This nanotechnology course explains the fundamentals of nanoelectronics and mesoscopic physics.

Second in a two part series, this nanotechnology course provides an introduction to more advanced…

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Simulate Electron transport in Single-walled carbon nanotubes using an upwinding discretization of the Boltzmann transport equation in the relaxation time approximation.

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A five-week course on the basic physics that govern materials at atomic scales.

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Nanomaterial Registry data explorer

When asked, "can we provide a different kind of navigation scheme for Nano EHS data?" The IDENT explorer is what we came up with.  Give it a try.

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Scanning Probe Microscopes and their remarkable ability to provide three-dimensional maps of surfaces at the nanometer length scale have arguably been the most important tool in establishing the world-wide emergence of Nanotechnology. In this talk, the fundamental ideas behind the first scanning probe microscope – the Scanning Tunneling Microscope (STM) – will be reviewed. By controlling quantum mechanical electron tunneling, an exquisitely sensitive probe can be built to measure height variations above a surface at the picometer (10 -12 m) level. Some of the historically important problems solved by STMs will be discussed and a few of the important design principles required to build an STM will also be outlined.

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HDL and netlist processing

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Basic Concepts presents key concepts in nanoelectronics and mesoscopic physics and relates them to the traditional view of electron flow in solids.

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mosfet simulation tool

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Learn the underlying engineering principles used to detect small molecules, DNA, proteins, and cells in the context of applications in diagnostic testing, pharmaceutical research, and environmental monitoring. Biosensor approaches including electrochemistry, fluorescence, acoustics, and optics will be taught. The course also teaches aspects of selective surface chemistry, including methods for biomolecule attachment to transducer surfaces. Students will learn how biosensor performance is …

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Nanoelectronics - AFM, STM, SEM, TEM, SPM, XPS

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By completing the OMEN Nanowire Lab, users will be able to understand a) the operation of nanowire FETs, b) the effect of bandstructure on the carrier transport in nanowire FETs, and c) the effect of geometry of nanowire on the drain current characteristics in nanowire FETs The specific objectives of the OMEN Nanowire Lab are:

Recommended Reading

Users who are new to the concept of nanowire FETs and the simulation methods that are useful for understanding their characteristics should consult the following resources: Mark Lundstrom, Nanoscale Transistors for a basic understanding on MOS transistors. Joerg Appenzeller, What Promises do Nanotubes and Nanowires Hold for Future Nanoelectronics Applications? One-dimensional Materials Monica Taba, Investigation of the Electrical Characteristics of Triple-Gate FinFETs and Silicon-Nanowire FETs Mark Lundstrom and Jing Guo. (2009). Nanoscale Transistors: Device Physics, Modeling and Simulation. New York: Springer. (See especially chapter 5) Saumitra R. Mehrotra, et al., Threshold voltage Mark Lundstrom, Subthreshold conduction Demo Video Demo First Time User Guide Supporting Document – Limitation of the Tool at Large Gate Voltage Theoretical Descriptions Mathieu Luisier, et al., Atomistic simulation of nanowires in the sp3d5s* tight-binding formalism: From boundary conditions to strain calculations, Physical Review B 74, 205323, 2006 Mathieu Luisier, Quantum transport beyond the effective mass approximation, ph.D. thesis, ETH, 2007 Mathieu Luisier, Quantum Transport for Nanostructures Dragica Vasileska, et al., Tight-Binding Bandstructure Calculation Method Tool Verification Benchmarking Top-of-the-Barrier Model by Abhijeet et al. Examples First time user guide slide 15-18 Homework OMEN Nanowire Homework Problems Solutions to Exercises Solutions to exercises are provided only to instructors! Evaluation OMEN Nanowire Test Problems Challenge

Users are challenged to integrate what they have learned about OMEN Nanowire Lab in the following module: solve the challenge

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Experiments with the Bubble Model of a Metal Structure

This video discusses crystal defects (voids, dislocations, stress concentrations) on a closed packed plane using a bubble model described in the 1947 paper in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London.

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This course will provide students with the fundamentals of computational problem-solving techniques that are used to understand and predict properties of nanoscale systems. Emphasis will be placed on how to use simulations effectively, intelligently, and cohesively to predict properties that occur at the nanoscale for real systems. The course is designed to present a broad overview of computational nanoscience and is therefore suitable for both experimental and theoretical researchers. Specific …

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In this lecture, we continue our discussion of Monte Carlo simulation. Examples from Hard Sphere Monte Carlo simulations based on the Metropolis algorithm and from Grand Canonical Monte Carlo simulations of fullerene growth on spherical surfaces are presented. A discussion of meaningful statistics, result interpretation, and error analysis is presented as well.University of California, Berkeley.

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The purpose of this lecture is to introduce Monte Carlo methods as a form of stochastic simulation. Some introductory examples of Monte Carlo methods are given, and a basic introduction to relevant concepts in statistical mechanics is presented. Students will be introduced to the Metropolis approach to Monte Carlo simulation. Using Metropolis as an example, these lectures also introduce the comcepts of balance and detailed balance, and what “efficient sampling” means.

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This lecture provides and introduction to Quantum Monte Carlo methods. We review the concept of electron correlation and introduce Variational Monte Carlo methods as an approach to going beyond the mean field approximation. We describe briefly the Slater-Jastrow expansion of the wavefunction, and show how we can recover the some of the correlation energy using a variational approach to optimizing this form of the wavefunction.Lucas K. Wagner University of California, Berkeley

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Nanoparticles cause cancer cells to self-destruct

The researchers have used nanoparticles of iron oxide that have been treated with a special form of magnetism. Once the particles are inside the cancer cells, the cells are exposed to a magnetic field, and the nanoparticles begin to rotate in a way that causes the lysosomes to start destroying the cells.

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