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81. Wrinkling and Strain Softening in Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Membranes
Topic: Nanomaterials
Published: 3/26/2010
Authors: Erik K. Hobbie, Daneesh Olivia Simien, Jeffrey A Fagan, JiYeon Huh, Jun Y. Chung, Steven D Hudson, Jan Obrzut, Jack F Douglas, Christopher M Stafford
Abstract: Ultrathin layers of single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) show considerable promise for applications ranging from fuel-cell membranes and biochemical sensors to bioactive films and transparent electrodes. The high conductivity and extreme anisotropy ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904589

82. Methods for TEM analysis of NIST‰s SWCNT SRM
Topic: Nanomaterials
Published: 3/25/2010
Authors: Roy Howard Geiss, Elisabeth Mansfield, Jeffrey A Fagan
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is developing a series of single-walled carbon nanotube, SWCNT, reference materials, RMs, to provide researchers with well characterized materials for their applications. The SWCNT reference m ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905078

83. Compressive stress effect on the radial elastic modulus of oxidized Si nanowires
Topic: Nanomaterials
Published: 3/23/2010
Authors: Gheorghe Stan, Sergiy Krylyuk, Albert Davydov, Robert Francis Cook
Abstract: Detailed understanding and optimal control of the properties of Si nanowires are essential steps in developing Si nanoscale circuitry. In this work, we have investigated mechanical properties of as-grown and oxidized Si nanowires as a function of the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904727

84. Analysis of Au Nanoparticles by Electrospray Differential Mobility Analysis (ES-DMA)
Topic: Nanomaterials
Published: 3/1/2010
Author: Rebecca A Zangmeister
Abstract: This document describes a protocol for size analysis of citrate stabilized gold nanoparticles of nominally 10 nm, 30 nm, and 60 nm sizes using electrospray differential mobility analysis (ES-DMA).  Nanoparticles are centrifuged to remove excess ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=832212

85. In-situ Kinetics Studies on Hydrogenation of Transition Metal (=Ti, Fe) Doped Mg Films
Topic: Nanomaterials
Published: 3/1/2010
Authors: Zhuopeng Tan, Edwin J Heilweil, Leonid A Bendersky
Abstract: In this paper we report on kinetics studies on growth rates of a hydride phase during metal-hydride phase transformation of Mg films doped with transition metals (=Ti, Fe). Infrared imaging of wedge-shaped thin films during hydrogen loading reveals d ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904735

86. Measuring the Size of Nanoparticles Using Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)
Topic: Nanomaterials
Published: 3/1/2010
Authors: John E Bonevich, Wolfgang K. Haller
Abstract: This assay protocol outlines procedures for sample preparation and the determination of mean nanoparticle size (in projection) using transmission electron microscopy (TEM). The projected diameter is the diameter of an equivalent hard uniform sphere s ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=854083

87. Challenges in Continuum Modeling of Intergranular Fracture
Topic: Nanomaterials
Published: 2/11/2010
Authors: Valerie R. Coffman, James P. Sethna
Abstract: Intergranular fracture in polycrystals is often simulated by finite elements coupled to a cohesive-zone model for the interfaces, requiring cohesive laws for grain boundaries as a function of their geometry. We discuss three challenges in understandi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903627

88. Applications of Thermogravimetric Analysis in Quality Control of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Topic: Nanomaterials
Published: 2/1/2010
Authors: Elisabeth Mansfield, Aparna Kar, Stephanie A Hooker
Abstract: Carbon nanotube exhibit a range of chemistries, including mixtures of different nanotube diameters, lengths and chiralities, coupled with various concentrations of metallic and non-nanotube carbon impurities. The performance of a given material for ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903419

89. Laser Patterning of Diamond. Part II. Surface Nondiamond Carbon Formation and its Removal
Topic: Nanomaterials
Published: 12/30/2009
Authors: Daniel A Fischer, John Smedley, Trvini Rao, Cherno Jaye, Jen Bohon
Abstract: As diamond becomes more prevalent for electronic and research applications, methods of patterning diamond will be required. One such method, laser ablation, has been investigated in a related work.1 We report on the formation of surface non-diamond c ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902382

90. Size Measurement of Nanoparticles using Atomic Force Microscopy
Topic: Nanomaterials
Published: 10/1/2009
Authors: Jaroslaw Grobelny, Frank W DelRio, Pradeep Narayanan Namboodiri, Doo-In Kim, Vincent A Hackley, Robert Francis Cook
Abstract: In this assay protocol, procedures for dispersing gold nanoparticles on various surfaces such that they are suitable for imaging and height measurement via intermittent contact mode AFM are first described. The procedures for AFM calibration and ope ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=854085



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