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  1. Illinois MatSE485/Phys466/CSE485 - Atomic-Scale Simulation

    27 Jan 2009 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Ceperley

    THE OBJECTIVE is to learn and apply fundamental techniques used in (primarily classical) simulations in order to help understand and predict properties of microscopic systems in materials science, physics, chemistry, and biology. THE EMPHASIS will be on connections between the simulation results...

  2. Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 1: Introduction

    28 Jan 2009 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Ceperley

    Introduction to Simulation Content: Why do simulations? Moore's law Two Simulation Modes Dirac, 1929 Challenges of Simulation: Physical and mathematical underpinnings Complexity Estimation of Computer Time and Size Challenges of Simulation: Multi-scale computational materials research Short...

  3. Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 6: Scalar Properties and Static Correlations

    27 Feb 2009 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Ceperley

    Scalar Properties, Static Correlations and Order ParametersWhat do we get out of a simulation? Static properties: pressure, specific heat, etc. Density Pair correlations in real space and Fourier space Order parameters and broken symmetry: How to tell a liquid from a solid Dynamical properties...

  4. Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 7: Dynamical Correlations & Transport Coefficients

    27 Feb 2009 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Ceperley

    Dynamical correlations and transport coefficientsDynamics is why we do molecular dynamics! Perturbation theory Linear-response theory Diffusion constants, velocity-velocity auto correlation fct. Transport coefficients Diffusion: Particle flux Viscosity: Stress tensor Heat transport: energy...

  5. Nano*High: From Atoms to Electricity: An Introduction to Nuclear Power, Its Promise and Challenge

    02 Feb 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Brian D. Wirth

    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Nano*High. Professor Brian Wirth from the UC Berkeley Dept. of Nuclear Engineering presents the basics of nuclear science, and discusses the technological challenges involved in generating nuclear power and dealing safely with the by-products.

  6. Nanoelectronics and Modeling at the Nanoscale

    30 Jun 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    Nanoelectronics refers to the use of nanotechnology on electronic components, especially transistors. Although the term nanotechnology is generally defined as utilizing technology less than 100 nm in size, nanoelectronics sometimes refers to transistor devices that are so small that inter-atomic...

  7. Seeing Nano: Using Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) to View Nano-size Objects

    02 Dec 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Samantha Andrews

    Nano-size objects are smaller than the wavelength of light and because of this they cannot be viewed with a light microscope.  Special tools are needed to see nanoscale objects, one of which is the scanning electron microscope. This activity will have students explore the types of images...

  8. [Illinois] Biophysics 401: Introduction to Biophysics

    17 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Paul R Selvin

    Major concepts of physics inherent to biological systems. Basics of biology, including protein and DNA structure and their organization into cells with a focus on single molecule biophysics. Major experimental techniques including x-ray diffraction, optical and magnetic traps, and fluorescence...

  9. [Illinois] PHYS 598BP Lecture 10: FIONA IV

    03 Jun 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Paul R Selvin

    This course provides training in advanced biophysical techniques through hands-on laboratory exercises and weekly lectures as background. Topics will cover general optical and fluorescence spectroscopy, introduction to various microscope techniques - wide field, bright field, DIC, fluorescence,...

  10. [Illinois] PHYS 598BP Lecture 11: 3D resolution in single molecule fluorescence

    06 Jun 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Paul R Selvin

    This course provides training in advanced biophysical techniques through hands-on laboratory exercises and weekly lectures as background. Topics will cover general optical and fluorescence spectroscopy, introduction to various microscope techniques - wide field, bright field, DIC, fluorescence,...

  11. [Illinois] PHYS 598BP Lecture 1: Welcome and Introduction to Lab 2

    11 Apr 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Paul R Selvin

    This course provides training in advanced biophysical techniques through hands-on laboratory exercises and weekly lectures as background. Topics will cover general optical and fluorescence spectroscopy, introduction to various microscope techniques - wide field, bright field, DIC, fluorescence,...

  12. [Illinois] PHYS 598BP Lecture 2: Fluorescence, Lifetimes and FRET (Lab 1)

    11 Apr 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Paul R Selvin

    This course provides training in advanced biophysical techniques through hands-on laboratory exercises and weekly lectures as background. Topics will cover general optical and fluorescence spectroscopy, introduction to various microscope techniques - wide field, bright field, DIC, fluorescence,...

  13. [Illinois] PHYS 598BP Lecture 3: FRET

    14 Jun 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Paul R Selvin

    This course provides training in advanced biophysical techniques through hands-on laboratory exercises and weekly lectures as background. Topics will cover general optical and fluorescence spectroscopy, introduction to various microscope techniques - wide field, bright field, DIC, fluorescence,...

  14. [Illinois] PHYS 598BP Lecture 4: More FRET

    05 Jun 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Paul R Selvin

    This course provides training in advanced biophysical techniques through hands-on laboratory exercises and weekly lectures as background. Topics will cover general optical and fluorescence spectroscopy, introduction to various microscope techniques - wide field, bright field, DIC, fluorescence,...

  15. [Illinois] PHYS 598BP Lecture 5: Still more FRET

    14 Jun 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Paul R Selvin

    This course provides training in advanced biophysical techniques through hands-on laboratory exercises and weekly lectures as background. Topics will cover general optical and fluorescence spectroscopy, introduction to various microscope techniques - wide field, bright field, DIC, fluorescence,...

  16. [Illinois] PHYS 598BP Lecture 6: FIONA and STORM

    06 Jun 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Paul R Selvin

    This course provides training in advanced biophysical techniques through hands-on laboratory exercises and weekly lectures as background. Topics will cover general optical and fluorescence spectroscopy, introduction to various microscope techniques - wide field, bright field, DIC, fluorescence,...

  17. [Illinois] PHYS 598BP Lecture 7: More FIONA

    14 Jun 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Paul R Selvin

    This course provides training in advanced biophysical techniques through hands-on laboratory exercises and weekly lectures as background. Topics will cover general optical and fluorescence spectroscopy, introduction to various microscope techniques - wide field, bright field, DIC, fluorescence,...

  18. [Illinois] PHYS 598BP Lecture 8: smFRET

    03 Jun 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Paul R Selvin

    This course provides training in advanced biophysical techniques through hands-on laboratory exercises and weekly lectures as background. Topics will cover general optical and fluorescence spectroscopy, introduction to various microscope techniques - wide field, bright field, DIC, fluorescence,...

  19. [Illinois] PHYS466 2013 Lecture 10: Dynamics

    06 Mar 2013 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Ceperley

  20. [Illinois] PHYS466 2013 Lecture 12: Constraints

    08 Mar 2013 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Ceperley