An Introduction to Nanoparticles and Nanostructures
26 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sebastien Maeder, NACK Network
OutlineDefinition and ExamplesPhysical PropertiesSizeCrystalStructureMelting PointMechanical StrengthOptical PropertiesSurface PlasmonsQuantum Confinement EffectsElectrical PropertiesHealth Concerns
An Introduction to Colloidal and Self-Assembled Materials II
26 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Travis L. Benati, NACK Network
Outline Review of Solutions Colloids and Colloid Chemistry Self-Assembly What is it? Forces and interactions Examples from nature Nanotechnology examples
An Introduction to Colloidal and Self-Assembled Materials I
05 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Travis L. Benati, NACK Network
OutlineReview of SolutionsColloids and Colloidal ChemistrySelf-Assembly
NACK Unit 3: Materials in Nanotechnology
14 May 2015 | Courses | Contributor(s): NACK Network
This course is an in-depth, hands-on exposure to the producing and tailoring of the materials used in nanofabrication. The course will cover chemical materials production techniques such as colloidal chemistry; atmosphere, low-pressure and plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition;...
ME 597A Lecture 5: Generalized Polynomial Chaos for UQ II - The Collocation Approach
01 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dongbin Xiu, Akil Narayan
ME 597A Lecture 4: Generalized Polynomial Chaos for UQ I - The Galerkin Approach
07 Jun 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dongbin Xiu, Akil Narayan
ME 597A Lecture 2: Sensitivity Analysis
07 Jun 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sanjay Mathur
New Frontiers in Terahertz Technology
13 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mona Jarrahi
In this talk, I will describe some of our recent results on developing fundamentally new terahertz electronic/optoelectronic components and imaging/spectrometry architectures to mitigate performance limitations of existing terahertz systems.
Ultrafast Photonic Signal Processing: A Quarter Century Perspective
28 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Andrew M Weiner
In this lecture I will begin with a brief introduction to ultrafast optics and specifically to methods permitting shaping of ultrafast laser fields on time scales too fast for direct electronic control. For contrast I will first provide some brief perspective on the state of my research around...
ME 597A Lecture 1: Introduction to V&V
07 Jun 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jayathi Murthy, Alina Alexeenko
Modular Approach to Spintronics
28 Apr 2015 | Papers | Contributor(s): Kerem Yunus Camsari
There has been enormous progress in the last two decades, effectively combining spintronics and magnetics into a powerful force that is shaping the field of memory devices. New materials and phenomena continue to be discovered at an impressive rate, providing an ever-increasing set of building...
Progress in Superconducting Qubits
04 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Robert F. McDermott
I will review progress in the field, with a focus on recent work in Wisconsin in the areas of decoherence and quantum measurement. I will discuss efforts to identify and suppress the dominant source of qubit dephasing, and I will describe a new approach to scalable, high-fidelity qubit...
ENGR 132 Evaluation
21 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Krishna Madhavan
This is a video by Professor Madhavan that discusses the evaluation of the QDSC Simulation Design Projects.
Energy and Sustainability Challenges
21 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter B. Littlewood
This talk will take a physicist's perspective on some of the energy and sustainability challenges faced by the planet. I will stress the need for thinking using robust principles to guide the investigation. These include: to realise that global sum rules are much more reliable than...
Addressing Societal-scale Challenges with Nanoscale Materials: Flexible, Impedance-sensing “Smart Bandages” Enable Early Detection of Pressure Wounds
20 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sarah Swisher
In this talk, I will introduce our work developing solution-processed materials for flexible electronics, with emphasis on how these materials will enable new applications. I will then focus on one example: our recent development of a “smart bandage” prototype for detecting and...
Failures in Photovoltaic Modules
21 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel
In this talk, I will discuss some of the major sources of performance degradation for common glass-encapsulated PV modules, including crystalline silicon and thin films. The greatest reliability challenges have occurred in the latter, with recent studies showing that thin-film modules operating...
Photonic Quantum Computation & Quantum Simulation
11 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Philip Walther
The advantages of the photons makes optical quantum system ideally suited for fundamental quantum physics experiments and a variety of applications in quantum information processing. Here I will briefly review privacy-preserving photonic quantum cloud computing, where quantum information is...
Teaching Writing in Introductory Physics: the Good, the Bad, and the Revision
21 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Scott Bonham
Written communication is an important skill in almost every field, including science and engineering. Over the last five years I have been evaluating different approaches for teaching and supporting development of technical writing skills. A common approach is providing students with written...
Rosenbrock Function for testing Uncertainty Quantification
13 Apr 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Martin Hunt
This tool is for testing and demonstrating ouq UQ code and Response Surfaces
Integrated Imaging: Creating Images from the Tight Integration of Algorithms, Computation, and Sensors
14 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Charles Addison Bouman
This talk presents some examples of state-of-the-art integrated imaging systems based on computed tomography (CT), transmission electron microscopy (STEM), synchrotron beam imaging, optical sensing, and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). For each of these examples, we also explore their use and...