The Materials Synthesis and Characterization Facility includes laboratories for producing nanostructured materials and characterizing their basic structural, chemical and optical properties. The staff includes experts in techniques of nanoscale fabrication by self-assembly. Analytical tools include a broad range of capabilities for structural, electrochemical, spectroscopic and thermal characterization of materials. Contact: Mingzhao Liu and Gregory Doerk. Inorganic nanomaterials synthesis and characterization capabilities include solution-phase and chemical vapor deposition methods, electrochemical deposition, x-ray diffraction, thermal measurement equipment, and oxygen-free processing environments. An electrochemistry workstation Princeton Applied Research Parastat SYS Potentiostat which is used for general electrochemistry synthesis and measurements.
Hydrothermal/solvothermal Synthesis And Characterization Of Several Micro/nano-materials
Chenet, Daniel. The isolation of monolayer graphene by Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov in created an explosion of layered materials research in the fields of condensed matter physics, material science, electrical engineering, chemistry, and nanobiology, to name a few. The applications have been broad from enhancing electrode performance in batteries to gas sensing to high-frequency analog flexible electronics. For several years and still to this day, graphene has provided a fertile ground for research due to its superior properties. However, failed efforts to engineer a substantial bandgap, a requirement for digital electronics, led researchers to look elsewhere in the periodic table for other layered materials with rich physics and an even broader application space.
Application of Forward Modeling to Materials Characterization
The aim of this master thesis project is to characterize the aerosol released from abrasion of 2D material-reinforced composites and to perform in vitro toxicity assessment of abraded particles in human lung and gastrointestinal cell cultures. Keywords: 2D materials, polymer composites, abrasion process, in vitro toxicity assessment,lung and gastrointestinal cell cultures. Introduction 2D materials are under intense research due to their high technological potential for a broad variety of applications i. A major applica-tion of 2D materials e.
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