General InformationPublicationsResearch Projects

  • Edward Demeter and Kristopher R Doll, 2016, "Investigation of Work-piece Distortion during Photo-Polymerization of a PAAW Joint", ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science & Engineering, Vol 138, (11), pp. 20
  • Edward Demeter, Kristopher Doll and Karan Arora, 2016, "Influence of Curing Regimen on the Distortion of a Work-piece held by a Hybrid PAAW Fixture", Proceedings of the SME NAMRC 44, Elsevier, 5
  • Mahesh Mantena, Arnau Pisa Cloquell and Edward Demeter, 2013, "Analysis of a Laser Process for Permanently Degrading a Photo-Activated Adhesive Joint", Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 16, pp. 190-199
  • C. C. Baker and Edward Demeter, 2010, "Investigation of a Critical Irradiance Criterion for Minimizing the Cure Time of a PAW Joint", Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 24, pp. 1303-1317
  • Edward Demeter and J. S. Kumar, 2010, "Assessment of Photo-activated Adhesive Workholding (PAW) Technology for Holding "Hard-to-Hold" Workpieces for Machining", SME Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 29, (1), pp. 19-28
  • C. C. Baker and Edward Demeter, 2008, "Characterization of the Optical Transmission Losses of a Photo-Curable Adhesive During the Photo-Polymerization of a LAAG Joint", Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 22, pp. 1105-1121
  • Edward Demeter, 2004, "Characterization of the Quasi-Static Deformation Behavior of LAAG Joints Adhering Machined Steel Surfaces", ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering
  • Edward Demeter, 2004, "Activated Adhesive Gripper (LAAG) Technology and Process", SME Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 6, (2), pp. 201-214


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