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Title: Obtaining ultimate functionalities in nanocomposites: Design, control, and fabrication

Abstract

We report that emergent behavior can be achieved in composites by interfacing different materials at the nano- or mesoscales. Integrating different materials on a single platform or forming composite provides a new design paradigm to yield enhanced or novel functionalities that cannot be obtained in individual constituents. Nanocomposites, in particular, have been model systems for enhancing interface effects on physical properties because they provide reduced dimensionality or enlarged interfacial areas. To fabricate technologically relevant multifunctional materials, one needs to understand and control the interactions in different materials by manipulating interfaces at the nano- or mesoscales. Here, this issue of MRS Bulletin focuses on nanocomposites, with an emphasis on approaches to the design and control of the functionalities of composite materials through controlled synthesis and advanced characterization in concert with simulation and modeling.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Tsinghua Univ., Beijing (China)
  2. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1457263
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-15-27206
Journal ID: ISSN 0883-7694; applab
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
MRS Bulletin
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 40; Journal Issue: 09; Journal ID: ISSN 0883-7694
Publisher:
Materials Research Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; thin films; nanocomposite

Citation Formats

Nan, Ce-Wen, and Jia, Quanxi. Obtaining ultimate functionalities in nanocomposites: Design, control, and fabrication. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1557/mrs.2015.196.
Nan, Ce-Wen, & Jia, Quanxi. Obtaining ultimate functionalities in nanocomposites: Design, control, and fabrication. United States. doi:10.1557/mrs.2015.196.
Nan, Ce-Wen, and Jia, Quanxi. Fri . "Obtaining ultimate functionalities in nanocomposites: Design, control, and fabrication". United States. doi:10.1557/mrs.2015.196.
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title = {Obtaining ultimate functionalities in nanocomposites: Design, control, and fabrication},
author = {Nan, Ce-Wen and Jia, Quanxi},
abstractNote = {We report that emergent behavior can be achieved in composites by interfacing different materials at the nano- or mesoscales. Integrating different materials on a single platform or forming composite provides a new design paradigm to yield enhanced or novel functionalities that cannot be obtained in individual constituents. Nanocomposites, in particular, have been model systems for enhancing interface effects on physical properties because they provide reduced dimensionality or enlarged interfacial areas. To fabricate technologically relevant multifunctional materials, one needs to understand and control the interactions in different materials by manipulating interfaces at the nano- or mesoscales. Here, this issue of MRS Bulletin focuses on nanocomposites, with an emphasis on approaches to the design and control of the functionalities of composite materials through controlled synthesis and advanced characterization in concert with simulation and modeling.},
doi = {10.1557/mrs.2015.196},
journal = {MRS Bulletin},
issn = {0883-7694},
number = 09,
volume = 40,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {9}
}

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