1. Introduction 2. Current state of the art in modeling heating effects in nanoscale devices. 3. Phonon Monte Carlo simulation 4. Summary
Katerina Raleva, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies Katerina Raleva is currently an Associate Professor of Electronics at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies (FIET), Skopje, Macedonia. Her research interests include, semiconductor physics, semiconductor device modeling and modelling devices on a circuit level. She has published more than 80 scientific publications in scientific journals and conference proceedings and several book chapters. Abdul Rawoof Shaik is currently pursuing a PhD at Arizona State University working on modelling defect migration in cadmium telluride solar cells. He has co-authored four conference papers and two book chapters about thermal modelling of nanoscale devices during his master's thesis work. Dragica Vasileska is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Arizona State University. She is a Senior Member of both IEEE and APS and has published more than 180 publications in journals, over 200 conference proceedings refereed papers, dozens of book chapters, and is co-author of two books. She received the 1998 NSF Career Award. Stephen M. Goodnick is the Director of the Arizona Initiative for Nano-Electronics. He served as Chair and Professor of Electrical Engineering with Arizona State University from 1996 to 2005. He has published over 400 journal articles, books, book chapters, and conference proceedings and is a Fellow of IEEE (2004) for contributions to carrier transport fundamentals and semiconductor devices.