
A Gentle Introduction to Nanotechnology and Nanoscience
13 Feb 2006  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark A. Ratner
While the Greek root nano just means dwarf, the nanoscale has become a giant focus of contemporary science and technology. We will examine the fundamental issues underlying the excitement...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1021

Active Photonic Nanomaterials: From Random to Periodic Structures
06 Feb 2006  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Hui Cao
Active photonic nanomaterials, which have high gain or large
nonlinearity, are essential to the development of nanophotonic
devices and circuits. In this talk, I will provide a review of our...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1012

Atomic Force Microscopy
01 Dec 2005  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Arvind Raman
Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) is an indispensible tool in nano science for the fabrication, metrology, manipulation, and property characterization of nanostructures. This tutorial reviews some of...
http://nanohub.org/resources/520

Atomistic Alloy Disorder in Nanostructures
26 Feb 2007  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
Electronic structure and quantum transport simulations are typically performed in perfectly ordered semiconductor structures. Bands and modes are defined resulting in quantized conduction and...
http://nanohub.org/resources/2350

Atomistic Modeling and Simulation Tools for Nanoelectronics and their Deployment on nanoHUB.org
16 Dec 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
At the nanometer scale the concepts of device and material meet and a new device is a new material and vice versa. While atomistic device representations are novel to device physicists, the...
http://nanohub.org/resources/10199

Bandstructure in Nanoelectronics
01 Nov 2005  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
This presentation will highlight, for nanoelectronic device examples, how the effective mass approximation breaks down and why the quantum mechanical nature of the atomically resolved material...
http://nanohub.org/resources/381

Bionanotechnology: a different perspective
30 Apr 2008  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Murali Sastry
The study of the synthesis, exotic properties, assembly/packaging and potential commercial application of nanomaterials is an extremely important topic of research that is expected to have...
http://nanohub.org/resources/4402

BME 695L Lecture 5: Nanomaterials for Core Design
03 Oct 2011  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): James Leary
See references below for related reading.
5.1 Introduction
5.1.1 core building blocks
5.1.2 functional...
http://nanohub.org/resources/12057

Control of Exchange Interaction in a Double Dot System
05 Feb 2004  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mike Stopa
As Rolf Landauer observed in 1960, information is physical. As a consequence, the transport and processing of information must obey the laws of physics. It therefore makes sense to base the laws...
http://nanohub.org/resources/152

Designing Nanocomposite Materials for SolidState Energy Conversion
10 Nov 2005  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Timothy D. Sands
New materials will be necessary to break through today's performance envelopes for
solidstate energy conversion devices ranging from LEDbased solidstate white lamps to
thermoelectric...
http://nanohub.org/resources/832

Designing Nanocomposite Thermoelectric Materials
08 Nov 2005  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Timothy D. Sands
This tutorial reviews recent strategies for designing highZT nanostructured materials, including superlattices, embedded quantum dots, and nanowire composites. The tutorial highlights the...
http://nanohub.org/resources/383

Engineering at the nanometer scale: Is it a new material or a new device?
06 Nov 2007  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
This seminar will overview NEMO 3D simulation capabilities and its deployment on the nanoHUB as well as an overview of the nanoHUB impact on the community.
http://nanohub.org/resources/3504

Engineering Nanomedical Systems
16 Nov 2007  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): James Leary
This tutorial will cover general problems and approaches to the design of engineered nanomedical systems. An example to be covered is the engineering design of programmable multilayered...
http://nanohub.org/resources/3539

Engineering Nanomedical Systems
06 Mar 2006  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): James Leary
This tutorial discusses general problems and approaches to the design of engineered nanomedical systems. One example given is the engineering design of programmable multilayered nanoparticles...
http://nanohub.org/resources/1093

Excited State Spectroscopy of a Quantum Dot Molecule
11 Jan 2013  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Muhammad Usman
Atomistic electronic structure calculations are performed to study the coherent interdot couplings of the electronic states in a single InGaAs quantum dot molecule. The experimentally observed...
http://nanohub.org/resources/12686

Finite Size Scaling and Quantum Criticality
02 Jan 2008  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Sabre Kais
In statistical mechanics, the finite size scaling method provides a systematic way to extrapolate information about criticality obtained from a finite system to the thermodynamic limit. For...
http://nanohub.org/resources/3526

Finite Size Scaling and Quantum Criticality
09 May 2007  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Sabre Kais
The study of quantum phase transitions, which are driven by quantum
fluctuations as a consequence of Heisenberg's uncertainty principle,
continues to be of increasing interest in the fields...
http://nanohub.org/resources/2663

HPC and Visualization for multimillion atom simulations
21 Jun 2005  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
This presentation gives an overview of the HPC and visulaization efforts involving multimillion atom simulations for the June 2005 NSF site visit to the Network for Computational Nanotechnology.
http://nanohub.org/resources/187

Illinois ECE598XL Semiconductor Nanotechnology  3  Quantum Dots: Formation
27 Jun 2011  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Xiuling Li
http://nanohub.org/resources/11404

Introduction to Quantum Dot Lab
31 Mar 2008  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Sunhee Lee, Hoon Ryu, Gerhard Klimeck
The nanoHUB tool "Quantum Dot Lab" allows users to compute the quantum mechanical "particle in a box" problem for a variety of different
confinement shapes, such as boxes, ellipsoids, disks, and...
http://nanohub.org/resources/4194