doi: 10.1685/2010CAIM529

Thermal and electrical modeling of sub-micron silicon devices

Vincenza Di Stefano, Orazio Muscato


In this paper an Extended Hydrodynamic Model for the coupled system formed by electrons and phonons has been formulated, in which the problem of the closure for the high-order moments is solved by means of the Maximum Entropy Principle of extended thermodynamics. All the production terms are considered without any approximation.

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Communications in Applied and Industrial Mathematics
ISSN: 2038-0909