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  1. ECE 695NS L02: Computability and NP-hardness

    13 Jan 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    Outline: Overview Definitions Computing Machines Church-Turing Thesis Polynomial Time (Class P) Class NP Non-deterministic Turing machines Reducibility Cook-Levin theorem Coping with...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25676

  2. DNA Origami Visualization Tools

    12 Sep 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jessica Nash

    Visualize DNA origami designs

    http://nanohub.org/resources/cadnanovis

  3. Lines on Paper

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joshua LaForge

    Students will learn how scientists use a process called X-ray diffraction to figure out the structure of things that are too small to see such as atoms, molecules, and crystal structures.This lab...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25573

  4. Nanotechnology Invention and Design: Phase Changes, Energy, and Crystals

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Daniella Duran

    This 3-part lesson introduces the nanoscale effect of various energy inputs on the crystal lattice of a smart material, Nitinol, and then invites students to become nanotechnology inventors....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25581

  5. Synthesis and Characterization of CdSe Qunatum Dots

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nicholas Blake

    In this laboratory, students will study how surfactant-based chemistry can be used to synthesize CdSe quantum dots and study how the size of the quantum dots can be controlled by varying reaction...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25588

  6. Taking a Closer Look at Objects

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Georgia Institute of Technology

    For students to understand their world they often need to use tools to gather information.  Some tools will help them see parts of their surrounding world that they would otherwise miss....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25594

  7. Wet Etching in Nanofabrication

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Manuel Casillas

    This lab will help students understand how chemical reactions are used to create the specific shapes on surfaces of crystalline materials, which make up functional components within electronics....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25603

  8. Right Tool for the Job

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joyce Palmer Allen

    The purpose of this lesson is to encourage students to think about how using tools helps them gather information about the world around them.  This is especially important at the nanoscale,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25609

  9. Help or Hype: The Ethics of Bio-nanotechnology

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Samantha Andrews

    This lesson explores the ethical concerns related to bio-nanotechnology. Bio-nanotechnology is the application of nanotechnology to living things. This ranges from the creation of pharmaceuticals...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25620

  10. Mixtures and Nanotechnology

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joyce Palmer Allen

    The purpose of this unit is to help students make the connection that the classification of mixtures is based on the size of particles. This connects to two of the Big Ideas in Nanoscale Science...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25624

  11. Learning About Surface Area and Volume

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joyce Palmer Allen

    The purpose of this lesson is to help students extend their knowledge of area, perimeter, and volume to include surface area.  The understanding of these concepts begin in the elementary...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25634

  12. Sometimes We Need Big Numbers

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joyce Palmer Allen

    The purpose of this lesson is to help students visualize how small a nanometer is by relating the size to the numbers- millions, billions and trillions and then relating those numbers to how small...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25637

  13. Silver Nanoparticle Synthesis, Spectroscopy, and Bacterial Growth

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Pennsylvania State University

    Students will learn about the differences in physical propoerties at the nanoscale as compared to the same materials at the macroscale. The students will demonstrate the appropriate use of a...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25654

  14. What's the Smallest Thing You Know?

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joyce Allen

    The book What’s Smaller Than A Pygmy Shrew? by Robert E. Wells helps students see that a pygmy shrew is among the tiniest of  mammals and that a ladybug is even smaller.  But in...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25629

  15. ECE 695NS: Numerical Simulations of Electro-optic Energy Systems

    10 Jan 2017 | Courses | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    SPring 2017 This course is currently in production. It is made available in this incomplete form to support the student currently taking this course.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25669

  16. ECE 695NS L01: Introduction and Overview

    10 Jan 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25670

  17. Introduction to Creative Problem Solving in Nanotechnology

    10 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joseph Nunn

    This lesson serves as an introduction to the field of nanotechnology by discussing its real-world implications in light of current economic issues and conditions.  The lesson is performed...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25648

  18. Silver Nanoparticle Socks

    10 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Pennsylvania State Univeristy

    This lab will allow students to use the pure silver nanoparticles they synthesize to create antibacterial socks. They will compare their socks with socks that have been treated with a commercial...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25661

  19. Laser Filtering, Metamaterials, and Commercializing Through the Lens of the Mythical Person Month

    09 Jan 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Themos Kallos

    In this work we investigate whether optical metamaterials in particular may require more than the typical resources to lead to successful commercialization. We also compare the estimated efforts...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25563

  20. Photonic Structures with Topological Robustness: from Classical to Quantum

    09 Jan 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mohammad Hafezi

    In this talk, I demonstrate how similar physics can be observed for photons; specifically, how various quantum Hall Hamiltonians can be simulated in an optical platform. I report on the first...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25558