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Learning Module: Photolithography Overview for MEMS - Instructor Guides
26 Apr 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)
This learning modules provides an overview of the most common photolithography process used in the fabrication of microelectromechnical systems (MEMS), its terminology and basic concepts. Activities allows students to further explore some of these concepts.
Learning Module: Deposition Processes Overview for Microsystems - Instructor Guides
This learning module is an introduction to the common processes used to deposit thin films for the fabrication of micro-size devices. Thermal oxidation and several types of deposition are discussed. Activities provide further exploration into these processes as well as the properties...
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...
ECE 695Q: Nanometer Scale Patterning and Processing
11 Jul 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Minghao Qi
This course is a top-down approach to the fabrication of nanometer-scale (<100nm) structures. Principles of lithography, film deposition, reactive-ion etch and planarization are presented. The couse provides a survey of state-of-the-art nanofabrication techniques.
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
Enhancing your Micro and Nano Technology Courses with Free nanoHUB Resources and Simulations
12 May 2015 | | 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 Educators. The Education Page, nanoHUB-U, Group Functionalities, collections, Learning Communities,...
Structure and Morphology of Silicon-Germanium Thin Films
07 Feb 2015 | | 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 characterized structurally by conventional and high-resolution transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and...
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.
Structure and Morphology of Silicon Germanium Thin Films
30 Dec 2013 | | 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 chemical vapor deposition. These films spanned the range of + 4 % film-substrate lattice mismatch. A...
NEATEC K-12 Module - Thin Films Grades 6-8
10 Jan 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Brook Bourgeois, Jason Brechko, Cherilyn Dempsey, Nathan Ellis, Mary Ann Nickloy, NEATEC Developers
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 involving volume of spheres. Know the formulas for the volumes spheres and use them to solve real-world...
Evolution of microstructure and magnetic properties in magnetron-sputtered CoCr thin films
02 Feb 2012 | | 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 between the structural and magnetic constituents in cobalt-chromium films of increasing thickness.
09 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mario Renteria, Elliott Ivan Gurrola, Birkir Snær Sigfússon, Suhas Venkat Baddela, Sourabh Dongaonkar, Xingshu Sun, Muhammad Alam
Two dimensional spice simulation of thin film solar panels, including shunt induced variability, and partial shadow effects.
Growth of Cu films on hydrogen terminated Si(lQ0) and Si(lll) surf&es
07 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Demczyk, R. Naik, G. Auner, C. Kota, U. Rao
We have employed reflection high energy electron diffraction (RHEED) and high resolutiontransmission electron microscopy (HREM) to study Cu films grown on hydrogen terminatedSi( 100) and Si( 111) substrates by molecular beam epitaxy.
Interface structure and surface morphology of (Co, Fe, Ni)/Cu/Si(100) thin films
07 Oct 2011 | | 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 onhydrogen-terminated @100# silicon substrates.
Origin of the orientation ratio in sputtered longitudinal media
07 Oct 2011 | | 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 longitudinalmedia were examined by atomic force and transmission electron microscopy.
Magnetic properties of magnetron sputtered Co-Cr thin films
07 Oct 2011 | | 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 attentionto the various contributions to the film anisotropy
Oxidation Behavior of CoCr Thin Films
07 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Demczyk
In this work, elemental redistribution of annealed CoCr thin films has been investigated by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy.