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  • Albumin-based nanocomposite spheres for advanced drug delivery systems 

    Misak, Heath Edward; Asmatulu, Ramazan; Gopu, Janani Sri; Man, Ka-Poh; Zacharias, Nora M.; Wooley, Paul H.; Yang, Shang-You (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014-01)
    A novel drug delivery system incorporating human serum albumin, poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid, magnetite nanoparticles, and therapeutic agent(s) was developed for potential application in the treatment of diseases such as ...
  • Analysis of the strain profile in thin Au/Ni multilayers by x-ray diffraction 

    Chaudhuri, J.; Gondhalekar, V.; Jankowski, A. F. (IEEE, 1992-04-01)
    The strain relaxation in Au/Ni multilayers was analyzed in detail using a dynamical theory of x-ray diffraction. The depth profile of strain in the modulation direction was determined by an iterative fitting of the calculated ...
  • Analytical and experimental thermal analysis of multiple heat sources in integrated semiconductor chips 

    Lindsted, R. D.; DiCicco, D. A. (IEEE, 1972-05)
    Because of the complexity and interconnection density of today's integrated circuit chips, experimental measurement of individual transistor or diode junction temperatures under typical powered conditions has become ...
  • Antibacterial polyelectrolyte-coated Mg alloys for biomedical applications 

    Seraz, Md Syef; Asmatulu, Ramazan; Chen, Z.; Ceylan, Muhammet; Mahapatro, Anil; Yang, Shang-You (SPIE, 2014-04-18)
    This study deals with two biomedical subjects: corrosion rates of polyelectrolyte-coated magnesium (Mg) alloys, mainly used for biomedical purposes, and antibacterial properties of these alloys. Thin sheets of Mg alloys ...
  • Artificial muscles of dielectric elastomers attached to artificial tendons of functionalized carbon fibers 

    Ye, Zhihang; Faisal, Md. Shahnewaz Sabit; Asmatulu, Ramazan; Chen, Zheng (SPIE, 2014-03-26)
    Dielectric elastomers are soft actuation materials with promising applications in robotics and biomedical devices. In this paper, a bio-inspired artificial muscle actuator with artificial tendons is developed for robotic ...
  • Biodynamic modeling of a pedestrian impact with a rigid frontal guard of a utility vehicle 

    Moradi, Rasoul; Thorbole, Chandrashekhar K.; McCoy, Michael; Lankarani, Hamid M. (AMER SOC MECHANICAL ENGINEERS, 2012)
    Accident data reveals that in most pedestrian accidents, the pedestrian head and lower extremity are vulnerable to serious injuries. The vehicle front geometry profile as well as the impact speed are important factors ...
  • Biothermal modeling of post-cryoplasty atherosclerosis in restenotic patients 

    Hsieh, Men-Chi; Ravigururajan, Tiruvadi S. (Springer, 2007-03)
    Atherosclerosis is a leading cause of heart diseases and mortality around the world. Recently, cryoplasty has emerged as a potential alternative method to treat arterial atherosclerosis. Finite element heat transfer and ...
  • Birdstrike analysis on leading edge of an aircraft wing using a smooth particle hydrodynamics bird model 

    Walvekar, Vinayak; Thorbole, Chandrashekhar K.; Bhonge, Prasannakumar S.; Lankarani, Hamid M. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2012)
    With the increase in air travel, the recent occurrences of birdstrikes on aircraft pose a major threat to human life; hence, there is a need to develop aircraft structures with a high resistance to such occurrences. According ...
  • CFD analysis of drug carrying magnetic nanocomposite carriers under magnetic fields 

    Wamocha, Humphrey Lusenaka; Tandel, R.; Lankarani, Hamid M.; Asmatulu, Ramazan (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2012)
    Recently, magnetic targeted drug delivery has been focused on the efficiency of magnetic nanoparticles (MNP) encapsulated in polymeric materials and drug molecules. The MNP can be introduced into the blood stream intravenously ...
  • Chapter 1 – Nanotechnology emerging trends, markets, and concerns 

    Khan, Waseem Sabir; Asmatulu, Ramazan (Elsevier, 2013)
    Nanotechnology is the fastest-growing technology in the world, and it is also called the Industrial Revolution of the twenty-first century. Many research, development, and manufacturing methods have been used globally to ...
  • Chapter 10 – Nanotechnology safety in the energy industry 

    Asmatulu, Ramazan; Khan, Waseem Sabir (Elsevier, 2013)
    Nonrenewable sources of energy have been rapidly growing in recent years and research emphasis has been directed to the utilization of renewable energy sources for a cleaner and healthier environment. For over two decades, ...
  • Chapter 11 – Nanotechnology safety in the electronics and telecommunications industries 

    Akujuobi, Cajetan M. (Elsevier, 2013)
    Nanotechnology is one of the emerging areas of science, mathematics, technology, and engineering in the 21st century. It has been instrumental in the manufacture of a variety of new products. These products are a result ...
  • Chapter 12 – Nanotechnology safety in the marine industry 

    Gou, Jihua; Zhuge, Jinfeng (Elsevier, 2013)
    Polymer matrix composites (PMCs) have been used extensively in the marine industry because of their attractive properties, including light weight, high stiffness-to-weight and strength-to-weight ratios, ease of installation ...
  • Chapter 13 – Implications of Nanotechnology safety of sensors on homeland security industries 

    Scoville, Stanley (Elsevier, 2013)
    This chapter presents an overview of nanosensors and nanotechnology, including nanosensor construction, six basic types of nanosensors, and six prerequisites for the optimum functioning of nanosensors. The chapter discusses ...
  • Chapter 14 – Nanotechnology risk assessment 

    Trybula, Walt; Newberry, Deb (Elsevier, 2013)
    Nanotechnology has been promoted as the “next big thing” that will transform everyday life through the creation of numerous new products and enhanced materials for improved quality of life. Numerous applications that ...
  • Chapter 15 – Nanotechnology safety certification 

    Fazarro, Dominick E. (Elsevier, 2013)
    To ensure industry competence in protecting the safety of workers creating engineered nanomaterials (ENMs), there must be a certification process that describes the necessary skill sets to ensure worker safety. Several ...
  • Chapter 16 – Physical and biochemical risk phenomena in nanotechnology 

    Beyle, Andrey (Elsevier, 2013)
    Nanoparticles show very high mechanical properties as well as many remarkable physical properties. Attempts to make new materials with excellent properties by adding these particles to polymeric materials, composites, ...
  • Chapter 3 – Safety and ethics of nanotechnology 

    Asmatulu, Ramazan; Zhang, Bangwei; Asmatulu, Eylem (Elsevier, 2013)
    Nanotechnology is one of the ways of improving many properties of materials, including physical, chemical, physicochemical, and biological, which can be useful for various applications in biomedical, textile, aerospace, ...
  • Chapter 4 – Regulatory and environmental Issues of nanotechnology safety 

    Stretz, H.A.; Ambuken, P.V.; Kumar, G.; Rabbani Esfahani, M.; Pallem, V. (Elsevier, 2013)
    The status of regulation of nanotechnology, as it relates to manufacture and use of inorganic engineered nanoparticles, is reviewed, with discussion of how soft law (or the individual protocols and lobbying of stakeholders) ...
  • Chapter 5 – Nanotechnology safety in the automotive industry 

    Asmatulu, Ramazan; Nguyen, P.; Asmatulu, Eylem (Elsevier, 2013)
    A number of nanoscale materials have been developed and utilized for the physical, chemical, and physicochemical property improvement of parts and devices used in the automotive industry. The quantity of these nanomaterials ...