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    • Particle-Stabilized Emulsions and the Surprising Effects of Particle Charge and Nano-Scale Roughness 

      Behrens, Sven (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-12-10)
      It has been known for more than a century that colloidal particles with the “right” wetting properties can stabilize emulsions, much like surfactants or amphiphilic polymers do. Today, particlestabilized emulsions ...
    • Patent Law and Nanotechnology 

      Woods, Eric (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-08-26)
      From a researcher's perspective, understanding the elements that should be in a patent application and how the patent office evaluates prior art and patentability can be daunting. A basic introduction to the criteria that ...
    • Pathways to Improved Performance of Electrochemical Systems Through an Understanding of Dynamic Materials Processes 

      McDowell, Matthew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-02-09)
      Dynamic materials processes such as phase transformations, corrosion, and nucleation/growth can play key roles during operation of devices for electrochemical energy storage and conversion; often, these processes are not ...
    • Peptide and Protein Nanomaterials: The Design Challenge 

      Conticello, Vincent (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-11-10)
      Structurally defined materials on the nanometer length-scale have been historically the most challenging to rationally construct and the most difficult to structurally analyze. Sequence-specific biomolecules, i.e., proteins ...
    • Plasma Etching at IEN: An Overview of Equipment and Processes 

      Chen, Hang (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-09-10)
      Plasma etching has become one of the most important techniques in IC fabrication. It plays a critical role in creating geometries of extremely small size for highly integrated devices. Plasma etching techniques utilize ...
    • Polymeric Semiconductors: Molecular Ordering, Charge Transport and Macroscale Mobility 

      Reichmanis, Elsa (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-01-28)
      The performance of devices fabricated using polymeric semiconductors depends critically upon alignment of the polymer chains at the nano- through macro-scales. Significant structure-process- property relationships that ...
    • Problem Solving Using Light and Electron Microscopy 

      Brown, Rich (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-03-12)
      Using a combination of microscopical techniques, Rich applies polarized light microscopy (PLM), Fourier transform infrared microspectroscopy, (FTIR), confocal Raman microscopy, (CRM), scanning electron microscopy-energy ...
    • Properties and Technological Applications of Superconducting Nanowire Devices 

      Marchenkov, Alexei (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-10-09)
      The generation of high-frequency current oscillations when a constant voltage is applied across an insulating tunnel gap separating two superconductors was one of the fundamental theoretical predictions made by Brian ...
    • A Realistic View of Commercializing Nanotechnology Within the Chemical and Various Other Industries 

      Kirk, Richard A.; Blevins, Daniel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-02-26)
      Nanotechnology has become "The Word" across all business lines; yet, few understand this new technology and the future impact on their prospective businesses. This talk will provide a framework for understanding nanotechnology ...
    • Religious Reactions to Nanotechnology 

      Toumey, Chris (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09-27)
      There is good reason to believe that nonscientists' views of nanotechnology will be strongly influenced by religious beliefs, and not by public knowledge of the relevant science. If so, it is worth knowing which forms of ...
    • Resonant MEMS 

      Brand, Oliver (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-12-08)
      The presentation discusses resonant MEMS and, in particular, resonant microsensors, in which the measurand affects a characteristic of the resonance behavior of a microstructure, such as its resonance frequency or quality ...
    • The Role of Thermal Transport in Nanotechnology Applications 

      Yee, Shannon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-03-24)
      As devices are miniaturized, thermal transport limits are more routinely halting progress. Microchip heat fluxes are approaching that of the surface of the sun. Needless to say, our ability to manage those heat fluxes ...
    • Scanning Mass Spectrometry (SMS) Probe 

      Kottke, Peter (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04-08)
      Peter Kottke described the SMS probe, a tool currently under development for mass spectrometric imaging of live biological samples in vitro. In order to obtain spatially resolved images of chemical species distributions ...
    • Selective Deposition of Au onto 40-nm Ag Nanocubes with Excellent Plasmonic Properties and Chemical Stability 

      Yang, Yin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-04-08)
      Silver nanocrystals have received considerable attention owing to their fascinating optical properties known as localized surface plasmon resonance for applications in surfaceenhanced Raman scattering (SERS), optical ...
    • Silicon Electrochemical Neurosensor Systems 

      Brown, Richard (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-27)
      Arrays of silicon neurosensors that detect both electrical signals and neurotransmitter levels in human neuron cultures have been fabricated. Neurochemical sensing of dopamine and its metabolites is provided by voltammetry. ...
    • Silicon-Based Resonant Microsensors 

      Brand, Oliver (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-10-21)
      The presentation gives an introduction to resonant microsensors providing a frequency output signal. These sensors generally benefit from an excellent frequency resolution, which is ideally limited only by the length of ...
    • Silos or systems in emerging science domains? The use of environmental, health and safety knowledge by nanotechnology researchers 

      Youtie, Jan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-10-26)
      Environmental, health, and safety (EHS) concerns are receiving considerable attention in the development of nanoscience and nanotechnology (nano) R&D, underscored by the perspective that EHS work should be developed ...
    • Simple Chemistry for Complex Nanomaterials 

      Xia, Younan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-11-13)
      The first documented synthesis of nanocrystals can be traced back to the beautiful work by Michael Faraday in 1856 when he demonstrated the preparation of gold colloids with a ruby color. Ever since, many different methods ...
    • Single-Walled Aluminosilicate Nanotubes: Emerging Materials for Separations and Renewable Energy Technology 

      Kang, Dun-Yen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04-09)
      Synthetic single-walled metal oxide (aluminosilicate) nanotubes (SWNTs) are emerging materials for a number of applications involving molecular transport and adsorption due to their unique pore structure, high surface ...
    • Solar Energy Conversion Using Artificial Atoms, Molecules and Solids 

      Lian, Tianquan (Tim) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-10-15)
      Quantum confined semiconductor nanocrystals have emerged as a new class of light harvesting and charge separation materials in photovoltaic and photocatalyticdevices. Compared with single component quantum dots ...