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Bionanotechnology: a different perspective
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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...
Teaching Risk Studies
24 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Berube
Risk studies needs to be taught to all students. While not necessitating a stand-alone status in
educational settings prior to post-secondary education, it might behoove to find creative ways to...
Functionalized Nanomaterials at the Interface of Biology and Technology
24 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dean Ho, NCLT administator
Nanomaterials, such as block copolymeric membranes and nanodiamonds, can be engineered for
a broad range of applications in energy and medicine. This presentation will highlight the
nanoHUB.org: Future Cyberinfrastructure Serving a Community of 60,000 Today
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23 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): George B. Adams III, Gerhard Klimeck, Mark Lundstrom, Michael McLennan
nanoHUB.org provides users with "fingertip access" to over 70 simulation tools for research and education. Users not only launch jobs that are executed on the state-of-the-art computational...
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17 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carl Batt, NCLT administator
There is an overwhelming need on the part of the research community to explain our
efforts in nanoscale science and engineering to the general public. To do so effectively
there is also a...
Transmission of images with subwavelength resolution to distances of several wavelengths in microwave, terahertz and infrared ranges
08 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pavel Belov
The resolution of conventional imaging systems is restricted by the
diffraction limit: the details smaller than half-wavelength of radiation
cannot be resolved. Using novel engineered media with...
Using Mass Spectrometry to Understand Membrane Organization
28 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mary Kraft
Our ability to engineer tissues and biomimetic devices hinges upon an understanding of the structure-function relationship in healthy and diseased cells. Our laboratory utilizes materials...
Exploring CMOS-Nano Hybrid Technology in Three Dimensions
31 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Wei Wang
CMOS-nano hybrid technology incorporate the advantages of both traditional CMOS and novel nanowire/nanotube structures, which will enhance future IC performances and create long-term...
Selected Properties of Carbon Nanostructures: from Exotic Fullerenes to Nanotubes
30 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Manfred M. Kappes
The talk presents results from ongoing projects in the field of carbon
nanostructures: (i) Mass selected ion beam soft-landing has been used
to generate exotic fullerene materials comprising...
Modeling (Semi) Unstructured Proteins
26 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael Colvin
The past century has seen tremendous progress in determining the biochemical and biophysical processes that constitute life. One exciting consequence of this understanding is the possibility of...
The Functional Protocell concept
23 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Jakobsson
We have invented and created the first prototype of the Functional Protocell.
We define the “functional protocell" as a nanoporous solid surrounded by a membrane. The cavities in the solid can...
Plasmonic Metamaterials: Unusual Optics and Applications
28 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Igor Smolyaninov
Surface plasmon-polaritons (or plasmons) are collective excitations of the conduction electrons
and the electromagnetic field on the surface of such good metals as gold and silver. Near the...
MCW07 Physics of Contact Induced Current Asymmetry in Transport Through Molecules
25 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bhaskaran Muralidharan, Owen D. Miller, Neeti Kapur, Avik Ghosh, Supriyo Datta
We first outline the qualitatively different physics involved in the charging-induced current asymmetries in molecular conductors operating in the strongly coupled (weakly interacting)...
What Promises do Nanotubes and Nanowires Hold for Future Nanoelectronics Applications?
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18 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joerg Appenzeller
Various low-dimensional materials are currently explored for future electronics applications. The common ground
for all these structures is that the surface related impact can no longer be...
The Potential of Nanostructured Materials to Address the Challenge of a Sustainable Energy Resource
14 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mildred S. Dresselhaus
An overview is presented on the grand challenges to the science community in the next few decades in meeting global energy needs for the 21st century. Major advances in our present capabilities...
SPMW Scanning Probe Acceleration Microscopy: Towards Real Time Reconstruction of Tip-Sample Forces in Tapping Mode AFM
05 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Tomasz Kowalewski
Tapping mode atomic force microscopy (TMAFM) in fluids has become an increasingly important technique, especially in studying biological samples under near physiological conditions. However,...
Combining New Experimental and Informatic Tools for Protein Investigation and Engineering
09 Jan 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alan Friedman
The stability and activity of proteins is dependent on both the correct functioning and placement of individual amino acids and their interactions. Great attention has been paid to critical...
SPMW Single molecule recognition atomic force microscopy
05 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Hinterdorfer
In molecular recognition force microscopy (MRFM), ligands are covalently attached to atomic force microscopy tips for the molecular recognition of their cognitive receptors on probe surfaces. A...
SPMW Scanning Impedance Microscopy: probing local electronic structure and transport anomalies
05 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dawn Bonnell
Multiple modulation SPM is a general term for a strategy that extracts information about a surface or nanostructure by combining various signals on samples and tips, using multiple frequencies to...
Nanomedicine for Treating Organ Failure
02 Jan 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Thomas J. Webster
Nanotechnology has begun to revolutionize numerous science and engineering fields.
The use of nanotechnology in medicine has been termed nanomedicine. This presentation
will highlight recent...