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Nanomaterials is a field that takes a materials science-based approach to nanotechnology. It studies materials with morphological features on the nanoscale, and especially those that have special properties stemming from their nanoscale dimensions. Nanoscale is usually defined as smaller than a one tenth of a micrometer in at least one dimension, though this term is sometimes also used for materials smaller than one micrometer.
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MSE 376 Introductory Lecture
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20 Sep 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Hersam
Selective Silicon Epitaxy Seen at the Nanometer Scale
14 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Matthew Mark Sztelle
The presenter introduces NEMS (nanoelectromechanical systems) and STM (Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and continues to present material on Selective Silicon Epitaxy seen at the Nanometer...
Introduction to and Advances in Self-Healing Polymers
14 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerald O. Wilson
The presenter briefly introduces the topic of Self-Healing Polymer research and continues to give a Survey of Ruthenium Metathesis Catalysts for Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization-Based...
MSE 376 Lecture 16: Nanomagnetism, part 2
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18 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Hersam
MSE 376 Lecture 18: Nanoelectromechanical Systems, part 1
31 Mar 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Hersam
MSE 376 Lecture 17: Nanoscale Thermal Properties
MSE 376 Lecture 15: Nanomagnetism, part 1
MSE 376 Lecture 14: Nanoscale Alternatives
MSE 376 Lecture 13: Nanoscale CMOS, part 2
MSE 376 Lecture 12: Nanoscale CMOS, part 1
MSE 376 Lecture 7: Carbon Nanomaterials, part 2
22 Mar 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Hersam
MSE 376 Lecture 6: Carbon Nanomaterials, part 1
MSE 376 Lecture 8: Carbon Nanomaterials, part 3
Materials strength: does size matter? nanoMATERIALS simulation toolkit tutorial
01 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
Molecular dynamics (MD) is a powerful technique to characterize the fundamental, atomic-level processes that govern materials behavior and is playing an important role in our understanding of the...
Nanomaterials: from Art to Applications
04 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Howard E. Katz, Jonah Erlebacher, Peter C. Searson
The current revolution in materials technologies is being driven by the ability to observe and
control nanometer-scale features, and even to manipulate objects the size of single molecules. ...
Materials Science on the Atomic Scale with the 3-D Atom Probe
08 Nov 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): George D. W. Smith
Some of the key goals of materials science and technology are to be able to design a material from first principles, to predict its behaviour, and also to optimise the processing route for its...
Nanomaterials: Quantum Dots, Nanowires and Nanotubes
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15 Jul 2005 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy D. Sands
What is a quantum dot? What is a nanowire? What is a nanotube? Why are these interesting and what are their potential applications? How are they made? This presentation is intended to begin to...