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  1. Modelling of Phase Transforming Cellular Material (PXCM)

    28 Aug 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Chidubem Nuela Enebechi, Yunlan Zhang, David Restrepo Arango, Pablo Daniel Zavattieri

    Phase transforming cellular materials (PXCMs) are a new class of materials that can go through large deformation and return to their original configuration. Currently, there are reliable cellular materials that can resist large deformation, for example, honey comb; however, when these materials...

  2. Batteries - Challenges and Solutions

    15 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vilas Pol

  3. Soft, Biocompatible Optoelectronic Interfaces to the Brain

    08 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): John A. Rogers

    In this talk, we will describe foundational concepts in physics and materials science for these types of technologies, in 1D, 2D and 3D architectures. Examples in system level demonstrations include experiments on freely moving animals with ‘cellular-scale’, injectable optofluidic...

  4. Equipment, Techniques, and Growth of Ultra-High Purity AlGaAs-GaAs Heterostructures by Molecular Beam Epitaxy

    26 May 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Geoff Gardner

    In this talk I detail research and investigation into critical equipment and materials engineering issues related to the quality of the fabricated 2DEG systems. I also will present data that demonstrates the critical role gallium purity plays in 2DEG mobility.

  5. Learning Module: Microcantilevers - Instructor Materials

    09 Feb 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    ­This learning module is an overview of microcantilevers, how they work and how they are used in micro and nanotechnology.  These are the instructor materials.

  6. Common Materials for Uncommon Microsystems

    18 Jan 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Babak Ziaie

    2016 Adams Lecture, Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University

  7. 2016 IMECE Tutorials on Phonon Transport Modeling

    04 Jan 2017 | Courses | Contributor(s): Alan McGaughey, Xiulin Ruan

    Advances in theoretical methodologies and computational power in the last fifteen years have enabled the prediction of phonon properties with high resolution and fidelity. Notably, the use of molecular dynamics simulations, lattice dynamics calculations, density functional theory calculations,...

  8. Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling L1: Introduction

    04 Jan 2017 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Alan McGaughey, Xiulin Ruan

    Part of the 2016 IMECE Tutorial: Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling: Formulation, Implementation, and Applications.

  9. Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling L2: MD Simulation, Green Kubo, Direct Method

    04 Jan 2017 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Xiulin Ruan, Alan McGaughey

    Part of the 2016 IMECE Tutorial: Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling: Formulation, Implementation, and Applications.

  10. Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling L3: Harmonic Lattice Dynamics, Spectral Methods

    04 Jan 2017 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Xiulin Ruan, Alan McGaughey

    Part of the 2016 IMECE Tutorial: Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling: Formulation, Implementation, and Applications.

  11. Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling L4: Anharmonic Lattice dynamics, First Principles

    04 Jan 2017 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Alan McGaughey, Xiulin Ruan

    Part of the 2016 IMECE Tutorial: Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling: Formulation, Implementation, and Applications.

  12. Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling L5: Phonon-Boundary and Phonon-Defect Scattering

    04 Jan 2017 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Alan McGaughey, Xiulin Ruan

    Part of the 2016 IMECE Tutorial: Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling: Formulation, Implementation, and Applications.

  13. Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling L6: Phonon-Electron Coupling and Non-equilibrium

    04 Jan 2017 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Xiulin Ruan, Alan McGaughey

    Part of the 2016 IMECE Tutorial: Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling: Formulation, Implementation, and Applications.

  14. Designing Architectured Materials: Evolution vs. Intelligent Design

    01 Nov 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pablo Daniel Zavattieri

    There is a strong demand for new paradigms of design and development of advanced high-performance structural materials with high strength and durability that are low-cost and renewable with novel combinations of properties. Yet, most of these applications require high-performance materials that...

  15. Characterization of 2D materials at Birck Surface Analysis Facility

    28 Sep 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dmitry Zemlyanov

    Material characterization is an important aspect for various applications. In particularly, for 2D materials and nano-materials, the surface characterization becomes crucial for smart material design, functionalization, fabrication, etc. Surface Analysis Facility at Birck Nanotechnology Center,...

  16. Complex Oxides and the Philosopher’s Stone

    26 May 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Shiram Ramanathan

    In this talk I will discuss the topic of insulator-metal transitions in strongly correlated oxides, their control via disorder, orbital occupancy and electric fields and challenges these systems pose to our contemporary understanding of emergent phenomena in ionic lattices.

  17. Hybrid Perovskite Optoelectronics

    05 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Tao (Tom) Wu

    I will discuss the perspective of applying hybrid perovskites in photovoltaic and optoelectronic devices, with a focus on photodetectors and phototransistors. Our experiments on perovskite phototransistors provided direct evidence on the ambipolar transport in perovskite films with balanced...

  18. Challenges and Opportunities in the Design of Rechargeable Batteries

    21 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): R. Edwin García

  19. Degradation in Rechargeable Li-Ion Batteries

    17 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): R. Edwin García

  20. Nanomechanics Simulation Tool: Dislocations Make or Break Materials

    16 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael N Sakano

    The goal of computational material science is to improve existing materials and design new ones through mathematical calculations. In particular, molecular dynamic simulations can allow for visualization of dislocations in a material, along with its resulting behavior when under stress. For...