Materials Science and Technology



Research objectives include achieving a fundamental understanding of the mechanical, physical, electrical, magnetic, superconducting, and electrochemical properties of materials; identifying composition, processing, and microstructural parameters to produce improved materials; and developing guidelines for the selection, design, and certification of materials for life-cycle management of naval structures and systems. Download the Materials Science and Technology section research articles here Materials_2010.pdf.

Research Articles

  • Nanostructured Magnets for Improved Energy Efficiency
    M.A. Willard, K.E. Knipling, and M. Daniil

  • High Performance Antireflection Structured IR Fibers
    J.S. Sanghera, C. Florea, L.E. Busse, L.B. Shaw, F.H. Kung, and I.D. Aggarwal

  • Broad-Spectrum Pathogen Surveillance
    A.P. Malanoski, T.A. Leski, L. Cheng, Z. Wang, D.A. Stenger, and B. Lin

  • Plasma Processing of Ion Energy-sensitive Materials
    S.G. Walton, E.H. Lock, M. Baraket, D.R. Boris, R.F. Fernsler, S.H. North, C.R. Taitt, J.T. Robinson, F.K. Perkins, and P.E. Sheehan

  • Standoff Detection of Trace Explosive Residues by Resonant Infrared Photothermal Imaging
    C. Kendziora, R.A. McGill, R. Furstenberg, M. Papantonakis, V. Nguyen, G. Hubler, and J. Stepnowski

Research Groups

  • Plasma Physics, 6700
    • Radiation Hydrodynamics, 6720
    • Laser Plasma, 6730
    • Charged Particle Physics, 6750
    • Pulsed Power Physics, 6770
    • Beam Physics, 6790
  • Center for Biomolecular Science & Engineering, 6900
    • Laboratory for Biosensors & Biomaterials, 6910
    • Laboratory for Biomolecular Dynamics, 6920
    • Laboratory for the Study of Molecular Interfacial Interaction, 6930
    • Laboratory for Molecularly Engineered Materials & Surfaces, 6950


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