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Complex Oxides and the Philosopher’s Stone
26 May 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Shiram Ramanathan
In this talk I will discuss the topic of insulator-metal transitions in strongly correlated oxides, their control via disorder, orbital occupancy and electric fields and challenges these systems...
IMA 2013 UQ: Bayesian Calibration of Molecular Dynamics Simulations for Composite Materials Properties
28 May 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul N. Patrone
In this talk, I discuss ongoing research whose goal is to determine, via Bayesian inference, an ensemble of inputs that represents a class of commercially important amine-cured epoxies. We...
IMA 2013 UQ: Foam Property Prediction from Process Modeling
28 May 2014 | Online Presentations
We are developing computational models to elucidate the injection, expansion, and dynamic filling process for polyurethane foam such as PMDI. The polyurethane is a chemically blown foam, where...
[Illinois] CSE Seminar Series: Advances in First-principles Computational Materials Science
20 Nov 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Elif Ertekin
Title: Advances in first-principles computational materials science
Subtitle: Things we can calculate now, that we couldn't when I was in grad school.
The capability to rationally design new...
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,
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
Preparation methods for oxide thin films
Oxide thin films and heterostructures
BiFeO3, YMnO3, BiMnO3 thin films and FE/FM...
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
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
Vapor - Liquid - Solid Nanowire Growth
Anodizing Alumina as Template
Sensing with Nanowires
Imagning with Energy Beams
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...
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
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
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...