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Optical BioMEMS Microfluidic Technologies for Hand-Held, Point-of-Care, Medical Devices
23 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary
Portable, point-of-care, medical diagnostic devices could provide an important new component in more cost-effective healthcare delivery. Rapid measurements of blood samples during an examination within a doctor’s office or in the field, could allow immediate appropriate treatment of medical...
French & American Young Engineering Scientists Symposium 2009
November 16-18, 2009
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Scientists and engineers from the US and France have been building collaborative linkages between young...
Illinois Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology and Nano-CEMMS: A Hard Day in the Life of a Soft Cell
12 May 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Jeffrey Fredberg
AHard Day in the Life of a Soft CellWith every beat of the heart, inflation of the lung, or peristalsis of the gut, cell types of diverse function are subjected to substantial stretch. But what physical laws govern the abilities of the cytoskeleton to deform, contract, and remodel at the...
Illinois MatSE485/Phys466/CSE485 - Atomic-Scale Simulation
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27 Jan 2009 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Ceperley
THE OBJECTIVE is to learn and apply fundamental techniques used in (primarily classical) simulations in order to help understand and predict properties of microscopic systems in materials science, physics, chemistry, and biology. THE EMPHASIS will be on connections between the simulation results...
25 May 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Masahiko Suenaga
Facio is a 3D-graphics program for molecular modeling and visualization of quantum chemical calculations(GAMESS and Gaussian).It is a GUI for FMO (Fragment MO) calculation. Selected features include:(1) From a PDB file, create GAMESS/FMO input with 4 mouse clicks.(2) Manual fragmentation for the...
Vasco Teixeira Research Projects on Nanocomposite and Nanolayered PVD Functional Coatings
09 Oct 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Vasco Teixeira
Short powerpoint presentation for 2004-2008 Research Projects.-Smart multilayered coatings – smart windows-NANOEFFECT: Nanocomposites with High Colouration Efficiency for Electrochromic Smart Plastic Devices-Thermochromic thin films-Nanolayered and nano-graded coatings – Solar selective...
Illinois MATSE 280 Introduction to Engineering Materials, Lecture 3 Part 4: Structures via Diffusion
28 Sep 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Duane Douglas Johnson, Omar N Sobh
Structures via DiffractionGoals Define basic ideas of diffraction (using x-ray, electrons, or neutrons, which, although they are particles, they can behave as waves) and show how to determine: Crystal Structure Miller Index Planes and Determine the Structure Identify cell symmetry Learning...
Illinois MATSE 280 Introduction to Engineering Materials, Lecture 3 Part 3: Crystallographic Points, Directions, and Planes
22 Sep 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Duane Douglas Johnson, Omar N Sobh
Crystallographic Points, Directions, and PlanesIssues to Address...How to define points, directions, planes, as well aslinear, planar, and volume densitiesDefine basic terms and give examples of each: Points (atomic positions) Vectors (defines a particular direction - plane normal) Miller...
Illinois MATSE 280 Introduction to Engineering Materials, Lecture 3 Part 2: Structure of Ceramics
21 Sep 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Duane Douglas Johnson, Omar N Sobh
Structure of CeramicsIssues to Address...Structures of ceramic materials: How do they differ from that of metals?Define basic terms and give examples of each: Lattice Basis Atoms (Decorations or Motifs) Crystal Structure Unit Cell Coordination Numbers Describe hard-sphere packing and identify...
Illinois MATSE 280 Introduction to Engineering Materials, Lecture 3 Part 1: Structure of Metals and Ceramics
19 Sep 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Duane Douglas Johnson, Omar N Sobh
Structures of Metals and CeramicsGoals Define basic terms and give examples of each: Lattice Basis Atoms (Decorations or Motifs) Crystal Structure Unit Cell Coordination Numbers Describe hard-sphere packing and identify cell symmetry Crystals density: the mass per volume (e.g. g/cm3) Linear...
Illinois MatSE 280 Introduction to Engineering Materials, Lecture 2: Atomic Structure and Interatomic Bonding
18 Aug 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Duane Douglas Johnson, Omar N Sobh
Refortify your chemistry - Atomic scale structuresGoals Define basic concepts: Filling of Atomic Energy Levels: Pauli Exclusion Principle Atomic Orbitals (s-, p-, d-, and f- type electrons) Types of Bonding between Atoms The Periodic Table (and solid state structures) Bond Energy Curves Describe...
Illinois Tools: NanoGromacsDemo
30 Oct 2006 | | Contributor(s):: Dairui Chen, Derrick Kearney, Jay Mashl, Nahil Sobh, Eric Jakobsson
Implementation of the popular molecular dynamics software suite GROMACS
Summary of current status of industrial nanocomposite developments
25 Jul 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Steven L. Masia
This is a brief summary of the current nanocomposites developed and provided by industry as of July 2008. A variety of industrial references are provided.
Nanotechnology applications roadmap for the Forest Products Industry
11 Aug 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Steven L. Masia
Shows a mapping of potential nanotechnology applications in the forest products industrySteven L. MasiaNIST
Multiscale Methods to Simulate and Predict Membrane Organization: atomistic molecular dynamics to mean field Langevin dynamics
08 Aug 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Larry H. Scott, Omar N Sobh
There is considerable interest in the lateral organization of biological membranes. While membrane proteins obviously influence on the localized properties of membranes, the lipids themselves also can self-organize within the bilayer. Computational models can complement the growing body of...
Hierarchy of Simulation Approaches for Charge Transport Simulation
01 Aug 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Omar N Sobh, Umberto Ravaioli
General considerationsModel simulation hierarchyContinuum modelParticle Transport Monte Carlo modelExamples of simulationsUmberto Ravaioli - University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignNCN@Purdue Student Leadership TeamNetwork for Computational NanotechnologyThe Institute for Nanoelectronics and...
Nanocomposite-Modified Electrodes for Sensing Biological Analytes
30 Jul 2008 | | Contributor(s):: V. Yegnaraman
Electrochemical sensing of analytes is mostly enabled by transducers based on potentiometry and amperometry. In this, design of sensing (working) electrode is of utmost importance since it only decides the sensitivity and selectivity features of the sensor. Chemical modification of the electrode...
Strategies for Preparation and Manufacture of Polymer-based Nanoparticulate Formulations
21 Jul 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Stephen R. Byrn
Nanoparticles hold great promise for drug delivery applications. Several polymer-based formulations containing nanoparticles are in late phase development or on the market. In fact, polymer dispersions provide one of the best methods to prepare nanoparticles of small-molecule organic drugs....
Illinois Tools: NanoGromacs_Intro
07 May 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Dairui Chen, Jay Mashl, Nahil Sobh, Eric Jakobsson