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Vaithiyalingam Shutthanandan

Institution
Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory

Projects

Nanolayered, Self-healing Radiation Shielding Foils

Lead Institution
Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Theva Thevuthasan
Recent discovery and research indicate that materials can be hardened against radiation damage by building nanolayered structures with an optimized layer thickness to increase point defect…

Extracellular Research Thrust for EMSL SSA

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Kirsten Hofmockel
This project will develop a conceptual framework that defines the biotic and abiotic mechanisms regulating the persistence of mineral associated organic matter (OM). The specific goals are to…

Exploring the Radiation Damage Resistance of Nanoscale Interfaces

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Richard Kurtz
Project type
Exploratory Research
The objective of this research is to rigorously test the hypothesis that internal interfaces can be manipulated at the nanoscale to enhance recombination of radiation-produced defects to dramatically…

Deposition of Metal-Doped Oxides for Spintronic Applications

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Tiffany Kaspar
Project type
Exploratory Research
For spintronic devices such as spin-FETs, efficient injection of spin-polarized electrons into a semiconductor material is necessary. For devices compatible with current semiconductor technology,…

Chemistry of Aerosols in Mexico City: MILAGRO 2006 study.

Lead Institution
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Mary Gilles
Project type
Large-Scale EMSL Research
The MILAGRO (Megacity Initiative: Local and Global Research Observations) Campaign in Mexico City 2006 was a collaborative effort with the DOE Atmospheric Science Program, the NSF MIRAGE-Mex field…

Characterization of Ore Components

Lead Institution
Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Theva Thevuthasan
Rocks pieces, ground rocks and moss with sand need to be assayed using particle induced x-ray emission, x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and scanning electron microscopy. The elements in these…

The Effects of Radiation Damage on Heteroepitaxial Interfaces

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Richard Kurtz
The interaction of radiation with materials controls the performance, reliability, and safety of conventional and advanced nuclear power systems. Energetic particles produced by nuclear reactions…

Material Interface Optimization in ETA-Photovoltaics

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Timothy Droubay
Project type
Exploratory Research
This project aims to provide a fundamental scientific foundation to understand the charge transport in novel oxide-based solar cells, and to tailor the transport by doping and/or interface…

ETA-Photovoltaics materials Interface optimization

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Timothy Droubay
Project type
Large-Scale EMSL Research
We will provide a fundamental scientific foundation to understand the charge transport in novel oxide-based solar cells, and to tailor the transport by doping and/or interface modification of the…

Carbon Nanotube-Polymer composites

Lead Institution
Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Vaithiyalingam Shutthanandan
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) were discovered in 1991 by S. Iijima, and since that time CNT related materials became the focus of research activity in both academia and the industry due to its exceptional…

Exploring the Radiation Damage Resistance of Nanoscale Interfaces

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Richard Kurtz
Project type
Exploratory Research
The objective of this research is to rigorously test the hypothesis that internal interfaces can be manipulated at the nanoscale to enhance recombination of radiation-produced defects to dramatically…

Hydrogen Materials Compatibility Studies

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Kyle Alvine
Project type
Exploratory Research
We propose to use the world-class ion scattering facilities at EMSL to advance the understanding of the effects of high-pressure hydrogen on nanolaminate low friction coatings and piezoelectric…

Exploring the Radiation Damage Resistance of Nanoscale Interfaces

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Richard Kurtz
Project type
Exploratory Research
The objective of this research is to rigorously test the hypothesis that internal interfaces can be manipulated at the nanoscale to enhance recombination of radiation-produced defects to dramatically…

Characterization of inorganic thin films on polymer substrate

Lead Institution
Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Theva Thevuthasan
We have received some oxide thin films that were grown on polymer substrate for characterization as a part of TAP program. The PIs are interested in elemental qunatifications in these films.

Performance Prediction and Process Attribution for Additive Manufacturing

Lead Institution
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Principal Investigator
Christopher Barrett
The proposed work seeks to develop a modeling-prescribed measurement strategy to generate the data necessary to build a finite element model from which an additively manufactured objects’ performance…