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Dr. D. Pulfrey




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Carbon Nanotubes


Dr. D. Pulfrey

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Modeling of carbon nanotube-based biosensorsWe are studying the properties of carbon nanotube (CNT) biosensors using numerical simulation. The research is focusing on the electronic transport through CNTs that are exposed to various amino acids and short peptides. Using a combination of molecular dynamics, density functional theory, and quantum transport calculations we are able to predict how the adsorption of these peptides affects the transport through the tubes.

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Pulfrey, D.L., Reche, J.J.H., "Preparation and properties of plasma-anodized silicon dioxide films", Solid-State Electron. (UK), vol. 17, no. 6, pp. 627 - 32, 1974  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
Pulfrey, D.L., McOuat, R.F., "Schottky-barrier solar cell calculations", Appl. Phys. Lett. (USA), vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 167 - 9, 1974  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
Reche, J.J.H., Pulfrey, D.L., "A reflectance analog computer for the determination of thin film optical properties", Rev. Sci. Instrum. (USA), vol. 44, no. 7, pp. 914 - 15, 1973  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
Pulfrey, D.L., Reche, J.J.H., "Determination of the optical properties of thin films from single-angle reflectance measurements", Appl. Opt. (USA), vol. 12, no. 7, pp. 1577 - 80, 1973  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
Pulfrey, D.L., Hathorn, F.G.M., Young, L., "The anodization of Si in an RF plasma", J. Electrochem. Soc. (USA), vol. 120, no. 11, pp. 1529 - 35, 1973  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
Shousha, A.H.M., Pulfrey, D.L., Young, L., "Filamentary thermal breakdown in thin dielectrics", J. Appl. Phys. (USA), vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 15 - 18, 1972  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
Pulfrey, D.L., "The electrical breakdown of solid dielectrics in non-uniform fields", J. Phys. D, Appl. Phys. (UK), vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 647 - 55, 1972  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
Olive, G., Pulfrey, D.L., Young, L., "The role of plasma negative ions in plasma anodization", Thin Solid Films (Switzerland), vol. 12, no. 2, Venice, Italy, pp. 427 - 32, 1972  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
Dell'Oca, C.J., Pulfrey, D.L., Young, L., Anodic oxide films, , pp. 2 - 79, 1971  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
Pulfrey, D.L., "Growth of thin insulating films by plasma anodization", Extended abstracts of the spring meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Washington, DC, USA, pp. 389 -, 1971  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
Lee, W.L., Olive, G., Pulfrey, D.L., Young, L., "Ionic current as a function of field in the oxide during plasma anodization of tantalum and niobium", J. Electrochem. Soc. (USA), vol. 117, no. 9, pp. 1172 - 6, 1970. Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
Pulfrey, D.L., Shousha, A.H.M., Young, L., "Electronic conduction and space charge in amorphous insulating films", J. Appl. Phys. (USA), vol. 41, no. 7, pp. 2838 - 43, 1970  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
Olive, G., Pulfrey, D.L., Young, L., "The estimation of field strengths in the oxide during conventional and plasma anodization", J. Electrochem. Soc. (USA), vol. 117, no. 7, pp. 945 - 7, 1970  . Abstract Tagged XML BibTex
Pulfrey, D.L., Wilcox, P.S., Young, L., "Dielectric properties of Ta<sub>2</sub>O<sub>5</sub> thin films", J. Appl. Phys. (USA), vol. 40, no. 10, pp. 3891 - 8, 1969. Abstract Tagged XML BibTex


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