# Browse Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering by Title

• (2013-05-24)
Direct-write assembly is used to fabricate 3D microperiodic scaffolds composed of hyaluronic acid (HA), a natural, biocompatible, biodegradeable polymer, for cell culture and tissue engineering applications. HA is ...

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• (2015-01-21)
The increasing difficulties for further scaling down of Si electronics are driving the investigation of alternative channel materials with higher energy efficiency and better performance. Among the large variety of ...

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• (2012-05-22)
Transfer printing has become a robust technique for assembling disparate classes of micro-and nanomaterials into spatially organized, functional arrangements in two and three-dimensional layouts. Such capabilities have ...

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• (2013-05-24)
One of the major research aims in Materials Science and Engineering for the past two decades has pertained to the development of capabilities to manipulate and characterize materials on the molecular and atomic level. This ...

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• (2011-05-25)
The goal of my Ph.D. research is to develop controlled/living polymerization techniques of α-amino acid N-carboxyanhydrides (NCAs) and synthetic polypeptides based materials. Polypeptides are a class of emerging biomaterials ...

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• (1990)
The effect of effective material nonlinear properties of fiber composites on crack behavior is studied. Three-dimensional nonlinear constitutive equations are established, based on both complementary energy density and ...

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• (2011-05-25)
Three-dimensional micro structures have been great interest to many scientists due to their useful properties. In this thesis, I show some examples of these 3-D micro structures applications, and in particular 3-D inverse ...

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• (2010-08-20)
This thesis is devoted to the development, synthesis, properties, and applications of nano materials for critical technologies, including three areas: (1) Microbial contamination of drinking water is a serious problem ...

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• (2013-02-03)
Thin films that consist of dense horizontally aligned arrays of semiconducting single walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) represent one of the most promising materials for low cost, high performance electronic today. Over the ...

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• (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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• (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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• (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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• (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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• (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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• (2015-01-21)
Interesting electronic properties of sp2 hybridized carbon materials has been attracting an enormous number of researchers around the globe. Some of the efforts, for more than a decade, have been in attempting to replace ...

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