Search Results for: Electron Microscopy Facility

Dissertation Defense: Dorothy Silbaugh

Fluorescent Silicon Nanocrystals for Bioimaging Dorothy Silbaugh Supervised by: Dr. Brian Korgel Quantum dots have been used as alternatives to organic dyes for fluorescence imaging because they are resistant to photobleaching, exhibit strong response to two-photon excitation, and can be…

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…

Electrochemical Materials

Electrochemical Topics at Texas Materials Institute Electrochemical materials and phenomena play an important role in the present-day technology. Batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors, electrochromic devices, gas separation membranes, and sensors are some examples applications of electrochemical materials. The success in electrochemical…

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: 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…