NME 220
SOLUTION
Introduction to Molecular and Nanoscale Principles
Exam 1
April 20, 2012
Closed Notes and Book. Time available: 45 Minutes. Put solutions directly on the problem sheet with your
name on top. You can use one cheat-sheet (8.5 11) as discuss

NME 220
SOLUTION
Introduction to Molecular and Nanoscale Principles
Exam 2
May 21, 2012
Closed Notes and Book. Time available: 45 Minutes. Put solutions directly on the problem sheet with your
name on top. You can use one cheat-sheet (8.5 11) as discussed

Introduction to
Molecular and Nanoscale Principles (NME 220)
Homework 5
Solution
due: May 4, 2012
Reading Assignment in Course Textbook: Chapter 6 (Section 6.9 6.10)
Lecture: Chapter 2; Single Electron Phenomena, Elective Conductivity in Metals, Specific

NME 220: Introduction to molecular and nanoscale principles
Prof. James M. Carothers
Homework 3
Solution
due: April 22, 2015
Textbook reading assignment:
Chapter 3.3.6-3.3.8 and Chapter 5.3-5.3.3.2
Section 1. Review Questions from the Textbook and Lecture

NME 220: Introduction to molecular and nanoscale principles (S15)
Prof. James M. Carothers
Homework #6, Due electronically Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 12:30pm
Textbook reading assignment: None.
Section 1. Short answer questions based on lecture and interne

Lecture 2: Nanobiotechnology I
Prof. James M. Carothers
March 29, 2017
S17 NME 220
Outline
Scales
Feynman Theres plenty of room at the bottom
DNA and Biological components
Goal: To begin developing an understanding of how scale impacts material
and system

Lecture 6: Nanoscale engineering
methods
Prof. James M. Carothers
April 14, 2017
S17 NME 220
1
How about scales? How do properties scale? Example 1. (Book p. 37)
Problem:
Engine 2 is n-times smaller than engine 1. If we have n
engine 2s:
Show that n numbe

Lecture 3: Nanobiotechnology II
Prof. James M. Carothers
April 3, 2017-April 5, 2017
S17 NME 220
Outline
Aptamers as elements for molecular recognition
Aptamer binding (DNA nanobox key and lock)
Transcribing from DNA
Generation in the laboratory
As diagno

Lecture 5: Optoelectronics II and
Scaling
Prof. James M. Carothers
April 10, 2017
S17 NME 220
Outline
Intro to Nanophotonics and Narrowband Photodetectors
Band gaps, conductors, insulators
Learning objectives:
Be able to use the characteristic dimension

Welcome to NME 220: Introduction to
molecular and nanoscale principles
Prof. James M. Carothers
S17 NME 220
Outline for Class Session I.
1. What is NME 220?
2. Course structure
3. Course mechanics
4. Grading
5. There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom
1. What

Workshop I: Aptamer-based sensors
Prof. James M. Carothers
March 31, 2017
S17 NME 220
Outline
NME design projects
RNA aptamers
Goal: To be able to describe aptamers as molecular structures and a
platforms for engineering.
Nano + Molecular Engineering
Ense

Lecture 9: Quantum Mechanics I
Prof. James M. Carothers
May 1, 2017
S17 NME 220
Quantum mechanics I
Probability density functions (hamburger)
Wave functions
Schrodinger's wave equation
-Material below not on exam
Simplest conceptual frameworks:
Particle i

Lecture 4: Nanobiotechnology IV
Optoelectronics I
Prof. James M. Carothers
April 7, 2017
S17 NME 220
Outline
Aptamers as elements for molecular recognition
Aptamer binding (DNA nanobox key and lock)
Transcribing from DNA
Generation in the laboratory
As di

Hawaii/aw 6 f6 {04than
5.7) A siiicon cantiiever beam is 300 um long, 100 um wide and 6 pm thick. Silicon’s
modulus of elasticity is 110 GPa; its density is 2330 kg/m3. (a) Determine the spring
constant, k, of this beam. (b) Determine the natural frequenc

Solution Set 7
ME 141A
Intro to Nanotechnology
Due: 2/23/2009
Problem 6.14 in book
We can look at the band structure of an element to get an idea of how many electrons per
atom participate in conduction. We can also determine this number based on the free

Introduction to
Molecular and Nanoscale Principles (NME 220)
Homework 2
Solution
due: April 13, 2012
Reading Assignment in Course Textbook: Chapter 3;
Lectures: Chapter 2; Atomistic Theory of Matter; From Planck to Bohr to Schrdinger
1.
1.1.
Narrative Pro

Introduction to
Molecular and Nanoscale Principles (NME 220)
Homework 9 (revised)
Solution
due: May 30, 2012
Lectures: Lecture notes and handouts on Capillary Forces. Lecture notes, handouts and
text on course WEB site on Assembly.
A. Narrative Overview Q

Lecture 3: Nanoscale engineering
methods
Prof. James M. Carothers
April 8, 2015
S15 NME 220
1
What makes nano special?
1. How about scales?
2. Pitfalls of scale analysis
3. Aspect ratios.
Today: Nanoengineering techniques
2
How about scales? How do proper

Lecture 10: Problems and
Exam prep
Prof. James M. Carothers
May 3, 2017
S17 NME 220
Wave functions probability density
Probability density function give by 2:
|(x,y,z)|2 = (x,y,z)
where (x,y,z) dx dy dz is the probability that the particle is in the volum

Lecture 7: Atomistic Theory of Matter
Prof. James M. Carothers
April 24, 2017
S17 NME 220
1
Introduction to the atomistic theory of matter Onset of quantum mechanics
Convergence of theory and experiment resulted in new understanding
about the nature of th

Welcome to NME 220: Introduction to
molecular and nanoscale principles
Prof. James M. Carothers
S15 NME 220
Outline for Class Session I.
1. What is NME 220?
2. Course structure
3. Course mechanics
4. Grading
5. There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom
1. What

Lecture 13: Intro to quantum mechanics 8
Prof. James M. Carothers
May 8, 2015
S15 NME 220
Intro to quantum mechanics 8
Quantum numbers
Atomic orbital sizes and shapes
Broader implications
Introducing chemical bonds
Bonding orbitals
Anti-bonding orbitals
G

Lecture 10: Intro to quantum mechanical
phenomena 6
Prof. James M. Carothers
April 29, 2015
S15 NME 220
1
Exam 1
Average: 71
Median: 72
Standard Deviation: 13
Highest score: 96.5
Exams will be returned on Friday; will discuss Problems in Recitation
2
Intr

Lecture 9: Intro to quantum mechanical
phenomena 5
Prof. James M. Carothers
April 27, 2015
S15 NME 220
1
Introduction to the atomistic theory of matter
Wave functions
Schrodinger's wave equation
Quantized energy levels of a particle in a box
Goal: Begin t