# 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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• (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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• (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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• (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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• (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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• (2010-05-14)
Granular materials composed of primary colloidal particles are of both scientific and technological importance. The creation of granular systems for fundamental studies of their packing dynamics as well as applications ...

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• (2012-05-22)
Polymer microcapsules were created for the encapsulation of amine- and carbonate-rich solutions. Specifically, a flow-focusing microfluidic device was used to create double emulsions composed of a photocurable polymeric ...

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• (1990)
As a typical spin-glass alloy system with diverse controversies on its magnetic properties and atomic arrangements, Au-rich Au-Fe alloys with Fe content from 10.7 to 33at% were studied to clarify their microstructural ...

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• (2015-01-21)
Nanostructured metals and alloys have become attractive candidates for advanced material applications due to their potential to exhibit superior material properties, honed from the existence of large density of interfaces ...

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• (1990)
This research program examines fundamental aspects of metal/ceramic interactions through the analysis of model composites produced by plasma-assisted physical vapor deposition (ion plating) and consisting of thin ($<$1 ...

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• (1992)
The effects of laser shock processing (LSP) on the microstructure and mechanical properties of the low carbon (0.04 wt.%C) and Hadfield manganese (1%C and 14%Mn) steels have been studied. LSP was performed with a 1.054 ...

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• (1994)

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