Celdas Solares con Tintes Fotosensibles (Dye-Sensetized Solar Cells)
16 Jun 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Nano-Link Center for Nanotechnology Education, Frank Fernandes, Rodfal Alberto Rodriguez (editor), María Teresa Rivera (editor)
Este módulo trabaja con la fabricación de una celda solar con tinte fotosensible (“DSC”, por sus siglas en inglés). Una “DSC” es, esencialmente, una celda foto-electroquímica; significa que una reacción química foto-inducida...
Nanofabrication Tools: Etching and Thin Films
11 Jun 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Rano Sidhu, NNCI Nano
This is a four-part lesson designed to help students understand the terminology, procedures, and equipment used to manufacture micro and nanoscale products. It helps them explore the processes used in nanofabrication including electroplating, PCB etching and etch time. In this lesson, students...
Interferencia de Capas Finas (Thin Films)
24 Apr 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Nano-Link Center for Nanotechnology Education, Deb Newberry, Christopher Kumm, Jim Marti (editor), Rodfal A. Rodríguez (editor), María T. Rivera (editor)
En este módulo, los estudiantes aprenderán sobre las propiedades ópticas de las capas finas. Realizarán un experimento en el que aplicarán una capa fina sobre un pedazo de papel de cartulina o de construcción. De esta forma podrán observar...
NNCI Outreach Demonstration Guide
10 Feb 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Nancy Healy, NNCI Nano
This compendium of demonstrations includes 17 activities that can be used to demonstrate topics to students and the general public. They are useful for science festivals, family science nights, and science cafes. ...
Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
06 Feb 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Nano-Link Center for Nanotechnology Education, Frank Fernandes, University of Wisconsin MRSEC
In this module, you will construct a dye-sensitized solar cell (DSC). This device is essentially a photo-electrochemical cell, which means that a photo-induced chemical reaction causes electrons to travel from one material to another. DSC’s consist of a nanostructured semiconductor film...
Exploring Factors Effecting Deposition, Morphology, and Thickness of Thin Metallic Layer of Copper
08 Jan 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Berkil Alexander, NNCI Nano
Students will create thin layers of copper and nickel in an electrochemical reaction to understand how an electric current passed through an ionic solution will result in a chemical reaction which will separate materials.
27 Aug 2018 | | Contributor(s):: NISE Net, Deb Newberry (editor), Christopher Lee Kumm (editor), James J Marti (editor), Nano Link
In this module, students will learn about the optical properties of thin films. Students will perform an experiment where they will apply a thin film to a piece of card stock paper. The students can then observe the optical properties of the thin film. This resource contains multiple documents...
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...
Lab Exercise: Ellipsometry
18 Jan 2017 | | Contributor(s):: NACK Network
The objective of this lab is to evaluate the ellipsometer. Multiple ellipsometers will be presented and compared. The procedural operation and working mechanisms of the ellipsometer will both be discussed.
Coffee Break with Nanoscience: Film Formation and "Coffee Rings"
28 Oct 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Irina Golub, James Marti, NNCI Nano
This lab explores issues that engineers and scientists face in working with thin film i.e., dealing with two phenomena that work against them: cracking and the coffee ring effect. This lab will explore the phenomena involved in making thin film coatings. Students will explore the problems that...
Nanotechnology Principles Lab: Basic Principles
07 Dec 2015 | | Contributor(s):: SHINE Project, SHINE Project
This lab consists of demonstrations designed to teach students of any age about nanotechnology principles. Labs include Scale and Size, Thin Films, Ferrofluid, Magic Sand, Memory Wire, and Liquid Crystals. They can be used individually or in conjunction with each other. Most of the materials can...
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...
Anti-Reflection Coating Assignment
30 Nov 2010 | | 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 anti-reflection coating in a standard situation. The student then uses the nanoHUB tool "PhotonicsRT:...