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  1. Uncertainty Measurements and the Wavelength of Light

    28 Oct 2016 | Teaching Materials

    This high school physics lesson is designed to help students understand how very small measurements can be made (even at the nanoscale) and how the accuracy of those measurements affects their...


  2. Silicon Solar Cell Efficiency: Comparing input power to output power of a silicon photovoltaic cell

    28 Oct 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nancy Healy

    This lesson is designed to help students find a measure of a solar cell’s power conversion efficiency, by studying output power (Pout) of a silicon PV cell and comparing it to the input...


  3. Using Gold Nanoparticles for Bacterial Detection

    28 Oct 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nancy Healy

    This lab is designed to introduce students to gold nanoparticles and some of their applications. Students will create gold nanoparticles (GNPs) and learn the potential disease detection uses of...


  4. The Blood Glucose Mnitor

    28 Oct 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nancy Healy

    Students are introduced to glucose monitors, how these biosensors are being improved with naotechnology, and they test glucose levels. The purpose of the lab is to measure the glucose...


  5. Coffee Break with Nanoscience: Film Formation and "Coffee Rings"

    28 Oct 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nancy Healy

    This lab explores issues that engineers and scientists face in working with thin film i.e., dealing with two phenomena that work against them: cracking and the coffee ring effect. This lab will...


  6. OpenKIM Explorer

    09 Jun 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Benjamin P Haley, Dan Karls, Alejandro Strachan, Ryan S Elliott, Ellad B Tadmor

    Query the OpenKIM repository for names of interatomic Models for simulating selected materials


  7. ECE 695Q Lecture 49: Planarization II

    27 Oct 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Minghao Qi


  8. How to Create Atomic Planes in FCC, NaCl and Simple Cubic Structures

    27 Oct 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tanya Faltens

    This step by step guide shows how to create atomic planes in some common crystal structures. The crystal structures can be sliced along the planes, and the atomic packing of each plane...


  9. The Role of Dimensionality on Phonon-Limited Charge Transport: from CNTs to Graphene

    27 Oct 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jing Li, Yann-Michel Niquet

    IWCE 2015 presentation.


  10. BTI Simulator for Triple-Well Model

    27 Oct 2016 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Narendra Parihar, Rakesh P Rao, Sujay Desai, Souvik Mahapatra

    This simulator calculates the kinetics associated with trap generation during Negative Bias Temperature Instability (NBTI) in SiO2 (or SiON) based Si p-MOSFETs. The calculations are...


  11. SAMSON Tutorials - Essentials 1 - Introduction to SAMSON Connect

    27 Oct 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephane Redon

    Find out about SAMSON Connect, the online platform where you can download SAMSON, the SAMSON SDK, and add SAMSON Elements to your SAMSON installation.


  12. M-file/Mif Automatic GEnerator

    23 Sep 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jakub Chęciński

    A GUI tool for automatic generation of OOMMF configuration files and Matlab scripts for results analysis


  13. HoloViews Notebook Test

    07 Oct 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Martin Hunt

    HoloViews is a Python library that makes analyzing and visualizing scientific or engineering data much simpler, more intuitive, and more easily reproducible.


  14. Coarse Graining of Crystalline Cellulose

    29 Jul 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Kuo Tian, Mehdi Shishehbor, Pablo Daniel Zavattieri

    Bio-inspired Crystalline Nano-Cellulose coarse graining toolkit


  15. Transferable Tight Binding Model for Strained Heterostructures

    22 Oct 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yaohua Tan, Michael Povolotskyi, Tillmann Christoph Kubis, Timothy Boykin, Gerhard Klimeck

    IWCE 2015 presentation.


  16. MidQBio 2016: 4th Midwest Quantitative Biology Symposium

    22 Oct 2016 | Workshops

    The MidQBio Symposium aims to bring together research groups from around the Midwest with a shared interest in quantitative biology, and to help build a community of these researchers. The...


  17. The Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition Its role in metastasis? Can Theory Help Cancer Biology?

    19 Oct 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Herbert Levine

    In order to spread from the primary tumor to distant sites, cancer cells must undergo a coordinated change in their phenotypic properties referred to as the "epithelial-to-mesenchymal"...


  18. Introduction to Visualization

    19 Oct 2016 | Online Presentations

    Vetria L. Byrd is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Graphics Technology (CGT) in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute. She holds a PhD in Computer Science, Master’s...


  19. Piezo Nanomaterials and Green Energy

    19 Oct 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rusen Yang

    This presentation will introduce the fundamental principle of nanogenerator and its potential applications.


  20. NEMO5 and 2D Materials: Tuning Bandstructures, Wave Functions and Electrostatic Screening

    19 Oct 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Tillmann Christoph Kubis

    In this talk, I will briefly discuss the MLWF approach and compare it to DFT and atomistic tight binding. Initial results using the MLWF approach for 2D material based devices will be discussed...