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High Pressure DFT Data
20 Feb 2018 | Contributor(s):: Austin Zadoks, Sam Reeve, Karthik Guda Vishnu, Alejandro Strachan
Query and retrieve elastic constants and phase stability data from high-pressure DFT calculations
AIDA: A tool for exhaustive enumeration of solutions to the quantized Frank-Bilby equation
08 Jan 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Ali Sangghaleh, Michael J. Demkowicz
We present a tool called Arrangement of Interface Dislocation Arrays (AIDA) for enumerating all dislocation networks that satisfy the quantized Frank-Bilby equation for any interface between cubic crystals with a single-atom basis, i.e. FCC/FCC, BCC/BCC, and FCC/BCC interfaces. The set of...
MSE educational tool: crystal structures, reciprocal lattice & symmetry
04 Jan 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Nolan Andrew Miller, Peilin Liao
Educational notebooks for studying crystal structures
MSE educational tool: visualization of stacking faults
28 Nov 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Peilin Liao
Visualize stacking faults in FCC and BCC crystals
MSE educational tool: crystal structure and lattice plane visualization with Jmol
18 Sep 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Peilin Liao
Visualize crystal structure and lattice plane with Jmol
MSE educational tool: X-ray diffraction (XRD) pattern
01 Sep 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Peilin Liao
XRD pattern for BCC and FCC metals
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Crystal Viewer 2.0
07 Nov 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Kevin Margatan
nanoHUB is an online compilation of tools for simulations. Equipped with 3-D simulations and a capability to solve very complex calculations, nanoHUB provides its users worldwide with various tools to help them finish their assignments. One of the tools available is called a Crystal Viewer Tool,...
Quick and Easy Guide to Carbon Structure Simulations using Crystal Viewer Tool
30 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Tanya Faltens
These are step-by-step instructions for creating simulations of carbon nanostructures:- buckly ball- carbon nanotubes- graphene sheetsThese instructions will allow teachers to run simulations that students can use along with, or instead of, building 3D models of structures.In NanoDays 2013 at...
Crystal Viewer Tool Learning Materials
By completing the Crystal Viewer Lab in ABACUS - Assembly of Basic Applications for Coordinated Understanding of Semiconductors, users will be able to understand: a) crystals,b) crystal...
ABACUS: Test for Crystal Viewer Tool
04 Aug 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of this test is to give an idea to a self-learning students or to instructors in the case this test is used in a classroom the level of understanding of this topic when students have gone through the learning material, worked exercises and have completed the assignments and the...
Crystal Viewer Lab Exercise
28 Jun 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck, Parijat Sengupta, Dragica Vasileska
A central problem in the investigation of material properties involves the examination of the underlying blocks that aggregate to form macroscopic bodies. These underlying blocs own a definite arrangement that is repeated in three dimensions to give the crystal structure. We will try to explore...
Crystal Structures - Packing Efficiency Exercise
14 Jun 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
Consider the most efficient way of packing together equal-sized spheres and stacking close-packed atomic planes in three dimensions. For example, if plane A lies beneath plane B, there are two possible ways of placing an additional atom on top of layer B. If an additional layer was placed...
04 Jun 2010 | | Contributor(s):: David K. Ferry, Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
In mineralogy and crystallography, a crystal structure is a unique arrangement of atoms in a crystal. A crystal structure is composed of a basis, a set of atoms arranged in a particular way, and a lattice. The basis is located upon the points of a lattice spanned by lattice vectors, which is an...
Illinois ECE 440: Introduction to Crystal Properties Homework
27 Jan 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Mohamed Mohamed
This homework Assignment covers basic introduction to Material Properties and Crystal Structures.
Modern X-ray Scattering Methods for Nanoscale Materials Analysis
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15 Oct 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Richard J. Matyi
Since its discovery by von Laue in 1912, X-ray diffraction has become an indispensable tool for structure determinations in the physical and biological sciences. X-rays are characterized by high energies and by wavelengths that are commensurate with nanometer-sized structures – unlike optical...
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