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Identifying Cohesive Failure of Screen Protectors with Acoustic Emission
In today’s age of information, handheld electronic devices are extremely common amongst consumers.  These portable multifunctional devices, however...



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1000°C Brinell Hardness w/ T2000 Tribometer
Material properties, such as reactivity and strength, can drastically change at higher temperatures. This makes high temperature applications, (e.g. jet...



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500nm Glass Step Height: Extreme Accuracy with Non-Contact Profilometry
Surface characterization are current topics undergoing intense study. The surfaces of materials are important since they are the regions where physical...



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Progressive Tribology Mapping of Flooring
The traffic of human movement, movement of furniture, and other daily activities imposes constant degradation onto flooring. Flooring, usually comprised...



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Adhesiveness of Tape via Nanoindentation
The effectiveness of tape is determined by its cohesive and adhesive abilities. Cohesion is defined as the tape’s internal strength while adhesion is...



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Fatigue Testing of Wire with Electrical Conductance Apparatus
Electrical wires are the most common form of interconnects between electrical devices. Wires are usually made of copper (and sometimes aluminum) due to...



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Scratch Testing on Multi-Layered Thin Film
Coatings used extensively throughout multiple industries to preserve the underlying layers, to create electronic devices, or to improve surface properties...



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3D Surface Analysis of a Penny
Currency is highly valued in modern society as it can be traded for goods and services. Currency, in the form of coins and paper bills, have been circulating...



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Determining Spring Constant
A spring’s ability to store mechanical energy has a long history of use. From bows for hunting, door locks, or clocks, the technology has been around...



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