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2008 International Conference on

Nanofabrication Technologies, Devices and Applications

NanoFab 2008

June 1 - 5, 2008
Hynes Convention Center
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A


An Interdisciplinary Integrative Forum on
manufacturability in nanofabrication processes and technologies
for current and novel devices and applications.

Symposium Sponsor

Suppporting Organization

ASML Japan Society of Applied Physics

Conference Chairs

Warren Y.C. Lai, Alcatel-Lucent
Leonidas E. Ocola, Argonne National Laboratory
Stanley Pau, University of Arizona

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Sandip Tiwarik
Nanostructure Fabrication: Challenges of Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approaches
Sandip Tiwari
Cornell University

Symposium Sessions


Monday June 2

 Nano Electronics & Photonics

Tuesday June 3

8:30 Direct-Write Nanoscale Fabrication - Sponsored by NanoInk
10:30 Direct-Write Nanoscale Fabrication - Sponsored by NanoInk
3:30 Micro & Nano Fluidics: Devices & Applications - 1
7:30 WCM - Panel: Compact Models for Manufacturability - 7:30 - 9:00

Wednesday June 4

8:30 Keynotes: Nanostructured Surfaces and Interfaces
8:30 Keynotes: NanoFab
10:30 NanoFab: Nano Structure Material and Application
1:30 NanoFab: Micro and Nano Structuring & Assembly - 1
1:30 NanoFab: Nano Photonics - 1
4:00 NanoFab: Nanofabrication Equipment, Imaging & Characterization
4:00 NanoFab: ICCN: Nanoscale Device Modeling

Thursday June 5

8:30 NanoFab: Micro and Nano Structuring & Assembly - 2
8:30 NanoFab: Nano Photonics - 2
10:30 NanoFab: Non-Conventional Nano-Patterning: Top Down/Bottom Up Convergence
1:30 NanoFab: Novel Materials & Device Design

Symposium Program


Monday June 2

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Nano Electronics & PhotonicsExhibit Hall C
- Tunnel Field Effect Transistor (TFET) with Strained Silicon Thinfilm Body for Enhanced Drain Current and Pragmatic Threshold Voltage
M.J. Kumar, S. Saurabh, Indian Institute of Technology, IN
- Benchmarking Performance and Physical Limits of Processing Electronic Device and Systems: Solid-State and Molecular Paradigms
S.E. Lyshevski, V. Shmerko, S. Yanushkevich, Rochester Institute of Technology, US
- Three-Dimensional-Topology Processing and Memory Cells For Molecular Electronics
M.A. Lyshevski, S.E. Lyshevski, Microsystems and Nanotechnologies, US
- Quantum Fourier Transform Circuit Simulator
V.H. Tellez, A. Campero, C. Iuga, G.I. Duchen, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, MX
- Effect of swift heavy ion on CdS quantum dots embedded in PVA matrix and their applications
G. Gope, D. Chakdar, D.K. Avasthi, M. Paul, S.S. Nath, NIT Silcchar, IN
- Fabrication of Ferromagnetic and Magnetic Semiconductor Nanodot Arrays
S. Bennett, L. Menon, D. Heiman, Northeastern University, US
- Numerical Analysis on Si-Ge Nanowire MOSFETs with Core-Shell Structure
Y. Fu, J. He, F. Liu, L. Zhang, J. Feng, C. Ma, Peking University, CN
- Atomistic Simulation on Boron Transient Diffusion during in Pre-amorphized Silicon Substrate
S-Y Park, B-G Cho, T. Won, Inha University, KR
- Design and implementation of silicon-based optical nanostructures for integrated photonic circuit applications using Deep Reactive Ion Etching (DRIE) technique
S. Selvarasah, R. Banyal, B.D.F. Casse, W.T. Lu, S. Sridhar, M.R. Dokmeci, Northeastern University, US
- Experiments and Simulations of Infrared Transmission by Transverse Magnetic Mode through Au Gratings on Silicon with Various Air-slot Widths over the Period
Y-R Chen, C.H. Kuan, National Taiwan University, TW
- Polarization devices based on nanoengineered chalcogenide thin films
R.J. Martín-Palma, F. Zhang, J. Xu, A. Lakhtakia, C.G. Pantano, The Pennsylvania State University, US
- Self-Assembly Arrayed One-Dimensional ZnO Nanorods by Hydrothermal Technique
L. Chow, O. Lupan, G. Chai, V. Sontea, University of Central Florida, US
- Optical absorption and luminescence study of ZnS quantum dots
D. Chakdar, G. Gope, A. Talukdar, D.K. Avasthi, S.S. Nath, Research Scholor, IN
- Polypyrrole nanoionic composites for solid state electronics
J.H. Zhao, R.G. Pillai, M.S. Freund, D.J. Thomson, University of Manitoba, CA
- Multi-Bit/Cell SONOS Flash Memory with Recessed Channel Structure
K-R Han, H-I Kwon, J-H Lee, Kyungpook National University, KR
- Logicless Computational Architectures with Nanoscale Crossbar Arrays
B. Mouttet, George Mason University, US
- Implementation of Comparison Function Using Quantum-Dot Cellular Automata
M.D. Wagh, Y. Sun, V. Annampedu, Lehigh University, US
- Novel FET Sensing Devices Based on SuMBE Grown Organic Molecular Films.
S. Iannotta, T. Toccoli, M. Tonezzer, A. Pallaoro, C. Corradi, M. Mazzola, Institute For Photnics and Nanotechnology IFN-CNR, IT
- Electrostatic self assembly of Carbon Nano-tubes
R.H. Detig, Electrox, US
- Modeling and Analysis of a Membrane-Based Randomized-Contact Decoder
J. Long, J.E. Savage, Brown University, US
- Nanostimulation in Brain and Emerging Imaging Capabilities
R. Sharma, A. Sharma, MP Agriculture and Engineering University, IN
- Low Turn-On Voltage and High Focus Capability Nanogaps for Field Emission Displays
Y-T Kuo, H-Y Lo, Y. Li, National Chiao Tung University, TW
- OH Radical Oxidation of Ethylene Adsorbed on Graphene: A Quantum Chemistry Study
C. Iuga, A. Vivier-Bunge, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, MX
- Germanium antimony sulphide nano wires fabricated by chemical vapour deposition and e-beam lithography
C.C. Huang, C-Y Tai, C.J. Liu, R.E. Simpson, K. Knight, D.W. Hewak, University of Southampton, UK
- Improved Methodology to Nucleate ZnxCd1-xSe cladded ZnyCd1-ySe Quantum Dots using PMP-MOCVD for Lasers and Electroluminescent Phosphors
F. Al-Amoody, A. Rodriguez, E. Suarez, W. Huang, F. Jain, University of Connecticut, US
- Synthesis of Nanostructures in Chlorine-Containing Media
S.Yu. Zaginaichenko, A.G. Dubovoy, Institute for Problems of Materials Science of NAS of Ukraine, UA
- Synthesis of Carbon Nanostructures in Liquid Helium
D.V. Schur, V.A. Bogolepov, A.F. Savenko, Institute for Problems of Materials Science of NAS of Ukraine, UA
- Preparation and applications of transition metal oxide nanofibres and nanolines
T. Tätte, M. Paalo, M. Part, V. Kisand, A. Lõhmus, I. Kink, University of Tartu, EE
- Some Properties of Electro-Deposited Fullerene Coatings
O.G. Ershova, N.G. Khotynenko, E.I. Golovko, V.K. Pishuk, O.V. Mil’to, L.I. Kopylova, A.Yu. Vlasenko, Institute for Problems of Materials Science of NAS of Ukraine, UA

Tuesday June 3

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8:30 Direct-Write Nanoscale Fabrication - Sponsored by NanoInkRoom 207
 Session chair: Tom Levesque, NanoInk, Us
8:30 A Decade of Dip Pen Nanolithography: Capabilities, Applications, and Future Challenges
C.A. Mirkin, Northwestern University, US
9:15 Teaching ''Old'' Materials ''New'' Tricks: Site- and Shape-Specific Nanopatterning of Multifunctional Oxides
V.P. Dravid, Northwestern University, US
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10:30 Direct-Write Nanoscale Fabrication - Sponsored by NanoInkRoom 207
 Session chair: Brandon Weeks, Texas Tech, US
10:30 Scanning probe-based fabrication of 3D nanostructures via affinity templates, functional RNA and meniscus-mediated surface remodeling
S. Chung, A.D. Presley, S. Elhadj, S. Hok, S.S. Hah, A.A. Chernov, M.B. Francis, B.E. Eaton, D.L. Feldheim, J.J. DeYoreo, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
10:50 Fabrication of biosensor arrays by DPN and multiple target detection by triple wavelength fast SERRS mapping
R.J. Stokes, J.A. Dougan, R. Stevenson, J. Haaheim, T. Levesque, K. Faulds, D. Graham, University of Strathclyde, UK
11:10 Lipid Dip-Pen Nanolithography for Functional Biomimetic Membrane Systems
S. Lenhert, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH, DE
11:30 Commercially Available High-Throughput Dip Pen Nanolithography®
J. Haaheim, O. Nafday, J. Fragala, R. Shile, V. Val, NanoInk, US
11:50 Nanolithographic Patterning of Catalysts for Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes
R.V. Gargate, D. Banerjee, Texas A&M University, US
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NanoFabExhibit Hall C
- Identification of Endohedral Metallofullerenes by Method of UV-VIS Spectroscopy
V.D. Dobrovolsky, N.S. Anikina, O.Ya. Krivuschenko, S.S. Chuprov, O.V. Mil’to, A.D. Zolotarenko, Institute for Problems of Materials Science of NAS of Ukraine, UA
- Investigation of the Convection Effect on Pyrolytic Synthesis of Carbon Nanostructures
N.F. Javadov, V.A. Bogolepov, D.V. Schur, S.Yu. Zaginaichenko, N.S. Astratov, A.A. Rudnitskaya, E.A. Lysenko, T.I. Shaposhnikova, L.I. Kopylova, T.N. Golovchenko, Institute of Petrochemical Processes, AZ
- High-Pressure Deposition-Solidification (HDS) Technology - The New Method for Fabrication of Nanoscale Depositions
Y. Kalynushkin, K. Kylyvnyk, P. Novak, G. Herlihy, NanoEner Technologies, US
- Vapor Deposited Nanolaminates
B. Kobrin, M. Grimes, N. Dangaria, Applied Microstructures, Inc., US
- PECVD synthesis of Si nano-wires
I.I. Kravcheko, University of Florida, US
- Quantum Gates Simulator Based on DSP TI6711
V.H. Tellez, C. Iuga, G.I. Duchen, A. Campero, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, MX
- Bismuth Triiodide Sheets Assisted Growth of Cadmium Sulfide Binary Crystals and Branched Nanowires in Solution
H.Y. Li, J. Jiao, Portland State University, US
- Multilamellar Stacks of Phospholipid Bilayers:Phase Transformation and Microstructure Evolution
M.A. Arunagirinathan, N. Dwivedi, J. Bellare, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, IN
- Current-voltage characteristics of phase-change nanostructured-particles for high density non-volatile memory applications
A.R. Joeng, Y.J. Oh, W. Jo, Ewha Womans University, KR
- 3D Nanostructured Silicon Relying on Hard Mask Engineering for High Temperature Annealing (HME-HTA) Processes for Electronic Devices
M. Bopp, P. Coronel, F. Judong, K. Jouannic, A. Talbot, D. Ristoiu, C. Pribat, N. Bardos, F. Pico, M.P. Samson, P. Dainesi, A.M. Ionescu, T. Skotnicki, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, CH
- Introduction of Mesopority in Zeolites Using Nanoparticles Used as Hard Templates
J. García Martínez, A.I. Carrillo, N. Linares, University of Alicante, ES
- Proposal of Porous Chromium Film Fabrication Method for an IR Absorber
M. Kimura, M. Hobara, Tohoku Gakuin University, JP
- Research on Preparation of Nano-Barium Titanate and Dielectric Property of Barium Titanate Ceramic Capacitor
X. Feng, X. Liu, Y. Cui, Institute of Electronic Engineering, CN
- A Novel Technique for Purification and Segregation
T. Mangir, J. Chaves, M. Khairatkar, S. Chaves, California State University Long Beach, US
- Dip Pen Nanolithography® of Silver Nanoparticle Inks for Printed Electronics
M. Parpia, E. Tevaarwerk, N. Amro, H-T Wang, J. Haaheim, S. Rozhok, T. Levesque and O.A. Nafday, NanoInk, US
- Using Scanning Thermal Microscopy Techniques for In-Situ synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes at “room temperature conditions”
S. Mukkisa, D. Banerjee, Texas A&M University, US
- Deposition of Catalyst-Containing Carbon Nanostructures on Proton-Conducting Polymer Membranes by Electrophoresis
A.P. Pomytkin, A.D. Zolotarenko, O.V. Mil’to, Al.D. Zolotarenko, An.D. Zolotarenko, T.I. Shaposhnikova, N.G. Khotynenko, V.M. Adejev, A.V. Kotko, Institute for Problems of Materials Science of NAS of Ukraine, UA
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3:30 Micro & Nano Fluidics: Devices & Applications - 1Room 200
 Session chair: Daniel Attinger, Columbia University, US
3:30 Integrated Thermal Modulation and Deflection of Viscous Microjets with Applications to Continuous Inkjet Printing
E.P. Furlani, K.C. Ng, A.G. Lopez, C. Anagnostopoulos, Eastman Kodak, US
3:50 High resolution spatio-temporal dosing of subcellular targets
S. Moorjani, R. Nielson, X.A. Chang and J.B. Shear, University of Texas at Austin, US
4:10 Micro bioreactor for muliwell plates with an active micro fluidic system for 3D cultivation
F. Weise, C. Augspurger, M. Klett, A. Schober, Technische Universität Ilmenau, DE
4:30 Discrete Volume Controllable Microdispenser Module
S. Lee, J. Lee, Seoul National University, KR
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7:30 WCM - Panel: Compact Models for Manufacturability - 7:30 - 9:00Room 201
 Session chair: Josef Watts, IBM, US
- NVIDIA, B-K. Liew, US
- TSMC, A. Doganis, US
- H. Trombley, IBM, US
- S. Rochel, Blaze DFM, US

Wednesday June 4

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8:30 Keynotes: Nanostructured Surfaces and InterfacesRoom 207
 Session chair: Tinh Nguyen, NIST, US
8:30 Opportunities and Challenges for Clean Surfaces
D. Rardon, PPG Industries, US
9:15 Nanotechnology in the forest and paper products industries
A.M. Chaka, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
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8:30 Keynotes: NanoFabRoom 208
 Session chair: Leonidas E. Ocola, Argonne National Laboratory, US
8:30 Energy Technologies for Portable Electronics
J. Hallmark, Motorola, US
9:15 Nanostructure Fabrication: Challenges of Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approaches
S. Tiwari, Cornell University, US
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10:30 NanoFab: Nano Structure Material and ApplicationRoom 200
 Session chair: Vijay R. Tirumala, NIST, Leonidas E. Ocola, Argonne National Lab, US
10:30 Synthesis of one-dimensional titanium dioxide nanostructures
B. Cottam, S. Chyla, R. Menzel, A. Bismarck, M. Shaffer, Imperial College London, UK
10:50 Surface plasmon polariton assisted organic solar cells
C. Kim, J-Y. Lee, P. Peumans, J. Kim, Duke University, US
11:10 Miniaturized Room-temperature Gas Sensors with Hybrid Nanostructures of SnO2 Nanocrystals Decorated on Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes
G.H. Lu, J.H. Chen, L.E. Ocola, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, US
11:30 Low Cost Fabrication of Micro- and Nanopores in Free-Standing Polymer Membranes for Study of Lipid Adsorption
J. Choi, A. Roychowdhury, S. Park, Louisiana State University, US
11:50 Fabrication and optical properties of nanoscale arrays of Au and Pd in polymers
S.V. Atre, S. Bhowmik, O.P. Valmikanathan, O. Ostroverkhova, Oregon Nanoscience & Microtechnologies Institute, US
12:10 Dynamic study on Nanometer size square Permalloy (NiFe) antidot arrays; use as Monolithic Microwave localize band-pass filter
B.K. Kuanr, L.M. Malkinski, M. Yu, D. Scherer, R. Camley, Z. Celinski, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, US
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1:30 NanoFab: Micro and Nano Structuring & Assembly - 1Room 200
 Session chair: Guy A. DeRose, California Institute of Technology, US
1:30 Micropatterning Layers by Flame Aerosol Deposition - Annealing
A. Tricoli, M. Graf, F. Mayer, S. Kühne, A. Hierlemann, S.E. Pratsinis, PTL, CH
1:50 Nanostructured Biomolecular Assemblies Based on DNA-Protein Interactions
G.E. Sroga, J.S. Dordick, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US
2:10 Guided Selfassembly of Titanium Oxide Nanowires and Nanorods
B. Wang, M. Zhou, Z. Rozynek, J.O. Fossum, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), NO
2:30 Achieving both nanopatterning and desired upright orientation with alkanedithiol self-assembled monolayers on gold
J.J. Yu, Agilent Technologies, Inc., US
2:50 Bimodal Macro- Mesoporous Silica Network
J. García Martínez, G. Abellán, A.I. Carrillo, N. Linares, University of Alicante, ES
3:10 The IMPRINT software: quantitative prediction of process parameters for successful nanoimprint lithography
N. Kehagias, V. Reboud, C.M. Sotomayor Torres, V. Sirotkin, A. Svintsov, S. Zaitsev, IMT RAS, RU
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1:30 NanoFab: Nano Photonics - 1Room 310
 Session chair: Warren Y.C. Lai, Alcatel Lucent Bell Laboratories, US
1:30 From Radar to Nodar
C. Falessi, A.M. Fiorello, A. Di Carlo, M.L. Terranova, SELEX Sistemi Integrati, IT
2:00 Combining optical spectroscopy and microscopy to image objects smaller than the size of the focal point
A.G. Walsh, W. Bacsa, A.K. Swan, CEMES, Univ. Toulouse, FR
2:20 Passive Light Power Control Enbaled by Nanotechnology
A. Donval, B. Nemet, R. Shvartzer, M. Oron, KiloLambda Technologies Ltd, IL
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4:00 NanoFab: Nanofabrication Equipment, Imaging & CharacterizationRoom 200
 Session chair: Takamaro Kikkawa, Hiroshima University, JP
4:00 Extreme ultraviolet interference lithography for patterned magnetic media and other applications
4:20 New Method for large Area NIL - SCIL
J. van Eekelen, J. Weixlberger, Suss MicroTec Lithography, DE
4:40 A Strategic Outlook of Nanoimprint Lithography
F. Ciontu, E. Pietchotka, NanoSPRINT, FR
5:00 UV-NIL with optimal droplets
V. Sirotkin, A. Svintsov, S. Zaitsev, IMT RAS, RU
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4:00 NanoFab: ICCN: Nanoscale Device ModelingRoom 204
 Session chair: Warren Y.C. Lai, Alcatel Lucent Bell Laboratories, US
4:00 A Semiclassical Study of Carrier Transport combined with Atomistic Calculation of Subbands in Carbon Nanoribbon Transistors
D. Rondoni, J. Hoekstra, M. Lenzi, R. Grassi, Technical University of Delft, NL
4:20 Comprehensive Examination of Threshold Voltage Fluctuations in Nanoscale Planar MOSFET and Bulk FinFET Devices
C-H Hwang, H-W Cheng, T-C Yeh, T-Y Li, H-M Huang, Y. Li, National Chiao Tung University, TW
4:40 Contact Structure Formation in Carbon Nanotube Electronic Devices and Its Effect on Electron Transport
W. Luo, K. Ravichandran, W. Windl, L.R.C. Fonseca, The Ohio State University, US
5:00 Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Bulk Silicon under Strain
H. Zhao, N.R. Aluru, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US

Thursday June 5

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8:30 NanoFab: Micro and Nano Structuring & Assembly - 2Room 305
 Session chair: Sergey D. Lopatin, Applied Materials, US
8:30 Electric Field Assisted Assembly of Perpendicular Oriented ZnO Nanorods on Si Substrate
O. Lupan, L. Chow, G. Chai, S. Park, A. Schulte, University of Central Florida, US
8:50 DNA-guided Assembly of Organized Nano-Architectures
O. Gang, M.M. Maye, D. Nykypanchuk, H. Xiong, D. van der Lelie, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
9:10 Self-assembly of Functional Groups inside High Aspect Ratio Silicon Nanopores
S. Moghaddam, R. Masel, M. Shannon, UIUC, US
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8:30 NanoFab: Nano Photonics - 2Room 303
 Session chair: Sang Hyun Oh, Univ. of Minnesota, Stanley Pau, Univ. of Arizona, US
8:30 Optical Nanotrapping Using Illuminated Metallic Nanostructures: Analysis and Applications
E.P. Furlani, A. Baev, P.N. Prasad, University at Buffalo, US
9:00 Patterned Deposition of Solution-Processed Colloidal Nanocrystal Quantum Dots for LEDs Aplications
J. Xu, J. Ruzyllob, T. Zhu, K. Shanmugasundaram, F. Zhang, S.C. Price, S.E. Mohney, Q. Zhang, A.Y. Wang, Penn State University, US
9:20 Simulation and Fabrication of Large Area 3D Nanostructures
K.H.A. Bogart, I. El-kady, R.K. Grubbs, K. Rahimian, A.M. Sanchez, A.R. Ellis, M. Wiwi, F.B. McCormick, D. J.-L. Shir, J.A. Rogers, Sandia National Laboratories, US
9:40 Fabrication and Characterizations of Ultra Violet Photosensor Based on Single ZnO Nanorod
O. Lupan, G. Chai, L. Chow, University of Central Florida, US
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10:30 NanoFab: Non-Conventional Nano-Patterning: Top Down/Bottom Up ConvergenceRoom 308
 Session chair: Aaron Stein, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
10:30 A Novel Self-Assembled and Maskless Technique for Highly Uniform Arrays of Nano-Holes And Nano-Pillars
W. Wu, D. Dey, O.G. Memis, A. Katsnelson, H. Mohseni, Northwestern University, US
10:50 Templated Self-Assembly of 5 nm Gold Nanoparticles
L.E. Ocola, X-M. Lin, Argonne National Laboratory, US
11:10 Precision Placement and Integration of Individual Carbon Nanotubes in Nanodevices by Fountain-Pen controlled Dielectrophoresis
T. Schwamb, N. Schirmer, D. Poulikakos, ETH Zurich, CH
11:30 A Novel Technique for Purifiction and Segregation of CNT Using Inkjet Technology
J.S. Chaves, S. Chaves, T. Mangir, California State University Long Beach, US
11:50 Periodic Nanowell Array using Template-Assisted Nanosphere Lithography
S. Jung, J. Lee, Seoul National University, KR
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1:30 NanoFab: Novel Materials & Device DesignRoom 305
 Session chair: Aaron Stein, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
1:30 Nanomaching of Silicon nanoporous Structures by Colloidal Gold Nanoparticle
J. Zhu, H. Bart-Smith, M.R. Begley, R.G. Kelly, G. Zangari, M.L. Reed, University of Virginia, US
1:50 Fabrication & Integration of nanobolometer sensors on a MEMs process
S.F. Gilmartin, K. Arshak, D. Collins, D. Bain, W.A. Lane, O. Korostynska, A. Arshak, B. McCarthy, S.B. Newcomb, Analog Devices, IE
2:10 Silylation Hardening for Mesoporous Silica Zeolite Film
T. Kikkawa, Hiroshima University, JP
2:30 Vertically aligned carbon nanowires (CNWs): Top-down approach using photolithography and pyrolysis
S.W. Lee, J.A. Lee, S.S. Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), KR
2:50 INGAAS/GAAS Quantum Dot With Material Mixing
I. Filikhin, V.M. Suslov, B. Vlahovic, North Carolina Central University, US
3:10 Large scale synthesis of SiC nanofibers from various carbon precursors
A.C. Ritts, H. Li, Q. Yu, University of Missouri Columbia, US

Announcement and Call for Participation

About NanoFab

The largest gathering in the field worldwide, NanoFab is the premier technical forum for presenting the latest research and development in nanofabrication technologies, devices and applications.


Nanotechnology promises an unprecedented era of innovation across multiple disciplines and diverse applications. Its pursuits and activities are proliferating with different approaches, from top-down to bottom-up to converging techniques, and with varying degree of maturity from concept to commercialization. The key to realize nanotechnology's potential is still the ability to assemble and manufacture nano-scale devices, structures with dimensions smaller than 100nm. This conference will focus on all areas of nanofabrication that will accelerate nanotechnology's progress: innovative research to state-of-the-art development to cost-effective manufacturability in nanofabrication processes and technologies for current and novel devices and applications, including enabling and differentiating aspects in materials, metrology, characterization, and reliability.

Topics & Application Areas

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

  • Nano-Photonics Device Fabrication
  • Nanofabrication Equipment, Imaging and Characterization
  • Advances in Nano-Lithography
  • Non-Conventional Nano-Patterning: Top Down/Bottom Up Convergence
  • Novel Materials and Nano-Structures Fabrication
  • Nanoscale Deposition and Patterning
  • Nano-Material Surfaces and Thin Film Science & Technology
  • Bottom-Up Approach: Bio-Nano Device Fabrication
  • Carbon Based Nano-Devices and Nano-Structures
  • Nano-Wires: Fabrication and Applications
  • Bottom-Up Approach: Nano-Composites and Nano-Particles
  • Nano-Devices Properties, Modeling and Fabrication
  • Nano-Structure, Material and Applications
  • Molecular and Nano-Electronics
  • Other

All papers on nano-applications in photonic, microelectronic, telecommunication, chemical, biotech, medical, pharmaceutical, homeland security, environmental, agricultural, consumer, and transportation are relevant. The primary focus is on innovative fabrication that significantly advances current application and enables novel nano-application.

Nanofabrication papers that have significant overlap with other Nanotechnology Conferences at NSTI Nanotech may be presented in joint sessions to enhance the synergism of the Nanotechnology Conferences.

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.

Conference Organization


Conference Chairs

Warren Y.C. Lai, Alcatel-Lucent
Leonidas E. Ocola, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Stanley Pau, University of Arizona, USA

Program Committee

Adekunle Adeyeye, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Ronald S. Besser, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA
Gregory R. Bogart, Symphony Acoustics, USA
Chorng-Ping Chang, Applied Materials, Inc., USA
Charles Kin P. Cheung, NIST, USA
Seth B. Darling, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Guy A. DeRose, California Institute of Technology, USA
Zhixiong Guo, Rutgers University, USA
Takamaro Kikkawa, Hiroshima University and National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
Jungsang Kim, Duke University, USA
Uma Krishnamoorthy, Sandia National Laboratory, USA
Andres H. La Rosa, Portland State University, USA
Sergey D. Lopatin, Applied Materials, Inc., USA
Pawitter Mangat, Motorola, USA
Omkaram Nalamasu, Applied Materials, Inc., USA
Vivian Ng, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Sang Hyun Oh, University of Minnesota, USA
John A. Rogers, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Nicolaas F. de Rooij, Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Aaron Stein, Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA
Vijay R. Tirumala, NIST, USA
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Sarah Wenning, Nano Science and Technology Institute, USA