Recent Submissions

  • Viscoelastic Polymer Nanocomposites for Strain Sensing Applications 

    O'Driscoll, Daniel (Trinity College Dublin. School of Physics. Discipline of Physics, 2021)
    Strain sensors are a technology that have developed in parallel with the major milestones in material science over the last century. Most recently, the field of 2D materials has proven to have found a wide range of ...
  • Exfoliating Two-Dimensional Layered Materials: Solvent Interactions from First-Principles 

    Patil, Urvesh (Trinity College Dublin. School of Physics. Discipline of Physics, 2021)
    Two dimensional materials, such as graphene, MoS2 and hexagonal boron nitride, show wide ranging electronic and mechanical properties which make applications such as transistors, pressure sensors and protective coatings ...
  • Surface Studies of Oxidised Metals: Mo, Nb and Cu 

    Walshe, Killian (Trinity College Dublin. School of Physics. Discipline of Physics, 2021)
    The atomic structure and evolution of ultra-thin film oxides is investigated for Mo, Nb and Cu using surface sensitive techniques such as scanning tunneling microscopy (STM), scanning tunneling spectroscopy (STS), low ...
  • Electrical, Mechanical & Morphological Characterisation of Nanosheet Networks 

    Gabbett, Cian Peter (Trinity College Dublin. School of Physics. Discipline of Physics, 2021)
    Networks of two-dimensional nanosheets have demonstrated significant promise across a host of applications that span the breadth of materials science. While this has driven research into nanosheet-based devices at a ...
  • Machine Learning for Condensed Matter Physics 

    Nelson, James Patrick (Trinity College Dublin. School of Physics. Discipline of Physics, 2021)
    This thesis is about the application of machine learning (ML) methods to a variety of problems in condensed matter physics. As condensed matter physics has large computational and experimental datasets readily available - ...

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