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    • Quantum Computing for Science 

      Brown, Kenneth (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-09-26)
      Quantum computation promises to provide scientists and engineers a new tool for accurately and efficiently calculating the properties of materials and molecules. The challenge is how to build a sufficiently large quantum ...
    • Real-Time Measurements of Magnetic Dynamics in Single Ni Nanoparticles 

      Davidovic, Dragomir (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-04-24)
      We measure magnetic motion in single nanometer scale Ni particles in real time, using a technique of spin-to-charge conversion in quantum dots. Extraordinary long spin relaxation time is confirmed (~10 msec), similar to ...
    • A Realistic View of Commercializing Nanotechnology Within the Chemical and Various Other Industries 

      Kirk, Richard A.; Blevins, Daniel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-02-26)
      Nanotechnology has become "The Word" across all business lines; yet, few understand this new technology and the future impact on their prospective businesses. This talk will provide a framework for understanding nanotechnology ...
    • Religious Reactions to Nanotechnology 

      Toumey, Chris (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09-27)
      There is good reason to believe that nonscientists' views of nanotechnology will be strongly influenced by religious beliefs, and not by public knowledge of the relevant science. If so, it is worth knowing which forms of ...
    • Resonant MEMS 

      Brand, Oliver (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-12-08)
      The presentation discusses resonant MEMS and, in particular, resonant microsensors, in which the measurand affects a characteristic of the resonance behavior of a microstructure, such as its resonance frequency or quality ...
    • The Role of Thermal Transport in Nanotechnology Applications 

      Yee, Shannon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-03-24)
      As devices are miniaturized, thermal transport limits are more routinely halting progress. Microchip heat fluxes are approaching that of the surface of the sun. Needless to say, our ability to manage those heat fluxes ...
    • Scanning Mass Spectrometry (SMS) Probe 

      Kottke, Peter (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04-08)
      Peter Kottke described the SMS probe, a tool currently under development for mass spectrometric imaging of live biological samples in vitro. In order to obtain spatially resolved images of chemical species distributions ...
    • Selective Deposition of Au onto 40-nm Ag Nanocubes with Excellent Plasmonic Properties and Chemical Stability 

      Yang, Yin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-04-08)
      Silver nanocrystals have received considerable attention owing to their fascinating optical properties known as localized surface plasmon resonance for applications in surfaceenhanced Raman scattering (SERS), optical ...
    • Self-Assembled Networks of Biological Membranes 

      Freeman, Eric (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-03-14)
      Biologically inspired materials attempt to replicate the elegant engineering solutions observed in the natural world. Observing that many of these solutions are multiscale hierarchical structures comprised of nature’s ...
    • Semiconductor Nanomaterials for Transient Electronics 

      Rogers, John A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-10-22)
      A remarkable feature of modern integrated circuit technology is its ability to operate in a stable fashion, with almost perfect reliability, without physical or chemical change. Recently developed classes of electronic ...
    • Silicon Electrochemical Neurosensor Systems 

      Brown, Richard (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-27)
      Arrays of silicon neurosensors that detect both electrical signals and neurotransmitter levels in human neuron cultures have been fabricated. Neurochemical sensing of dopamine and its metabolites is provided by voltammetry. ...
    • Silicon-Based Resonant Microsensors 

      Brand, Oliver (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-10-21)
      The presentation gives an introduction to resonant microsensors providing a frequency output signal. These sensors generally benefit from an excellent frequency resolution, which is ideally limited only by the length of ...
    • Silos or systems in emerging science domains? The use of environmental, health and safety knowledge by nanotechnology researchers 

      Youtie, Jan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-10-26)
      Environmental, health, and safety (EHS) concerns are receiving considerable attention in the development of nanoscience and nanotechnology (nano) R&D, underscored by the perspective that EHS work should be developed ...
    • Simple Chemistry for Complex Nanomaterials 

      Xia, Younan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-11-13)
      The first documented synthesis of nanocrystals can be traced back to the beautiful work by Michael Faraday in 1856 when he demonstrated the preparation of gold colloids with a ruby color. Ever since, many different methods ...
    • Single-Walled Aluminosilicate Nanotubes: Emerging Materials for Separations and Renewable Energy Technology 

      Kang, Dun-Yen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04-09)
      Synthetic single-walled metal oxide (aluminosilicate) nanotubes (SWNTs) are emerging materials for a number of applications involving molecular transport and adsorption due to their unique pore structure, high surface ...
    • Skin-Interfaced Wearable Sweat Biosensors 

      Gao, Wei (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-11-10)
      The rising research interest in personalized medicine promises to revolutionize traditional medical practices. This presents a tremendous opportunity for developing wearable devices toward predictive analytics and treatment. ...
    • Solar Energy Conversion Using Artificial Atoms, Molecules and Solids 

      Lian, Tianquan (Tim) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-10-15)
      Quantum confined semiconductor nanocrystals have emerged as a new class of light harvesting and charge separation materials in photovoltaic and photocatalyticdevices. Compared with single component quantum dots ...
    • Spatial Differentiation of Polymer Microdomains Using Nanoscale Infrared Spectroscopy 

      Marcott, Curtis A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-17)
      Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) and infrared (IR) spectroscopy have been combined in a single instrument capable of producing nanoscale spatial resolution IR spectra and images. This new capability enables the spectroscopic ...
    • State-Level Nanotechnology Policy Initiatives and Implications for Georgia 

      McKeon, Patrick Edward Timothy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-09-23)
      Nanotechnology has been proposed to hold the next industrial revolution. This interest has been incorporated into increases in research activities, commercialization efforts, and further economic development. The National ...
    • The Structure and Dynamics of Patterned Nanospheres 

      Hernandez, Rigoberto (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-08-26)
      Colloidal dispersions have been useful for many applications, particularly because of the balance of microscopic heterogeneity and the wealth of tunable properties they exhibit at macroscopic length scales. At the small ...