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Nanotechnology Animation Gallery

By Saumitra Raj Mehrotra1, Gerhard Klimeck2

1. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 2. Purdue University

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Animations and visualization are generated with various tools to enable insight into nanotechnology and nanoscience. Click on image for detailed description and larger image download. Additional animations are also available

3D wavefunctions Threshold voltage in a nanowire
Local density of states PN junction Buckyball C60
Diffusion of holes and electrons Electronic band structure Graphene nanoribbon bandstructure Graphene nanoribbon bandstructure
Fermi-Dirac statistics with temperature Graphite multi-walled carbon nanotube Carbon nanotube bandstructure
Resonant Tunneling Diode operation CV profile with different oxide thickness

Featured nanoHUB tools:
Band Structure Lab.
Carrier Statistics Lab
Crystal Viewer
Drift-Diffusion Lab
OMEN Nanowire
PN Junction Lab
Quantum Dot Lab
Resonant Tunneling Diode Simulation with NEGF


Mosaic tiling by Tianwei (David) Liu and Joe Cychosz.

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  • Saumitra Raj Mehrotra; Gerhard Klimeck (2010), "Nanotechnology Animation Gallery,"

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