
Symmetry, Dimension,, and Spin: Understanding transpot in 2D 'phosphorene'
03 Mar 2015  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Ian Appelbaum
Despite its low atomic number and inversion symmetry, recent electronic measurements demonstrate that (groupIV) graphene has a greatly disappointing spin lifetime, corroborated by theory showing strong spinflip scattering by flexural (outofplane) phonons. There exists a class of...

nanoHUB Materials Simulation Homework: Engineering the Yield Stress of a Material
26 Feb 2015  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Marisol Koslowski, Tanya Faltens
This homework assignment uses the nanoplasticity lab simulation tool to enable students to explore the competing effects of grain size and grain boundary energy in determining the yield stress of a sample.

Nanotechnology Research at NIOSH
23 Feb 2015  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Chuck L Geraci
The mission of the NIOSH is to generate new knowledge in the field of occupational safety and health and to transfer that knowledge into practice for the betterment of workers. To accomplish this mission, NIOSH conducts scientific research, develops guidance and authoritative recommendations,...

PtD: Prevention through Design
23 Feb 2015  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Jonathan A. Bach
At the heart of the program is reality that following PtD principles will allow engineers, architects, and process designers to design out the sources of workplace injury and illness.

Unit Operations of Nanomanufacturing
23 Feb 2015  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Roger T. Bonnecaze
Presented is an initial list of these unit operations and discuss the needs and opportunities for modeling and simulating them. We also present detailed results for unit operations and simulation tools for: 1) imprint lithography; 2) directed selfassembly of spherical and rectangular particles...

nanoHUBU FA2M From Atoms to Materials: Scientific Overview
21 Feb 2015  Online Presentations

nanoHUBU Scientific Overview's
21 Feb 2015  Series  Contributor(s): Joseph M. Cychosz
The nanoHUBU initiative seeks to bring the new insights and approaches being developed in nanoscience into the traditional fields of engineering and applied science, and to do this in a way that is broadly accessible to students without a long string of prerequisites. For more information on...

nanoHUBU TE Thermal Energy at the Nanoscale: Scientific Overview
21 Feb 2015  Online Presentations

nanoHUBU Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics: Basic Concepts: Scientific Overview
21 Feb 2015  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
Presents key concepts in nanoelectronics and mesoscopic physics and relates them to the traditional view of electron flow in solids.

OnlineSimulation tutorial and assignment: bonding curves in H2 and He2 molecules
21 Feb 2015  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
In this tutorial students will use density functional theory (DFT) calculations using the nanoHUB tool SeqQuest to study bonding in two simple molecules: H2 and He2. The tutorial shows how to compute energy as a function of bond distance and extract the equilibrium bond distance and bond...

OnlineSimulation tutorial and assignment: electronic structure and spin in O2 molecule
21 Feb 2015  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
In this tutorial students will use density functional theory (DFT) calculations using the nanoHUB tool SeqQuest to study the electronic structure and bonding in the O2 molecular. The tutorial shows how to predict the relaxed bond distance in O2 (i.e. minimum energy structure) both for...

OnlineSimulation tutorial and assignment: electronic structure and spin of the O atom
21 Feb 2015  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
In this tutorial students will use density functional theory (DFT) calculations using the nanoHUB tool SeqQuest to study the electronic structure of the oxygen atom. The tutorial shows how to compute energy for the spin 1 (triplet) and spin 0 (singlet) states and analyze the exchange...

Cu in CdTe Lab
22 Oct 2014  Tools  Contributor(s): Da GUO, Dragica Vasileska
1D reaction diffusion simulation of Cu's migration in CdTe solar cells

Spaser in Quantum Regime
12 Feb 2015  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark I Stockman
The spaser have been introduced theoretically and discovered experimentally. We briefly consider quantum theory and latest results on spaser as an ultrafast quantum generator and amplifier of nanoplasmonic fields, ultrabright nanolabel, and highlyefficient nanosensor. We present latest original...

NSAC Ambassadors General Meeting Minutes
11 Feb 2015  Papers  Contributor(s): nsac nsac

Electron transport and inelastic electron tunneling spectroscopy of porphyrin in a molecular junction
11 Feb 2015  Presentation Materials  Contributor(s): Teresa Esposito, Kim M. Lewis, Alexandra Krawictz, Peter H. Dinolfo
Organometallic molecules, such as porphyrin, are being investigated as circuit elements for organic electronics. Porphyrins are highly conjugated aromatic molecules that have shown electronic properties that exhibit high and low conductance states. These conductance states may be related to...

A Graphene nanoribbon Feldeffect transistor Modeling
11 Feb 2015  Downloads  Contributor(s): Mohamed Zakarya Rashed
We present an analytical device model for a fieldeffect transistor based on a heterostructure which consists of an array of nanoribbons clad between the highly conducting substrate (the back gate) and the top gate controlling the sourcedrain current. The equations of the model of a graphene...

IIIV Strain Compensation Calculator
08 Feb 2015  Tools  Contributor(s): Stephen Polly, Alex J Grede
Calculate required thickness of strain compensation for quantum dots or quantum wells in the IIIV material system.

Introduction to nanoHUB Project for ENGR 132
10 Feb 2015  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Krishna Madhavan
This presentation introduces ENGR 132 students to nanoHUB. It also lays out the basic requirements for the ENGR 132 project (Spring 2015). The presentation includes a basic explanation of what a mathematical model is and its connection to a simulation.

NSAC Fall 2014 Report
09 Feb 2015  Papers  Contributor(s): nsac nsac