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MSE L3.3: Crystaline Solids - Crystallographic Directions
18 Mar 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Patrick J Shamberger
E304 L4.2.1: Nanomaterials - Summary of Crystals
17 Mar 2016 |
[Illinois] Using Photonic Crystals to Enhance SERS Signals for Early Detection of Prostate Cancer
29 Jan 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Caitlin Race
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer for men, and the second leading cause of death due to cancer in men. Currently, the most common screening method aims to detect high levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in blood. Our research has shown the potential for both better prostate...
Rate-Limited Deformation Mechanisms in Nanocrystalline Metals
08 Apr 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Marisol Koslowski
ECE 695A Lecture 4: Structures and Defects in Crystals
17 Jan 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad Alam
Outline:Background informationDefect-free crystal structuresDefects in crystalsConclusions
ECE 606 Lecture 1: Introduction/Crystal Classification
30 Aug 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck
Micromechanics of Polycrystals: Full-field Computations and Second-order Homogenization Approaches
30 May 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Ricardo Lebensohn
In the first part of this talk we will present a spectral formulation based on crystal plasticity and Fast Fourier Transforms (FFT) for the determination of micromechanical fields in plastically-deformed 3-D polycrystals. This formulation, pioneered by Suquet and coworkers as a fast algorithm to...
Solar Cells Lecture 4: What is Different about Thin-Film Solar Cells?
29 Aug 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
Thin film solar cells promise acceptable efficiency at low cost. This tutorial examines the device physics of thin-film solar cells, which generally require a different type of analysis than crystalline solar cells.
CHM 696 Lecture 8: Self-Assembled Monolayers/Supramolecular Surface Science I
25 Apr 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander Wei
CHM 696 Lecture 7: Supramolecular Materials/Crystal Engineering and Metal-Organic Frameworks II
21 Mar 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander Wei
CHM 696 Lecture 6: Supramolecular Materials/Crystal Engineering and Metal-Organic Frameworks I
CHM 696 Lecture 9: Self-Assembled Monolayers/Supramolecular Surface Science II
10 Mar 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander Wei
Levitated Spinning Graphene
18 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Bruce E. Kane
I will describe a method for levitating micron-sized few layer graphene flakes in a quadrupole ion trap. Starting from a liquid suspension containing graphene, charged flakes are injected into the trap using the electrospray ionization technique and are probed optically.
ME 597 Lecture 12: Experimental Uncertainties in Extracting Material Properties from F-Z Curves
29 Oct 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Ryan Wagner, Arvind Raman
Guest lecturer: Ryan Wagner.
X-ray Diffraction and Reflectivity Analysis of Thin Films and Nanomaterials
29 Dec 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mauro Sardela
A review of x-ray analysis techniques applied to the characterization of nanomaterials will be presented with focus on x-ray lab source instrumentation similar to the facilities available at the Birck Nanotechnology Center. Practical aspects of data acquisition and interpretation using x-ray...
ME 597 Lecture 1: Introduction to Basic Quantum Mechanics
01 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger
Note: This lecture has been revised since its original presentation.Topics:Introduction to Basic Quantum MechanicsEnergy States in Periodic Crystals
ECE 606 Lecture 2: Geometry of Periodic Crystals
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28 Jan 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
Outline:Volume & surface issues for BCC, FCC, Cubic latticesImportant material systemsMiller indices ConclusionsHelpful software tool: Crystal Viewer in the ABACUS tool suite.
ECE 606 Lecture 1: Introduction
Outline:Course information Current flow in semiconductors Types of material systems Classification of crystals
Illinois MATSE 280 Introduction to Engineering Materials, Lecture 3 Part 3: Crystallographic Points, Directions, and Planes
22 Sep 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Duane Douglas Johnson, Omar N Sobh
Crystallographic Points, Directions, and PlanesIssues to Address...How to define points, directions, planes, as well aslinear, planar, and volume densitiesDefine basic terms and give examples of each: Points (atomic positions) Vectors (defines a particular direction - plane normal) Miller Indices...
Illinois ECE 440 Solid State Electronic Devices, Lecture 2: Crystal Lattices
14 Aug 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Eric Pop
Crystal Lattices:Periodic arrangement of atomsRepeated unit cells (solid-state)Stuffing atoms into unit cellsDiamond (Si) and zinc blende (GaAs)crystal structuresCrystal planesCalculating densities