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  1. doi Double Dirac cones in triangular-lattice metamaterials
    Kazuaki Sakoda
    Photonic Materials Unit, National Institute for Materials Science, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0044, Japan
    Opt Express 20:9925-39. 2012
  2. doi Tuning of superconducting niobium nitride terahertz metamaterials
    Jingbo Wu
    Research Institute of Superconductor Electronics, School of Electronic Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China
    Opt Express 19:12021-6. 2011
  3. ncbi The potential environmental impact of engineered nanomaterials
    Vicki L Colvin
    Department of Chemistry, Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology, MS 60 6100 Main Street, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
    Nat Biotechnol 21:1166-70. 2003
  4. ncbi Polymer-assisted deposition of metal-oxide films
    Q X Jia
    Superconductivity Technology Center, Division of Materials Science and Technology, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545, USA
    Nat Mater 3:529-32. 2004
  5. ncbi Contact-damage-resistant ceramic/single-wall carbon nanotubes and ceramic/graphite composites
    Xiaotong Wang
    Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 3136, USA
    Nat Mater 3:539-44. 2004
  6. ncbi Self-assembled single-crystal ferromagnetic iron nanowires formed by decomposition
    L Mohaddes-Ardabili
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    Nat Mater 3:533-8. 2004
  7. ncbi Electrochemical epitaxial polymerization of single-molecular wires
    Hiroshi Sakaguchi
    Research Institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University, Johoku, Hamamatsu 432 8011, Japan
    Nat Mater 3:551-7. 2004
  8. ncbi ZnO nanocrystals synthesized by physical vapor deposition
    Hansoo Kim
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 4:275-8. 2004
  9. ncbi Crystallographic alignment of high-density gallium nitride nanowire arrays
    Tevye Kuykendall
    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nat Mater 3:524-8. 2004
  10. ncbi A two-step sol-gel method for synthesis of nanoporous TiO2
    I Kartini
    Nanomaterials Centre, School of Engineering, University of Queensland, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 4:270-4. 2004

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  1. doi Double Dirac cones in triangular-lattice metamaterials
    Kazuaki Sakoda
    Photonic Materials Unit, National Institute for Materials Science, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0044, Japan
    Opt Express 20:9925-39. 2012
    ..To the best of the author's knowledge, this is the first prediction of the presence of a double Dirac cone in metamaterials...
  2. doi Tuning of superconducting niobium nitride terahertz metamaterials
    Jingbo Wu
    Research Institute of Superconductor Electronics, School of Electronic Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China
    Opt Express 19:12021-6. 2011
    ..We have found that, as the resonance frequency approaches f(g), the relative tuning range of MMs is quite wide (30%). We attribute this observation to the large change of kinetic inductance of superconducting film...
  3. ncbi The potential environmental impact of engineered nanomaterials
    Vicki L Colvin
    Department of Chemistry, Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology, MS 60 6100 Main Street, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
    Nat Biotechnol 21:1166-70. 2003
    ..To date, few studies have investigated the toxicological and environmental effects of direct and indirect exposure to nanomaterials and no clear guidelines exist to quantify these effects...
  4. ncbi Polymer-assisted deposition of metal-oxide films
    Q X Jia
    Superconductivity Technology Center, Division of Materials Science and Technology, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545, USA
    Nat Mater 3:529-32. 2004
    ..The latter feature makes it possible to grow simple and complex crack-free epitaxial metal-oxides...
  5. ncbi Contact-damage-resistant ceramic/single-wall carbon nanotubes and ceramic/graphite composites
    Xiaotong Wang
    Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 3136, USA
    Nat Mater 3:539-44. 2004
    ..These composites may find use in engineering and biomedical applications where contact loading is important...
  6. ncbi Self-assembled single-crystal ferromagnetic iron nanowires formed by decomposition
    L Mohaddes-Ardabili
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    Nat Mater 3:533-8. 2004
    ..The high magnetization and sizable coercivity of the nanowires make them desirable for high-density data storage and other magnetic-device applications...
  7. ncbi Electrochemical epitaxial polymerization of single-molecular wires
    Hiroshi Sakaguchi
    Research Institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University, Johoku, Hamamatsu 432 8011, Japan
    Nat Mater 3:551-7. 2004
    ..The results may also open the door to mass-production of molecular-scale devices based on conjugated polymers...
  8. ncbi ZnO nanocrystals synthesized by physical vapor deposition
    Hansoo Kim
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 4:275-8. 2004
    ..The values for the thickness of ZnO sheets are scattered, averaging 100 nm. The tetrapods may have a different number of projections radiating from one central node...
  9. ncbi Crystallographic alignment of high-density gallium nitride nanowire arrays
    Tevye Kuykendall
    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nat Mater 3:524-8. 2004
    ..The MOCVD process is entirely compatible with the current GaN thin-film technology, which would lead to easy scale-up and device integration...
  10. ncbi A two-step sol-gel method for synthesis of nanoporous TiO2
    I Kartini
    Nanomaterials Centre, School of Engineering, University of Queensland, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 4:270-4. 2004
    ..8 m2/g) and large pore volume (0.17 cm3/g) with uniform mesopores. These materials are envisaged to be used as precursors for mesoporous titania films as a wide band gap semiconductor in dye-sensitized nanocrystalline TiO2 solar cells...
  11. ncbi Dip-pen nanolithography with poly(diallyl dimethyl ammonium) chloride
    Bumsu Kim
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 4:221-5. 2004
    ..At the same scan rate, widths and heights of patterning decreased with increasing PDAC molecular weight. The dependence of line width on inverse writing speed was found to be consistent with a modified diffusion model...
  12. ncbi A possible route to large-scale production of SWNTs through a combination of the substrate and floating catalyst methods
    M Endo
    Faculty of Engineering, Shinshu University, 4 17 1 Wakasato, Nagano shi, 380 8553, Japan
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 4:132-5. 2004
    ..The SWNTs obtained by this method exhibit large variations of texture (isolated tubes and bundles) and a wide range of diameters (0.4-4 nm)...
  13. ncbi Biphasic calcium phosphate nanocomposite porous scaffolds for load-bearing bone tissue engineering
    Hassna R R Ramay
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Biomaterials 25:5171-80. 2004
    ..8 +/- 0.3 MPa, comparable to the high-end value (2-10 MPa) of cancellous bone. The toughness of the scaffold increased from 1.00+/-0.04 to 1.72+/-0.02 kN/m, as the concentration of HA nanofibers increased from 0 to 5 wt %...
  14. ncbi Self-assembly of a silica-surfactant nanocomposite in a porous alumina membrane
    Akira Yamaguchi
    Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Nat Mater 3:337-41. 2004
    ..Our proposed membrane system has a potential use not only for separation science, but also catalysis and chip technologies...
  15. ncbi Processing, annealing and sterilisation of poly-L-lactide
    N A Weir
    School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Queen s University Belfast, Ashby Building, Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5AH, UK
    Biomaterials 25:3939-49. 2004
    ..The results from this investigation suggest that PLLA is sensitive to processing and sterilisation, altering properties critical to its degradation rate...
  16. ncbi Feasibility of knitted carbon/PEEK composites for orthopedic bone plates
    K Fujihara
    Division of Bioengineering, The National University of Singapore, 9 Engineering Drive 1, Singapore 117576, Singapore
    Biomaterials 25:3877-85. 2004
    ..2mm thickness can be suitable for forearm or humerus treatment especially when damaged bones need higher deformation to encourage bone ossification...
  17. ncbi Bioresorbable composite bone paste using polysaccharide based nano hydroxyapatite
    R Murugan
    Nanobioengineering Laboratory, Division of Bioengineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NUS Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative, National University of Singapore, 9 Engineering Drive 1, Singapore 117576, Singapore
    Biomaterials 25:3829-35. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that the HA/chitosan composites may have a great impact on human health care systems as bioresorbable bone substitute...
  18. ncbi Fabrication of low temperature macroporous hydroxyapatite scaffolds by foaming and hydrolysis of an alpha-TCP paste
    A Almirall
    Biomaterials Division, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, Biomedical Engineering Research Centre, Technical University of Catalonia UPC, Av Diagonal 647, E08028 Barcelona, Spain
    Biomaterials 25:3671-80. 2004
    ..It was shown that it was possible to control the porosity, and pore size and shape by different processing parameters such as the liquid-to-powder ratio, the concentration of the H2O2 solution and the particle size of the powder...
  19. ncbi Encapsulation and exfoliation of inorganic lamellar fillers into polycaprolactone by electrospinning
    Valentina Romeo
    Chemical and Food Engineering Department, Salerno University, Via Don Melillo, 84084, Fisciano Sa Italy
    Biomacromolecules 8:3147-52. 2007
    ..The structural parameters, such as degradation temperature and crystallinity, were investigated for all the samples and correlated with the electrospinning process...
  20. ncbi Nanoceramic composites: tough to test
    Brian W Sheldon
    Nat Mater 3:505-6. 2004
  21. ncbi Subwavelength-scale tailoring of surface phonon polaritons by focused ion-beam implantation
    N Ocelic
    Nano Photonics Group, Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, 82152 Martinsried, Germany
    Nat Mater 3:606-9. 2004
    ..The near-field images also demonstrate nanometre-scale resolved infrared mapping of crystal quality useful in semiconductor processing or crystal growth...
  22. ncbi Near net-shape fabrication of hydroxyapatite glass composites
    Qingshan Zhu
    Multiphase Reaction Lab, Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, PO Box 353, Beijing 100080, People s Republic of China
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 15:1187-91. 2004
    ..1%. Preliminary mechanical tests showed that the fracture strength and toughness of the infiltrated HA/glass composite are comparable with dense HA...
  23. ncbi Photomechanical actuation in polymer-nanotube composites
    Samit V Ahir
    Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 0HE, UK
    Nat Mater 4:491-5. 2005
    ..It is thought that no other materials can display this continuously reversible response of so large a magnitude, making rubber nanocomposites important for actuator applications...
  24. ncbi Preparation of gamma-PGA/chitosan composite tissue engineering matrices
    Chien Yang Hsieh
    Department of Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei 10617, Taiwan, ROC
    Biomaterials 26:5617-23. 2005
    ..In summary, the gamma-PGA/chitosan composite matrices, due to their better hydrophilic, cytocompatible, and mechanical properties, are very promising biomaterials for tissue engineering applications...
  25. ncbi Fabrication of implantable microelectrode arrays by laser cutting of silicone rubber and platinum foil
    M Schuettler
    Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering, University College London, Implanted Devices Group, Malet Place Engineering Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Neural Eng 2:S121-8. 2005
    ..The method does not require expensive clean room facilities and offers an extremely short design-to-prototype time of below 1 day. First prototypes demonstrate a minimal achievable feature size of about 30 microm...
  26. ncbi Control of cellular organization in three dimensions using a microfabricated polydimethylsiloxane-collagen composite tissue scaffold
    James J Norman
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Tissue Eng 11:378-86. 2005
    ..2 degrees in controls. The morphology of the cells was also affected by the PDMS scaffold. The nuclei were longer (1.25x) and thinner (0.75x) than in control gels; however, no changes in diameter of the cells in the z direction were seen...
  27. ncbi Preparation and characterization of porous beta-tricalcium phosphate/collagen composites with an integrated structure
    Chao Zou
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    Biomaterials 26:5276-84. 2005
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  28. ncbi Free-form fabrication and micro-CT characterization of poly-epsilon-caprolactone tissue scaffolds
    Andrew L Darling
    Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics Department, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 24:78-83. 2005
  29. ncbi Guided bone regeneration membrane made of polycaprolactone/calcium carbonate composite nano-fibers
    K Fujihara
    Division of Bioengineering, National University of Singapore, 9 Engineering Drive 1, Singapore 117576
    Biomaterials 26:4139-47. 2005
    ..Because of good cell attachment manner, there is a potential to utilize PCL/CaCO3 composite nano-fibers to GBR membranes...
  30. ncbi Effect of glass composition on the degradation properties and ion release characteristics of phosphate glass--polycaprolactone composites
    Roopa L Prabhakar
    Division of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, 256 Gray s Inn Road, London WC1X 8LD, UK
    Biomaterials 26:2209-18. 2005
    ..To summarise, these results show that by combining phosphate glasses with biodegradable polymer, it is possible to create composites whose rate of degradation can be controlled to meet the needs of their end application...
  31. ncbi A composite coating by electrolysis-induced collagen self-assembly and calcium phosphate mineralization
    Yuwei Fan
    Department of Materials Engineering, The University of British Columbia, 309 6350 Stores Road, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Biomaterials 26:1623-32. 2005
    ..The results not only provide a novel bioactive coating for biomedical implants, but also establish a new experimental protocol for studying biomineralization mechanisms of collagen based biological tissues...
  32. ncbi Acetylcholinesterase-based biosensor electrodes for organophosphate pesticide detection. I. Modification of carbon surface for immobilization of acetylcholinesterase
    A Vakurov
    School of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Biosens Bioelectron 20:1118-25. 2004
    ..The detection limit of the biosensors produced by non-covalent immobilization of acetylcholinesterase onto polyethyleneimine modified carbon electrodes was found to be about 10(-10) M for the organophosphate pesticide dichlorvos...
  33. ncbi Preparation and characterization of macroporous chitosan/wollastonite composite scaffolds for tissue engineering
    Li Zhao
    Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Research Center, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1295 Dingxi Road, Shanghai 200050, P R China
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 15:625-9. 2004
    ..The macroporous chitosan/wollastonite scaffolds may be a potential candidate for application in tissue engineering...
  34. ncbi The effect of hot pressing on the physical properties of glass reinforced hydroxyapatite
    G Georgiou
    Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, London, WC1X 8LD, UK
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 15:705-10. 2004
    ..It must be brought to attention that densification of hot pressed HA and GR-HA composites is reached at a lower temperature compared to a previous study on the same materials that have undergone pressureless sintering...
  35. ncbi Mechanical and biological properties of hydroxyapatite reinforced with 40 vol. % titanium particles for use as hard tissue replacement
    Chenglin Chu
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing 210018, China
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 15:665-70. 2004
    ..Ti composite has excellent biocompatibility and could integrate with bone. In the early stage after the implantation of the samples, the osteointegration ability of the composite is better than that of pure titanium...
  36. ncbi Effect of filling on the compressibility of carbon nanotubes: predictions from molecular dynamics simulations
    Heather Trotter
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 5:536-41. 2005
    ..The mechanical response of the nanowire filled CNT is remarkably similar to the response of the similarly sized multiwalled CNT...
  37. ncbi Manufacturing of an absorbing filter controlled with a broadband optical monitoring
    Bruno Badoil
    Laboratoire Institut Fresnel, Universite Paul Cezanne, 13388 Marseille cedex 20, France
    Opt Express 16:12008-17. 2008
    ..This method has potential for thin metallic layers coatings. We then describe layer after layer the strategy for the control and manufacturing of a filter with given colorimetric properties...
  38. ncbi Structure and growth mechanism study of Wurtzite CdSe nanorods grown by solvothermal techniques
    U Pal
    Instituto de Fisica, Universidad Autonoma de Puebla, Apdo Postal J 48, Puebla, Pue 72570, Mexico
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 5:609-14. 2005
    ..The size, shape and strain structures in the nanorods are defined by their growth mechanism...
  39. ncbi Formation of carbon nanotubes without iron inclusion and their alignment through ferrocene and ferrocene-ethylene pyrolysis
    Kalpana Awasthi
    Department of Physics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 3:540-4. 2003
    ..These carbon nanotubes have been found to have an outer diameter between approximately 20 and 60 nm and lengths between approximately 15 and 20 microns...
  40. ncbi Enhanced mechanical properties of polyacrylonitrile/multiwall carbon nanotube composite fibers
    M C Weisenberger
    University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research, Lexington, Kentucky 40511, USA
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 3:535-9. 2003
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  41. ncbi Synthesis of bioactive organic-inorganic nanohybrid for bone repair through sol-gel processing
    Toshiki Miyazaki
    Graduate School of Life Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Fukuoka 808 0196, Japan
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 3:511-5. 2003
    ..Such nanohybrids have potential as novel bone substitutes with both high bioactivity and high flexibility...
  42. ncbi Altered responses of chondrocytes to nanophase PLGA/nanophase titania composites
    Jennifer K Savaiano
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University, 1296 Potter Eng Building, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1296, USA
    Biomaterials 25:1205-13. 2004
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  43. ncbi Novel biodegradable films and scaffolds of chitosan blended with poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)
    Wenling Cao
    Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, State Key Laboratory of Biomembrane and Membrane Biotechnology, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
    J Biomater Sci Polym Ed 16:1379-94. 2005
    ..These advantageous properties indicate that the blended chitosan/PHB material is promising for tissue engineering applications...
  44. ncbi Nanostructured artificial nacre
    Zhiyong Tang
    Department of Chemistry, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078, USA
    Nat Mater 2:413-8. 2003
    ..Structural and functional resemblance makes clay- polyelectrolyte multilayers a close replica of natural biocomposites. Their nanoscale nature enables elucidation of molecular processes occurring under stress...
  45. ncbi Mechanical and magnetic properties of nickel-dispersed tetragonal zirconia nanocomposites
    H Kondo
    Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, 8 1 Mihogaoka, Ibaraki, Osaka 567 0047, Japan
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 2:485-90. 2002
    ..A new function arising from magnetomechanical effects of metallic Ni is also discussed for the present nanocomposites...
  46. ncbi Mechanical properties of glass-ceramic A-W-polyethylene composites: effect of filler content and particle size
    J A Juhasz
    Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3QZ, UK
    Biomaterials 25:949-55. 2004
    ..A transition in fracture behaviour from ductile to brittle behaviour was observed in samples containing between 30 and 40 vol% filler...
  47. ncbi Preparation and characterization of biodegradable chitosan/hydroxyapatite nanocomposite rods via in situ hybridization: a potential material as internal fixation of bone fracture
    Qiaoling Hu
    Institute of Polymer Composites, Zhejiang University, 310027 Hangzhou, People s Republic of China
    Biomaterials 25:779-85. 2004
    ..The phenomenon can be predicted with the fit exponential function according the data measured...
  48. ncbi Preparation of hydroxyapatite-gelatin nanocomposite
    Myung Chul Chang
    MDRCBB, School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota, 16 280 Moos Tower, 515 Delaware S E Minneapolis, MN 55455 0329, USA
    Biomaterials 24:2853-62. 2003
    ..This in turn will lead to the creation of a large number of tiny nanocrystals at this higher GEL concentration...
  49. ncbi A reversible copper extrusion-insertion electrode for rechargeable Li batteries
    M Morcrette
    LRCS, Universite de Picardie Jules Verne, 33 rue Saint Leu, 80039, Amiens, France
    Nat Mater 2:755-61. 2003
    ..Fully reversible displacement reactions could provide a new direction for developing an alternative class of higher energy density Li storage electrodes...
  50. ncbi Nanostructured Ti-based multi-component alloys with potential for biomedical applications
    G He
    IFW Dresden, Institut für Metallische Werkstoffe, Postfach 270016, Dresden D 01171, Germany
    Biomaterials 24:5115-20. 2003
    ..The combination of high strength and low elastic modulus offers potential advantages in biomedical applications...
  51. ncbi Study on physical properties and nerve cell affinity of composite films from chitosan and gelatin solutions
    Mingyu Cheng
    Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, State Key Laboratory of Biomembrane and Membrane Biotechnology, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
    Biomaterials 24:2871-80. 2003
    ..The results suggest that the soft and elastic complex of chitosan and gelatin, which has better nerve cell affinity compared to chitosan, is a promising candidate biomaterial for nerve regeneration...
  52. ncbi Tensile properties, tension-tension fatigue and biological response of polyetheretherketone-hydroxyapatite composites for load-bearing orthopedic implants
    M S Abu Bakar
    Biomedical Engineering Research Center, Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    Biomaterials 24:2245-50. 2003
    ..The biological responses of PEEK-HA composites carried out in vivo verified the biocompatibility and bioactive nature of the composite materials...
  53. ncbi Biodegradable polylactide/montmorillonite nanocomposites
    Suprakas Sinha Ray
    Advanced Polymeric Materials Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya 468 8511, Japan
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 3:503-10. 2003
    ..All nanocomposites exhibited significant improvement in crystallization behavior, mechanical properties, flexural properties, heat distortion temperature, and O2 gas permeability when compared with pure PLA...
  54. ncbi Microstructure and mechanical properties of plasma sprayed HA/YSZ/Ti-6Al-4V composite coatings
    K A Khor
    School of Mechanical and Production Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Ave, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    Biomaterials 25:4009-17. 2004
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  55. ncbi Wear performance of ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene/quartz composites
    X L Xie
    Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Biomaterials 24:1889-96. 2003
    ..At about 0.5phr organsiloxane while the degree of crystallinity of the composite is at the peak value of 57%, the mechanical properties and the wear resistance of UHMWPE/quartz composites reaches their maximum...
  56. ncbi Injectable self-curing bioactive acrylic-glass composites charged with specific anti-inflammatory/analgesic agent
    J A Mendez
    Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnologi a de Poli meros, CSIC, Macromolecular Chemistry, c Juan de la Cierva, 3 28006, Madrid, Spain
    Biomaterials 25:2381-92. 2004
    ..The response to cements prepared with bioactive glasses and fosfosal showed a mild inflammatory reaction with the formation of the typical fibrous capsule around the implanted material...
  57. ncbi Preparation and characteristics of hybrid scaffolds composed of beta-chitin and collagen
    Sang Bong Lee
    School of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, Hanyang University, Haengdang dong, Seungdong ku, Seoul 133 791, South Korea
    Biomaterials 25:2309-17. 2004
    ..After 14 days, the fibroblasts showed a good affinity to and proliferation on all collagen-coated chitins...
  58. ncbi Physical and biological evaluations of sintered hydroxyapatite/silicone composite with covalent bonding for a percutaneous implant material
    Tsutomu Furuzono
    Department of Bioengineering, National Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, 5 7 1 Fujishiro dai, Suita, Osaka 565 8565, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 65:217-26. 2003
    ..HA-particle coating on silicone with covalent linkage gave the inert surface bioactivity. The HA composite thus effectively prevents germ infection percutaneously...
  59. ncbi Novel polyphosphazene-hydroxyapatite composites as biomaterials
    A M Ambrosio
    Pennsylvania State University, USA
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 22:18-26. 2003
  60. ncbi Studies of the optical properties of metal-pliable polymer composite materials
    Kathleen S Giesfeldt
    Department of Chemistry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 1600, USA
    Appl Spectrosc 57:1346-52. 2003
    ..Sample Raman spectral data collected with the composite as a SERS substrate are included. A practical technological characteristic of these composite materials arises from their potential to be molded into functional devices...
  61. ncbi Nanoindentation properties of compression-moulded ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene
    S P Ho
    Department of Preventative and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 217:357-66. 2003
    ..Additionally, it was concluded that the nanomechanical response of material with higher percentage crystallinity (67 per cent) was predominantly determined by the crystalline regions within the semi-crystalline UHMWPE nanostructure...
  62. ncbi SEM-EDS analysis and discrimination of forensic soil
    Salih Cengiz
    Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Forensic Sci Int 141:33-7. 2004
    ..It also includes the detection of such manufactured materials such as ions from synthetic fertilizers and from different environments (e.g...
  63. doi LCA comparison of container systems in municipal solid waste management
    Jesús Rives
    SosteniPrA UAB IRTA, Institute of Environmental Science and Technology ICTA, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona UAB, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    Waste Manag 30:949-57. 2010
    ..factors such as the volume of the containers, from small bins of 60-80l to containers of 2400l, and on the manufactured materials, steel and high-density polyethylene (HDPE)...
  64. doi Nanotechnology: the coming revolution and its implications for consumers, clinicians, and informatics
    Nancy Staggers
    Informatics Program, College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Nurs Outlook 56:268-74. 2008
    Nanotechnology promises to revolutionize manufactured materials as we know them, creating a vast array of new products, drug delivery devices, and monitoring mechanisms. The promise of these products and devices is tremendous...
  65. doi Nanofiber applications for burn care
    Michael Hromadka
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:695-703. 2008
    Nanotechnology is a growing field of manufactured materials with sizes less than 1 mum, and it is particularly useful in the field of medicine because these applications replicate components of a cell's in vivo environment...
  66. ncbi In vitro versus in vivo concordance: a case study of the replacement of an animal potency test with an immunochemical assay
    T Schofield
    Merck Research Laboratories, West Point, PA 19486, USA
    Dev Biol (Basel) 111:299-304. 2002
    ..Based on measurements made on manufactured materials, combined with experiments contrived to yield a wide range of reactivity in the two assays, concordance ..
  67. ncbi Quantification of allergenic urushiols in extracts of Ginkgo biloba leaves, in simple one-step extracts and refined manufactured material (EGb 761)
    Karl Schötz
    Dr Willmar Schwabe Arzneimittel, Phytochemical Department, Willmar Schwabe Str 4, D 76227 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Phytochem Anal 15:1-8. 2004
    ..available for the identification and quantification of these allergens at extremely low levels in refined manufactured materials. GC-MS analysis of samples collected at various stages during the production process of a standardised ..
  68. ncbi Visual field magnification and touch perception when exploring surfaces with the index finger and a rigid instrument
    David Gonzalez
    University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Hum Factors 49:679-87. 2007
    ..The aim of this project was to compare texture discrimination when both touch and vision were perturbed...
  69. ncbi Bone engineering: combining smart biomaterials and the application of stem cells
    Sarah Lechner
    University of Munich, Klinikum Starnberg Teaching Hospital, Department of Surgery, Starnberg, Germany
    Artif Organs 30:770-4. 2006
    ..model, using bone marrow and peripheral blood-derived murine progenitor cells as well as industrially manufactured materials generating composite grafts...
  70. ncbi ATR-FTIR spectroscopy as a way to identify natural protein-based materials, tortoiseshell and horn, from their protein-based imitation, galalith
    Céline Paris
    Laboratoire de Dynamique, Interaction et Réactivité, CNRS UPMC 2 rue Henri Dunant, F 94320 Thiais, France
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 62:532-8. 2005
    ..This differentiation is applicable to both raw and manufactured materials. Then, we applied our models to identify what unknown object was made of.
  71. doi A new class of electrically tunable metamaterial terahertz modulators
    Rusen Yan
    Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Opt Express 20:28664-71. 2012
    ....
  72. doi Mechanical characterization of injection-molded macro porous bioceramic bone scaffolds
    Juan Vivanco
    Materials Science Program, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 9:137-52. 2012
    ..These findings support the development of clinically successful bioceramic scaffolds that may stimulate bone regeneration and scaffold integration while providing structural integrity...
  73. doi Transient wave propagation in the ring stiffened laminated composite cylindrical shells using the method of reverberation ray matrix
    Chun Chuan Liu
    P O Box 423, School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150001, People s Republic of China
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:770-80. 2013
    ..Furthermore, the influences of the ring stiffener number and impact load types on the early short time transient responses of the ring stiffened laminated cylindrical shells are also investigated...
  74. doi Ecotoxicity test methods for engineered nanomaterials: practical experiences and recommendations from the bench
    Richard D Handy
    Ecotoxicology Research and Innovation Centre, School of Biomedical and Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    Environ Toxicol Chem 31:15-31. 2012
    ..The existing bioaccumulation tests are conceptually flawed and require considerable modification, or a new test, to work for ENMs. Overall, most methodologies need some amendments, and recommendations are made to assist researchers...
  75. ncbi Giant topological insulator gap in graphene with 5d adatoms
    Jun Hu
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Phys Rev Lett 109:266801. 2012
    ..Realizing this potential will likely be facilitated by the discovery of new, easily manufactured materials in this class...
  76. doi Cellular effects of manufactured nanoparticles: effect of adsorption ability of nanoparticles
    Masanori Horie
    Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    Arch Toxicol 87:771-81. 2013
    ..The flow field-flow fractionation method is one of the efficient techniques for determining proteins on the surface of nanoparticles. The cellular effects caused by nanoparticles should be carefully considered...
  77. doi Luminescence properties, crystal structure and LED package of potential blue-emitting phosphors--Ca2BN2F:Eu2+
    Yi Chen Chiu
    Material and Chemical Research Laboratories, ITRI, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan
    Opt Express 20:27361-6. 2012
    ..The preliminary data demonstrate that the novel blue-emitting phosphor exhibits the potential to be an n-UV convertible phosphor...
  78. ncbi Diabetic peripheral neuropathy: how reliable is a homemade 1-g monofilament for screening?
    Matthew E Bourcier
    Strelitz Diabetes Institutes, Department of Internal Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA
    J Fam Pract 55:505-8. 2006
  79. ncbi Nanotechnology: the next big thing, or much ado about nothing?
    Andrew D Maynard
    Chief Science Advisor, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC 20004 30275, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 51:1-12. 2007
    ..However, with foresight, sound science and strategic research, we have the opportunity to ensure that emerging nanotechnologies are as safe as possible, while reaching their full potential...
  80. ncbi A new elastic-wave-based imaging method for scanning the defects inside the structure
    Jian Hua Tong
    Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, HungKung University, Taichung 433, Taiwan, ROC
    IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 54:128-37. 2007
    ..Both the results from the numerical simulations and the experimental tests indicate that this elastic-wave-based method exhibits high potential in inspecting the defects of in-situ concrete structures by imaging...
  81. ncbi Cleaning the medical electronic environment: how you can contribute
    David A Stiles
    Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, CA, USA
    Biomed Instrum Technol 41:453-4. 2007
  82. ncbi Perfectly matched layer absorption boundary condition in planewave based transfer-scattering matrix method for photonic crystal device simulation
    Ming Li
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Opt Express 16:11548-54. 2008
    ..The mode profile of one dimensional dielectric waveguide and the optical properties of sub-wavelength aluminum grating with semi-infinite substrate are studied to illustrate the accuracy and power of this approach...
  83. ncbi Protection from physical noxae
    N Y Schurer
    Department of Dermatology, Human Sciences, University of Osnabruck, Osnabruck, Germany
    Curr Probl Dermatol 34:98-110. 2007
    ..On the one hand, the literature reveals epidemiological studies and case reports and on the other hand murine studies. The combination of both views may permit new insights into the pathogenic mechanisms of PICD and its prevention...
  84. ncbi SAW parameters on Y-cut langasite structured materials
    Derek Puccio
    School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816 2450, USA
    IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 54:1873-81. 2007
    ..Detailed descriptions of the SAW parameter extraction techniques are given. A discussion of the results is provided, including a comparison of extracted parameters and an overview of possible SAW applications...
  85. ncbi Hypersensitivity pneumonitis in a hardwood processing plant related to heavy mold exposure
    Marc Veillette
    Institut de cardiologie et de pneumologie de l Université Laval, Unite de Recherche, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:301-7. 2006
    ..This rate is much higher than what is commonly seen in other environments associated with HP. The drying process is suspected of being responsible for the massive Paecilomyces contamination likely responsible for the HP...
  86. ncbi An efficient way to reduce losses of left-handed metamaterials
    Jiangfeng Zhou
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Opt Express 16:11147-52. 2008
    ..Increasing the effective inductance to capacitance ratio, L/C, reduces the losses and the figure of merit can increase substantially, especially at THz frequencies and in the optical regime...
  87. ncbi Sub-diffraction-limited interference photolithography with metamaterials
    Ting Xu
    State Key Laboratory of Optical Technologies for Microfabrication, Institute of Optics and Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, PO Box 350, Chengdu 610209, China
    Opt Express 16:13579-84. 2008
    ..Rigorous coupled wave analysis shows that with 442nm exposure light, one-dimensional periodical structures with 40nm features can be patterned. This technique provides an alternative method to fabricate large-area nanostructures...
  88. doi Minimal analytical characterization of engineered nanomaterials needed for hazard assessment in biological matrices
    Hans Bouwmeester
    RIKILT Institute of Food Safety, Wageningen UR, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Nanotoxicology 5:1-11. 2011
    ..In addition, increased effort is needed to develop and validate analytical methods to determine these metrics in a complex matrix...
  89. ncbi Documentation of a heroin manufacturing process in Afghanistan
    U Zerell
    Federal Criminal Police Office, Wiesbaden, Germany
    Bull Narc 57:11-31. 2005
    ..The present article demonstrates that this kind of heroin can be produced in Afghanistan...
  90. doi N-nitrosamines are associated with shorter telomere length
    Huiqi Li
    Section of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 37:316-24. 2011
    ..Aiming to examine the relationship between DNA-damaging agents and average telomere length in peripheral blood, we conducted a cross-sectional study among 157 workers working in the rubber industry in Sweden...
  91. doi Large positive and negative lateral shifts near pseudo-Brewster dip on reflection from a chiral metamaterial slab
    Y Y Huang
    Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Thin Films, Department of Physics, Soochow University, Suzhou, China
    Opt Express 19:1310-23. 2011
    ..The validity of the stationary-phase analysis is demonstrated by numerical simulations of a Gaussian-shaped beam...
  92. doi Evaluating cell proliferation based on internal pore size and 3D scaffold architecture fabricated using solid freeform fabrication technology
    Jin Woo Lee
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0292, USA
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 21:3195-205. 2010
    ..The results showed that cell proliferation on the MSTL scaffold was clearly superior and indicated that MSTL would be a good replacement for current conventional methods...
  93. doi Assessment of radiological hazards of clay bricks fabricated in the Punjab province of Pakistan
    M Asghar
    Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences, PO, Nilore, Islamabad, Pakistan
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 142:369-77. 2010
    ..Annual effective dose E(ff) in the bricks-made room was calculated and the average value of the dose was 0.80 mSv y(-1), which is about twice the worldwide background value of 0.41 mSv y(-1)...
  94. doi Stopping of light by the dynamic tuning of photonic crystal slow light device
    Yuji Saito
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Yokohama National University, 79 5 Tokiwadai, Hodogayaku, Yokohama 240 8501, Japan
    Opt Express 18:17141-53. 2010
    ..Taking into account carrier distribution and free carrier absorption, the actual behaviors of stopped light are estimated. We define and evaluate an effective delay-bandwidth product, which is affected by free carrier absorption...
  95. doi Measurements of respirable dust and nanoparticle concentrations in a titanium dioxide pigment production factory
    Cheng Hsiung Huang
    Department of Environmental Engineering and Health, Yuanpei University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 45:1227-33. 2010
    ..During sampling, particle metallic content analysis is essential for identifying the source of particles and for measuring respirable dust and nanoparticle concentrations...
  96. doi Surface phonon polariton characteristics of In(0.04)Al(0.06)Ga(0.90)N/AlN/Al(2)O(3) heterostructure
    S S Ng
    Nano Optoelectronic Research Laboratory, School of Physics, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
    Opt Express 18:10354-9. 2010
    ..No surface mode feature originating from the AlN layer is observed because it is too thin. Overall, the observations are in good agreement with the theoretical predictions...
  97. ncbi Use of polymeric materials in orally inhaled and nasal drug products
    D M Dohmeier
    International Pharmaceutical Aerosol Consortium on Regulation and Science, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Med Device Technol 20:32, 34, 36-8. 2009
    ..Best practices in information sharing, particularly in relation to change control, are outlined here...
  98. pmc Comparison of dust released from sanding conventional and nanoparticle-doped wall and wood coatings
    Ismo Kalevi Koponen
    National Research Centre for Working Environment, Lersø Park Alle 105, DK 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:408-18. 2011
    ..However, we observed considerable differences in the number concentrations in the different size modes, but still without revealing a clear effect of ENPs on dust emissions from sanding...
  99. doi Suitability of live and fire-killed small-diameter ponderosa and lodgepole pine trees for manufacturing a new structural wood composite
    J M Linton
    Department of Forest Products, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762 9820, USA
    Bioresour Technol 101:6242-7. 2010
    ..The use of a sonic compression wave tester for NDE evaluation of modulus of rupture showed some promise with SPSL but requires further research...
  100. doi Diffusive spreading of time-dependent pressures in elastic microfluidic devices
    Bernhard K Wunderlich
    Lehrstuhl für Zellbiophysik E27, Technische Universitat Munchen, Garching, Germany
    Lab Chip 10:1025-9. 2010
    ..The combination of different microparticle tracking techniques allows the determination of pressure and flow profiles at any point in the channel and excellent agreement with theoretical predictions is obtained...
  101. doi Experimental realization of a broadband bend structure using gradient index metamaterials
    Zhong Lei Mei
    State Key Laboratory of Millimeter Waves, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China
    Opt Express 17:18354-63. 2009
    ..Field mapping measurement validates the design. The method can be directly and easily extended to the design of directional cloaks, microwave lens, beam shifters, and beam-steering devices...

Research Grants45

  1. IVUS Detection of Rupture Prone Plaques
    Marvin M Doyley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  2. Personal Aerosol Sensor Platform to Link Children's Exposures to Asthma Severity
    Charles Rodes; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Arsenic Exposure and Bladder Cancer in Michigan
    Jerome Nriagu; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Gene-environment Cancer Risks in Melanoma
    Melissa Gonzales; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. WORK RETIREMENT AND DRINKING AMONG BLUE COLLAR WORKERS
    Samuel Bacharach; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., isolation, stress, marginalization) and its effects on their drinking behavior, ..
  6. IVUS Detection of Rupture Prone Plaques
    Marvin M Doyley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  7. AMORPHOUS CALCIUM PHOSPHATE BASED DENTAL MATERIALS
    Drago Skrtic; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Additionally, this technology may also lead to a bondable, remineralizing material that adheres to tooth structures and could mitigate root caries. ..
  8. AMORPHOUS CALCIUM PHOSPHATE BASED DENTAL MATERIALS
    Drago Skrtic; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Additionally, this technology may also lead to a bondable, remineralizing material that adheres to tooth structures and could mitigate root caries. ..
  9. WORK RETIREMENT AND DRINKING AMONG BLUE COLLAR WORKERS
    Samuel Bacharach; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g., isolation, stress, marginalization) and its effects on their drinking behavior, ..
  10. WORKER HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAINING COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT
    Carol Rice; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..At the end of the first year, we will have completed the work to multiply the training delivery capabilities of the Midwest Consortium and the ATU for Years 02-05. Hazardous Waste Worker Training Program (HWWTP) ..
  11. AMORPHOUS CALCIUM PHOSPHATE BASED DENTAL MATERIALS
    Drago Skrtic; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed studies should lead to the design of ACP composites for a variety of Dental applications and the formulation of a prototype orthodontic cement that is suitable for clinical evaluation. ..
  12. WORK RETIREMENT AND DRINKING AMONG BLUE COLLAR WORKERS
    Samuel Bacharach; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These survey data will be analyzed using linear structural equation techniques to test the plausibility of alternative models of retirement-related variables and alcohol abuse. ..
  13. EVALUATING EXPOSURES UNDER OSHAS 1984 ETO STANDARD
    Robert Herrick; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. AMORPHOUS CALCIUM PHOSPHATE BASED DENTAL MATERIALS
    Drago Skrtic; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The extended, time-releasing nature of these ACP based polymeric materials should be especially useful in dental sealant and adhesive applications for preventing demineralization or promoting remineralization. ..
  15. Multiprojection optical diffusion tomography
    Vadim Markel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Specific Aim 3: To use the experimental device of the Specific Aim 2 to image a small animal, such as a laboratory mouse. ..