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Visualizing Crystal Structures: An interactive group classroom activity
11 Nov 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Susan Gentry, Tanya Faltens
This learning activity guides students through the visualization of three-dimensional crystal structures using the software package Ovito. Students work in groups manipulating...
How to Create Atomic Planes in FCC, NaCl and Simple Cubic Structures
27 Oct 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tanya Faltens
This step by step guide shows how to create atomic planes in some common crystal structures. The crystal structures can be sliced along the planes, and the atomic packing of each plane...
Unit Cell Ranking Tasks
15 Oct 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tanya Faltens
This set of ranking tasks is designed to help the learner work with and understand some of the features of common structures: planar densities, atomic densities, atomic packing factor and...
Solar Cells Lecture 4: What is Different about Thin-Film Solar Cells?
29 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | 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...
CHM 696 Lecture 2: Molecular Recognition of polar and Apolar Organic Molecules
22 Feb 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Wei
Molecular recognition of polar and apolar organic molecules;
Catenanes and rotaxanes;
p-p, p-cation, and dispersion forces;
Crystal Viewer Tool Verification (V 2.3.4)
15 Jun 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This text verifies the Crystal Viewer Tool by comparing the amount of dangling bonds at the silicon surface for ,  and  crystal orientation. The crystal viewer results are in...