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Effect of Nanoscale Confinement on the Physical Properties of Polymer Thin Films
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-10-20)
The behavior of polymeric systems confined into thin films is a situation that has numerous practical consequences. One particular application in which the properties of thin polymer films is becoming crucially important ...
Surface modification of paper and cellulose using plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition employing fluorocarbon precursors
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-01-18)
Paper and cellulosic materials hold a good promise of being candidates for flexible packaging materials provided suitable barrier properties such as water repellence and grease resistance are imparted to them. One of the ...
Computational investigations of molecular transport processes in nanotubular and nanocomposite materials
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-02-12)
The unique physical properties of nanomaterials, attributed to the combined effects of their size, shape, and composition, have sparked significant interest in the field of nanotechnology. Fabrication of nanodevices using ...
Sulfur Diffusion Into Softwood Chips
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11-28)
Environmental concerns and cost reduction have been the focus of pretreatment and extended delignification in Kraft pulping for some time now. Previous work has looked at the diffusion of tritiated water into softwood ...
Accelerating development of metal organic framework membranes using atomically detailed simulations
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-15)
A new group of nanoporous materials, metal organic frameworks (MOFs), have emerged as a fascinating alternative to more traditional nanoporous materials for membrane based gas separations. Although hundreds of different ...
First-principles study of palladium-based metal alloys as hydrogen purification membranes
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-11-10)
Hydrogen is a good candidate as a future energy source. Current technologies generate hydrogen from hydrocarbons as mixtures with other species like CO and CO₂. High flux and resistance to contaminants are required for ...