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Modelling of Phase Transforming Cellular Material (PXCM)
28 Aug 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Chidubem Nuela Enebechi, Yunlan Zhang, David Restrepo Arango, Pablo Daniel Zavattieri
Phase transforming cellular materials (PXCMs) are a new class of materials that can go through large deformation and return to their original configuration. Currently, there are reliable cellular...
Electronic and Thermoelectric Characterization of Materials from Ab Initio Calculations
15 Aug 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gustavo Javier, David M Guzman, Austin Jacob Zadoks, Alejandro Strachan
We present the Optimized Workflow for Electronic and Thermoelectric Properties (OWETP) python notebook, which uses Density Functional Theory (DFT) as implemented in the Quantum Espresso code for...
Microstructure Evolution During Compaction of Powder Blends
07 Aug 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ayush Giri
Powder Compaction is a manufacturing technology which is used to mold granular particles to solid materials. Powder compaction is widely used by pharmaceutical companies to manufacture tablets...
Understanding the Role of Fabrication Method on Metal Alloys Used in Nuclear Power Plants
07 Aug 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Esteban Bautista, Alexander Bullens, Janelle P Wharry
Current nuclear reactor components consist of forged or casted Iron-based or Nickel-based alloys. Both these fabrication techniques present challenges in long-term performance and structural...
Structure-Force Field Generator for Molecular Dynamics Simulations
07 Aug 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carlos Miguel Patiño, Lorena Alzate-Vargas, Alejandro Strachan
Atomistic and molecular simulations have become an important research field due to the progress made in computer performance and the necessity of new and improved materials. Despite this, first...
Efficient Exploration of Quantified Uncertainty in Granular Crystals
16 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Juan Camilo Lopez
This work presents a way of quantifying uncertainty in granular crystals in a computationally efficient way. To accomplish this, a low dimensional response surface is approximated through the...
Nanomechanics Simulation Tool: Dislocations Make or Break Materials
16 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael N Sakano
The goal of computational material science is to improve existing materials and design new ones through mathematical calculations. In particular, molecular dynamic simulations can allow for...
Carbon Nanotube Mission
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06 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Adaku Ochia
Carbon nanotubes have become an interesting phenomenon over the past couple of years as electrical devices and electro-mechanical systems have dramatically shrunk in size. Accidentally discovered...
Introduction to Self-Assembled Monolayers and Biosensors
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06 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael Toole
Recent research concerning self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) focuses on tasks from fabrication of microelectronics to creating biosensors. This presentation will address the fundamental principles...
Oligodeoxyribonucleotide Association with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
06 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jennifer McDonald
Commercially available single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) tend to aggregate as ropes and bundles during production making them of little use in many scientific and industrial applications. An...
Re-engineering a Healthy Eye Tissue to Restore Damaged Eyesight
06 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Margarita Shalaev
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that is the leading cause of blindness in the USA and Western Europe. It affects over one million people in the United States alone. One of...
Direct Microcontact Printing of Gold and Silver on Silicon
06 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jamie Nipple
Because microcontact printing (µCP) allows the fabrication of disposable electronic devices with minimum cost, this technique has proven useful in the patterned functionalization of certain...
Biosensing applications of Plasmon Resonance in gold nanoparticles
06 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Karina Moore
Light can be used to excite plasmon resonance in gold nanoparticles. Plasmon resonance occurs on the nanoscale as the particles become excited and plasmon oscillations arise in each particle of a...
The Effect of Physical Geometry on the Frequency Response of Carbon Nanotube Field-Effect Transistors
03 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dave Lyzenga
In order for carbon nanotube (CNT) electrical devices to be fabricated, it is necessary to obtain modifiable operation characteristics. Developing parametric equations to achieve this...
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...
Characterization of Colloids Using the BET method and X-ray Scattering
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22 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Oluwaseyi Ogebule
Colloids are promising materials for a wide range of applications such as selective separations, catalytic processing, and enhanced chemical activity. However, these applications are limited...
Three-Dimensional Simulations of Field Effect Sensors for DNA Detection
21 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eddie Howell, Gerhard Klimeck
Here, the development of a DNA field-effect transistor (DNAFET) simulator is described. In DNAFETs the gate structure of a silicon on insulator (SOI) field-effect transistor is replaced by a layer...
Investigation of the Electrical Characteristics of Triple-Gate FinFETs and Silicon-Nanowire FETs
16 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Monica Taba, Gerhard Klimeck
Electrical characteristics of various Fin field-effect transistors (FinFETs) and silicon-nanowires were analyzed and compared using a modified three-dimensional self-consistent quantum-mechanical...
Chemical Modification of GaAs with TAT Peptide and Alkylthiol Self-Assembled Monolayers
14 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Hamsa Jaganathan
The use of self-assembled monolayers (SAM) on semiconductors creates a basis for the design and creation of bioelectronics, such as biosensors. The interface between the surface and an organic...
Technique for High Spatial Resolution, Focused Electrical Stimulation for Electrically Excitable Tissue
14 Aug 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Matteo Mannino
Cochlear implant devices have made use of electrode pulses as a method of nerve fiber stimulation since their early conception. Electrode stimulation is limiting in both quality and consistency,...