Selected graduate projects done with help from scopes now in the Center for NanoScience Microscope Image and Spectroscopy Tech (MIST) Lab at UM-StL

Jinfeng Wang, "Characterization and synthesis of nanoscale materials" (2008) is the topic of a dissertation in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Ph.D. in Physics and Astronomy at UM-StL and MST (UM-Rolla).

Eric Mandell, "Electron beam characterization of carbon nanostructures" (2007) is the topic of a dissertation in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Ph.D. in Physics and Astronomy at UM-StL and UM-Rolla.

Martin Rose, "Spacing measurements of lattice fringes in HRTEM images using digital darkfield decomposition" (2006) is the topic of a dissertation in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a M.S. in Physics and Astronomy at UM-StL.

Martin Wackenhut did a research project on HRTEM image simulation that contributed to "The core structure of pre-solar graphite onions" published (2002) in Ap. J. Lett.

Wentao Qin, "Crystal lattice parameters from direct-space images at two tilts" (2000) is serving as the basis for a dissertation now completed in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Ph.D. in Physics and Astronomy at UM-StL and UM-Rolla.

Lee J. Rosen, "Particle synthesis in jet flames generating multi-component aerosols" (2000), is the topic of a dissertation now completed in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a degree of Doctor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Washington University.

Mary K. Malast, High-cycle fatigue of aluminum alloys (2000) is one topic of a dissertation presently being written in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a degree of Doctor of Science in Chemical Engineering at Washington University.

Iris Mack, Spontaneously-forming defects at the surface of ion-milled single-crystal silicon (2000) is the subject of a summer project following completion of the requirements for an M.S. in Physics and Astronomy at UM-StL.

Miro Kroutvar, "Detecting Si-defects with diodes" (1999), in partial fulfillment of the requirements for an M.S. in Physics and Astronomy at UM-StL.

Chang Shen, "Lateral displacement maps obtained from scanning probe microscope images" (1997) 154pp (cf. Dissertation Abstracts International, 58-11B, p6029), in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Ph.D. in Physics and Astronomy at UM-StL and UM-Rolla.

Lucio Mule'Stagno, "Quantitative non-destructive study of sub-micron defects in VLSI silicon using transmitted and reflected IR laser scattering" (1996) 171pp (cf. Dissertation Abstracts International, 57-10B, p6326), in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Ph.D. in Physics and Astronomy at UM-StL and UM-Rolla.

Lu Fei, "The instrument response function for scanning force microscopy, and defects on mica induced by 50 keV argon ions" (1996) 121pp (cf. Dissertation Abstracts International, 57-10B, p6319), in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Ph.D. in Physics and Astronomy at UM-StL and UM-Rolla.

David Dawkins, "Determination of the core to diameter ratio of interstellar dust particles from a carbonaceous meteorite" (1996), in work directed toward an M.S. in Physics and Astronomy at UM-StL.

Haresh Siriwardane, "Microstructure and magnetic properties of thin iron carbide films formed under plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition" (1993) 227pp (cf. Dissertation Abstracts International, 55-02B, p0553), in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Ph.D. in Physics at UM-Rolla.

Kurt M. Pollack, D. S. Schwartz, T. C. Bryant and P. Fraundorf, "The direct observation of atom column defects in MoSi2 and WSi2", GIF pages 1 and 2 (1992), Extended Abstracts to The ElectroChemical Society Meeting, in work directed toward an M.S. in Physics and Astronomy at UM-StL.

Lyle Edward Levine, "Analytical Electron Microscopy of Quasicrystals" (1990) 144pp, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Ph.D. in Physics at Washington University.


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