# Browse Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering by Title

• (1997)
The results of the research provide information of III-V intersubband optoelectronic properties which are fundamental to the future sensitive, low-cost, large long wavelength infrared focal-plane arrays.

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• (2015-12-02)
Surfaces and interfaces have a major impact on the structure and properties of materials, especially in nanostructures, including supported metal nanoparticles (NPs) used as catalysts in chemical industries and environmental ...

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• (1995)
We study the adsorption of macromolecules from solution onto single solid surfaces, focusing on the evolution of compositional heterogeneity of the layer. The origin and development of adsorption states within the physisorbed ...

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• (2012-06-27)
Lithium-ion batteries are commonly used as energy storage devices in a variety of applications. The cathode architectures and materials have a large influence on the performance of lithium-ion batteries, namely power and ...

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• (2002)
During the course of my research, I have developed methods to grow atomically-smooth TiN(001) and (111) single-crystal layers with simple well-defined single-atom-high 2D island configurations on large atomically-smooth ...

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• (2008)
The above SiNx-TiN results suggest new design strategies for nanoscale materials in which nanocomposite systems and processing conditions are purposefully selected in order to obtain tissue phases, which exhibit local ...

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• (1997)
Atomic H treatment leads to ZnO reduction which enhances the potential barrier at ZnO/p$\sp{+}$ a-Si,C:H interface, and lowers the built-in potential in the p$\sp{+}$ layer. Ozone treated ZnO surface reduces the potential ...

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• (1996)
This work reports a systematic series of in situ spectroscopic ellipsometry (SE) studies on silicon film growth by reactive magnetron sputtering of a Si target in (Ar + H$\sb2$) at low temperatures ($\le$600$\sp\circ$C). ...

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• (2009)
This research also details the first attempt to obtain useful information from heterogeneous DNA sequencing data. A sample of the selection population from each of the twelve rounds of in vitro selection was heterogeneously ...

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• (1997)
Nanophase materials, a compaction of nano-particles, are arguably a new phase of matter whose high grain-boundary-to-volume ratio leads to new and enhanced material properties. Previously, these materials have been difficult ...

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• (2002)
The use of a co-existent "in-situ thermometer" was found to be a viable method to monitor the sample temperature in the image "hot-spot". Studies of YNbO4 and DyNbO4 revealed the existence of a new cubic phase at elevated ...

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• (1990)
Single-pitted specimens of HF-80, a HSLA steel, were tested in laboratory air and in 1 M NaCl solution to study the influence of a corrosive environment on its fatigue life.

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• (1997)
Nonadsorbed polymer effects on the stability of alumina (Al$\sb2$O$\sb3)$-poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA)-toluene suspensions were studied by rheological, optical microscopy, and sedimentation measurements. Suspensions ...

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• (2015-01-21)
Epidermal electronic devices offer enormous potential as sensors and actuators for biomedical research and clinical application. One such area, cutaneous wound healing management, currently utilizes subjective analyses of ...

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• (2011-05-25)
Aligned arrays of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) are an attractive format for macroelectronics and RF analog electronics with exceptional electrical, mechanical and optical properties. Unlike isolated SWNT, the ...

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• (2007)
Another large part of my dissertation is related with polymer interfacial dynamics. As one of the center topics of polymer physics, many models have been generated to understand polymer dynamics in bulk solutions and in ...

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• (1997)
F buildup in the Ti underlayer of TiN/Ti bilayers is suggested to be the major cause of delamination. High F concentration causes phase formation and alters the chemistry of the Ti/SiO$\sb2$ interface. Large stresses ...

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• (1998)
Thin films were grown by UHV-MBE technique. The substrates underwent two different heat treatments prior to Cu deposition. One substrate was annealed in air at $1500\sp\circ$C for 3 hours followed by an anneal in UHV at ...

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• (2010-08-20)
Interfacial science is a fascinating field in materials science. From grain boundaries in bulk materials to interfaces in thin films, the properties of interfaces can lead to novel functionality in materials. The effect ...

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• (2011-01-21)
Interference lithography can create large-area, defect-free nanostructures with unique optical properties. In this thesis, interference lithography will be utilized to create photonic crystals for functional devices or ...

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