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Evaluation of Molybdenum as an Electrode Material for Affinity Based Urine Dipstick Biosensing
The work presented in this dissertation focuses on evaluation and characterization of molybdenum (Mo) as an electrode material for affinity based biosensing applications. The material properties of the electrode material ...
Supercapacitor Electrode Materials from Highly Porous Carbon Nanofibers with Tailored Pore Distributions
Environmental and human health risks associated with the traditional methods of energy production (e.g., oil and gas) and intermittency and uncertainty of renewable sources (e.g., solar and wind) have led to exploring ...
A Study in Atmosphere Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma Electrode Catalytic Effect Using Oxygen and Nitrogen
Atmospheric dielectric barrier discharge (DBD) plasma creates a gaseous environment conducive to the generation of reactive species. DBD plasmas have a variety of applications in the clinical and industrial fields. During ...
Fabrication and Characterization of Thermoelectric Materials and Their Stable Contacts at Elevated Temperatures
Contact resistance plays an important role in maintaining high device performance in thermoelectric (TE) generators and coolers. In order to achieve 95% device efficiency, the contact resistance needs to be < 10% of the ...
Study of Silicon Nanowire Field Effect Transistor for Analog and Digital Biosensing
The advancement of semiconductor technology has popularized the low power, economical and small form-factor solid state devices, such as those highly integrated and interconnected as the fundamental infrastructure for the ...
Wide Temperature Performing Electrolytes and Cost-Effective Carbon Nanofiber Electrodes for High Performance Supercapacitors
Supercapacitors, or electrochemical double layer capacitors, are energy storage devices that store energy electrostatically at the electrode-electrolyte interface. Supercapacitors exhibit higher power density and lower ...