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  1. Learning Module: MEMS Micromachining Overview

    22 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides an overview of three micromachining processes (bulk, surface, LIGA) used for the fabrication of microsystems or MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems).  Activities are provided that contribution to a better understanding of these processes and that encourage...

  2. Learning Module: MEMS Micromachining Overview - Instructor Guides

    22 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides an overview of three micromachining processes (bulk, surface, LIGA) used for the fabrication of microsystems or MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems).  Activities are provided that contribution to a better understanding of these processes and that encourage...

  3. Thrust Coefficient Losses in Additively Manufactured Low Thrust Nozzles

    21 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carl Hartsfield

    AFIT is conducting research to harness the flexibility of Additive Manufacturing (AM), specifically Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) processes to enhance micropropulsionand external surfaces for hypersonic vehicles.  For micropropulsion, the effects of AM surface quality on flow and...

  4. Continued Improvements on the Internal Convective Cooling System of a Notional Hypersonic Vehicle

    21 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carl Hartsfield

    AFIT is conducting research to harness the flexibility of Additive Manufacturing (AM), specifically Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) processes to enhance micropropulsionand external surfaces for hypersonic vehicles.  For micropropulsion, the effects of AM surface quality on flow and...

  5. A Distributed Algorithm for Computing a Common Fixed Point of a Family of Paracontractions

    21 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): A. Stephen Morse

    In this talk a distributed algorithm is described for finding a common fixed point of a family of m paracontractions assuming that such a common fixed point exists. The common fixed point is simultaneously computed by m agents assuming each agent knows only paracontraction, the current estimates...

  6. Quantum Coherent Transport in Atoms & Electrons

    21 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yong P. Chen

    I will discuss some recent experimental examples from my lab studying quantum coherent transport and interferometry in electrons as well as cold atoms.   For example, phase coherent electron transport and interference around a cylinder realized in a nanowire of topological insulator...

  7. Building a Topological Quantum Computer 101

    20 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael Freedman

    Michael Freeman shares his perspective on how we should approach building a quantum computer, starting with the mathematical roots and moving through the physics to concrete engineering and materials growth challenges on which success will hinge. He will then discuss a new, enhanced,...

  8. Novel Plasmonic Materials and Nanodevices for Integrated Quantum Photonics

    19 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mikhail Shalaginov

    This research focuses on color centers in diamond that share quantum properties with single atoms. These systems promise a path for the realization of practical quantum devices such as nanoscale sensors, single-photon sources, and quantum memories. In particular, we explored an intriguing...

  9. Batteries - Challenges and Solutions

    15 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vilas Pol

  10. Making the Most of Your Summer Research Experience

    13 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Janelle P Wharry

  11. Multiscale Modelling of Nanoparticle Suspensions

    12 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pietro Asinari

    In the present work a multiscale modelling approach is implemented to relate the nanoscale phenomena to the macroscopic bulk properties of nano-suspensions. Specifically, Molecular Dynamics (MD) simulations and Brownian Dynamics (BD) are synergistically integrated to understand the mechanisms...

  12. Coherent Nonlinear Optical Propagation Processes in Hyperbolic Metamaterials

    08 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander K. Popov

    Coherence and interference play an important role in classic and quantum physics. Processes to be employed can be significantly enhanced and the unwanted ones suppressed through the deliberately tailored constructive and destructed interference at quantum transitions and at nonlinear optical...

  13. Opening Remarks

    08 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev

    Opening remarks for the 2017 Purdue Quantum Center workshop.

  14. Soft, Biocompatible Optoelectronic Interfaces to the Brain

    08 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): John A. Rogers

    In this talk, we will describe foundational concepts in physics and materials science for these types of technologies, in 1D, 2D and 3D architectures. Examples in system level demonstrations include experiments on freely moving animals with ‘cellular-scale’, injectable optofluidic...

  15. Learning Module: Units of Weights and Measures

    06 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides information on the evolution of the current systems of weights and measures, and an overview of the International Standards of Units and metric system.  Activities provide the opportunity to research the current state of weights and measures around the world...

  16. Learning Module: Units of Weights and Measures - Instructor Guides

    06 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides information on the evolution of the current systems of weights and measures, and an overview of the International Standards of Units and metric system.  Activities provide the opportunity to research the current state of weights and measures around the world...

  17. Learning Module: Comparison of Scale - Macro, Micro, Nano

    06 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    In order to grasp many of the concepts associated with micro and nano-size devices, one needs to understand scale and the size of objects associated with different scales.  This learning module introduces various concepts associated with scale, and a comparison of the macro, micro, and...

  18. Learning Module: Comparison of Scale: Macro, Micro, Nano - Instructor Guides

    06 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    In order to grasp many of the concepts associated with micro and nano-size devices, one needs to understand scale and the size of objects associated with different scales.  This learning module introduces various concepts associated with scale, and a comparison of the macro, micro, and...

  19. Equipment, Techniques, and Growth of Ultra-High Purity AlGaAs-GaAs Heterostructures by Molecular Beam Epitaxy

    26 May 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Geoff Gardner

    In this talk I detail research and investigation into critical equipment and materials engineering issues related to the quality of the fabricated 2DEG systems. I also will present data that demonstrates the critical role gallium purity plays in 2DEG mobility.

  20. Glass transition temperature notebook

    22 May 2017 | Tools | Contributor(s): Benjamin P Haley, Lorena Alzate-Vargas

    Calculate the glass transition temperature of an atomistic, amorphous system by running MD simulations in a notebook