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CONSTRUCTING HYBRID NANOSTRUCTURES OUT OF NOBLE METALS AND SEMICONDUCTORS
Fabrication of complex hybrid nanostructures with tunable properties is desirable to fulfill functional applications in multidisciplinary areas. Manipulation of pre-designed nanostructure building blocks composed of distinct ...
Dielectric studies of Liquid Crystal Nanocomposites and Nanomaterial systems.
Liquid crystals (LCs) have revolutionized the display and communication technologies. Doping of LCs with inorganic nanoparticles such as carbon nanotubes, gold nanoparticles and ferroelectric nanoparticles have garnered ...
Understanding the Relationships Between Architecture, Chemistry, and Energy Release of Energetic Nanocomposites
Energetic nanocomposites are a class of reactive material that incorporate nanosized materials or features in order to enhance reaction kinetics and energy densities. Typically, these systems employ metal nanoparticles as ...
RAPID HEATING AND CHEMICAL SPECIATION CHARACTERIZATION FOR COMBUSTION PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF METALLIZED, NANOSCALE THERMITES AND PVDF BOUND SOLID PROPELLANT COMPOSITIONS
Energetic materials research focuses on performance analysis of cost-effective solid materials which safely, precisely, and efficiently transitions stored chemical potential energy to kinetic energy at a rate throttled ...
Controlled synthesis of carbon nanotubes: from mechanisms to applications
Carbon nanotubes exhibit exceptional properties in many different aspects. However, harnessing those properties in real applications is challenging mainly due to the structural heterogeneity, high impurity contents, and ...