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  1. Introduction to Creative Problem Solving in Nanotechnology

    10 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joseph Nunn

    This lesson serves as an introduction to the field of nanotechnology by discussing its real-world implications in light of current economic issues and conditions.  The lesson is performed...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25648

  2. Silver Nanoparticle Socks

    10 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Pennsylvania State Univeristy

    This lab will allow students to use the pure silver nanoparticles they synthesize to create antibacterial socks. They will compare their socks with socks that have been treated with a commercial...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25661

  3. Laser Filtering, Metamaterials, and Commercializing Through the Lens of the Mythical Person Month

    09 Jan 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Themos Kallos

    In this work we investigate whether optical metamaterials in particular may require more than the typical resources to lead to successful commercialization. We also compare the estimated efforts...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25563

  4. Photonic Structures with Topological Robustness: from Classical to Quantum

    09 Jan 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mohammad Hafezi

    In this talk, I demonstrate how similar physics can be observed for photons; specifically, how various quantum Hall Hamiltonians can be simulated in an optical platform. I report on the first...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25558

  5. Mythbusting: Scientific Knowledge Transfer with nanoHUB.org

    09 Jan 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    More than 1,400,000  users in 172 countries annually participate in nanoHUB.org, a science and engineering gateway providing the capability to perform online simulation resources through a...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25568

  6. Size and Scale - Learning about measurement

    09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): NNIN RET

    Students will visualize the order of numerical properties of objects from the nanoscale to visible scale using exponents and decimals. Students will make size comparisons of objects. Students will...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25524

  7. Small Scale Sculpting

    09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Marilyn Garza

    This lab is analogous with some nanofabrication processes. This lab will help students understand some of the challenges encountered while making semiconductor chips and waveguides, both of which...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25528

  8. Small Scale Stenciling

    09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Marilyn Garza

    This lab is analogous with some nanofabrication processes. This lab will help students understand some of the challenges encountered while making semiconductor chips and waveguides, both of which...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25532

  9. Making a Liquid Crystal Thermometer

    09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Rano Sidhu

    Liquid crystals are matter that has properties between those of a liquid and a solid. Liquid crystals may flow like a liquid but have crystals like a solid.colors of the objects are Color is the...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25537

  10. Is measuring an art or a science?

    09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Monica Hochstein

    Nanotechnology occurs on the scale of 1-100 nanometers (in one direction). There have been numerous predictions about the growth in nanotechnology production and its impact on  manufacturing...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25541

  11. Powers of Ten with the Blue Morpho Butterfly

    09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nancy Healy, Marilyn Garza

    This activity is designed to help students understand the concept of scale and magnification when examining a Blue Morpho butterfly wing. The activity requires the use of a scanning electron...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25547

  12. Jupyter Notebooks for Scientific Programming

    06 Jan 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Martin Hunt

    An overview of using Jupyter Notebooks for conveying scientific information.

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25550

  13. Micelles - Drug Delivery Lab

    04 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): SHINE Project

    This lab consists of activities designed to teach students about how nanotechnology can be used to transport medicine for targeted drug delivery. The entire bundle can be downloaded by clicking...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25497

  14. Nanocrystalline Solar Cells Lab

    04 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): SHINE Project

    This lab consists of activities designed to teach students about solar cells. The entire bundle can be downloaded by clicking on the download link in the upper right or compontents can be...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25507

  15. Microfluidic Droplets Lab

    04 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): SHINE Project

    This lab consists of activities designed to teach students about microfluidics. The entire bundle can be downloaded by clicking on the download link in the upper right or compontents can be...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25513

  16. 2016 IMECE Tutorials on Phonon Transport Modeling

    04 Jan 2017 | Courses | Contributor(s): Alan McGaughey, Xiulin Ruan

    Advances in theoretical methodologies and computational power in the last fifteen years have enabled the prediction of phonon properties with high resolution and fidelity. Notably, the use of...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25465

  17. Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling L1: Introduction

    04 Jan 2017 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Alan McGaughey, Xiulin Ruan

    Part of the 2016 IMECE Tutorial: Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling: Formulation, Implementation, and Applications.

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25501

  18. Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling L2: MD Simulation, Green Kubo, Direct Method

    04 Jan 2017 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Xiulin Ruan, Alan McGaughey

    Part of the 2016 IMECE Tutorial: Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling: Formulation, Implementation, and Applications.

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25502

  19. Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling L3: Harmonic Lattice Dynamics, Spectral Methods

    04 Jan 2017 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Xiulin Ruan, Alan McGaughey

    Part of the 2016 IMECE Tutorial: Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling: Formulation, Implementation, and Applications.

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25503

  20. Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling L4: Anharmonic Lattice dynamics, First Principles

    04 Jan 2017 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Alan McGaughey, Xiulin Ruan

    Part of the 2016 IMECE Tutorial: Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling: Formulation, Implementation, and Applications.

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25504