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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 V : Materials, Devices, and Characterization for Smart Systems

2008-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ji Su NASA Langley Research Center
Li-Peng (Leo) Wang TricornTech Corporation
Yasubumi Furuya Hirosaki University
Susan Trolier-McKinstry The Pennsylvania State University
Jinsong Leng Harbin Institute of Technology
V1: Magnetostrictives
Session Chairs
Yasubumi Furuya
Ji Su
Monday PM, December 01, 2008
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **V1.1
Magnetomechanical Behavior of Iron-Gallium Alloys.

Jayasimha Atulasimha 1 , Alison Flatau 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth Univ., Richmond, Virginia, United States, 2 Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland, , College Park, Maryland, United States

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10:00 AM - V1.2
Magnetostrictive Fe-Ga Wires with <100> Fiber Texture.

Shannon Farrell 1 , Patti Quigley 1 , Kyle Avery 1 , David Bligh 1 , Allison Nolting 1 , Timothy Hatchard 2 3 , Stephanie Flynn 2 , Richard Dunlap 2 3
1 Dockyard Laboratory (Atlantic), Defence R&D Canada, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2 Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 3 Institute for Research in Materials, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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10:15 AM - V1.3
Rapid-solidified Magnetostrictive Polycrystalline Strong-Textured Galfenol (Fe-Ga) Alloy and its Applications for Micro Gas-valve.

Chihiro Saito 1 , Teiko Okazaki 2 , Yasubumi Furuya 3
1 NJC Research Center , Namiki Precision Jewel Co.,Lt, Tokyo Japan, 2 Physical Science , Hirosaki University , Hirosaki Japan, 3 Intelligent Machines and System Engineering, Hirosaki University, Hirosaki Japan

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10:30 AM - V1.4
Development of Actuators and Motors Based on Giant Magnetostrictive Materials by a Modular Innovative Approach.

Nanjia Zhou 1
1 , Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas, United States

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10:45 AM - V1.5
Development of Fe-Ga-Al(Galfenol) System Alloys with Large Magnetostriction and High Strength by Precipitation Hardening of the Dispersed Carbides.

Toshiya Takahashi 1 , Teiko Okazaki 1 , Yasubumi Furuya 1
1 Science and Technology, Hirosaki university, Hirosaki Japan

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11:00 AM - V1:
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V2: Multfunctionals and Multiferroics
Session Chairs
Hiroshi Asanuma
Yasubumi Furuya
Monday PM, December 01, 2008
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

11:30 AM - V2.1
Investigation of Surface und Bulk Properties of Ni2MnGa via X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy (XAS) and X-ray Magnetic Circular Dichroism (XMCD).

M. Kallmayer 1 , P. Poersch 1 , T. Eichhorn 1 , G. Jakob 1 , H. Elmers 1 , C. Jenkins 2 , C. Felser 2 , R. Ramesh 3 , M. Huth 4
1 Institut für Physik, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, D-55128 Mainz Germany, 2 Institut für Anorganische und Analytische Chemie, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, D-55128 Mainz Germany, 3 Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of California, 94720 Berkeley, California, United States, 4 Physikalisches Institut, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/Main, D-60438 Frankfurt/Main Germany

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11:45 AM - V2.2
Growth and Structure of Epitaxial Ni-Mn-Ga Magnetic Shape Memory Films.

Gerhard Jakob 1 , Tobias Eichhorn 1 , Catherine Jenkins 1 2 3 , Peter Poersch 1 , Hans-Joachim Elmers 1 , Claudia Felser 2 , Ramamoorthy Ramesh 3 , Michael Huth 4
1 Institute of Physics, University of Mainz, Mainz Germany, 2 Institute for Anorganic and Analytical Chemistry, University of Mainz, Mainz Germany, 3 Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States, 4 Physics Institute, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt Germany

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12:00 PM - V2.3
Magnetostriction in Fe-Co Binary Probed Using the Thin Film Composition Spread Technique.

Dwight Hunter 1 , R. Takahashi 1 , R. Suchoski 1 , J. Hattrick-Simpers 1 , S. Lofland 2 , M. Wuttig 1 , I. Takeuchi 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States, 2 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey, United States

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12:15 PM - V2.4
Magnetoelastic Material as a Biosensor for the Detection of Salmonella Typhimurium.

Ramji Lakshmanan 1 , Rajesh Guntupalli 4 1 , Shichu Huang 1 , Michael Johnson 1 , Leslie Mathison 1 , I-Hsuan Chen 3 , Valery Petrenko 2 , Zhong-Yang Cheng 1 , Bryan Chin 1
1 Materials Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, United States, 4 Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology, College of VetirinaryMedicine, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, United States, 3 Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn Unviersity, Auburn, Alabama, United States, 2 Department of Pathobiology, College of VetirinaryMedicine, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, United States

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V3: Sensors and Novel Processing
Session Chairs
Shanyi Du
Frederic Dumas Bouchiat
Atulasimha Jayasimha
Jinsong Leng
Monday PM, December 01, 2008
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - V3.1
Fabrication of Gas Nanosensors and Microsensors via Local Anodic Oxidation.

Braulio Archanjo 1 , Guilherme Silveira 1 , Alem-Mar Goncalves 1 , Diego Alves 1 , Andre Ferlauto 1 , Rodrigo Lacerda 1 , Bernardo Neves 1
1 Physics, UFMG, Belo Horizonte Brazil

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2:45 PM - V3.2
Controlled Assemble and Microfabrication of Zeolite Nanoparticles on SiO2 Substrates for Potential Biosensor Applications.

Seckin Ozturk 1 4 , Kubra Kamisoglu 2 , Rasit Turan 1 3 , Burcu Akata 1 4
1 Micro and Nanotechnology, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey, 4 Central Laboratory, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey, 2 Chemical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey, 3 Physics, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey

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3:00 PM - V3.3
Growth of One-Dimensional Metal Oxide Nanostructures and Nanowire-based Devices.

Sanjay Mathur 1 2 , Sven Barth 2 , Francisco Hernandez-Ramirez 3 , Joan Daniel Prades 3 , Albert Romano-Rodriguez 3
1 Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Cologne, Cologne Germany, 2 Department of CVD-Technology, Leibniz-Intitut für Neue Materialien, Saarbrücken Germany, 3 IN2UB and EME-Department of Electronics, University of Barcelona, Barcelona Spain

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3:15 PM - V3.4
Catalyst-based Solid State Sensor Schemes for Wide Temperature Range Hydrogen Leak Detection.

Claudiu Muntele 1 , Sandra Sadate 1 , Malek Abunaemeh 1 , Cydale Smith 1 , Daniel McElhaney 1 , Jonathan Gardner 2 , Abdalla Elsamadicy 2 , Daryush Ila 1
1 , Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama, United States, 2 , University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, United States

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3:30 PM - **V3.5
Guided Self-assembly of Nanostructured Titanium Oxide.

Baoxiang Wang 1 , Min Zhou 1 , Zbigniew Rozynek 1 , Jon Otto Fossum 1
1 Department of Physics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim Norway

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4:00 PM - V3
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4:30 PM - **V3.6
Development Of Multifunctional Structural Material Systems By Innovative Design And Processing.

Hiroshi Asanuma 1
1 Mechanical Engineering Course, Chiba University, Chiba-shi Japan

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5:00 PM - V3.7
Nanoimprinting using Anodic Porous Alumina as a Mold.

Takashi Yanagishita 1 2 , Takahide Endo 1 , Kazuyuki Nishio 1 2 , Hideki Masuda 1 2
1 , Tokyo Metropolitan Univ., Tokyo Japan, 2 , KAST, Kanagawa Japan

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5:15 PM - V3.8
Multiple Duplication of Electroformed Nano-Ni Stamps from Si Mother Mold.

Si-Hyeong Cho 1 , Jung-Ki Lee 1 , Jung-Ho Seo 1 , Hyun-Woo Lim 2 , Jin-Goo Park 1 2
1 Bio-Nano Technology, Hanyang University, Ansan city, Gyeonggi-do, Korea (the Republic of), 2 Materials Engineering, Hanyang University, Ansan city, Gyeonggi-do, Korea (the Republic of)

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5:30 PM - V3.9
A Novel Technique for the Nano-fabrication of Diamond Stamp Structures.

Warren McKenzie 1 , Graham Cross 1 , John Pethica 1
1 CRANN, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin Ireland

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5:45 PM - V3.10
Fabrication of PbTe and PbTe@Pb(OH)2 Core-shell Nanocubes and Their Self-Assembly.

Jun Zhang 1 , Jiye Fang 1
1 , State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States

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V4: Poster Session I
Session Chairs
Yasubumi Furuya
Ji Su
Tuesday AM, December 02, 2008
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - V4.1
X-Ray-Induced Wettability Modification.

Yong Bum Kwon 1 , Byung Mook Weon 1 , Kyu Hwang Won 1 , Jung Ho Je 1 , Yeukuang Hwu 2 , Giorgio Margaritondo 3
1 , X-ray Imaging Center, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang Korea (the Republic of), 2 , Institute of Physics, Academia sinica, Taipei Taiwan, 3 , School of Basic Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Fádárale de Lausanne, Lausanne Switzerland

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9:00 PM - V4.10
Indium Tin Zinc Oxides Composites Thin Films for Multifunctional Sensors.

Rajini Konda 1 , Alex Lee 2 , Rajeh Mundle 1 , Olu Bamiduro 1 , Gilbert Kogo 1 , Ozgul Yasar 1 , Messaoud Bahoura 1 , Frances Williams 1 , Aswini Pradhan 1
1 Center for Materials Research, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

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9:00 PM - V4.11
Technique for High-resolution Imaging of Local Lattice Distortion in LSIs by Forbidden Reflection-based Dark-field Transmission Electron Microscopy.

Shiro Takeno 1 , Mitsuo Koike 1 , Hiroki Tanaka 1 , Teruyuki Kinno 1 , Mitsuhiro Tomita 1 , Fumihiko Uesugi 2
1 , Toshiba Corporation, Yokohama Japan, 2 , Toshiba Nanoanalysis Corporation, Yokohama Japan

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9:00 PM - V4.12
Hydrogen Sensing Properties in PdO Sputtered Thin Films.

Young Taek Lee 1 2 , Eunsong–yi Lee 2 , Da Hye Kim 2 , Kye Jin Jeon 2 , Wooyoung Lee 1 2
1 Nanomedical National Core Research Center, Yonsei University , Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - V4.14
Hysteretic Resistance in Hydrogenated Pd Thin Films.

Eunsong-yi Lee 1 , Jun Min Lee 1 , Won Jin Choi 1 , Kye Jin Jeon 1 , Wooyoung Lee 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei University , Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - V4.15
In-Situ Characterization of Polymer films and Their Interactions with Environmental and Biological Substances by Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation Monitoring (QCM-D).

Archana Jaiswal 1
1 , Q-Sense, Inc., Gleb Burnie, Maryland, United States

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9:00 PM - V4.16
Multiple Phage-Based Magnetoelastic Biosensors System for the Detection of Salmonella typhimurium and Bacillus anthracis Spores.

Shichu Huang 1 , Hong Yang 1 , Ramji Lakshmanan 1 , Michael Johnson 1 , I-suan Chen 2 , Howard Wikle 1 , Valery Petrenko 3 , James Barbaree 2 , Bryan Chin 1
1 Materials Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, United States, 2 Dept. of Biological Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, United States, 3 Dept. of Pathobiology, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, United States

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9:00 PM - V4.17
Wireless Remote 2-D Strain Sensor using SAW Delay Line.

Toru Nomura 1 , Atushi Saitoh 2
1 Faculty of Engineering, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokyo Japan, 2 , Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokyo Japan

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9:00 PM - V4.18
The Transient Response Modification of a MIS Hydrogen Sensor with Excimer Laser Processing.

Linfeng Zhang 1 , Sachin Thanawala 2 , Ratna Naik 3 , Gregory Auner 2
1 Electrical Engineering, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States, 2 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, United States, 3 Physics and Astronomy, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, United States

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9:00 PM - V4.19
Conformable Passive Sensors for Wireless Structural Health Monitoring.

Sharavanan Balasubramaniam 1 , Tarisha Mistry 2 , Niwat Angkawisittpan 2 , Jung-Rae Park 1 , Alkim Akyurtlu 2 , Tenneti Rao 2 , Ramaswamy Nagarajan 1
1 Plastics Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Rehovot Israel

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9:00 PM - V4.20
Study the Conduction Mechanism and the Electrical Response of Strained Nano-thin 3C-SiC Films on Si used as Surface Sensors.

Ronak Rahimi 1 , Chris Miller 1 , Alan Munger 1 , Srikanth Raghavan 1 , Charter Stinespring 2 , Dimitris Korakakis 1
1 Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, United States

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9:00 PM - V4.21
Carbon Nanofiber-Network Sensor Films for Strain Measurement in Composites.

Nguyen Nguyen 1 , SangYoon Lee 1 , Nikhil Gupta 1
1 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - V4.22
Influence of Oxygen Partial Pressure on the Physical Properties of Titanium Oxycarbide Thin Films: The Influence of Composition, Bonding Characteristics and Structural Evolution.

Senentxu Lanceros-Mendez 1 , A. Fernandes 1 , J. Serrado Nunes 1 , F. Vaz 1 , A. Pinto 2 , N. Martin 3
1 Physics, Universidade do Minho, Braga Portugal, 2 , Universidade do Minho, Guimarães Portugal, 3 , Institut FEMTO-ST, UMR 6174, CNRS UFC ENSMM UTBM France

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9:00 PM - V4.23
Joining Technique for High Temperature Pb-free Solder by Using Vacuum Evaporation Deposition.

Toshihide Takahashi 1 , Tatsuoki Kono 1 , Shuichi Komatsu 2
1 Corporate Research & Development Center, Toshiba Corporation, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan, 2 , Toshiba Research Consulting Corporation, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan

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9:00 PM - V4.24
Characterization of Protein Micro-arrays on a Cell Repulsive Film for Cell-surface Interactions.

Ana Ruiz 1 , Laura Ceriotti 1 , Lucel Sirghi 1 , Hubert Rauscher 1 , Ilaria Mannelli 1 , Leonora Buzanska 1 2 , Sandra Coecke 1 , Pascal Colpo 1 , Francois Rossi 1
1 , Joint Research Center, Ispra Italy, 2 Medical Research Clinical Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw Poland

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9:00 PM - V4.25
Absorption Spectra of Ferroic (NH2(C2H5)2)2CuCl4 Nanocrystals Incorporated into the Photopolymer Matrix.

Kazimierz Plucinski 1 , Volodymyr Kapustianyk 2 , Ivan Kityk 3
1 Electronics Department, Military Univ. of Technology, Warsaw Poland, 2 Scientific Technical and Educational Centre of Low Temperature Studies, Univ. of Lviv, Lviv Ukraine, 3 Faculty of Chemistry, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice Poland

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9:00 PM - V4.3
Remendable Materials Using Reversible Covalent Bonds.

Amy Peterson 1 , Giuseppe Palmese 1
1 Chemical & Biological Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - V4.4
Experimental Method for Characterizing Force Response in Hydrogels

John Springmann 2 , Wendy Crone 1 2
2 Engineering Mechanics, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 1 Engineering Physics, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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9:00 PM - V4.5
Solvomechanical Response of Diazobenzene Polymer Films in Organic Solvents.

Jianxia Zhang 1 2 , John Wiley 1 2
1 Chemistry, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 2 AMRI, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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9:00 PM - V4.6
Preparation of Asymmetric Thermosensitive Double-layer Gel.

Takashi Iizawa 1 , Akihiro Terao 1
1 Department of Chemical Enginering, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima Japan

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9:00 PM - V4.7
Formation of Wrinkle Patterns on Porous Elastomeric Membrane and Their Fabrication of Hierarchical Architectures.

Yue Cui 1 , Shu Yang 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - V4.9
Thin Poly(styrene-block-4-hydroxystyrene) Block Copolymer Films Spin Coated Directly on Topographic Pre-pattern Substrates.

Geuntak Lee 1 , Pil Sung Jo 1 , Bokyung Yoon 1 , Taehee Kim 1 , Himadri Acharya 1 , Ho-Cheol Kim 2 , June Huh 3 , Cheolmin Park 1
1 Materials science and engineering, Yonsei University , Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 , IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, United States, 3 Materials science and engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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2008-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ji Su NASA Langley Research Center
Li-Peng (Leo) Wang TricornTech Corporation
Yasubumi Furuya Hirosaki University
Susan Trolier-McKinstry The Pennsylvania State University
Jinsong Leng Harbin Institute of Technology
V5: Novel Active Materials: Polymers
Session Chairs
Kwang Kim
Ji Su
Tuesday AM, December 02, 2008
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **V5.1
An Artificial Muscle Actuated by Metal Hydrides.

Alex Vanderhoff 1 , Kwang Kim 1
1 Mechanical Engineeering, Univ. of Nevada, Reno, Reno, Nevada, United States

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10:00 AM - V5.2
Cellulose Electroactive Paper (EAPap): The Potential for a Novel Electronic Material.

Joo-Hyung Kim 1 , Kwangsun Kang 1 , Sungryul Yun 1 , Sangyeul Yang 1 , Min-Hee Lee 1 , Jung-Whan Kim 1 , Jaehwan Kim 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, INHA University, Incheon Korea (the Republic of)

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10:15 AM - V5.3
Rheology and Electrorheology of Nanorod-Loaded Liquid Crystalline Polymers.

Ana Cameron-Soto 1 , Sonia Aviles-Barreto 1 , Aldo Acevedo-Rullan 1
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, United States

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10:30 AM - V5.4
Mechanics of Soft Active Materials.

Xuanhe Zhao 1 , Wei Hong 1 2 , Zhigang Suo 1
1 School of Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States

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10:45 AM - V5.5
Absorption-induced Deformations of Nanofiber Yarns and Nanofibrous Webs.

Daria Monaenkova 1 , Konstantin Kornev 1 , Taras Andrukh 1
1 MSE, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States

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11:00 AM - V5
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V6: Novel Active Materials: Composites
Session Chairs
Kwang Kim
Qibing Pei
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2008
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

11:30 AM - **V6.1
Recent Progress and Application of Novel Smart Composite Materials.

Shanyi Du 1 , Jinsong Leng 2
1 Centre for composite materials, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin China, 2 Centre for composite materials, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin China

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12:00 PM - V6.2
High Modulus Nanolayer / Elastomer Hybrids for Vibration Damping.

Erik Dunkerley 1 , Hilmar Koerner 2 , Richard Vaia 2 , Daniel Schmidt 1
1 Plastics Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Air Force Research Labs, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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12:15 PM - V6.3
A Novel Approach for Processing 2 – 2 Single Crystal / Polymer Composites.

Michael Ugorek 1 , Gary Messing 1 , Susan Trolier-McKinstry 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Materials Research Institute, Pennsylvania State Universtiy, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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12:30 PM - V6.4
The Influence of Processing Variables on the Morphology and Performance of a Two-Dimensional Conducting Fiber Reinforced Dielectric Elastomer Composite Material.

Brian Stewart 1 , Kathryn Logan 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

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12:45 PM - V6.5
Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites Processed by Hot Pressing: Effect on Capacitance and Energy Harvesting.

Rashi Tiwari 1 , Sang_Mun Kim 1 , Kwang Kim 1
1 Mechanical Engineeering, Univ. of Nevada, Reno, Reno, Nevada, United States

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V7: Optics
Session Chairs
Jinsong Leng
Paul Mulvaney
Paul Muralt
Baoxiang Wang
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2008
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - V7.1
Nano-optical Negative-index Photonic Crystal Lenses for Subwavelength Imaging and Next-generation Optoelectronics.

Bernard Casse 1 , Wentao Lu 1 , Yongjian Huang 1 , Srinivas Sridhar 1
1 Electronic Materials Research Institute, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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2:45 PM - V7.2
Characterization of Optical Metamaterials.

Nicholaos Limberopoulos 1 , Alkim Akyurtlu 1 , Aram Karakashian 2 , William Goodhue 2 , Michael Coulombe 2
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Physics and Applied Physics, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Massachusetts, United States

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3:15 PM - **V7.4
Mapping the Surface Plasmon Resonance Landscape of Gold Nanocrystals.

Paul Mulvaney 1
1 School of Chemistry & Bio21 Institute, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

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3:45 PM - V7.5
Supercontinuum Generation in Toroidal Chalcogenide Microresonators.

Duygu Akbulut 1 , Abdullah Tulek 1 , Mehmet Bayindir 1 2
1 UNAM - Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology, Bilkent University, Ankara Turkey, 2 Department of Physics, Bilkent University, Ankara Turkey

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4:00 PM - V7
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4:30 PM - V7.6
An Approach to Develop an Integrated Process for the Development of Smart Luminescent Sensor Materials for Structural Health Monitoring Systems: The Case Study of BAS:Eu Triboluminescent Ceramics.

Kaustav Sinha 1 , Brett Pearson 1 , Said Casolco 2 , Javier Garay 2 , Olivia Graeve 3 1 , Brandon Williams 1
1 Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, Nevada, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States, 3 Kazuo Inamori School of Engineering, Alfred University, Alfred, New York, United States

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4:45 PM - V7.7
Optical Characterization of GaN Nanorods by Spectroscopic Ellipsometry.

Shih-Hsin Hsu 1 , Ching-Hua Chiu 2 , Hao-Chung Kao 2 , Tien-Chang Lu 2 , Shing-Chung Wang 2 , Yuh-Jen Cheng 1 , Yia-Chung Chang 1 2
1 Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei Taiwan, 2 Department of Photonics and Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu Taiwan

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5:00 PM - V7.8
Pb(Zr,Ti)O3 Nanofibers Produced by Electrospinning Process.

Ebru Mensur Alkoy 1 , Canan Dagdeviren 1 , Melih Papila 1
1 Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Sabanci University, Istanbul Turkey

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5:15 PM - V7.9
Light-powered Electrical Switch Based on Cargo Lifting Azobenzene Monolayers: the Role of Cooperativity in Molecular Motors.

Paolo Samori 1 2 , Giuseppina Pace 1 , Jeffrey Mativetsky 1 , Mark Elbing 4 , Michael Zharnikov 5 , Marcel Mayor 6 4 , Maria Anita Rampi 3
1 Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie Supramoléculaires, Université Louis Pasteur de Strasbourg, Strasbourg France, 2 Istituto per la Sintesi Organica e la Fotoreattività, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Bologna Italy, 4 Institute for Nanotechnology, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe , Karlsruhe Germany, 5 Angewandte Physikalische Chemie, Universität Heidelberg, Heidelberg Germany, 6 Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, Basel Switzerland, 3 Department of Chemistry, University of Ferrara, Ferrara Italy

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5:30 PM - V7.10
Study on the Effect of Temperature on Optical Properties of ZnO Thin Film Using SPR.

Shibu Saha 1 , K. Sreenivas 1 , Vinay Gupta 1
1 Department of Physics & Astrophysics, University of Delhi, Delhi, Delhi, India

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5:45 PM - V7.11
Optical Fiber Loop Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring of Composites.

Nikhil Gupta 1 , Nguyen Nguyen 1
1 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, New York, United States

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2008-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ji Su NASA Langley Research Center
Li-Peng (Leo) Wang TricornTech Corporation
Yasubumi Furuya Hirosaki University
Susan Trolier-McKinstry The Pennsylvania State University
Jinsong Leng Harbin Institute of Technology
V8: Actuators and Energy Conversion
Session Chairs
Darrell Schlom
Li-Peng Wang
Wednesday AM, December 03, 2008
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

9:15 AM - **V8.1
Durable Dielectric Elastomer Actuators via Self-Clearable Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes.

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

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9:45 AM - V8.2
A Hybrid Actuation System Concept and Applications in the Development of High Performance Electromechanical Devices.

Ji Su 1 , Tian-Bing Xu 2 , Xiaoning Jiang 3
1 , NASA langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia, United States, 2 , National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, Virginia, United States, 3 , TRS Technologies Inc., State College, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:00 AM - V8.3
Piezoelectric Composites: Electromechanical Properties and Design Maps.

Ronit Kar-Gupta 1 , T. Venkatesh 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States

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10:15 AM - V8.4
6 Watt Segmented Power Generator Modules using Bi2Te3 and ErAs:(InGaAs)1-x(InAlAs)x Elements Embedded with ErAs Nanoparticles.

Gehong Zeng 1 , Hong Lu 2 , Je-Hyeong Bahk 1 , Ashok Ramu 1 , Arthur Gossard 2 , John Bowers 1
1 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 2 Materials Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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10:30 AM - V8.5
Quantitative Probing of Electro-mechanical Energy Conversion and Dissipation on the Nanoscale: Band Excitation Piezoresponse Force Microscopy.

Maxim Nikiforov 1 , Stephen Jesse 1 , Roger Proksch 2 , Sergei Kalinin 1
1 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 , Asylum Research, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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