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Enhancing your Micro and Nano Technology Courses with Free nanoHUB Resources and Simulations
12 May 2015 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Tanya Faltens
This presentation given at a workshop in the 2014 MNT (Micro Nano Technology) Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, provides an overview of nanoHUB resources that will be useful for MNT...
Structure and Morphology of Silicon-Germanium Thin Films
07 Feb 2015 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk
This presentation describes the growth of (Si,Ge & SiGe) thin films on Si and Ge (001) and (111) substrates by ultrahigh vacuum chemical vapor deposition (UHVCVD). Thin films were...
Mechanical Behavior of MEMS/NEMS
27 Feb 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yong Zhu
This lecture covers mechanical testing methods and behaviors of thin films and nanostructures. This lecture is related to the activities at the NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center (NERC)...
Structure and Morphology of Silicon Germanium Thin Films
30 Dec 2013 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk
Single layer silicon and germanium films as well as nominally 50-50 silicon-germanium alloys were deposited on single crystal silicon and germanium (001) and (111) substrates by ultrahigh vacuum...
NEATEC K-12 Module - Thin Films Grades 6-8
10 Jan 2013 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Erin Crimmel, Brook Bourgeois, Jason Brechko, Cherilyn Dempsey, Nathan Ellis, MaryAnn Nickloy
In this activity your students will have learned the correlation between color wavelengths and measurement. They will have effectively learned how to solve real-world and mathematical problems...
Evolution of microstructure and magnetic properties in magnetron-sputtered CoCr thin films
02 Feb 2012 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk
In this work, transmission electron microscopy, including the Lorentz mode is combined with magnetic measurements (vibrating sample magnetometry and ferromagnetic resonance)to draw correlations...
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09 Oct 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Mario Renteria, Elliott Ivan Gurrola, Sourabh Dongaonkar, Muhammad Alam
Two dimensional spice simulation of thin film solar panels, including shunt induced variability, and partial shadow effects.
Growth of Cu films on hydrogen terminated Si(lQ0) and Si(lll) surf&es
07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, R. Naik, G. Auner, C. Kota, U. Rao
We have employed reflection high energy electron diffraction (RHEED) and high resolution
transmission electron microscopy (HREM) to study Cu films grown on hydrogen terminated
Si( 100) and Si(...
Interface structure and surface morphology of (Co, Fe, Ni)/Cu/Si(100) thin films
07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, V.M. Naik, A. Lukaszew, R. Naik, G. W. Auner
We have examined bilayer Co/Cu, Fe/Cu, and Ni/Cu films deposited by molecular-beam epitaxy on
hydrogen-terminated @100# silicon substrates.
Origin of the orientation ratio in sputtered longitudinal media
07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, J. N. Zhou, G. Choe, E. Stach, E. C. Nelson, U. Dahmen
The surface morphology, thin film microstructure, and crystallography of sputtered longitudinal
media were examined by atomic force and transmission electron microscopy.
Magnetic properties of magnetron sputtered Co-Cr thin films
07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, J. O. Artman
The magnetic properties 01 magnetron sputtered CO-22 at.% Cr films of various thickness deposited on glass have been examined, with particular attention
to the various contributions to the film...
Oxidation Behavior of CoCr Thin Films
07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk
In this work, elemental redistribution of annealed CoCr thin films has been investigated by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy.
Comparison of strain relaxation in epitaxial Si0.3Ge0.7 films grown on Si(001) and Ge(001)
Surface and interfacial strain have been computed for SiGe thin films grown by UHVCVD,based on measurements via transmission electron microscopy and Raman spectroscopy.
Lubrication Effects on Head-Disk Spacing Loss
07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, J. Liu, C. Y. Chen, S. Zhang
The effects of lubrication thickness on the magnetic recording head-media tribology were investigated in this study.
Solar Cells Lecture 4: What is Different about Thin-Film Solar Cells?
29 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
Thin film solar cells promise acceptable efficiency at low cost. This
tutorial examines the device physics of thin-film solar cells, which
generally require a different type of analysis...
Anti-Reflection Coating Assignment
30 Nov 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alex Small
This is a guided activity for students to study the design of an anti-reflection coating. The student is first asked to do a simple calculation by hand, to determine the proper thickness for an...
Chemically Enhanced Carbon-Based Nanomaterials and Devices
09 Nov 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Hersam
Carbon-based nanomaterials have attracted significant attention due to their potential to enable and/or improve applications such as transistors, transparent conductors, solar cells, batteries,...
Electric and Magnetic Properties of Multiferroic Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures
20 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pedro Antonio Prieto
Preparation methods for oxide thin films
Oxide thin films and heterostructures
BiFeO3, YMnO3, BiMnO3 thin films and FE/FM...
TiCN/TiNbCN Multilayer System with Enhanced Tribological Properties
Improvement in the mechanical properties of hard coatings such monolayer (TiN, CrN, AlCN, WC-Co, TiCN) , has been achieved using compositional gradient WC/C layer, or multilayered type...
Center of Excellence on Novel Materials (CENM) Overview Video
11 Oct 2010 | Animations | Contributor(s): Pedro Antonio Prieto
The CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR NOVEL MATERIALS (CENM) is part of a high-priority national effort supported primarily by COLCIENCIAS and integrated by 19 recognized multidisciplinary research groups...