[Illinois] Experimental variations in nanoindentation testing
18 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michelle Oyen
[Illinois] Mechanics of bone
18 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Iwona Jasiuk
[Illinois] Probing the Mechanical Properties of Materials at Small Scales with Nanoindentation
18 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): George Pharr
[Illinois] Advances in Nanoindentation Techniques for Wood Cell Walls
18 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joseph Jakes
[Illinois] Nanoindentation Workshop 2015
18 Sep 2015 | Workshops | Contributor(s): George Pharr, Michelle Oyen, Richard Chadwick, Virginia Ferguson, Hadi Nia, Nahil Sobh, Derrick Kearney, Kathy Walsh, Emad Moeendarbary, Iwona Jasiuk, Yuhang Hu, Joseph Jakes
For Workshop report and recommendations, click here. Characterizing the mechanical properties of materials using indentation has been around for centuries. It has recently emerged as the technique of choice for evaluating and characterizing hard and soft tissue. Recent work on...
[Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 1: Introduction, Dogma of Molecular Biology; Evolution
17 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
[Illinois] Biophysics 401: Introduction to Biophysics
17 Sep 2015 | Courses | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
Major concepts of physics inherent to biological systems. Basics of biology, including protein and DNA structure and their organization into cells with a focus on single molecule biophysics. Major experimental techniques including x-ray diffraction, optical and magnetic traps, and fluorescence...
Bio-Inspired Materials: Lessons Learned from Nature
17 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pablo Daniel Zavattieri
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.
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...
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.
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...
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. ...
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....
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...
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. ...
NEMO5, a Parallel, Multiscale, Multiphysics Nanoelectronics Modeling Tool
: From Basic Physics to Real Devices and to Global Impact on nanoHUB.org
10 Nov 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
The Nanoelectronic Modeling tool suite NEMO5 is aimed to comprehend the critical multi-scale, multi-physics phenomena and deliver results to engineers, scientists, and students through efficient computational approaches. NEMO5’s general software framework easily includes any kind of...
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...
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 believed to have the benefit that the electrical conductance can be kept high while the phonon propagation is suppressed due to the large acoustic impedance...
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,...