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Illinois BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 18: Diagnostic Nanotechnology: Surface chemistry of nanoparticles
31 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Catherine J. Murphy
Lecture by Catherine Murphy.
Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Fall 2011: Untangling the Essence of Bulk Heterostructure Organic Solar Cells: Why Complex Need not be Complicated
31 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
A new class of Macroelectronic devices appropriate for large area flexible electronics, supercapacitors, batteries, and solar cells rely on the biological dictum that 'form defines function' and use structural geometry to compensate for the poor intrinsic transport in materials processed at low...
Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Multi-Modal and Multi-Functional Magnetic Particles for Cancer Imaging
27 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Adeel Ahmad
Differential adhesion between cadherin subtypes expressed on cell surfaces is postulated to direct cell segregation during tissue morphogenesis. The studies described here used magnetic twisting cytometry and traction force microscopy to test the impact of cadherin binding selectivity on...
Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Magnetomotive Molecular Nanoprobe
27 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Stephen Boppart
The diagnostic, interrogational, and therapeutic potential of molecular nanoprobes is rapidly being investigated and exploited across virtually every biomedical imaging modality. While many types of probes enhance contrast or delivery therapy by static localization to targeted sites, significant...
Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: In vitro Cancer Metastasis Driven by Elasticity of Micro-environment
27 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Xin Tang
Cancer deaths are primarily caused by metastases, not by the parent tumor. However, the physical-chemical mechanisms and parameters within the cellular micro-environment that initiate the onset of metastasis, are not understood. Here we show that human colon carcinoma (HCT-8) cells can exhibit a...
Illinois BioNanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Applications in Cancer and Mechanobiology Lecture 1: BioMEMS and Microfluidics
24 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Rashid Bashir
[Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 2: Math Toolbox I
26 Aug 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Popescu
Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices, waveplates, electromagnetic fields, and electro-optic and acousto-optic effects. Laboratory covers...
[Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 1: Introduction
Illinois ECE598XL Semiconductor Nanotechnology - 3 - Quantum Dots: Formation
27 Jun 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Xiuling Li
Illinois ECE598XL Semiconductor Nanotechnology - 2 - Nanostructure Epitaxial Growth Techniques
Illinois ECE598XL Semiconductor Nanotechnology - 1 - Introduction to Nanotechnology
Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2011: Imaging Microvascular Blood Flow with MRI
05 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Brad Sutton
Blood flow in the brain is an important physiological quantity relating to vitality of brain tissue and performance of cognitive tasks. Current non-invasive methods to measure cerebral blood flow with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) allow for the measurement of delivery of blood from feeding...
Illinois CNST Annual Nanotechnology Workshop 2010 Lecture 12: Multiscale Analysis of Silicon NEMS
02 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Narayan Aluru
Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2011: Engineering Cellular Microenvironments for Biomedicine
14 Apr 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Brendan Harley
The extracellular matrix (ECM) is a complex organization of structural proteins such as collagens and proteoglycans. Heterogeneous tissues with spatially and temporally modulated properties and their biomaterial mimics play an important role in organism physiology and regenerative medicine. With...
Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Spring 2011: Development of Anticancer Medicine
14 Apr 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Jianjun Cheng
Nanoparticles are promising carriers for the delivery of chemotherapeutics for cancer therapy. This presentation explores new developments in chemical and engineering processes to prepare anticancer nanomedicines.
Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Spring 2010 - Lecture 7: Can a Semiconductor Operate as a Human Cell ?
12 Apr 2011 | | Contributor(s):: J. P. Leburton
The ability to manipulate the enormous information resources contained in DNA molecules for applications in information technology is one of the new great scientific challenges at the cross road of biology, information science, physics and electrical engineering. In this talk, I will briefly...
Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Spring 2010 - Lecture 8: Quantum Dot and Nanopore Lasers
12 Apr 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James J. Coleman
We describe the growth, processing, and characteristics of self‐assembled andpatterned quantum dot and nanopore lasers that exhibit interesting effects arising from reduction of the active medium to the quantum regime (
Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Spring 2010 - Lecture 6: Honing Scanned Probe Lithography for Atomic-Fidelity Patterning
12 Apr 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Scott Schmucker
Single walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) possess extraordinary electrical properties, with many possible applications in electronics. Dense,horizontally aligned arrays of linearly configured SWNTs represent perhaps the most attractive and scalable way to implement this class ofnanomaterial in...
Illinois CNST Annual Nanotechnology Workshop 2010 Lecture 5: Nanoparticles against B–lineage Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
11 Mar 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Fatih Uckun
Illinois CNST Annual Nanotechnology Workshop 2010 Lecture 8: Nanoplasmonic Lasers
11 Mar 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Shun Lien Chuang