# Browse Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering by Title

• (2010-05-14)
Flexible electronics based on inorganic devices has attracted increasing interest in versatile applications, from commercial systems, such as flat panel displays, to new possible systems, such as paperlike display, sensors, ...

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• (1995)
We have carried out a theoretical study of surface related phenomena for three bcc transition metals: tungsten (W), molybdenum (Mo) and vanadium (V), using a newly developed atomic potential, the fourth moment method. The ...

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• (2012-02-06)
The naïve mode coupling theory (NMCT) for ideal kinetic arrest and the nonlinear Langevin equation (NLE) theory of activated single-particle barrier hopping dynamics are generalized to describe coupled center-of-mass (CM) ...

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• (2006)
The theory is extended to polymer melts based on a coarse-grained model in which the melt is treated as a liquid of segments. The barrier is predicted to be a function of a single parameter that is chemical structure, ...

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• (1992)
Thermal and accelerated-ion doping, with In and Sb, during Si(001) molecular-beam epitaxy were investigated as a function of growth temperature T$\sb{\rm s}$ (500-1050$\sp\circ$C), dopant energy E$\sb{\rm d}$ (thermal-500 ...

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• (2009)
The results of these in situ transmission electron microscopy annealing and straining experiments provide clarification of some of the mechanisms operating during the microstructural evolution of nanograined face-centered ...

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• (2012-02-01)
This thesis presents experimental results on thermal conductivity measurements on both irradiated and unirradiated uranium oxides between 90 K and 658 K. The irradiation doses range from 5x10^13 argon ions/cm² to 2x10^16 ...

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• (2007)
At T < 20°C, all nanoparticles studied in nearly pure water were found to migrate to the hot regions of the fluid; i.e., DT 50°C, the thermodiffusion coefficients were positive with a value consistent with the ...

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• (1994)
Research is reported for the relationships that exist between processing, composition and structure development, and properties, for sol-gel derived $\rm Pb(Zr\sb{0.53}Ti\sb{0.47})O\sb3$ (PZT) thin layers. Emphasis was ...

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• (2003)
The silicide study focuses on phase formation in Au-Si thin films. The unique finding is to determine the melting temperature of metastable phase using calorimetry, which is ∼60°C below the eutectic melting point ...

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• (2000)
The [021] oriented samples were also analyzed in order to observe ordinary dislocation motion without the presence of superdislocations. It was found that all ordinary dislocations observed were mostly 60°, mixed ...

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• (2013-08-22)
This thesis presents the experimental study of thermal transport across molecular interfaces. Molecular interfaces are fabricated by assembling Au nanocrystals with controllable surface chemistry onto oxide substrates such ...

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• (2006)
The aim of this research is to provide a better understanding of the physics of phonons involved in thermal transport on nanometer scale and to address the need for systematic information about the thermal properties of ...

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• (2013-02-03)
Perchlorate-selective ion-exchange fiber composites (IXFCs) based on an active resin-on-fiber architecture exhibit rapid exchange kinetics. Coatings consist of hydrophobic poly(vinylbenzyltrialkylammonium chloride) (PVBTC) ...

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• (2008)
The absorption of water in reverse osmosis membranes FT30 and LF10 is investigated by a combination of measurements of water mass uptake and biaxial stress as a function of relative humidity. Water solubility in polyamide ...

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• (2013-02-03)
Materials exhibiting multi–dimensional structure with characteristic feature sizes ranging from the nanometer scale to the micrometer scale have extraordinary potential for emerging applications that cannot be achieved ...

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• (2010-05-14)
This dissertation describes the optical techniques for fabricating three-dimensional (3D) nanostructures with diverse structural layouts. The approach, which we refer to as proximity field nanopatterning (PnP), uses ...

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• (2011-01-21)
Photonic crystals are a class of synthetic materials which can control the absorption, emission and propagation of light to an unprecedented degree. In order to fully utilize their properties defect must be added to photonic ...

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• (2011-08-25)
Dislocation-particle interactions in three alloys systems, Al-Cu, Al-Mg-Sc, and Cu-Co have been investigated using in situ straining experiments inside the transmission electron microscope, post mortem analysis, and electron ...

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• (2007)
Micro- and nano-scale engineering, especially as it applies to integrated circuits, has impacted society in revolutionary ways. These integrated circuits are characterized by huge numbers of small electronic devices ...

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