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  • Bhatele, Abhinav; Kumar, Sameer; Mei, Chao; Phillips, James C.; Zheng, Gengbin; Kale, Laxmikant V. (2009-02)
    NAMD is a portable parallel application for biomolecular simulations. NAMD pioneered the use of hybrid spatial and force decomposition, a technique used by most scalable programs for biomolecular simulations, including ...

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  • Bhatele, Abhinav; Kumar, Sameer; Mei, Chao; Phillips, James C.; Zheng, Gengbin; Kale, Laxmikant V. (2009-02)
    NAMD is a portable parallel application for biomolecular simulations. NAMD pioneered the use of hybrid spatial and force decomposition, a technique used by most scalable programs for biomolecular simulations, including ...

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  • Cheng, Ray Franklin (1984)
    Referencing remote entities by names rather than by addresses is desirable in computer network or a joint-network. In this thesis, the naming and addressing problems in the internetwork environment are studied. Four naming ...

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  • Hu, Huan (2014-09-16)
    This dissertation explores the use of a heated AFM tip for fabrication of NEMS devices. Two critical challenges hindering TBN from NEMS fabrication are addressed in this thesis. First, we experimentally found out that ...

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  • Grosse, Kyle L. (2014-09-16)
    This work investigates nanometer-scale thermometry and thermal transport in new electronic devices to mitigate future electronic energy consumption. Nanometer-scale thermal transport is integral to electronic energy ...

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  • Bhatia, Bikramjit (2014-09-16)
    Pyroelectric energy conversion utilizes the temperature dependence of spontaneous polarization in crystalline materials to convert waste heat into electricity. High-power-density thermal-to-electrical energy conversion is ...

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  • Busbee, John D. (2010-01-06)
    This thesis studies methods of engineering the placement of nanoparticle with sub-micron resolution over macroscopic size scales. Such control holds great promise as an inexpensive methodology for manufacturing devices, ...

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  • Radzilowski, Leonard Henry (1995)
    This work presents a study on the self-organization in condensed phases of rodcoil diblock polymers synthesized in our laboratory. Each macromolecule consists of a rigid and monodisperse rodlike segment covalently attached ...

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  • Gartia, Manas Ranjan (2014-09-25)
    Nanophotonics deals with the interaction of light with matter in nanometer scale. One of the subsets of nanophotonics is nanoplasmonics, which deals with manipulation of light using the unique optical properties of metal ...

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  • Comer, Jeffrey R. (2010-08-20)
    The pursuit of inexpensive DNA sequencing lies at the interface between nanotechnology and biotechnology—where silicon nanopores, nanoscale electrodes, and self-assembled molecular structures are as common as restriction ...

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  • Reddy, Bobby (2012-05-22)
    In the last decade, nanoscale field-effect transistor biosensors have proven to be powerful, ultra-sensitive, label-free electrical detectors of relevant molecules ranging from solution pH to proteins to nucleic acids. ...

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  • Wells, David (2012-09-18)
    The ability to control a system is at the heart of experimental science. Modern experimental methods have pushed the length scale at which control is possible down to the nanometer level. Indeed, methods for manipulating ...

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  • Vakis, Antonis (2012-02-06)
    The study of the mechanics and dynamics of nanoscale interfaces is of great interest, particularly for cutting-edge applications such as magnetic storage, which arguably constitutes the most successful application of ...

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  • Nichol, John (2014-01-16)
    This dissertation describes new techniques for nanometer-scale magnetic resonance imaging. We report methods that enable the use of (1) silicon nanowires as ultrasensitive force transducers for magnetic resonance detection ...

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  • Zhang, Xuan (2015-01-21)
    Microstructural stability of nanostructured alloys under harsh environments such as high temperatures and high dose irradiation is a primary concern in the deployment of those materials for engineering applications. This ...

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  • Toghraee, Reza (2010-05-19)
    Ion channels are part of nature’s solution for regulating biological environments. Every ion channel consists of a chain of amino acids carrying a strong and sharply varying permanent charge, folded in such a way that it ...

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  • Zhou, Tianzi (2010-05)
    Because of their extraordinary electrical and mechanical properties, single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) have been considered not only as replacements for current silicon-based microelectronics, but as building blocks ...

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  • Vo, Nhon (2012-02-01)
    The development of new nanostructured materials for use in extreme mechanical and thermal environments is likely to be of critical importance for a number of future energy technologies. These materials are characterized ...

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  • Kodali, Anil Kumar (2010-08-20)
    An outstanding challenge in biomedical sciences is to devise systems that can enable rapid, simultaneous and quantitative imaging of tens to hundreds of species at ultra-low concentrations. Central to addressing this ...

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