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Building Nanostructures Bit by Bit

NNIN/CNF 2006 Fall Workshop

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

October 23rd-25th, 2006

 The main page for the workshop can be found here.

 Please note the location of the morning sessions has changed!



Day 1: October 23rd, 2006 - Temperature on the Nanoscale

( Morning Sessions held in G01 Biotech Building - Racker Room)

8:00-9:00  Registration - Welcome (Coffee and Bagels)

9:00-10:15 Classical Molecular Dynamics and the Nanoscale World (Steve Plimpton, Sandia National Labs) [Slides] [Video on CNF MediaSite]

10:30-11:45 Car-Parrinello Molecular Dynamics for Nanoscale Systems (Nicola Marzari, MIT) [Slides] [Video on CNF MediaSite]

12:00-1:00 Lunch (Baum Atrium)

1:15 Cornell Chimes Concert - McGraw Tower (optional)

( Afternoon Sessions held in Philips 318)

1:40-3:00 Hands-on Session: LAMMPS Tutorial (Steve Plimpton, Sandia National Labs) [Slides]

3:15-5:00 Hands-on Session: CPMD and VMD Tutorials (Axel Kohlmeyer, University of Pennsylvania) [Tutorial]

5:30-7:00 Evening Reception/Poster Session (Ballroom Foyer, Statler Hotel)


 Day 2: October 24th, 2006 - Density functional approaches to nanoscale systems

( Morning Sessions held in G01 Biotech Building - Racker Room)

9:00-10:15 From plane waves to lattice vibrations (Nicola Marzari, MIT) [Slides]

10:30-12:00 Real space approaches for modeling clusters, nanowires, and more (Murilo Tiago, University of Texas) [Slides] [Video from CNF MediaSite]

12:00-1:00 Lunch (Baum Atrium)

( Afternoon Sessions held in Philips 318)

1:00-2:15 Hands-on Session: Quantum Espresso and XCrysDen Tutorial (Axel Kohlmeyer, University of Pennsylvania) 

2:30-4:00 Hands-on Session: PARSEC Tutorial (Murilo Tiago, University of Texas) [Slides] [html]

4:00-5:00 Virtual Cave Tour at the Cornell Theory Center (Rhodes Hall)


Day 3: October 25th, 2006 - Fluids and Photons

( Morning Sessions held in G10 Biotech Building)

8:30-10:15 Frequency Domain and Finite-Difference Time Domain approaches for Nanophotonics (Steven Johnson, MIT) [Survey of Techniques] [Slides] [Video on CNF MediaSite]

10:30-11:30 Microfluidics in Nanostructures (David Erickson, Cornell) [Paper] [Video on CNF MediaSite]

11:30 -12:00 Prolith for optimizing Nanofabrication (Garry Bordonaro, Cornell) [Video on CNF MediaSite]

12:00-1:00 Lunch (Baum Atrium)

1:00-2:00 Cornell Nanoscale Facility Cleanroom Tour (Sign up on Monday)

2:00-3:30  Hands-on Session: Elmer Multiphysics code: Microfluidics (David Erickson, Cornell) [Tutorial] [mesh_file]

3:30-4:55 Hands-on Session: MPB and MEEP Tutorial (Steven Johnson, MIT) [MPB_demo]


Contact the workshop organizer, Derek Stewart,, for more information. 



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