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BNC Research Review: The Birck Nanotechnology Center-Progress, Opportunitiees, and Challenges
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04 Jun 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy D. Sands
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...
Birck Nanotechnology Center Annual Research Review: 2008
04 Jun 2008 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Timothy D. Sands
The Second Annual Birck Nanotechnology Center Research Symposium was held on
April 14, 2008 in Purdue's Discovery Park. Along with poster presentations
by graduate students and postdoctoral...
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04 Jun 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ian Appelbaum
"Electronics" uses our ability to control electrons with electric fields via interaction with their fundamental charge. Because we can manipulate the electric fields within semiconductors, they...
Nanoscale Opto Thermo Electric Energy Conversion Devices
28 May 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ali Shakouri
We review solid-state devices that allow direct conversion of heat into electricity. We describe fundamental and practical limits of conventional thermoelectric materials. Novel...
Conflicts of Interest in Biomedical Research
20 May 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David B. Resnik
Dr. Resnik is a Bioethicist for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - National Institute of Health. Dr. Resnik has an M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of...
Linear and Nonlinear Optical Devices Based on Slow Light Propagation: Figures of Merit
19 May 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jacob B. Khurgin
Performance of optical delay lines and nonlinear devices based on slow wave propagation in photonic crystal waveguides in the presence of higher order dispersion is analyzed and compared
"Ab Initio" Theory of Novel Micro and Nanolasers
19 May 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): A. Douglas Stone
While the laser is one of the most important inventions of the past century and one of the most interesting and controllable non-linear systems in physics, there is surprisingly little predictive...
Nano Carbon: From ballistic transistors to atomic drumheads
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14 May 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul L. McEuen
Carbon takes many forms, from precious diamonds to lowly graphite. Surprisingly, it is the latter that is the most prized by nano physicists. Graphene, a single layer of graphite, can serve as an...
Bionanotechnology: a different perspective
30 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Murali Sastry
The study of the synthesis, exotic properties, assembly/packaging and potential commercial application of nanomaterials is an extremely important topic of research that is expected to have...
Teaching Risk Studies
24 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Berube
Risk studies needs to be taught to all students. While not necessitating a stand-alone status in
educational settings prior to post-secondary education, it might behoove to find creative ways to...
Functionalized Nanomaterials at the Interface of Biology and Technology
24 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dean Ho, NCLT administator
Nanomaterials, such as block copolymeric membranes and nanodiamonds, can be engineered for
a broad range of applications in energy and medicine. This presentation will highlight the
nanoHUB.org: Future Cyberinfrastructure Serving a Community of 60,000 Today
23 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): George B. Adams III, Gerhard Klimeck, Mark Lundstrom, Michael McLennan
nanoHUB.org provides users with "fingertip access" to over 70 simulation tools for research and education. Users not only launch jobs that are executed on the state-of-the-art computational...
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17 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carl Batt, NCLT administator
There is an overwhelming need on the part of the research community to explain our
efforts in nanoscale science and engineering to the general public. To do so effectively
there is also a...
Transmission of images with subwavelength resolution to distances of several wavelengths in microwave, terahertz and infrared ranges
08 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pavel Belov
The resolution of conventional imaging systems is restricted by the
diffraction limit: the details smaller than half-wavelength of radiation
cannot be resolved. Using novel engineered media with...
Using Mass Spectrometry to Understand Membrane Organization
01 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mary Kraft
Our ability to engineer tissues and biomimetic devices hinges upon an understanding of the structure-function relationship in healthy and diseased cells. Our laboratory utilizes materials...
Exploring CMOS-Nano Hybrid Technology in Three Dimensions
31 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Wei Wang
CMOS-nano hybrid technology incorporate the advantages of both traditional CMOS and novel nanowire/nanotube structures, which will enhance future IC performances and create long-term...
Selected Properties of Carbon Nanostructures: from Exotic Fullerenes to Nanotubes
31 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Manfred M. Kappes
The talk presents results from ongoing projects in the field of carbon
nanostructures: (i) Mass selected ion beam soft-landing has been used
to generate exotic fullerene materials comprising...
Modeling (Semi) Unstructured Proteins
27 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael Colvin
The past century has seen tremendous progress in determining the biochemical and biophysical processes that constitute life. One exciting consequence of this understanding is the possibility of...
The Functional Protocell concept
24 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Jakobsson
We have invented and created the first prototype of the Functional Protocell.
We define the “functional protocell" as a nanoporous solid surrounded by a membrane. The cavities in the solid can...
Plasmonic Metamaterials: Unusual Optics and Applications
28 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Igor Smolyaninov
Surface plasmon-polaritons (or plasmons) are collective excitations of the conduction electrons
and the electromagnetic field on the surface of such good metals as gold and silver. Near the...