This table provides information about both the lecture (L) and recitation (R) sessions.

Part I: The Quantum Particle
L1 The motivation for nanoelectronics, device scaling  
L2 Review of waves, phase and interference, wavefunctions  
L3 Wavepackets and operators  

6.701: Fourier transforms

6.719: Wavepacket propagation

L4 Momentum, energy and the uncertainty principle  
L5 Schrödinger equation, particle in a box Homework 1 due

6.701: Bra and ket notation

6.719: Dispersion relations

L6 Piecewise potentials, tunneling  
Part II: The Quantum Particle in a Box
L7 Fermi statistics, current, metals and insulators Homework 2 due

6.701: Definition of group velocity and dispersion relation

6.719: Fermi statistics

L8 Density of states, periodic boundary conditions  
L9 Density of states in 0-d to 3-d structures Homework 3 due

6.701: Review of densities of states (DOS)

6.719: Review DOS, DOS in disordered materials

Part III: Two Terminal Quantum Dot Devices
L10 Equilibrium in two terminal molecular devices  
L11 Capacitance models of electrostatics Homework 4 due

6.701: Capacitors

6.719: Small signal models of metal-molecule junctions

L12 Current flow under bias in two terminal molecular devices  
L13 Charging Homework 5 due
R6 Numerical methods for self-consistent IV calculations  
Part IV: Two Terminal Quantum Wire Devices
L14 Current flow in quantum wires, the quantum limit of conductance  
L15 Landauer theory Homework 6 due
R7 Midterm (covering Parts I-III)  
L16 Ohm's law and the Drude model Simulation project part 1 due
Part V: Field Effect Transistors
L17 Field effect transistors (FETs) Homework 7 due
R8 Review of three terminal device electrostatics  
L18 Ballistic quantum wire FETs  
L19 Conventional MOSFETs Homework 8 due
R9 Review ballistic FETs Simulation project part 2 due
Part VI: Fundamental Limits in Computation
L20 CMOS, power delay product and scaling Homework 9 due
R10 Review of CMOS  
L21 Thermodynamic limits and reversible computing  
Part VII: The Energy Structure of Materials
L22 Hybrid orbitals, introduction to tight binding Homework 10 due

6.701: Tight binding definitions

6.719: Hydrogen atom

L23 Examples of tight binding calculations  
L24 Periodic materials, Bloch functions Homework 11 due
R12 Semiconductors and insulators 6.719: Spin report due
L25 Tight binding in periodic materials  
L26 Carbon nanotubes