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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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Monica Marie Cortez Allain
K. Birgitta Whaley
Molecular dynamics simulations of materials
What is MD?
Molecular dynamics involves the numerical solution of the classical equations of motion (F=ma) for every single atom in material. The result is a very detailed description of the...
05 May 2011 | Workshops
Educational activities about nanoscale science and engineering for students in grades K-12.
NanoDays - Artificial Photosynthesis with Biomimetic Nanomaterials: Self-Repairing Solar Cells
05 May 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jong Hyun Choi
Purdue University Office of Engagement
Purdue Research Park
Barnds & Thornburg, LLP
What We Know and Don’t Know About the Toxicity of Nanomaterials: Challenges in Developing Experimental Approaches for Safety Assessment
24 Dec 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter L Goering
This seminar will summarize recent research activities at CDRH/FDA and highlight issues en countered in the characterization and biological responses of some prototypic nanomaterials.
Translational Research in Nano and Bio Mechanics
18 Nov 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ken P. Chong
One of the most challenging problems is the integration and interface between wet (biological) and dry (structural) materials. Nano and bio science and engineering is one of the frontiers in...
TiCN/TiNbCN Multilayer System with Enhanced Tribological Properties
20 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pedro Antonio Prieto
Improvement in the mechanical properties of hard coatings such monolayer (TiN, CrN, AlCN, WC-Co, TiCN) , has been achieved using compositional gradient WC/C layer, or multilayered type...
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...
Nanotechnology Activities in Colombia: A Perspective From the Excellence Center for Novel Materials
11 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pedro Antonio Prieto
I will present the current state of R & D in the fields of condensed matter, novel materials, and nanotechnology in Colombia. I will initially consider Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to...
Illinois iOptics Lecture 4: Advance applications in Nanomaterials, Photovoltaics, Organic/Inorganic Sensors, Materials Science, and Alternative Energies, etc. using Raman and Photoluminescence Technologies
10 Aug 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Emmanuel Leroy, Michael Oweimrin
Emmanuel Leroy originally began his career at the Horiba Jobin Yvon facility in France (formerly Dilor) and moved to the USA as a Service Engineer to support the Raman products in North and South...
ECET 499N Lecture 11: Carbon Nanotubes - Synthesis and Applications
12 Apr 2010 | Online Presentations
Guest Lecture: Sungwon S. Kim
ECET 499N Lecture 10: Nanomaterials
12 Apr 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Helen McNally
Introductory Seminars on What is Nanotechnology?
06 Apr 2010 | Series | Contributor(s): Joseph M. Cychosz (editor)
A collection of presentations which answer an aspect of the question "What is nano?"
NCN at Northwestern Tools
NCN@Northwestern Tool Support
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X-ray Diffraction and Reflectivity Analysis of Thin Films and Nanomaterials
29 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mauro Sardela
A review of x-ray analysis techniques applied to the characterization of nanomaterials will be presented with focus on x-ray lab source instrumentation similar to the facilities available at the...