Tags: thin films

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  1. Comparison of strain relaxation in epitaxial Si0.3Ge0.7 films grown on Si(001) and Ge(001)

    07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, R. Naik, G. Auner, C. Kota, U. Rao

    Surface and interfacial strain have been computed for SiGe thin films grown by UHVCVD,based on measurements via transmission electron microscopy and Raman spectroscopy.

    https://nanohub.org/resources/12252

  2. Lubrication Effects on Head-Disk Spacing Loss

    07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, J. Liu, C. Y. Chen, S. Zhang

    The effects of lubrication thickness on the magnetic recording head-media tribology were investigated in this study.

    https://nanohub.org/resources/12254

  3. Solar Cells Lecture 4: What is Different about Thin-Film Solar Cells?

    29 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/11949

  4. Anti-Reflection Coating Assignment

    30 Nov 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alex Small

    This is a guided activity for students to study the design of an anti-reflection coating. The student is first asked to do a simple calculation by hand, to determine the proper thickness for an...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/10074

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Center of Excellence on Novel Materials (CENM) Overview Video

    11 Oct 2010 | Animations | Contributor(s): Pedro Antonio Prieto

    The CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR NOVEL MATERIALS (CENM) is part of a high-priority national effort supported primarily by COLCIENCIAS and integrated by 19 recognized multidisciplinary research groups...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/9838

  9. Nanotechnology Activities in Colombia: A Perspective From the Excellence Center for Novel Materials

    11 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/9837

  10. Anisotropic magnetoresistance in colossal magnetoresistive La1-xSrxMnO3 thin films

    03 Sep 2010 | Papers | Contributor(s): Jeng-Bang (Tony) Yau

    We report on magnetic field and temperature dependent measurements of the anisotropic magnetoresistance (AMR) in epitaxial La1-xSrxMnO3 (LSMO) thin flms. While in 3d ferromagnetic alloys...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/9611

  11. Superficial Science – Polymer Surface Science at Purdue

    26 Aug 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jeffery Youngblood

    In this presentation, Professor Youngblood describes his current research projects and the theme that ties them together - surface science.

    https://nanohub.org/resources/9587

  12. Surface Characterization Studies of Carbon Materials: SS-DNA, SWCNT, Graphene, HOPG

    16 Feb 2010 | Online Presentations | 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/8312

  13. X-ray Diffraction and Reflectivity Analysis of Thin Films and Nanomaterials

    29 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/7955

  14. Renewable Solar Energy: Has the Sun Finally Risen on Photovoltaics?

    10 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | 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 that PV is on the verge of becoming a major source of electrical...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/6332

  15. Functional Graded Materials architectures applied at nanoscale: thin PVD nanograded and layered coatings

    14 Oct 2008 | Papers | Contributor(s): Vasco Teixeira

    Functionally graded materials (FGM’s) are designed to achieve levels of performance superior to that of homogeneous materials by combining the desirable properties of each constituent phase. FGM’s...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/5585

  16. BNC Annual Research Review: Thin-Film Electronics using Nanowire Transistors

    06 Jun 2008 | Online Presentations | 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/4722

  17. Pulsed Laser Deposition of Thin Films

    02 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/3013

  18. Advanced Nanotechnology Thin Film Approaches for the Food and Medical Industry: an overview of current status

    06 Feb 2007 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Vasco Teixeira

    In the field of nanotechnology-based thin films and coatings, new approaches using nanoscale effects can be used to design, create or model nanocoating systems with significantly optimized or...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/2257