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[Illinois]: CSE Seminar Series: Advances in First-principles Computational Materials Science
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20 Nov 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Elif Ertekin
The capability to rationally design new materials with tailored properties and functionality on a computer remains a grand challenge whose success would have tremendous impact on several …
Experiments and Models Regarding Strain Dependent Thermal Conductivity and Strength at the Nanoscale and Microscale
22 Sep 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 …
CHM 696 Lecture 14: Semiconductor Nanoparticles, Nanorods, and Nanowires: Properties and Applications I
02 Jun 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Wei
CHM 696 Lecture 15: Semiconductor Nanoparticles, Nanorods, and Nanowires: Properties and Applications II
AFM Metrology of Cellulose Nanocrystals
03 May 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Robert J. Moon, Ryan Wagner
This talk discusses the characterization of cellulose nanocrystals via atomic force microscopy.
Electronic Characterization of Materials Using Conductive AFM
03 May 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Amir Moshar
Purdue University Discovery Park, Asylum Research
Levitated Spinning Graphene
18 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bruce E. Kane
I will describe a method for levitating micron-sized few layer graphene flakes in a quadrupole ion trap. Starting from a liquid suspension containing graphene, charged flakes are injected into the …
ME 597 Lecture 12: Experimental Uncertainties in Extracting Material Properties from F-Z Curves
29 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ryan Wagner, Arvind Raman
Guest lecturer: Ryan Wagner.
Electric and Magnetic Properties of Multiferroic Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures
20 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pedro Antonio Prieto
Outline: Introduction Preparation methods for oxide thin films Oxide thin films and heterostructures Multiferroic materials BiFeO3, YMnO3, BiMnO3 thin films and FE/FM Composites Conclusions …
TiCN/TiNbCN Multilayer System with Enhanced Tribological Properties
Improvement in the mechanical properties of hard coatings such monolayer (TiN, CrN, AlCN, WC-Co, TiCN) , has been achieved using compositional gradient WC/C layer, or multilayered type …
Superficial Science – Polymer Surface Science at Purdue
26 Aug 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jeffery Youngblood
In this presentation, Professor Youngblood describes his current research projects and the theme that ties them together - surface science.
Self-Consistent Geometry, Density and Stiffness of Carbon Nanotubes
05 May 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): R. Byron Pipes
A self-consistent set of relationships is developed for the physical properties of single walled carbon nanotubes (SWCN) and their hexagonal arrays as a function of the chiral vector integer …
Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 18: Enabling tools for Characterization of Nanoscale Materials
17 Nov 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh
Enabling tools for nanoscale materials Topics: Vapor - Liquid - Solid Nanowire Growth Anodizing Alumina as Template Sensing with Nanowires Imagning with Energy Beams Scanning electron …
Nanotribology, Nanomechanics and Materials Characterization Studies
08 Jun 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bharat Bhushan
Fundamental nanotribological studies provide insight to molecular origins of interfacial phenomena including adhesion, friction, wear and lubrication. Friction and wear of lightly loaded micro/nano …
Illinois CEE 595 - Structural Engineering Seminar Series Lecture 1
07 Jun 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paramita Mondal
This is the first lecture from the Fall 2008 Structural Engineering Seminar Series (CEE 595). The presenter is Assistant Professor Paramita Mondal. In this lecture, she discusses her work in the …
Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 13: Brownian Dynamics
08 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Ceperley
Brownian Dynamics Let’s explore the connection between Brownian motion and Metropolis Monte Carlo. Why? Connection with smart MC Introduce the idea of kinetic Monte Carlo Get rid of …
Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 12: Random Walks
30 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Ceperley
Random Walks Today we will discuss Markov chains (random walks), detailed balance and transition rules. These methods were introduced by Metropolis et al. in 1953 who applied it to a hard …
Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 11: Importance Sampling
20 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Ceperley
Importance sampling Today We will talk about the third option: Importance sampling and correlated sampling Content: Importance Sampling Finding Optimal p*(x) for Sampling Example of …
Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 10: Sampling
20 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Ceperley, Omar N Sobh
Fundamentals of Monte Carlo What is Monte Carlo? Named at Los Alamos in 1940’s after the casino. Any method which uses (pseudo)random numbers> as an essential part of the algorithm. …
Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 8: Temperature and Pressure Controls
03 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Ceperley
Temperature and Pressure Controls Content: Constant Temperature MD Quench method Brownian dynamics/Anderson thermostat Nose-Hoover thermostat (FS 6.1.2) Nose-Hoover thermodynamics …
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