
Using nanoHUB to Introduce Elementary and Middle School Students to Models and Simulations
25 Mar 2014  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Tanya Faltens
This is a combination handson and simulation activity that will teach middle school students about the function and importance of modeling and simulations in science and engineering while learning about three important carbon nanostructures: graphene, bucky balls, and carbon nanotubes. The...

LASERS: Basic Principles and Applications
25 Mar 2014  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Alessia Polemi
This is a lecture prepared within the course Electronic Materials (Junior level). It provides an explanation of the lasers basic principles and an overview of possible applications

Green's Function for Heat Conduction in a Hollow Cylinder R55 with Type 5 Boundary Conditions
25 Mar 2014  Papers  Contributor(s): Donald E. Amos
Abstract The Green's function is the principal tool in construction of the general solution to the classical heat conduction problem. The solution is presented in terms of the internal heat generation, initial temperature and integrals which reflect the physical influence of the boundary. In...

Local Anodic Oxidation
25 Mar 2014  Animations  Contributor(s): Sitaram R Natekar
Video describing a typical Local Anodic Oxidation process and some data trends showing how certain parameters influence oxide height on a specimen of Gallium Arsenide

Evolution of Microstructure and Magnetic Properties in CoCr Thin Films
25 Mar 2014  Presentation Materials  Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, J. O. Artman
This presentation describes the structural and magnetic properties, including domain structures, in magnetronsputtered Co25% Cr thin films.

Fundamentals of Piezoelectric and Ferroelectric Materials  Part 2
17 Mar 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Susan TrolierMcKinstry
This presentation is an introduction to materials of interest for piezoelectric and ferroelectric applications. The lecture begins with basic definitions of pyroelectricity, piezoelectricity, and ferroelectricity, and the link between these and the symmetry shown by the material is explained....

Graphene, Graphene Mimics, and Their Unusual Properties
11 Apr 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): C.N.R. Rao

A Quick Circuit Simulation Primer
25 Mar 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Aadithya V Karthik
Those who write compact models for use in circuit simulation need a basic understanding of what goes on inside a circuit simulator. This presentation is a short introduction for beginners. It briefly covers how circuit equations (socalled Differential Algebraic Equations, DAEs) are built up and...

Xyce: An Open Source SPICE Engine
25 Mar 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Eric Keiter
This presentation is an overview of Xyce, an open source, SPICEcompatible, highperformance analog circuit simulator, capable of solving extremely large circuit problems by supporting largescale parallel computing platforms (https://xyce.sandia.gov). It also supports serial execution on all...

ME 517 Lecture 13: Electrostatics I
15 Mar 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Steve Wereley

IMA 2013 UQ: Bayesian Approaches for Spatial Stochastic Basis Selection: Applications to Fuel Cell Predictive Modeling
28 May 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Guang Lin
In this talk, two fully Bayesian methods (Bayesian uncertainty method and Bayesian mixture procedure) will be introduced that can evaluate generalized Polynomial Chaos (gPC) expansions in both stochastic and spatial domains when the number of the available basis functions is significantly larger...

Writing Your First VerilogA Compact Model
13 Mar 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Geoffrey Coram
This talk is directed at device engineers and researchers who need a SPICEcompatible compact model. The assumption is that you understand the physics of the device, you have a set of equations that describe the terminal characteristics, but you’ve never written a compact model before. Some...

[Illinois] Synergistic Assembly of Allcarbon Nanoscopic p/n Junctions
13 Mar 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Vincent C. Tung
Allcarbon based photovoltaics comprised of ntype fullerenes and ptype single walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) are tantalizing candidates for lightharvesting and storage because of the advantageous carrier transport properties and improved mechanical/chemical stability. However, fullerenes...

Green's Function for Heat Conduction in a Slab X55 with Type 5 Boundary Condtions
10 Mar 2014  Papers  Contributor(s): Donald E. Amos
The Green's function is the principal tool in construction of the general solution to the classical heat conduction problem. The solution is presented in terms of the internal heat generation, initial temperature and integrals which reflect the physical influence of the boundary. In the current...

mage:ic:kinetics1  Diffusion in 1D and 3D
10 Mar 2014  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Michael L. Falk
This module guides students through two analyses of diffusion problems using the COMSOL finite element software. Students are then asked to use what they have learned to guide the design of a drug delivery device.Disciplinary Goals: Understand mass transport in 1D and 3D, effects of boundary...

ME 592 Lecture 06: Introduction to Image Analysis
07 Mar 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Steve Wereley

QuantumAssisted Magnetometry with NV Centers in Diamond
07 Mar 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Chinmay Belthangady
In my talk I will discuss how NVs can be used to measure magnetic fields with very high sensitivity and spatial resolution using techniques known from NMR and atomic physics. A key factor that limits sensitivity is decoherence caused by interactions between NV spins and other paramagnetic spin...

Sequencing a Genome by a Torrent of Ions: How an Old pHMeter Got Its Groove Back
11 Apr 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
The ability to read the book of life, written in the genome of an organism, has been one of the most exciting development of our time. The first version of human genome was announced circa 2000 and it took a decade of industrialscale collaboration and billions of dollars of funding. Today, we...

Interference Lithography: Scalable Fabrication of Periodic Nanostructures
08 Mar 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): ChihHao Chang
Periodic nanostructures have many applications in a broad range of research areas such as photonics, surface wetting, and bioinspired engineering. Based on the interference of light, interference (or holographic) lithography is a maskless technique that is extremely effective way to pattern...

Heat Conduction in a Hollow Cylinder R55T0 and Subcases
08 Mar 2014  Papers  Contributor(s): Donald E. Amos
A hollow cylinder is heated on both surfaces with known fluxes which are partly dissipated by conduction into the cylinder, partly lost to the exterior media, and partly stored in boundary layers with only heat capacity. This description of each boundary condition is known as a Type 5 condition...