# Browse Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering by Title

• (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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• (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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• (2015-04-13)
Since the emergence of hydrogels as carriers for cells, bioactive molecules, and even metallic nanoparticles, there were extensive efforts to control the rate and direction of embedded molecular release, largely by additional ...

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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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• (2006)
Another main focus of my research is macroelectronics, referred to flexible and large area electronics. We employed newly developed technology from our group, called microstructured semiconductor (mus-Sc) that carved from ...

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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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• (1998)
Aggregation effects on the properties of aqueous and nonaqueous colloidal silica (SiO$\sb2)$ suspensions were investigated via a combination of theoretical modeling of interparticle interactions and experimental studies ...

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• (1997)
TiW layers, 165 $\pm$ 25 nm thick, were grown on MgO(001), SiO$\sb2$ and Si(001) substrates by ultra-high vacuum (UHV) magnetron sputter deposition. Al overlayers, 190 $\pm$ 10 nm thick, were then deposited without breaking ...

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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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• (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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• (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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• (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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• (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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