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A Primer on Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM)
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04 Apr 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ron Reifenberger
Scanning Probe Microscopes and their remarkable ability to provide three-dimensional maps of surfaces at the nanometer length scale have arguably been the most important tool in establishing the …
Amine Linked Single Molecule Circuits: Systematic Measurements & Understanding
02 Jul 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark S Hybertsen
Formation and function of well-defined linkages between organic molecules and metallic electrodes has been a key issue in the field of molecular electronics. We recently discovered that the …
An Experimentalists’ Perspective
19 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Arunava Majumdar
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 computational …
BNC Annual Research Symposium: Metrology and Nanomaterials Characterization
10 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ron Reifenberger
This presentation is part of a collection of presentations describing the projects, people, and capabilities enhanced by research performed in the Birck Center, and a look at plans for the upcoming …
BNC Annual Research Symposium: Nanoscale Energy Conversion
23 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher
BNC Annual Research Symposium: Welcome and Overview
23 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy D. Sands
Chemistry of Transition Metal Alloy Nanoparticles with Desired Phase Properties
20 Jun 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lichang Wang
In this presentation, I will discuss the results of two alloy nanoparticles, PtAu and PtVFe. I will also present the synergetic results of unraveling PtVFe nanoparticles by coupling computational …
Combining New Experimental and Informatic Tools for Protein Investigation and Engineering
09 Jan 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alan Friedman
The stability and activity of proteins is dependent on both the correct functioning and placement of individual amino acids and their interactions. Great attention has been paid to critical …
Designing Nanocomposite Materials for Solid-State Energy Conversion
10 Nov 2005 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy D. Sands
New materials will be necessary to break through today's performance envelopes for solid-state energy conversion devices ranging from LED-based solid-state white lamps to thermoelectric devices …
Designing Nanocomposite Thermoelectric Materials
08 Nov 2005 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy D. Sands
This tutorial reviews recent strategies for designing high-ZT nanostructured materials, including superlattices, embedded quantum dots, and nanowire composites. The tutorial highlights the challenges …
ECE 695A Lecture 31: Collecting and Plotting Data
15 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline: Origin of data, Field Acceleration vs. Statistical Inference Nonparametric information Preparing data for projection: Hazen formula Preparing data for projection: Kaplan formula …
ECE 695A Lecture 32: Physical vs. Empirical Distribution
Outline: Physical Vs. empirical distribution Properties of classical distribution function Moment-based fitting of data Conclusions
ECE 695A Lecture 33: Model Selection/Goodness of Fit
18 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
Outline: The problem of matching data with theoretical distribution Parameter extractions: Moments, linear regression, maximum likelihood Goodness of fit: Residual, Pearson, Cox, Akika …
ECE 695A Lecture 34: Scaling Theory of Design of Experiments
Outline: Introduction Buckingham PI Theorem An Illustrative Example Recall the scaling theory of HCI, NBTI, and TDDB Conclusions
Electron and Ion Microscopies as Characterization Tools for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
27 Feb 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Stach
This tutorial presents a broad overview of the basic physical principles of techniques used in scanning electron microscopy (SEM), as well as their application to understanding …
Experiment vs. Modelling: What's the problem?
05 Jun 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): William L. Barnes
Progress in plasmonics has been greatly assisted by developments in experimental techniques and in numerical modelling. This talk will look at some of the difficulties that emerge when …
Experiments and Models Regarding Strain Dependent Thermal Conductivity and Strength at the Nanoscale and Microscale
02 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vikas Tomar
Silicon micro- and nano-structures are essential in today’s integrated circuits and sensors. The functioning and performance of such devices are highly affected by thermal properties. Due to the …
Fun in the Sand: Some Experiments in Granular Physics
16 Feb 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter E. Schiffer
In the last two decades, condensed matter physicists have begun an intense study of the dynamic and static properties of granular media (materials made from individual acroscopic solid grains). These …
Gas Damping of Microcantilevers at Low Ambient Pressures
03 Nov 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rahul Anil Bidkar
This seminar will present a theoretical model for predicting the gas damping of long, rectangular silicon microcantilevers, which are oscillating in an unbounded gaseous medium with the ambient …
Keithley 4200-SCS Lecture 01: Introduction - System Overview - DC I-V Source Measurement
20 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lee Stauffer
Introduction to Device Characterization - System Overview: System Architecture, Hardware Features and Software Features - Precision DC I-V Source-Measure Features and Concepts.
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