Synthesis and Mechanical Properties of Hierarchical Nanoporous Metals
21 Sep 2015 | Contributor(s):: Liu, Ran
Advisors: Antonia Antoniou, David L. McDowell, Nathan Mara, Olivier Pierron, Bruno FrazierNanoporous (NP) metals are a unique class of materials that are characterized by extremely high surface-to-volume ratios and possess such desirable properties of metals as high electrical conductivity,...
On-Chip Dielectric Cohesive Fracture Characterization and Mitigation Investigation Through Off-Chip Carbon Nanotube Interconnects
27 Aug 2014 | Contributor(s):: Ginga, Nicholas J.
Advisors: Suresh K. Sitaraman, Kyriaki Kalaitzidou, Richard W. Neu, W. Jud Ready, Zhong Lin WangThe cohesive fracture of thin films is a concern for the reliability of many devices in microelectronics, MEMS, photovoltaics, and other applications. In microelectronic packaging the cohesive fracture...
Chemical and Mechanical Characterization of Fully Degradable Double-Network Hydrogels Based on PEG and PAA
17 May 2012 | Contributor(s):: Worrell, Kevin
Advisors: Karl Jacob, Anselm Griffin, Dongang Yao, Rina Tannenbaum, Youjiang WangBiodegradable hydrogels have become very promising materials for a number of biomedical applications, including tissue engineering and drug delivery. For optimal tissue engineering design, the mechanical properties...