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  1. ME 597/PHYS 570: Fundamentals of Atomic Force Microscopy (Fall 2010)

    01 Sep 2010 | Courses | Contributor(s): Ron Reifenberger, Arvind Raman

    Fall 2010A course for students interested in learning the fundamentals underlying Atomic Force Microscopy.

  2. CQT: Concepts of Quantum Transport

    30 Nov 2006 | Courses | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Note: For an expanded version of these lectures see Datta's 2008 NCN@Purdue Summer School presentations onNanoelectronics and the Meaning of Resistance.How does the resistance of a conductor change as we shrink its length all the way down to a few atoms? This is a question that has intrigued...

  3. MSE 376 Nanomaterials

    24 Oct 2006 | Courses | Contributor(s): Mark Hersam

    "Nanomaterials," is an interdisciplinary introduction to processing, structure, and properties of materials at the nanometer length scale. The course will cover recent breakthroughs and assess the impact of this burgeoning field. Specific nanofabrication topics include epitaxy, beam...

  4. Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics (Fall 2004)

    01 Sep 2004 | Courses | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta, Behtash Behinaein

    Please Note: A newer version of this course is now availableand we would greatly appreciate your feedback regarding the new format and contents.Welcome to the ECE 453 lectures.The development of "nanotechnology" has made it possible to engineer material and devices on a length scale as small as...

  5. Overview of Computational Nanoscience: a UC Berkeley Course

    01 Feb 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Jeffrey C Grossman, Elif Ertekin

    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...

  6. ECE 606: Principles of Semiconductor Devices

    12 Nov 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    In the last 50 years, solid state devices like transistors have evolved from an interesting laboratory experiment to a technology with applications in all aspects of modern life. Making transistors is a complex process that requires unprecedented collaboration among material scientists, solid...

  7. ECE 695s Nanophotonics

    30 Aug 2006 | Courses | Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev

    Welcome to the ECE 695S lectures

    The course will cover nanoscale processes and devices and their applications for manipulating light on the nanoscale. The following topics will be covered:

    • Fundamentals, Maxwell’s equations, light-matter interaction,...

    • BME 695N: Engineering Nanomedical Systems (Fall 2007)

      03 Aug 2007 | Courses | Contributor(s): James Leary

      This course will cover the basic concepts of design of integrated nanomedical systems for diagnostics and therapeutics. Topics to be covered include: why nanomedical approaches are needed, cell targeting strategies, choice of core nanomaterials, technologies for testing composition and structure...

    • ECE 656: Electronic Transport in Semiconductors (Fall 2009)

      26 Aug 2009 | Courses | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

      This course develops a basic understanding of the theory of charge carrier transport in semiconductors and semiconductor devices and an ability to apply it to the anslysis of experiments and devices.

    • ECE 495N: Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics

      28 Aug 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

      Fall 2008This is a newly produced version of the course that wasformerly available.We would greatly appreciate your feedback regarding the new format and contents.Objective:To convey the basic concepts of nanoelectronics to electricalengineering students with no background in quantum mechanics...

    • ECE 612 Nanoscale Transistors (Fall 2006)

      08 Aug 2006 | Courses | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

      Nanoscale Transistors is a five-week online course that develops a unified framework for understanding essential physics of nanoscale transistors, their important applications, and trends and directions. Registration now openPlease Note: An updated version of this course, for Fall 2008, is...

    • Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor (Spring 2004)

      23 May 2006 | Courses | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

      Spring 2004Please Note: A newer version of this course is now available and we would greatly appreciate your feedback regarding the new format and contents.Course Information WebsiteThe development of "nanotechnology" has made it possible to engineer materials and devices on a length scale as...

    • Computational Electronics

      02 Jun 2006 | Courses | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

      Scaling of CMOS devices into the nanometer regime leads to increased processing cost. In this regard, the field of Computational Electronics is becoming more and more important because device simulation offers unique possibility to test hypothetical devices which have not been fabricated yet and...

    • Illinois MATSE 280: Introduction to Engineering Materials

      18 Aug 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Duane Douglas Johnson

      This course introduces you to the materials science and engineering of metals, ceramics, polymers, and electronic materials. Topics include: bonding, crystallography, imperfections, phase diagrams, properties and processing of materials. Case studies are used when appropriate to exemplify the...

    • ECE 612: Nanoscale Transistors (Fall 2008)

      27 Aug 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

          Fall 2008This course examines the device physics of advanced transistors and the process, device, circuit, and systems considerations that enter into the development of new integrated circuit technologies. The course consists of three parts. Part 1 treats silicon MOS and...

    • Nanoelectronics and the Meaning of Resistance

      20 Aug 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

      The purpose of this series of lectures is to introduce the "bottom-up" approach to nanoelectronics using concrete examples. No prior knowledge of quantum mechanics or statistical mechanics is assumed; however, familiarity with matrix algebra will be helpful for some topics.Day 1: What and where...

    • ECE 659 Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor

      27 Jan 2009 | Courses | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

      Spring 2009This is a newly produced version of the course that wasformerly available.We would greatly appreciate your feedback regarding the new format and contents.Traditionally atomistic approaches have been used to model materials in terms of average parameters like the mobility or the...

    • Colloquium on Graphene Physics and Devices

      22 Sep 2009 | Courses | Contributor(s): Joerg Appenzeller, Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom

      This short course introduces students to graphene as a fascinating research topic as well as to develop their skill in problem solving using the tools and techniques of electronics from the bottom up.

    • MSE 582 Transmission Electron Microscopy Skills

      28 Jan 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Eric Stach

      Practical introduction to the operation of transmission electron microscopes. Microscope design and function; imaging and diffraction modes and image content; instrument operation. Required of all students who use the TEM in their research.

    • An Introduction to BioMEMS and Bionanotechnology

      07 Feb 2005 | Courses | Contributor(s): Rashid Bashir

      This lecture series introduces the basic concepts and key topics underlying the interdisciplinary areas of BioMEMS and Bionanotechnology. Advances in this field require the knowledge of polymer processing and soft lithography in addition to knowledge of silicon-inspired fabrication. Since the..., a resource for nanoscience and nanotechnology, is supported by the National Science Foundation and other funding agencies. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.