Femtosecond Laser Micromachining of Lithium Niobate
<p> Lithium niobate is an important photonic material that has potential applications in MEMS. Unfortunately, it is difficult to process using conventional methods. This thesis is an exploratory study to determine the viability...
Effective design of stiffeners on industrial ducts
<p> Large ducts are used to carry air and flue gases to and from industrial
processes and can be subjected to a variety of loading conditions. To maintain the
structural integrity of the ducts, stiffeners ...
Effects of Nickel and Copper Particle Size on the Properties of Powder Metal Steels
<p> Powder Metallurgy (P/M) offers a very efficient method to produce high volume, high throughput steel parts. The two most important property issues affecting P/M steels are: (I) possessing high mechanical properties de...
Diffusive Loss of Non-Aqueous Phase Organic Solvents from a Disk Source
<p> Matrix diffusion from planar fractures was studied both mathematically and through physical model experiments. A conceptual model was developed based on previous work by Parker (1994) and Crank (1956). Mathematical models were&...
Characterization and Modeling of a MEMS Micromirror Array for Use in an Adaptive Optics System
<p> In recent years, deformable micromirror arrays have become the focus of several attempts to create cost efficient adaptive optics systems for vision science. Conversely, the Digital Micromirror Device™ (DMD™) has been overlooke...
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