UVA Virtual Lab Website / Hands-on Intro to Nanoscience Class Website
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UVA Virtual Lab Website Contents:

Link to UVA Virtual Lab Homepage

NANOSCIENCE

Nanocarbon from Graphene to Nanotubes to Buckyballs

DNA: big picture

DNA: close-up & do it yourself

Nanoscience Instruments

DI Scanning Probe Microscope
How SPM Dielectric Crystals Work
easyScan STM
easyScan AFM
Scanning Electron Microscope
Molecular Beam Epitaxy

Quantum-dot Cellular Automata (QCAs)

QCA Memory Cells and Wires
QCA Logic Gates

"Hands-On Introduction to Nanoscience Class"

MICROELECTRONICS

The Inner Workings of CD/DVD drives

SEMICONDUCTOR SCIENCE

How Semiconductors & Transistors Work
How an Integrated Circuit is Made
Semiconductor Crystals
Crystal Facets - "Miller Indices"

MICROELECTRONICS MANUFACTURING

Micron Technologies Plant in Manassas Virginia

Aerial Tour
Take Apart the "Fab" Building
Walk Through the "Fab"

Photolithograpy

Conventional Photolithography
Projection Electron Lithography
Extreme UV Lithography

UVA MICROELECTRONICS TEACHING LAB

Lab Overview
Oxidation Furnace
Photolithography
Oxide Etch Bath
Doping Furnace
Metal Evaporator

ELECTRICITY & MAGNETISM

Tour of the Electricity & Magnetism Virtual Classroom

Electric Fields

Basic Charge Attraction & Repulsion
Pith Ball Ping Pong
Van de Graaff Generator

Magnetic Fields

Magnetic Induction in the real world
Magnetic Induction with "X-ray vision"

ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS & CIRCUITS

Electrostatics

Electrometer

Circuit Components and Their Symbols

Simple DC Circuits

Capacitors

Single Capacitor
Cap vs. 2 Identical Caps in Series
Cap vs. 2 Different Caps in Series
Water Flow Analogy of Capacitor
Overcharged Water Capacitor

Battery Cells

One Cell
Two Cells in Series
Three Cells in Series
Water Flow Analogy of Cell
Water Flow Analogy of 2 Cells

Resistors and Light Bulbs

Two Bulbs in Series
Two Bulbs in Parallel
Bulb in Parallel with 2 in Series
Water Flow Analogy of Resistor

Complex DC Circuits

Capacitor with Parallel Resistor
Capacitor with Series Resistor
Capacitor and Resistor at High Voltage

Gerbil Central (links to all water analogy pages)

PROJECT INFORMATION

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Publications on the Project:

FIE Meeting (2002)
BUGIMS Meeting (2001)




Hands-on Introduction to Nanoscience Class Website Contents:

Lecture Notes, Supporting Animations, Simulations & Readings

Link to Lecture Notes

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Laboratory Guides, Simulations, Equipment & Resources:

Lab manual / Links to supporting animations, readings and lab equipment used
Waves in Springs
Waves in Water
Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
Atomic Force Microscopy
Super Hydrophobic Surfaces
DNA Fingerprinting



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