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Scientific Ethics and the Signs of Voodoo Science
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18 Oct 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Andrew S. Hirsch
Until recently, the issue of research ethics had not been a subject
of explicit discussion within the Physics community. Over the past
ten years, however, documented cases of scientific...
Understanding Phonon Dynamics via 1D Atomic Chains
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28 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher
Phonons are the principal carriers of thermal energy in semiconductors and insulators, and they serve a vital role in dissipating heat produced by scattered electrons in semiconductor devices....
Conversion of Movie Files to Flash SWFs for Use in Breeze Presentations
21 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rick DeSutter, Joseph M. Cychosz
Conversion of Animated GIFs to Flash SWFs for Use in Breeze Presentations
This guided tutorial explains the process of how to convert
an animated GIF into a Flash SWF which can then be inserted into a Adobe Macromedia Breeze presentation. The tutorial uses Adobe...
Insertion of Flash SWFs into Breeze Presentations
This guided tutorial explains the process for inserting movie files as Flash SWFs into your Adobe Macromedia Breeze presentation. Guided tutorials are available which explain the process of how...
Microphone Selection and Comparison: Hear the Difference
16 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joseph M. Cychosz
Selecting a microphone can be a difficult task.
For presentations, the quality is very much dependent upon the audio clarity and quality of the naration. For meetings, quality can be somewhat...
Nanotubes and Nanowires: One-dimensional Materials
17 Jul 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy D. Sands
What is a nanowire? What is a nanotube? Why are they interesting and what are their potential applications? How are they made? This presentation is intended to begin to answer these questions...
How to Breezify Your Presentation and Publish it on the nanoHUB
09 Jul 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joseph M. Cychosz
This presentation gives a detailed overview of the process of creating an online presentation for the nanoHUB. It describes how to use Adobe-Macromedia's Breeze presentation tool in conjuction...
Exploring Electron Transfer with Density Functional Theory
03 Jul 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Troy Van Voorhis
This talk will highlight several illustrative applications of constrained density functional
theory (DFT) to electron transfer dynamics in electronic materials. The kinetics of these
What is "Nanofluidics"? or The Nano-izing of Fluid Mechanics
28 Jun 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Steve Wereley
Micro- and nanoscaled fluid mechanics are rapidly emerging as important supporting fields in biomedical technology, nanotechnology, etc., as well as being important fields of study in their own...
Giving Talks and Posters That People Would Actually Like to See
28 Jun 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall
Other than getting a college degree, being able to communicate technical results to non experts (and even experts) in a simple and easily understandable way is
critical to a future successful...
Vector Free Energy Calculation with Adaptive Biasing Force
18 Jun 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric F Darve
This presentation discusses recent numerical methods to calculate the
free energy as a function of a reaction coordinate for bio-molecules.
Free energy is often called potential of mean force...
NanoMOS 3.0: First-Time User Guide
06 Jun 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kurtis Cantley, Mark Lundstrom
This tutorial is an introduction to the nanoMOS simulation tool for new users. Descriptions of input and output parameters are included, along with new features associated with the Rappture...
19 May 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mikhail A. Noginov
Random lasers are the simplest sources of stimulated
emission without cavity, with the feedback provided by
scattering in a gain medium. First proposed in the late
60’s, random lasers have...
MATLAB DOs and DON'Ts
14 May 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dmitri Nikonov
Matlab is widely used for simulations but is believed to be unsuitable for complex projects and to produce slow-running software tools. The presentation argues that blind copying of methods...
Switching Energy in CMOS Logic: How far are we from physical limit?
24 Apr 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Saibal Mukhopadhyay
Aggressive scaling of CMOS devices in technology generation has resulted in exponential growth in device performance, integration density and computing power. However, the power dissipated by a...
The Long and Short of Pick-up Stick Transistors: A Promising Technology for Nano- and Macro-Electronics
11 Apr 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
In recent years, there has been enormous interest in the emerging field of large-area macro-electronics, and fabricating thin-film transistors on flexible substrates. This talk will cover recent...
Introduction to Condor
06 Apr 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alain Roy
In this talk, Alain Roy introduces Condor and the Condor Project at a
very high-level. Condor's matchmaking technologies are discussed, as
well as Condor's grid capablities.
Tutorial on Using Micelle-MD
05 Apr 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Patrick Chiu, Kunal Shah, Susan Sinnott
This is a tutorial using Micelle-MD. This includes the main
capabilities, computation procedure, with format of files
generated, and the simulation setup, which includes the material
A Primer on Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM)
04 Apr 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ron Reifenberger
Scanning Probe Microscopes and their remarkable ability to provide three-dimensional maps of surfaces at the nanometer length scale have arguably been the most important tool in establishing the...