    • Printing Techniques
    • Rapid Curing Techniques
  • Other Atomic- and Molecular-Manufacturing Processes
    • Self-Assembly Techniques
    • Scanning-Probe Microscopy
    • Langmuir-Blodgett Technique
    • Molecular Machines
  • Nanoelectronic Building Blocks, Structures, and Devices
    • Solid-State Quantum-Effect Nanostructures
    • Hybrid Nanoelectronic Devices
  • The ITRS and CMOS Scaling

Commercial Development Parameters

  • Demand Factors
    • Energy Demand
    • Pervasive Computing
    • Rising Fab Costs
  • General Constraints
    • Long Time to Market
    • Installed Base of Conventional Manufacturing
  • Synergistic Technologies
    • Analysis and Inspection Tools
    • Biotech/Pharmaceutical Development
    • Current IC Processing
    • MEMS
  • Competing Technologies
    • MEMS
    • Conventional Electronics Downscaling
  • Required Resources
    • Long-Term Research Funding
    • Industry Consortia and Access to Expertise
    • Regional Development Initiatives
  • Regulatory Factors
    • Health and Environmental Legislation for Nanoparticles
    • Ethical and Social Approval

Areas to Monitor

  • Regulatory Factors
  • Packaging and Integration Technologies
  • ITRS Roadmap
  • Design Tools
  • Alternative Energy
  • IT Demand
  • Climate Change
  • Computing and Security
  • Social Response
  • Energy-Storage Performance and Costs
  • Manufacturing Methods And Costs
  • Replicators

Implications of Commercialization

  • Tailored Monolithic Photonic and Electronic Components
  • Ultra-Low-Power Devices
  • Pervasive Computing
  • Sensor Particles
  • Health-care Monitoring, Diagnosis, and Therapeutics
  • Defense and Aerospace
  • Implications by Sector

Opportunities

  • Hard-Disk-Drive Storage
    • Industry Structure
    • Opportunities
  • Memory ICs
    • PRAM
    • MRAM and Spin-Transfer-Torque Memory
  • CNT/Graphene Interconnects
  • Fuel Cells
  • Batteries
    • Industry Structure
    • Opportunities
  • Printed Batteries
  • Ultracapacitors
    • Industry Structure
    • Opportunities
  • Thermoelectrics
  • Quantum Dots for Biomedical Labeling
    • Industry Structure
    • Opportunities
  • Solar Cells
    • Industry Structure
    • Opportunities
    • CIGS Solar Cells
    • Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells and Perovskite Solar Cells
    • Organic and Metal-Organic-Framework Solar Cells
  • QD LEDs and LED Lighting
  • Sensors
    • Nanoparticle-Based Gas Sensors
    • Magnetic-Field Sensors and Spin Valves
    • Microcantilever/Nanocantilever Sensors
  • Transparent Electrodes
  • Printed Metallic Electrodes
  • Telecom Components
  • Single-Photon Emitters and Quantum Cryptography
    • Industry Structure
    • Opportunities
  • Quantum Computing
  • Object Identification
    • Industry Structure
    • Opportunities

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