# Browse Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering by Title

• (1990)
Defect studies have been performed on the intermetallic compounds $\rm Al\sb3Ti$, $\rm Al\sb3V$ and $\rm Al\sb{67}Ni\sb8Ti\sb{25}$ which were deformed at elevated temperatures. Test materials were prepared via the rapid ...

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• (1989)
The deformation mechanisms of four rapidly solidified (RS) and hot extruded aluminum alloys were investigated. Al-8.8Fe-3.7Ce (all compositions in wt%) and Al-8.9Fe-6.9Ce alloys produced from RS powders and two Al-8Fe-2Mo ...

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• (1999)
Impression creep measurements were performed on nanocrystalline FeAl specimens sinterforged to full density. The tests were conducted over the temperature range of 500--600°C, and using punches with diameters of 0.5 ...

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• (1997)
Cu ions exchanged into zeolites like ZSM-5 show high catalytic activity for the decomposition of environmentally harmful NO to harmless N$\sb2$ and O$\sb2.$ The present work is an attempt to study this phenomenon using a ...

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• (2009)
Planar photonic crystals have been used as the basis of many biological sensing devices. Here, we successfully demonstrate that the combination of the photonic crystal structures and a dielectric nanorod coating prepared ...

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• (1997)
In this thesis, an in-depth study of the growth and characterization of GaAs MIS structures with strained heterointerlayers has been undertaken by exploiting the unique and powerful capabilities of the Epicenter growth and ...

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• (2006)
Cell loaded tissue engineered constructs were produced in vitro at clinically relevant sizes and implanted with and without bFGF into a porcine mandibular defect model. Tissue engineered constructs facilitated the healing ...

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• (2015-01-21)
Research on theoretical models to study stress wave management has created new opportunities to design and fabricate beads and laminated composites in order to improve the material performance of engineering devices such ...

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• (2013-02-03)
Proximity field Nano-Patterning (PnP) is a large-area interference lithography technique that is used to fabricate multi-dimensionally periodic micro-structures. Though a potent technique for 3D microfabrication that offers ...

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• (1995)
This thesis is on theoretical and experimental studies of a controlled porosity inorganic composite using hollow ceramic microspheres. It evaluated the microsphere geometry issues and physical/electrical properties important ...

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• (2009)
Aminated polyacrylonitrile activated carbon fibers (N-ACF) coated on a non-woven fiberglass mat, displayed the ability to remove NOM more efficiently than granulated activated carbon or ion exchange beads at concentrations ...

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• (2008)
The third project illustrated the preparation of proton-conducting composite membranes for fuel cells. Composite membranes were prepared by solution blending sulfonated poly (ether ether ketone) and polyacrylonitrile in ...

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• (2010-05-19)
Most commercially available reverse osmosis (RO) and nanofiltration (NF) membranes are based on the thin film composite (TFC) aromatic polyamide membranes. However, they have several disadvantages including low resistance ...

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• (2002)
This thesis is devoted to the development, synthesis, properties, and applications of aromatic thermosetting copolyester (ATSP) and multicomponent systems of ATSP and polyimide thin films. Originally, ATSP was developed ...

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• (2015-01-21)
Aromatic thermosetting copolyester (ATSP) has been under development since 1995 in Professor James Economy’s research group at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. It can be seen as a major development in high ...

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• (2013-08-22)
There are mainly two projects in this thesis, one is to develop chemically treated activated carbon fibers for mercury removal from power plant effluents, and the other one is to design advanced nanofiltration membranes ...

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• (2002)
The ability of a thiol group to bind to the highly toxic arsenite ion (as is done in proteins and enzymes) provided the model used to chemically modify and characterize a polyvinyl alcohol mercaptyl fibrous system, coated ...

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• (2003)
The last chapter deals with the design, fabrication, and evaluation of a new coupling agent for glass fiber/epoxy matrix composites. This interface consisted of a thin coating of activated carbon (ACI) with high surface ...

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• (1998)
First, the foaming methods used to lower the dielectric constant of the copolyester thermoset to 2.5 $\rm (25\sp\circ C,$ 1 kHz) are described. Second, the nature of the increase in melting temperature of the liquid ...

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• (2004)
ATSP was applied as a high temperature adhesive for copper foils in order to improve the performance and the reliability of microelectronic devices. Zn-coated Cu foil displayed significantly higher adhesion to ATSP than ...

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