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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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,...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. nanoHUB User Conference 2015

    22 Mar 2016 | Workshops

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. Introduction to Molecular Dynamics

    11 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan

  13. Low Temperature Plasmas: A Foundation for Future Technologies

    28 Aug 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sergey Macheret

  14. Dualfoil.py: Porous Electrochemistry for Rechargeable Batteries

    22 Aug 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Lucas Darby Robinson, R. Edwin García

    Open Source Friendly Graphical User Interface for the classic dualfoil (Newman) model

  15. ECE 305: Fall 2015 Course Introduction

    27 Aug 2015 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    ECE 305: Fall 2015Course Introduction 

  16. Cell Culture Basics Training

    17 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sophie A. Lelièvre, Shirisha Chittiboyina, Tim Kwok

    This series of videos combined with accompanying PowerPoint file comprise introductory training for Cell Culture Basics. This learning unit is part of the training required for access to the Three Dimensional Cell Culture Core (3D3C) facility at Purdue University.

  17. [Illinois] Translational Nanomedicine from Drug Discovery to Preclinical Studies

    10 Nov 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dipanjan Pan

  18. [Illinois] Advanced Materials Characterization Workshop 2015

    19 Aug 2015 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Ted Limpoco, Scott Speakman, Timothy P. Spila, Rick Haasch, Justin Masone, Kathy Walsh, Matthew Bresin

     AMC 2015 provided a critical, comparative and condensed overview of major analytical techniques for materials characterization with emphasis on practical applications. Lectures covered basic and advanced topics geared towards both novice and experienced scientists.Sessions focused on...

  19. [Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 4: DNA & X-Ray Diffraction

    22 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin

  20. [Illinois] Secondary Ion Mass Spectroscopy

    18 Aug 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy P. Spila