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  1. High Accuracy Atomic Force Microscope with Self-Optimizing Scan Control

    19 Sep 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ryan (Young-kook) Yoo

    Atomic force microscope (AFM) is a very useful instrument in characterizing nanoscale features, However, the original AFM design, based on piezo-tube scanner, had slow response and non-orthogonal behavior, inadequate to address the metrology needs of industrial applications: accuracy,...

  2. DNA Origami Visualization Tools

    12 Sep 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jessica Nash

    Visualize DNA origami designs

  3. Solar Energy: Some Challenges and Opportunities

    03 Sep 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rakesh Agrawal

    Rakesh Agrawal is Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor, School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University. Previously, he was an Air Products Fellow at Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., where he worked until 2004.A major thrust of his research is related to energy issues and includes novel...

  4. Classic Views on N-Path Filters

    31 Mar 2017 | Papers | Contributor(s): Gregory Chang, Shreyas Sen

    This Document first includes detailed break down and analysis of the paper by W.R. LePage et.al. Based on the notion of commutated capacitor, a different perspective on its performance is included while keeping the known result as relevant figure of merits.

  5. BTI Simulator for Two Well Non-radiative Multiphonon Model

    31 Aug 2016 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Rakesh P Rao, Narendra Parihar, Sujay Desai, Souvik Mahapatra

    This simulator calculates the kinetics associated with hole trapping in pre-existing gate insulator traps during Negative Bias Temperature Instability (NBTI) in SiO2 (or SiON) based Si p-MOSFETs. The calculations are based on the"Two Well Non-radiative Multi-phonon Model"....

  6. Tailoring Biomass to Fit the Biofuels Pipeline

    29 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Maureen McCann, Nicholas C. Carpita

    Second-generation biofuels will be derived from lignocellulosic biomass using biological catalysts to convert the carbon in plant cell wall polysaccharides to ethanol or other biofuels. The Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels (C3Bio) is a DOE-funded Energy Frontier...

  7. BTI Simulator for Two Well Thermionic Model

    26 Aug 2016 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Rakesh P Rao, Narendra Parihar, Sujay Desai, Souvik Mahapatra

    This simulator calculates the kinetics associated with hole trapping in pre-existing gate insulator traps during Negative Bias Temperature Instability (NBTI) in SiO2 (or SiON) based Si p-MOSFETs. The calculations are based on the "Two Well Thermionic Model". The simulator can...

  8. A Gentle Introduction to Uncertainty Quantification

    19 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ilias Bilionis

  9. Project Proposal Template

    19 Aug 2016 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Amy Marconnet

    Form a team of 2-3 and submit a project proposal (1 slide quad chart) to the instructor (by email) for approval. The project proposal should include a description of the idea, an outline of the technical approach, a graphic succinctly illustrating the project, and a short list of references and...

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    19 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations

  11. Practice Your Scales!
 Thermal and Energy Nanomaterials for Fast Processes

    06 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher

  12. Introduction to the Quantum Design Systems in the Birck Spintronics Lab

    06 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Neil R Dilley

    Presentation about the design and capabilities of the PPMS DynaCool Cryostat and the MPMS-3 SQUID Magnetometer.

  13. Basics of 3D Cell Culture: Forming Spheroids in the Presence of Extracellular Matrix II

    06 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations

  14. Basics of 3D Cell Culture: Forming Spheroids in the Presence of Extracellular Matrix I

    06 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations

  15. Generalizing the Quantum Dot Lab Towards Arbitrary Shapes and Compositions

    04 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Matt Allen Bliss

    As applications in nanotechnology reach the scale of countable atoms, computer simulation has become a necessity in the understanding of new devices, such as quantum dots. To understand the various optoelectronic properties of these nanoparticles, the Quantum Dot Lab (QDL) has been created and...

  16. Large Scale Monolithic Solar Panel Simulation - A Study on Partial Shading Degradation

    03 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Suhas Venkat Baddela

    Shadow-induced degradation is a major concern for both power output and long-term reliability in solar cells. Apart from the obvious fact that shading reduces the amount of solar irradiance available to solar panels, it may lead to formation of hot spots, where solar cells are forced to reverse...

  17. Performance of TF-VLS Grown InP Photovoltaic Cells

    03 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Junyan Shi

    A grand challenge of photovoltaics (PV) is to find materials offering a promising combination of low costs and high efficiencies. While III-V material-based PV cells have set many world records, often their cost is much greater than other commercial cells. To help address this gap, thin-film...

  18. Optimization under Uncertainty Tool for Modeling Porous Lithium-Ion Batteries

    03 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lefei Zhang

    The motivation of this tool is to optimize the performance of battery based on energy output. During the manufacturing process, several parameters such as cathode thickness, the volume concentration of cathode and radius of negative active materials are subject to uncertainty. To optimize...

  19. Designing an Experimentally Feasible Selective Thermal Emitter for a Thermophotovoltaic System

    03 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Namrata Vivek Raghavan, Peter Bermel, Enas Sakr, Haejun Chung

    More than 60% of the raw energy used in the US is dissipated as waste heat. Thermophotovoltaics (TPV) provide a means to capture this waste heat into electricity. Inefficiencies in TPV systems are due to various loss mechanisms, particularly a lack of spectral matching between the emission...

  20. Atomistic Configuration Interaction Simulation Tool for Semiconductor Based Quantum Computing Devices

    03 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jingbo Wu

    Atomistic Configuration Interaction (ACI) is a simulation tool for solid state quantum computing devices. It will allow user to obtain both donor and quantum dot electron wave function precisely by using configuration interaction method. Jingbo Wu is a senior year electrical...