
Tutorial 1: Atomistic Material Science  ab initio simulations of materials
03 Nov 2011   Contributor(s):: Alejandro Strachan
This lecture introduces first principles electronic structure calculations of materials properties.It describes the approximations made to the manybody Schrodinger equation in Hartree Fock and Density Functional Theory and numerical approximations used in computer simulations.

Tutorial 2: Atomistic Material Science  Molecular Dynamics simulations of materials
03 Nov 2011   Contributor(s):: Alejandro Strachan
This lecture introduces the concept of molecular dynamics (MD) simulations of materials focusing on the physics and approximations underlying the simulations and interpretation of their results.

The Promise of Tomorrow: Using nanoHUB.org, how it work and protects IT property
20 Jul 2011   Contributor(s):: Colonel Mason, Gerhard Klimeck
The Promise of Tomorrow: Using the website, www.nanoHUB.org, for online simulations, tutorials, seminars, complete classes in nanotechnology, how it work and protects IT property.

Solar Cells Lecture 3: Modeling and Simulation of Photovoltaic Devices and Systems
20 Jul 2011   Contributor(s):: J. L. Gray
Modeling and simulation play an important role in designing and optimizing PV systems. This tutorial is a broad overview of the topic including a look at detailed, numerical device simulation.

The Promise of Tomorrow: Using nanoHUB.org, for online simulations, tutorials, seminars, and complete classes in nanotechnology
24 Jun 2011   Contributor(s):: Colonel Mason, Gerhard Klimeck
The Promise of Tomorrow: Using the website, www.nanoHUB.org, for online simulations, tutorials, seminars, and complete classes in nanotechnology.

Atomic Picture of Plastic Deformation in Metals via Online Molecular Dynamics Simulations
01 Jun 2011   Contributor(s):: Alejandro Strachan
The main goal of this learning module is to introduce students to the atomiclevel processes responsible for plastic deformation in crystalline metals and help them develop a more intuitive understanding of how materials work at molecular scales. The module consists of: i) Two introductory...

Quantitative Modeling and Simulation of Quantum Dots
18 Apr 2011   Contributor(s):: Muhammad Usman
Quantum dots grown by selfassembly process are typically constructed by 50,000 to 5,000,000 structural atoms which confine a small, countable number of extra electrons or holes in a space that is comparable in size to the electron wavelength. Under such conditions quantum dots can be...

Additional Tutorials on Selected Topics in Nanotechnology
29 Mar 2011   Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck, Umesh V. Waghmare, Timothy S Fisher, N. S. Vidhyadhiraja
Select tutorials in nanotechnology, a part of the 2010 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up.

Tutorial 4: FarFromEquilibrium Quantum Transport
29 Mar 2011   Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck
These lectures focus on the application of the theories using the nanoelectronic modeling tools NEMO 1 D, NEMO 3D, and OMEN to realistically extended devices. Topics to be covered are realistic resonant tunneling diodes, quantum dots, nanowires, and UltraThinBody Transistors.

Tutorial 4a: High Bias Quantum Transport in Resonant Tunneling Diodes
29 Mar 2011   Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck
Outline:Resonant Tunneling Diodes  NEMO1D: Motivation / History / Key InsightsOpen 1D Systems: Transmission through Double Barrier Structures  Resonant TunnelingIntroduction to RTDs: Linear Potential DropIntroduction to RTDs: Realistic Doping ProfilesIntroduction to RTDs: Relaxation Scattering...

Tutorial 4b: Introduction to the NEMO3D Tool  Electronic Structure and Transport in 3D
29 Mar 2011   Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck
Electronic Structure and Transport in 3D  Quantum Dots, Nanowires and UltraThin Body Transistors

Grid Computing Technologies
21 Feb 2011   Contributor(s):: Carol Song

TeraGrid: A National Cyberinfrastructrure for Open Research & Education
21 Feb 2011   Contributor(s):: Carol Song

Quantum Dot Wave Function (Quantum Dot Lab)
02 Feb 2011   Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck, David S. Ebert, Wei Qiao
Electron density of an artificial atom. The animation sequence shows various electronic states in an Indium Arsenide (InAs)/Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) selfassembled quantum dot.

SelfAssembled Quantum Dot Structure (pyramid)
02 Feb 2011   Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck, Insoo Woo, Muhammad Usman, David S. Ebert
Pyramidal InAs Quantum dot. The quantum dot is 27 atomic monolayers wide at the base and 15 atomic monolayers tall.

Open Science Grid
31 Jan 2011   Contributor(s):: Gabriele Garzoglio

Cancer Care Engineering
31 Jan 2011   Contributor(s):: Joseph Pekny

NEEShub
31 Jan 2011   Contributor(s):: Rudi Eigenmann

What's the HUBbub?  Panel Discussion
31 Jan 2011   Contributor(s):: Michael McLennan, Mark Lundstrom, Rudi Eigenmann

Cyber Infrastructure Days at Purdue University
31 Jan 2011 
Purdue CI Days 2010 showcases technologies to enhance research, teaching and research funding. The program focus is on how just about any faculty member, research staffer, or graduate student can benefit from these technologies.