Circuit Models of Nano-Devices

Microelectronics and the newly emerging nanotechnology enable engineers to build machines with macroscopic input and output access, and at the same time composed of not only microscale but also nanoscale components as well. It has been shown that when elementary components are contacted with macroscopic metal electrodes, traditional linear and nonlinear circuits can be used to model the behaviour of the nanoscale system.

The validity of classical circuit models has been extended to machines composed of classically coupled quantum subsystems, showing the potential of equivalent circuits for modeling and design purposes.

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