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Online Presentations (1-20 of 78)

  1. A Primer on Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM)

    04 Apr 2006 | | 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 world-wide emergence of Nanotechnology. In this talk, the fundamental ideas behind the first scanning...

  2. Amine Linked Single Molecule Circuits: Systematic Measurements & Understanding

    02 Jul 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Mark S Hybertsen

    Formation and function of well-defined linkages between organic molecules and metallic electrodes has been a key issue in the field of molecular electronics. We recently discovered that the conductance of single molecule junctions formed using gold-amine linkages can be measured reliably and...

  3. An Experimentalists’ Perspective

    19 Dec 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Arunava Majumdar

    This presentation was one of 13 presentations in the one-day forum, "Excellence in Computer Simulation," which brought together a broad set of experts to reflect on the future of computational science and engineering.

  4. Auger Generation as an Intrinsic Limit to Tunneling Field-Effect Transistor Performance

    22 Sep 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Jamie Teherani

    Many in the microelectronics field view tunneling field-effect transistors (TFETs) as society’s best hope for achieving a > 10× power reduction for electronic devices; however, despite a decade of considerable worldwide research, experimental TFET results have significantly...

  5. BNC Annual Research Symposium: Metrology and Nanomaterials Characterization

    10 May 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Reifenberger

    This presentation is part of a collection of presentations describing the projects, people, and capabilities enhanced by research performed in the Birck Center, and a look at plans for the upcoming year.

  6. BNC Annual Research Symposium: Nanoscale Energy Conversion

    23 Apr 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Timothy S Fisher

    This presentation is part of a collection of presentations describing the projects, people, and capabilities enhanced by research performed in the Birck Center, and a look at plans for the upcoming year.

  7. BNC Annual Research Symposium: Welcome and Overview

    23 Apr 2007 |

    This presentation is part of a collection of presentations describing the projects, people, and capabilities enhanced by research performed in the Birck Center, and a look at plans for the upcoming year.

  8. Chemistry of Transition Metal Alloy Nanoparticles with Desired Phase Properties

    20 Jun 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Lichang Wang

    In this presentation, I will discuss the results of two alloy nanoparticles, PtAu and PtVFe. I will also present the synergetic results of unraveling PtVFe nanoparticles by coupling computational chemistry with experimental work.

  9. Combining New Experimental and Informatic Tools for Protein Investigation and Engineering

    09 Jan 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Alan Friedman

    The stability and activity of proteins is dependent on both the correct functioning and placement of individual amino acids and their interactions. Great attention has been paid to critical individual residues (generally revealed by their location in the active site and their conservation among...

  10. Designing Nanocomposite Materials for Solid-State Energy Conversion

    10 Nov 2005 |

    New materials will be necessary to break through today's performance envelopes for solid-state energy conversion devices ranging from LED-based solid-state white lamps to thermoelectric devices for solid-state refrigeration and electric power generation. The combination of recent materials...

  11. Designing Nanocomposite Thermoelectric Materials

    08 Nov 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Timothy D. Sands

    This tutorial reviews recent strategies for designing high-ZT nanostructured materials, including superlattices, embedded quantum dots, and nanowire composites. The tutorial highlights the challenges inherent to coupled electronic and thermal transport properties.

  12. ECE 695A Lecture 31: Collecting and Plotting Data

    15 Apr 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad Alam

    Outline:Origin of data, Field Acceleration vs. Statistical InferenceNonparametric informationPreparing data for projection: Hazen formula Preparing data for projection: Kaplan formulaConclusion

  13. ECE 695A Lecture 32: Physical vs. Empirical Distribution

    15 Apr 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad Alam

    Outline:Physical Vs. empirical distributionProperties of classical distribution functionMoment-based fitting of dataConclusions

  14. ECE 695A Lecture 33: Model Selection/Goodness of Fit

    18 Apr 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad Alam

    Outline:The problem of matching data with theoretical distributionParameter extractions: Moments, linear regression, maximum likelihoodGoodness of fit: Residual, Pearson, Cox, AkikaConclusion

  15. ECE 695A Lecture 34: Scaling Theory of Design of Experiments

    18 Apr 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad Alam

    Outline:IntroductionBuckingham PI TheoremAn Illustrative ExampleRecall the scaling theory of HCI, NBTI, and TDDBConclusions

  16. Electron and Ion Microscopies as Characterization Tools for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

    27 Feb 2006 | | Contributor(s):: Eric Stach

    This tutorial presents a broad overview of the basic physical principles of techniques used in scanning electron microscopy (SEM), as well as their application to understanding processing/structure/property relationships in nanostructured materials. Special emphasis is placed on the capabilities...

  17. Experiment vs. Modelling: What's the problem?

    05 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: William L. Barnes

    Progress in plasmonics has been greatly assisted by developments in experimental techniques and in numerical modelling. This talk will look at some of the difficulties that emerge when comparisons are made between experiment and theory. Through the use of four examples I will illustrate what...

  18. Experiments and Models Regarding Strain Dependent Thermal Conductivity and Strength at the Nanoscale and Microscale

    02 Jul 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Vikas Tomar

    Silicon micro- and nano-structures are essential in today’s integrated circuits and sensors. The functioning and performance of such devices are highly affected by thermal properties. Due to the size effect, the thermal properties of bulk silicon cannot represent those of silicon...

  19. Fun in the Sand: Some Experiments in Granular Physics

    16 Feb 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Peter E. Schiffer

    In the last two decades, condensed matter physicists have begun an intense study of the dynamic and static properties of granular media (materials made from individual acroscopic solid grains). These materials offer a vast arena of new physical phenomena which are highly accessible and largely...

  20. Gas Damping of Microcantilevers at Low Ambient Pressures

    03 Nov 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Rahul Anil Bidkar

    This seminar will present a theoretical model for predicting the gas damping of long, rectangular silicon microcantilevers, which are oscillating in an unbounded gaseous medium with the ambient pressures varying over 5 orders of magnitude (1000 > Kn > 0.03). The work is the result of a...