# Browse Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering by Title

• (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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• (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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• (2013-08-22)
A remarkable feature of a silicon-based electronics is its capability to operate functionally and physically invariant for many practical purposes. Here, we introduce a technology that offers the opposite behavior: it ...

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• (2013-05-24)
This dissertation focuses on experimental studies of thermal transport between solid and liquid, especially between Pt(or CFx)-coated Si and water droplet, using an ultrafast pump-probe method, time-domain thermoreflectance ...

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• (1997)
A contact angle measurement technique has been used to determine the thermodynamic adhesive strength between nano-sized copper clusters and polyimide. The copper clusters are formed under UHV conditions by using mono-layer ...

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• (2013-05-24)
Traditionally, chemical reactions are driven by thermal, chemical, or electrical potential. By linking force-sensitive chemical species (mechanophores) into polymer backbones, mechanical force can drive chemical reactions. ...

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• (1997)
Fatigue crack growth along an Al/epoxy interface was examined under mixed-mode conditions. To provide different combinations of Mode-I and Mode-II conditions, a flexural peel (FP) technique was developed, which proved to ...

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• (1995)
Micromechanisms of fracture and fatigue crack growth were examined in an $\rm Al\sb2O\sb3/Al$-Cu composite and its matrix alloy, with particular emphases on effects of matrix and interfacial microstructure. The matrix and ...

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• (1993)
Single-crystal Si films have been grown on Si(001)2x1 substrates by UV-photostimulated atomic-layer epitaxy (ALE) from Si$\sb2$H$\sb6.$ The ALE deposition rate R per growth cycle remains constant at 0.43 monolayers (ML), ...

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• (2003)
Fully-strained Ge1-xSnx layers were grown on Ge(001) to probe the role of incorporated Sn concentrations (C Sn = 1 x 1018 cm-3 to 6.1 at%) on surface roughening pathways leading to EB during LT-MBE (155°C) of compressively ...

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• (2001)
In-situ TEM experiments were used to directly observe the mechanisms operating during continuous static and continuous dynamic recrystallization. The static process was observed to occur much more rapidly than the dynamic ...

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• (2003)
The shrinkage and densification of sol-gel layers were determined by in-situ and ex-situ measurements, where a ∼30% decrease in thickness (t) was typical during drying of sol-gel layers (T < 300°C). Constrained ...

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• (1995)
Metalorganic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) is a versatile growth technique commonly used to grow III-V compound semiconductor materials. A review of many seminal studies investigating the growth mechanisms of GaAs ...

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• (2011-08-26)
Microcapsule-based self-healing systems enable repair of crack damage in polymers and polymer matrix composites. Existing self-healing chemistries are limited by relatively weak chemical bonding between the matrix and the ...

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