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John Preskill - Quantum Computing and the Entanglement Frontier

The quantum laws governing atoms and other tiny objects seem to defy common sense, and information encoded in quantum systems has weird properties that baffle our feeble human minds. John Preskill…

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Einstein's Cosmos and the Quantum: Origin of Space, Time, and Large-Scale Structure of the Universe - Abhay Ashtekar

For over two millennia, civilizations have pondered over the questions of cosmogenesis. But serious attempts to address them began only with Einstein's discovery of general relativity a century…

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Resonant MEMS - Oliver Brand

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…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Years ago 3 views 0  

Beer Cans to Pickup Trucks: The Science, Engineering, and Technology of Flat Rolled Aluminum Products - Thomas J. Beck

Novelis is the world leader in flat rolled Aluminum product, and also the global leader in recycled Aluminum. Our products can be found in everything from beer cans to pickup trucks. Each of these…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Years ago 3 views 0  

Peptide and Protein Nanomaterials: The Design Challenge - Vincent Conticello

Structurally defined materials on the nanometer length-scale have been historically the most challenging to rationally construct and the most difficult to structurally analyze. Sequence-specific…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Years ago 6 views 0  

Learning From "Coffee Rings": Ordered Structures Crafted by Controlled Evaporative Self‐Assembly and Flow‐Enabled Self‐Assembly - Zhiqun Lin

Self-assembly of micro- and nano-scale materials to form well-ordered structures promises new opportunities for developing miniaturized electronic, optoelectronic, and magnetic devices. In this…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Years ago 4 views 0  

Organic and Hybrid Materials for Photonics and Electronics - Joseph Perry

In this talk, I will present an overview of my group’s research on materials for photonics and electronics. Polymethine dyes are promising materials for nonlinear optical processes such as…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Years ago 3 views 0  

Nanoplasmonics: The Physics behind the Applications - Mark I. Stockman

Nanoplasmonics deals with collective electron dynamics on the surfaces of metal nanostructures, which arises due to excitations called surface plasmons. The surface plasmons localize and concentrate…

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An Optical Rectenna - Baratunde Cola

An optical rectenna – that is, a device that directly converts free‐propagating electromagnetic waves at optical frequencies to d.c. electricity – was first proposed over 40 years ago,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Years ago 17 views 0  

The Technology is Nano: Legal Challenges are Enormous - Yaniv Heled

The field of nanotechnology has been perplexing various areas within the law from day one. Yet, while legal challenges stemming from new technological developments are quite common, nanotechnology…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Years ago 8 views 0  

Cellulose Nanomaterials: Plant‐based Nanoparticles Growing a Sustainable Future - Robert J. Moon

Cellulose based materials (wood, cotton, etc.) have been used by our society as engineering materials for thousands of years and their use continues today as verified by the enormity of the world…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Years ago 7 views 0  

The Role of Thermal Transport in Nanotechnology Applications - Shannon Yee

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…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Years ago 5 views 0  

Engineered Bionanocomposites for Biosensing and Bioelectronics - Vladimir Tsukruk

Vladimir Tsukruk discusses recent results from his research group on designing robust, flexible, actuating, and responsive nanoscale multilayered hybrid nanomaterials for biosensing and bioelectronic…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Years ago 3 views 0  

IMU-on-a-Chip: MEMS and CMOS Microsystems - Farrokh Ayazi

The motion of an object in space can be mapped through the use of an inertial measurement unit (IMU), which comprises of accelerometers and gyroscopes. Accelerometers measure linear motion (axial…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Years ago 18 views 0  

Nanotechnology for Ultrasensitive and Noninvasive Diagnostics - Gabe Kwong

Biomarkers are increasingly important in the clinical management of complex diseases, yet our ability to discover new biomarkers remains limited by our dependence on endogenous biomolecules. Here I…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Years ago 2 views 0  

Directed Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers: Opportunities and Challenges on the Path to Scalable Nanomanufacturing - Clifford Henderson

Richard Feynman in his now famous 1959 talk entitled “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom,” envisioned a world of atomically precise manufacturing that would fuel advancements in…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Years ago 6 views 0