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  1. Progress in Superconducting Qubits

    04 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Robert F. McDermott

    I will review progress in the field, with a focus on recent work in Wisconsin in the areas of decoherence and quantum measurement. I will discuss efforts to identify and suppress the dominant source of qubit dephasing, and I will describe a new approach to scalable, high-fidelity qubit...

  2. Energy and Sustainability Challenges

    21 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter B. Littlewood

    This talk will take a physicist's perspective on some of the energy and sustainability challenges faced by the planet.  I will stress the need for thinking using robust principles to guide the investigation. These include: to realise that global sum rules are much more reliable than...

  3. Addressing Societal-scale Challenges with Nanoscale Materials: Flexible, Impedance-sensing “Smart Bandages” Enable Early Detection of Pressure Wounds

    20 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sarah Swisher

    In this talk, I will introduce our work developing solution-processed materials for flexible electronics, with emphasis on how these materials will enable new applications. I will then focus on one example: our recent development of a “smart bandage” prototype for detecting and...

  4. Failures in Photovoltaic Modules

    21 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    In this talk, I will discuss some of the major sources of performance degradation for common glass-encapsulated PV modules, including crystalline silicon and thin films. The greatest reliability challenges have occurred in the latter, with recent studies showing that thin-film modules operating...

  5. Photonic Quantum Computation & Quantum Simulation

    11 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Philip Walther

    The advantages of the photons makes optical quantum system ideally suited for fundamental quantum physics experiments and a variety of applications in quantum information processing. Here I will briefly review privacy-preserving photonic quantum cloud computing, where quantum information is...

  6. Teaching Writing in Introductory Physics: the Good, the Bad, and the Revision

    21 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Scott Bonham

    Written communication is an important skill in almost every field, including science and engineering. Over the last five years I have been evaluating different approaches for teaching and supporting development of technical writing skills. A common approach is providing students with written...

  7. Rosenbrock Function for testing Uncertainty Quantification

    13 Apr 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Martin Hunt

    This tool is for testing and demonstrating ouq UQ code and Response Surfaces

  8. Integrated Imaging: Creating Images from the Tight Integration of Algorithms, Computation, and Sensors

    21 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Charles Addison Bouman

    This talk presents some examples of state-of-the-art integrated imaging systems based on computed tomography (CT), transmission electron microscopy (STEM), synchrotron beam imaging, optical sensing, and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). For each of these examples, we also explore their use and...

  9. NSAC Meeting Minutes April 7, 2015

    09 Apr 2015 | Papers | Contributor(s): nsac nsac

  10. Graphene: Materials, Physics and Devices of a Unique 2D Electronic System (2DES)

    14 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yong P. Chen

  11. Rate-Limited Deformation Mechanisms in Nanocrystalline Metals

    08 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Marisol Koslowski

  12. Predictive Simulations of Materials and Devices with Quantified Uncertainties

    11 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan

  13. Introduction to Molecular Dynamics

    21 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan

    This short presentation will describe the idea behind MD simulations and demonstrate its use in real applications.

  14. Preparing for the Future of Computing: The DOE/ASCR Materials Co-Design Center

    08 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jim Belak

    The advent of Advanced / Additive Manufacturing and the Materials Genome Initiative has placed significant emphasis on accelerating the qualification of new materials for use in real applications. Within these workflows lies both the engineering scale qualification through building and testing...

  15. Atomistic Simulations of Materials Chemistry: From Nanoelectronics to Energetics

    07 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan

    Presentation slides with embedded videos are available for download. Please see the Support Docs tab.

  16. Reproducing results of "Thermal transport in SiGe superlattice thin films and nanowires"

    27 Mar 2015 | Papers | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan, Jonathan Mark Dunn

    In this document we show how to reproduce results in the paper "Thermal transport in SiGe superlattice thin films and nanowires", Keng-hua Lin, and Alejandro Strachan Physical Review B 87, 115302 (2011) using the nanoMATERIALS nanoscale heat transport tool in nanoHUB....

  17. Reproducing results from "PUQ: a code for non-intrusive uncertainty propagation in computer simulations"

    27 Mar 2015 | Papers | Contributor(s): Martin Hunt, Marisol Koslowski, Alejandro Strachan

    In this document we use the nanoPLASTICITY in nanoHUB to reproduce results of the paper "PUQ: a code for non-intrusive uncertainty propagation in computer simulations" to be published in Computer Physics Communications. The paper abstract follows.We present a software package for the...

  18. Projectile Motion Example Tool

    26 Mar 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Martin Hunt

    Basic physics example for use with learning Rappture and UQ

  19. Tensile Testing of Nanoscale and Macroscale Metal Samples

    25 Mar 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Aisling Coughlan, Kendra A. Erk, David Ray Johnson, Tanya Faltens, Alejandro Strachan, Heidi A Diefes-Dux

    This document is a sophomore materials science and engineering tensile testing laboratory handout (Fall 2014) that introduces students to the atomic-level processes that are responsible for plastic deformation. By performing standard tensile tests on a ductile metal in conjunction with...

  20. System of Systems Analytic Workbench Toolset

    23 Mar 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Daniel A Delaurentis, Karen Marais, Navindran Davendralingam, Cesare Guariniello, Payuna Uday, Zhemei Fang, Demetrios Katsaduros

    This is a toolset including different methods to support system of systems development and analysis.