2007 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - Nanotech 2007 - 10th Annual
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Nanoparticles in Soft Materials - Colloidal Systems
Polymer Nanotechnology
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Nanostructured Materials & Devices

Symposium Sessions


Monday May 21

7:00 Registration
8:30 Nanotech Conference Opening & Keynotes
1:30 CNT: Electron Transport and Assembled CNTs
1:30 Nanoparticles: Dry Synthesis
4:00 CNT: Controlled Growth
4:00 Nanoparticles: Novel Structures & Applications

Tuesday May 22

7:00 TUESDAY - Registration
8:30 Keynotes: Polymer Nanotechnology
8:30 Keynotes CNT: Manufacturing Progress - NNCO
10:30 Nanoparticles in Soft Materials: Colloids: Photonics and Applications
11:00 CNT: Manufacturing Progress - NNCO
11:00 NanoFab: Bottom-Up Approach: Nano-Composites and Nano-Particles
1:30 Nano Particles: Polymer Nanotechnology: Coatings Applications
3:00 Polymer Nanotechnology 2
2:00 Nanoparticles in Soft Materials: Colloids: Applications
1:00 CNT: Manufacturing Progress - NNCO
1:30 A Special Session on: The Realization of Nanocomposite Products: An Integrated Approach to Technological Innovation - NNCO
4:00 Poster Session 1 (4:00 - 6:00) & Expo Reception

Wednesday May 23

8:30 Keynotes: Composites and Interfaces
8:30 Nanoscale Characterization: Force characterization: push, pull, bend
10:30 Softnano: Soft Nanotechnology
11:00 Polymer Nanocomposites: Nanoparticles
11:00 CNT: Synthesis
1:00 CNT: Mechanical & Composites
2:00 Nanotech Poster Session 2 - Expo Reception (2:00 - 4:00)
4:00 Softnano: Directing Nanoparticle Formation using Soft Nanostructured Materials
4:00 Nanoscale Characterization: Soft Nanotechnology
4:00 Composites & Interfaces

Thursday May 24

8:30 Softnano: Composites: Polymers: ICCN: Keynote
1:30 Polymer Nanotech: Nanocomposites: Focus on particles in the matrix
1:30 ICCN: Modeling Zeolites, Surfaces and Surface Processes

Symposium Program


Monday May 21

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7:00 RegistrationMain Lobby
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8:30 Nanotech Conference Opening & KeynotesGrand Ballroom
 Session chair: Bart Romanowicz, NSTI, Andreas Wild, Freescale Semiconductors
8:30 How the US Can Ensure Energy Supply for the Future
J. Hofmeister, Shell Oil, US (bio)
9:10 National Nanotech Initiative and Industrial Nanotechnology Impact
A.H. Carim, Co-Chair, Nanoscale Science and Engineering Technology, Subcommittee, National Science & Technology Council, U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
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1:30 CNT: Electron Transport and Assembled CNTsGrand Ballroom C
 Session chair: Wolfgang Bacsa, Université Paul Sabatier, FR
1:30 Electronic and Magnetic Properties of SWCNT Yarns
D.S. Lashmore, M.W. Schauer, M.W. Wittmann and J.J. Brown, Nanocomp Technologies Inc., US
1:50 Quantum electron transport in toroidal carbon nanotubes
M. Encinosa and M. Jack, Florida A&M University, US
2:10 Ion exclusion in the surface-modified carbon nanotube membranes.
H.G. Park, J.K. Holt, G. Klunder, C.P. Grigoropoulos, A. Noy and O. Bakajin, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
2:30 Carbon Nanotube Reinforced, Three Dimensionally-Ordered Porous Carbon Materials and Potential Applications
Ji Su, T-B Xu, T. Huang, T. Wilkins, J. Pang and R. Pater, NASA Langley Research Center, US
2:50 Electrical Contacts to Nanotubes and Nanowires: Why Size Matters
F. Leonard and A.A. Talin, Sandia National Laboratories, US
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1:30 Nanoparticles: Dry SynthesisGreat America 1
 Session chair: Sotiris Pratsinis, ETHZ, CH
1:30 High Throughput Nanoparticle Synthesis and Characterization
S. Fletcher, Chemistry Innovation KTN, UK (bio)
2:00 Synthesis of visible light active nanocrystalline bismuth oxide based photocatalysts
K.K. Akurati, A. Vital, F. Reifler, A. Ritter and T. Graule, Swiss federal laboratories for materials science & technology, EMPA, CH
2:20 Photochemical Alteration of the Stability of Polymer Nano-Agglomerates
M. Seipenbusch, S. Rothenbacher, A.P. Weber, J. Salas-Vicente, A.M. Braun and G. Kasper, University of Karlsruhe, DE
2:40 Measuring Nanoparticle Size Distributions in Real-Time: Key Factors for Accuracy
K. Erickson, M. Singh and B. Osmondson, TSI Incorporated, US
3:00 Two-nozzle flame synthesis of tailored Pt/Ba/Al2O3 nanoparticles for NOx storage-reduction
R. Strobel, M. Piacentini, M. Maciejewski, A. Baiker and S.E. Pratsinis, ETH Zurich, CH
3:20 Synthesis and characterisation of flame-sprayed superparamagnetic bare and silica-coated maghemite nanoparticles
W.Y. Teoh, D. Li, C. Selomulya, R. Woodward and R. Amal, Monash University, AU
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4:00 CNT: Controlled GrowthGrand Ballroom C
 Session chair: Wolfgang Bacsa, Université Paul Sabatier, FR
4:00 Heating double wall carbon nanotubes with UV photons
P. Puech, A. Bassil, E. Flahaut and W.S. Bacsa, University Paul Sabatier, FR (bio)
4:20 Direct observation of carbon nanostructures growth using in-situ ultrahigh vacuum transmission electron microscopy
Y.L. Foo, M. Lin, J.P.Y. Tan, C.B. Boothroyd and E.S. Tok, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, SG
4:40 Catalytically active nanostructures derived from self-assembled block copolymer templates for rationally synthesizing single-walled carbon nanotubes and understanding the growth mechanism
J. Lu, Q. Fu, C. Lu and J. Liu, University of California, Merced, US
5:00 Synthesis and Device Applications of Massively Aligned Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
C. Zhou, University of Southern California, US
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4:00 Nanoparticles: Novel Structures & ApplicationsGreat America 1
 Session chair: Alan Weimer, University of Colorado, US
4:00 Nanoparticles in Cationic Radiation Curable Silicones : Examples in Nanocomposites, Hard-Coatings and Conformal Coatings
J.-M. Francčs, V. Hantin and S. Schneider, RHODIA SILICONES, FR
4:20 TiO2:Mn nanoparticles as enhanced UVA absorption, photostable sunscreen components
A. Duggan and G. Wakefield, Oxonica Materials Ltd, UK
4:40 Additives containing Nano Metal Oxides for enhanced scratch resistance in Coating Formulations
M. Berkei, BYK Chemie USA, US
5:00 Single-step directed synthesis of highly ordered metal/porous support nanocomposite materials in a mixed surfactant mesophase
J. Sarkar, C. Brooks, G. Ramanath, V. John and A. Bose, University of Rhode Island, US

Tuesday May 22

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7:00 TUESDAY - RegistrationMain Lobby
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8:30 Keynotes: Polymer NanotechnologyGrand Ballroom G
 Session chair: Fiona Case, NSTI, US
8:30 Combinatorial Methods for Nanostructured Materials
M.J. Fasolka, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Polymers Division, US (bio)
9:15 Nanoparticles in Soft Materials: the science and applications of colloids
P. Schurtenberger, University of Fribourg, CH (bio)
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8:30 Keynotes CNT: Manufacturing Progress - NNCOGreat America J
 Session chair: Clayton Teague, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
8:30 CNT Symposium Overview
C. Teague, NNCO, US
8:40 World Technology Evaluation Center (WTEC) International Assessment of CNT Manufacturing and Applications
J. Hart, MIT, US
9:30 Overview of CNT Manufacturing
R. Blackmon, Harper International, US
9:50 Achieving Enhanced Structural Mechanical Properties with CNTs
J. Randall, Zyvex Laboratories, US
10:10 Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Metal Matrix
F. Herman, Lockheed Martin, US
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10:30 Nanoparticles in Soft Materials: Colloids: Photonics and ApplicationsGrand Ballroom H
 Session chair: Peter Schurtenberger, University of Fribourg, CH
10:30 Fabrication Techniques for Photonic Crystals
P. Wiltzius, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US (bio)
11:00 Hypersonic Phononic Colloidal Crystals
G. Fytas, University of Crete, GR (bio)
11:30 Preparation and Properties of Multicomponent Nanocrystal Superlattices
C. Murray, IBM, University of Pennsylvania, US
12:00 Dispersing Nanoparticles – The Key to Application
S. Pilotek, F. Tabellion, S. Schär and K. Steingröver, Buhler PARTEC GmbH, DE
12:20 Nitrocellulose-Stabilized Silver Nanoparticles as Low Conversion Temperature Precursors for Inkjet-Printed Electronic Circuits
B.T. Nguyen, J.E. Gautrot, M.T. Nguyen and X.X. Zhu, Université de Montréal, CA
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11:00 CNT: Manufacturing Progress - NNCOGreat America J
 Session chair: Clayton Teague, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
10:50 Making SWNTs a Commercial Reality
D. Arthur, Southwest NanoTechnologies, US
11:10 Standard Reference Materials for CNTs
M. Postek, R. Cook and R. Cavanagh, NIST, US
11:30 ANSI TAG to ISO TC 229 on Nanotechnologies: Developing Standards for Characterizing CNTs
R. Tsui, Motorola and Chair of ANSI TAG Working Group on Metrology and Characterization, US
11:50 Title TBA
J. Carberry, Dupont, US
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11:00 NanoFab: Bottom-Up Approach: Nano-Composites and Nano-ParticlesGrand Ballroom E
 Session chair: Takamaro Kikkawa, Hiroshima University (Japan) and National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (Japan)
11:00 Synthesizing agglomerate-free nanocomposites with surface-functionalized nanoparticles in a PMMA matrix.
H. Dietsch and P. Schurtenberger, University of Fribourg, CH
11:20 Fracture of Vacancy-defected Carbon Nanotubes and Their Embedded Composites
S.P. Xiao and W.Y. Hou, The University of Iowa, US
11:40 Noncovalent Catenation between Metal-Ligand Coordination Macrocycles and _-Cyclodextrin
Y. Liu, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
12:00 Ultra-thin Nanocomposite Membranes for Highly Sensitive Sensors
T.J. Kang, E.Y. Jang, J.H. Lee and Y.H. Kim, Seoul National University, KR
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1:30 Nano Particles: Polymer Nanotechnology: Coatings ApplicationsGrand Ballroom G
 Session chair: Mike Fasolka, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
1:30 Evaluation of Nanostructured Polymeric Coatings for Corrosion Protection
A. Aglan, A. Ludwick and M. Reeves, Michigan Tech, US
1:50 Application of Robotic Combinatorial Methods for the Synthesis and Screening of Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Marine Coatings
D.A. Christianson, B.J. Chisholm, S.J. Stafslien, C. Gallagher-Lein and J.A. Bahr, North Dakota State University, US
2:10 High Output Coating R&D, Accelerating the Process from Discovery to Commercial Output
J. Schroer, Chemspeed Technologies, US
2:30 Nano-Tecture: Developing Smart Skins in Architecture
O. Ataman and J. Trautmann, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, US
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3:00 Polymer Nanotechnology 2Grand Ballroom G
 Session chair: Sergiy Minko, Clarkson University, US
3:00 Parylene Polymers for Nanotechnology Applications
R. Kumar and A. Greiner, Specialty Coating Systems, US
3:20 Morphology and Phase Transitions in Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene Triblock Copolymer Grafted with Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxanes
D.B. Drazkowski and A. Lee, Michigan State University, US
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2:00 Nanoparticles in Soft Materials: Colloids: ApplicationsGrand Ballroom H
 Session chair: Peter Schurtenberger, University of Fribourg, CH
2:00 Nanomaterials in Imaging
M. Pauchard, ILFORD Imaging, CH (bio)
2:30 Characterising and Killing the Exciting Rheology of Concentrated Suspensions
A.M. Howe, J.H.E. Hone, A.R. Pitt and T.J. Wear, Kodak European Research, UK (bio)
3:00 Colloid Particles for Advanced Control of Product Appearance
K.P. Velikov, A. Popp, L. Flendrig, A. van Blaaderen, E. Pelan, Unilever Food and Health Research Institute, NL (bio)
3:30 The Interaction of Fluids with Surfaces and Nanoparticles
N. Quirke, Imperial College, UK (bio)
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1:00 CNT: Manufacturing Progress - NNCOGreat America J
 Session chair: Clayton Teague, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
1:00 Carbon Nanotubes: Progress in Growth and Applications
M. Meyyappan, NASA Ames Research Center, US
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1:30 A Special Session on: The Realization of Nanocomposite Products: An Integrated Approach to Technological Innovation - NNCOGreat America J
 Session chair: Clayton Teague, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
1:30 Introduction/Setting the Stage
C.M. Allocca, NIST, US
1:45 Characterization
T.K. Tsotsis, The Boeing Company, US
2:00 Materials & Processing
T.A. Campbell, ADA Technologies, US
2:15 Modeling
S. Paydarfar, Saratech Inc., US
2:30 Metrology
C. Wall and T. Nguyen, Agilent Technologies & NIST, US
2:45 Integration of Pillars and Next Steps
K.L. McIver, The Boeing Company, US
3:00 Discussion of Issues Raised in Special Session
C.M. Allocca, NIST, US
3:15 Concluding Discussion for CNT Manufacturing Progress Sessions
C. Teague, NNCO, US
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4:00 Poster Session 1 (4:00 - 6:00) & Expo ReceptionExhibit Hall

Wednesday May 23

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8:30 Keynotes: Composites and InterfacesGrand Ballroom G
 Session chair: Tom Twardowski, Widener and Villanova Universities, US
8:30 Nanocomposites and Nanofluidics
E.P. Giannelis, Cornell University, US (bio)
9:15 Structure Characterization of Nanocomposites by Synchrotron X-ray Rays
B.S. Hsiao, Stony Brook University, US (bio)
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8:30 Nanoscale Characterization: Force characterization: push, pull, bendGrand Ballroom H
 Session chair: Pierre Panine, ESRF, FR and Greg Haugstad, University of Minnesota, US
8:30 The MINATEC Nanoscale Characterization Centre: Comprehensive and complementary analysis tools for nanoelectronics
F. Rieutord, Center for Atomic Energy - Grenoble, FR
9:00 The Casimir Force and quantum interaction between conducting macro-bodies at nanoscale distances
V. Petrov, M. Petrov, V. Bryksin, J. Petter and T. Tschudi, Darmstadt Technical University, DE
9:20 Nanoscale Deformation Measurements for Reliability Assessment of MEMS and NEMS
J. Keller, D. Vogel and B. Michel, Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (IZM), DE
9:40 Effective Use of Focused Ion Beam (FIB) in Investigating Fundamental Mechanical Properties of Metals at the Nano-Scale.
J.R. Greer and W.D. Nix, Palo Alto Research Center, US
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10:30 Softnano: Soft NanotechnologyGrand Ballroom G
 Session chair: Krassimir Velikov, Unilever
10:30 Forming nanoemulsion debye glasses: irreversible elastic vitrification through extreme emulsification
T.G. Mason, University of California- Los Angeles, US
11:00 Structural and rheological investigation of Fd3m inverse micellar cubic phases
M. Pouzot, R. Mezzenga, M. Leser and L. Sagalowicz, Nestlé Research Center, CH
11:20 Modulation Of Nanochannels Hydration In Lipid Cubic Phases Studied by SANS and SAXS
B. Angelov, A. Angelova, V. Garamus, G. Lebas, S. Funari, S. Lesieur, M. Ollivon and P. Couvreur, CNRS UMR8612, FR
11:40 2D and 3D Nanostructured Amphiphile Self-Assembly Materials
C.J. Drummond, C. Fong, T. Kaasgaard, S. Sagnella, C. Conn, T. Greaves, I. Krodkiewska, A. Weerawardena and N. Gong, CSIRO, AU
12:00 Nanoassemblies from Vitamin C Derivatives
P. Lo Nostro, M. Ambrosi, E. Fratini, F. Ridi, E. Carretti, V. Alfredsson, B.W. Ninham and P. Baglioni, University of Florence, IT
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11:00 Polymer Nanocomposites: NanoparticlesGrand Ballroom H
 Session chair: Tom Twardowski, Widener and Villanova Universities, US
11:00 Innovative PMMA/Silica nanocomposites for optical and biomedical applications
M. Avella, L. De Petrocellis, E. Di Pace, M.E. Errico, G. Gentile and P. Orlando, ICTP-CNR, IT
11:20 Effects of Nano-Scale Core-Shell Rubber on the Volume Shrinkage for Unsaturated Polyester
Y-J Huang, T-J Guo, Y-H Yang, M-C Chen, M-C Tsai and Y. Andriani, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, TW
11:40 Effect of Nanoparticle Inclusions on Block copolymer phase morphology
D. Palta, J. Waller and D.G. Bucknall, Georgia Institute of Technology, US
12:00 Thermal and Electrical Properties of Polyamide/Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Nanocomposites
E. Logakis, Ch. Pandis, A. Kanapitsas, V. Peoglos, P. Pissis, J. Pionteck, P. Pötschke, M. Micusík and M. Omastová, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), GR
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11:00 CNT: SynthesisGrand Ballroom B
 Session chair: Wolfgang Bacsa, Université Paul Sabatier, FR
11:00 C-SWNT: A technology platform
S. Robert, Raymor, US
11:20 Covalent Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes with Different-Reactivity Diisocyanate for Polyurethane Nanocomposites
T. Nguyen, A. Granier, N. Eidelman and J.W. Martin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
11:40 Low-temperature growth of carbon nanofibers by selective heating of catalyst
A.V. Vasenkov, V.V. Kolobov and A.V. Melechko, CFD Research Corporation, US
12:00 Directed Growth of Carbon Nanotubes Utilizing Plasma Induced Surface Charging Voltage
J.B.K. Law, C.K. Koo and J.T.L. Thong, National University of Singapore, SG
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1:00 CNT: Mechanical & CompositesGrand Ballroom B
 Session chair: Wolfgang Bacsa, Université Paul Sabatier, FR
1:00 Mechanical Properties of SWCNT Yarns and Felt-Composites
D.S. Lashmore, M.W. Schauer, M.W. Wittmann and J.J. Brown, Nanocomp Technologies Inc., US
1:20 Chemistry: The solution for making high performance SWNT-based materials
B. Simard, National Research Council of Canada, CA
1:40 Nano-Composite Interface with CNTs Films
G. Lanzara and F.K. Chang, Stanford University, US
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2:00 Nanotech Poster Session 2 - Expo Reception (2:00 - 4:00)Exhibit Hall
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4:00 Softnano: Directing Nanoparticle Formation using Soft Nanostructured MaterialsGrand Ballroom G
 Session chair: Michael Makowski, PPG Industries, US
4:00 Nanoparticle Arrays Templated in Thermoreversible Micelle Crystals
D.C. Pozzo, NIST, US (bio)
4:30 A New Route to the Formation of Nanoporous Capsules using Block Copolymer Thin Films & Colloids
P. Mantzana, K. Sakai and S. Biggs, University of Leeds, UK
4:50 Smart Silver Nanoparticles from Nanoreactors made by Invertible Polyesters
A. Voronov, A. Kohut and W. Peukert, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, DE
5:10 Gold Nanoparticle Super Assembly by Dielectrophoresis
B.C. Gierhart, S.D. Collins, D.G. Howitt, S.J. Chen and R.L. Smith, University of California, Davis, US
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4:00 Nanoscale Characterization: Soft NanotechnologyGrand Ballroom E
 Session chair: Greg Haugstad, University of Minnesota, US
4:00 Understanding and utilizing molecular constraints in nanoscale material designs
S. Sills and R.M. Overney, Micron Technology, Inc., US (bio)
4:30 Seeing and feeling nano with intermittent-contact AFM: it’s all in the details (invited overview presentation)
G. Haugstad, University of Minnesota, US (bio)
5:00 Advanced CryoTEM and Tomography for Two- and Three-Dimensional Nano-Characterisation of Soft Matter
E. Sourty, F. de Haas, P.M. Frederik, J. Loos, D.J. Stokes and D.H.W. Hubert, FEI Company, NL
5:20 Characterisation of Native-State Soft Matter using ‘Multi-Mode’ Electron Microscopy
D.J. Stokes, E. Baken, B.H. Lich and D.H.W. Hubert, FEI Company, NL
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4:00 Composites & InterfacesGrand Ballroom F
 Session chair: Tinh Nguyen, NIST
4:00 Composite Nanodevices: In Vivo Biodistribution and Use in the Imaging and Therapy of Cancer
M.K. Khan, L.P. Balogh, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, US
4:20 Functionalization of Composite Insulator/Metal Varistors Based on ALD Surface Modified Particles
M.A. Weimer, M.D. Groner, S.M. George and A.W. Weimer, University of Colorado and ALD NanoSolutions, Inc., US
4:40 Water Soluble Conducting Polymer Nanocomposite: Toward Electronic Understanding the Catalytic Role of ss-DNA Functionalized Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Y. Ma, P.L. Chiu, S.R. Ali, A. Serrano, A. Chen and H. He, Rutgers University, US
5:00 Polypyrrole-Organoclay Nanocomposites for Gas Sensors
R. Magaraphan and A. Thuimthad, Chulalongkorn University, TH
5:20 The Effect of Starch Structure on Starch-based Nanocomposite
J.H. Zhou and M.A. Hanna, South China Agricultural University, CN
5:40 Aligned Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes_Epoxy Nanomposites with Enhanced Electrochemical Performance
Y.S. Chen, J.H. Huang and C.C. Chuang, National Tsing Hua University, TW

Thursday May 24

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8:30 Softnano: Composites: Polymers: ICCN: KeynoteGrand Ballroom F
 Session chair: Fiona Case, NSTI, US
8:30 Active and Adaptive Nanocomposites: Opportunities for Smart Materials
R. Vaia, Air Force Research Laboratory, US (bio)
9:10 Functionalized Nanocomposite Silica Materials
A. Dattelbaum, Los Alamo National Lab, US (bio)
9:40 Alinghi - America’s Cup defender as driver for multidisciplinary research
J-A.E. Mĺnson, Alinghi and EPFL, CH (bio)
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1:30 Polymer Nanotech: Nanocomposites: Focus on particles in the matrixGrand Ballroom E
 Session chair: Fiona Case, NSTI, US
1:30 The Effect of POSS Compatibility on the Morphology of Thiol-ene Polymer Nanocomposites
T. Clark, C. Hoyle and S. Nazerenko, University of Southern Mississippi, US
1:50 Properties of Paraffin Wax/Montmorillonite Nanocomposite Coatings
G. Pu, J. Wang, S.J. Severtson, University of Minnesota, US
2:10 Filler-induced deformations of amorphous polyethylene chains, nanoscopic-size effects, corresponding reinforcement, and comparisons with experiment
M.A. Sharaf, A. Kloczkowski, K.I. Jacob and J.E. Mark, Helwan University, EG
2:30 Size across five orders of magnitude: Nylon 11/ceramic nanocomposite structure and performance
T. Twardowski, Widener and Villanova Universities, US (bio)
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1:30 ICCN: Modeling Zeolites, Surfaces and Surface ProcessesGrand Ballroom F
 Session chair: Wolfgang Windl, Ohio State University, US
1:30 Interaction of DNA with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Implication to the Bio-Sensors
K-J Kong, H. Chang and J-O Lee, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, KR
1:50 A Kinetic Study of the MOCVD of GaN
D. Moscatelli and C. Cavallotti, Politecnico di Milano, IT

Special Symposium

Nanotechnology takes manufacturing to the molecular level. Research in this area is opening new fields of development and applications in many areas: materials science (nanostructured materials), medicine, biotechnology, genomics, manufacturing, computing, information technology and communications.

As research progresses, nanomaterials with improved functionality will be created. These materials will be the foundation for new generations of products and devices.

This special symposium will highlight developing innovative technologies based on the judicious manipulation and modification of the chemical and physical structures of materials at the nano dimension.

We invite you to participate in the Nanotech 2007 Nanostructured Materials & Devices Special Symposium. Please submit your abstract below. We highly encourage your participation in this community, through your comments, suggestions and offers for assistance in review and organization.

Topics & Application Areas

Online abstract submissions are now being accepted. Proposed topics include, but are not be limited to:

  • Surfaces and Films
  • Metallic Nano Structures
  • Carbon Nano Structures
  • Carbon Nanotube Based Devices
  • Nano Devices and Systems
  • Nano Photonics
  • Bio Nano Materials
  • Health Impacts & Applications
  • Nano Composites
  • Nano Wires
  • Nano Particles and Molecules
  • Micro and Nano Structuring and Assembly
  • Display Technologies
  • Coatings and Adhesives
  • Nanoscale Imaging and Instrumentation
  • Filtration & Separation
  • Membranes and Ion Channels
  • Surface Characterization
  • Material Characterization
  • Nano Structured Material Applications
  • Other

Journal Submissions

Journal of Experimental Nanoscience

Journal of Experimental Nanoscience

Selected Nanotech Proceedings papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of the Journal of Experimental Nanoscience. The journal provides a showcase for advances in the experimental sciences underlying nanotechnology and nanomaterials.

For consideration into this Special Issue of the Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, please select the “Submit to Journal of Experimental Nanoscience” button during the on-line submission procedure. You may only select a single journal during the submission process.

Molecular Simulation

Molecular Simulation

Selected Nanotech Proceedings papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of Molecular Simulation. The journal covers all aspects of research related to, or of importance to, molecular modelling and simulation (including informatics, theoretical and experimental work).

For consideration into this Special Issue of Molecular Simulations, please select the “Submit to Molecular Simulation” button during the on-line submission procedure. You may only select a single journal during the submission process.

Symposium Coordinator

Matthew Laudon
Nano Science and Technology Institute

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