Investigations of nanomaterials-synthesis and thin film growth processes through the development and application of in situ diagnostic techniques.
Carbon nanotube synthesis by laser vaporization and chemical vapor deposition
Pulsed Laser Deposition of thin films
Gas-phase nanoparticle formation
Characterization of carbon nanotubes, and chemical processing into polymers and other matrices to make multifunctional nanotube-based composites composite materials with enhanced properties and multiple functionalities. Characterization of electronic and thermal transport through nanotube-polymer composites. Alignment techniques of nanotubes in composites.
Laser ablation and
Gas dynamics of laser-vaporized materials.