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  1. "Lab on a Chip" - The Development of Nanoporous Membrane for Bioanalytical Chemistry

    21 Apr 2004 | | Contributor(s)::

    2003 SURI Conference Proceedings

  2. 2006 Summer Undergraduate Research Intern Program Conference

    07 Dec 2006 |

    The NASA Institute for Nanoelectronics and Computing and NSF Network for Computating Nanotechnology offers qualifying students the opportunity to become Summer Undergraduate Research Interns (SURIs). SURIs join an ongoing cross-disciplinary research project team comprised of faculty and graduate...

  3. 2007 Summer Undergraduate Research Intern Program Conference

    13 Aug 2007 |

    The NASA Institute for Nanoelectronics and Computing and NSF Network for Computating Nanotechnology offers qualifying students the opportunity to become Summer Undergraduate Research Interns (SURIs). SURIs join an ongoing cross-disciplinary research project team comprised of faculty and graduate...

  4. A Study of Bead Capture Efficiency on Listeria innocua and Escherichia coli Using Non-Specific and Specific Beads

    21 Apr 2004 | | Contributor(s):: Erik Tseregounis

    2003 SURI Conference Proceedings

  5. Analytical Solution of Microbes Interacting with Surfaces

    26 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Junyuan Li, Vaseem Shaik, Arezoo Ardekani

    The biological or medical related problems are among the most heated topics in scientific field. There is a rising interest in studying the behavior of microbes and their interactions with flow. In order to explore the velocity fields, pressures and forces around the microbes, the solution of...

  6. Applying Machine Learning to Computational Chemistry: Can We Predict Molecular Properties Faster without Compromising Accuracy?

    26 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Hanjing Xu, Pradeep Kumar Gurunathan

    Non-covalent interactions are crucial in analyzing protein folding and structure, function of DNA and RNA, structures of molecular crystals and aggregates, and many other processes in the fields of biology and chemistry. However, it is time and resource consuming to calculate such interactions...

  7. Biosensing applications of Plasmon Resonance in gold nanoparticles

    02 Aug 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Karina Moore

    Light can be used to excite plasmon resonance in gold nanoparticles. Plasmon resonance occurs on the nanoscale as the particles become excited and plasmon oscillations arise in each particle of a pair of metal nanoparticles. There is plasmon coupling between the neighboring particles as the...

  8. Carbon Nanotube Mission

    02 Aug 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Adaku Ochia

    Carbon nanotubes have become an interesting phenomenon over the past couple of years as electrical devices and electro-mechanical systems have dramatically shrunk in size. Accidentally discovered by Sumio Iijima while he examined carbon fullerenes, these needle like structures, he later named...

  9. Characterization of Avicel and Acetaminophen Powder Mixtures

    29 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Danyal Cave, Yasasvi Raghavendra Bommireddy, Marcial Gonzalez

    This research addresses a way to try and bring pharmaceutical prices down, improve development by only creating a few tablets to study, which in return saves money and create better quality tablets.

  10. Characterization of Colloids Using the BET method and X-ray Scattering

    03 Aug 2006 | | Contributor(s)::

    Colloids are promising materials for a wide range of applications such as selective separations, catalytic processing, and enhanced chemical activity. However, these applications are limited without proper knowledge of colloidal bulk properties. Therefore, the characterization of colloids is...

  11. Chemical Modification of GaAs with TAT Peptide and Alkylthiol Self-Assembled Monolayers

    03 Aug 2006 | | Contributor(s):: Hamsa Jaganathan

    The use of self-assembled monolayers (SAM) on semiconductors creates a basis for the design and creation of bioelectronics, such as biosensors. The interface between the surface and an organic monolayer can change significant electrical and physiochemical properties of a biological device....

  12. Circuit Applications of Carbon Nanotube FETs

    21 Apr 2004 | | Contributor(s):: Natasha Lynn Collier, Rand K. Jean, Saleem Kala, Patrick Ndai

    2003 SURI Circuits Team abstracts and presentation slides. Please view each persons abstract linked below.

  13. Designing a Small Planar Antenna for Agricultural Sensor Network

    21 Apr 2004 | | Contributor(s)::

    2003 SURI Conference Proceedings

  14. Determining the Mechanics of Living Cells by Atomic Force Microscopy

    21 Apr 2004 | | Contributor(s):: Emilie Grzywa Rexeisen

    2003 SURI Conference Proceedings

  15. Development of a NanoHUB Tool: Mechanical Features of Crystalline Nano Cellulose

    27 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Joshua Leonardo, Mehdi Shishehbor, Pablo Daniel Zavattieri

    In the past decade, many researchers have studied mechanical properties of polymer reinforced nanocomposites to understand and improve the performance of materials. In this research, we would develop a tool that would conduct a mechanical test on structures of a nanocomposite called Crystalline...

  16. Direct Microcontact Printing of Gold and Silver on Silicon

    02 Aug 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Jamie Nipple

    Because microcontact printing (µCP) allows the fabrication of disposable electronic devices with minimum cost, this technique has proven useful in the patterned functionalization of certain chemicals onto surfaces. In time, µCP should allow for the fabrication of sub-10-nanometer structures and...

  17. DNA Nanowires

    06 Aug 2006 | | Contributor(s):: Margarita Shalaev

    DNA is a relatively inexpensive and ubiquitous material that can be used as a scaffold for constructing nanowires. Our research focuses on the manufacturing of DNA-templated, magnetic nanowires. This is accomplished by synthesizing positively-charged metal nanoparticles that self-assemble along...

  18. Dynamic Failure of Polymer-Bonded Explosives under Periodic Excitation

    27 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Rachel Katherine Kohler, Camilo Alberto Duarte, Marisol Koslowski

    Accidental mishandling of explosive materials leads to thousands of injuries in the US every year. Understanding the mechanisms behind the detonation process is crucial to prevent such accidents. In polymer-bonded explosives (PBX), high-frequency mechanical excitation generates thermal energy...

  19. Efficient Exploration of Quantified Uncertainty in Granular Crystals

    16 Mar 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Juan Camilo Lopez

    This work presents a way of quantifying uncertainty in granular crystals in a computationally efficient way. To accomplish this, a low dimensional response surface is approximated through the method of active subspaces. Within this framework, special structure within the inputs is exploited to...

  20. Electrodeposition of Palladium as an Ohmic Contact for Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

    03 Aug 2006 | | Contributor(s):: Brent Penque, David Janes

    Carbon nanotubes are being researched extensively for their unique conductive properties. Controlled growth of vertical single-walled carbon nanotubes, however, has not yet been possible. This presentation reports a way to synthesize vertical single-walled carbon nanotubes that can be used for...