
Light Trapping
06 Feb 2018   Contributor(s):: Atilla Ozgur Cakmak, NACK Network
OutlineFlat solar cellsARC for flat solar cellsManifestations of Fabry Perot ResonancesLight trappingAdvantage of a nanodomeYablonovitch limitBloch modesDiffraction aided waveguiding – Mie resonancesHybridizationsPlasmonicsExamples

Solar Cell Optics
02 Feb 2018   Contributor(s):: Atilla Ozgur Cakmak, NACK Network
Outline:What is Light?Light AbsorptionInteraction of Light with MatterReflection/RefractionFabry Perot resonancesWaveguidingDiffraction / Photonic CrystalsPlasmonicsMie Scattering

Metal Nanoparticles: How are they manufactured, what useful properties do they have and what are some examples of products?
01 Feb 2018   Contributor(s):: James Delattre, NACK Network
Outline:History of Synthetic Metal NanoparticlesContemporary DefinitionsMethods of manufactureUseful propertiesCommercial examples available TODAY

NanoScience and Nanotechnology: How the Smallest Building Blocks are Impacting Life Today and Tomorrow
01 Feb 2018   Contributor(s):: R. Allen Kimel, NACK Network
Outline:What is Materials Science and Engineering – What is a materialEngineering versus ScienceExample – Turkey TimerImpact now and in the FutureInterest in NanotechnologyMaking materials small generates big changes – ProductsResearch

Microfluidics  A Review with Selected Biological Applications I
01 Feb 2018   Contributor(s):: Terry Kuzma, NACK Network
OutlinePart 1: This LectureMicrofluidics OverviewPhysics of MicrofluidicsFlowRenyolds NumberPeclet NumberPart 2: Can be viewed hereMaterials and Applications

Microfluidics  A Review with Selected Biological Applications II
01 Feb 2018   Contributor(s):: Terry Kuzma, NACK Network
OutlinePart 1: Can be viewed hereMicrofluidics OverviewPhysics of MicrofluidicsFlowRenyolds NumberPeclet NumberPart 2: This LectureMaterials and Applications

Organic Solar Cells
29 Jan 2018   Contributor(s):: Travis Benanti, NACK Network
OutlineIntroduction to solar energy conversionOverview of technology and materialsProcessing sequenceCharacterization of devicesTrends for the future

Tech Intersection: Understanding the Bio and Nano Link
23 Jan 2018   Contributor(s):: Christie M. Sayes, NACK Network
Outline:The application (medicine and engineering) and implication (human health and environmental toxicology) of the NanoBio InterfacePart 1: Introduction to the fields of nanomedicine and nanotoxicologyPart 2: Commercialization case studies

Nanoscale Science & Technology for Food
12 Jan 2018   Contributor(s):: J. Lynne Brown, NACK Network

Understanding Variation and Statistical Process Control: Process Variation and Statistical Process Control (SPC)
20 Dec 2017   Contributor(s):: NACK Network
OutlineNormal and Special Cause Variation.Specification Limits vs Control Limits.Calculations for the Individuals Chart.Nelson Rules to determine outofcontrol signals (special cause variation) from process data.Calculations for the X bar & R Chart.Advantages of subgroup data collection.

Understanding Variation and Statistical Process Control: Variation and Process Capability Calculations
20 Dec 2017   Contributor(s):: NACK Network
OutlineVariation and It’s Relationship to QualityThe Normal Distribution as a Model for Describing VariationComparing Variation to SpecificationsRelationship between Cp and CpkCalculation of Cpk and Ppk

NonBlocking Conjugate Gradient Methods for Extreme Scale Computing
07 Feb 2016   Contributor(s):: Paul Eller
Many scientific and engineering applications use Krylov subspace methods to solve large systems of linear equations. For extreme scale parallel computing systems, the dot products in these methods (implemented using allreduce operations in MPI) can limit performance because they are a...

[Illinois] Modeling and Characterization of Anisotropic Objects by Volume Integral Equation Methods
10 Mar 2015   Contributor(s):: Lin Sun

[Illinois] Modeling and Characterization of Anisotropic Objects by Volume Integral Equation Methods
20 Jan 2015   Contributor(s):: Lin Sun