# Browse by Subject "Engineering, Materials Science"

• (2003)
Cu(In,Ga)Se2 (GIGS) are promising materials for thin film photovoltaic applications. This work studies the epitaxial growth of CIGS single crystal films on GaAs substrates of various orientations and characterizes the ...

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• (1995)
The corrosion-fatigue life of drill-pipe steels in simulated offshore-drilling environments was predicted using an analytical model. This model, named the Active-Path-Dissolution (APD) model, simulates a sequence of three ...

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• (1993)
Methods for adaptive mesh refinement, based on a quadtree data structure, have been developed with the specific objective of tracking a solid/liquid front in a two-dimensional solidification problem. These methods include ...

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• (1998)
Three-atom interaction energies have been estimated from the observed linear-to-island transformation of Pd clusters and from the measured interaction energies of Pd pairs. In this, three-atom interaction energies corresponding ...

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• (2001)
Chapter 1 outlines the background and motivation for applying selective film deposition and soft-lithographic patterning techniques to microelectronic device fabrication. Chapter 2 describes how microcontact printing of ...

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• (1997)
A simple multilayered device, a ferroelectric capacitor with platinum/PZT/platinum layers, was fabricated using the patterning methods developed in this thesis. This achievement demonstrates the possibility of developing ...

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• (2008)
While the direct adhesion test is proposed as part of newly-developed performance-based guidelines for the selection of hot-poured crack sealant, the blister test may be used to estimate the optimum annealing time, in ...

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• (1981)
Mechanical properties of surface hard coatings depends strongly on both the adhesion of the coating to the substrate as well as the sign and magnitude of the residual stress in the coating. The residual stress in sputter ...

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• (1993)
The phenomenon of adsorption hysteresis in porous media is studied from a microscopic point of view via computer simulations based on statistical mechanics principles.

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• (2000)
Based upon overall results, this research establishes that dense 111-textured Al/TiN bilayers exhibit much higher thermal stability than dense 002-textured A/TiN bilayers which are, in turn, more stable than the underdense ...

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• (2002)
Two examples of Si patterning via microcontact printing (muCP) are given in this thesis. In both cases, Si substrates were patterned with OTS by MCP to protect the underlying substrate. The first example shows the use of ...

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For thick section composites, the proposed interface model is incorporated into an existing homogenized constitutive model. The interface is treated as one of the layers constituting the repeating sublaminate, which is the ...

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• (1974)

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• (1997)
The fatigue notch size effect was investigated using the PICC-RICC model. The initial crack length (a$\rm\sb{i})$ for propagation was estimated. The predicted notch fatigue strength compared favorably with the Initiation ...

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• (2007)
Based on what we have learned from Fe3O4/MS model system, we have considered application in technologically important systems such as heterostructures that exhibit visible light photocatalysis. Using the combination of NC ...

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• (2007)
The photocatalytic property of these visible-light-active photocatalysts were studied in the inactivation of bacteria and bacterial spores in water. Fast killing rate was obtained for the inactivation of E. coli, P. ...

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• (1997)
Finally, an experiment was designed and constructed to perform fiber pushout tests at temperatures up to 800$\sp\circ$C and in a controlled environment. Preliminary pushout tests on both a pristine and a transversely ...

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• (2009)
This work describes the use of polyacrylamide hydrogels as controlled elastic modulus substrates for single cell traction force microscopy studies. The first section describes the use of EDC/NHS chemistry to convalently ...

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• (1978)

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