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Illinois Phys550 Molecular Biophysics
26 Jan 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Klaus Schulten
Physical concepts governing the structure and function of biological macromolecules; general properties, spatial structure, energy levels, dynamics and functions, and relation to other complex physical systems such as glasses; recent research in biomolecular physics; physical techniques and...
Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 13: Nanohub Workspaces and the Rappture Toolkit
21 Jan 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Michael McLennan
Nanohub Workspaces and the Rappture ToolkitTopics: Using nanoHUB Workspaces: Introducing the Rappture Toolkit More Rappture Objects: Using Rappture with MATLAB Using Rappture with C, Fortran: Advanced Rappture Concepts Using Rappture with Tcl: Tips for Building Better Rappture-based Tools...
Cyber-Infrastructure for Imaging and Simulation of Molecular and Cellular Mechanics (CISMCM)
27 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Raheem Syed, Umberto Ravaioli, Gabriel Popescu, Nahil Sobh
Simulation-Driven Science Project
Birck Nanotechnology Center Annual Research Review: 2009
02 Dec 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Timothy D. Sands
The Third Annual Birck Nanotechnology Center Research Symposium was held on April 6, 2009 in Purdue's Discovery Park. Along with poster presentations by graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, several areas of strength were highlighted in the overview presentations made available here.
Liquid Transportation Fuels from Coal and Biomass
13 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Michael R. Ladisch
Report on the National Academies’ America’s Energy Future Study 2009.
Sustainable Energy Solutions for a Limited Fossil Fuel Future
24 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Rakesh Agrawal
Rakesh Agrawal is a member and participated in the National Academy of Engineering Study on "Electricity from Renwable Resources." His lecture will be based on his independent work in the area of sustainable solutions.
Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 16: Synthesis and Nanomaterials
30 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh
Synthesis and NanomaterialsTopics: Nanostructures by Self-Assembly Making The Connection Synthesis of Nanomaterials Industrial Practice: Sol Gel Process Sol Gel Process Flow Gaining Control of Size Dispersion Micrograph of Nanoparticles Homogeneous Nanoparticles Influence of Polymer Stabilizer...
Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 18: Enabling tools for Characterization of Nanoscale Materials
16 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh
Enabling tools for nanoscale materialsTopics: Vapor - Liquid - Solid Nanowire Growth Anodizing Alumina as Template Sensing with Nanowires Imagning with Energy Beams Scanning electron Microscopy (SEM) Electron Sources Field Emission Principle Limitations of the Beam Size Liquid Metal Ion Source...
Lecture 5: 2D Nets in a 3D World: Basics of Nanobiosensors and Fractal Antennae
29 Jul 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
Outline:Background: A different type of transport problem
Example: Classical biosensorsFractal dimension and cantor transformExample: fractal nanobiosensors Conclusions
Appendix: Transparent Electrodes and Antenna
2009 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
01 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Popescu, Nahil Sobh
Nano-Biophotonics Summer SchoolTopics: Optics Theories EM Spectrum Index of Refraction Ray Optics FERMAT's Principle HERO's Principle Reflection Refraction Planar Boundaries Total Internal Reflection Spherical Lenses Thin Lens (Focusing) Thin Lens (Imaging) F Number and Depth of Field Optics...
Metal Oxide Nanowires as Gas Sensing Elements: from Basic Research to Real World Applications
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21 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: andrei kolmakov
Quasi 1-D metal oxide single crystal chemiresistors are close to occupy their specific niche in the real world of solid state sensorics. Potentially, the major advantage of this kind of sensors with respect to available granular thin film sensors will be their size and stable, reproducible and...
Forced Protein Unfolding
01 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Ashlie Martini, Benjamin Rafferty, Zachary Carl Flohr
Molecular dynamics simulation of forced protein unfolding
Nanotribology, Nanomechanics and Materials Characterization Studies
29 Mar 2009 | | 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 components are highly dependent on the surface interactions (few atomic layers). Nanotribological...
03 Apr 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Raheem Syed, Nahil Sobh, Umberto Ravaioli, Gabriel Popescu, Mohamed Mohamed
It can display, edit, analyze, process, save and print 8-bit, 16-bit and 32-bit images. It can read many image formats.
Illinois Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology and Nano-CEMMS: A Hard Day in the Life of a Soft Cell
07 May 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Jeffrey Fredberg
AHard Day in the Life of a Soft CellWith every beat of the heart, inflation of the lung, or peristalsis of the gut, cell types of diverse function are subjected to substantial stretch. But what physical laws govern the abilities of the cytoskeleton to deform, contract, and remodel at the...
History of Research with Human Subjects: Ethical Steps Forward and Back
28 Apr 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Jason T. Eberl
Quantitative, Kinetic Models of Cellular Circuits
25 Feb 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Michael R. Brent
Living cells contain complex, analog circuits that regulate the rate at which each gene produces its product. The kinetic properties of these circuits enable cells to respond to changes in their environments and thus to survive, reproduce, and compete. For decades, molecular biologists have been...
"Who Owns Truth?" - Biomedical Research in a Health Policy Context
13 Mar 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Samuel A. Richmond
This presentation examines a claim made by PhRMA on behalf of pharmaceutical manufacturing companies of America, and the response of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) questioning drug company publication policies and practices. Also considered are changes in law...
Illinois nanohour Seminar: Rapid Label Free Detection of Rotavirus using Photonic Crystal Biosensors
02 Mar 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Leo L Chan
Rapid Label-free Detection of Rotavirus using Photonic Crystal Biosensors Presentation Outline Rotavirus Current Detection Method Label-based versus label-free assay Photonic Crystal (PC) Biosensor Biosensor Fabrication Biosensor Operation Assay Protocol Titration Series Comparison with ELISA...
Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 9: Probability tools & Random number generators
03 Mar 2009 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Ceperley
Random Number Generation (RNG)read “Numerical Recipes” on random numbers and chi-squared testToday we discuss how to generate and test random numbers.What is a random number? A single number is not random.Only an infinite sequence can be described as random. Random means the absence of order....