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Selective Deposition of Au onto 40-nm Ag Nanocubes with Excellent Plasmonic Properties and Chemical Stability - Yin Yang

Silver nanocrystals have received considerable attention owing to their fascinating optical properties known as localized surface plasmon resonance for applications in surfaceenhanced Raman…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 27th, 2017 4 plays 0  

Morphological and Mechanical Behavior of Fibrin Clots in Healthy, Diabetic, and Sickle Cell Anemia Disease States - Natalie Fan

Fibrinogen is an extracellular plasma protein involved in the clotting process of the vascular system. Following the initiation of the coagulation cascade in response to injury to a blood vessel,…

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MEMS-based Approaches for Overcoming Sensory Loss in the Vestibular and Auditory Systems - Pamela Bhatti

Dysfunctions in the vestibular (balance) system often lead to debilitating symptoms of vertigo, disorientation, visual blurring and falls. Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal…

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Engineering Biomimetic Microsystems for Nanomedicine - YongTae "Tony" Kim

Nanomedicine – the application of nanotechnology to healthcare – encompasses the rapidly expanding field of drug delivery using nanomaterials. The advanced treatment of diseases, such…

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Integrated Design and Scalable Manufacturing of Lightweight, Multifunctional Buckypaper Materials - Chuck Zhang

The manufacturing of lightweight, multifunctional composites is a fast-growing industry of enormous importance. Research and advancements have resulted in innovative uses of composites in …

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Polymeric Semiconductors: Molecular Ordering, Charge Transport and Macroscale Mobility - Elsa Reichmanis

The performance of devices fabricated using polymeric semiconductors depends critically upon alignment of the polymer chains at the nano- through macro-scales. Significant structure-process-…

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Nanocomposites for Radiation Sensing - Brent Wagner

Transparent polymer and glass-matrix based nanocomposite scintillators were developed for scintillation applications. Quantum dot polymer composites, fluoride nanophosphor epoxy composites and…

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