Emerging Processing Techniques for Advanced Materials

HPMI is exploring emerging processing techniques for composites and nanomaterials, such as developing and testing supercritical fluids (SCF) assisted process. SCF can be a cost effective tool for micro-/nano-structures control during materials processing.

Related Research Projects:

  • Multifunctional polymeric foams using supercritical carbon dioxide
  • Multifunctional nanomaterials and processes for infrastructure repair and corrosion inhibition
  • Synthesis of specialty carbon nanostructures
  • Assembly of carbon nanostructures
  • Laser treatment of buckypaper for LCD backlight applications
  • Toughening of ceramics using dual phase materials
  • Composite recycling using supercritical fluids