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  1. Challenges and Opportunities in the Design of Rechargeable Batteries

    21 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): R. Edwin García

  2. Contact Resistances in Trigate & FinFET Devices

    22 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yann-Michel Niquet

    IWCE 2015 presentation.

  3. Molecular Transistors

    16 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark A. Reed

    Here we report the observation of such a solid-state molecular device, in which transport current is directly modulated by an external gate voltage. We have realized a molecular transistor made from the prototype molecular junction, benzene dithiol, and have used a combination of spectroscopies...

  4. Adventures with Oxide Interfaces: Electronics, Magnetism, Memory, Energy and Biology

    25 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): T. Venky Venkatesan

    In this talk I share a personal close up view of the evolution of this field and where I see it going. I will cover polar/non-polar oxide interface conductivity, defect induced magnetism, FE tunnel junctions and some recent work on bio-oxide interfaces.

  5. sugarcube-cad

    18 Feb 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jason Clark, Quincy Clark

    CAD for MEMS via systems of compact models. This commercial tool is published by Sugarcube Systems, which requires a registration fee to use. The nanoHUB does not receive revenue or assume liability for the use of this tool.

  6. Inclusion of Sustainability Aspects in Technician and Undergraduate Education Programs

    18 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Deb Newberry

  7. Magnetic Nanowires: Revolutionizing Hard Drives, Random Access Memory, & Cancer Treatment

    18 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Beth Stadler

    This talk will reveal synthesis secrets for nm-control of layer thicknesses, even for difficult alloys, which has enabled studies of magnetization reversal, magneto-elasticity, giant magnetoresistance, and spin transfer torqueswitching. These nanowires will mitigate the ITRS Roadmap’s...

  8. On the Validity of the Harmonic Potential Energy Surface Approximation for Nonradiative Multiphonon Charge Transitions in Oxide Defects

    09 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yannick Wimmer, Wolfgang Goes

    IWCE Presentation. Hole trapping in oxide defects in the gate insulator of MOSFET transistors has been linked to a wide range of phenomena like random telegraph noise, 1/f noise, bias temperature instability (BTI), stress-induced leakage current and hot carrier degradation [1–5]....

  9. Modeling Quantum Acceleration (Multi-Band Drift) of Bloch Waves in Nanowires

    24 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Raghuraj Hathwar, marco saraniti, Stephen M. Goodnick

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

  10. Size and Scale: A Walk from Kilometers to One Nanometer

    17 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Ratner

    A look at scale and size, walking from 1000 kilometers down to 1 nanometer.

  11. Tracking Energy Flow From the Nano to Mesoscale with Ultrafast Nanoscopy

    22 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Libai Huang

    In this talk, I will discuss our recent efforts on elucidating multi-scale energy transfer, migration, and dissipation processes with simultaneous femtosecond temporal resolution and nanometer spatial resolution. We have combined/correlated ultrafast spectroscopy with high spatial resolution...

  12. OOMMF FTUG: Object Oriented MicroMagnetic Framework First Time User's Guide

    24 Mar 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tanya Faltens

    OOMMF is the Object Oriented MicroMagnetic Framework, which is a powerful research-grade simulation tool for modeling the response of materials to applied magnetic fields that was developed by Dr.s Mike Donahue and Don Porter in the Information Technology Laboratory at the National Institute of...

  13. Finding Fake Videos With Physics

    18 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rhett Allain

    In case you haven’t noticed, the internet is full of videos. Some of these videos are about cats and some about interesting physics topics. You might be surprised to find that some of these online videos are fake (but hopefully you aren’t surprised). But how can you tell if a video...

  14. Overview and Applications of the Object Oriented Finite Element Analysis (OOF2)

    18 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): R. Edwin García

    Edwin Garcia is an associate professor of Materials Engineering who is interested in the application of theoretical and computational materials science to understand the relations between material properties and microstructure. His research places special emphasis on establishing analytical...

  15. Some Lessons on Entrepreneurship in Nanotechnology (and, Mechanical Engineers do 'nano', too)

    18 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher

    Professor Tim Fisher will talk about his brief excursion into starting (and stopping) a company, with a focus on lessons learned that are related to education and academic research. He will also try to convince a likely skeptical audience that mechanical engineers have something valuable to...

  16. [Illinois] Engineering the Mode Coupling in Microrings for Laser and Sensor Applications

    12 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lynford Goddard

    The integrated microring Bragg reflector forms the basis of a new family of compact reflective photonic devices. The buildup of field strength in the high quality factor ring resonator configuration yields multiple reflection encounters with the same set of gratings. This enables high...

  17. [Illinois] AMC 2016 workshop: Quantitative AM-FM mode for fast and versatile imaging of nanoscale elastic modulus

    13 Jun 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Marta Kocun

    Advanced Material Characterization Workshop June 7-8 2016 Federick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign  

  18. Ultra-Thin Silicon Membranes and Nanowires as Nanophononic and Thermoelectric Devices

    10 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Davide Donadio

    IWCE 2015 presentation. Engineering silicon at the nanoscale paves the way to new applications of this cheap, abundant, and technologically and environmentally friendly material. Transistors in nanoelectronics have reached the 10 nm size limit, implying very high density but also critical issues...

  19. Memory-Efficient Particle Annihilation Algorithm for Wigner Monte Carlo Simulations

    10 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul Ellinghaus

    IWCE 2015 presentation. The Wigner Monte Carlo solver, using the signed-particle method, is based on the generation and annihilation of numerical particles. The memory demands of the annihilation algorithm can become exorbitant, if a high spatial resolution is used, because the entire...

  20. Wigner Function Approach to Quantum Transport in QCLs

    10 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Olafur Jonasson, Irena Knezevic

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