EN2912C - Fall '08: Future Directions in Computing
Please make sure to submit your paper summaries before the due date day, and make sure to submit your HWs through this link.
General Guidlines for your paper. Please make sure that you carry out the following mental tasks when you review the papers.
- Understand the main motivation, context and goals of the paper;
- Understand the research "components" that are described in the paper;
- Understand the experimental methodology carried on the paper;
- Criticize the paper thoroughly. For example, you should ask yourself many questions, including possibly the following:
- Are the main goals of the paper the right ones to seek?
- Should we seek other goals (more general or specific)?
- Are there any better techniques to achieve the same goals?
- Can the proposed techniques in the paper be generalized or applied to other problems?
- Did the author assume or forget some assumptions that can impact their work?
- Are the experimental results significant and possible to duplicate?
- How can this paper be of benefit in a real-life application-driven setting?
- [Assigned P01] Tu Sept 16 Maintaining the benefits of CMOS scaling when scaling bogs down, E. Nowak, IBM J. R&D'02, p.169.
- [Assigned P02] Th Sept 18 Limits on Silicon Nanoelectoronics for Terascale Integration, Meindl, Science Vol 293, p. 2044.
- [Assigned P03] Tu Sept 23 Ultimate Physical Limits to Computation, Lloyd, Nature 406, 1047-1054, 2000.
- [Assigned P04] Tu Sept 23 End of Moore's Law: Thermal (Noise) Death of Integration in Micro and Nano Electronics, Kish, Physics Letters A 305 (2002) 144-49.
- [Assigned P05] Th Sept 25 Irreversibility and Heat Generation in the Computing Process, Landauer, IBM Journal, 1961, 183-191.
- [Assigned P06] Th Sept 25 Logical Reversibility of Computation, Bennett, IBM Journal, 1973, 525-532.
- [Assigned P07] Tu Sept 30 The Thermodynamics of Computation - A Review, Bennett, Intl. Journal of Theoretical Physics, Vol 12, No 12, 1982.
- [Assigned P08] Tu Sept 30 The Fundamental Physical Limits of Computation, Bennett, Sci American, 1985, 48-56.
- [Optional] Asymptotically zero energy split-level charge recovery logic, Younis, In International Workshop on Low Power Design, 1994.
- [Assigned P09] Tu Oct 7 Nanotubes for Electronics, P. Avouris, Scientific American, 2000, pp. 62 - 69.
- [Assigned P10] Tu Oct 7 Carbon Nanotube Field-Effect Transistors and Logic Circuits, Design Automation Conference, 94 - 98.
- [Assigned P11] Th Oct 9 Electric Field Effect in Atomically Thin Carbon Films, Science, Vol. 306. no. 5696, pp. 666 - 669.
- [Reading P12] Th Oct 9 The Rise of Graphene Nature Materials, 2007, 6, 183 - 191.
- [Assigned P13] Tu Oct 14 Nanoelectronic and Nanophotonic Interconnect, Beausoleil et al., Proceedings of the IEEE, pp.230-247, 2008.
- [Assigned P14] Th Oct 16 Three-dimensional Integrated Circuits, Topol et al, IBM J. Res. & Dev. pp 491 - 506, 2006
- [Assigned P15] Tu Oct 21 Digital Logic Gate Using Quantum-Dot Cellular Automata, Amblani et al, Science. & pp 289 - 291, 1999.
- [Assigned P16] Th Oct 23 Spintronics: A Spin-Based Electronics Vision for the Future, Wolf et al, Science. & pp. 1488 - 1495, 2001.
- [Assigned P17] Tu Dec 2 Molecular Computation of Solutions to Combinatorial Problems, A. Adleman, Science. & pp. 1021 - 1024, 1994.
- [Assigned P18] Th Dec 4 Universal Computation via Self-assembly of DNA: Some Theory and Experiments.
, E. Winfree et al., DNA Based Computers. & pp. 191 - 213, 1998.
- [Assigned P19] Tu Dec 9 Enzyme-Free Nucleic Acid Logic Circuits , Seeling et al., Science, Vol. 314(5805) & pp. 1585 - 1588, 2006.
- [Optional] Design and self-assembly of two-dimensional DNA crystals , Winfree et al, 1998, Nature, Vol. 394(6693) & pp. 539 - 544.
- [Optional] Folding DNA to create nanoscale shapes and patterns , PWK Rothemund, 2006, Nature, Vol. 440(6693) & pp. 297 - 302.