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Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 6: Basics of Transport in Nanostructures

By Wen-Mei W Hwu1, Omar N Sobh1

1. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Basics of Transport in Nanostructures


  • For Quantum Particles
  • How Fast do they move?
  • Photon Excitation in Materials
  • Surface Plasmons
  • Application: Metamaterials
  • Effect of Nanoscale Confinement
  • Internal Energy and Specific Heat
  • Thermal Radiation
  • Internal Energy of Phonons
  • Specific Heat Capacity

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