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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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2004 Computational Materials Science Summer School
29 Aug 2005 | Workshops
This short course will explore a range of computational approaches relevant for nanotechnology.
Atomistic Simulations of Materials Chemistry: From Nanoelectronics to Energetics
07 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
Presentation slides with embedded videos are available for download. Please see the Support Docs tab.
Bio-Inspired Materials: Lessons Learned from Nature
17 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pablo Daniel Zavattieri
Pablo Zavattieri received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nuclear engineering from the Balseiro Institute, Argentina, and his PhD from the School of Aeronautics and...
Can we save lives with thermodynamics? Nanoengineering and Thermofluids for the Water-Food-Energy Nexus
27 Apr 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Warsinger
Climate change, degrading water resources, and economic and population growth are increasing the need for new science and technologies at the Water-Energy-Food Nexus. In enabling new and improved...
Center of Excellence on Novel Materials (CENM) Overview Video
11 Oct 2010 | Animations | Contributor(s): Pedro Antonio Prieto
The CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR NOVEL MATERIALS (CENM) is part of a high-priority national effort supported primarily by COLCIENCIAS and integrated by 19 recognized multidisciplinary research groups...
Challenges in Food Safety and Potential of SMART labels in Food Monitoring
21 Jul 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lisa Mauer
Dr. Lisa Mauer is a professor in the Department of Food Science and the Whistler Center for Carbohydrate Research at Purdue University. After receiving her B.S. degree in Food...
Characterization of 2D materials at Birck Surface Analysis Facility
28 Sep 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dmitry Zemlyanov
Material characterization is an important aspect for various applications. In particularly, for 2D materials and nano-materials, the surface characterization becomes crucial for smart material...
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15 Jun 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Eldad Tamman
Simulate clusters configurations of nanomagnets
29 Feb 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina, Jeff Reimers
Semi-empirical Molecular Orbital calculations.
Degradation in Rechargeable Li-Ion Batteries
17 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): R. Edwin García
E SC 213: Materials in Nanotechnology
14 May 2015 | Courses | Contributor(s): NACK Network
This course is an in-depth, hands-on exposure to the producing and tailoring of the materials used in nanofabrication. The course will cover chemical materials production techniques such as...
E304 L4.1.2: Nanomaterials - Summary of Ionic and Covalent Bonding
16 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations
E304 L4.1.3: Nanomaterials - Summary of Metallic & Van der Waals Bonding
29 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations
E304 L4.2.1: Nanomaterials - Summary of Crystals
17 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations
E304 L4.2.2: Nanomaterials - Nanostrucutes (dots, wires)
18 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations
E304 L4.2.3: Nanomaterials - Nanostrucutes (self-assembled-monolayers, micelles)
29 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations
ECET 499N Lecture 10: Nanomaterials
12 Apr 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Helen McNally
ECET 499N Lecture 11: Carbon Nanotubes - Synthesis and Applications
12 Apr 2010 | Online Presentations
Guest Lecture: Sungwon S. Kim
ECET 499N: Introduction to Nanotechnology
30 Mar 2009 | Courses | Contributor(s): Helen McNally
An introduction to the emerging area of nanotechnology will be studied. The primary focus will be on the technologies of nanotechnology, with specific emphasis on electronics and electrical...