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  1. Basic Characterization Techniques

    24 Aug 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sebastien Maeder, NACK Network

    OutlineIntroductionOptical MicroscopesProfilometryEllipsometryReflective SpectroscopyContact Angle

  2. Re-Engineering Computing For Next Generation Autonomous Intelligent Systems: Devices, Circuits, and Algorithms

    27 Aug 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kaushik Roy, Abhronil Sengupta

    Advances in machine learning, notably deep learning, have led to computers matching or surpassing human performance in several cognitive tasks including vision, speech and natural language processing. However, implementation of such neural algorithms in conventional "von-Neumann"...

  3. How to Create a Research Poster and Present Your Work

    25 Sep 2018 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Maeve Drummond

  4. X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS)

    18 Sep 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Hamed Simchi, NACK Network

    OutlineBasic principlesInstrumentationPeak characteristicsQuantitative analysisDepth profiling

  5. Novel III-Nitrides Materials for Infrared Optoelectronics: Growth, Structure and Properties

    26 Sep 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Oana Malis

    I will describe our recent work to understand, model, and control the fundamental mechanisms of light absorption and electrical transport in nitride nanostructures. Special attention is given to the relationship between growth, structure, and optical properties in lattice-matched AlInN/GaN and...

  6. Uncertainty Quantification Tutorial using Jupyter Notebooks

    02 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ilias Bilionis

    Increasing modeling detail is not necessarily correlated with increasing predictive ability. Setting modeling and numerical discretization errors aside, the more detailed a model gets, the larger the number of parameters required to accurately specify its initial/boundary conditions,...

  7. TensorFlow Tutorials

    03 Dec 2018 | Tools | Contributor(s): Juan Carlos Verduzco Gastelum, Saaketh Desai, Alejandro Strachan

    Ready-to-run Jupyter notebooks for machine learning using Tensorflow and Keras

  8. Coherence Transfer in Manifolds of Molecular Rotational Levels: Strong Field Effects in the Microwave Region

    01 Oct 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S. Zwier

    This talk will describe experiments that uncover and then seek to understand the physics behind the off-resonant coherences that are thereby produced.

  9. Leveraging Computational Research to Engage Industry

    01 Oct 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    In this talk, I will discuss the big picture goals of my research group, and how simulation plays a central role in our efforts. I will then discuss how these efforts can be leveraged to engage industry. I will recount some of my experiences over the last decade with startups and...

  10. Advanced Scanning Probe Microscopy I

    01 Oct 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sebastien Maeder, NACK Network

    OutlinePart 1: This LectureOverview of Scanning Probe TechniquesScanning Tunneling MicroscopyAtomic Force MicroscopyHardware and ComponentsTip/Sample InteractionsPart 2: Can be viewed hereCommon Modes of OperationPitfalls and Image ArtifactsExample of Instrument Operation

  11. Advanced Scanning Probe Microscopy II

    01 Oct 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sebastien Maeder, NACK Network

    OutlinePart 1: Can be viewed hereOverview of Scanning Probe TechniquesScanning Tunneling MicroscopyAtomic Force MicroscopyHardware and ComponentsTip/Sample InteractionsPart 2: This LectureCommon Modes of OperationPitfalls and Image ArtifactsExample of Instrument Operation

  12. Focused Ion Beam (FIB): “Seeing” and “Processing” at the Nano-Scale

    01 Oct 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Wook Jun Nam, NACK Network

    OutlineFIB OverviewFIB OperationFIB Applications

  13. Bridging Mechanics and Electrochemistry: Experiments and Modeling on Battery Materials

    03 Oct 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kejie Zhao

    This talk focuses on the interplay of mechanics, such as large deformation, plasticity, and fracture, with chemical reactions in Li-ion batteries. I will discuss the theories of coupled diffusion and stress, stress regulated interfacial reactions, reactive flow, and corrosive fracture in...

  14. CE 331: Fiber Reinforced Composites

    16 Jan 2019 | Online Presentations

  15. Birck Nanotechnology Centeer Staff Research Symposium

    31 Oct 2018 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Yong P. Chen

    The Fall 2018 Birck Research Symposium featured Birck Nanotechnology Center staff scientists.  Each scientist gave an overview of their lab facilities, capabilities and type of services or processes provided.  Including the research/science that can be enabled by such facilities and...

  16. Roll-to-Roll (R2R) Processing at Birck Nanotechnology Center

    08 Oct 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nicholas J Glassmaker

    Birck Nanotechnology Center has a range of tools for carrying out both printing and coating operations, which will be described in this talk, such as the PPSI roll‐to‐roll ink jet printer, Mirwec coating system, and the newly installed Maxwell roll‐to‐roll system. The Maxwell system is a state...

  17. Materials Characterization at High Magnetic Felds and Extreme Temperatures: Focus on Magnetism

    09 Oct 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Neil R Dilley

    Recent additions to the recharge center at the Birck Nanotechnology Center in Purdue’s Discovery Park include an MPMS‐3 SQUID magnetometer and a DynaCool Physical Properties Measurement System from Quantum Design.

  18. Introduction to Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)

    10 Oct 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sebastien Maeder, NACK Network

  19. Introduction to Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy (FESEM)

    10 Oct 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sebastien Maeder, NACK Network

  20. Predictive Simulations of Materials & nanoHUB Simulations

    11 Oct 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan

    This talk will discuss state of the art methods for atomistic simulations and exemplify their application for the computational design of full-density metallic metamaterials with ultra-low stiffness. Stiffness about an order of magnitude smaller than possible to date is achieved via the...