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  1. Melting point simulation using OpenKIM

    22 Mar 2019 | Contributor(s): Martin Hunt, Alejandro Strachan

    Computes melting point using a coexistence technique using interatomic potentials from OpenKIM

  2. nanoMFG Node: Workshop on Data Science Enabled Advanced in Nanomanufacturing (DSEAN) - Feb 2019

    21 Mar 2019 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Elif Ertekin, Kimani Toussaint, Elif Ertekin, Chenhui Shao, Placid M. Ferreira, Narayan Aluru

    The first 1st NSF nanomanufacturing (nanoMFG) node workshop on data-science enabled advances in nanomanufacturing took place at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on February 26-27, 2019.  Workshop participants explored the potential opportunities for an emerging...

  3. Energy Transport in Bi-Te-Se Topological Insulators

    21 Mar 2019 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Shouyuan Huang, Vasudevan Iyer, Xianfan Xu

    Topological insulators (TIs) are a new phase of material that allows metallic conducting electrons at its surface while the bulk is insulating. Besides, the topological surface electrons’ spin orientation is always locked perpendicular to its moving direction, called...

  4. Calibration using DAKOTA

    21 Mar 2019 | Tools | Contributor(s): Saaketh Desai, Alejandro Strachan

    Uses DAKOTA to perform deterministic and Bayesian calibration

  5. Introduction to the NSF Nanomanufacturing Node

    20 Mar 2019 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kimani C Toussaint

  6. A Gate-Level Approach To Compiling for Quantum Computers

    20 Mar 2019 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Henry G. Dietz

    This talk will briefly present a computer engineer's view of quantum computing, overview our approach, describe the current state of the prototype compiler, and suggest some ways in which compiler automatic parallelization technology might be extended to allow ordinary programs to take...

  7. Stokes Flow Past a Fluid Sphere

    20 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Adam Powell

    The solution to the Stokes flow equations for viscous flow past a viscous sphere, which in the limiting cases of zero and infinite interior viscosity gives the drag force on bubbles and solid spheres respectively.

  8. Dimensional Analysis for Dummies

    20 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials

    Derivation of the error function solution to the diffusion equation, and description of the point source in 1-, 2- and 3-dimensions..

  9. Application of Integral Analysis to Semi-infinite Diffusion Couple

    20 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials

    Apply integral analysis to semi-infinite diffusion couple.

  10. Argon Quenching of Ni-based Alloy Cylindrical Bars

    20 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials

    Calculate radiation viewfactors and power transferred between various parts of an zirconia physical vapor deposition chamber.

  11. A Heat Transfer Calculation

    20 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Adam Powell

    Outline the steps required to calculate the temperature at the interface between a stationary solid and a fluid flowing past it.

  12. Jupyter Examples

    19 Mar 2019 | Tools | Contributor(s): Martin Hunt

    Users Manual and Examples for Jupyter

  13. Signatures of Nontrivial Topology in Weyl Semimetals and Fe-Based Superconductors

    13 Mar 2019 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kenneth S. Burch

    In this talk I will outline our recent efforts to reveal non-trivial topology with nonlinear optics and tunneling spectroscopy. First I will focus on our efforts to use nonlinear optics to measure the Berry connection in the Weyl semimetal TaAs. Specifically using new FIB fabricated mesoscopic...

  14. Energy Assurance with Renewable Generation

    13 Mar 2019 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joydeep Mitra

    This talk will discuss the most significant factors affecting energy assurance in the presence of renewable generation. It will investigate the use of energy storage to mitigate some of the challenges. It will discuss reliability metrics and targets, and a method for quantifying the notion of...

  15. Sample Preparation for Powder X-ray Diffraction

    13 Mar 2019 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nicole Wonderling

  16. Fundamentals of Metrology and Characterization for Nanotechnology

    13 Mar 2019 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Diane Hickey-Davis

    Outline:How do we see what we can’t see?Five common nanotech instrumentsFor each, I’ll cover:What it doesHow it worksWhere it’s used in IndustryWhat subjects you can teach with itWhat skills your students can learn from it

  17. Ethics and Integrity in Research

    08 Mar 2019 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jay P. Gore, Peter Meckl

    In this presentation, we will motivate the importance of doing research with integrity. We will discuss what it takes to make ethical decisions and work through several case studies that exemplify the types of issues that may arise.

  18. Bandstructure Effects in Nano Devices With NEMO: from Basic Physics to Real Devices and to Global Impact on

    08 Mar 2019 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    This presentation will intuitively describe how bandstructure is modified at the nanometer scale and what some of the consequences are on the device performance.

  19. Literature transcriptomics review and data of Nanoparticle Induced Cellular Outcomes

    07 Mar 2019 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Irini Furxhi

    Data from in vitro differential gene expression analysis studies were gathered from peer-reviewed scientific literature. The studies gathered had a considerably variety of different human cell models including both primary cells and immortalized cell lines which exhibit varying...

  20. Extracting Hidden Three-Dimensional Information from Your Fluorescence Microscope

    06 Mar 2019 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mikael Backlund

    Here I will focus on two studies that demonstrate this concept. First I will discuss the fundamental limits associated with determining the three-dimensional position of a fluorescent emitter, with insights provided by quantum parameter estimation theory. Second I will show how nitrogen-vacancy...