• Carbon nanotube/polymer composites and novel micro- and nano-structured electrospun polymer materials 

      Liu, Jing (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-01-05)
      This research work focuses on single wall carbon nanotube (SWNT)/polymer composites and novel structured electrospun polymer materials. Poly (methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) is used as polymer matrix. Obtaining SWNT/PMMA ...
    • Carbon nanotubes as structural templates within poly(vinyl alcohol) composite fibers 

      Ford, Ericka N. J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-11-12)
      Because the gel-spinning process has the potential to yield fibers of high strength and high modulus, this technique was employed to process continuous filaments of PVA/CNT, having CNTs at ¡Ü1 weight percent of polymer. A ...
    • Cellulosic nanocomposites with unique morphology and properties 

      Lee, Jihoon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-11-12)
      Cellulose nanowhiskers reinforced poly(vinyl alcohol)(PVA) nanofiber web is successfully fabricated using electrospinning technique and the mechanical properties of the single electrospun fiber are measured using nanoindentation ...
    • Electrospun carbon nanofibers for electrochemical capacitor electrodes 

      Wang, Tong (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-01-03)
      The objective of this work is to electrospin poly(acrylonitrile) (PAN) based nanofibers with controlled diameter and to stabilize and carbonize them for developing meso-porous carbon for application as electrochemical ...
    • Electrospun nanofiber meshes for the functional repair of bone defects 

      Kolambkar, Yash Manohar (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-11-16)
      Bone defects caused by trauma, tumor resection or disease present a significant clinical problem. Failures in 'high risk' fractures and large bone defects have been reported to be as high as 30-50%. The drawbacks associated ...
    • Electrospun nanofibers for regenerative medicine 

      Liu, Wenying (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11-17)
      Electrospun nanofibers represent a class of versatile scaffolds for tissue engineering applications owing to their ability to mimic the nanoscale features of the native extracellular matrix (ECM). In addition, nanofibers ...
    • Nanocarving of Titania Surfaces Using Hydrogen Bearing Gases 

      Rick, Helene Sylvia (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-05-18)
      An investigation of surface structures formed on polycrystalline and single crystal TiO2 (titania) samples having under gone various heat treatments in a controlled hydrogen bearing atmosphere was conducted. The study ...
    • Topographic guidance scaffolds for peripheral nerve interfacing 

      Clements, Isaac Perry (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-11-22)
      In response to high and rising amputation rates, significant advances have been made in the field of prosthetic limb design. Unfortunately, there exists a lag in the neural interfacing technology required to provide an ...