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Directing Crystallization and Assembly for Printed Electronics
19 Dec 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Ying Diao
Over the past thirty years, organic semiconductors have emerged as a new class of electronic and photoelectronic materials that are light- weight, flexible and can be manufactured using energy-efficient and high-throughput methods. The solution printability at near ambient conditions enables...
Short-Wavelength Spin-Wave Generation by a Microstrip Line
17 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Papp, Wolfgang Porod
IWCE 2015 presentation. We investigate the use of microstrip lines for short-wavelength spin-wave generation in magnetic thin films. We use micromagnetic and electromagnetic simulations to estimate the generated wave amplitudes for different geometries and at different frequencies. Our...
Roll-to-Roll Manufacturing of Films and Laminates Based on Cellulose
21 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander Wei
Printing SMART Thin Films: An Applications Perspective
21 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Dimitrios Peroulis
Nanomanufacturing of Smart Thin Films: Applications to Pharmacy, Ag, Food Packaging, Health Care
25 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Ali Shakouri
Mechanical Behavior of MEMS/NEMS
27 Feb 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Yong Zhu
This lecture covers mechanical testing methods and behaviors of thin films and nanostructures. This lecture is related to the activities at the NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center (NERC) for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) at NC State University.
Solar Cells Lecture 4: What is Different about Thin-Film Solar Cells?
29 Aug 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
Thin film solar cells promise acceptable efficiency at low cost. This tutorial examines the device physics of thin-film solar cells, which generally require a different type of analysis than crystalline solar cells.
Chemically Enhanced Carbon-Based Nanomaterials and Devices
09 Nov 2010 | | 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, and biosensors. This talk will delineate chemical strategies for enhancing the electronic and optical...
Electric and Magnetic Properties of Multiferroic Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures
20 Oct 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Pedro Antonio Prieto
Outline:IntroductionPreparation methods for oxide thin filmsOxide thin films and heterostructures Multiferroic materialsBiFeO3, YMnO3, BiMnO3 thin films and FE/FM CompositesConclusions
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 [transition metal/transition carbide]n, [transition metal/transition nitride]n, [TiCN/ZrCN]n, among others....
Nanotechnology Activities in Colombia: A Perspective From the Excellence Center for Novel Materials
11 Oct 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Pedro Antonio Prieto
I will present the current state of R & D in the fields of condensed matter, novel materials, and nanotechnology in Colombia. I will initially consider Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to then visualize individual developments, as well as those for the region as a whole in these fields of...
Superficial Science – Polymer Surface Science at Purdue
26 Aug 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Jeffery Youngblood
In this presentation, Professor Youngblood describes his current research projects and the theme that ties them together - surface science.
Surface Characterization Studies of Carbon Materials: SS-DNA, SWCNT, Graphene, HOPG
16 Feb 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Dmitry Zemlyanov
In this presentation examples of surface characterization studies of carbon specimens will be presented. (1) In particularly, the systematic XPS (X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy) characterization of graphene grown on the SiC surface will be reported. This work demonstrates a use for XPS to...
X-ray Diffraction and Reflectivity Analysis of Thin Films and Nanomaterials
29 Dec 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mauro Sardela
A review of x-ray analysis techniques applied to the characterization of nanomaterials will be presented with focus on x-ray lab source instrumentation similar to the facilities available at the Birck Nanotechnology Center. Practical aspects of data acquisition and interpretation using x-ray...
Renewable Solar Energy: Has the Sun Finally Risen on Photovoltaics?
10 Apr 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark R. Pinto
After a review of the overall renewable energy landscape,including the central role of economics, we present here the case thatPV is on the verge of becoming a major source of electrical powerthrough a principle similar to that which underlies the 50 year progressof IC technology - the reduction...
BNC Annual Research Review: Thin-Film Electronics using Nanowire Transistors
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06 Jun 2008 | | Contributor(s):: David Janes
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 upcoming year.
Pulsed Laser Deposition of Thin Films
02 Aug 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Josh Kaufman
Thin metal films have many applications from optical limiters to nanocircuits. Methods for fabricating these films differ in theory and complexity. Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) is a popular method for fabricating thin films. A number of thin films were fabricated using PLD. Silver films of...