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Brian Bush (Fed)

Research Interests
  • Develop scanning probe experimental techniques and models for extracting nanomechanical parameters of soft materials including visco- and poroelastic modeling of PEG-based hydrogels, mechancial stiffness of carbon based fibers, and the nanomechanical characterization of cancerous mouse mammary tissue as a function of cancer stage.
  • Adhesion, friction, and anti-corrosive capabilities of self-assembled monolayer systems and their nanomechanical properties on silicon substrates.
  • General scanning probe AFM for reference material measurement and calibration.

Publications

Heterogeneity and length scale effects in PEG-based hydrogels

Author(s)
Brian G. Bush, Jenna M. Shapiro, Frank W. DelRio, Robert F. Cook, Michelle L. Oyen
Colloidal-probe spherical indentation load-relaxation experiments are conducted on poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) hydrogel materials to quantify the steady-state

Frictional properties of native and functionalized type I collagen thin films

Author(s)
Koo-hyun Chung, Antony Chen, Christopher Anderton, Kiran Bhadriraju, Anne L. Plant, Brian G. Bush, Robert F. Cook, Frank W. DelRio
Frictional properties of native and fibronectin (FN)-functionalized type I collagen (COL) thin films were studied via atomic force microscopy. The COL lateral
Created May 31, 2018, Updated June 15, 2021