# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Metallurgy and Mining Engineering by Subject "Engineering, Materials Science"

• (1978)

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• (1985)
Systematic studies of thermally induced structural transformations in the Na(,2)O.2SiO(,2) (,1-x)(.) Fe(,2)O(,3) (,x) glass system with x (LESSTHEQ) 0.3 have been carried out by means of a variety of techniques including ...

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• (1987)
Although thermoplastic matrix composites are being proposed as a second generation of composite material for a number of advanced and high performance applications, little has been reported concerning the processing-stru ...

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• (1977)

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• (1988)
This work examined the consolidation processing of rapidly solidified particulate and applied a relatively new consolidation technique, namely dynamic compaction (DC), to the problem and investigated a novel processing ...

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• (1984)
The mechanical property development associated with the healing of polymer-polymer interfaces was studied using theoretical and experimental approaches. The healing of crazes in atactic polystyrene (PS) and microvoids in ...

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• (1979)

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• (1986)
Thin film single crystal growth of metastable semiconducting (GaSb)(,1-x)(Ge(,2))(,x), Ge(,1-x)Sn(,x), and (GaSb)(,(1-x))(Ge(,2(1-y))Sn(,2y))(,x) alloys is studied as a function of growth parameters. The effects of low-energy ...

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• (1988)
The effects of melt thermal history on the morphology and kinetics of PEEK crystallized from the glassy state have been investigated. Amorphous PEEK crystallized as aggregates of microcrystals when annealed at temperatures ...

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• (1987)
The deformation of thin films of polybutene (PB) and poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVF$\sb2$) occurs by micronecking. Finite blocks are drawn off the edge of the microneck depending upon the orientation of the original ...

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• (1982)
A computer-based Monte Carlo simulation of incoherent plural scattering of electrons has been developed in order to estimate the broadening of an electron probe as it propagates through a solid. By applying this approach ...

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• (1987)
The dynamics of entangled polymer melts have been examined using polarized Fourier-Transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy. Based on the reptation model, the motion of a chain in the presence of topological entanglements ...

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• (1987)
The use of ultra-violet lasers to alter the chemistry of surfaces during vapor-phase crystal growth and the fundamental mechanisms of these interactions during the growth of thin films has been examined. Three growth ...

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• (1978)

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• (1985)
Grain boundary microstructures in alumina ceramics are prone to show glassy phases, faceting, and some fraction of highly coincident twin-related boundaries. These separate phenomena and their inter- actions have been ...

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• (1987)
Cu-Cr metastable alloys are interesting both from a basic science viewpoint (i.e., alloy theory for elements with very limited mutual liquid and solid solubilities) and from a technological viewpoint (i.e., "stainless" ...

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• (1988)
Described in this thesis are the growth by molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) and characteristics of InGaAs/InAlAs transistors. Superior properties of the InGaAs/InAlAs system have attracted a great deal of interest in electronic ...

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• (1982)
Two separate experiments were performed in order to understand the roles of bulk diffusion and surface processes in hydrogen transport in and through niobium. Bulk hydrogen and deuterium diffusivities and permeabilities ...

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• (1986)
Experimental and theoretical results are presented for segregation of dopants in single-crystal semiconductors grown by molecular beam epitaxy (MBE). Experimental results include Sn doping of GaAs, Si doping of Ga(,x)Al(,x)As ...

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• (1987)
A novel technique has been introduced to determine the film stress of metal silicon interfaced materials in-situ. This technique requires the use of a spatially wide yet highly collimated white beam of synchrotron radiation, ...

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