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  1. In-situ Carbon Nanotube Bending Tests

    02 Jun 2013 | Animations | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk

    This video shows a series of in-situ TEM bending manipulations on carbon nanotubes, demonstrating the remarkable flexibility of these materials.

  2. [Illinois] PHYS466 2013 Lecture 11: Constant Pressure and Temp

    05 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Ceperley

  3. Electron Phonon Interaction in Carbon Nanotube Devices

    28 Jun 2013 | Papers | Contributor(s): Sayed Hasan

    With the end of silicon technology scaling in sight, there has been a lot of interest in alternate novel channel materials and device geometry. Carbon nanotubes, the ultimate one-dimensional (1D) wire, is one such possibility. Since the report of the first CNT transistors, lots has been learned...

  4. [Illinois] PHYS466 2013 Lecture 18: Smart MC

    05 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Ceperley

  5. [Illinois] PHYS466 2013 Lecture 21: Long Range Potentials II

    06 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Ceperley

  6. [Illinois] PHYS466 2013 Lecture 33: Variational MC II

    06 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Ceperley

  7. [Illinois] PHYS466 2013 Lecture 34: Diffusion MC

    06 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Ceperley

  8. Technology Agnostic Analysis and Design for Improved Performance, Variability, and Reliability in Thin Film Photovoltaics

    02 Apr 2014 | Papers | Contributor(s): Sourabh Dongaonkar

    Thin film photovoltaics (TFPV) offer low cost alternatives to conventional crystalline Silicon (c-Si) PV, and can enable novel applications of PV technology. Their large scale adoption however, requires significant improvements in process yield, and operational reliability. In order to address...

  9. [Illinois] AVS Meeting 2012: Dielectric Breakdown Study for High Performance, Reliable Top-gated Large-area Graphene Electronics

    04 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vinod K. Sangwan

    An ultra-thin top-gate dielectric is essential for high-performance large-scale digital and analog electronics based on graphene field-effect transistors (G-FETs). Atomic layer deposition (ALD) has been utilized to grown top-gate dielectrics for high-performance G-FETs. However, ALD requires a...

  10. [Illinois] AVS Meeting 2012: Adsorption and Desorption of Hydrogen on Epitaxial Graphene on SiC(0001): An Ultra-High Vacuum STM Study

    04 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): TeYu Chien

    With superlative physical, chemical, and electronic properties, graphene shows significant promise in a variety of technologies, including transistors, sensors, and energy conversion/storage devices.However, as an atomically thin material, graphene is highly sensitive to its environment, which...

  11. [Illinois] AVS Meeting 2012: Understanding Atomic-Layer-Deposition Synthesis of Cu 2 ZnSnS 4 Solar Cells

    04 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sergey V. Baryshev

    Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) has recently attracted attention as a light absorber for photovoltaic applications because of its band gap (εg≈1.4 eV), the relative abundance and low cost of its constituent elements (which permits large-scale low-cost module production), and its demonstrated...

  12. [Illinois] AVS Meeting 2012: Photoelectron and Electron Spectro-Microscopy in Liquids and Dense Gaseous Environment Using Electron Transparent Membranes

    04 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Andrei Kolmakov

    Novel bottom-up designed materials currently constitute the major source of innovations in electronics, optics, energy harvesting/storage, catalysis and bio-medical applications. The performance of these new materials and devices depends on physicochemical processes taking place at the interface...

  13. [Illinois] AVS Meeting 2012: Vacuum Insulation Panels with Tensile Supports to increase the Energy Efficiency of a Building's Envelope

    04 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alan D. Feinerman

    Heating and cooling accounts for at least 36% of the energy consumed in the US and in nearly all cases increasing the insulation (R-value) of the thermal barrier will reduce the energy consumed. Space and economic considerations usually limit the insulation in the walls of a building's envelope...

  14. [Illinois] AVS Meeting 2012: Interfacial Processes in Li-ion Battery Anodes

    04 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Hadi Tavassol

    During Li+ transport, in Li-ion batteries, a solid electrolyte inter-phase (SEI) composed of breakdown products from the electrode, the solvent, and the electrolyte, forms on both cathode and anode electrode surfaces. Solvents, electrolytes, and electrode materials determine the thickness,...

  15. Presence of stable carbon centric free radicals and ferromagnetic elements in the antennae and the wings of nocturnal silk moth: a magnetic nanostructure for magneto sensing

    04 Jun 2013 | Papers | Contributor(s): sunil kumar meena

    This work addresses an interesting, interdisciplinary problem of nature- “the mechanism by which animal senses the earth’s magnetic field and navigate”. Currently there are two existing theories trying to explain, “How theanimal senses the magnetic field of earth”. One theory is based on the...

  16. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2012: Cationic, Helical Polypeptide Based Gene Delivery for IMR90 Fibroblasts and Human Embryonic Stem Cells

    13 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jonathan Yen

    New diblock copolymers consisting of poly(ethyleneglycol)-block-poly(?-(4-(piperidin-1-yl)ethanaminomethylbenzyl)-L-glutamate), PEG-b-PVBLG-8 were synthesized for the effective transfection of hard to transfect cells like IMR90, human fetal lung fibroblasts and human embryonic stem cells (hESC)....

  17. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 23: EM fields

    12 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices, waveplates, electromagnetic fields, and electro-optic and acousto-optic effects. Laboratory covers...

  18. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 24: Propagation in Anisotropic Media

    12 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices, waveplates, electromagnetic fields, and electro-optic and acousto-optic effects. Laboratory covers...

  19. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 24: Link Between Mechanics and Cell Behavior

    12 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Taher A. Saif

    BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology provides an introduction to basic concepts of nanotechnology in mechanobiology and in cancer. This is a highly interdisciplinary field of research where knowledge from various disciplines is presented and integrated....

  20. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 25: Force Traction Microscopy: A Review

    12 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alireza Tofangchi

    BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology provides an introduction to basic concepts of nanotechnology in mechanobiology and in cancer. This is a highly interdisciplinary field of research where knowledge from various disciplines is presented and integrated....

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