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Nanomaterials-Based Charge Trapping Memory Devices - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128223420, 9780128223437

Nanomaterials-Based Charge Trapping Memory Devices

1st Edition

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Authors: Ammar Nayfeh Nazek El-Atab
Paperback ISBN: 9780128223420
eBook ISBN: 9780128223437
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 28th May 2020
Page Count: 192
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Table of Contents

  1. Basics of memory devices
    2. Overview of charge trapping memory devices
    3. Materials for future low-power in memory devices
    4. ALD based nano-islands
    5. Laser ablated nanoparticles
    6. Agglomeration-based nanoparticles
    7. Memory devices with ALD based nano-islans
    8. Memory devices with laser ablated nano-particles
    9. Memory devices with agglomeration-based nanoparticles
    10. Scalability of nanomaterials-based memory devices


Rising consumer demand for low power consumption electronics has generated a need for scalable and reliable memory devices with low power consumption. At present, scaling memory devices and lowering their power consumption is becoming more difficult due to unresolved challenges, such as short channel effect, Drain Induced Barrier Lowering (DIBL), and sub-surface punch-through effect, all of which cause high leakage currents. As a result, the introduction of different memory architectures or materials is crucial.

Nanomaterials-based Charge Trapping Memory Devices provides a detailed explanation of memory device operation and an in-depth analysis of the requirements of future scalable and low powered memory devices in terms of new materials properties. The book presents techniques to fabricate nanomaterials with the desired properties. Finally, the book highlights the effect of incorporating such nanomaterials in memory devices.

This book is an important reference for materials scientists and engineers, who are looking to develop low-powered solutions to meet the growing demand for consumer electronic products and devices.

Key Features

  • Explores in depth memory device operation, requirements and challenges
  • Presents fabrication methods and characterization results of new nanomaterials using techniques, including laser ablation of nanoparticles, ALD growth of nano-islands, and agglomeration-based technique of nanoparticles
  • Demonstrates how nanomaterials affect the performance of memory devices


Materials scientists, energy engineers


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Ammar Nayfeh

Nazek El-Atab