
Geometric Multigrid for MHD Simulations with Nedelec Finite Elements on Tetrahedral Grids
04 Feb 2016   Contributor(s):: Chris Hansen
The MagnetoHydroDynamic (MHD) model is used extensively to simulate macroscopic plasma dynamics in Magnetic Confinement Fusion (MCF) devices. In these simulations, the span of time scales from fast wave dynamics to the desired evolution of equilibrium due to transport processes is large,...

OOMMF: Object Oriented MicroMagnetic Framework
21 Jan 2016   Contributor(s):: Michael Joseph Donahue, Donald Gene Porter
A portable, extensible public domain program and associated tools for micromagnetic simulation

A UCSD analytic TFET model
18 Dec 2015   Contributor(s):: Jianzhi Wu, Yuan Taur
A continuous, analytic IV model is developed for doublegate and nanowire tunnel FETs with 3D density of states, including depletion in the source. At the core of the model is a gatecontrolled channel potential that satisfies the source and drain boundary conditions. Verified by...

Framework for Evaluating Simulations: Analysis of Student Developed Interactive Computer Tool
25 Jun 2015   Contributor(s):: Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Heidi A DiefesDux, Yi Kong, Krishna Madhavan
This is the presentation for a paper presented at the 2015 annual American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) conference. The paper discusses a developed framework for evaluating and scaffolding studentdeveloped simulations in an openended learning environment. The full paper...

[Illinois] CSE Seminar Series: Advances in Firstprinciples Computational Materials Science
20 Nov 2012   Contributor(s):: Elif Ertekin
Title: Advances in firstprinciples computational materials scienceSubtitle: Things we can calculate now, that we couldn't when I was in grad school.The capability to rationally design new materials with tailored properties and functionality on a computer remains a grand challenge whose success...

Mathematica for CUDA and OpenCL Programming
07 Mar 2011   Contributor(s):: Ulises CervantesPimentel, Abdul Dakkak
In the latest release of Mathematica 8, a large number of programming tools for GPU computing are available. In this presentation, new tools for CUDA and OpenCL programming will be explored. Several applications, including image processing, medical imaging, multigpu, statistics and finance will...

What's the HUBbub? HUBzero technology for online research and teaching collaborations
21 Feb 2011   Contributor(s):: Michael McLennan

The HUBzero Platform for Scientific Collaboration
31 Jan 2011   Contributor(s):: Michael McLennan
The framework that powers nanoHUB.org has been released as an open source package known as the HUBzero(r) Platform for Scientific Collaboration.

Electron Density in a Nanowire
30 Jan 2011   Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck, Saumitra Raj Mehrotra
Electron Density in a circular Silicon nanowire transistor.

The Transparency Paradox: Computational Simulations as Learning Tools for Engineering Graduate Education
08 Apr 2010   Contributor(s):: Alejandra J. Magana, Sean Brophy,
Computational simulations have become a critical part of computational science, which is being described as the third leg in this century’s methodologies of science. Computational simulations have also become a critical element of learning experiences as they can provide engineering students...

Are Simulation Tools Developed and Used by Experts Appropriate Experimentation Tools for Educational Contexts?
08 Apr 2010   Contributor(s):: Alejandra J. Magana, Sean Brophy,
Simulations and visualizations can lead to significant improvements in students'conceptual understanding. This increased understanding may be due to the formation of expertlike dynamic mental models. Laboratory simulations have been used in educational contexts forinquiry learning by allowing...

Professors' Instructional Approaches and Students' Perceptions of nanoHUB Simulations as Learning Tools.
08 Apr 2010   Contributor(s):: Alejandra J. Magana, Sean Brophy,
Simulations can provide a critical element of learning experiences. Simulations are alsobecoming a critical part of computational science, which is being described as the thirdlegin this century's methodologies of science (Sabelli, et. al, 2005). Opportunities existto use the same simulation as...

Professor's and Student's Perceptions and Experiences of Computational Simulations as Learning Tools
04 Apr 2010   Contributor(s):: Alejandra J. Magana
Computational simulations are becoming a critical component of scientific and engineering research, and now are becoming an important component for learning. This dissertation provides findings from a multifaceted research study exploring the ways computational simulations have been perceived...

From SemiClassical to Quantum Transport Modeling: ParticleBased Device Simulations
10 Aug 2009   Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska
This set of powerpoint slides series provides insight on what are the tools available for modeling devices that behave either classically or quantummechanically. An indepth description is provided to the approaches with emphasis on the advantages and disadvantages of each approach. Conclusions...