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  1. ABACUS - Assembly of Basic Applications for Coordinated Understanding of Semiconductors

    16 Jul 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Xufeng Wang, Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    One-stop-shop for teaching semiconductor device education

  2. ABACUS—Introduction to Semiconductor Devices

    When we hear the term semiconductor device, we may think first of the transistors in PCs or video game consoles, but transistors are the basic component in all of the electronic devices we use in...


  3. ABINIT: First-Time User Guide

    09 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Benjamin P Haley

    This first-time user guide provides an introduction to using ABINIT on nanoHUB. We include a very brief summary of Density Functional Theory along with a tour of the Rappture interface. We discuss the default simulation (what happens if you don't change any inputs, and just hit "simulate") as...

  4. AFM Metrology of Cellulose Nanocrystals

    21 Mar 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Robert J. Moon, Ryan Wagner

    This talk discusses the characterization of cellulose nanocrystals via atomic force microscopy.

  5. Band Structure Lab Demonstration: Bulk Strain

    03 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck

    This video shows an electronic structure calculation of bulk Si using Band Structure Lab. Several powerful features of this tool are demonstrated.

  6. Carbon NanoTubes: Structure - Properties - Applications

    18 Mar 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Yuri A Kruglyak

    Presentation slides for seminar given for students of Faculty of Computer Sciences of Odessa State Environmental University, Ukraine by Prof. Yuri Kruglyak on May 22, 2008.

  7. CHM 696 Lecture 14: Semiconductor Nanoparticles, Nanorods, and Nanowires: Properties and Applications I

    02 Jun 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander Wei

  8. CHM 696 Lecture 15: Semiconductor Nanoparticles, Nanorods, and Nanowires: Properties and Applications II

    02 Jun 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander Wei

  9. Complex Oxides and the Philosopher’s Stone

    25 May 2016 | | 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 pose to our contemporary understanding of emergent phenomena in ionic lattices.

  10. Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 3: Computing Physical Properties

    11 Feb 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Jeffrey C Grossman, Elif Ertekin

    In this lecture, we'll cover how to choose initial conditions, and how to compute a number of important physical observables from the MD simulation. For example, temperature, pressure, diffusion coefficient, and pair distribution function will be highlighted. We will also discuss briefly the use...

  11. Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 4: Geometry Optimization and Seeing What You're Doing

    13 Feb 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Jeffrey C Grossman, Elif Ertekin

    In this lecture, we discuss various methods for finding the ground state structure of a given system by minimizing its energy. Derivative and non-derivative methods are discussed, as well as the importance of the starting guess and how to find or generate good initial structures. We also briefly...

  12. Direct mechanical measurement of the tensile strength and elastic modulus of multiwalled carbon nanotubes

    07 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Demczyk, Y.M. Wang, J. Cumings, M. Hetman, W. Han, A. Zettl. R. O. Ritchie

    This work represents the first in-situ measurenment of the tensile strength of a carbon nanotuube.

  13. Electric and Magnetic Properties of Multiferroic Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures

    20 Oct 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Pedro Antonio Prieto

    Outline:IntroductionPreparation methods for oxide thin filmsOxide thin films and heterostructures Multiferroic materialsBiFeO3, YMnO3, BiMnO3 thin films and FE/FM CompositesConclusions

  14. Electronic Characterization of Materials Using Conductive AFM

    21 Mar 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Amir Moshar

  15. Experiments and Models Regarding Strain Dependent Thermal Conductivity and Strength at the Nanoscale and Microscale

    02 Jul 2011 | | 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 size effect, the thermal properties of bulk silicon cannot represent those of silicon...

  16. Heat Transfer across Solid Contacts Enhanced with Nanomaterials

    11 Feb 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Timothy S Fisher

    This presentation will describe thermal transport processes at solid-solid material interfaces. An overview of applications in the electronics industry will serve to motivate the subject, and then the basic diffusive constriction theory will be developed. The addition of carbon nanotube arrays...

  17. Illinois CEE 595 - Structural Engineering Seminar Series Lecture 1

    07 Jun 2009 | | 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 testing of concrete on the nano-scale. The overall goal of this work is to quantify the relationships...

  18. Illinois Center for Cellular Mechanics: Discovery through the Computational Microscope

    11 Feb 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Klaus Schulten

    Computational MicroscopeAll-atom molecular dynamics simulations have become increasingly popular as a toolto investigate protein function and dynamics. However, researchers are usuallyconcerned about the short time scales covered by simulations, the apparentimpossibility to model large and...

  19. Illinois ECE 598EP Hot Chips: Atoms to Heat Sinks

    27 Jan 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Eric Pop

    This course pursues a parallel treatment of electrical and thermal issues in modern nanoelectronics, from fundamentals to system-level issues. Topics include energy transfer through electrons and phonons, mobility and thermal conductivity, power dissipation in modern devices (CMOS, phase-change...

  20. Illinois ECE 598EP Lecture 1 - Hot Chips: Atoms to Heat Sinks

    29 Jan 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Eric Pop

    IntroductionContent: The Big Picture Another CPU without a Heat Sink Thermal Management Methods Impact on People and Environment Packaging cost IBM S/390 refrigeration and processor packaging Intel Itanium and Pentium 4packaging Graphics Cards Under/Overclocking Environment A More Detailed Look...