Symposium on Nanomaterials for Energy: Photonic Nanostructures for Enabling High-Efficiency Thermophotovoltaics
14 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel
Thermophotovoltaic (TPV) systems generate electricity using heat drawn from one or more of a wide variety of sources, including sunlight, fossil fuels, and radioisotopes. They function as...
Symposium on Nanomaterials for Energy: Coupled and Chiral Surface Plasmons in Metal Nanostructures
14 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): K. George Thomas
The presentation will provide examples of modulating the optical properties of nanomaterials by integrating them into higher order assemblies using electrostatic, supramolecular and covalent...
E SC 213: Materials in Nanotechnology
14 May 2015 | Courses | Contributor(s): NACK Network
This course is an in-depth, hands-on exposure to the producing and tailoring of the materials used in nanofabrication. The course will cover chemical materials production techniques such as...
New Frontiers in Terahertz Technology
13 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mona Jarrahi
In this talk, I will describe some of our recent results on developing fundamentally new terahertz electronic/optoelectronic components and imaging/spectrometry architectures to mitigate...
Women and Physics
13 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Laura McCullough
A discussion of some of the issues surrounding women's participation in physics. What comes with being of the feminine persuasion in a physics world? What hinders women's...
Teaching Science with Science Fiction
13 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kelly McCullough, Laura McCullough
Science fiction is one possible tool for increasing engagement in science classrooms, as well as offering opportunities for modeling scientific thinking, illustrating points of scientific...
Enhancing your MNT Courses with Free nanoHUB Resources and Simulations
12 May 2015 | Presentation Materials | 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...
Symposium on Nanomaterials for Energy: An Electrical Rectifier Based on Au Nanoparticle Array
11 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Giridhar U Kulkarni
In contrast to the ‘colloidal state’, metal nanoparticles assembled onto a substrate as an ordered array represent a quasi 2D system where the interparticle coupling, depending on its strength,...
Symposium on Nanomaterials for Energy: Graphene-Based Materials for Potential Energy Applications
11 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yong P. Chen
I will discuss our studies of large scale CVD (chemical vapor deposition) grown graphene, graphene-quantum dot hydrids as well as graphene-based composites. I will discuss their electronic,...
Symposium on Nanomaterials for Energy: Thermal Transport in Nanostructures: A Multiscale Multiphysics Approach
11 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Xiulin Ruan
Thermal transport is a key issue limiting many important energy transfer and conversion applications such as heat dissipation in electronic devices and thermoelectric energy conversion. In this...
Symposium on Nanomaterials for Energy: Surface Functionalization Using Molecular Ions
11 May 2015 | Online Presentations
Molecular ions interact with surfaces in the hypothermal energy range (5-100 eV) by a variety of physical and chemical processes which will be demonstrated. Ion deposition at surfaces...
Symposium on Nanomaterials for Energy: Structure, Topological Defects, Vibrations and Rippling of Graphene, C1-2x(BN)x and MoS2: First-principles Studies
11 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare
We present first-principles theoretical investigations of structure, topological defects and vibrational properties of 2-dimensional materials such as graphene, solid solution BCN of graphene and...
Symposium on Nanomaterials for Energy: Nanostructured Thermoelectric Materials for Waste Heat Recovery
11 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ali Shakouri
Energy consumption in our society is increasing rapidly. A significant fraction of the energy is lost in the form of heat. In this talk we introduce thermoelectric devices that allow direct...
Symposium on Nanomaterials for Energy: Graphitic Petals for Electrochemical Charge Storage
11 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ron Reifenberger
The need for high-density electrochemical energy storage in today’s world is self-evident, and we have investigated the advantages offered by graphitic petals (GPs) to achieve this end. The...
Symposium on Nanomaterials for Energy
11 May 2015 | Workshops
As nanoscale materials have become easier to synthesize and their basic structures and properties are better understood, their integration into devices with practical utility at human scales...
E SC 213 Lecture 4.1: Quantum Dots - Quantum Dot Physics, Synthesis, and Applications
07 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): NACK Network
Quantum Dots and Quantum Confinement. QD synthesis and applications.
E SC 213 Lecture 1.1: An Introduction to Colloidal and Self-Assembled Materials - Solutions Review, Colloids and Colloidal Chemistry
05 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): NACK Network
Review of solution chemistry and colloids
Progress in Superconducting Qubits
04 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Robert F. McDermott
I will review progress in the field, with a focus on recent work in Wisconsin in the areas of decoherence and quantum measurement. I will discuss efforts to identify and suppress the dominant...
ME 597A Lecture 5: Generalized Polynomial Chaos for UQ II - The Collocation Approach
01 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dongbin Xiu, Akil Narayan
Modular Approach to Spintronics
28 Apr 2015 | Papers | Contributor(s): Kerem Yunus Camsari
There has been enormous progress in the last two decades, effectively combining spintronics and magnetics into a powerful force that is shaping the field of memory devices. New materials and...