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    • Acoustics in nanotechnology: manipulation, device application and modeling 

      Buchine, Brent Alan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-12-19)
      Advancing the field of nanotechnology to incorporate the unique properties observed at the nanoscale into functional devices has become a major scientific thrust of the 21st century. New fabrication tools and assembly ...
    • Chemistry, photophysics, and biomedical applications of gold nanotechnologies 

      Dreaden, Erik Christopher (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-06-04)
      Gold nanoparticles exhibit a combination of physical, chemical, optical, and electronic properties unique from all other nanotechnologies. These structures can provide a highly multifunctional platform with which to diagnose ...
    • Densification of nano-sized boron carbide 

      Shupe, John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-01-12)
      Boron carbide nano-powders, singly-doped over a range of compositions, were pressurelessly-sintered at identical temperature and atmospheric conditions in a dif- ferential dilatometer to investigate sintering behavior. ...
    • Electrically Functional Soft Matter: From Precise Colloidal Assembly to Hydrogel Photovoltaics 

      Velev, Orlin D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-02-23)
      We will present strategies for the fabrication of novel electrically functional structures from particles or gels operating in water environment. In the first part of the talk we will discuss how electric fields can ...
    • Fighting Cancer with Nanoparticle Medicines 

      Davis, Mark E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-09)
      For centuries, cancer has been one of the most devastating diseases. Papyrus writings from 1600-1500 BC describe cancer and attempts at its treatment. Today, the molecular basis of cancer is being unraveled, and new ...
    • Hybrid cell for harvesting multiple-type energies 

      Xu, Chen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-05-21)
      An abundance of energy in our environment exists in the form of light, thermal, mechanical (e.g., vibration, sonic waves, wind, and hydraulic), magnetic, chemical, and biological. Harvesting these forms of energy is of ...
    • An investigation into bimetallic hollow nanoparticles in catalysis 

      Snyder, Brian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04-03)
      Nanocatalysis, catalysis using particles on the nanoscale, is an emerging field that has tremendous potential. Nanoparticles have different properties than bulk material and can be used in different roles. Macro sized ...
    • Kondo temperature of a quantum dot 

      Nah, Seungjoo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-06-16)
      The low-energy properties of quantum dot systems are dominated by the Kondo effect. We study the dependence of the characteristic energy scale of the effect, the Kondo temperature, on the gate voltage, which controls the ...
    • Lessons from Ten Years of Nanotechnology Bibliometric Analysis 

      Youtie, Jan; Porter, Alan; Shapira, Philip; Newman, Nils (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09)
      This paper summarizes the 10-year experiences of the Program in Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy (STIP) at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in support of the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at ...
    • Locating Nanotechnology Among the Disciplines 

      Porter, Alan L.; Youtie, Jan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-02)
      Nanoscience and nanotechnology ("nano") has been described as the ultimate interdisciplinary research area. Mihail Roco and others have set forth policy discourse through their notion that nano enables the convergence of ...
    • Molecular dynamics simulations and microscopic hydrodynamics of nanoscale liquid structures 

      Kang, Wei (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-25)
      In this thesis, issues pertaining to the dynamics of nanoscale liquid systems, such as nanojets and nanobridges, in vacuum as well as in ambient gaseous conditions, are explored using both extensive molecular dynamics ...
    • Nanogenerators 

      Song, Jinhui (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-06-12)
      Nanotechnology and nanoscience are experiencing rapid development in the last decade. Intensive research has been carried out on nanostructures synthesis and nanodevices fabrication. Due to its small size, a nanodevice ...
    • Nanopantography: A Method for Parallel Writing of Etched and Deposited Nanopatterns 

      Donnelly, Vincent M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-19)
      Nanopantography is a radically different approach for parallel writing of pre-selected nanopatterns over large areas. Arrays of micro-electrostatic lenses (e.g., small round holes through a metal/insulator structure) on ...
    • Nanoparticle-mediated r-depression in the rotifer Brachionus manjavacas 

      Hicks, Daniel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-12)
      Nanotechnology research promises novel and practical applications of well-characterized materials. However, responsible development of the nanotechnology industry necessitates proactive research into the ecological responses ...
    • Novel applications of nanotechnology in medicine and green energy 

      Hayden, Steven C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-01-10)
      The development of techniques for colloidal nanoparticle synthesis has allowed scientists to fabricate materials that can manipulate light on a scale that is small even compared to the wavelength of the light itself. This ...
    • Novel studies on the formation and chemical reactivity of compound clusters and their precursors in the gas and liquid phase 

      Bradshaw, James Adam Ferguson (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-08-25)
      Novel Studies on the Formation and Chemical Reactivity of Compound Clusters and Their Precursors in the Gas and Liquid Phase James A. Bradshaw 139 Pages Directed by Dr. Robert L. Whetten Presented are four ...
    • Public Policy Instruments in (re)building National Innovation Capabilities: Cases of Nanotechnology Development in China, Russia and Brazil 

      Klochikhin, Evgeny A (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-15)
      The paper seeks to understand the role of emerging technologies in breaking institutionally the development lock-in and supporting self-sustained growth through analyzing broad socioeconomic impacts of nanotechnology in ...
    • Systematic Investigation On The Growth Of One-Dimensional Wurtzite Nanostructures 

      Ma, Christopher (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-07-20)
      A systematic investigation into the growth of one-dimensional nanostructures of select II-VI compounds with the wurtzite crystal structure. Two process parameters are systematically altered to observe how each affects ...
    • When bacteria talk : time elapse communication for super-slow networks 

      Krishnaswamy, Bhuvana (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-11-01)
      In this work we consider nano-scale communication using bacterial popula- tions as transceivers. We demonstrate using a microfluidic test-bed and a population of genetically engineered Escherichia coli bacteria serving ...