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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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Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 18: Enabling tools for Characterization of Nanoscale Materials
17 Nov 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh
Enabling tools for nanoscale materials
Vapor - Liquid - Solid Nanowire Growth
Anodizing Alumina as Template
Sensing with Nanowires
Imagning with Energy Beams
Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 17: Synthesis and Nanomaterials II
Synthesis and Nanomaterials II
Nanostructures by Self-Assembly
Making The Connection
Synthesis of Nanomaterials
Industrial Practice: Sol Gel Process
Sol Gel Process Flow
NCN Nanomaterials: Courses
02 Jun 2009 | Series
ECET 499N: Introduction to Nanotechnology
30 Mar 2009 | Courses | Contributor(s): Helen McNally
An introduction to the emerging area of nanotechnology will be studied. The primary focus will be on the technologies of nanotechnology, with specific emphasis on electronics and electrical...
Thermoelectric Power Factor Calculator for Superlattices
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18 Oct 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Terence Musho, Greg Walker
Quantum Simulation of the Seebeck Coefficient and Electrical Conductivity in 1D Superlattice Structures using Non-Equilibrium Green's Functions
nano-Materials Simulation Toolkit Quick Demo
18 Oct 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
Demonstraton of the nanoHUB tool "nano-Materials Simulation Toolkit."
Vasco Teixeira Research Projects on Nanocomposite and Nanolayered PVD Functional Coatings
09 Oct 2008 | Papers | 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...
High-Aspect-Ratio Micromachining of Titanium: Enabling New Functionality and Opportunity in Micromechanical Systems Through Greater Materials Selection
18 Jun 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Masa Rao
Traditionally, materials selection has been limited in high-aspect-ratio micromechanical applications, due primarily to the predominance of microfabrication processes and infrastructure dedicated...
07 Jun 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Eldad Tamman
Simulate clusters configurations of nanomagnets
Nanotechnology Research Opportunities within the Forest Products Industry
28 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Robert J. Moon
This talk will provide an overview of research opportunities within
forest products industry. There will be a general description of the
anatomical and chemical structure of wood, their...
UV/Vis Spectra simulator
04 Mar 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina
This tool computes molecular electronic spectra.
09 Oct 2007 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina, Jeff Reimers
Semi-empirical Molecular Orbital calculations.
The Novel Nanostructures of Carbon
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28 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gene Dresselhaus
A brief review will be given of the physical underpinnings of carbon nanostructures that were developed over the past 60 years, starting with the electronic structure and physical properties of...
Molecular Structure Tracer
05 Feb 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina
This tool provides a high quality display of molecular structures.
MIT Atomic Scale Modeling Toolkit
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15 Jan 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): daniel richards, Elif Ertekin, Jeffrey C Grossman, David Strubbe, Justin Riley
Tools for Atomic Scale Modeling
Nanosphere Optics Lab Field Simulator
09 Aug 2007 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina, Tyler Takeshita, Logan Ausman, George C. Schatz
Study of the Electric field induced by Light-Nanoparticle interaction.
Introduction to VEDA: Virtual Environment for Dynamic AFM
26 Sep 2007 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Arvind Raman
This resource has become outdated and has been retired by agreement with the author. Please see the VEDA tool page and supporting documents for current information regarding the VEDA Tool. This...
MSE 376 Introductory Lecture
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...