Program - Symposium HH: Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Phase Transformations in Inorganic Materials

November 27 - 30, 2006

Chairs

  • Christian Abromeit Hahn-Meitner Institute
  • Pascal Bellon University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Jean-Louis Bocquet Centre d’Etudes Nucleaires de Saclay-CEA
  • David N. Seidman Northwestern University

Symposium Support

  • National Science Foundation, Division of Materials Research

SESSION HH1: General Phase Transformations I

 Chairs: Georges Martin and David Seidman
Monday Morning, November 27, 2006
Back Bay A (Sheraton)
8:30 AM *HH1.1
Impact of the Diffusion Mechanism on the Kinetic Pathway for Phase SeparationGeorges P. Martin, Head Quarter, CEA, Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France.

9:00 AM *HH1.2
Simulating Materials Phenomena with Colloids.Frans Spaepen, Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

9:30 AM HH1.3
PEEM of Transition Metal and Rare Earth Silicide Nanostructures: Roughening Transition Dependant Coarsening.Matthew C. Zeman and Robert J. Nemanich; Physics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.

9:45 AM HH1.4
Non-Equilibrium Dynamics and Structure of Interfacial Ice.Oliviero Andreussi1,2, Davide Donadio2, Michele Parrinello2 and Ahmed H. Zewail3; 1Classe di Scienze, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Pisa, Italy; 2Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland; 3Laboratory for Molecular Sciences, Arthur Amos Noyes Laboratory of Chemical Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM *HH1.5
On the Competition between Directed and Inherent Self-Organization for the Assembly of Quantum Dots.Nasr M Ghoniem and Qiyang Hu; Mechanical & Aerospace Engr., UCLA, Los Angeles, California.

11:00 AM *HH1.6
Complexes of Oppositely Charged Molecules: Bulk and Surface Structures.Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

11:30 AM HH1.7From Atoms to Films: Nucleation and Growth at the Interface.Alexandra ten Bosch, Laboratoire de Physique de la matiere condensee, CNRS, Nice Cedex 2, France.

11:45 AM HH1.8
Bottom up Design of Novel Titanium-based Biomaterials Through the Combination of ab-initio Simulations and Experimental Methods. Benedikt Sander, Dierk Raabe, Martin Friak and Joerg Neugebauer; Max-Planck-Institut, Duesseldorf, Germany.

SESSION HH2: General Phase Transformations II

 Chair: Frans Spaepen
Monday Afternoon, November 27, 2006
Back Bay A (Sheraton)
1:30 PM *HH2.1
Thermal Effects of Phase Transformations.Alex Umantsev, Natural Sciences, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, North Carolina.

2:00 PM *HH2.2
What is the Nature of Triple Junction Energy?Alex King, School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

2:30 PM BREAK 

SESSION HH3: Nucleation, Growth, and Coarsening I

 Chair: Nasr Ghoniem
Monday Afternoon, November 27, 2006
Back Bay A (Sheraton)
3:30 PM *HH3.1
Abstract Withdrawn
4:00 PM *HH3.2
First-passage Monte Carlo for Simulations of Alloy Microstructure.Vasily V Bulatov1, Tomas Oppelstrup2, Malvin H Kalos3, George H Gilmer4 and Babak Sadigh5; 1Chemstry and Materials Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California; 2Chemstry and Materials Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California; 3Defense and Nuclear Technologies, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California; 4Chemstry and Materials Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California; 5Chemstry and Materials Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California.

4:30 PM HH3.3
Effects of a Rhenium Addition on the Temporal Evolution of the Nanostructure and Chemistry of a Model Ni-Cr-Al Model Alloy. Kevin E. Yoon1, Ronald D. Noebe2 and David N Seidman1; 1Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois; 2NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio.

4:45 PM HH3.4
Nucleation-Initiated Solidification of Pulsed-Laser-Irradiated Titanium Oxide Films.Ui-Jin Chung1, Guy Ankonina2, Abhishek Jain1, Jae Beom Choi1,3, Alex B. Limanov1, Yigal Komem2 and James S. Im1; 1Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, New York; 2Material Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel; 3LCD Business, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Yongin, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
 

SESSION HH4: Grain boundaries and Interfaces

 Chair: Ferdinand Haider
Tuesday Morning, November 28, 2006
Back Bay A (Sheraton)
NOTE EARLY START

8:00 AM *HH4.1
Grain Rotation Due to Coupling.Jean Taylor, Courant Institute, New York, New York.

8:30 AM *HH4.2
Grain Growth in 3-D: Generalization of the von Neumann Relation.David J. Srolovitz1 and Robert D. MacPherson2; 1Department of Physics, Yeshiva University, New York, New York; 2School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey.

9:00 AM *HH4.3
Fast Diffusion Paths in Ultrafine Grain Copper Alloys Produced by Equal Channel Angular Pressing.Eugen Rabkin1, Sergiy Divinski2 and Yuri Estrin3; 1Department of Materials Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel; 2Institute of Materials Physics, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany; 3Technical University of Clausthal, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany.

9:30 AM *HH4.4
Segregation and Ordering in Nanocrystalline Ni-W.Christopher A Schuh and Andrew J Detor; Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM *HH4.5
Phase Transformations at Interfaces in Metals and Compounds. Pamela L Williams and Yuri Mishin; Department of Physics and Astronomy, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.

11:00 AM *HH4.6
Grain Growth Kinetics in Nanocrystalline Ni: An Atomistic Simulation.Diana Farkas, Materials Science, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia.

11:30 AM HH4.7
A Diffuse Interface Thermodynamic Model of Grain Boundary Transitions in Binary Alloys.Ming Tang1, W. Craig Carter1 and Rowland M. Cannon2; 1Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California.

11:45 AM HH4.8
Interface-Stabilized Nanoscale Quasi-Liquid Films and Interfacial Prewetting and Premelting Transitions.Jian Luo1,2, Vivek K Gupta1 and Haijun Qian1; 1School of Materials Science and Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina; 2Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technologies, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina.
 

SESSION HH5: Plasticity I

 Chair: Christopher Schuh
Tuesday Afternoon, November 28, 2006
Back Bay A (Sheraton)
1:30 PM *HH5.1
Excess Vacancies and Phase Transformations Under Strong Plastic Deformation.Ferdinand Haider, Inst. f. Physics, Univ. Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany.

2:00 PM HH5.2Temporal Evolution of Microstructure and Mechanical Properties in Al Strengthened with Sc, Er and Yb.David C Dunand, Marsha E van Dalen, Richard A. Karnesky and David N. Seidman; Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

2:15 PM HH5.3Two-way Shape Memory Surfaces - Experimental Observations and Modeling.Yijun Zhang1,2, Yang-Tse Cheng2 and David S Grummon1; 1Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan; 2Materials & Processes Laboratory, General Motors Research & Development Center, Warren, Michigan.

2:30 PM BREAK
 

SESSION HH6: Irradiation Effects

 Chair: Heinrich Wollenberger
Tuesday Afternoon, November 28, 2006
Back Bay A (Sheraton)
3:00 PM *HH6.1
New Ideas in the Field of Kinetics in Metals and Alloys.Colin Peter Flynn, Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois.

3:30 PM *HH6.2
Some Basic Questions Arising from Materials Applications in High Power Accelerators, with Comparisons to Fission and Fusion Reactors.Louis K. Mansur, Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

4:00 PM HH6.3
Irradiation-induced Patterning in Cu-Co, Cu-Ag and Ag-Co Alloys. Pavel Krasnochtchekov, SeeWee Chee, Matt Enloe, Robert Averback and Pascal Bellon; Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois.

4:15 PM HH6.4
Irradiation-Induced Amorphization of Titanate Pyrochlore—Insights from in situ Experiments and Atomistic Simulations.Ram Devanathan and William J Weber; Fundamental Science Directorate, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington.

4:30 PM HH6.5
The Influence of Electronic Stopping Interactions on the Microstructural Modification Observed in High Energy Ion Irradiated NiTi Thin Films.Thomas Bradley LaGrange1, Rolf Gotthardt2, Christian Abromeit3, Siegfried Klaumünzer3 and Gerhard Schumacher3; 1Materials Science and Technology Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California; 2Institute of Physics of Complex Matter, Swiss Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland; 3Hahn Meitner Institute, Berlin, Germany.

4:45 PM HH6.6
Identification of Nanoscale Patterning of Chemical Order in Alloys Driven by Ion Irradiation by Scaling Analysis of Order Fluctuations. Jia Ye, Yaofeng Chen and Pascal M Bellon; Materials Science and Engineering, university of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois.
 

SESSION HH7: Microstructural Evolutions I

 Chair: Mark Asta
Wednesday Morning, November 29, 2006
Back Bay A (Sheraton)
NOTE EARLY START

8:00 AM *HH7.1
Theoretical Characterization of Structural Evolution in Phase Transformations.Armen G Khachaturyan, Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey.

8:30 AM *HH7.2
Quantitative Phase Field Modelling Of Precipitation. Quentin Bronchart, Yann Le Bouar and Alphonse Finel; LEM, ONERA / CNRS, Chatillon, France.

9:00 AM HH7.3
Topological Modelling of Martensitic Transformations in Ferrous Systems.Xiao Ma and R. C. Pond; Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

9:15 AM HH7.4
Multiscale Phase Field Modeling of Phase Transformation and Plastic Deformation Chen Shen, Ju Li and Yunzhi Wang; Materials Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

9:30 AM HH7.5
Modeling of Local Order Phase Transformations in Binary AlloysNikolay P. Lazarev1, Christian Abromeit2, Syo Matsumura3, Rolf Gotthardt4 and Robin Schäublin5; 1Theoretical Physics, NSC Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology, Kharkov, Ukraine; 2Materials, Hahn-Meitner-Institut Berlin, Berlin, Germany; 3Applied Quantum Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan; 4Institute de Physique de la Materiere Complexe, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland; 5FT - Materials, CRPP - EPFL, Villigen, Switzerland.

9:45 AM HH7.6
Transformations by Design.Greg B. Olson, MSE, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois; MSE, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

10:00 AM BREAK
 

SESSION HH8: Amorphous Materials

 Chair: Michael Atzmon
Wednesday Morning, November 29, 2006
Back Bay A (Sheraton)
10:30 AM *HH8.1
Glass Transition and Shear Modulus in Amorphous Metallic Systems.Konrad H Samwer1, William L. Johnson2, Stefan G. Mayr1, Mareike Zink1, Marios D. Demetriou2 and Annelen Kahl1; 1I.Physik. Institut, Univ. Gottingen, Goettingen, Germany; 2Caltech, Pasadena, California.

11:00 AM *HH8.2
Microstructural Stability of Amorphous Al Alloys during Intense Deformation and Annealing.John H Perepezko, Rainer J Hebert and Joseph Hamann; Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.

11:30 AM HH8.3
Amorphous Structures and Polymorphic Transitions in Metallic Glasses.Evan Ma and Howard Sheng; Materials Sci & Eng, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

11:45 AM HH8.4
Characterizing Shear Ttransformation Zones - a Key for Understanding Plasticity of Glasses.Stefan G. Mayr, I. Physikalisches Institut, Universitaet Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany.

SESSION HH9: Microstructural Evolutions II

 Chair: Alphonse Finel
Wednesday Afternoon, November 29, 2006
Back Bay A (Sheraton)
1:30 PM *HH9.1
Properties of Alloy Crystal-Melt Interfaces from Atomistic Simulations. Chandler Becker1, Mark Asta2, Jeffrey Hoyt3 and Stephen Foiles3; 1Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois; 2Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California at Davis, Davis, California; 3Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

2:00 PM *HH9.2
The Evolution of Bicontinuous Interfaces During Coarsening. Yongwoo Kwon1, Katsuyo Thornton2 and Peter W Voorhees1; 1Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois; 2Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

2:30 PM BREAK 

SESSION HH10: Plasticity II

 Chair: John Perepezko
Wednesday Afternoon, November 29, 2006
Back Bay A (Sheraton)
3:00 PM *HH10.1
Phase Transformations during Plastic Deformation.Michael Atzmon, NERS & MSE, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

3:30 PM *HH10.2
Phase Transformation Induced by Grinding: What is Revealed by Molecular Materials?Descamps Marc1 and Willart Jean Francois1; 1Physique, University Lille1, Villeneuve d' Ascq, France; 2Physics, University Lille1, Villeneuve Ascq, France.

4:00 PM *HH10.3
Dislocation Length Scales in f.c.c. Crystals.Ladislas Kubin1, Benoit Devincre1 and Thierry Hoc2; 1CNRS-ONERA, LEM, Chatillon Cedex, France; 2Laboratoire MSSMat, Ecole Centrale Paris, Chatenay-Malabry, France.

4:30 PM HH10.4
Nucleation and Kinetics of Shock-induced Plastic Deformations. for group-IV nanoparticles from first-principles molecular dynamicsMatteo Cococcioni, Gerbrand Ceder and Nicola Marzari; DMSE and ISN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

4:45 PM HH10.5
Effects of Temperature and Structural Defects on the Strength and Structural Response of Cubic Inorganic Crystals under Mechanical LoadingHadrian Djohari1, Frederick Milstein2 and Dimitrios Maroudas1; 1Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts; 2Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Materials, University of California, Santa Barbara, California.
 

SESSION HH11: Poster Session

 Chairs: Christian Abromeit, Pascal Bellon and David Seidman
Wednesday Evening, November 29, 2006
8:00 PM
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)
HH11.1
Real-time X-ray Observation of Solidification from Undercooled Si Melt.Kosuke Nagashio1, Masayoshi Adachi2, Kensuke Higuchi2, Akitoshi Mizuno2, Masahito Watanabe2, Kazuhiko Kuribayashi1 and Yoshinori Katayama3; 1Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan; 2Gakushuin University, Toshima, Tokyo, Japan; 3Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Sayo, Hyogo, Japan.

HH11.2
Theoretical Predictions of the Thermodynamics of InGaN alloys: Reducing the Critical Temperature.Chee K Gan1 and David J Srolovitz2; 1Institute of High Performance Computing Singapore, Singapore, Singapore; 2Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey.

HH11.3
Abstract Withdrawn
HH11.4
Modelling of Precipitation Kinetics with Simultanous Stress Relaxation.Franz Dieter Fischer1, Jiri Svoboda2, Ernst Gamsjager1, Ernst Kozeschnik3 and Bernhard Sonderegger3; 1Institute of Mechanics, Montanuniversität Leoben, Leoben, Austria; 2Institute of Physics of Materials, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Brno, Czech Republic; 3Institute for Materials Science, Welding and Forming, University of Technology, Graz, Austria.

HH11.5
Controlling the Morphology of TiO2 Nanoparticles.Jennifer Synowczynski1, Bonnie Lynn Gersten2 and Samuel Hirsch1; 1Weapons and Materials Research Directorate, Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland; 2Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Queens College of CUNY, Flushing, New York.

HH11.6
The Calculated Interfacial Entropies Between theta prime Al2Cu and fcc Al.Yi Wang1,2, Zi-Kui Liu1, Long-Qing Chen1 and Christopher Wolverton2; 1Materials Science & Engineering, Penn State, State College, Pennsylvania; 2Ford Research and Advanced Engineering, MD3083/SRL, Dearborn, Michigan.

HH11.7
Abstract Withdrawn
HH11.8
Influence of Layer Microstructure on the Asymmetric Nucleation and Growth Process of CuMg2 in Cu/Mg Multilayers.Marta Gonzalez-Silveira1, Javier Rodriguez-Viejo1, Gemma Garcia1, Francesc Pi1, János L. Lábár2, Francisco J. Ager3, Árpád Barna2, Miklós Menyhárd2 and László Kótis2; 1Dept. of Physics, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain; 2Research Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science, Budapest, Hungary; 3Centro Nacional de Aceleradores, Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain.

HH11.9
Effect of Ion Irradiation on α- and β-Phase Evolution of Sputtered Tantalum Thin FilmsHua Ren1 and Marek Sosnowski1,2; 1Materials Science and Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey; 2ECE, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey.

HH11.10
Giant (~cm size) Au and AuAg(111) Grains with Large, Nearly Atomically Flat TerracesAnant Mathur and Jonah Erlebacher; Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

HH11.11
Interplay Between Diffusive and Displacive Phase Transformations: Effect on Microstructures and Mechanical ResponseMathieu Bouville and Rajeev Ahluwalia; Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore, Singapore.

HH11.12
Temperature and Concentration Dependence of the Effective Pair Interaction Parameters in Ni-Pd from High-energy X-ray Diffuse Scattering.Markus Mezger1, Harald Reichert1, Ingo B. Ramsteiner1, Alexander Udyansky1, Oleg Shchyglo1, Vladimir Bugaev1, Helmut Dosch1,2 and Veijo Honkimäki3; 1Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart, Germany; 2Institute for Theoretical and Applied Physics, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany; 3European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, France.

HH11.13
Transferred to HH5.3
HH11.14
The Nucleation of Widmanstatten Ferrite in Iron-Nickel Meteorites. Patrick C Ray, Takayuki Honda, Zi-Kui Liu and Paul R Howell; Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.

HH11.15
Effects of Defects, Surfaces and Interfaces on the Melting of Zircon.Jincheng Du, Ram Devanathan, Rene Corrales and William J. Weber; Fundamental Science Directorate, Pacific Northwest National Lab, Richland, Washington.

HH11.16
Variant Selection of h-Al2Ti Superstructure in TiAl Single Crystals with Gradient Compositions.Satoshi Hata1, Itto Sugimoto1, Koujirou Shiraishi1, Noriyuki Kuwano2, Masaru Itakura1, Takayoshi Nakano3 and Yukichi Umakoshi3; 1Department of Applied Science for Electronics and Materials, Kyushu University, Kasuga, Fukuoka, Japan; 2Art, Science and Technology Center for Cooperative Research, Kyushu University, Kasuga, Fukuoka, Japan; 3Course of Materials Science & Engineering, Division of Materials & Manufacturing Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan.

HH11.17
Swift-ion Induced Amorphization by Tracks in a Quasicrystalline Zr-Ti-Cu-Ni AlloyStefan Mechler, Gerhard Schumacher, Siegfried Klaumuenzer, Nelia Wanderka, Christian Abromeit and Michael Peter Macht; Structural Research, Hahn-Meitner-Institut berlin, Berlin, Germany.

HH11.18
Precipitation Sequence in Mg-Zn-Sn based Alloys Anton Gorny, Alexander Katsman, Dmitry Shepelev and Menahem Bamberger; Materials Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

HH11.19
Texture Evolution of Lithium Fluoride Thin Films by NucleationHakkwan Kim and Alexander King; School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

HH11.20
Influence of Processing Parameters on Microstructure of Pulsed Laser Deposited Au Thin Films.Andreas K. Kulovits, John P. Leonard and Jorg M.K. Wiezorek; MSE, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

HH11.21
Ab Initio Study of Chemical and Structural Trends of Ti-based Binary Alloys.Martin Friak, Jörg Neugebauer, Benedikt Sander and Dierk Raabe; Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung, GmbH, Duesseldorf, Germany.

HH11.22
Nucleation-Initiated Solidification of Thin Si Films. Sharona Hazair, Paul C. van der Wilt, Yikang Deng, Alexander B. Limanov, Ui-Jin Chung and James S. Im; Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, New York.

HH11.23
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HH11.24
Interactions Between Recrystallisation and Phase Transformations in Cold Rolled Low Alloy Steels and Ti AlloysPascal J Jacques1, Cedric Georges1, Astrid Lenain1, Nicolas Clement1 and Victor Andrade-Carozzo2; 1IMAP, Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium; 2ICP, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Peru.

HH11.25
Formation of Stable Cu2O from Reduction of CuO Anoparticles and Calculation of CuO-Cu2O Interfacial Energy.Jenna M. Pike1, Siu-Wai Chan1 and Jonathan Hanson2; 1Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columia University, New York, New York; 2Chemistry, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York.

HH11.26
High Energy X-Ray Study of Structural Transformations in Ti-VIngo Benedict Ramsteiner2,1, Harald Reichert1, Helmut Dosch1 and Veijo Honkimäki3; 1Max-Planck-Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart, Germany; 2Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 3European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, France.

HH11.27
Formation of Metastable Phases in the quasi-binary Lu2O3-Fe2O3 System by Containerless Solidification Method.Kenji Niwata1, Kosuke Nagashio2, Taketoshi Hibiya1 and Kazuhiko Kuribayashi2; 1Tokyo Metropolitan University, Hino, Tokyo, Japan; 2Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan.

HH11.28
Ex-situ and In-situ TEM Studies on the Crystallization Process of Zr70Cu27.5Rh2.5 Metallic Glass.Chunfei Li1, David Cushman1 and Junji Saida2; 1Physics, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon; 2Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.

HH11.29
Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Phase Changes to Hitherto-Unknown Phases in the Most Important Solid State Materials - Si: TiO2; BaTiO3; Ferrites; All Caused by Magnetic Fields at 2.45 GHz.Rustum Roy1,2, D. Dube1, C. Fang1, F. Ming1 and D. Agrawal1; 1Materials Research Institute, Penn State, University Park, Pennsylvania; 2Chemical and Materials Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

HH11.30
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HH11.31
Kinetic Interactions In The Formation of Iron Aluminide Coating by Fluidized-Bed Chemical Vapor Deposition.Sophia Alexandra Tsipas1, Francisco Javier Bolívar1, Laura Sánchez1, Maria Pilar Hierro1, Juan A Trilleros2 and Francisco Javier Pérez1; 1Grupo de Investigación de Ingeniería de Superficies y Materiales Nanoestructurados, Universidad complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain; 2Grupo de Investigación en Ingeniería Metalúrgica, Universidad complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

HH11.32
Phase Transformations in Non-stoichiometric GaAs with Sb and P Doping.Vladimir V. Chaldyshev1, Nikolai A. Bert1, Anton V. Boitsov1, Yuri G. Musikhin1, Maria A. Yagovkina1, Valerii V. Preobrazhenskii2, Michail A. Putyato2 and Boris R. Semyagin2; 1Ioffe Institute, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation; 2Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation.

HH11.33
Observation of Epitaxy of Body Centered Cubic TiB2 on Si(001) by Pulsed Laser Ablation.Lydia Longstreth-Spoor1,2, P. C Gibbons1,2, K. F Kelton1,2 and Ramki Kalyanaraman1,2; 1Physics, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri; 2Center for Materials Innovation, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri.

HH11.34
On the Stability of Grain Boundary Discontinuous Precipitation in Dilute Cu-Co Alloys.Ana Rocha and Guillermo Solorzano; PUC-Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

HH11.35
Predicting Benefits of Sc in Aluminum Alloys: Interaction of Sc with other Alloying Elements.Darko Simonovic and Marcel Sluiter; Material Science and Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands.

HH11.36
Formation and Thermodynamic Stability of Cu2O Nano-islands and Cu(001) Reconstructions.Paul Fuoss, Dillon Fong, Jeffrey Eastman, Peter Baldo, Guangwen Zhou, Lynn Rehn and Loren Thompson; Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois.

HH11.37
Statistical and Elasticity Analysis of Split Patterns in γ-γ’ Ni Alloys.Hector A Calderon1, Christian Kisielowski2 and Tsutomu Mori3; 1Ciencia de Materiales, ESFM-IPN, Mexico, DF, Mexico; 2NCEM, LBNL, Berkeley, California; 3Materials Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom.

HH11.38
Investigation of Disorder and Transformation Under Shock in Boron Carbide B4C.Giovanni Fanchini1, Paola Jaramillo1, Varun Gupta1, James W Mc Cauley2 and Manish Chhowalla1; 1Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey; 2ARL, Aberdeen, Maryland.

HH11.39
Quasi One-dimensional State of Ultra-thin Ag Films Prepared on One-dimensional Surface Superstructure.Naoka Nagamura1, Iwao Matsuda1, Takashi Uchihashi2, Nobuhiro Miyata1, Toru Hirahara1 and Shuji Hasegawa1; 1Department of Physics, School of Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; 2National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan.

HH11.40
Unusual Alloying Effect on the Melting Temperature of Metal Nanoclusters.Francesca Baletto1, Christine Mottet3, Riccardo Ferrando2 and Giulia Rossi2; 1DMSE, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Dept. of Physics, Univ. di Genova, Genova, Italy; 3CMRCN/CRNS, Campus de Luminy-Marseille, France.

HH11.41
Effects of Oxygen on the β-α Phase Transformation and Microstructure in Tantalum Thin Films.Max S. Aubain, Robert Knepper and Shefford P. Baker; Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

HH11.42
Effect of Relative Humidity on the Crystallization Characteristics of Sol-gel Processed Lanthanum Zirconium Oxide Thin Films.Srivatsan Sathyamurthy1,2 and Mariappan Paranthaman2; 1University of Tennessee/ ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; 2Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

HH11.43
Composition Effects on the Nucleation and Growth of Cu2O Islands During Early-stage Oxidation of Cu-Au Alloys.Guangwen Zhou1, Liang Wang2, Pete M Baldo1, John E Pearson1, Loren J Thompson1, Judith C Yang2 and Jeffery A Eastman1; 1Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois; 2Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

HH11.44
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HH11.45
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HH11.46
The Role of Interstitials in Phase Segregation of Binary Alloys Under Ion Irradiation Conditions from KMC Simulations.Pavel Krasnochtchekov, Pascal Bellon and Robert Averback; University of Illinois at UC, Urbana, Illinois.

HH11.47
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HH11.48
Structure of GP Zones in Al-Ag Alloys.Emmanuelle A Marquis, Francois Leonard and Norman L Bartelt; Sandia National Laboratory, Livermore, California.

HH11.49
In Situ TEM Study of the Super-elastic Effect in Cu Based Shape Memory Alloys.María Luisa Nó2, Alfonso Ibarra2,3, Daniel Caillard3 and Jose San Juan1,4; 1Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Fisica Aplicada II, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao, Spain; 3CEMES, CNRS, Toulouse, France; 4Fisica Materia Condensada, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao, Spain.

HH11.50
The Implication of (111)-Textured Grains Obtained via Nucleation and Growth of Solids in Pulsed-Laser-Quenched Al Films on SiO2. Jae Beom Choi1,2, MinHwan Choi1, Ui-Jin Chung1, Alex B. Limanov1 and James S. Im1; 1Program in Materials Science, Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, New York; 2LCD Business, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Yongin, Gyeonggi, South Korea.

HH11.51
Influence of Axial Heat Processing on Microporosity Formation in Ni-Mo-Ta-Al Alloy.Joo Ro Kim1, Hangjoon Im3 and Reza Abbaschian2,1; 1Material Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida; 2Mechenical Engineering, University of California, Riverside, California; 3Material Science and Engineering, Korea Polytechnic University, Shihung, Kyonggi-Do, South Korea.

HH11.52
An Experimental Investigation of Solute-Driven Melting Kinetics in the Sn-Bi System.David Charles Yasensky1 and Reza Abbaschian2,1; 1Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida; 2Mechanical Engineering, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California.

HH11.53
Formation of Domain Structures in Ordering Processes of B2 or D03, L12 and L10 Types.Ryuichiro Oguma1, Syo Matsumura2, Tetsuo Eguchi1 and Sung-Kyu Son3; 1Applied Physics, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan; 2Applied Quantum Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan; 3HVEM Laboratory, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan.

HH11.54
Atomistic Simulation of Pressure-induced Solidification in Molten Ta: From Nucleation to Coalescence.James Glosli1, Mehul V. Patel2 and Frederick H Streitz1; 1H-Division, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore, California; 2AX-Division, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore, California.

HH11.55
Laser Ignition of Self-propagating Exothermic Reactions in Multilayer Metal Films.Yoosuf N. Picard1, Michael J. Grosskopf2, R. Paul Drake2, David P. Adams3 and Steven M. Yalisove1; 1Materials Science & Engineering, Univ. of Michigan--Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan; 2Space Physics Research Lab, Univ. of Michigan--Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan; 3Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

HH11.56
Crystal Growth Behavior and Phase Transformation in Non- equilibrium Oxygen-doped Titanium Nitride Thin Films Prepared by Pulsed Laser Deposition.Sei Otaka, Wakana Hara, Kota Akiyama, Takahiro Watanabe, Wataru Tsuji and Mamoru Yoshimoto; Innovative and Engineered Materials, Tokyo inst. of Tech., Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.

HH11.57
Synthesis of Nano-sized Sialons by Carbothermal and Gas Reduction Nitridation of a Zeolite.Toru Wakihara, FenJin Li, Junichi Tatami, Katsutoshi Komeya and Takeshi Meguro; Department of Environmental and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan.
 

SESSION HH12: Order-Disorder Transformations

 Chair: Pascal Bellon
Thursday Morning, November 30, 2006
Back Bay A (Sheraton)
8:30 AM *HH12.1
Ab Initio Study of Oxygen Ordering in the Superconductor YBCO.Didier deFontaine, MSME, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California.

9:00 AM *HH12.2
Time-Evolution of Short-Range and Long-Range Ordering in Ni4Mo Alloys Studied by Advanced Transmission Electron Microscopy and Monte Carlo Simulation.Syo Matsumura1, Satoshi Hata2, Kousuke Kimura1, Tatsurou Takahashi1 and Christian Abromeit3; 1Department of Applied Quantum Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan; 2Department of Applied Science for Electronics and Materials, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan; 3Hahn-Meitner-Institut, SF3, Berlin, Germany.

9:30 AM HH12.3
High-Temperature Order-Disorder Transformations in Rare Earth-Transition Metal Systems.Yulia Kostogorova-Beller1, Jeffrey E. Shield1 and Matthew J. Kramer2; 1Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska; 2Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.

9:45 AM HH12.4
The A1 to L10 Phase Transformation in FePt and Related Ternary Alloy Thin Films for Ultra-high Density Magnetic Recording MediaDavid Berry1,2 and Katayun Barmak1,2; 1Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; 2Data Storage Systems Center, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

10:00 AM BREAK 

SESSION HH13: Defect and Diffusion I

 Chair: Christian Abromeit
Thursday Morning, November 30, 2006
Back Bay A (Sheraton)
10:30 AM *HH13.1
Impact of First Principles Calculations on the Simulation of the Kinetics of Defects in Metals under Irradiation.Francois Willaime, SRMP, CEA/Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France.

11:00 AM *HH13.2
Kinetics of Crystallization at Extreme Undercoolings: A Window into the Structure of Liquids.Yinon Ashkenazy1 and Robert Averback2; 1Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, jerusalem, Israel; 2Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois.

11:30 AM HH13.3
Calculations of the Vacancy Formation Energy near GP Zones and a Possible Nucleation Mechanism of Precipitates in Al-Cu AlloysShenyang Hu, Michael Baskes and Srinivasan G Srivilliputhur; Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico.

11:45 AM HH13.4
Ab initio-Based Thermokinetics of the Ni-Cr Binary.Julie Tucker, Dane Morgan and Todd Allen; University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.

SESSION HH14: Defect and Diffusion II

 Chair: Francois Willaime
Thursday Afternoon, November 30, 2006
Back Bay A (Sheraton)
1:30 PM *HH14.1
A Self-consistent Mean Field Theory for Diffusion in Concentrated Alloys.Maylise Nastar and Vincent Barbe; DMN/SRMP, CEA, Gif-sur-Yvette, France.

2:00 PM *HH14.2
Control of Thin Film Morphologies and Nanoparticle Arrays during Vapor Deposition: Predictions based on Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulations.George H. Gilmer, Vasily V. Bulatov, Tomas Oppelstrup, Malvin H. Kalos and Babak Sadigh; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California.

2:30 PM HH14.3
Phase Stability in Carbides and Nitrides in Steel.Marcel H.F. Sluiter, 3ME-MSE, TU Delft, Delft, Netherlands.

2:45 PM HH14.4
Lattice Monte Carlo Simulations of Y-Ti-O Nanoclusters in Ferritic Alloys.Brian D. Wirth1, Matthew Alinger2 and G. Robert Odette3; 1Nuclear Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California; 2GE Global Research, Niskayuna, New York; 3University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California.

3:00 PM BREAK
 

SESSION HH15: Nucleation, Growth, and Coarsening II

 Chair: George Gilmer
Thursday Afternoon, November 30, 2006
Back Bay A (Sheraton)
3:30 PM *HH15.1
The Early Stages of Precipitation in Metals at the Atomic Scale: Experiments Versus Simulations.Blavette Didier1, Pareige Cristelle1, Martin Georges2 and Soisson Frederic2; 1Phys., University of Rouen, St Etienne du Rouvray, xxx, France; 2SRMP-CEA, Saclay, France.

4:00 PM *HH15.2
Effect of Temperature on the Kinetics of Nanocluster Nucleation and Growth in Polymeric MediaOz Gazit1, Rina Tannenbaum1,2 and Nily Dan3; 1Chemical Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel; 2Chemical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia; 3Chemical and Biological Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

4:30 PM HH15.3Transferred to HH15.2
 

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