# Browse Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering by Title

• (2015-05-20)
Transition metal (TM) nitrides, due to their unique combination of remarkable physical properties and simple NaCl structure, are presently utilized in a broad range of applications and as model systems in the investigation ...

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• (2013-08-22)
Relaxor-ferroelectric single crystals, such as (1-x)Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3-xPbTiO3 (PMN-xPT), have the potential to transform technologies of medical imaging, actuation, and sensors, due to their extraordinary high piezoelectric ...

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• (2002)
New optical setup for two photon excitation time-resolved fluorescence anisotropy and lifetime measurements was built and used to understand the local environment and viscosity. The rotational correlation time constants ...

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• (1995)
The length of the jumps executed by atoms during diffusion is important for understanding atomic transport in crystal growth. Molecular dynamics simulations suggest that atomic jumps longer than a nearest-neighbor spacing ...

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• (1992)
This research investigated the effects of the ion beam assisted deposition process on the interdiffusion and reaction of Ti thin films deposited on Si (100). The analytical techniques employed for the characterization of ...

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• (2014-09-16)
Device quality CdS/CdTe heterostructures and completed solar cells (~12% efficient) have been studied using low-temperature photoluminescence (PL). The PL was studied as a function of temperature (82-295 K) and laser ...

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• (2009-09-25)
Materials and thin film processing development has been and remains key to continuing to make ever smaller, or miniaturized, microelectronic devices. In order to continue miniaturization, conformal, low-temperature deposition ...

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• (2009)
Manganese nitride films were grown by chemical vapor deposition from the volatile manganese(II) amido precursor bis[di(tert)-butyl)amido]manganese(II)and ammonia. Between 80 and 200°C, the films grown from bis[di(tert ...

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• (1996)
The use of energetic (average energy $\simeq$ 18 eV), rather than thermal, Si beams increased Si(001) epitaxial thicknesses t$\rm\sb{e}$ by up to an order of magnitude over the growth temperature range \$\rm T\sb{s}=80{-} ...

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• (2001)
We have analyzed the electrical properties of SLS poly-Si films on oxidized Si wafer using the pseudo-MOSFET geometry; the majority carrier mobility is extracted from the transconductance. However, the data are non-ideal ...

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• (2012-02-01)
This thesis describes and analyzes various kinds of engineering options for monocrystalline materials for photovoltaics. Monocrystalline semiconductor materials are known for its good electrical performance, but it is not ...

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• (1992)
While Zn, Be, C, and Mg have been commonly used as p-type dopants in GaAs, Mn has not due to reports for which the data has demonstrated non-uniform diffusion, low surface concentration and the degradation of GaAs surface ...

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• (2010-05-14)
Creating in vitro microenvironments for the study of important biological processes, examples of which include chemotaxis, haptotaxis, axonal guidance and angiogenesis, has been a relevant research focus for many years. ...

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• (2017-04-27)
This thesis investigates the uses of time-domain thermoreflectance (TDTR) to map the thermal conductivity of SiC/SiC composites that are being considered for use as replacement materials in current light-water reactors ...

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• (2012-02-01)
In recent years, flexible electronic systems have gained increasing attention from scientific communities because of their potential to create new classes of applications (e.g. information display, medical diagnostic, X-ray ...

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• (2015-01-21)
Developments in materials and mechanics for flexible electronics create opportunities for building novel electronic devices that physically interface with the human body, its organs and various tissues. Among the wide ...

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• (2015-01-21)
Various electronic devices have been realized in flexible and stretchable formats that can open up huge applications in biomedical industry. Other than electronic signals, photons can also interact with matters intensely ...

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• (2000)
Sintering of gel-cast calcium hydroxyapatite was studied by means of thermal analysis, XRD, mechanical testing, and SEM, both for sub-micron and the agglomerated powder type. Transformation temperatures of tri-calcium ...

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• (2009)
However, even flexible electronic devices with the simple mechanical bendability described above, not to mention conventional wafer-based device technologies, have clear limitations in certain applications on irregular and ...

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• (2011-05-25)
Transport in nanostructured materials is of great interest for scientists in various fields, including molecular sequestration, catalysis, artificial photosynthesis and energy storage. This thesis will present work on the ...

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