# Browse Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering by Title

• (2011-01-21)
The ability to grow ultrathin films layer-by-layer with well-defined epitaxial relationships has allowed research groups worldwide to grow a range of artificial films and superlattices, first for semiconductors, and now ...

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• (1992)
The short-range order (SRO) structure of a Gold-25 atomic percent Iron single crystal was studied using wide-angle diffuse synchrotron x-radiation scattering at room temperature. Two heat-treatments were investigated; a ...

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• (2015-07-17)
There are considerable interests in the use of infrared (IR) photodetectors, in particular mid- and long-wavelength IR detection, for diverse scientific, civil, and military applications. Devices based on the InAs/GaSb or ...

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• (2011-05-25)
Carbon has an amazing number of different structural forms because of the versatility of its chemical bonds, which put it among the most extraordinary and complex of elements in materials science. Carbon readily forms ...

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• (2008)
The third application of the single-particle diffraction technique is to measure the temperature-dependent structures of individual nanocrystals. Again, Au nanocrystals were studied for this experiment. Experimentally, we ...

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• (2008)
We have developed a method for depositing atomically clean, nanometer-sized graphene monolayers with 2-30 nm lateral dimensions and we probe the local electronic properties of the graphene using the ultrahigh-vacuum scanning ...

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• (2011-05-25)
Polymer-matrix fiber-reinforced composites have seen increasing use in applications requiring high specific strength and stiffness. These materials typically show excellent in-plane properties but are particularly susceptible ...

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• (1996)
The growth rates of Si(001) and Ge(001) by gas-source molecular-beam epitaxy (GS-MBE) from $\rm Si\sb2H\sb6$ and $\rm Ge\sb2H\sb6$ as a function of T$\sb{\rm s}$ are well described by a model based upon dissociative $\rm ... application/pdf PDF (6MB) • (1995) The properties of a silicon adatom on Si(001) surface and around three single-layer steps, namely type A (S$\rm\sb A$), bonded type B (S$\rm\sb B$) and nonbonded type B (S$\rm\sb{B\sp\prime}\$), on Si(001) have been studied, ...

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• (2008)
Recent development in nanostructured material synthesis and engineering has made huge impact on a number of fields including nanoelectronics, photonics, biology, and medicine. A main reason for such an impact is that every ...

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• (2011-05-25)
The interface between materials science and biology has been a fertile research area to not only advance our fundamental knowledge of biomaterials, but also create novel hybrid materials with practical applications. Recent ...

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• (2017-03-13)
A series of studies detailing the characteristics of biologically reinforced geopolymers is presented. Cork particle reinforced sodium geopolymer composites were shown to have a maximum flexural strength of 2.5 MPa, and ...

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• (2016-07-12)
With the prevalence of ischemic heart disease, cell based treatments have emerged as promising therapeutic options to promote angiogenesis. The use of adult mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), particularly, is an area of active ...

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• (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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• (2008)
Novel nanoparticle inks have been created for the direct-write assembly of 3-D periodic structures with fine scale (∼ 10 mum) features. These nanoparticle inks are composed of two populations of nanoparticles defined ...

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• (2004)
An additional synthetic method based on the infusion of ammonia gas to drive pH driven chemistries was also demonstrated for the synthesis of BiOCl and Bi nanoparticles.

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• (1994)
The main objective of this research involves the bulk synthesis of two-dimensional (2D) polymers. Two different approaches, the chiral recognition approach and the hairpin approach, have been used for the "bulk preparation ...

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• (2006)
In this thesis, I present the results of research on methods for calculating adatom currents in the vicinity of steps on crystal surfaces. I first focus on adatom interactions with an isolated ledge (no adatoms hopping ...

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• (2001)
Epitaxial metastable Ge1-yCy alloy layers with y ≤ 0.035 were grown on Ge(001) from hyperthermal Ge and C atomic beams at deposition temperatures 250 ≤ Ts ≤ 550°C. I show that the use of hyperthermal beams ...

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• (2001)
The key results of this research can be summarized as follows: (1) In Si1-yCy/Si(001), alloys, I find that all C incorporates in substitutional sites at Ts < 580°C with y ≤ 0.026. At Ts ≥ 580°C, increasing y ...

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