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  1. The basics of quantum Monte Carlo

    18 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lucas Wagner, Jeffrey C Grossman, Jeffrey B. Neaton

    Quantum Monte Carlo is a highly accurate method to approximately solve the Schrodinger equation. I explain quantum Monte Carlo in a way that should be accessible to someone who is somewhat...


  2. Nanotechnologies, Science and Society: Promises and Challenges

    10 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary

    James Leary (2007), "Nanotechnologies, Science and Society: Promises and Challenges," Purdue Bioethics Seminar Series, http://nanohub.org/resources/2691. Bioethics at Purdue The Graduate...


  3. Non Equilibrium Green's Functions for Dummies: Introduction to the One Particle NEGF equations

    30 Oct 2006 | Papers | Contributor(s): Magnus Paulsson

    Non equilibrium Green's function methods are regularly used to calculate current and charge densities in nanoscale (both molecular and semiconductor) conductors under bias. This method is mainly...


  4. A Gentle Introduction to Nanotechnology and Nanoscience

    13 Feb 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark A. Ratner

    While the Greek root nano just means dwarf, the nanoscale has become a giant focus of contemporary science and technology. We will examine the fundamental issues underlying the excitement...


  5. Nanotechnology 101 Lecture Series

    13 Sep 2004 | Series

    Welcome to Nanotechnology 101, a series of lectures designed to provide an undergraduate-level introduction to nanotechnology. In contrast, the Nanotechnology 501 series offers lectures for the...