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Fall 2008 Logo2008 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 1-5, 2008 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 S. Ashok, Shenda M. Baker, Michael R. Fitzsimmons, Young-Chang Joo

Symposium BB : Polymer-Based Smart Materials--Process, Properties, and Application

2008-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Zhongyang Cheng Auburn University
Qiming Zhang The Pennsylvania State University
Siegfried Bauer Johannes-Kepler University Linz
Debra A. Wrobleski Los Alamos National Laboratory
BB1: New Materials and Characterization
Session Chairs
Zhongyang Cheng
Xu Zhuo
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2008
Grand Ballroom (Sheraton)

9:00 AM - **BB1.1
High Performance Dielectric Elastomers.

Qibing Pei 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States

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9:30 AM - **BB1.2
Nanoscale Interactions in Ferroelectric Polymers.

Stephen Ducharme 1
1 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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10:00 AM - BB1.3
Real-Time Study of Surface Layer Formation with Nanomechanical Cantilever Sensors.

Joachim Koeser 1 2 , Martin Bammerlin 1 , Felice Mauro Battiston 1 , Urs Hubler 1
1 , Concentris GmbH, Basel Switzerland, 2 School of Life Sciences, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, Muttenz Switzerland

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10:15 AM - BB1.4
Hierarchically Structured, High-Toughness Multilayered Composites from Exponential Layer-by-Layer Assembly.

Paul Podsiadlo 1 , Eugene Kheng 2 , Jungwoo Lee 3 , Kevin Critchley 1 , Ming Qin 1 , Ying Qi 4 , Amit Kaushik 2 , Eric Chuang 1 , Hyoung-Sug Kim 5 , Si-Tae Noh 5 , Ellen Arruda 2 , Anthony Waas 6 , Nicholas Kotov 1 3 4
1 Chemical Engineering Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 4 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 5 Chemical Engineering, Hanyang University, Ansan, Kyounggi-Do, Korea (the Republic of), 6 Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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10:30 AM - BB1.5
Hierarchical Biomimetic Design of Artificial Muscle Hydrogels.

Megan O'Grady 1 , Po-Ling Kuo 1 , Kit Parker 1
1 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:45 AM - BB1.6
Haloform Adsorption on Crystalline Copolymers of Vinylidene Fluoride with Trifluoroethylene.

Carolina Ilie 1 , Jie Xiao 2 , Peter Dowben 2
1 Physics, SUNY Oswego, Oswego, New York, United States, 2 Physics , University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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11:30 AM - BB1.7
Giant Electrocaloric Effect in Ferroelectric Polymers Near Room Temperature.

Bret Neese 1 3 , Baojin Chu 1 3 , Sheng-Guo Lu 1 , Yong Wang 2 , Eugene Furman 1 , Qiming Zhang 1 2
1 Materials Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Electrical Engineering Department, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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11:45 AM - BB1.8
In-situ Synthesis of Metal Nanoparticles Embedded PDMS Composite Films.

Anubha Goyal 1 , Ashavani Kumar 1 , Pulickel M. Ajayan 1
1 Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, Rice University, Houston , Texas, United States

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12:00 PM - BB1.9
Application of a Chemically Adsorbed Monomolecular Layer for Increasing the Adhesion Force between Plated Copper Metal and the Resin Substrate.

Yuji Ohkubo 1 , Shogo Ohnishi 1 , Hiroyuki Yamamoto 1 , Kazufumi Ogawa 1 , Satoshi Miyazawa 2 , Kazuhiro Soejima 2 , Akira Nakano 2
1 Engineering, Kagawa university, Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan, 2 Business development hq process technology dvlpmt.Center, Alps Electric Co., Ltd., Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

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12:15 PM - BB1.10
Copying the Natural Skeletal Muscle Design into a New Artificial Muscle System.

Maria Bassil 1 2 , Michael Ibrahim 1 , Mario El Tahchi 1 , Joseph Farah 1 , Joel Davenas 2
1 Department of Physics, Lebanese University -Faculty of Sciences II, Fanar, Jdeidet, Lebanon, 2 Laboratoire des Matériaux Polymères et des Biomatériaux, Claude Bernard University -Lyon I, Lyon, Villeurbanne, France

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BB2: Device Application
Session Chairs
Siegfried Bauer
Qibing Pei
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2008
Grand Ballroom (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **BB2.1
Large Deformation and Instability in Electroactive Polymers.

Zhigang Suo 1
1 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:00 PM - BB2.2
Growth and Characterization of Polymer Based Dielectrics Thin Films and their Application to Si and GaAs MOS Devices.

El Hassane Oulachgar 1 , Cetin Aktik 1 , Mihai Scarlete 2
1 Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Sherbrooke University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, 2 Department of Chemisty, Bishop's University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada

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3:15 PM - BB2.3
Development Of Conductive Polymer Single Layer Cantilever For Conductivity Measurement.

Ping Du 1 , Xi Lin 1 , Xin Zhang 1
1 Manufacturing Engineering, Boston University, Brookline, Massachusetts, United States

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3:30 PM - *
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4:00 PM - BB2.4
Composite Electromagnetic Wave Absorber Made of Aluminum Particles or Sendust Particles Dispersed in Polystyrene Medium.

Kenji Sakai 1 , Yoichi Wada 1 , Yuuki Sato 1 , Shinzo Yoshikado 1
1 Electronics, Doshisha University, Kyotanabe, Kyoto, Japan

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4:15 PM - BB2.5
Changes in Morphology and Electrical Properties of Annealed PEDOT:PSS Layers and Their Influence on the Performance of Polymer Blend Photodetectors.

Bettina Friedel 1 , Panagiotis Keivanidis 2 , Neil Greenham 1
1 Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 Physics, Imperial College London, London United Kingdom

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4:30 PM - BB2.6
Optimization of New Ultralow-k Materials for Advanced Interconnection.

Xuan Li 1 , James Economy * 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana , Illinois, United States

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4:45 PM - BB2.7
Investigating A Few Key Issues of Ionomeric Polymer/Conductive Network Composite Electromechanical Transducers.

Sheng Liu 1 2 , Minren Lin 2 , Wenjuan Liu 3 , Ralph Colby 3 2 , Qiming Zhang 1 2
1 Electrical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Materials Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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5:00 PM - BB2.8
Tuning Threshold Voltage and Off Current in Organic Transistors by Precharging Gate Dielectrics with Electron Microscope and Corona Sources.

Howard Katz 1 , Kedar Deshmukh 1 , James West 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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5:15 PM - BB2.9
Micropatterning of a Photocurable Hydrogel in a Microfluidic System.

Huijie Hou 1 , Arum Han 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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5:30 PM - BB2.10
On the DC Breakdown Mechanism of P(VDF-HFP) Capacitor Films with High Electrical Energy Density.

Xin Zhou 1 , Shihai Zhang 1 , Qin Chen 1 , Yong Wang 1 , Chen Zou 1 , Qiming Zhang 1
1 Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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5:45 PM - BB2.11
Earthworm Inspired Locomotion from Thermoresponsive Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Hydrogels.

Hitesh Arora 1 2 , Rahul Malik 1 , Lilit Yeghiazarian 3 , Claude Cohen 2 , Ulrich Wiesner 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca , New York, United States, 3 Biological Engineering, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States

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2008-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Zhongyang Cheng Auburn University
Qiming Zhang The Pennsylvania State University
Siegfried Bauer Johannes-Kepler University Linz
Debra A. Wrobleski Los Alamos National Laboratory
BB3: New Materials and Characterization
Session Chairs
Qiming Zhang
Wednesday AM, December 03, 2008
Grand Ballroom (Sheraton)

9:00 AM - **BB3.1
Multiferroic Magnetoelectric Polymer-Based Composites.

Ce-Wen Nan 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing China

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9:30 AM - BB3.2
Ferroic Nanofiber Yarns for Nanofluidic Applications.

Kostya Kornev 1 , Taras Andrukh 1 , Igor Luzinov 1
1 School of Materials Science & Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States

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9:45 AM - BB3.3
Low Loss Magnetodielectric Polymer Nanoparticle Composites for Radio Frequency (RF) Applications.

Ta-I Yang 1 , Leo Kempel 2 , Peter Kofinas 3
1 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States, 2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States, 3 Fischell Department of Bioengineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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10:00 AM - BB3.4
Polyaniline Nanostructures for Hydrogen Storage Applications.

Sesha Srinivasan 1 , Michael Jurczyk 1 , Ayala Phani 2 , Ashok Kumar 1 , Yogi Goswami 1 , Elias Stefanakos 1
1 , University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States, 2 , NANO-RAM Technologies, Bangalore India

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10:15 AM - BB3.5
Pattern Transformation in Periodic, Porous, Elasto-plastic Microstructures.

Srikanth Singamaneni 1 , Katia Bertoldi 2 , Sehoon Chang 1 , Ji-hyun Jang 3 , Edwin Thomas 3 , Mary Boyce 2 , Vladimir Tsukruk 1
1 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Institute of Soldier Nanotechnologies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:30 AM - BB3.6
Operation Characteristics of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite using Ionic Liquids.

Kunitomo Kikuchi 1 , Masafumi Miwa 2 , Shigeki Tsuchitani 3
1 Graduate School of Systems Engineering, Wakayama University, Wakayama-shi Japan, 2 Institute of Technology and Science, The University of Tokushima, Tokushikma-shi Japan, 3 Department of Opto-Mechatronics, Faculty of Systems Engineering, Wakayama University, Wakayama-shi Japan

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10:45 AM - BB3.7
α to β Phase Transformation in Nanocomposites of Poly (Vinylidene Fluoride) Doped with Silver Nanoparticles.

Daniel Miranda 1 , Vitor Sencadas 1 , Ana Sanchez-Iglesias 2 , Isabel Pastoriza-Santos 2 , Luis Liz-Marzan 2 , Jose Gomez Ribelles 3 4 5 , Senentxu Lanceros-Mendez 1
1 Departamento de Física, Universidade do Minho, Braga Portugal, 2 Dept. de Química Física, Universidade de Vigo, Vigo Spain, 3 3Centro de Biomateriales, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Valencia Spain, 4 Regenerative Medicine Unit, Centro de Investigación Príncipe Felipe, Valencia Spain, 5 , 5CIBER en Bioingeniería, Biomateriales y Nanomedicina, Valencia Spain

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11:30 AM - BB3.8
Enhanced Ferroelectric Properties of Electrospun Polyvinylidene difluoride-based Nanocomposites: Towards Multiferroic Materials.

Jennifer Andrew 1 , David Clarke 1
1 Materials, University of California- Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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11:45 AM - BB3.9
``Smart" Surfaces of Polymer Brushes.

Dong Meng 1 , Qiang Wang 1
1 Chemical and Biological Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States

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12:00 PM - BB3.10
Dielectric Breakdown of Transformer Insulation Materials Under Cryogenic and Room Temperatures.

Horatio Rodrigo 1 , Danny Crook 1 , Steve Ranner 1 , Richard Liang 1 2 , Aniket Ingole 1 2
1 Center for Advanced Power Systems, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 2 Industrial Engineering, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States

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12:15 PM - BB3.11
Bilayer Microactuator of Two Kinds of Polypyrroles Doped with Different Dopants.

Shigeki Tsuchitani 1 , Kosei Chikatani 2 , Kunitomo Kikuchi 2
1 Department of Opto-Mechatronics, Wakayama University, Wakayama-shi Japan, 2 Graduate School of Systems Engineering, Wakayama University, Wakayama-shi Japan

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BB4: Device Application
Session Chairs
Ce-wen Nan
D. Wrobleski