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Boron Nitride Nanotube Structure
07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, J. Cumings, A. Zettl
We have used high-resolution transmission electron microscopy to resolve the basal plane structure and chirality relationships in boron nitride nanotubes.
Comparison of strain relaxation in epitaxial Si0.3Ge0.7 films grown on Si(001) and Ge(001)
07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, R. Naik, G. Auner, C. Kota, U. Rao
Surface and interfacial strain have been computed for SiGe thin films grown by UHVCVD,based on measurements via transmission electron microscopy and Raman spectroscopy.
Direct mechanical measurement of the tensile strength and elastic modulus of multiwalled carbon nanotubes
07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, Y.M. Wang, J. Cumings, M. Hetman, W. Han, A. Zettl. R. O. Ritchie
This work represents the first in-situ measurenment of the tensile strength of a carbon nanotuube.
Growth of Cu films on hydrogen terminated Si(lQ0) and Si(lll) surf&es
We have employed reflection high energy electron diffraction (RHEED) and high resolution
transmission electron microscopy (HREM) to study Cu films grown on hydrogen terminated
Si( 100) and Si(...
In-situ carbon nanotube tensile test
07 Oct 2011 | Animations | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk
This represents the first in-situ tensile test observed in a transmission electron microscope.
Interface structure and surface morphology of (Co, Fe, Ni)/Cu/Si(100) thin films
07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, V.M. Naik, A. Lukaszew, R. Naik, G. W. Auner
We have examined bilayer Co/Cu, Fe/Cu, and Ni/Cu films deposited by molecular-beam epitaxy on
hydrogen-terminated @100# silicon substrates.
Lubrication Effects on Head-Disk Spacing Loss
07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, J. Liu, C. Y. Chen, S. Zhang
The effects of lubrication thickness on the magnetic recording head-media tribology were investigated in this study.
Magnetic properties of magnetron sputtered Co-Cr thin films
07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, J. O. Artman
The magnetic properties 01 magnetron sputtered CO-22 at.% Cr films of various thickness deposited on glass have been examined, with particular attention
to the various contributions to the film...
Origin of the orientation ratio in sputtered longitudinal media
07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, J. N. Zhou, G. Choe, E. Stach, E. C. Nelson, U. Dahmen
The surface morphology, thin film microstructure, and crystallography of sputtered longitudinal
media were examined by atomic force and transmission electron microscopy.
Oxidation Behavior of CoCr Thin Films
07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk
In this work, elemental redistribution of annealed CoCr thin films has been investigated by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy.
Experiments and Models Regarding Strain Dependent Thermal Conductivity and Strength at the Nanoscale and Microscale
22 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vikas Tomar
Silicon micro- and nano-structures are essential in today’s integrated circuits and sensors. The functioning and performance of such devices are highly affected by thermal properties. Due to the...
Mesoscopic Simulations of Nitromethane
22 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jean-Bernard Maillet
We present recent developments on the dissipative particle model that allow simulating the physico-chemical behavior of a molecular material at the mesoscale level. Several ingredients have been...
The Thermal Measurements Database
14 Sep 2011 | Databases | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher, Ann Christine Catlin
Experimental data for thermal materials is obtained using various test methods under specific conditions. A measurement type can be tested using many different methods, and a single method can...
Development of the ReaxFF reactive force fields and applications to combustion, catalysis and material failure
12 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Adri van Duin
This lecture will describe how the traditional, non-reactive FF-concept can be extended for application including reactive events by introducing bond order/bond distance concepts. Furthermore, it...
nanoMATERIALS nanoscale heat transport
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31 Aug 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Keng-Hua Lin, Sean Sullivan, Mathew Joseph Cherukara, Alejandro Strachan, Tianli Feng, Xiulin Ruan, Bo Qiu
Non-equilibrium MD simulations of heat transport in nano-materials
Self-assembled Coordination Architectures: Lessons from Nature
12 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Makoto Fujita
This lecture is part of the 28th Annual H.C. Brown Lectures in Organic Chemistry.
How to Turn Graphene into a Robust Topological Insulator Using Adatoms
12 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jason Alicea
In this talk I will discuss a recent proposal for generating a robust TI state in a more readily available two-dimensional system -- graphene.
Aluminum-Rich Bulk Alloys: an Energy Storage Material for Splitting Water to Make Hydrogen Gas on Demand
The two major barriers to realizing a viable large-scale hydrogen economy are hydrogen storage and economically viable “green” hydrogen production. The current two preferred methods of...