Faculty Advisor

Bar-On, Isa

Faculty Advisor

Liang, Jianyu

Abstract

Have you ever wondered why a gecko can walk up a glass window? The gecko foot-hair is a unique structure, with a wide scope of applications. This MQP examines manufacturing and mechanical properties of Y junction carbon nanotubes by CVD growth as a building block to mimicking gecko foot-hairs.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2006

Major

Manufacturing Engineering

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Mechanical Engineering

Advisor Program

Mechanical Engineering

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