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  1. Bio-Inspired Materials: Lessons Learned from Nature

    17 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pablo Daniel Zavattieri

  2. Self-Consistent Field and Master Equation Approach to Calculating the Dielectric Function of Graphene

    17 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Farhad Karimi, Irena Knezevic

    IWCE 2015 presentation.  Abstract and more information to be added at a later date.

  3. Short-Wavelength Spin-Wave Generation by a Microstrip Line

    17 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Adam Papp, Wolfgang Porod

    IWCE 2015 presentation.  We investigate the use of microstrip lines for short-wavelength spin-wave generation in magnetic thin films. We use micromagnetic and electromagnetic simulations to estimate the generated wave amplitudes for different geometries and at different frequencies. Our...

  4. Shape Generator for DDSCAT

    07 Sep 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Manoj Seeram, Gregory T. Forcherio, donald keith roper

    This Matlab Graphical User Interface walks users through creating custom 3D shapes. It then generates the target and parameter files that are required to simulate the created shapes in the Discrete Dipole Approximation software.

  5. A physics-based compact model for thermoelectric devices

    03 Sep 2015 | Papers | Contributor(s): Kyle Conrad

    Thermoelectric devices have a wide variety of potential applications including as coolers, temperature regulators, power generators, and energy harvesters. During the past decade or so, new thermoelectric materials have been an active area of research. As a result, several new high figure of...

  6. nanoHUB Used in Research: A One Developer/User View

    18 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    In this presentation I will give overview of selected nanoHUB tools and their potential for performing state- of-the-art research. The tools selected for this purpose include SCHRED, QuaMC2D, and OMEN nanowire/ NEMO5. ...

  7. Nanomaterial Registry: present and future

    18 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Tropsha

    The Nanomaterial Registry is a data-driven tool aimed at enabling researchers to close this knowledge gap. As researchers interact with the information in this central data repository, knowledge will be extracted and used to guide new research and, ultimately, the safe use of nanomaterials....

  8. The Deployment and Evolution of the First NEEDS- Certified Model — MIT Virtual Source Compact Model for Silicon Nanotransistors

    04 Oct 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Shaloo Rakheja

    In my talk, I will walk you through the fundamental steps involved in developing compact models, using the MVS model as an example. From the “lessons learned” in the process of MVS release in 2013 and its subsequent updates, I will provide a checklist of good practices to adopt while...

  9. A Comparative Study of nanoHUB Tools for the Simulation of Carbon-based FETs

    03 Sep 2015 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Jose M. de la Rosa

    This work compares the different tools available in nanoHUB for the electrical simulation of carbon- based field-effect transistors made up of either carbon nanotubes (CNTs) or graphene. ...

  10. Variational Formulation of Stable Discrete k · p Models

    25 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): William R Frensley

    IWCE 2015 presentation. the longstanding problem of spurious states in k·: ; p models of semiconductor nanostructures has been shown to be an artifact of the use of the centereddifference approximation to the gradient, and it has been shown that stable models may be constructed on...

  11. Calculation of phonon transmission in Si/PtSi heterostructures

    25 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jung Hyun Oh, Mincheol Shin

    In this work we examine the suppression of phonon transport in another example, Si and SiPt heterostructures (3D). This heterostrucure is be- lieved to have the benefit that the electrical con- ductance can be kept high while the phonon prop- agation is suppressed due to the large acoustic...

  12. Adding Trapped Molecules to the Quantum Toolkit

    25 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brian Odom

    I will discuss techniques we have developed to optically cool rotations of trapped molecular ions, using a single spectrally shaped broadband laser.  I will also discuss our progress toward using this quantum control for molecular coherent manipulation, single-molecule fluorescence imaging,...

  13. nanoHUB@SIU: Pedagogy and Beyond

    22 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Shaikh S. Ahmed

    As a postdoctoral researcher at NCN, during the years 2005-7, in addition to usual research activities, I was tasked with working closely with the nanoHUB Team to augment a few pre-existing quantum device simulators, create rappturized user interfaces, and run end-to-end simulations for...

  14. Polymer Synthesis and Characterization in the Cloud: a nanoHUB Classroom Experience

    22 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Coray Colina

    In this talk, I’ll share the experience of teaching a junior undergraduate computational course in materials science and engineering, with over 70 participants. Both molecular and continuum methods were studied and applied to relevant materials problems. Students were able to build and...

  15. nanoHUB: Not Just for PhDs

    20 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Deb Newberry

    In 2004, Dakota County Technical College started a 2 year, AAS degree Nanoscience Technician program. This program has always involved an aspect of computer simulations, both in a specific Computer Simulation class and as a part of several other classes such as the nanoelectronics and materials...

  16. nanoHUB: Cloud Scientific Computing in Materials Education and Research

    22 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan

    nanoHUB’s cyber-infrastructure empowers simulation tool developers to make their codes universally accessible and useful via cloud computing and empowers users who can run hundreds of tools using a web-browser or tablet, free of charge, and without the need to download or install any software...

  17. nanoHUB - Educational Tour de Force

    14 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David K. Ferry

    nanoHUB was originally created to bring together the computational electronics world as a place where programs and results could be efficiently shared. For that purpose, it has matured and grown to where it is a major force in the area. But, it can also be a great tool for education, an...

  18. nanoHUB User Conference 2015

    22 Mar 2016 | Workshops

  19. Introduction to Project Management

    11 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jon Wright

    In this introduction to project management, Jon Wright talks to the 2015 NCN SURF students about successfully organizing their summer research project After a brief exercise to establish a common vocabulary, this talk covers high level aspects of project management. Following this level setting...

  20. Plastic Deformation at the Nanoscale

    11 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Marisol Koslowski

    To model the deformation of metallic materials at micron and submicron scales a continuum theory of dislocations is derived. We will introduce the MicroMechanics Simulation Tool and the NanoPlasticity Lab. Both tools are dislocation mechanics simulations for the prediction of plastic deformation...