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  1. [Illinois] Stretch Induced Hyperexcitability of Mice Callosal Pathway

    26 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Anthony Fan

    Memory and learning are thought to result from changes in synaptic strength. Previous studies on synaptic physiology in brain slices have traditionally been focused on biochemical processes. Here, we demonstrate with experiments on mouse brain slices that central nervous system plasticity is...

  2. Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations

    25 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sandip Mazumder

    A Youtube channel that presents numerous high-quality lectures on methods for solving Partial Differential Equations (PDEs). Topics include (1) Finite Difference Method: Cartesian and Curvilinear Mesh (2) Finite Volume Method: Cartesian, Curvilinear and Unstructured Mesh (3) Iterative solvers:...

  3. Flexible Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Field-Effect Transistor (TMDFET) HSPICE Model

    08 Feb 2016 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Morteza Gholipour, Ying-Yu Chen, Deming Chen

    SPICE model of flexible transition metal dichalcogenide field-effect transistors (TMDFETs) for different types of materials (MoS2, MoSe2, MoTe2, WS2, WSe2), considering effects when scaling the transistor size down to the 16-nm technology node. This model can be used for circuit-level simulations.

  4. Sensitivity Analysis of Multiscale Reaction Networks with Stochastic Averaging

    25 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Araz Ryan Hashemi

    We shall show how stochastic averaging may be employed to speed computations and obtain estimates of mean values and sensitivities with respect to the steady state distribution. Further, we shall establish bounds which show the bias induced by the averaging method decays to zero as the disparity...

  5. Pertinent and Exciting Uncertainty Quantification Problem Spaces in Materials and Manufacturing

    22 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Amanda Criner

    A summary of a few exciting problem spaces will be given to demonstrate the breadth of pertinent uncertainty quantification problems to materials and manufacturing.

  6. Nano-Link: Never go in with a Blank Sheet of Paper

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

    This presentation summarizes a proven approach that helps educators find, collect and refine the information that is needed to successfully work with industry and establish strong partnerships.  The process and source for collecting employee competencies required by industry is...

  7. E304: Introduction to Nano Science & Technology

    14 Jan 2016 | Courses

    This multi-disciplinary course provides an introduction to scientific principles and applications of nano-science and technology to students coming from a wide variety of backgrounds. The course takes a systems-based approach to demonstrate how different nano-concepts come together to create...

  8. E304 L3.1.1: Nanoscale Physics - The Challenges to Classical Physics

    13 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael Escuti

    This is the first of six short lectures that provide an introduction to nanoscale physics. This segment summarizes three key challenges to the Classical understanding of physics, which led to the development of Quantum physics. These challenges are: (i) The Ultraviolet...

  9. Too hot to handle? The emerging challenge of reliability/variability in self-heated FintFET, ETSOI, and GAA-FET

    11 Jan 2016 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam, Sang Hoon Shin, Muhammad Abdul Wahab, Jiangjiang Gu, Jingyun Zhang, Peide "Peter" Ye

    This presentation is part of the 8th IEEE/ACM Workshop on Variability Modeling and Characterization (VMC) 2015. It is difficult to control the geometry, doping, and thicknesses of small transistors. Moreover, nanoscale transistors degrade due to NBTI and HCI at vastly different...

  10. MAPP: The Berkeley Model and Algorithm Prototyping Platform

    11 Jan 2016 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Tianshi Wang, Aadithya V Karthik, Jaijeet Roychowdhury

    This presentation is part of the 8th IEEE/ACM Workshop on Variability Modeling and Characterization (VMC) 2015. It provides an introduction to Berkeley Model and Algorithm Prototyping Platform (MAPP). MAPP is a MATLAB-based platform that provides a complete environment for developing, testing,...

  11. A Primer on Semiconductor Fundamentals

    10 Jan 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    This primer quickly summarize some important semiconductor fundamentals. For those acquainted with semiconductors, this may be useful as a brief refresher. For those just getting started with semiconductors, my hope is that this primer provides just enough understanding to allow you to begin...

  12. Maxwell’s Equations and Electromagnetics after 150 Years

    29 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Weng Cho Chew

    In this presentation will discuss the history of different solution methods in electromagnetic theory, ranging from approximate methods, to fast numerical methods, namely, the computational electromagnetics methods. We will also discuss future directions in this area.

  13. 8th IEEE/ACM Workshop on Variability Modeling and Characterization (VMC) 2015

    07 Jan 2016 | Workshops

    Variability has emerged as a fundamental challenge to IC design in scaled CMOS technology; and it has profound impact on nearly all aspects of circuit performance. While some of the negative effects of variability can be handled via improvements in the manufacturing process, comprehensive...

  14. The NEEDS Initiative: Devices, Circuits, and Systems

    07 Jan 2016 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    This presentation is part of the 8th IEEE/ACM Workshop on Variability Modeling and Characterization (VMC) 2015.This presentation provides an overview of the NEEDS initiative, which is funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation and by the Semiconductor Research Corporation. The overarching...

  15. A UCSD analytic TFET model

    18 Dec 2015 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Jianzhi Wu, Yuan Taur

    A continuous, analytic I-V model is developed for double-gate and nanowire tunnel FETs with 3D density of states, including depletion in the source. At the core of the model is a gate-controlled channel potential that satisfies the source and drain boundary conditions. Verified by...

  16. Few-Body Insights Into the Quantum Hall Problem

    05 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations

    This talk will summarize insights that emerge from theoretically treating a finite number of (3-8) electrons confined to a two-dimensional plane with a magnetic field oriented transversely.  This is the prototype system of strongly-correlated electrons in condensed matter physics, which...

  17. Atom-photon Interactions In 1D Photonic Crystals: From cQED to band-gap physics

    05 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jonathan Hood

    We investigate opportunities that emerge from the integration of cold atoms with nanoscopic photonic crystal waveguides (PCWs). PCWs enable the light-matter interaction to be engineered for both trapping and strong atom-photon coupling, thereby opening new avenues for novel quantum transport and...

  18. Quick Review of Semiconductor Fundamentals

    05 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    This lecture quickly summarizes some important semiconductor fundamentals. For those acquainted with semiconductors, it may be useful as a brief refresher. For those just getting started with semiconductors, my hope is that this lecture provides just enough understanding to allow you to begin...

  19. Nanotechology Principles Labs

    18 Dec 2015 | Series | Contributor(s): SHINE Project

    A series of lab experiments designed to teach students of any age about nanotechnology principles.

  20. [Illinois] Microchip system for multiplexed detection of foodborne pathogens

    18 Dec 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carlos Eduardo Duarte-Guevara