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Nanotech 2001 Conference Program - Monday March 19

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7:30 MSM and ICCN Registration
Admiral's Landing
8:15 ICCN Conference Opening
Promenade 6 & 7
Session chair: Matthew Laudon, Axiowave Networks
8:30 ICCN Keynotes
Promenade 6 & 7
Session chair: Wolfgang Windl, Motorola
8:30de Novo Multiscale modeling and Simulation for Nanoscale Materials
W. Goddard, Caltech , USA
9:20An Overview on Bioinformatics in 2001
A. Bairoch, Swiss Institute of Bioinformations , Switzerland
10:10 Break
Admiral's Landing
9:50 MSM Conference Opening
Commodore A & B
Session chair: Narayan Aluru, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana Champaigne
10:00 MSM Keynotes
Commodore A & B
Session chair: Andreas Wild, Motorola
10:00Towards Predictive TCAD and Fab Integration
W. Fichtner, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
10:50Bringing Together MEMS, Optics, Fluidics, RF and ICs in a Design Flow for MST
J. Gilbert, Coventor , USA
10:30 Surfaces, Surface Processes and Thin Films
Promenade 6
Session chair: R. Car, Princeton University, USA
10:30Microstructure Formation and Kinetics in the Random Sequential Adsorption of Tethered Nanoparticles
J.J. Gray, D.H. Klein, B.A. Korgel and R.T. Bonnecaze, University of Texas, USA
10:50Dynamics and Friction at Incommensurate Contacting Surfaces
A. Fasolino, L. Consoli and H.J.F. Knops, University of Nijmegen, THE NETHERLANDS
11:10Thermodynamic Behaviors of Nano-Sized Au Clusters on the (001) Surface
M. Namkung and R.A. Wincheski, NASA Langley Research Center, USA
11:30Atomistic Simulations of Wetting and Spreading in Metal Systems
E.B. Webb III and G.S. Grest, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
11:50A Signal Processing Approach for the Analysis of Mechanism of Surface Generation in EDM
V.S.R. Murti, P. Laxminarayana and M.K. Reddy, Osmania University, INDIA
10:30 Nano-Structure Simulation : From Thin Oxides to Biological Ion Channels
Promenade 7
Session chair: Robert Eisenberg, Rush Medical Center
10:30Ionic Channels as Biodevices
R. Eisenberg, Rush Medical Center, USA
10:50Three-Dimensional Continuum Simulation of Biological Ion Channels
T.A. van der Straaten, J. Tang, R.S. Eisenberg, U. Ravaioli and N. Aluru, Rush Medical College, USA
11:10Mechanisms of Selectivity in Biological Ion Channels
W. Nonner, University of Miami, USA
11:30Calcium Ion Permeation through the Calcium Release Channel (Ryanodine Receptor) of Cardiac Muscle
D.P. Chen, B. Eisenber and, G. Meissner, Rush Medical Center , USA
11:50Simulation Studies of Channels in Biological Membranes
D. Henderson, D.D. Busath, R.L. Rowley, P.S. Crozier and D. Boda, Brigham Young University,
12:00 Lunch
13:20 Numerics, Algorthms - 1
Commodore A
Session chair: Narayan Aluru, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana Champaigne
13:20Modeling of Ionic Hydrogel Kinetics in Buffered Solutions
R.R. Ohs, S.K. De and N.R. Aluru, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
13:40Variance Reduction in Monte Carlo Device Simulation by Means of Event Biasing
H. Kosina, M. Nedjalkov and S. Selberherr, Technical University of Vienna , AUSTRIA
14:00Moment-based Analysis of Mechanical Effects on Trench-Hall Devices
S. Taschini, J.G. Korvink and H. Baltes, ETH Zurich, SWITZERLAND
14:20Fast Fluid Analysis for Multibody Micromachined Devices
X. Wang, P. Mucha and J. White, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
13:20 System Level Modeling
Commodore B
Session chair: G.K. Fedder, Carnegie Mellon University
13:20Squeeze Film Damping in Arbitrary Shaped Microdevices Modelled by an Accurate Mixed Level Scheme
G. Schrag, P. Voigt and G. Wachutka, Munich University of Technology, GERMANY
13:40Acoustic Impedance Elements Modeling Oscillating Gas Flow in Micro Channels
T. Veijola, Helsinki University of Technology, FINLAND
14:00Comparison of Two Novel Control Strategies for a Closed Loop Micromachined Tunnelling Accelerometer
E. Gaura and M. Kraft, Coventry University , UNITED KINGDOM
14:20Closed Loop Micromachined Inertial Sensors with Higher Order SD-Modulators
M. Kraft, W. Redman-White and M.E. Mokhtari, University of Southampton, Highfield, UNITED KINGDOM
13:20 Atomic and Molecular Scale Modeling
Promenade 6
Session chair: Niels Gronbech-Jensen, UC - Davis
13:20Atomistic Simulations of Size Scale and Strain Rate Effects on Plasticity of Metals
M.I. Baskes, M.F. Horstemeyer and S.J. Plimpton, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
13:40Million Atom Electronic Structure Calculations of Nanostructures
L-W. Wang, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab , USA
14:00Multi-Million Atom Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Plasticity and Phase-Transitions in Metals
P. Lomdahl, Los Alamos National Lab, USA
14:20Thermodynamic Processes of Si-interstitial Clusters
J. Kim, S. Birner, D.A. Richie, J.W. Wilkins, A.F. Voter, Ohio State University, USA
13:20 Biological Molecular Design and Simulation - 1
Promenade 7
Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory
13:20Applications of the Structural Comparison Algorithm for Simulated Annealing Optimizations and Stochastic Simulations
E. Curotto, Beaver College, USA
13:40Model of Photovoltage Response of Bacteriorhodopsin in PVA Films
M. Frydrych, L. Lensu, C. Aschi, S. Parkkinen, J. Parkkinen and T. Jaaskelainen, Lappeenranta University of Technology, FINLAND
14:00Stochastic Simulations of Cell-Cell Signalling in Hepatocytes
M.E. Gracheva, R. Toral and J.D. Gunton, Lehigh University, USA
14:20Molecular Dynamics Studies on Folic Acid and Fluorescein-Derivatized PAMAM Dendrimers
I. Lee, B.D. Athey, A.W. Wetzel and J.R. Baker_Jr., University of Michigan, USA
14:40 Break
Admiral's Landing
15:00 Compact Modeling
Commodore A
Session chair: Bart Romanowicz, Axiowave Networks
15:00Experimental Determination of Electrical, Metallurgical, and Physical Gate Lengths of Submicron MOSFETºs
X. Zhou and K.Y. Lim, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE
15:20Compact Modeling of Avalanche Breakdown in pn-Junctions for Computer-Aided ESD Design (CAD for ESD)
Y. Subramanian and R.B. Darling, University of Washington, USA
15:40Compact Modeling and Circuit Impact of a Novel Frequency Dependence of Capacitance in RF MOSFETs
C. Sudhama, K. Joardar, J. Whitfield and A. Zlotnicka, Motorola SPS, USA
16:00A New Compact Model of Floating Gate Non-Volatile Memory Cells
L. Larcher, P. Pavan, F. Gattel, L. Albani and A. Marmiroli, Universit˝ di Modena e Reggio Emilia, ITALY
15:00 Optimization - 1
Commodore B
Session chair: Wenjing Ye, Georgia Institute of Technology
15:00Optimization of Integrated Magnetic Field Sensors
J. Lienemann, A. Greiner, J.G. Korvink and O. Sigmund, Albert Ludwig University, GERMANY
15:20A New Material Interpolation Scheme for the Topology Optimization of Thermally Actuated Compliant Micromechanisms
L. Yin and G.K. Ananthasuresh, University of Pennsylvania, USA
15:40Robust Mask-Layout Synthesis for MEMS
L. Ma and E.K. Antonsson, California Institute of Technology, USA
16:00Designing Efficient Computer Experiments for Metamodel Generation
S.B. Crary, D.M. Woodcock and A. Hieke, Crary Group, USA
16:20Voxel-Based Heterogeneous Geometric Modeling for Surface Micromachined MEMS
A. Perrin, V. Ananthakrishnan, F. Gao, R. Sarma and G.K. Ananthasuresh, University of Pennsylvania, 220 S. 33rd Street, USA
16:40 Break
Commodore B
16:50 Optimization - 2
Commodore B
Session chair: Selden Crary, Crary Group
16:50Noise Modeling Methodology for Full-System Inertial Microsensor Codesign
M.D. Pottenger and W.J. Kaiser, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
17:10Computer-Aided Kinematic Design of a Torsional Ratcheting Actuator
E. Sacks and S.M. Barnes, Purdue University, USA
17:30Design of Reconfigurable Composite Microsystems Based on Hardware/Software Co-design Principles
T. Zhang, K. Chakrabarty and R. Fair, Duke University, USA
15:00 Nanoscale Modeling of Front-End Processing in Silicon
Promenade 6
Session chair: Wolfgang Windl, Motorola
15:00Effect of Stress on Dopant Diffusion in Si
M. Daw, Clemson University, USA
15:20Rapid Ab Initio Modeling of Light Atom Interactions with Silicon
M.P. Teter and P. Clancy, Cornell University, USA
15:40Atomistic Modeling of Arsenic Diffusion and Activation
S. Dunham, P. Fastenko, Z. Qin and G. Henkelman, University of Washington, USA
16:00Theoretical Investigations of Diffusion and Clustering in Semiconductors
B.P. Uberuaga, G. Henkelman, H. Jonsson, S.T. Dunham and W. Windl, Los Alamos National Lab, USA
16:20Developing Predictive Process Models
T. Lenosky, B. Sadigh, S. Centoni, M.-J. Caturla, S. Theiss and T. Diaz de la Rubia, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
16:40Boron Diffusion and Activation in Silicon in the Presence of Other Species
H-J. Li, P. Kohli, S. Ganguly, T.A. Kirichenko, P. Zeitzoff, K. Torres and S. Banerjee, Univ. of Texas Austin, USA
17:00Ab Initio Modeling of Boron Clustering in Silicon
W. Windl, X-Y. Liu and M.P. Masquelier, Motorola, USA
15:00 Bioinformatics/Mathematical Biology
Promenade 7
15:00Poincareº Maps Of Gene Structures: A Dynamic Approach To Genomics
S. Assadi, H. Eghbalnia and A. Assadi, Fermi Lab, USA
15:20Detecting Secondary Peptide Structures by Scaling a Genetic Algorithm
S.R. Michaud, J.B. Zydallis, G.B. Lamont and R. Pachter, Air Force Institute of Technology, USA
15:40Quadratic Estimates In Microarray Gene Expression Informatics
A. Assadi, H. Eghbalnia and S. Assadi, University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA
16:00Statistical Theory for Protein Combinatorial Libraries
H. Kono, J. Zou and J.G. Saven, University of Pennsylvania, USA
16:20Minimally Dependent Microarray Data Clustering
H. Eghbalnia, S. Assadi and A. Assadi, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
17:00 Workshop: MEMS Modeling Seminar
Promenade 7
Session chair: CFD Research Corporation
19:00 Workshop: MEMS CAD Tool Seminar
Promenade 6
Session chair: Coventor, Inc.
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