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Micromagnetic-DEP Tweezers for Studying Fibronectin Fragment Mechanics - Lizhi Cao

A variety of tools are available for studies of single molecule biophysics, these include: atomic force microscopy (AFM), optical and magnetic tweezers, biomembrane force probe (BFP), among other…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 27th, 2017 3 plays 0  

Control of Si Nanowire Structure via Surface Chemistry - Naechul Shin

An ability to engineer the structure of semiconductor nanowires is essential for tuning their optical, electrical, and thermal transport properties. While manipulation of growth conditions offers…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 27th, 2017 6 plays 0  

Single-Walled Aluminosilicate Nanotubes: Emerging Materials for Separations and Renewable Energy Technology - Dun-Yen Kang

Synthetic single-walled metal oxide (aluminosilicate) nanotubes (SWNTs) are emerging materials for a number of applications involving molecular transport and adsorption due to their unique pore…

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

Problem Solving Using Light and Electron Microscopy - Rich Brown

Using a combination of microscopical techniques, Rich applies polarized light microscopy (PLM), Fourier transform infrared microspectroscopy, (FTIR), confocal Raman microscopy, (CRM), scanning…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 27th, 2017 8 plays 0  

Lecture & Demonstration / Young Guru - Gimel Keaton (Young Guru)

Grammy winning, hip-hop audio engineer Young Guru, who engineered 10 of Jay-Z’s 11 albums, returned to Georgia Tech on Tuesday, March 5 for a far-reaching discussion on hip-hop and its history,…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 27th, 2017 7 plays 0  

Materials “Alchemy”: Chemical Transformation of 3-D Macro-to-Microscale Structures into Replicas Tailored for Catalytic, Optical, Energy, and Aerospace Applications - Ken Sandhage

Nature provides remarkable examples of microscale structures with complex three-dimensional (3-D) morphologies and finely-patterned features formed by living organisms. For example, intricate 3-D…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 27th, 2017 7 plays 0  

Young Guru and Nettrice Gaskins - Young Guru, Nettrice Gaskins

Digital Media PhD student Nettrice Gaskins had the opportunity to interview with Young Guru and moderate questions on March 5, 2013 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm in the Clough Commons 4th floor study…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 27th, 2017 6 plays 0  

An Electroplating-Based Approach to Volumetric Nanomanufacturing and its Application to Energy Storage and Conversion - Mark Allen

The manufacture of materials with bulk volumes and precisely controlled nanostructure has led to the creation of materials with surprising and useful mechanical and electrical properties. Such…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 27th, 2017 5 plays 0  

Optimization of a Biomimetic Poly-(Lactic Acid) Ligament Scaffold - Andrew Uehlin

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the most commonly injured ligament of the knee, often requiring orthopedic reconstruction using autograft or allograph tissue, both with significant…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 27th, 2017 5 plays 0  

Optics in the Natural World: Iridescent Colors of Butterflies and the Twisted Beetle! - Mohan Srinivasarao

The study of photonics in nature contains beautiful and diverse examples of sub-wavelength structural features that create observed colors through thin layered or multilayered interference,…

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