Tags: nanowires

Description

A nanowire is a nanostructure, with the diameter of the order of a nanometer. Alternatively, nanowires can be defined as structures that have a thickness or diameter constrained to tens of nanometers or less and an unconstrained length. At these scales, quantum mechanical effects are important.

Learn more about quantum dots from the many resources on this site, listed below. More information on Nanowires can be found here.

Online Presentations (41-59 of 59)

  1. MCW07 Modeling Charging-based Switching in Molecular Transport Junctions

    05 Sep 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sina Yeganeh, Misha Galperin, Mark A. Ratner

    We will discuss several proposed explanations for the switching and negative differential resistance behavior seen in some molecular junctions. It is shown that a proposed polaron model is...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/3076

  2. Orbital Mediated Tunneling in a New Unimolecular Rectifier

    22 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Robert Metzger, NCN SLC@Northwestern

    In 1997 we showed that hexadecylquinolinium tricyanoquinodimethanide is a unimolecular rectifier, by scanning tunneling microscopy and also as a Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) monolayer, sandwiched...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/2748

  3. Electron Emission from Nanoscale Carbon Materials

    15 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher

    Prior studies on electron emission show possibly beneficial effects of nanoscale phenomena on energy-conversion characteristics. For example, recent work has shown that the electric field...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/2710

  4. BNC Annual Research Symposium: Nanoscale Energy Conversion

    23 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/2636

  5. CMOS-Nano Hybrid Technology: a nanoFPGA-related study

    04 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Wei Wang

    Dr. Wei Wang received his PhD degree in 2002 from Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada, in Electrical and Computer Engineering. From 2002 to 2004, he was an assistant professor in the...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/2567

  6. Is Seeing Believing? How to Think Visually and Analyze with Both Your Eyes and Brain

    26 Mar 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David Ebert

    This presentation will cover the basic techniques, and some of the available tools, for visualization, and will explain how to avoid miscommunicating information from visualizations.

    https://nanohub.org/resources/2512

  7. What Can the TEM Tell You About Your Nanomaterial?

    26 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Stach

    In this tutorial, I will present a brief overview of the ways that transmission electron microscopy can be used to characterize nanoscale materials. This tutorial will emphasize what TEM does...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/2359

  8. Atomistic Alloy Disorder in Nanostructures

    26 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    Electronic structure and quantum transport simulations are typically performed in perfectly ordered semiconductor structures. Bands and modes are defined resulting in quantized conduction and...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/2350

  9. SPMW Nanomechanics: from nanotechnology to biology

    08 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Elisa Riedo

    The development of new materials with size of few nanometers has opened a new field of scientific and technological research. The goal is to develop faster and better communication systems and...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/2101

  10. 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/2322

  11. Surprises on the nanoscale: Plasmonic waves that travel backward and spin birefringence without magnetic fields

    29 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Daniel Neuhauser

    As nanonphotonics and nanoelectronics are pushed down towards the molecular scale, interesting effects emerge. We discuss how birefringence (different propagation of two polarizations) is...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/2256

  12. Investigation of the Electrical Characteristics of Triple-Gate FinFETs and Silicon-Nanowire FETs

    16 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Monica Taba, Gerhard Klimeck

    Electrical characteristics of various Fin field-effect transistors (FinFETs) and silicon-nanowires were analyzed and compared using a modified three-dimensional self-consistent quantum-mechanical...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/1715

  13. DNA Nanowires

    14 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Margarita Shalaev

    DNA is a relatively inexpensive and ubiquitous material that can be used as a scaffold for constructing nanowires. Our research focuses on the manufacturing of DNA-templated, magnetic nanowires....

    https://nanohub.org/resources/1679

  14. Nanotubes and Nanowires: One-dimensional Materials

    17 Jul 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy D. Sands

    What is a nanowire? What is a nanotube? Why are they interesting and what are their potential applications? How are they made? This presentation is intended to begin to answer these questions...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/1639

  15. The Long and Short of Pick-up Stick Transistors: A Promising Technology for Nano- and Macro-Electronics

    11 Apr 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    In recent years, there has been enormous interest in the emerging field of large-area macro-electronics, and fabricating thin-film transistors on flexible substrates. This talk will cover recent...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/1214

  16. Metal Oxide Nanowires: Synthesis, Characterization and Device Applications

    17 Mar 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jia Grace Lu

    Various metal oxide nanowires, such as ZnO, SnO2, Fe2O3, In2O3 and Ga2O3, have been synthesized by chemical vapor deposition method. Their structures and properties are characterized by TEM,...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/1096

  17. A 3D Quantum Simulation of Silicon Nanowire Field-Effect Transistors

    17 Jan 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mincheol Shin

    As the device size of the conventional planar metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor (MOSFET) shrinks into the deep sub micron regime, the device performance significantly...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/983

  18. Nanomaterials: Quantum Dots, Nanowires and Nanotubes

    10 Aug 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/376

  19. Nanosystems Biology

    09 Sep 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James R. Heath

    As we enter the 21st century, we stand at a major inflection point for biology and medicine-the way we view and practice these disciplines is changing profoundly. These changes are being driven by...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/170