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dc.contributor.advisor Martí, Angel A
dc.creatorSmith McWilliams, Ashleigh Dawn
dc.date.accessioned 2020-08-11T21:46:49Z
dc.date.available 2020-11-01T05:01:12Z
dc.date.created 2020-05
dc.date.issued 2020-08-10
dc.date.submitted May 2020
dc.identifier.citation Smith McWilliams, Ashleigh Dawn. "Investigating the Behavior of Boron Nitride Nanomaterials in Aqueous Surfactant Solutions." (2020) Diss., Rice University. https://hdl.handle.net/1911/109177.
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/109177
dc.description.abstract Boron nitride nanomaterials are an exciting and understudied class of materials with enticing properties for a wide range of applications. They’re extremely lightweight and strong, with high thermal and chemical stability, and a wide bandgap that makes them electrically insulating and transparent to visible light. This unique set of properties makes them exceptional candidates for application in fields ranging from space exploration to drug delivery; however, obtainment of these advanced applications still requires researchers to overcome some large obstacles. Chief among them is the amphiphobic nature of the materials, which makes them difficult to work with in liquid-phase processes that are key to material processing and biomedical applications alike. This thesis investigates how to produce uniform dispersions of boron nitride nanomaterials in aqueous solution, and then, probes how the materials behave within these dispersions using single molecule diffusion studies.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.subjectBoron Nitride Nanomaterials
surfactants
brownian motion
Boron Nitride Nanotubes
hexagonal Boron Nitride
dc.title Investigating the Behavior of Boron Nitride Nanomaterials in Aqueous Surfactant Solutions
dc.type Thesis
dc.date.updated 2020-08-11T21:46:49Z
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thesis.degree.department Chemistry
thesis.degree.discipline Natural Sciences
thesis.degree.grantor Rice University
thesis.degree.level Doctoral
thesis.degree.name Doctor of Philosophy
dc.embargo.terms 2020-11-01


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