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  1. Enhancing your MNT Courses with Free nanoHUB Resources and Simulations

    12 May 2015 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Tanya Faltens

    This presentation given at a workshop in the 2014 MNT (Micro Nano Technology) Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, provides an overview of nanoHUB resources that will be useful for MNT...

  2. Structure and Morphology of Silicon-Germanium Thin Films

    07 Feb 2015 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk

    This presentation describes the growth of (Si,Ge & SiGe) thin films on Si and Ge (001) and (111) substrates by ultrahigh vacuum chemical vapor deposition (UHVCVD). Thin films were...

  3. Mechanical Behavior of MEMS/NEMS

    27 Feb 2014 | Online Presentations | 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)...

  4. Structure and Morphology of Silicon Germanium Thin Films

    30 Dec 2013 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk

    Single layer silicon and germanium films as well as nominally 50-50 silicon-germanium alloys were deposited on single crystal silicon and germanium (001) and (111) substrates by ultrahigh vacuum...

  5. NEATEC K-12 Module - Thin Films Grades 6-8

    10 Jan 2013 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Erin Crimmel, Brook Bourgeois, Jason Brechko, Cherilyn Dempsey, Nathan Ellis, MaryAnn Nickloy

    In this activity your students will have learned the correlation between color wavelengths and measurement. They will have effectively learned how to solve real-world and mathematical problems...

  6. Evolution of microstructure and magnetic properties in magnetron-sputtered CoCr thin films

    02 Feb 2012 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk

    In this work, transmission electron microscopy, including the Lorentz mode is combined with magnetic measurements (vibrating sample magnetometry and ferromagnetic resonance)to draw correlations...

  7. PVpanel Sim

    09 Oct 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Mario Renteria, Elliott Ivan Gurrola, Sourabh Dongaonkar, Muhammad Alam

    Two dimensional spice simulation of thin film solar panels, including shunt induced variability, and partial shadow effects.

  8. Growth of Cu films on hydrogen terminated Si(lQ0) and Si(lll) surf&es

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

    We have employed reflection high energy electron diffraction (RHEED) and high resolution transmission electron microscopy (HREM) to study Cu films grown on hydrogen terminated Si( 100) and Si(...

  9. Interface structure and surface morphology of (Co, Fe, Ni)/Cu/Si(100) thin films

    07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, V.M. Naik, A. Lukaszew, R. Naik, G. W. Auner

    We have examined bilayer Co/Cu, Fe/Cu, and Ni/Cu films deposited by molecular-beam epitaxy on hydrogen-terminated @100# silicon substrates.

  10. Origin of the orientation ratio in sputtered longitudinal media

    07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, J. N. Zhou, G. Choe, E. Stach, E. C. Nelson, U. Dahmen

    The surface morphology, thin film microstructure, and crystallography of sputtered longitudinal media were examined by atomic force and transmission electron microscopy.

  11. Magnetic properties of magnetron sputtered Co-Cr thin films

    07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, J. O. Artman

    The magnetic properties 01 magnetron sputtered CO-22 at.% Cr films of various thickness deposited on glass have been examined, with particular attention to the various contributions to the film...

  12. Oxidation Behavior of CoCr Thin Films

    07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk

    In this work, elemental redistribution of annealed CoCr thin films has been investigated by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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,...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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..., a resource for nanoscience and nanotechnology, is supported by the National Science Foundation and other funding agencies. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.