Materials Research

  • Two-Dimensional Graphene/h-BN Heterostructures for Nanoelectronics Student: Nicholas Glavin Faculty: Tim Fisher Sponsor: Air Force Research Laboratory Summary:  Atomically thin two-dimensional materials including graphene and hexagonal-boron nitride are attracting significant interest in the research ...
    Posted Jun 24, 2013, 7:40 PM by Nick Glavin
  • Graphene-Decorated Substrates and Interfacial Properties Student: Anurag Kumar Faculty: Tim Fisher Sponsor: Raytheon Summary: Microwave plasma CVD (MPCVD) growth of graphene and graphene based nanostructures has been developed. Very short growth time makes MPCVD an ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2013, 5:51 AM by Tim Fisher
  • Hierarchical Carbon-Boron Nitride Foam for Thermal Storage Postdoctoral Researcher: Dr. Rajib Paul Faculty: Tim Fisher Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research Summary: A facile microwave chemical treatment was performed for surfacial chemical modification of macroporous carbon ...
    Posted Jun 18, 2013, 12:31 PM by Rajib Paul
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Characterization and Modeling Research

  • Pore-Scale modeling of thermal energy storage materials experiencing pulse heating. Student: Galen Jackson Faculty: Timothy S. FisherSponsor: Air Force Research Laboratory Summary: Rapidly changing surface heat loads on thermal energy storage units require new methods to calculate the temperature ...
    Posted Jul 3, 2013, 10:17 AM by Galen Jackson
  • Microstructure and Transport Modeling of Dense Nanoparticle Assemblies Student: Ishan SrivastavaFaculty: Timothy S. Fisher Sponsor: NSF Scalable Nanomanufacturing Program Summary: A specific class of heterogeneous nanomaterials, viz. dense assemblies and compacts of nanoparticles, are increasingly finding application ...
    Posted Jun 21, 2013, 1:19 PM by Ishan Srivastava
  • Measuring Gas Temperature of a Microwave Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition Reactor by Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering Spectroscopy Student: Alfredo Tuesta Faculty: Tim Fisher, Bob Lucht Sponsor: National Science Foundation Summary: Carbon nanostructures, such as carbon nanotubes and graphitic petals, have widely become the research topic for many ...
    Posted Jun 18, 2013, 10:25 AM by Alfredo Tuesta
  • CNT-Graphene Junction Phonon Transmission Student: Jingjing Shi Faculty: Tim Fisher, Xiulin Ruan Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research Summary: Carbon nanotubes and graphene offer high thermal conductivity, in addition to exceptional functions as ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2013, 5:52 AM by Tim Fisher
  • Thermo-Mechanical Modeling of Carbon Nanotube Arrays for Thermal Interface Applications Student: Sridhar Sadasivam Faculty: Timothy S. Fisher Sponsor: Raytheon/DARPA Nano Thermal Interfaces Program Summary: A growing interest has developed in the past decade on the use of carbon nanotube ...
    Posted Jun 18, 2013, 10:41 AM by Sridhar Sadasivam
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Functional Devices Research

  • Electron Emission from Cx(BN) Graphite Petals Student: Patrick McCarthy Faculty: Tim Fisher Summary: Carbon based nanomaterials have been studied extensively as energy generation devices via thermionic and photoemission characterization of carbon nanotubes, graphene petals, and chemical ...
    Posted Jun 18, 2013, 10:20 AM by Patrick McCarthy
  • Graphene-Based Nanostructures for Electrochemical Energy Storage Student: Guoping Xiong Faculty: Tim Fisher, Ron Reifenberger Sponsor: AFOSR MURI on ‘Nanofabrication of Tunable 3D Nanotube Architectures’ Summary: Small crystalline graphitic petals (GPs), or carbon nanowalls (or nanosheets) containing ...
    Posted Jun 18, 2013, 10:29 AM by Guoping Xiong
  • Carbon-based Nanostructured Surfaces for Enhanced Phase-Change Cooling Student: Arun Selvaraj Kousalya Faculty: Tim Fisher Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research Summary: Phase-change cooling schemes have emerged as a prominent thermal management solution for evolving electronic ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2013, 5:54 AM by Tim Fisher
  • Carbon Nanotube Thermal Interface Materials Student: Stephen Hodson Faculty: Tim Fisher Sponsor: Raytheon Integrated Systems / DARPA ChallengesStrengthen thermal connection between two surfacesMitigate weak bonding at heterogenous interfacesAddress differences in phonon dispersion & density ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2013, 5:56 AM by Tim Fisher
  • Microsupercapacitor Aging with an Electroreflectance Method Student: Kimberly Saviers Faculty: Tim Fisher, Ali Shakouri Sponsor: AFOSRSummary: Supercapacitors bridge the gap between traditional capacitors and batteries in that they can achieve both high power density and ...
    Posted May 4, 2015, 6:31 PM by Tim Fisher
  • Graphitic Petal Nanosheets for Electrochemical Biosensing Student: Kwesi Adarkwa Faculty: Tim Fisher, Marshall Porterfield (ABE) Sponsor: Purdue TRASK Fund Summary: Hybridization of nanoscale metals and carbon nanotubes into composite nanomaterials has produced some of the best ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2013, 5:57 AM by Tim Fisher
  • CNT-based Thermal Interface Materials for High-Temperature Applications Student: Menglong Hao Faculty: Tim Fisher, Tim Sands Sponsor: Department of Energy / General Motors Summary: Thermoelectric Modules (TEM) are being designed to harvest heat at a higher temperature not only ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2013, 5:59 AM by Tim Fisher
  • Flash-Boiling and Desorption from a Mesoporous Carbon Boron Nitride Foam for Rapid Thermal Energy Storage Student: Jeffrey D. Engerer Faculty: Tim Fisher Sponsor: Air Force Research Laboratory Summary: Technological advancement has necessitated innovations in thermal transport to match the increasing power densities resultant of continual ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2013, 5:57 AM by Tim Fisher
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