# Browse Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering by Issue Date

• (1965-02)
Sources of vacancies play an important role in phenomena such as sintering, the Kirkendall effect, high temperature creep, polygonization and many other diffusion controlled processes. In spite of their importance very ...

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• (1989)
Three types of stainless steel--austenitic, ferritic and duplex--were cathodically precharged with hydrogen at high temperature in a molten salt electrolyte. Constant strain rate tests and sustained load tests were performed ...

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• (1989)
Incorporation of hydrogen transforms pure amorphous silicon into a high quality electronic material through the passivation of unterminated silicon bonds in the amorphous silicon network. To date, most high quality ...

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• (1989)
The factors controlling the monoclinic ($\beta$) to orthorhombic ($\gamma$) transformation of dicalcium silicate (Ca$\sb2$SiO$\sb4$) at about 490$\sp\circ$C have been studied. This transformation is of interest in portland ...

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• (1989)
The deformation mechanisms of four rapidly solidified (RS) and hot extruded aluminum alloys were investigated. Al-8.8Fe-3.7Ce (all compositions in wt%) and Al-8.9Fe-6.9Ce alloys produced from RS powders and two Al-8Fe-2Mo ...

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• (1989)
Grain growth in BaTiO$\sb3$ can be significantly inhibited by insoluble or slightly soluble second phase additions such as ZrO$\sb2$, or by fluxes in the CaO$\cdot$Al$\sb2$O$\sb3\cdot$B$\sb2$O$\sb3$ system. SEM and TEM ...

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• (1989)
A number of oxide thin films produced by rf sputtering have been found to show high resolution lithographic characteristics when exposed under high dose rate conditions in a scanning transmission electron microscope. Holes ...

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• (1989)
The thermal stability of a dispersion of rare-earth oxide particles in Ti and Ti$\sb3$Al matrices has been considered analytically and determined experimentally. The solubility product for the formation of erbia ...

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• (1989)
The process of corrosion fatigue involves mechanical and environmental influences that affect crack initiation, crack growth, and ultimately fatigue life. It is generally recognized that corrosion damage in the form of ...

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• (1989)
A study has been conducted to investigate and compare the growth, strain, defects, electrical and optical properties of GaAs layers grown simultaneously on silicon-on-sapphire (SOS) and Si substrates using a two-step ...

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• (1989)
This thesis reports on preparation of PbTiO$\sb3$ by two chemical methods: (i) aqueous co-precipitation and (ii) organo-metallic sol-gel processing. The effects of chemical processing conditions on material properties were ...

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• (1989)
The molecular attributes which govern the formation and structure of ordered phases in polymeric materials are poorly understood. This work studies the relationship between configurational order among dipolar functional ...

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• (1989)
New implant materials are necessary in medicine for use in bone fracture repair devices, skeletal replacements, dental restoratives, or bony augmentation surgeries. The materials used in each of these applications require ...

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• (1989)
Radio Frequency (rf) cylindrical magnetron glow discharges of Ar, He, and CF$\sb4$ driven at 1.8MHz and 13.56MHz have been characterized using electrostatic probes, optical emission spectroscopy and optical actinometry. ...

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• (1989)
In order to understand the stress corrosion cracking behavior of metastable and stable austenitic stainless steels, constant elongation rate tests (CERT) and sub-critical crack growth (SCG) tests were used to measure the ...

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• (1990)
Si(100) films were doped with 100, 200, 500, and 1000 eV $\sp{11}$B$\sp+$ and $\sp{75}$As$\sp+$ ions during growth by molecular-beam epitaxy (MBE) at temperatures of 800, 650, and 500 $\sp\circ$C. Photoluminescence (PL) ...

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• (1990)
The processing and phase stability of Ba$\sb2$YCu$\sb3$O$\sb{\rm 7-x}$ High T$\sb{\rm c}$ thin films are seen to be critical aspects of the successful fabrication of this material. Metal neodecanoates of barium, yttrium, ...

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• (1990)
This investigation examines the structure and properties of titanium nitride strengthened microlaminate metal matrix composites. Reactive ion plated titanium nitride (TiN) was deposited onto titanium, nickel, and aluminum ...

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• (1990)
The microstructural changes, precipitation reactions and the mechanical properties of rapidly solidified and conventionally processed Fe-Ni-Mn-(Ti) martensitic alloys aged at 400-550$\sp\circ$C up to 600 hrs have been ...

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• (1990)
Though it has long been appreciated that materials differ in their response to heavy-ion irradiation, the reasons for this are not yet fully understood. To more fully characterize the effects of material, alloying element, ...

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