Publications

2017

Phonon Conduction in Silicon Nanobeam Labyrinths

W. Park, G. Romano, E. C. Ahn, T. Kodama, J. Park, M. T Barako, J. Sohn, S. J. Kim, J. Cho, A. M. Marconnet, M. Asheghi, A. M. Kolpak, K. E Goodson

Scientific Reports 7.1 (2017): 6233.

Diffusive Phonons in Nongray Nanostructures

G. Romano and Alexie M Kolpak

https://arxiv.org/abs/1709.10199


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Thermal Anisotropy Enhanced by Phonon Size Effects in Nanoporous Materials

G. Romano and A. M. Kolpak.

Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 093104

2016

Temperature-dependent thermal conductivity in silicon nanostructured materials studied by the Boltzmann transport equation

G. Romano, K. Esfarjani, D. A. Strubbe, D. Broido, and A. M. Kolpak

Physical Review B, 93, 035408

Single-molecule electronics: Cooling individual vibrational modes by the tunneling current

J. Lykkebo, G. Romano, A. Gagliardi, A. Pecchia, and G. C. Solomon

The Journal of Chemical Physics, 144, 114310

2015

Heat Conduction in Nanostructured Materials Predicted by Phonon Bulk Mean Free Path Distribution

G. Romano and J. C. Grossman

Journal of Heat Transfer, 137(7), 071302

Simulating Nanoscale Heat Transport

G. Romano , J.-P. M. Peraud, and J. C. Grossman

Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology


2014

Toward phonon-boundary engineering in nanoporous materials

G. Romano and J. C. Grossman

Applied Physics Letters, 105,033116

2012

Mesoscale modeling of phononic thermal conductivity of porous Si: interplay between porosity, morphology and surface roughness

G. Romano, A. Di Carlo and J. C. Grossman

Journal of Computational Electronics, 11, 8

2011

Multiscale Electrothermal Modeling of Nanostructured Devices

G. Romano and A. Di Carlo

IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology 10, 1285

Piezoelectric potential in vertically aligned nanowires for high output nanogenerators

G. Romano, G. Mantini, A. Di Carlo1, A. D'Amico, C. Falconi and Z. L. Wang

Nanotechnology 22, 465401

  • Among the top 10% downloaded articles of all IOP journals for Oct-Nov 2011.
  • "Short nanogenerators may be good enough” Nanowebtech Lab Talk, Oct. 26

The Multiscale Paradigm in Electronic Device Simulation

M. Auf der Maur, G. Penazzi, G. Romano, F. Sacconi, A. Pecchia, A. Di Carlo

IEEE Transactions on electron devices 58, 1425

2010

Simulation of Inelastic Scattering in Molecular Junctions: Application to Inelastic Electron Tunneling Spectroscopy and Dissipation Effects

A. Gagliardi, G. Romano, A. Pecchia and A. Di Carlo

Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience 7, 2512

Concurrent multiscale simulation of electronic devices

M. Auf der Maur, F. Sacconi, G. Penazzi, G. Romano, M. Povolotskyi, A. Pecchia and A. Di Carlo

Journal of computational electronics 9, 262.


Heating and cooling mechanisms in single-molecule junctions

G. Romano, A. Gagliardi, A. Pecchia, and A. Di Carlo

Physical Review B 81, 115438

  • Highlighted in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology 21(14), 22 March 2010.

2009

Coupling atomistic and finite element approaches for the simulation of optoelectronic devices

M. A. der Maur, F. Sacconi, G. Penazzi, M. Povolotskyi, G. Romano, A. Pecchia, and A. Di Carlo,

Optical and quantum electronics, 41, 671.

2008

Tibercad: Towards multiscale simulation of optoelectronic devices

M. A. der Maur, M. Povolotskyi, F. Sacconi, A. Pecchia, G. Romano, and G. Penazzi.

Optical and quantum electronics, 40, 1077

Electron–phonon scattering in molecular electronics: From inelastic electron tunnelling spectroscopy to heating effects

A. Gagliardi, G. Romano, A. Pecchia, A. Di Carlo, T. Frauenheim, and T. A. Niehaus,

New Journal of Physics, 10 (6), 065020, 2008.

Resonant electron heating and molecular phonon cooling in single c60 junctions

G. Schulze, K. J. Franke, A. Gagliardi, G. Romano, C. S. Lin, A. L. Rosa, T. A. Niehaus, T. Frauenheim, A. Di Carlo, and A. Pecchia

Physics Review Letter, 100, 136801

2007

Theory of heat dissipation in molecular electronics

A. Pecchia, G. Romano, and A. Di Carlo

Physical Review B, 75, 035401, 2007

  • Highlighted in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology 15 (2), 2 January 2007.

Coupling of molecular vibrons with contact phonon reservoirs

G. Romano, A. Pecchia, and A. Di Carlo,

Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 19, 215207

Heat dissipation and nonequilibrium phonon distributions

A. Pecchia, G. Romano, A. Gagliardi, T. Frauenheim, and A. Di Carlo

Journal of Computational Electronics, 6, 335

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