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Scattering is a general physical process where some forms of radiation, such as light, sound, or moving particles, are forced to deviate from a straight trajectory by one or more localized non-uniformities in the medium through which they pass. In conventional use, this also includes deviation of reflected radiation from the angle predicted by the law of reflection. Reflections that undergo scattering are often called diffuse reflections and unscattered reflections are called specular(mirror-like) reflections.
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Tutorial 2: A Bottom-Up View of Heat Transfer in Nanomaterials
23 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher
This lecture provides a theoretical development of the transport of thermal energy by conduction in nanomaterials. The physical nature of energy transport by two carriers—electrons and...
2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 18 - Propagation, scattering and inverse scattering of evanescent fields
13 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul Scott Carney
2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 23 - Scattering, Absorbing, and Modulating Nanoprobes for Targeted Imaging and Therapy
13 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephen Boppart
Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 25a: NEMO1D - Full Bandstructure Effects
07 Jul 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
(quantitative RTD modeling at room temperature)
Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 23: NEMO1D - Importance of New Boundary Conditions
09 Mar 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
One of the key insights gained during the NEMO1D project was the development of new boundary conditions that enabled the modeling of realistically extended Resonant Tunneling Diodes (RTDs). The...
Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 24: NEMO1D - Incoherent Scattering
Incoherent processes due to phonons, interface roughness and disorder had been suspected to be the primary source of the valley current of resonant tunneling diodes (RTDs) at the beginning of...
Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 26: NEMO1D -
NEMO1D demonstrated the first industrial strength implementation of NEGF into a simulator that quantitatively simulated resonant tunneling diodes. The development of efficient algorithms that...
Illinois Phys550 Molecular Biophysics Lecture 12: Radiation Processes Light Scattering
08 Mar 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Klaus Schulten
ECET 499N Lecture 8: Electron Microscopy
02 Mar 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Stach
Guest lecture: Eric A. Stach
Illinois Phys550 Molecular Biophysics Lecture 7: Structure Analysis by X-ray and Electron Scattering II
16 Feb 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Klaus Schulten
Illinois Phys550 Molecular Biophysics Lecture 6: Structure Analysis by X-ray and Electron Scattering I
12 Feb 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Klaus Schulten
Scattering of Individual Atoms
ECE 656 Lecture 27: Scattering of Bloch Electrons
13 Nov 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
ADP Scattering in graphene
ECE 656 Lecture 26: Mobility in 3D, 2D, and 1D
The goal in this lecture is to examine one scattering
mechanism (ADP scattering) in 3D, 2D, and 1D to see
how the scattering rate changes with dimensionality. Then
ECE 656 Lecture 25: Phonon Scattering III
POP and IV scattering
Scattering in common semiconductors
ECE 656 Lecture 24: Phonon Scattering II
ECE 656 Lecture 23: Phonon Scattering I
10 Nov 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
ECE 656 Lecture 22: Charged Impurity Scattering
06 Nov 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Summary / Questions
ECE 656 Lecture 21: Scattering and Fermi's Golden Rule
05 Nov 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Fermi’s Golden Rule
Example: static potential
Example: oscillating potential
Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 3: Elastic Light Scattering
20 Oct 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu
Elastic Light Scattering
Light Scattering by Inhomogeneous Media
Scattering on Single Particles
Scattering on Simple Particles
Lecture 3: Low Bias Transport in Graphene: An Introduction
18 Sep 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Introduction and Objectives
Lecture notes are available for this lecture.