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Molecular Structure Tracer
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05 Feb 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina
This tool provides a high quality display of molecular structures.
Introduction to the nanoHUB for Contributors
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02 Feb 2008 | Series
This series is a collection of introductory talks describing how you can upload your own content onto nanoHUB.
Perspectives on Computational Quantum Chemistry
20 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Martin P. Head-Gordon
This presentation was one of 13 presentations in the one-day forum,
"Excellence in Computer Simulation," which brought together a broad
set of experts to reflect on the future of...
Can numerical “experiments” INSPIRE physical experiments?
20 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
Session 1: Discussion
19 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations
Discussion led by Mark Lundstrom, Purdue University.
Computational Modeling: Experience from my Bell Lab Days
19 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
TCAD Revisited, 2007: An Engineer’s Point of View
19 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Constantin Bulucea
NCN Nanoelectronics: Research Seminars
28 Nov 2007 | Series
Many research seminars are available on the nanoHUB. Listed below are a few that discuss new device possiblities.
NCN Nanoelectronics: Courses
NCN Nanoelectronics: Simulation Tools for Education
Many simulation tools are available on the nanoHUB. The tools have been well-tested and here include supporting materials so that they can be effectively used for education or intelligently used...
Electronics From the Bottom Up: a view of conductance
17 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
Resistance is one of the first concepts an electrical engineer
learns, but things get interesting at the nanoscale.
Experimentalists have found that no matter how short the resistor is, ...
Electronics From the Bottom Up: top-down/bottom-up views of length
17 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
When devices get small stochastic effects become important. Random
dopant effects lead to uncertainties in a MOSFET’s threshold voltage
and gate oxides breakdown is a random process. Even...
Electronics from the Bottom Up: an educational initiative on 21st century electronics
17 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom, Supriyo Datta, Muhammad A. Alam
In the 1960’s, a group of leaders from industry and academia,
recognized that the age of vacuum tubes was ending and that engineers
would have to be educated differently if they were to...
2007 Summer Undergraduate Research Intern Program Conference
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13 Aug 2007 | Series
The NASA Institute for Nanoelectronics and Computing and NSF Network for Computating Nanotechnology offers qualifying students the opportunity to become Summer Undergraduate Research Interns...
Presentation Publishing on the nanoHUB
10 Jul 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joseph M. Cychosz
This presentation gives a detailed overview of the process of creating an online presentation for the nanoHUB. It describes how to use Adobe-Macromedia's Breeze presentation tool in conjuction...
3D Molecular Models
26 Jun 2007 | Animations | Contributor(s): Nicholas Vargo
This animation was created as part of the Children's Museum Nanotechnology Exhibit to give the viewer an idea of what objects look like at the nano-level. The molecules range from something as...
From Research to Learning in Chemistry through Visualization and Computation
21 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Jakobsson
Modern chemistry research and high school chemistry education are separated by institutional and geographical boundaries. As such, much of secondary chemistry education is still based on the...
Technology challenges of the 21st Century
14 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eugene S. Meieran
The 20th century was a century of remarkable scientific and technical achievement, as recorded in the National Academy of Engineering book, "A Century of Innovation". Three forces ("a perfect...
Atomistic Modeling of the Mechanical Properties of Nanostructured Materials
23 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): SeongJun Heo, Susan Sinnott
The mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes are studied by using classical molecular dynamics simulations. Especially, the effects of filling, temperature, and functionalization on CNT's...
Orientational Dependence of Friction in Polyethylene
16 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): SeongJun Heo
The frictional properties of polyethylene polymer are investigated by using classical molecular dynamics simulations. Especially, the sliding orientational effect is considered in this study. The...