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...
In-liquid Bulk Acoustic Wave Resonators for Biosensing Applications
27 May 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Girish Rughoobur
Gravimetric sensors based on thin-film bulk acoustic wave (BAW) resonators operating between 1-5 GHz have tremendous potential as biosensors because they are inexpensive, label-free, fast and highly sensitive. The two main challenges in this objective are: the conventional longitudinal mode...
Mechanical Exfoliation as a Route to Nanomanufacturing of 2D van der Waals Bonded
11 May 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Daryl Chrzan
In this talk I present a mechanical exfoliation method able to reliably produce large patterned monolayer samples and place them with upon a substrate in desired locations. The method relies on the epitaxial strain imposed upon the layer to be exfoliated by the deposition of a thin metallic film.
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...
ECE 595M Lecture 3.1: Lithography - Optical Lithography
04 Mar 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Minghao Qi
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.
SMART Films Tutorials
05 Jun 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Ali Shakouri (organizer)
Roll-to-Roll (R2R) Manufacturing of Functional Films
05 Jun 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Miko Cakmak
KiriGAMI Design and Analysis Tutorial
26 Feb 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Subhadeep De
GAMIAN is a design and mechanical ANalysis tool for KiriGAMI structures. Starting from designing cuts or incisions on any thin-film structure to solving for its final deformed configuration under planar loading, all the steps can be carried out using GAMIAN. GAMIAN provides...
The Life and Death of Turbulence
21 Feb 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Nigel Goldenfeld
In this presentation, I propose that turbulence is most fruitfully regarded as a problem in non-equilibrium statistical mechanics, and will show that this perspective explains turbulent drag behavior measured over 80 years, and makes predictions that have been experimentally tested in 2D...
3 min Research Talk: Grain Boundary Motion Analysis
04 Feb 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Jeremy Seiji Marquardt
This talk aims to present the results of grain boundary motion simulations through a generalized program that streamlines and optimizes the analysis process. Various simulations examining the effects of grain boundary energy and mobility were run through Idaho National Laboratory's...
Kirigami Design and Analysis
28 Jan 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Subhadeep De, Darren K Adams
Design and mechanical analysis of Kirigami structures
Surface Evolver GUI
12 Oct 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Kevin K Ngo, Lucas Darby Robinson, John Blendell, R. Edwin Garcia
A GUI for the Surface Evolver to simulate polycrystalline grain growth in thin films.
Roll-to-Roll (R2R) Processing at Birck Nanotechnology Center
08 Oct 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Nicholas J Glassmaker
Birck Nanotechnology Center has a range of tools for carrying out both printing and coating operations, which will be described in this talk, such as the PPSI roll‐to‐roll ink jet printer, Mirwec coating system, and the newly installed Maxwell roll‐to‐roll system. The Maxwell system is a state...
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...
Ultrafast Microscopy of Energy and Charge Transport
21 Dec 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Libai Huang
In my talk, I will focus on our recent progress on visualization of exciton and charge transport in solar cell materials.
Thin Film Semiconductors for Efficient Energy Conversion
08 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Carolin M. Sutter-Fella
New semiconductor materials show immense potential as building blocks in emerging optoelectronic devices. Therefore, the quest continues for semiconductors that possess suitable bandgaps for efficiently capturing the solar spectrum, are composed of abundant elements, and can be deposited over...