Tags: education/outreach

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Part of our mission is to help educators incorporate nanotechnology into their offerings.

The following resources are related to education and outreach efforts.

Resources (81-100 of 108)

  1. Embedding science and technology education into students' lifestyles and technology choices

    06 Dec 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Krishna Madhavan

    Learning experiences of the future will be multi-sensory, engage technologies and significant computational power continuously and invisibly, and will be completely engaging. The emergence of highly cross-disciplinary fields like nanoscale science and technology, bioinformatics, and...

  2. Exercises for FETToy

    11 Oct 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    This series of exercises uses the FETToy program to illustrate some of the key physical concepts for nanotransistors.

  3. Atomic Force Microscopy

    01 Dec 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Arvind Raman

    Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) is an indispensible tool in nano science for the fabrication, metrology, manipulation, and property characterization of nanostructures. This tutorial reviews some of the physics of the interaction forces between the nanoscale tip and sample, the dynamics of the...

  4. NCLT Seminar Series

    23 Nov 2005 |

    National Center for Learning and Teaching in Nanoscale Science and Engineering. (NCLT). The mission of NCLT is to develop the next generation of leaders in NSE teaching and learning, with an emphasis on NSEE capacity building, providing a strong impact on national STEM education. The guiding...

  5. First Principles-based Atomistic and Mesoscale Modeling of Materials

    01 Dec 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandro Strachan

    This tutorial will describe some of the most powerful and widely used techniques for materials modeling including i) first principles quantum mechanics (QM), ii) large-scale molecular dynamics (MD) simulations and iii) mesoscale modeling, together with the strategies to bridge between them....

  6. Simple Theory of the Ballistic MOSFET

    11 Oct 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Silicon nanoelectronics has become silicon nanoelectronics, but we still analyze, design, and think about MOSFETs in more or less in the same way that we did 30 years ago. In this talk, I will describe a simple analysis of the ballistic MOSFET. No MOSFET is truly ballistic, but approaching this...

  7. On the Reliability of Micro-Electronic Devices: An Introductory Lecture on Negative Bias Temperature Instability

    28 Sep 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam

    In 1930s Bell Labs scientists chose to focus on Siand Ge, rather than better known semiconductors like Ag2S and Cu2S, mostly because of their reliable performance. Their choice was rewarded with the invention of bipolar transistors several years later. In 1960s, scientists at Fairchild worked...

  8. Quantum Dots

    21 Jul 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck

    Quantum Dots are man-made artificial atoms that confine electrons to a small space. As such, they have atomic-like behavior and enable the study of quantum mechanical effects on a length scale that is around 100 times larger than the pure atomic scale. Quantum dots offer application...

  9. Parallel Computing for Realistic Nanoelectronic Simulations

    12 Sep 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck

    Typical modeling and simulation efforts directed towards the understanding of electron transport at the nanometer scale utilize single workstations as computational engines. Growing understanding of the involved physics and the need to model realistically extended devices increases the...

  10. 2004 Computational Materials Science Summer School

    07 Jun 2004 |

    This short course will explore a range of computational approaches relevant for nanotechnology.

  11. Moore's Law Forever?

    13 Jul 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    This talk covers the big technological changes in the 20th and 21st century that were correctly predicted by Gordon Moore in 1965. Moore's Law states that the number of transistors on a silicon chip doubles every technology generation. In 1960s terms that meant every 12 months and currently this...

  12. CMOS Nanotechnology

    07 Jul 2004 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    In non-specialist language, this talk introduces CMOS technology used for modern electronics. Beginning with an explanation of "CMOS," the speaker relates basic system considerations of transistor design and identifies future challenges for CMOS electronics. Anyone with an elementary...

  13. Transistors

    04 Aug 2004 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    The transistor is the basic element of electronic systems. The integrated circuits inside today's personal computers, cell phones, PDA's, etc., contain hundreds of millions of transistors on a chip of silicon about 2 cm on a side. Each technology generation, engineers shrink the size of...

  14. NCN Student Workshop 2005

    06 Apr 2005 |

    The first NCN Student Workshop was held April 6-7, 2005. This workshop was designed to give students in the program a background about NCN activities, and to hear from them how NCN can better serve their needs in the future.

  15. What is a Nanometer?

    02 Apr 2005 | | Contributor(s)::

    Join Laura and Martin on a wild ride through the milliworld and the microworld to reach the nanoworld. Along the way, they discover how small a nanometer truly is.

  16. Nano/Bio Connection

    02 Apr 2005 | | Contributor(s)::

    Nanotechnology is not just a topic for physicists, chemists, and engineers. Laura explains the important role of biologists in this field, and shows how they may help provide clues to molecular assembly techniques.

  17. Scanning Probe Microscopes

    15 Mar 2005 | | Contributor(s)::

    Laura explains how scanning probe microscopes can be used to create images of small devices, molecules, and even atoms! A large-scale version of the scanning probe microscope is built out of Legos to show the basic principles.

  18. Feasibility of Molecular Manufacturing

    14 Mar 2005 | | Contributor(s)::

    Martin and Laura have an interesting debate about the feasibility of Molecular Manufacturing. Can molecular assemblers be developed to create new materials, new devices, and even macroscopic objects? Find out... If Martin ever wakes up!

  19. Nanomanufacturing: Top-Down and Bottom-Up

    14 Mar 2005 | | Contributor(s)::

    Martin presents an overview of nanomanufacturing techniques, explaining the difference between top-down and bottom-up approaches.

  20. MATLAB Scripts for "Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor"

    15 Mar 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta

    Tinker with quantum transport models! Download the MATLAB scripts used to demonstrate the physics described in Supriyo Datta's book Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor. These simple models are less than a page of code, and yet they reproduce much of the fundamental physics observed in...