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Center for Advanced Materials Processing Research

In this Section

Colloidal Dispersions and Processing

  • Polymer blends and foams
  • Surfactants, liquid crystals and gels
  • Colloidal catalysts
  • Sols



  • Nano-particle synthesis
  • Nano-composites
  • Self-assembly
  • Biomaterials and biological systems


Particle Transport, Deposition and Removal

  • Modeling of fluid flows
  • Flow visualization
  • Wet particulate cleaning processes


Chemical-Mechanical Planarization (CMP)

  • Metal & dielectric film polishing
  • Abrasives
  • Role of chemical & tool parameters
  • Post-CMP cleaning
  • Modeling of fluid flow and heat and mass transfer
  • Integration issues


Particle Synthesis and Properties

  • Uniform micro- and nanoparticle synthesis
  • Inorganic/organic composites
  • Optical, magnetic and electrical properties
  • Adhesion and coagulation


Thin Films and Coatings

  • Coated particles and fibers
  • CVD and PECVD
  • Adhesion


Supporting Technologies

  • Microstructural characterization
  • Instrumental techniques
  • Processing of dispersions