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  1. Metal Oxide Nanowires as Gas Sensing Elements: from Basic Research to Real World Applications

    21 Sep 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Andrei Kolmakov

    Quasi 1-D metal oxide single crystal chemiresistors are close to occupy their specific niche in the real world of solid state sensorics. Potentially, the major advantage of this kind of sensors...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5738

  2. Experiment vs. Modelling: What's the problem?

    10 Aug 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): William L. Barnes

    Progress in plasmonics has been greatly assisted by developments in experimental techniques and in numerical modelling. This talk will look at some of the difficulties that emerge when...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6856

  3. Nanotribology, Nanomechanics and Materials Characterization Studies

    08 Jun 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bharat Bhushan

    Fundamental nanotribological studies provide insight to molecular origins of interfacial phenomena including adhesion, friction, wear and lubrication. Friction and wear of lightly loaded...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6573

  4. The Challenges of Micro-System Product Development

    05 Jun 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James J. Allen

    This talk will discuss the historical development of micro‐system technology, the products that have been developed and the challenges to development of a reliable product.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6848

  5. NCN Nanomaterials: Research Seminars

    02 Jun 2009 | Series

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6808

  6. Engineering the Classroom: Engineering science as the core for technology teacher education for the 21st century

    28 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael De Miranda, NCLT administator

    This NCLT seminar presentation will report on content analysis research of pre-service teacher/engineering science students’ ability to conceptualize, design, and evaluate student design brief...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6678

  7. Renewable Solar Energy: Has the Sun Finally Risen on Photovoltaics?

    10 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark R. Pinto

    After a review of the overall renewable energy landscape, including the central role of economics, we present here the case that PV is on the verge of becoming a major source of electrical...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6332

  8. MCW07 Exploring Trends in Conductance for Well-Defined Single Molecule Circuits

    04 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark S Hybertsen

    In our recent research, we have been able to measure and characterize the impact of intrinsic molecular properties on the conductance of single molecule circuits formed with amine-gold linkages....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3077

  9. Quantitative, Kinetic Models of Cellular Circuits

    04 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael R. Brent

    Living cells contain complex, analog circuits that regulate the rate at which each gene produces its product. The kinetic properties of these circuits enable cells to respond to changes in their...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6374

  10. Aluminum: a safe, economical, high energy density material for energy storage, transport and splitting water to make hydrogen on demand

    30 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall

    In 1968, a team lead by the author discovered that liquid gallium saturated with aluminum at room temperature would split water into hydrogen gas, alumina and heat. More recently his current team...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6568

  11. "Who Owns Truth?" - Biomedical Research in a Health Policy Context

    30 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Samuel A. Richmond

    This presentation examines a claim made by PhRMA on behalf of pharmaceutical manufacturing companies of America, and the response of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6483

  12. Energy and Nanoscience A More Perfect Union

    29 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark A. Ratner

    Huge problems of energy and sustainability confront the science/engineering community, mankind, and our planet. The energy problem comes in many dimensions, including supply, demand, conservation,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6554

  13. The Multicore Era: Crisis or (and?) Opportunity?

    27 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mithuna Thottethodi

    This talk will provide a brief overview of how we got to the multicore era, the implications and challenges for hardware/software developers and users, and some informed speculation on where the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6523

  14. Research Directions for the Semiconductor Industry in 2009

    13 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Steven James Hillenius

    The Semiconductor industry has achieved extraordinary growth in productivity over the last 50 or more years through investment in basic research. The industry has depended on this basic research...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6457

  15. DragonflyTV Nano – Using the Power of Television to Introduce Middle School Children to Nanotechnology

    15 Jan 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Richard Hudson, Joan Freese, Angie Prindle, Lisa Regalla

    DragonflyTV is a PBS science series for children, broadcast nationwide and on the internet. DragonflyTV models authentic science inquiry through its unique approach: In each episode, ordinary...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6123

  16. Basic Rules of Protein Folding

    31 Dec 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Seth Lichter

    How are proteins made? Inside cells, messenger RNA first instructs the ribosomes as to the order which amino acids should be joined together. Linked together and released from the ribosome, the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6011

  17. Gas Damping of Microcantilevers at Low Ambient Pressures

    03 Nov 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rahul Anil Bidkar

    This seminar will present a theoretical model for predicting the gas damping of long, rectangular silicon microcantilevers, which are oscillating in an unbounded gaseous medium with the ambient...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5683

  18. Sustainability: Less Talk - More Engineering

    27 Oct 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Larry L. Baxter

    In the last five years, sustainability and energy issues in general rose from obscurity to dominance in both the popular and technical press. In the process, the definitions, goals, and pathways...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5556

  19. Affordable Clean Energy: Challenges and Opportunities

    20 Oct 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Hukam C. Mongia

    The technical presentation is built around the August 9th 2008 ABC News/Planet Green/Stanford Poll on Environment/Energy in which the majority of the people polled expressed support for the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5575

  20. The Opposite of Human Enhancement: Nanotechnology and the Blind Chicken Problem

    20 Oct 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul B. Thompson

    Paul B. Thompson, Ph.D. is W.K. Kellogg Chair in Agricultural, Food and Community Ethics, Department of Philosophy, Michigan State University. Paul is the author of The Spirit of the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5598