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Designing Nanocomposite Materials for Solid-State Energy Conversion
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28 Dec 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
Molecular Beam Epitaxy
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16 Nov 2005 | Animations | Contributor(s): John C. Bean
Microelectronic devices are made by repeating two steps: 1) Depositing a thin uniform layer of material; 2) Then using a photographic process to pattern and remove unwanted areas of that layer.
Scanning Electron Microscope
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This resource describes a scanning electron microscope (SEM). It includes detailed depictions of how the electron beam is focused and used to create hugely magnified images of experimental specimens.
Scanning Probe Microscope Piezoelectric Crystals
In this resource we disassemble the piezoelectric assembly of a scanning probe microscope. At its core is a white cylinder of the piezoelectric material. If you look closely, it has a granular...
Scanning Probe Microscope Operation
Scanning Probe Microscopes (SPMs) include Atomic Force Microscopes (AFMs) and Scanning Tunneling Microscopes (STMs or STEMs). They are the only instruments in widespread use that can actually...
Fabrication of a MOSFET within a Microprocessor
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This resource depicts the step-by-step process by which the transistors of an integrated circuit are made.
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...
Laser Cooling of Solids
13 Oct 2005 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Massoud Kaviany
Enhanced laser cooling of ion doped nanocrystalline powders (e.g., Yb3+: Y2O3) can be achieved by enhancing the anti-Stokes, off-resonance absorption, which is proportional to the three...
Semiconductor Interfaces at the Nanoscale
13 Oct 2005 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David Janes
The trend in downscaling of electronic devices and the need to add functionalities such as sensing and nonvolatile memory to existing circuitry dictate that new approaches be developed for device...
Measurement of Single Molecule Conductance using STM-Based Break Junctions
01 Sep 2005 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nongjian Tao
We have measured single molecule conductance using a combined STM- and conducting AFM-based break junction method. The method works in aqueous solutions, which is suitable for biologically...
Probing Silicon-Based Molecular Electronics with Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
01 Sep 2005 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Hersam
In recent years, substantial progress has occurred in the field of molecular electronics . In this paper, charge transport through molecule-semiconductor junctions is probed with ultra-high...
Synthetic and Processing Strategies to New Molecular and Polymeric...
01 Sep 2005 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Antonio Facchetti, Tobin Marks
Recent achievements in the design and synthesis of new arene/heteroaromatic oligomers/molecules functionalized with a variety of phenacyl, alkylcarbonyl, and perfluoroalkylcarbonyl will be...
Towards Molecular Electronic Circuitry: Selective Deposition of Metals on Patterned ...
01 Sep 2005 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Amy Walker
We have developed a robust method by which to construct complex two- and three- dimensional structures based on controlling interfacial chemistry. This work has important applications in...
Nanomanufacturing: Top-Down and Bottom-Up
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15 Mar 2005 | Animations | Contributor(s): EPICS LSPM Team
Martin presents an overview of nanomanufacturing techniques, explaining the difference between top-down and bottom-up approaches.
Scanning Probe Microscopes
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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...
Probing Molecular Conduction with Scanning Probe Microscopy
15 Feb 2005 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Hersam
This tutorial will provide an overview of scanning probe microscopy (SPM) and
its application towards problems in molecular conduction. In an effort to communicate
the power and limitations of...
Modification of Si(111) Surfaces using Self - Assembled Monolayers (SAMs) for Electrochemical and AF
16 Aug 2004 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Rosangelly Flores Pérez
Recent researchers in the electrical engineering field are using self-assembled monolayers techniques with aryldiazonium salts solutions to build nanoelectronic devices. This innovation can...
Efficient UDP Haptic Device Communication
16 Aug 2004 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Daniel Wilhelm
The User Datagram Protocol (UDP) is a robust method for communicating with haptic devices across a Local Area Network (LAN), enabling fast Ethernet transmission and remote operation.
Spectroscopic Studies of Dye-Metal Complexes
15 Aug 2004 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Starre Williams
In the previous works concerning metal-molecule interactions interesting properties of a new spectral band in luminescence were observed. It was also shown in previous works that Ag-dye...
Effects of Pre-Growth Catalyst Annealing on Carbon Nanotube Synthesis
15 Aug 2004 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Aaron Franklin
The inability to control the physical properties of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) continues to hinder the manufacturability and applicability of CNT devices. The effect of pre-growth annealing on...