Browse by Subject "adhesion"

  • Fini, Elham H. (2008-05)
    Crack sealing is a common pavement maintenance treatment because it extends pavement service life. However, crack sealant often fails prematurely due to a loss of adhesion. Since current test methods are mostly empirical ...

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  • Kovalsky, Anton (2011-08-25)
    Demand for robust engineering techniques on the micro and nano scales has been steadily growing in the age of modern technology, not only because of the driving force to fit electronics into smaller form factors, but also ...

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  • Barry, Adrienne (2015-01-21)
    Cadherins are cell-cell adhesion proteins that mediate cell recognition, segregation, and signaling in many tissues. Recent findings demonstrated that type I classical cadherin complexes are mechanosensitive. Mechanical ...

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  • Grady, Martha (2014-05-30)
    Thin film on substrate systems appear most prevalently within the microelectronics industry, which demands that devices operate in smaller and smaller packages with greater reliability. The reliability of these multilayer ...

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  • Wang, Junlan; Sottos, Nancy R.; Weaver, Richard L. (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 2003-04)
    Laser induced stress waves are used to characterize intrinsic interfacial strength of thin films under both tensile and mixed-mode conditions. A short-duration compressive pulse induced by pulsed-laser ablation of a ...

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