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Professor Pulickel Ajayan

Materials Science of Two Dimensional Atomic Layers Pulickel M. Ajayan Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering Rice University   There has been tremendous interest in recent years to study isolated 2D atomic layers which form the building blocks of many…

Dissertation Defense: Wei Li

Charge and Energy Transport Properties of Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Dichalcogenides Wei Li Supervised by: Dr. Deji Akinwande Since the first discovery of graphene, two-dimensional (2D) materials have drawn tremendous attention due to their atomic thickness and superior properties. Among the…

Metal Systems

Metallic and Alloy Materials Topics at Texas Materials Institute Metal systems comprise those materials which are based on metals or in which the dominant fraction is metallic. Examples include familiar metallic alloys of steel, aluminum, and titanium as well as…

Microelectronic Materials And Processing

Microelectronic Materials Topics at Texas Materials Institute A number of faculty in the Texas Materials Institute (TMI) are investigating the synthesis, processing, and characterization of materials for microelectronic applications. The types of materials are diverse covering elemental (Si and Si-Ge-C)…

Dissertation Defense: Ye Shi

Rational Design of 3D Nanostructured Conductive Polymer Gels for Electrochemical Energy Storage and Responsive Electronic Device Ye Shi Supervised by: Dr. Guihua Yu This work presents the rational design and synthesis of conductive polymer gels (CPGs) using doping molecules as…

Dissertation Defense: Szu-Tung “Steve” Hu

Scaling Effects on Microstructure and Resistivity for Cu and Co Nano-Interconnects XSzu-Tung “Steve” Hu Supervised by: Dr. Donglei Fan Co-Supervised: Dr. Paul S. Ho The continued scaling of Cu low k technology is facing serious challenges imposed by basic limits…