# Browse Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering by Title

• (1995)
Recently, significant advances have been made in the theoretical understanding of coarsening in coherently stressed solids. Experimental verification of the theoretical predictions are difficult. Interpretation of coarsening ...

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• (1996)
Aromatic copolyesters (LCPs) have been a subject of extensive research effort over the past 30 years. This is due primarily to their unique combination of properties and processability. They are limited, however, due to ...

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• (2009)
The nucleation and propagation of deformation twins has been examined in samples of a nitrogen-strengthened austenitic steel alloy deformed at room temperature under quasi-static and high strain rate compression. Post-mortem ...

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• (2013-02-03)
Protective coatings synthesized from pseudo-binary metastable transition-metal nitride (TMN) alloys account for the majority of the world’s coating market. The popularity of these films owes to their intrinsic nanostructure, ...

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• (1989)
Grain growth in BaTiO$\sb3$ can be significantly inhibited by insoluble or slightly soluble second phase additions such as ZrO$\sb2$, or by fluxes in the CaO$\cdot$Al$\sb2$O$\sb3\cdot$B$\sb2$O$\sb3$ system. SEM and TEM ...

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• (1989)
The factors controlling the monoclinic ($\beta$) to orthorhombic ($\gamma$) transformation of dicalcium silicate (Ca$\sb2$SiO$\sb4$) at about 490$\sp\circ$C have been studied. This transformation is of interest in portland ...

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• (1993)
The cementitious reaction has been used to successfully develop a calcium aluminate ceramic material that has a low dielectric constant, low dielectric loss, and high resistivity and maintains these properties at high ...

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• (1997)
The steady state photoconductivity of samples which had been ion implanted with Se and Cr, as well as samples which were contaminated with Na by diffusion, was measured. These measurements were made to determine whether ...

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• (2008)
We have explored effects of molecular adsorption, either un-intentional (from ambient environment) or intentional and substrate on resonance Raman scattering measurements on isolated SWCNTs. By correlating Raman scattering ...

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• (2001)
SASAS film did not have a smoother surface compared to SiNx films. Therefore, surface roughness was not a factor for the increased dielectric strength of the multilayered films. There were no observed dielectric strength ...

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• (2009)
Chemical and electrical properties of carbon nanotubes regarding surface chemistry, carrier transport, current fluctuations, and electron-phonon interactions have been explored by utilizing electrolyte top gated carbon ...

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• (1992)
Antiferroelectric(AFE)-ferroelectric(FE) phase transformations in the tin modified lead zirconate-lead titanate (Pb(Zr,Sn,Ti)O$\sb3,$ i.e., PZST) system were investigated. The field-induced transformation behavior was ...

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• (1993)
The main goal of this study was to deposit stabilized zirconia films on a porous graphite substrate by electrochemical vapor deposition using CO as the oxidizing agent. Five experimental variables, deposition temperature, ...

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• (1989)
A number of oxide thin films produced by rf sputtering have been found to show high resolution lithographic characteristics when exposed under high dose rate conditions in a scanning transmission electron microscope. Holes ...

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• (2012-05-22)
Mechanochemistry is the use of mechanical force to perform chemical reactions and has the potential to bring self-healing functionality to the molecular level. The mechanically induced reactions can become productive ...

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• (2015-07-22)
Microvascular networks in biological systems carry out various functions, such as damage repair, temperature regulation, and nutrient transport. Biological vasculature has inspired the use of microfluidic networks in various ...

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• (2015-04-30)
This study involved the encapsulation of a dilute sodium acetate trihydrate (SAT) aqueous solution and the dispersion of synthesized microcapsules into a matrix. Two encapsulation processes were examined: mechanically ...

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• (2010-05-19)
Photonic crystals can affect the behavior of visible light, and other electromagnetic waves, in ways that are not possible by other means. The propagation of photons can be completely forbidden or the the light can be ...

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• (2014-09-16)
Porous Silicon is a material that is made when an electric potential is applied to silicon using a hydrofluoric acid electrolyte. The structure of porous silicon is of interest for cell biological applications due to the ...

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• (2015-12-11)
Quantum dots (QDs) are photo-luminescent nanocrystals that possess unique optical properties such as a narrow emission range and high photo-stability, which makes them useful for a variety of biological imaging applications. ...

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