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[Illinois] SMART (Shrink Manufacturing Advanced Research Tools)
09 Oct 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michelle Khine
Michelle Khine is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at UC Irvine. She was an Assistant & Founding Professor at UC Merced...
[Illinois] PHYS466 2013 Lecture 16: Importance Sampling
12 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Ceperley
[Illinois] B3SI 2012: International Collaboration Panel
17 May 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Hao-Ming Hsiao, Irfan S. Ahmad, Nai-Jen Harry Chang, Taher A. Saif, Xin Tang, Hsiang-Yu Angie Wang
Magnesium Phyllo (Organo) Silicate: A Clay to Play with in Materials Science
24 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): M. Eswaramoorthy
The synthesis and applications of amino functionalized clay will be discussed in this talk. The tailor made clay containing
amino pendants is easily dispersible in water. This property has been...
Appreciating Nature's Antibiotics as Chemical Treasures
12 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Christopher T. Walsh
This lecture is part of the 28th Annual H.C. Brown Lectures in Organic Chemistry.
Self-assembled Coordination Architectures: Lessons from Nature
12 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Makoto Fujita
Optical and Spectral Imaging for Nanoscale Research
25 Apr 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Chuck Ludwig
Mr. Ludwig was President and Chief Executive Officer of Avistis Corp., President of GIL Technologies, and Vice President of Great Lakes Chemical Corp. He was previously employed by General...
The Elusive Spin Transistor
11 Apr 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
This presentation is a short introductory tutorial on spin-transistors.
Control of Spin Precession in a Datta-Das Transistor Structure
11 Apr 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Hyun Cheol Koo
Transistors Switch onto Spin
Using the spin of an electron in addition to, or instead of, the charge properties is believed to have many benefits in terms of speed, power-cost, and integration...
Emerging Opportunities, Challenges, and Applications in Exascale Computing
10 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ananth Grama
The move towards exascale computing platforms (capable of 10^18 floating point operations) poses tremendous challenges, while presenting opportunities for foundational advances in a variety of...
Levitated Spinning Graphene
18 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bruce E. Kane
I will describe a method for levitating micron-sized few layer graphene flakes in a quadrupole ion trap. Starting from a liquid suspension containing graphene, charged flakes are injected into the...
Translational Research in Nano and Bio Mechanics
18 Nov 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ken P. Chong
One of the most challenging problems is the integration and interface between wet (biological) and dry (structural) materials. Nano and bio science and engineering is one of the frontiers in...
Chemically Enhanced Carbon-Based Nanomaterials and Devices
09 Nov 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Hersam
Carbon-based nanomaterials have attracted significant attention due to their potential to enable and/or improve applications such as transistors, transparent conductors, solar cells, batteries,...
Limits of Thermal Processes and their Implications on Efficient Energy Utilization
27 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Arunava Majumdar
About 90 percent of the world’s energy use involves thermal processes – thermal engines to generate mechanical power; heating and cooling in buildings; heating involved in manufacturing of...
Fun in the Sand: Some Experiments in Granular Physics
25 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | 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)....
Electric and Magnetic Properties of Multiferroic Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures
20 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pedro Antonio Prieto
Preparation methods for oxide thin films
Oxide thin films and heterostructures
BiFeO3, YMnO3, BiMnO3 thin films and FE/FM...
TiCN/TiNbCN Multilayer System with Enhanced Tribological Properties
Improvement in the mechanical properties of hard coatings such monolayer (TiN, CrN, AlCN, WC-Co, TiCN) , has been achieved using compositional gradient WC/C layer, or multilayered type...
Addressing Molecular Dynamics Time-scale Issues to Study Atomic-scale Friction
12 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ashlie Martini
This presentation will include an introduction to several accelerated molecular dynamics methods. However, particular focus will be given to parallel replica (ParRep) dynamics in which atomistic...
Thermal Transport in Nanostructured Materials: Working to Improve Efficiency in the Field of Thermoelectrics
08 Jul 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Suzanne Singer
This talk discusses the performance of nanostructured thin films as a potential
material for thermoelectric energy conversion applications, as well as the
material composition variations that...
Ripples and Warping of Graphene: A Theoretical Study
08 Jun 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare
We use first-principles density functional theory based analysis to understand formation of ripples in graphene and related 2-D materials. For an infinite graphene, we show that ripples are linked...