The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Joint Institute for Advanced Materials

Philip D. Rack

Philip Rack

Professor and Leonard G. Penland Chair
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

PhD, Materials Science and Engineering
University of Florida

Research Bio

Research Interests

  • Combinatorial thin film synthesis for rapid materials discovery
  • Materials integration and nanofabrication for advanced device application
  • Nanoscale focused electron beam stimulated processing

Selected Publications

Miguel Fuentes-Cabrera1, Bradley H. Rhodes, Michael I. Baskes, Humberto Terrones, Jason D. Fowlkes, Michael L. Simpson, and Philip D. Rack, Controlling the velocity of jumping nanodroplets via their initial shape and temperature, ACS Nano vol. 5 no. 9 pp 7130-7136 (Sept, 2011).

J. D. Peak, C.L. Melcher, P.D. Rack, Investigating the luminescence properties as a function of activator concentration in single crystal cerium doped Lu2SiO5: Determination of the configuration coordinate model, Journal of Applied Physics vol. 110 no. 1 pp. 013511(1-11) (July 2011).

Jason D. Fowlkes, Yueying Wu, Javier Diez, Lou Kondic, Philip D. Rack, Self– versus Directed– assembly of Nanoparticles via Pulsed Laser Induced Dewetting of Patterned Metal Films, Nano Letters vol. 11 no. 6 pp. 2478-2585(June 2011).

Miguel Fuentes-Cabrera, Bradley H. Rhodes, Jason D. Fowlkes, Alejandro López-Benzanilla, Humberto Terrones, Michael L. Simpson, and Philip D. Rack, Molecular dynamics study of the de-wetting of copper on graphite and graphene: implications for nanoscale self-assembly, Physical Review E vol. 83 pp. 041603(1-10) (April 2011).

Yueying Wu, Jason D. Fowlkes, Philip D. Rack, The Optical Properties of Cu-Ni Nanoparticles Produced via Pulsed Laser Dewetting of Ultrathin Films: The Effect of Nanoparticle Size and Composition on the Plasmon Response, Journal of Materials Research Vol. 26 no 2 pp. 277-287 (January 2011).

Seyeoul Kwon, Joo Hyon Noh, Jiyong Noh, and Philip D. Rack, Quantitative Calculation of Oxygen Incorporation in Sputtered IGZO Films and the Impact on Transistor Properties, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol. 158 no 3, pp. H289-H293 (January 2011).

Contact Information

Philip D. Rack
320 Ferris Hall
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-2100

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