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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
04 Jan 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Peilin Liao
Educational notebooks for studying crystallography
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
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...
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
Exercise: Crystal Lattices
29 Jul 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This exercise helps the student better understand various types of crystal lattices, in particular diamond and zinc-blende and also helps in better understanding of the miller indicies. The results to some of these problems can be easily arrived at by using the crystal viewer...
Illinois Physics 498: Introduction to Biological Physics
07 Apr 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Paul R Selvin
We will apply simple yet powerfulideas of physics to gain some understanding of biology. (What is theinertia of a bacteria and how does this affect its behavior?) We willbegin with atoms, move to molecules, then macromolecules, then cells,and finally whole systems. For example, how do we see?...
Homework Exercise on Bravais Lattices, Crystal Structures, Miller Indices
30 Mar 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Abhijeet Paul, Gerhard Klimeck
The tutorial questions based on Crystal Viewer Lab v1.0 available online at Crystal Viewer Lab. Students are asked to explore different Bravais lattices, crystal structures, and Miller indices. Reference / course book: Semiconductor Device Fundamentals by Robert E. PierretNCN@Purdue
Spectroscopy and Modeling to Infer Channel Structure and Function
23 Mar 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Vishwanath Jogini
We are particularly interested in issues about ion permeation, ion selectivity, gating, and channel inhibitors. We are currently working on the KcsA channel, the OmpF porin, and the gramicidin A> channel. We are also spending our efforts in the development of new computational approaches for...