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  1. E304 - Introduction to Nanoscience and Technology - Nanophysics

    05 Mar 2015 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Mehmet Cevdet Ozturk

    This power point presentation reviews the history and underlying principles of nanophysics.

  2. E304 L2.1.1: Miniaturization

    05 Mar 2015 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Mehmet Cevdet Ozturk

  3. [Illinois] Atomic Engineering of III-V Semiconductor for Quantum Devices, from Deep UV (200 nm) to THZ (300 microns)

    03 Mar 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Manijeh Razeghi

    Nature offers us different kinds of atoms. But it takes human intelligence to put different atoms together in an elegant way in order to realize manmade structures that is lacking in nature. This is especially true in III-V semiconductor material systems. Guided by highly accurate atomic band...

  4. Symmetry, Dimension, and Spin: Understanding transport 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 (group-IV) graphene has a greatly disappointing spin lifetime, corroborated by theory showing strong spin-flip scattering by flexural (out-of-plane) phonons. There exists a class of...

  5. Thermoreflectance Imaging, Copper Via Reliability and Non- Local Thermal Transport

    05 Mar 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ali Shakouri

  6. nanoHUB-U Scientific Overview's

    21 Feb 2015 | Series | Contributor(s): Joseph M. Cychosz

    The nanoHUB-U 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 the...

  7. nanoHUB-U Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics A: Basic Concepts: Scientific Overview

    21 Feb 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    This video is the Scientific Overview for the nanoHUB-U course "Fundamentals of  Nanoelectronics Part A: Basic Concepts" by Supriyo Datta.

  8. 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 self-assembly of spherical and rectangular particles...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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 how grain size and the competing plastic deformation mechanisms of dislocation motion and grain boundary sliding affect the yield stress of a sample.  Students create conditions that lead to...

  13. Homework assignment: learning about elastic constants via molecular dynamics simulations

    11 Mar 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan, David Ray Johnson

    In this homework assignment students will use molecular dynamics to compute the elastic constants of metals using an embedded atom model to describe atomic interactions. They will deform  a single crystal along different directions and obtain c11, c12 and c44 elastic constants from the...

  14. 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,...

  15. 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. 

  16. A Graphene nanoribbon Feld-effect transistor Modeling

    11 Feb 2015 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Mohamed Zakarya Rashed

    We present an analytical device model for a field-effect 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 source-drain current. The equations of the model of a graphene...

  17. 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.

  18. NSAC Fall 2014 Report

    09 Feb 2015 | Papers | Contributor(s): nsac nsac

  19. NSAC Meeting Minutes January 29

    07 Feb 2015 | Papers | Contributor(s): nsac nsac

    Meeting minutes from 1st NSAC meeting in Spring 2015. 

  20. Quantum Workshop III: LED Circuit and Device Physics

    07 Feb 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Stella Quinones

    A hands-on learning exercise used to illustrate the device physics of a light emitting diode (LED) in a simple resistor circuit.  Students explore the photon energy of four LEDs, compare the voltage drop (or forward bias) across the LED, and explain the behavior of the LED under...