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  1. 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,...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/9929

  2. 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/9898

  3. 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)....

    https://nanohub.org/resources/8491

  4. Electric and Magnetic Properties of Multiferroic Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures

    20 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pedro Antonio Prieto

    Outline: Introduction Preparation methods for oxide thin films Oxide thin films and heterostructures Multiferroic materials BiFeO3, YMnO3, BiMnO3 thin films and FE/FM...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/9910

  5. TiCN/TiNbCN Multilayer System with Enhanced Tribological Properties

    20 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pedro Antonio Prieto

    Improvement in the mechanical properties of hard coatings such monolayer (TiN, CrN, AlCN, WC-Co, TiCN) [1], has been achieved using compositional gradient WC/C layer, or multilayered type...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/9912

  6. 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/9856

  7. 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/9213

  8. 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/9010

  9. Peanuts vs. Pyramids: Two Perspectives on MEMS

    29 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephen D. Senturia

    MEMS, the acronym for Micro-electromechanical Systems, also known simply as “Micro-systems,” come in two main types: commodity products (the peanuts) and MEMS-enabled products (the pyramids,...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/7868

  10. Characterizing and scaffolding students' conceptions of size and scale

    29 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana

    Scale concepts transcend disciplinary boundaries of science, mathematics, engineering, and technology because they are essential for performing explanations, theory generation, observation, and...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/7351

  11. Molecular Sensors for MEMS

    10 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): John P. Sullivan

    This seminar will cover the issues involved in using molecular sensors in MEMS and their application to microchannels, supersonic micronozzles, microjet impingement, microturbines and unsteady...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/7998

  12. Birck Nanotechnology Center Annual Research Review: 2009

    02 Dec 2009 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Timothy D. Sands

    The Third Annual Birck Nanotechnology Center Research Symposium was held on April 6, 2009 in Purdue's Discovery Park. Along with poster presentations by graduate students and postdoctoral...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/7938

  13. Liquid Transportation Fuels from Coal and Biomass

    01 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael R. Ladisch

    Report on the National Academies’ America’s Energy Future Study 2009.

    https://nanohub.org/resources/7840

  14. Pioneers in Energy Seminar Series

    01 Dec 2009 | Series

    This Purdue University, West Lafayette campus speaker series supports lectures & visits by leaders in the field of energy research with the goal of increasing understanding of specific energy...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/7898

  15. Sustainable Energy Solutions for a Limited Fossil Fuel Future

    01 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rakesh Agrawal

    Rakesh Agrawal is a member and participated in the National Academy of Engineering Study on "Electricity from Renwable Resources." His lecture will be based on his independent work in the area of...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/7899

  16. Optical BioMEMS Microfluidic Technologies for Hand-Held, Point-of-Care, Medical Devices

    23 Nov 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary

    Portable, point-of-care, medical diagnostic devices could provide an important new component in more cost-effective healthcare delivery. Rapid measurements of blood samples during an examination...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/7873

  17. Metal Oxide Nanowires as Gas Sensing Elements: from Basic Research to Real World Applications

    21 Sep 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Andrei Kolmakov

    Quasi 1-D metal oxide single crystal chemiresistors are close to occupy their specific niche in the real world of solid state sensorics. Potentially, the major advantage of this kind of sensors...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/5738

  18. Experiment vs. Modelling: What's the problem?

    10 Aug 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): William L. Barnes

    Progress in plasmonics has been greatly assisted by developments in experimental techniques and in numerical modelling. This talk will look at some of the difficulties that emerge when...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/6856

  19. Nanotribology, Nanomechanics and Materials Characterization Studies

    08 Jun 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bharat Bhushan

    Fundamental nanotribological studies provide insight to molecular origins of interfacial phenomena including adhesion, friction, wear and lubrication. Friction and wear of lightly loaded...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/6573

  20. The Challenges of Micro-System Product Development

    05 Jun 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James J. Allen

    This talk will discuss the historical development of micro‐system technology, the products that have been developed and the challenges to development of a reliable product.

    https://nanohub.org/resources/6848