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Nanomaterials is a field that takes a materials science-based approach to nanotechnology. It studies materials with morphological features on the nanoscale, and especially those that have special properties stemming from their nanoscale dimensions. Nanoscale is usually defined as smaller than a one tenth of a micrometer in at least one dimension, though this term is sometimes also used for materials smaller than one micrometer.
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MSE 376 Lecture 15: Nanomagnetism, part 1
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31 Mar 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Hersam
MSE 376 Lecture 14: Nanoscale Alternatives
MSE 376 Lecture 13: Nanoscale CMOS, part 2
MSE 376 Lecture 12: Nanoscale CMOS, part 1
MSE 376 Lecture 7: Carbon Nanomaterials, part 2
22 Mar 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Hersam
MSE 376 Lecture 6: Carbon Nanomaterials, part 1
MSE 376 Lecture 8: Carbon Nanomaterials, part 3
Frontiers in Scanning Probe Microscopy
30 Nov 2006 | Workshops
From October 4- 6, 2006 the Birck Nanotechnology Center at Purdue University hosted a three day focused workshop on cutting edge SPM techniques that are under development throughout the world. …
Materials strength: does size matter? nanoMATERIALS simulation toolkit tutorial
01 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
Molecular dynamics (MD) is a powerful technique to characterize the fundamental, atomic-level processes that govern materials behavior and is playing an important role in our understanding of the new …
Nanomaterials: from Art to Applications
04 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Howard E. Katz, Jonah Erlebacher, Peter C. Searson
The current revolution in materials technologies is being driven by the ability to observe and control nanometer-scale features, and even to manipulate objects the size of single molecules. …
Materials Science on the Atomic Scale with the 3-D Atom Probe
08 Nov 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): George D. W. Smith
Some of the key goals of materials science and technology are to be able to design a material from first principles, to predict its behaviour, and also to optimise the processing route for its …
MSE 376 Nanomaterials
24 Oct 2006 | Courses | Contributor(s): Mark Hersam
"Nanomaterials," is an interdisciplinary introduction to processing, structure, and properties of materials at the nanometer length scale. The course will cover recent breakthroughs and assess …
nano-Materials Simulation Toolkit
08 Aug 2006 | Tools | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan, Amritanshu Palaria, Ya Zhou, Janam Jhaveri
Molecular Dynamics simulations of nano-materials
Nanosphere Optics Lab
19 May 2006 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jon Camden, George C. Schatz
Nanosphere Optics Lab uses Mie theory to calculate the absorption, scattering, and extinction spectra of spherical nanoparticles. Calculations for spheres of a constant dielectric, as well as the …
2004 Computational Materials Science Summer School
07 Jun 2004 | Workshops
This short course will explore a range of computational approaches relevant for nanotechnology.
Nanomaterials: Quantum Dots, Nanowires and Nanotubes
15 Jul 2005 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy D. Sands
What is a quantum dot? What is a nanowire? What is a nanotube? Why are these interesting and what are their potential applications? How are they made? This presentation is intended to begin to …
The Effect of Ag Colloid on Eu: Doped Materials
21 Apr 2004 | Notes | Contributor(s): Starre Williams
2003 SURI Conference Proceeding
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