Computational Nanoscience
Khatun_Mahfuza

Mahfuza Khatun

Professor

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CP 101k  Phone: 765-285-3739  

Center for Computational Nanoscience
Cooper Physical Science Building (CP), room 201
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Research and Other Information

Current Research Interests
Nanoscience: Qunatum-dot Cellular Automata (QCA), Nanoelectronics, and Quantum Transport in Nanoscale Devices.

Areas of Specialization
  • Condensed Matter Theory
  • Statistical Physics
  • Current Publications/Presentations
    I. Sturzu and M. Khatun, "Quantum Statistics for Quantum-dot Cellular Automata," Bulletin of Transilvania University, Brasov, Romania, 10(45) B1, 87 (2003).

    E. Mandell and M. Khatun, "Quasi-Adiabatic Clocking of Quantum-Dot Cellular Automata," J. Appl. Phys. 94, 4116 (2003).

    Ioan Sturzu, Mahfuza Khatun and Melissa Hendrichsen, "Quantum Calculation of the Thermal Effect in Quantum-dot Cellular Automata," Understanding Complex Systems Symposium: Networks, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 17-20, 2004.

    M. Khatun, I. Sturzu, L. Kanuchok and D. Tougaw, "Statistical Study of Thermal Effect in Quantum-dot Cellular Automata," APS March Meeting, Montreal, Canada, March 23-26, Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc. 49, (2004).

    I. Sturzu and M. Khatun, " Quantum calculation of the QCA response function for non-zero temperatures," Bulletin of the American Society of Ohio Section Spring Meeting, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, April 16-17, 2004.

    M. Khatun, E. Mandell and L. Kanuchok,"Clocking of Quantum-dot Cellular Automata Devices," 2nd International Workshop on Quantum Dots for Quantum Computing and Classical Size Effect Circuits (IWQDQC-2) Bulletin, Page 84, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, August 7-9, (2003).

    M. Khatun, "Quasi–adiabatic Clocking and Thermal Effect in QCA," Kickoff Meeting for the Center for Computational Nanoscience, Ball State University, September 24, (2003).

    Luke Kanuchok and M. Khatun, "Quantum-dot Cellular Automata Clocking," APS March Meeting, Austin, TX, March 3-7, Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc. 48, (2003).

    I. Sturzu, L. Kanuchok,, M. Khatun, and D. Tougaw, "Quantum Statistical Calculations for Thermal Effect in Quantum-Dot Cellular Automata," Ohio American Physical Society Meeting, Cleveland, OH, October 17-18, (2003).

    L. Kanuchok, I. Sturzu and M. Khatun, "Thermal Effect in Quantum-Dot Cellular Automata," Indiana Academy of Science, 119th Annual Meeting, Anderson University, October 17-18, (2003).

    L. Kanuchok and M. Khatun,"Clocking of Quantum-Dot Cellular Automata," Proc. 50th Midwest Solid State Conference and Workshop on Solid State Quantum Computation, Urbana-Champaign, IL,October 18-20, (2002).

    L. Kanuchok, M. Hendrichsen, T. Barclay and M. Khatun, "Quantum-dot Cellular Automata," Student Symposium, Ball State University, March 20, (2002).

    Luke Kanuchok, Travis Barclay and M. Khatun, "Potential Barrier Modulation in QCA," Indiana Academy of Science Fall Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, October 10-11, (2002).

    Grants
    Agency: Indiana 21st Century Research and Technology Fund, Y.S. Joe, M. Khatun, R. Cosby, S. Datta, M. Lundstrom, C. Lent, D. Tougaw, S. Ulloa, G Snider, P. Van patten, and A. Orlov,Center of Excellence in Computational Nanoscience, Amount: $1,510,321, Spring, 2003.

    CERES Research Fellowship, M. Khatun, IP, BSU--"Nanoelectronics: Semiconductor Nanoelectronics and Molecular Wires," Award: ½ academic year load, one Graduate Research Assistant ($10,000) and some travel fund($1022), 2000-2001.

    Agency: BSU(OARSP) M. Khatun, PI, "Electron Transport in Semiconductor Nanodevices and Novel Architecture for nanoelectronics," Summer Grant,$11,483, BSU, Summer 2000.

    Agency: BSU (OARSP) M. Khatun, PI, "Electron Transport in Semiconductor Nanodevices and Novel Architecture for nanoelectronics,"Travel Grant, $524, , 2000-2001.

    Agency: BSU, Indiana Academy of Science, Title: "Electron Transport in Semiconductor Nanodevices and Novel Architecture of Nanoelectronics," PI: M. Khatun, Amount: $2,993, March 15, 1999.

    Agency: BSU, Indiana Academy of Science, Title: "Electron Transport in Semiconductor Nanodevices and Novel Architecture of Nanoelectronics," PI: M. Khatun, Amount: $2,993, March 15, 1999.

    Course Schedule
    • Course
      Course
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      Section
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      Time
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      Days
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    • Course
      Intro Astro: Sol Sys
      No.
      100
      Section
      5
      Section
      1100-1150
      Days
      M W F
      Location
      CP 092
    • Course
      Independent Studies
      No.
      482
      Section
      2
      Section
      0000-0000
      Days
      Location
    • Course
      Classical Mechanics
      No.
      671
      Section
      1
      Section
      1300-1350
      Days
      M W F
      Location
      CP 053
    Center for Computational Nanoscience
    Cooper Physical Science Building (CP), room 201
    Ball State University
    Muncie, IN 47306

    Phone: 765-285-8879