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Anti-Fretting Wear Coating for Substrates
Patent relating to an anti-fretting wear coating for substrates.
Carbon-based electrocatalysts for advanced energy conversion and storage
This article presents a critical review on the recent advances in carbon-based metal-free catalysts for fuel cells and metal-air batteries, and discusses the perspectives and challenges in this rapidly developing field of practical significance.
Centimeter Scale Patterned Growth of Vertically Stacked Few Layer Only 2D MoS₂/WS₂ van der Waals Heterostructure
This article reports the chemical vapor deposition (CVD) growth of large-area (>2 cm²) patterned 2D vdW heterostructures composed of few layer, vertically-stacked molybdenum disulfide and tungsten disulfide.
Controlling the length scale and distribution of the ductile phase in metallic glass composites through friction stir processing
This article demonstrates the refinement and uniform distribution of the crystalline dendritic phase by friction stir processing of titanium based in situ ductile-phase reinforced metallic glass composite.
Discovery via Integration of Experimentation and Modeling: Three Examples for Titanium Alloys
This article uses case studies to describe three examples of critical experiments that have been conducted in an integrated fashion with modeling activities for titanium alloys, providing valuable information in an accelerated manner.
Facile, scalable synthesis of edge-halogenated graphene nanoplatelets as efficient metal-free eletrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction
Article on facile, scalable synthesis of edge-halogenated graphene nanoplatelets as efficient metal-free electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction.
Hybrid boron nitride-natural fiber composites for enhanced thermal conductivity
This article finds that the synergy of natural fiber with hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) could significantly improve thermal conductivity, compared with that solely using hBN.
Impact Resistant Flexible Body Device
Patent relating to an impact resistant device that can be worn as body armor to protect the wearer from high velocity projectiles.
Interfacial structures and energetics of the strengthening precipitate phase in creep-resistant Mg-Nd-based alloys
This article discusses the study of two interfaces– {112}β1/{1100}Mg and {111}β1/{1120}Mg– that are commensurate with β1/hcp-Mg orientation relationship via first principles calculations.
K-shell x-ray-production cross sections in 6C, 8O, 9F, 11Na, 12Mg, and 13Al, by 0.75- to 4.5-MeV protons
Article discussing K-shell x-ray-production cross sections in 6C, 8O, 9F, 11Na, 12Mg, and 13AI, by 0.75- to 4.5-MeV protons.
Laser Machining of Structural Ceramics: An Integrated Experimental and Numerical Approach for Surface Finish
Poster awarded first place in the 2013 UNT Graduate Exhibition in the Engineering category. This poster discusses laser machining of structural ceramics and an integrated experimental and numerical approach for surface finish.
Laser Surface Engineering for Improved Biocompatibility of Orthopedic Biomaterials
Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on laser surface engineering for improved biocompatibility of orthopedic biomaterials.
Metal Hydroxide Derivatives Containing Chemically Bound Organophosphorus or Polyphosphate Species as Flame Retardants
Patent relating to metal hydroxide derivatives containing chemically bound organophosphorus or polyphosphate species as flame retardants.
Method for Removing Contaminants on a Substrate
Patent relating to a method for removing contaminants on a substrate.
Method for using Filed Emitter Arrays in Chemical and Biological Hazard Mitigation and Remediation
Patent relating to a method for using field emitter arrays in chemical and biological hazard mitigation and remediation.
Modified embedded atom method study of the mechanical properties of carbon nanotube reinforced nickel composites
Article on a modified embedded atom method study of the mechanical properties of carbon nanotube reinforced nickel composites.
Oxidation behavior and microstructural decomposition of Ti-6Al-4V and Ti-6Al-4V-1B sheet
This article conducts a direct comparison between the oxidation behavior of Ti-6Al-4V and Ti-6Al-4V + 1B to elucidate whether the addition of boron to Ti-^Al-4V impacts the oxidation behavior.
Plasma Treated Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNTs) for Epoxy Nanocomposites
This article describes the depositing of plasma nanocoating of allylamine on the surfaces of multi-walled carbon nanotubes to provide desirable functionalities and thus to tailor the surface characteristics of multi-walled carbon nanotubes for improved dispersion and interfacial adhesion in epoxy matrices.
Point-by-point compositional analysis for atom probe tomography
This article demonstrates a new alternate approach to data processing for analyses that traditionally employed grid-based counting methods, as demonstrated using an atom-probe analysis of a Ni-based super-alloy.
Preparation and Characterization of Injectable Brushite Filled-Poly (Methyl Methacrylate) Bone Cement
This article discusses the design of an alternative cement system that can better accommodate calcium-phosphate additives while preserving cement rheological properties and performance.
Rapid isothermal annealing of As-, P-, and B-implanted silicon
This article discusses rapid idothermal annealing of As-, P-, and B-implanted silicon.
Rationally designed graphene-nanotube 3D architectures with a seamless nodal junction for efficient energy conversion and storage
This article discusses the development of a strategy of creating 3D graphene-carbon nanotube hollow fibers with radially aligned CNTs (RACNTs) seamless sheathed by a cylindrical graphene layer through a one-step chemical vapor deposition using an anodized aluminum wire template.
Revisiting (Some of) the Lasting Impacts of the Liberty Ships via a Metallurgical Analysis of Rivets from the SS "John W. Brown"
This article examines a rivet from the SS "John W. Brown", which was assembled in Baltimore, Maryland, and launched in September 1942. Classical metallurgical analysis of a rivet from the original 1942 vessel is compared with modern rivets used during its restoration.
Robust self-cleaning and micromanipulation capabilities of gecko spatulae and their bio-mimics
This article reports a unique self-cleaning mechanism possessed by the nano-pads of gecko spatulae.
Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Observation of Phonon Condensate
This article discusses results showing that the effective radius of these phonon quasi-bound states, the real-space distribution of phonon standing wave amplitudes, the scattering phase shifts, and the nonlinear intermode coupling strongly depend on the presence of defect-induced scattering resonance.
Slurry erosion of thermal spray coatings: Effect of sand concentration
This paper from the Malaysian International Tribology Conference 2013 conference proceedings discusses using Ni based thermal spray coatings deposited on a commonly used hydroturbine steel.
Solid Lubricating, Hard and Fracture Resistant Composites for Surface Engineering Applications
Patent relating to solid lubricating, hard and fracture resistant composites for surface engineering applications.
Spontaneous coordinated activity in cultured networks: analysis of multiple ignition sites, primary circuits, and burst phase delay distributions
This article discusses an analysis of multiple ignition sites, primary circuits, and burst phase delay distributions.
Temperature-dependent structural heterogeneity in calcium silicate liquids
This article discusses temperature-dependent structural heterogeneity in calcium silicate liquids.
Thermal annealing behavior of an oxide layer under silicon
This article discusses the thermal annealing behavior of an oxide layer under silicon.
Three-Dimensional Carbon Nanostructures for Advanced Lithium-Ion Batteries
This review contains the authors' recent progress on the design and fabrication of 3D carbon nanostructures, their performance in Li-ion batteries (LIBs), and their implementation into large-scale, lightweight, and flexible LIBs.
Tungsten Carbide and Possible Military Applications
Poster presentation for the 2011 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing tungsten carbide and possible military applications.
UV-induced modification of fused silica: Insights from ReaxFF-based molecular dynamics simulations
This article discusses molecular dynamics simulations performed to present evidence that silica structure in both short and medium ranges is directly modified by UV-induced defects.