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ABACUS - Assembly of Basic Applications for Coordinated Understanding of Semiconductors
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16 Jul 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Xufeng Wang, Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
One-stop-shop for teaching semiconductor device education
ABACUS—Introduction to Semiconductor Devices
Introduction When we hear the words, 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 …
ABINIT: First-Time User Guide
09 Jun 2009 | Teaching Materials | 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 …
AFM Metrology of Cellulose Nanocrystals
21 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Robert J. Moon, Ryan Wagner
This talk discusses the characterization of cellulose nanocrystals via atomic force microscopy.
Band Structure Lab Demonstration: Bulk Strain
03 Jun 2009 | Animations | 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.
Carbon NanoTubes: Structure - Properties - Applications
18 Mar 2012 | Teaching Materials | 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.
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
Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 3: Computing Physical Properties
11 Feb 2008 | Teaching Materials | 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 …
Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 4: Geometry Optimization and Seeing What You're Doing
13 Feb 2008 | Teaching Materials | 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 …
Direct mechanical measurement of the tensile strength and elastic modulus of multiwalled carbon nanotubes
07 Oct 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk
This work represents the first in-situ measurenment of the tensile strength of a carbon nanotuube.
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 …
Electronic Characterization of Materials Using Conductive AFM
21 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Amir Moshar
Purdue University Discovery Park, Asylum Research
Experiments and Models Regarding Strain Dependent Thermal Conductivity and Strength at the Nanoscale and Microscale
02 Jul 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 …
Heat Transfer across Solid Contacts Enhanced with Nanomaterials
11 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | 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 …
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 Center for Cellular Mechanics: Discovery through the Computational Microscope
11 Feb 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Klaus Schulten
Computational Microscope All-atom molecular dynamics simulations have become increasingly popular as a tool to investigate protein function and dynamics. However, researchers are usually concerned …
Illinois ECE 598EP Hot Chips: Atoms to Heat Sinks
27 Jan 2009 | Courses | 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 …
Illinois ECE 598EP Lecture 1 - Hot Chips: Atoms to Heat Sinks
29 Jan 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Pop
Introduction Content: The Big Picture Another CPU without a Heat Sink Thermal Management Methods Impact on People and Environment Packaging cost IBM S/390 refrigeration and …
Illinois ECE 598EP Lecture 3.1 - Hot Chips: Electrons and Phonons
11 Feb 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Pop, Omar N Sobh
Electrons and Phonons
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