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ABACUS—Introduction to Semiconductor Devices
When we hear the term semiconductor device, we may think first of the transistors in PCs or video game consoles, but transistors are the basic component in all of the electronic devices we use in...
Carbon Nanotube Fracture
PDF document: nanotubes.pdf
Due to their mechanical properties, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) hold promise as nanoreinforcements in a variety of composites. As a result, numerous theoretical and...
GlobalHUB—The Global Engineering HUB
GlobalHUB! The world’s first virtual organization dedicated to global engineering and global engineering education. Whether you’re a student looking for a virtual team for a...
nanoHUB Resources for K-12
nanoHUB: Impact On Education
nanoHUB’s Impact on Education
The contributions of nanoHUB.org to learning have been significant. Since its inception nanoHUB has been used in 379 graduate and undergraduate courses taught...
NCN Workshop on Simulation-Based Learning: Exploring Semiconductors, Nanoelectronics, and Beginning Chemistry
NCN Workshop on Simulation-Based Learning
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Optical and thermodynamic properties of gold metal nanoparticles. Effect of chemical functionalization.
PDF document: AuNanoParticles.pdf
This laboratory is intended to introduce the student to the use of semiempirical electronic structure methods. In particular, the semiempirical...
Quantum Chemistry for Engineers: Nanohub Nanoscience Projects
Electronic structure calculations play a major role in science and engineering, providing valuable information about molecular structure, thermodynamic and spectroscopic properties, and for...
PDF document: retinal.pdf
Isomerization reactions are very important in vision, as well as in many other chemical processes. When light is adsorbed, the double bond at carbon 11 in retinal (which...