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  1. [Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 15: Optical Traps

    28 Oct 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin

  2. Multi-Scale Modeling of Metal-CNT Interfaces

    03 Nov 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Martin Claus

    IWCE 2015 presentation.  the authors studied the impact of contact materials on cntfet behavior using multiscale modeling and simulation framework. a strong correlation between metal-cnt coupling strength, contact length and contact resistance was found. the atomistic simulation was used to...

  3. From Single-Stage to Device-Level Simulation of Coupled Electron and Phonon Transport in Quantum Cascade Lasers

    02 Nov 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Irena Knezevic

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

  4. Analyzing Variability in Short-Channel Quantum Transport from Atomistic First Principles

    05 Nov 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Qing Shi

    IWCE 2015 invited presentation.  Due to random impurity fluctuations, the device-to-device variability is a serious challenge to emerging nanoelectronics. In this talk I shall present a theoretical formalism and its numerical realization to predict quantum-transport variability from...

  5. Diffusion-Reaction Modeling of Cu Migration in CdTe Solar Devices

    22 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Da GUO, Tian Fang, Richard Akis, Dragica Vasileska

    IWCE 2015 presentation. In this work, we report on development of one-dimensional (1D) finite-difference and two- dimensional (2D) finite-element diffusion-reaction simulators to investigate mechanisms behind Cu- related metastabilities observed in CdTe solar cells [1]. The evolution of CdTe...

  6. Computational Methods for the Design of Bioinspired Systems that Employ Nanodevices

    05 Nov 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Damien Querlioz, Adrien F. Vincent

    IWCE 2015 session keynote presentation. Biological systems compute by exploiting the rich physics of their natural “nanodevices”. In electronics, it is therefore attractive to design bioinspired computing paradigms, which exploit device physics more deeply than digital logic, in...

  7. A Multi-Scale Modeling Approach to Study Transport in Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells

    03 Nov 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pradyumna Muralidharan, Dragica Vasileska, Stephen M. Goodnick, Stuart Bowden

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

  8. [Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 11: Magnetic Tweezers I

    26 Oct 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin, Klaus Schulten

  9. [Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 10: A Glimpse of Computational Methods in Biological Physics

    26 Oct 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin

  10. Spectral phonon relaxation time calculation tool by using normal mode analysis based on molecular dynamics

    19 Jan 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Tianli Feng, Xiulin Ruan

    Calculate the spectral phonon relaxation time in solids based on molecular dynamics.

  11. [Illinois] Foundations of Nanoscience: Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices

    23 Oct 2015 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Alan Rowan, Erik Luijten, Mark Brongersma, Graham Johnson, Ayusman Sen, Michelle Khine, Erkang Wang, Michael Famulok, Milan Stojanovic

    This is a yearly conference on foundations of nanoscience, maintaining the highest scientific standards and providing many opportunities for discussion and informal exchange of information and questions. Self-assembly is the central theme of the conference. Topics include experimental and...

  12. [Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 14: Review for Midterm

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

  13. [Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 13: Magnetic Tweezers III

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

  14. [Illinois] Device Applications of Metafilms and Metasurfaces

    23 Oct 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Brongersma

  15. [Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 9: Protein Folding

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

  16. [Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 12: Magnetic Tweezers II

    20 Oct 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin

  17. Lorentzian fitting tool for phonon spectral energy density and general use

    20 Oct 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Tianli Feng, Xiulin Ruan

    Fit a general data set (or specially the phonon spectral energy density) as a Lorentzian function to obtain the peak position (or phonon frequency) and full width at half maximum (or relaxation time).

  18. Dissipative Quantum Transport Using One-Particle Time-Dependent (Conditional) Wave Functions

    19 Oct 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Xavier Oriols

    IWCE 2015 presentation. an effective single-particle schrodinger equation to include dissipation into quantum devices is presented. this effective equation is fully understood in the context of bohmian mechanics, a theory of particles and waves, where it is possible to define unambiguously...

  19. Bismide Semiconductors: Revolutionising Telecom Lasers

    19 Oct 2015 | Papers | Contributor(s): Muhammad Usman, Christopher A Broderick, Eoin P O\'reilly

    Today’s telecomm lasers are plagued with Auger-related losses, which significantly reduce their efficiency and make device cooling essential. We are proposing a radical change in the laser technology by developing a new class of materials, bismide semiconductors. These novel nanomaterials...

  20. Photovoltaics QCRF-FDTD Simulator

    15 Oct 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jacob R Duritsch, Haejun Chung, Peter Bermel

    Simulates optical and electrical behaviors of photovoltaic cells using a FDTD simulation method and QCRF material modeling.