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Online Presentations (1-20 of 24)

  1. Modelling of Phase Transforming Cellular Material (PXCM)

    28 Aug 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Chidubem Nuela Enebechi, Yunlan Zhang, David Restrepo Arango, Pablo Daniel Zavattieri, Nilesh Mankame

    Phase transforming cellular materials (PXCMs) are a new class of materials that can go through large deformation and return to their original configuration. Currently, there are reliable cellular...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26939

  2. Electronic and Thermoelectric Characterization of Materials from Ab Initio Calculations

    15 Aug 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gustavo Javier, David M Guzman, Austin Jacob Zadoks, Alejandro Strachan

    We present the Optimized Workflow for Electronic and Thermoelectric Properties (OWETP) python notebook, which uses Density Functional Theory (DFT) as implemented in the Quantum Espresso code for...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/27064

  3. Microstructure Evolution During Compaction of Powder Blends

    07 Aug 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ayush Giri

    Powder Compaction is a manufacturing technology which is used to mold granular particles to solid materials. Powder compaction is widely used by pharmaceutical companies to manufacture tablets...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26943

  4. Understanding the Role of Fabrication Method on Metal Alloys Used in Nuclear Power Plants

    07 Aug 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Esteban Bautista, Alexander Bullens, Janelle P Wharry

    Current nuclear reactor components consist of forged or casted Iron-based or Nickel-based alloys.  Both these fabrication techniques present challenges in long-term performance and structural...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26955

  5. Structure-Force Field Generator for Molecular Dynamics Simulations

    07 Aug 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carlos Miguel Patiño, Lorena Alzate-Vargas, Alejandro Strachan

    Atomistic and molecular simulations have become an important research field due to the progress made in computer performance and the necessity of new and improved materials. Despite this, first...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26959

  6. Efficient Exploration of Quantified Uncertainty in Granular Crystals

    16 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Juan Camilo Lopez

    This work presents a way of quantifying uncertainty in granular crystals in a computationally efficient way. To accomplish this, a low dimensional response surface is approximated through the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23760

  7. Nanomechanics Simulation Tool: Dislocations Make or Break Materials

    16 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael N Sakano

    The goal of computational material science is to improve existing materials and design new ones through mathematical calculations. In particular, molecular dynamic simulations can allow for...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23765

  8. Carbon Nanotube Mission

    06 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Adaku Ochia

    Carbon nanotubes have become an interesting phenomenon over the past couple of years as electrical devices and electro-mechanical systems have dramatically shrunk in size. Accidentally discovered...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3023

  9. Introduction to Self-Assembled Monolayers and Biosensors

    06 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael Toole

    Recent research concerning self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) focuses on tasks from fabrication of microelectronics to creating biosensors. This presentation will address the fundamental principles...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3005

  10. Oligodeoxyribonucleotide Association with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

    06 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jennifer McDonald

    Commercially available single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) tend to aggregate as ropes and bundles during production making them of little use in many scientific and industrial applications. An...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3009

  11. Re-engineering a Healthy Eye Tissue to Restore Damaged Eyesight

    06 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Margarita Shalaev

    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that is the leading cause of blindness in the USA and Western Europe. It affects over one million people in the United States alone. One of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3011

  12. Direct Microcontact Printing of Gold and Silver on Silicon

    06 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jamie Nipple

    Because microcontact printing (µCP) allows the fabrication of disposable electronic devices with minimum cost, this technique has proven useful in the patterned functionalization of certain...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3015

  13. Biosensing applications of Plasmon Resonance in gold nanoparticles

    06 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Karina Moore

    Light can be used to excite plasmon resonance in gold nanoparticles. Plasmon resonance occurs on the nanoscale as the particles become excited and plasmon oscillations arise in each particle of a...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3019

  14. The Effect of Physical Geometry on the Frequency Response of Carbon Nanotube Field-Effect Transistors

    03 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dave Lyzenga

    In order for carbon nanotube (CNT) electrical devices to be fabricated, it is necessary to obtain modifiable operation characteristics. Developing parametric equations to achieve this...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3044

  15. Pulsed Laser Deposition of Thin Films

    02 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Josh Kaufman

    Thin metal films have many applications from optical limiters to nanocircuits. Methods for fabricating these films differ in theory and complexity. Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) is a popular...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3013

  16. Characterization of Colloids Using the BET method and X-ray Scattering

    22 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Oluwaseyi Ogebule

    Colloids are promising materials for a wide range of applications such as selective separations, catalytic processing, and enhanced chemical activity. However, these applications are limited...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1667

  17. Three-Dimensional Simulations of Field Effect Sensors for DNA Detection

    21 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eddie Howell, Gerhard Klimeck

    Here, the development of a DNA field-effect transistor (DNAFET) simulator is described. In DNAFETs the gate structure of a silicon on insulator (SOI) field-effect transistor is replaced by a layer...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1677

  18. Investigation of the Electrical Characteristics of Triple-Gate FinFETs and Silicon-Nanowire FETs

    16 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Monica Taba, Gerhard Klimeck

    Electrical characteristics of various Fin field-effect transistors (FinFETs) and silicon-nanowires were analyzed and compared using a modified three-dimensional self-consistent quantum-mechanical...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1715

  19. Chemical Modification of GaAs with TAT Peptide and Alkylthiol Self-Assembled Monolayers

    14 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Hamsa Jaganathan

    The use of self-assembled monolayers (SAM) on semiconductors creates a basis for the design and creation of bioelectronics, such as biosensors. The interface between the surface and an organic...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1670

  20. Technique for High Spatial Resolution, Focused Electrical Stimulation for Electrically Excitable Tissue

    14 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Matteo Mannino

    Cochlear implant devices have made use of electrode pulses as a method of nerve fiber stimulation since their early conception. Electrode stimulation is limiting in both quality and consistency,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1707