Symposium II: Nanotubes and Related Nanostructures

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Nanotubes and Related Nanostructures
November 26 - 30, 2007


Chairs
 

Kenji Hata

   

AIST

Annick Loiseau

          

Laboratoire d'Etude des Microstructures (LEM)

Yoke Khin Yap

   

Michigan Technological University

Ming Zheng

   

DuPont Central Research and Development

Symposium Support
GDR-I NanoI, CNRS
MuSTI, Michigan Technological University
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)




* Invited paper

 

SESSION II1: Carbon Nanostructures I
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Monday Morning, November 26, 2007
Room 312 (Hynes)


EARLY START  

8:00 AM *II1.1
``Super Growth": Applications and the Scaling up for Mass Production of Catalyst-Free SWNTs. Don N. Futaba, Research Center for Advanced Carbon Materials, AIST, Japan, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

8:30 AM II1.2
Growth of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Controlled Diameter from Individual Catalyst Nanoparticle. Jin Zhang, Yagang Yao, Ran Liu and Zhongfan Liu; College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University, Beijing, China.

8:45 AM II1.3
Controlled Growth of Vertically Aligned Single- and Double-Walled Carbon Nanotubes without Etching Agents. Vijaya Kumar Kayastha, Shun Wu, Jason Moscatello and Yoke Khin Yap; Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan.

9:00 AM II1.4
Tuning of Vertically-Aligned Carbon Nanotube Length, Number of Walls, and Areal Density through Catalysts Pre-Treatments. Gilbert D Nessim1, A. John Hart2, Jin S Kim1, Donatello Acquaviva3, Jihun Oh1, Cate Morgan1, M. Seita1 and Carl V Thompson1; 1Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; 3Laboratory of Micro and Nanoelectronics Devices (LEG2), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland.

9:15 AM II1.5
Synthesis of Highly Quality Double-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. Ye Hou, Cheng Qian and Jie Liu; Chemistry, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

9:30 AM *II1.6
Understanding and Controlling the Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes and Nanohorns with Time-Resolved in situ Diagnostics. David B. Geohegan, Alexander A. Puretzky, Gyula Eres, Bin Zhao, Hui Hu, Christopher Rouleau, David Styers-Barnett, Zuqin Liu, Ilia Ivanov, Jeremy Jackson, Richard F. Wood, Sreekanth Pannala, Jack C. Wells, Mina Yoon, Kai Xiao and Matthew Garrett; Materials Science and Technology Division and Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

10:00 AM BREAK

 

SESSION II2: Optical Spectroscopy I
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Jing Kong, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Monday Morning, November 26, 2007
Room 312 (Hynes)


10:30 AM *II2.1
Raman Spectroscopy of Well-identified Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes. Matthieu Paillet1, Thierry Michel2 and Jean-Louis Sauvajol3; 1Physics, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; 2Physics, Universite de Montpellier, Montpellier, France; 3Physics, University Montpellier II/CNRS, Montpellier, France.

11:00 AM II2.2
Raman Spectroscopy of Isolated Double Wall Carbon Nanotubes (DWNTs). Federico Villalpando2, Daisuke Shimamoto5, Alfonso Reina Cecco2, Antonio G. Souza Filho4, Hyungbin Son1, Eduardo Barros7, Yoong A. Kim5, Morinobu Endo5, Mauricio Terrones6 and Mildred Dresselhaus1,3; 1Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, cambridge, Massachusetts; 3Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, cambridge, Massachusetts; 4Departamento de Fisica, Universiadade Federal do Ceara, Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil; 5Faculty of Engineering, Shinshu University, Shinshu, Japan; 6Advanced Materials Department, IPICyT, San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosi, Mexico; 7Physics, Tohoku University, Tohoku, Japan.

11:15 AM II2.3
Length Dependence in the Raman Spectra of Carbon Nanotubes. Aurea Zare1, Shin Grace Chou2,7, Hyungbin Son1, Ming Zheng5, Jeff R. Simpson6, Angela R. Hight Walker6, Gene Dresselhaus4 and Mildred Dresselhaus3,1; 1EECS, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 3Physics, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 4Francis Bitter Magnet Laboratory, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 5DuPont Central Research and Development, Wilmington, Delaware; 6National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland; 7Parenteral Center of Emphasis, Pfizer Global Research and Development, Groton, Connecticut.

11:30 AM II2.4
Dependence of Raman-active Modes on the External Voltage in Single-wall Carbon Nanotube Networks. Giovanni Fanchini, Husnu Emrah Unalan, Goki Eda and Manish Chhowalla; Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey.

11:45 AM II2.5
Crystal Face Dependence of Chiralities of Horizontally-aligned SWNTs on Sapphire. Naoki Ishigami1, Hiroki Ago1,2, Kenta Imamoto1, Masaharu Tsuji1,2, Konstantin Iakoubovskii3 and Nobutsugu Minami3; 1Graduate School of Engineering Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan; 2Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan; 3Nanotechnology Research Institute, AIST, Tsukuba, Japan.

 

SESSION II3: Carbon Nanostructures II
Chairs: Shashi Karna, Ralph Scheicher and Yoke Khin Yap
Monday Afternoon, November 26, 2007
Room 312 (Hynes)


1:30 PM *II3.1
Excitons and Many-electron Effects in Nanotubes and Graphene Nanoribbons. Steven G. Louie, Physics, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California; Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California.

2:00 PM II3.2
Spin Channels in Functionalized Graphene Nanoribbons. Giovanni Cantele1, Young-Su Lee2, Domenico Ninno1 and Nicola Marzari2; 1Scienze Fisiche, Coherentia CNR-INFM and Universita' di Napoli "Federico II", Napoli, Italy; 2Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

2:15 PM II3.3
Electrostatic Response of the Graphene and Boron-nitride Sheets from First-principles Calculations. Boris Kozinsky and Nicola Marzari; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

2:30 PM BREAK

 

SESSION II4: Carbon Nanostructures III
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Monday Afternoon, November 26, 2007
Room 312 (Hynes)


3:00 PM *II4.1
Modelling the Nickel Carbon Interface to Study the Nucleation and Growth of Carbon Nanotubes. Amara Hakim2, Christophe Bichara1 and Francois Ducastelle3; 1Centre de Recherches en Matiere Condensee et Nanosciences, CNRS, Marseille, France; 2Laboratoire Francis Perrin, CNRS/CEA, Gif sur Yvette, France; 3Laboratoire d Etude des Microstructures, CNRS/ONERA, Chatillon, France.

3:30 PM *II4.2
Interface Dynamics of Crystalline Catalysts during Carbon Nanotube Growth. Stephan Hofmann, Engineering, Unversity of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

4:00 PM II4.3
In-situ Study of Fe Catalyst Nanoparticles used for Growth of Carbon Nanotubes. Tyson Back1,2, Benji Maruyama1, Terry Murray2,1, Eunsung Shin2, John Jones1, Eric Stach3 and Seung Min Kim3; 1MLBC, AFRL, Wright-Patterson, Ohio; 2Materials Engineering, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio; 3Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

4:15 PM II4.4
Measuring the Catalyst Lifetime Favorable for SWCNTs Growth: Parametrical Studies. Elena Pigos, Oleg A Kuznetsov, Toshio Tokune and Avetik R Harutyunyan; Honda Research Institute USA Inc., Columbus, Ohio.

4:30 PM II4.5
Determining the Effect of Catalyst Composition on Carbon Nanotube Growth Utilizing Composition Gradients. Jonathan Petrie, Benjamin Hertzberg and Robert Bruce van Dover; MS&E, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

4:45 PM II4.6
Transferred to II22.4
 

SESSION II5: Poster Session: Synthesis of Nanostructures
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Monday Evening, November 26, 2007
8:00 PM
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)


II5.1
Linear Carbon Chains Obtanied by Laser Ablation of Carbon Targets in Different Liquids. Giuseppe Compagnini, Luisa D'Urso, Valentina Mita, Orazio Puglisi and Sergio Cataliotti; Chemistry Dpt, university of catania, catania, Italy.

II5.2
Two-Stage Growth of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. Hang Qi, Dongning Yuan and Jie Liu; Chemistry, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

II5.3
Carbon Nanotubes Grown by a Two-Step CVD Method for Supercapacitors. Aijun Yin1 and Jimmy Xu1,2; 1Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; 2Physics, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.

II5.4
Chemistry of Water-assisted CVD Growth of Single- and Double- Walled Carbon Nanotubes. Naoki Yoshihara1, Hiroki Ago1,2 and Masaharu Tsuji1,2; 1Graduate School of Engineering Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan; 2Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

II5.5
Vertically Aligned Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Regrowth After Peeling from an Fe-coated Alumina Substrate. Cary L. Pint1, Sean Pheasant2, Nolan Nicholas1, Matteo Pasquali3 and Robert Hauge2; 1Physics, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 2Chemistry, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 3Chemical Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas.

II5.6
Abstract Withdrawn

II5.7
New Insights in the Structure and the Growth Mechanisms of Iron-filled Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes Carpets from Aerosol-assisted CCVD. Vasile Heresanu1, Celia Castro2, Mathieu Pinault2, Julien Cambedouzou1, Pascale Launois1, Mathieu Kociak1, Odile Stephan1, Martine Mayne-L'Hermite2 and Cecile Reynaud2; 1Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, UMR CNRS 8502, Université Paris Sud, Orsay, France; 2Laboratoire Francis Perrin, URA CEA-CNRS 2453, DSM-DRECAM-SPAM, CEA Saclay, Gif Sur Yvette Cedex, France.

II5.8
Oriented Growth of Ultra-Long Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. Limin Huang, Zhang Jia and Stephen O'Brien; Applied Physics, Columbia University, New York, New York.

II5.9
Growth and Applications of Vertically Aligned Large-diameter Double-walled Carbon Nanotube Arrays. Lijie Ci, Robert Vajtai and Pulickel M. Ajayan; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.

II5.10
Investigation of Catalyst Reduction and Etching of Carbon Nanotubes Caused by Hydrogen During Carbon Nanotube Growth in CH4/H2 Plasmas. Atsushi Okita1, Yoshiyuki Suda1, Akinori Oda2, Junji Nakamura3, Youhei Hizume1, Hirotake Sugawara1 and Yosuke Sakai1; 1Laboratory of Integrated Material Processings, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan; 2Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Japan; 3University of Tukuba, Tukuba, Japan.

II5.11
Growth and Applications for Aligned Carbon Nanotubes on Metal Substrates. Prahalad M. Parthangal2, Richard E. Cavicchi1, Douglass C. Meier1, Rebecca A. Zangmeister1 and Michael R. Zachariah2,1; 1Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards & Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland; 2Center for NanoEnergetics Research (CNER), University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.

II5.12
Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes from a Coal Precursor by Chemical Vapor Deposition Method: Synthesis and Purification. Hong Zhu, Lu Zhang, Haiyan Lin and Xudong Cao; Beijing Jiaotong University, China, Beijing, China.

II5.13
Aligned Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotube Growth on Conductive Substrates. Justin B Bult1, Pamela Dickrell2, Linda Schadler1, Pulickel Ajayan1 and Gregory Sawyer2; 1Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York; 2Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

II5.14
Carbon Nanotubes Directly Grown on Atomic Force Microscopy Tips. Hiroki Okuyama, Nobuyuki Iwata and Hiroshi Yamamoto; College of Science and Technology, Nihon University, Funabashi, Chiba, Japan.

II5.15
Growth Promotion and Etching of Carbon Nanotubes by Carbon Dioxide in Chemical Vapor Deposition using Methane Gas. Yoshiyuki Suda1, Takeshi Saito1, Atsushi Okita1, Junichi Takayama1, Junji Nakamura2, Yosuke Sakai1 and Hirotake Sugawara1; 1Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan; 2University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan.

II5.16
Investigation of In-situ Growth of Carbon Nanotubes via Chemical Vapor Deposition for Field-Effect Transistor (CNTFET) Applications. Eko A. Pandowo1, Dennis M. Callahan, Jr.1, Jonathan G. Leong1, Katherine S. Ziemer2 and Albert Sacco, Jr.1; 1Department of Chemical Engineering, Center for Advanced Microgravity Materials Processing, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts; 2Department of Chemical Engineering, Semiconductor Interface Engineering Laboratory, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.

II5.17
Growth of Well-aligned Thin Carbon Nanotubes at Low Temperatures by Inductively Coupled Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition and their Field Emission Characteristics. Kim Young Rae1, Jang Ingoo2, Jeon Hong Jun1, Kong Byung Yun3, Hwang Hosoo3, Cho Jungkeun3 and Lee Naesung1; 1Faculty of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials Engineering, Sejong University, Seoul, 143-747, South Korea; 2Electronics Engineering, Sejong University, Seoul, 143-747, South Korea; 3Research Center, System Engineering Mega Solution, Yong-In, 446-901, South Korea.

II5.18
Controlling the Direction of Carbon Nanofiber Growth in a PECVD Process. Anatoli V Melechko1,2, Igor A Merkulov1, Dale K Hensley2, Ryan Pearce2 and Michael L Simpson1,2,3; 1Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; 2Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; 3Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee.

II5.19
Carbon Nanotube Growth on Different Types of Tool Steel Substrates. Ipek Nasuf and Max Yen; Mechanical Engr. Dept. SIUC, Materials Technology Center, Carbondale, Illinois.

II5.20
Growth of Carbon Nanotubes by Remote Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition for Interconnect Applications. Masayuki Katagiri1, Naoshi Sakuma1, Mariko Suzuki1, Tadashi Sakai1, Shintaro Sato2, Takashi Hyakushima2, Mizuhisa Nihei2 and Yuji Awano2; 1MIRAI-Selete (Semiconductor Leading Edge Technologies, Inc.), Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan; 2MIRAI-Selete (Semiconductor Leading Edge Technologies, Inc.), Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan.

II5.21
Carbon Nanotube Growth on PLD and NSL Catalyst Films. Niall Mc Evoy, Tony Donnelly, Rory W Leahy, Satheesh Krishnamurthy, James G Lunney and Werner J Blau; School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

II5.22
Abstract Withdrawn

II5.23
Microwave Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes - The Concept of Selective Heating of Metallic Nanoparticles by Microwave Irradiation. Stephanie Hoeppener1, Tamara Druzhinina1 and Ulrich S. Schubert1,2; 1Laboratory of Macromolecular Chemistry and Nanoscience, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands; 2Laboratory of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Jena, Germany.

II5.24
Continuous-flow Microplasma Synthesis of Metal Nanoparticles for Catalytic Growth of Carbon Nanotubes. Wei-Hung Chiang and R. Mohan Sankaran; Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

II5.25
Abstract Withdrawn

II5.26
Surface Oxidation and Carbon Nanotube Formation in Surface Decomposition of 6H-SiC. Takahiro Maruyama1,2, Naomi Fujita1, Shigeya Naritsuka1,2 and Michiko Kusunoki3; 1Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Meijo University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan; 221th CENTURY COE Nano Factory, Meijo University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan; 3EcoTopia Science Institute, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan.

II5.27
Abstract Withdrawn

II5.28
Synthesis of Y-junction Carbon Nanotubes by Alcohol Chemical Vapor Deposition. Masayuki Maekawa, Yoshiyuki Suda, Atsushi Okita, Hirotake Sugawara and Yosuke Sakai; Laboratory of Integrated Material Processings, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.

II5.29
Facile Synthesis and Characterization of Metal Nanoparticle-Decorated Carbon Nanotubes. Yi Lin1, Kent A Watson2, Sayata Ghose2, Joseph G Smith1 and John W Connell1; 1NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia; 2National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, Virginia.

II5.30
Anomalous Branch-structured Carbon Nanotubes on Silicon Substrates. Yaser Abdi, Shams - Mohajerzadeh, Javad Koohsorkhi and Sarah Paydavosi; ECE, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

II5.31
Synthesis and Characterization of Phosphorus-Nitrogen doped Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes. Eduardo Cruz-Silva1, David Cullen2, Lin Gu2, Jose Manuel Romo-Herrera1, Emilio Munoz-Sandoval1, Florentino Lopez-Urias1, Bobby G. Sumpter3, Vincent Meunier3, David J. Smith2, Humberto Terrones1 and Mauricio Terrones1; 1Advanced Materials, IPICyT, San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosi, Mexico; 2School of Physics and Department of Physics, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona; 3Computer Science and Mathematic Division and Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

II5.32
Multiwall BCN/C Nanotube Nanojunction and its Rectification Behavior. Shuang Liu, Lei Liao, Kaihui Liu, Xuedong Bai and Enge Wang; Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

II5.33
Single-Walled Boron Nitride Nanotubes: Towards Large-Scale CVD Synthesis and Related Studies. Wenlong Wang1,2, Yoshio Bondo1, Enge Wang2 and Dmitri Golberg1; 1International Center for Young Scientists (ICYS), National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan; 2Beijing National Laboratory for Condensed Matter Physics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

II5.34
Catalytic Growth of BN Nanotubes from Novel Precursors. Myung Jong Kim1,2,3, Shahana Chatterjee1, Mark Bradley1, Mark Pender2, Larry Sneddon1 and Benji Maruyama2; 1Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 2Materials & Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, Ohio; 3Universal Technology Corporation, Dayton, Ohio.

II5.35
Nanostructured Cuprites-Copper Photovoltaic Cells from Epitaxial Hydrothermal Growth. Xuejun Zhang1,2,3, Zhongyong Yuan3 and Ming Su1,2; 1Department of Mechanical, Materials, Aerospace Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida; 2College of Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin, China; 3Nanoscience Tech Center, Orlando, Florida.

II5.36
Combinatorial Approach to Materials Fabrication from Higher Hierarchies of Rosette Nanotubes. Grigory Tikhomirov1,2 and Hicham Fenniri1,2; 1Chemistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; 2Supramolecular Nanoscale Assembly Group, National Institute for Nanotechnology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

II5.37
Rosette Nanotubes: Factors Affecting the Self-assembly of the Monobases Versus the Twin Base System. Usha Devi Hemraz1,2 and Hicham Fenniri1,2; 1Chemistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; 2National Institute for Nanotechnology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

II5.38
Novel Self-Complimentary Tricyclic Heterocycles: Expanding the Chemistry of Self-Assembled Rosette Nanotubes. Gabor Borzsonyi1,2, Andrew J. Myles1, Ross Johnson1,2, Jae-Young Cho1, Takeshi Yamazaki1, Andriy Kovalenko1 and Hicham Fenniri1,2; 1Supramolecular Nanoscale Assembly Group, National Institute for Nanotechnology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; 2Chemistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

II5.39
Synthesis of Micro- and/or Mesoporous Silica Nanotubes using Rosette nanotubes as Templates. Christophe Danumah1, Hicham Fenniri1, Usha Devi Hemraz1 and Jesus Gabriel Moralez1,2; 1Chemistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; 2Dupont Central Research and Development, Wilmington, Delaware.

II5.40
InGaAs-GaAs Semiconductor Nanotubes: Exploring the Formation, Properties and Applications. Ik Su Chun2, Varun Verma1, Jame Coleman1 and Xiuling Li1; 1Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois; 2Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois.

II5.41
Needle-like Co3O4 Nanotubes and Porous Nanorods as Superior Electrodes for Next Generation Lithium-ion Batteries. David Lou and Lynden A. Archer; Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

II5.42
Synthesis of Bismuth Nanotubes by Microwave Irradiation. Oxana Vasilievna Kharissova, Mario Osorio and Mauricio Garza; FCFM, UANL, Monterrey, Mexico.

II5.43
Titania Nanotubes Synthesized by Anodization in Chlorine Containing Media. Eugen Panaitescu1, Christiaan Richter2 and Latika Menon1; 1Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts; 2Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.

II5.44
Anodised Titania Nanotubes: Nucleation, Early Growth of the Film and Deduction of the Growth Mechanism from Electron Microscopy Characterisation. Domenico Regonini1, Angkhana Jaroenworaluck2, Ron Stevens1, Chris R Bowen1 and Duncan Allsopp3; 1Materials Research Centre (Dept. of Mechanical Engineering), University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom; 2MTEC: National Metal and Materials Technology Center, Pathumthani, Thailand; 3Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom.

II5.45
From Single Molecules to Nanoscopically Structured Functional Materials by Controlling the Surface Chemistry Layered Metal Chalcogenides. Wolfgang Tremel1, Aswani Yella1, Muhammad Nawaz Tahir1, Helen Annal Therese1, Martin Panthoefer1, Ute Kolb2, Werner E.G. Mueller2 and Heinz-Christian Schroeder2; 1Chemistry, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany; 2Medicine, Universität Mainz, Mainz, Germany.

II5.46
Opening and Controlling the Nano-windows on the Carbon Nanohorns by the Treatment in Hydrogen Peroxide. Takashi Yamaguchi1, Shunji Bandow1, Masako Yudasaka2 and Sumio Iijima1,2; 1Meijo university, Nagoya, Japan; 2NEC Corporation, JST, Tsukuba, Japan.

II5.47
Fabrication of Free-standing Fullerene Nanowire using Direct Electron Beam Writing and Sacrificial Dry Etching. Toshiyuki Tsuchiya, Tomoya Jomori, Koji Sugano and Osamu Tabata; Dept of Microengineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.

II5.48
Polymerization of Fullerene in Solution with Free Electron Laser Irradiation. Nobuyuki Iwata, Yasunori Iio, Shingo Ando, Ryo Nokariya and Hiroshi Yamamoto; Electronics & Computer Science, College of Science & Technology, Nihon University, Chiba, Japan.

II5.49
Phase Transformations in C60 and C70 Peapods after High Pressure - High Temperature Treatments. Matthieu Chorro1, Pascale Launois1, Agnieszka Iwasiewicz - Wabnig2, Laure Noe3, Stephane Rols4, Marc Monthioux3, Bertil Sundqvist2 and Julien Cambedouzou1; 1Laboratoire de Physique des Solides UMR CNRS 8502 Université Paris-Sud, F-91405 Orsay, France; 2Department of Physics, Umeå University, S-90187 Umeå, Sweden; 3Centre d'Elaboration des Matériaux et d'Etudes Structurales UPR CNRS 8011, F-31062 Toulouse, France; 4Institut Laue Langevin, F-38042 Grenoble, France.

II5.50
Inorganic Closed-Caged Fullerene-Like Nanoparticles. Rita Rosentsveig, Ifat Kaplan-Ashiri, Alexander Margolin, Maya Bar-Sadan, Alon Katz and Reshef Tenne; Materials and Interfaces, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

II5.51
Abstract Withdrawn

II5.52
Abstract Withdrawn
 

SESSION II6: Non-carbon Nanostructures I
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Tuesday Morning, November 27, 2007
Room 312 (Hynes)


EARLY START  

8:00 AM *II6.1
Single-walled Boron Nitride Nanotubes: A Particular Class of Nanotubes. Raul Arenal, LEM, CNRS-ONERA, Chatillon, France.

8:30 AM *II6.2
Optical Properties of BN Nanotubes and Hexagonal BN: Role of Defects. Angel Rubio and Ludger Wirtz; European Theoretical Spectroscopy Facility, Edificio de I+D+I Korta, Universidad del Pais Vasco, San Sebastian, Spain; European Theoretical Spectroscopy Facility and MAterials Physics Department, Universidad del Pais Vasco and Centro Mixto CSIC-UPV/EHU, San Sebastián, Spain.

9:00 AM II6.3
Luminescence Properties of Individual Boron Nitride Nanotubes. Perine Jaffrennou1,2,3, Julien Barjon4, Jean Sebastien Lauret3, Brigitte Attal-Tretout2, Francois Ducastelle1 and Annick Loiseau1; 1LEM, ONERA, Chatillon, France; 2DMPH, ONERA, Palaiseau, France; 3LPQM, ENS Cachan, Cachan, France; 4GEMac, CNRS Bellevue, Meudon, France.

9:15 AM *II6.4
First-Principles Studies of Boron Nanostructures: Clusters, Sheets and Nanotubes. Ravi Pandey and Kah Chun Lau; Physics, Michigan Tech, Houghton, Michigan.

9:45 AM II6.5
Synthesis Of Boron Single-Wall Nanotube Using Optimized Mg-Mcm-41. Fang Fang1, Mathieu Pinault1,2, Dragos Ciuparu1, Claire Anderson1, Chuan Wang1 and Lisa Pfefferle1; 1Chemical Engineering Department, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut; 2Laboratoire Francis Perrin, URA CEA-CNRS 2453, DSM-DRECAM-SPAM, CEA Saclay, Gif Sur Yvette Cedex, France.

10:00 AM BREAK

 

SESSION II7: Carbon Nanostructures IV
Chairs: Ravi Pandey, Ralph Scheicher and Yoke Khin Yap
Tuesday Morning, November 27, 2007
Room 312 (Hynes)


10:30 AM *II7.1
Real-time ab initio Simulations of Excited-state Dynamics in Nanostructures. David Tomanek, Physics and Astronomy Department, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

11:00 AM *II7.2
NanoBuds - A Novel Carbon Nanomaterial: Synthesis, Structure and Field Emission Properties. Esko Kauppinen, Center for New Materials & Laboratory of Physics, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland; VTT Biotechnology, VTT - Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo, Finland.

11:30 AM II7.3
Electronic Structure of Boron-Doped Carbon Nanotube. Takashi Koretsune and Susumu Saito; Department of Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.

11:45 AM II7.4
Transport Properties of Doped Carbon Nanotubes: Effect of Organic Molecules Encapsulation. Rodion Belosludov, Sang Uck Lee, Hiroshi Mizuseki, Taishi Takenobu, Yoshihiro Iwasa and Yoshiyuki Kawazoe; Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.

 

SESSION II8: Non-carbon Nanostructures II
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Tuesday Afternoon, November 27, 2007
Room 312 (Hynes)


1:30 PM *II8.1
BN Nanotubes, Synthesis, Properties and their Polymer Composites. Chunyi Zhi, Yoshio Bando, Dmitri Golberg and Chengchun Tang; National Institute for materials sciences, Japan, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

2:00 PM II8.2
Effective Catalysts for Low Temperature Growth of Boron Nitride Nanotubes. Jiesheng Wang, Ming Xie and Yoke Khin Yap; Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan.

2:15 PM II8.3
Abstract Withdrawn

2:30 PM BREAK

 

SESSION II9: Optical Spectroscopy II
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Tuesday Afternoon, November 27, 2007
Room 312 (Hynes)


3:00 PM *II9.1
Optical Spectroscopy of Individual Carbon Nanotubes. Tony F Heinz, Depts. of Physics and Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY, New York.

3:30 PM *II9.2
Resonance Raman Scattering in Carbon Nanostructures. Marcos A Pimenta, Departamento de Fisica, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

4:00 PM II9.3
Polarized Raman and Photoluminescence Characterization of Vertically Aligned Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. Shigeo Maruyama, Zhengyi Zhang, Yuhei Miyauchi, Rong Xiang and Erik Einarsson; Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

4:15 PM II9.4
Curvature Effects on the Energy Dispersion of the G’ Band in Double-walled Nanotubes and Bilayer Graphene. Alfonso Reina1, Eduardo Barros2, Federico Villalpando1, Riichiro Saito2, Jing Kong3 and M. S. Dresselhaus3,4; 1Materials Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Physics, Tohoko University, Sendai, Japan; 3Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusets Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 4Physics, Massachusets Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

4:30 PM II9.5
Length-Dependent Optical Properties of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. Jeff Simpson3, Jeffrey A. Fagan3, Barry J. Bauer3, Matthew L. Becker3, Erik K. Hobbie3 and Angela R. Hight Walker3; 1Physics Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland; 2Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland; 3National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland.

4:45 PM II9.6
Elusive Fluorescence from Double-walled Carbon Nanotubes: New Experimental Approaches and Results. Dmitri A. Tsyboulski1,2, Ye Hou3, Nikta Fakhri4,2, Matteo Pasquali4,2, Jie Liu3 and R. Bruce Weisman1,2; 1Department of Chemistry, Rice Universtiy, Houston, Texas; 2The Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Nanotechnology, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 3Department of Chemistry, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; 4Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas.

 

SESSION II10: Poster Session: Theory and Characterization of Nanotubes and Related Nanostructures
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Tuesday Evening, November 27, 2007
8:00 PM
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)


II10.1
Abstract Withdrawn

II10.2
Qualitative Raman Characterization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Soot. Jeungchoon Goak1, Jong Hun Han2 and Naesung Lee1; 1Faculty of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials Engineering, Sejong University, Seoul, South Korea; 2NT based Information & Energy Storage Research Center, Korea Electronics Technology, Gyeonggi, South Korea.

II10.3
Resonance Raman Behaviour of Chemical and Electrochemical Doped Double-Wall-Carbon-Nanotubes. Gustavo M doNascimento1, Yoong A Kim3, Morinobu Endo3, Noboru Akuzawa4 and Mildred S Dresselhaus1,2; 1Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 3Faculty of Engineering, Shinshu University, Wakasato, Nagano-shi, Japan; 4Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, Tokyo National College of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.

II10.4
SERS Investigations on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Networks Decorated with Silver Nanoparticles. Yi-chieh Chen1, Robert J. Young1, Julie V. Macpherson2 and Neil R. Wilson3; 1Materials Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom; 2Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom; 3Department of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom.

II10.5
Molecular Orientation in Individual Electrospun Nanofibers Observed via Polarized Raman Spectroscopy. Leon Bellan and Harold Craighead; School of Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

II10.6
Raman and Computational Studies of the Electronic Origins of Intermediate Frequency Mode Enhancements in Carbon Nanotubes. Stephen K. Doorn1, Svetlana Kilina2, Sergei Tretiak2, Zhengtang Luo3 and Fotios Papadimitrakopoulos3; 1Chemistry Division, Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, New Mexico; 2Theoretical Division and Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, New Mexico; 3Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut.

II10.7
Abstract Withdrawn

II10.8
Raman Studies and Redox Titration of Solutions of Nanotube Salts. Fabienne Dragin1,2, Alain Penicaud3, Eric Anglaret2 and Richard Martel1; 1Regroupement quebecois sur les materiaux de pointe, Universite de montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; 2Laboratoire des colloides, verres et nanomateriaux, UMR CNRS 5587, Universite Montpellier II, Montpellier, France; 3Centre de recherche Paul Pascal- CNRS, Universite Bordeaux I, Bordeaux, France.

II10.9
Universal Kataura Plot for Optical Transition Energies of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. Jong Hyun Choi and Michael S. Strano; Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

II10.10
Abstract Withdrawn

II10.11
Effects of Covalent Functionalization on Photoelectrochemical Properties of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Clusters Electrophoretically Deposited on Semiconducting Electrodes. Tomokazu Umeyama, Mitsuru Fujita, Noriyasu Tezuka, Naoki Kadota, Yoshihiro Matano and Hiroshi Imahori; Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto Univeristy, Kyoto, Japan.

II10.12
Abstract Withdrawn

II10.13
Highly Stable and Luminescent Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes SWNT)in Acidic Environment. Juan G Duque1,3, Cognet Laurent2,3,4, Nicholas Parra-Vasquez1,3, Nolan Nicholas2,3, Howard K Schmidt3 and Matteo Pasquali1,2,3; 1Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 2Department of Chemistry, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 3Carbon Nanotechnology Laboratory, The Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science & Technology, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 4Centre de Physique Moléculaire Optique et Hertzienne, Université Bordeaux, Talence, France.

II10.14
Structure-Dependent Electric Field Effects on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Photoluminescence. Anton Naumov1, Dmitri Tsyboulski2, Sergei Bachilo2 and R. Bruce Weisman2; 1Applied Physics, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 2Chemistry, Rice University, Houston, Texas.

II10.15
Direct Imaging of Percolative Paths in Carbon Nanotube Thin Film Transistors in Photoelectron Emission Microscope. Vinod Sangwan1,2, Vincent Ballarotto2, Michael Fuhrer1 and Ellen Williams1,2; 1Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland; 2Laboratory for Physical Sciences, College Park, Maryland.

II10.16
Structural and Electrochemical Characterization of Catalysts Using Carbon Nanofilaments as Support. Petra Bele, Alexander Racz and Ulrich Stimming; Department of Physics E19, Technische Universität München, Garching, Germany.

II10.17
Damping Characteristics of Double-walled Carbon Nanotube Oscillators. Y. Ooi and K. Shintani; Department of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Systems, University of Electro-Communications, Chofu, Tokyo, Japan.

II10.18
van der Waals - London Dispersion Interactions For Metallic and Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes From ab initio, Unixial Optical Properties. Rick F. Rajter1 and Roger H. French2; 1DMSE, MIT, Boston, Massachusetts; 2Central Research, Dupont, Wilmington, Delaware.

II10.19
Current-driven Nanofluidic Propellers with Chemically Tunable Blades. Lela Vukovic, Petr Kral and Boyang Wang; Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

II10.20
General Elasticity Theory for Graphene Membranes Based on Molecular Dynamics. Kaveh Samadikhah, Juan Atalaya, Caroline Huldt, Andreas Isacsson and Jari Kinaret; Department of Applied Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.

II10.21
Emulsion Stabilization with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. Kirk J. Ziegler, Randy K Wang and Ryan D Reeves; Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

II10.22
Structures of `all surface' KI and CsI Nanocrystals Grown within Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes. Elena Bichoutskaia2, Nicholas Pyper3 and John Harding1; 1Engineering Materials, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom; 2Chemistry, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom; 3University Chemical Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

II10.23
Density Functional Theory Study of DNA/RNA Nucleobases Interacting with Carbon Nanotubes in the Low- and High-Curvature Limit. Ralph Hendrik Scheicher1, S. Gowtham1, Ravi Pandey1 and Shashi P. Karna2; 1Physics, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan; 2US Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

II10.24
Density Functional Study of Hydrogen Adsorption in Nitrogen Doped Defective Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. SambasivaRao Rupenaguntla1 and Prasad V D Matukumilli2; 1Dept. of Chemistry, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India; 2Dept. of Mechanical Engg., Andhra University, visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.

II10.25
Abstract Withdrawn

II10.26
ESR Studies on High-energy Ion Irradiated Carbon Nanotubes. Ananta Raj Adhikari1, Mengbing Huang1, Hassaram Bakhru1, Pulickel Ajayan2 and Mircea Chipara3; 1College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, State University of New York, Albany, New York; 2Department of Material Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York; 3University of Texas Pan America, Department of Physics and Geology, Edinburg, Texas.

II10.27
Ar Beam Modification of Nanotube Based Composites Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations Sharon Kay Pregler, Byeong Woo Jeong and Susan Sinnott; University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

II10.28
Molecular Dynamics Study of Electron Irradiation Damages in Carbon Nano-Materials. Masaaki Yasuda, Takashi Majima, Yoshihisa Kimoto, Kazuhiro Tada, Hiroaki Kawata and Yoshihiko Hirai; Physics & Electronics Eng., Osaka Prefecture University, Sakai, Japan.

II10.29
Abstract Withdrawn

II10.30
Defects in Carbon Nanotubes. Antonio J. R. daSilva1, Rodrigo G. Amorim1, Alexandre R. Rocha1, Alex Antonelli2 and Adalberto Fazzio1; 1Instituto de Física, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil; 2Instituto de Fisica ‘‘Gleb Wataghin’’, UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil.

II10.31
Defect Healing of Carbon Nanotubes by Rapid Vacuum Arc Annealing. Jeff T Tsai and Andy A Tseng; Graduate Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering, Tatung University, Taipei, Taiwan.

II10.32
How Do Coiled Carbon Nanotubes Break? Vitor R. Coluci1, Alexandre F. Fonseca2, Chiara Daraio3, Istvan Laszlo4 and Douglas S Galvao1; 1Applied Physics, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil; 2The University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, Texas; 3Aeronautics & Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California; 4Department of Theoretical Physics, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary.

II10.33
Mesoscopic Model for Simulations of Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites. Kiril Rangelov Simov1, Elodie Leveugle1, Alexey N. Volkov1, Leonid V. Zhigilei1, Maxim A. Makeev2 and Deepak Srivastava2; 1Materials Science and Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; 2Computational Nanotechnology, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California.

II10.34
Chaining Effect and Emerging Yield in Nanotube Suspensions under Electric Field. Amir Farajian3, Olga Pupysheva1, Howard Schmidt2 and Boris Yakobson1; 1Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 2Carbon Nanotechnology Laboratory, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 3Dept. of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.

II10.35
Schottky Barrier Heights in CNT-Metal Junctions from First-principles. Nicholas E. Singh-Miller and Nicola Marzari; Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

II10.36
Formation of Carbon Nanotube Semiconductor-Metal Intramolecular Junctions by the Reconstruction of Vacancy Defects. Gun-Do Lee1, Cai-Zhuang Wang2, Euijoon Yoon1, Nong-Moon Hwang1, Jaejun Yu3 and Kai-Ming Ho2; 1Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; 2Physics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; 3Physics, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea.

II10.37
The Deformation and its Effects on the Electronic Structure of the SWCNT Bundle. Dong Chen1,2, Taizo Sasaki1, Jie Tang1 and Lu-Chang Qin3; 1National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; 2Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China; 3University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

II10.38
Oxygen in Graphite Oxide Structures. JoAnn Scales, Senthil Sambandam, Tocarra Cecil and Weijie Lu; Department of Chemistry, Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee.

II10.39
Tuning the Thermal Conductivity of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes through Carbon Ad-dimer Defects and Methylene Functionalization. Shashishekar P Adiga1, Michael Sternberg3, Peter Zapol1,2, Larry A. Curtiss1,2 and Donald W. Brenner4; 1Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois; 2Chemistry Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois; 3Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois; 4Department of Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.

II10.40
Ab initio Transport Simulations of Large Scale Carbon-nanotube-based Sensors. Alexandre Reily Rocha, Mariana Rossi Carvalho, Adalberto Fazzio and Antonio Jose Roque da Silva; Departamento de Física dos Materiais e Mecânica, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

II10.41
From Graphene to Graphite: A Tight-binding Hamiltonian for Band Structure and Carrier Transport in Layered Nanoribbons. Daniel Finkenstadt1, Gary Pennington2 and Michael Mehl1; 1Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia; 2Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.

II10.42
Quantifying Structural Characteristics of Carbon Nanotube Ensembles using X-ray Scattering. Anastasios John Hart1,2, Eric Verploegen3, Benjamin Wang4, Ryan Bennett4 and Robert Cohen4; 1Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; 2Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 3Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 4Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

II10.43
Study Of Carbon Nanotubes Obtained By Microwave Heating For Sports Materials. Oxana Vasilievna Kharissova, Olha Velychko, Artur Torres and Ubaldo Ortiz; FCFM, UANL, Monterrey, Mexico.

II10.44
NMR Investigations of the Structure and Transport of Water within Hydrophobic, Nanoscale Channels. Julie Lynn Herberg, Jason Giuliani, Robert S Maxwell and Jason Holt; Chemistry and Material Science, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California.

II10.45
Stabilization Mechanisms in Multiwalled Peapods. Roberto Scipioni1, Atsushi Oshiyama2,3 and Takahisa Ohno4, 1ICYS,NIMS, Tsukuba, Japan; 2Department of Applied Physics, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; 3JST-Crest, Kawaguchi, Japan; 4Computational Materials Science Center, NIMS, Tsukuba, Japan.

II10.46
Carbon Cones - a Structure with Unique Properties. Henning Heiberg-Andersen1, Geir Helgesen1, Kenneth D. Knudsen1, Patrick Pinheiro1, Arne T. Skjeltorp1,2, Eldrid Svasand1,2, Arnljot Elgsaeter3, Torgunn Garberg3, Stine N. Naess3, Steinar Raaen3, Merete F. Tverdal3 and Xiaofeng Yu3; 1Physics Department, Institute for Energy Technology, Kjeller, Norway; 2Department of Physics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway; 3Department of Physics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.

II10.47
Novel Nanocarbons: Quantification of Global Topology and Curvature Perspectives from Vibrational Spectroscopy. Sanju Gupta1 and A. Saxena2; 1Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri; 2Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, New Mexico.

II10.48
Transferred to II15.62
 

SESSION II11: NEMS and Related Properties
Chairs: Craig Friedrich, Annick Loiseau and Yoke Khin Yap
Wednesday Morning, November 28, 2007
Room 312 (Hynes)


EARLY START  

8:00 AM *II11.1
Carbon Nanotube NEMS: Pros and Cons. Eleanor E.B. Campbell1,2, Anders Eriksson2, SangWook Lee2, Jari Kinaret3 and Andreas Isaacson3; 1Chemistry, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; 2Dept. of Physics, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden; 3Dept. of Applied Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.

8:30 AM II11.2
In-Situ Plastic Deformation of Carbon Nanotubes. Jianyu Huang, Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT), Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

8:45 AM II11.3
Mechanical Behavior of Carbon Nanotubes Under Contact Loading. Siddhartha Pathak, Surya Kalidindi, Z. Goknur Cambaz, Vadym Mochalin, Gleb Yushin and Yury Gogotsi; Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

9:00 AM II11.4
Measuring the Chirality of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes - Each and Every Shell. Lu-Chang Qin and Hakan Deniz; Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

9:15 AM II11.5
Real-time sub-100nm thermal Imaging of Carbon Nanotubes. Kamal Hussain Baloch1, Todd Brintlinger2, Yi Qi2 and John Cumings2,3; 1Institute for Physical Science and Technology, university of Maryland, College Park, Maryland; 2Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland; 3Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.

9:30 AM *II11.6
Nanomaterials and Nanoscale Physics: A Basis for NEMS Alex Zettl, Physics, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California.

10:00 AM BREAK

 

SESSION II12: Electronics and Related Properties I
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Wednesday Morning, November 28, 2007
Room 312 (Hynes)


10:30 AM *II12.1
Epitaxial Graphene. Walt deHeer, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.

11:00 AM II12.2
Interference of Electron Waves in a Ballistic Graphene Transistor. Sungjae Cho and Michael Sears Fuhrer; Department of Physics and Center for Superconductivity Research, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.

11:15 AM II12.3
Electrical Properties of Transparent Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Networks. Teresa M Barnes, Jeffrey L. Blackburn, Jao van de Lagemaat, Michael J Heben and Timothy J Coutts; National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, Colorado.

11:30 AM II12.4
Thin Carbon Nanotube Films for Transparent Electrodes and FETs - Simulations and Electric Force Microscopy Studies. Mark Topinka1, Mike Rowell1, Michael McGehee1, David Hecht2 and George Gruner2; 1Stanford University, Stanford, California; 2Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, California.

11:45 AM II12.5
High Frequency Flexible Nanotube Transistors. Vincent Derycke1, Nicolas Chimot1, Arnaud Le Louarn2, Marcelo Goffman1, Henri Happy2, Gilles Dambrine2 and Jean-Philippe Bourgoin1; 1SPEC, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France; 2IEMN, CNRS, Lille, France.

 

SESSION II13: Non-carbon Nanostructures III
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Wednesday Afternoon, November 28, 2007
Room 312 (Hynes)


1:30 PM *II13.1
Direct Synthesis of Single-Walled Semiconducting BCN Nanotubes and Development of Field Effect Transistors. Enge Wang, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

2:00 PM II13.2
Growth of Single Crystalline ZnO Nanotubes and Nanosquids. Abhishek Prasad, Samuel Mensah, Jiesheng Wang, Vijaya Kumar Kayastha, Archana Pandey and Yoke Khin Yap; Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan.

2:15 PM II13.3
Self-assembly of Silicon Nanotubes. Ming Xie, Jiesheng Wang and Yoke Khin Yap; Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan.

2:30 PM BREAK

 

SESSION II14: Carbon Nanostructures V
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Wednesday Afternoon, November 28, 2007
Room 312 (Hynes)


3:00 PM *II14.1
Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes: Synthesis, Modification and Characterizations. Sumio Iijima, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Meijo University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan; Research Center for Advanced Carbon Materials, AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; NEC Corporation, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

3:30 PM II14.2
Isolated Bundles of Highly Straight, Highly Uniform Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes Grown at Very Low Temperature. Sakthi Kumar and Yasuhiko Yoshida; Bio Nano Electronics Research Center, Toyo University, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama, Japan.

3:45 PM II14.3
Low Temperature Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube on Si substrate Using Alcohol Gas Source in High Vacuum. Takahiro Maruyama1,2, Kenji Tanioku1 and Shigeya Naritsuka1,2; 1Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Meijo University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan; 221th CENTURY COE Nano Factory, Meijo University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan.

4:00 PM II14.4
Investigating the Growth Process of Vertically Aligned Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Synthesized from Alcohol. Erik Einarsson, Rong Xiang, Kazuaki Ogura, Jun Okawa, Zhengyi Zhang and Shigeo Maruyama; Mechanical Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

4:15 PM II14.5
Controlling Growth of Carbon Nanotubes for Devices. John Robertson, Stephan Hofmann, Simone Pisana, C. Tobias Wirth, Atlus Parvez, Can Zhang, Alfred Chuang and Guofang Zhong; Engineering, Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

4:30 PM II14.6
Cutting of Layered Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes: Investigation of Interface Structure and Fabrication of Short Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Arrays. Takayuki Iwasaki and Hiroshi Kawarada; Waseda university, Tokyo, Japan.

4:45 PM II14.7
High-Yield Synthesis of Vertically-Aligned Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Ion-Damage and Radical-Damage Free Atmospheric Pressure PECVD. Tomohiro Nozaki, Kuma Ohnishi and Ken Okazaki; Mechanical and Control Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.

 

SESSION II15: Poster Session: Physical Properties and Devices
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Wednesday Evening, November 28, 2007
8:00 PM
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)


II15.1
Field-Emission Enhancement Resulting from Self-Assembly of Surface Structures On Ar+ Ion-Irradiated Reticulated Vitreous Carbon (RVC). Judith Rebecca Chacon1 and Charles E. Hunt2; 1Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis, Davis, California; 2Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis, Davis, California.

II15.2
Abstract Withdrawn
II15.3
Improvement of Field Emission Lifetime and Uniformity of Photosensitive Carbon Nanotube Paste by Oxidative Electrical Conditioning. HanSung Lee, Jihyeon Jeon, Jinhee Kim, Jeungchoon Goak and Naesung Lee; Faculty of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials Engineering, Sejong University, Seoul, South Korea.

II15.4
Life Testing of Patterned MWCNTs for use as a Field Emitter in a TOF Mass Spectrometer. Rachael A. Bis1, Stacy Snyder3, Bryan Hicks2, Jonathon Brame2, Stephanie Getty1, Todd King1, Patrick Roman1 and David Allred2; 1NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland; 2Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah; 3Department of Physics, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

II15.5
Study of Electron Amplified Field Emission from Nanopowder Assisted Microchannel and Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes. Raghunandan Seelaboyina, Srinivas Rao Bodepalli, Jones W Kinzy and Wonbong Choi; Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Florida International University, Miami, Florida.

II15.6
Abstract Withdrawn

II15.7
Dielectrophoretic Deposition of Carbon Nanotubes with Controllable Density and Alignment. Jason Moscatello, Vijaya Kumar Kayastha, Benjamin Ulmen, Archana Pandey and Yoke Khin Yap; Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan.

II15.8
Effect of pH and Solution Conductance on Electrophoretic Directed Assembly of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes. Cihan Yilmaz, Prashanth Makaram, Sivasubramanian Somu, Dan Jeannotte and Ahmed Busnaina; Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center for High Rate Nanomanufacturing, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.

II15.9
Periodically Patterning on Individual Carbon Nanotubes. Christopher Y. Li and Bing Li; Materials Sci. & Eng., Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

II15.10
Controlled Placement of Carbon Nanotubes by Spin Coating into SiO2 Trenches. Paul Hummel1, Ramasudhakar Babu Dhullipudi1 and Tabbetha Dobbins1,2; 1Institute for Micromanufacturing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana; 2Physics, Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana.

II15.11
A Novel Method for High Rate Manufacturing of Field Effect Transistors (FET) Using Aligned Nanotubes on Flexible and Rigid Substrates. Prashanth Makaram, Cihan Yilmaz, Sivasubramanian Somu, Anup Singh, Xugang Xiong, Ahmed Busnaina, Yung-Joon Jung and Nick McGruer; The NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center for, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.

II15.12
Abstract Withdrawn

II15.13
Explicit Determination of Various Metal-dependent Contact Properties to Single-wall Carbon Nanotubes. Minhee Yun1, Perello David1, Moon J Kim2, DongKyu Cha2, Young Hee Lee3, Dong Jae Bae3, Seung Yol Jeong3 and Kang Hee Han3; 1Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; 2Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, Texas; 3Department of Physics, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, South Korea.

II15.14
Junction Effects in Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Thin Film Transistors. Goki Eda, Giovanni Fanchini and Manish Chhowalla; Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey.

II15.15
The Effect of Film Structure on the Conductivity of Nanotube Films. Philip Lyons1,2, Sukanta De1,2, Fiona Blighe1, Werner Blau1 and Jonathan Coleman1,2; 1School of Physics, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland; 2Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (CRANN), University of Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.

II15.16
Improved Conductivity of Transparent Single-wall Carbon Nanotube Thin Films via Stable Post-deposition Functionalization. Bhavin B Parekh, Giovanni Fanchini, Goki Eda and Manish Chhowalla; Materials Science and Engineeing, Rutgers Univeristy, Piscataway, New Jersey.

II15.17
Factors Controlling the Transmission-Resistance Relationship in Thin Nanotube Films. Sukanta De1,2, Philip Lyons1,2 and Jonathan Coleman1,2; 1School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; 2Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (CRANN), Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

II15.18
Abstract Withdrawn

II15.19
High Current Stress on Carbon Nanotubes Buckypaper: Scanning Electron Microscopy and Raman Spectra Analysis. Jin-Gyu Park1,2, Shu Li1,2, Richard Liang1,2, Chuck Zhang1,2 and Ben Wang1,2; 1Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida; 2High-Performance Materials Institute, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

II15.20
Fabrication of Carbon Nanotube Field-Effect Transistors with Metal and Semiconductor Electrodes. Zhigang Xiao, Electrical Engineering, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama.

II15.21
Electrical Transport Studies of Multi-walled Carbon Nanotube Percolation Networks in Polyimide Nanocomposites. A. Trionfi1, D. A. Scrymgeour1, J. W.P. Hsu1, M. J. Arlen2, D. Wang2, L. -S. Tan2 and R. A. Vaia2; 1Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico; 2WPAFB Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, Ohio.

II15.22
Transferred to B2.1

II15.23
Current Induced Graphitization of Amorphous Carbon Pillar Contained Gallium Nanoparticles. Toshinari Ichihashi1,5, Oleg Lourie2, Jun-ichi Fujita3,5, Kenichiro Nakamatsu4,5, Reo Kometani4,5 and Shinji Matsui4,5; 1Nano-Electronics Research Laboratories, NEC Corporation, Tsukuba, Japan; 2Nanofactory Instruments AB, Goteborg, Sweden; 3University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan; 4University of Hyogo, Kamigori, Japan; 5CREST-JST, Kawaguchi, Japan.

II15.24
The Synthesis and Low Temperature Transport Properties of Graphene Devices. Adam L Friedman, Latika Menon and Sergey Kravchenko; Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, Massachusetts.

II15.25
Effect of High-bias and Temperature on the Electrical Properties of C60 Submicron Rods. Anubha Goyal1, Caterina Soldano2, Ashavani Kumar1, Swastik Kar1 and Pulickel M Ajayan1; 1Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York; 2Department of Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.

II15.26
Schottky Diodes Using SWNT Networks. Bryan Thomas Hicks1, Stephanie A. Getty2 and David Allred1; 1Physics and Astronomy, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah; 2Materials Engineering Branch, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland.

II15.27
Microwave Rectification by Carbon Nantoube Schottky Diodes. Enrique Cobas and Michael Sears Fuhrer; Department of Physics and Center for Superconductivity Research, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.

II15.28
New Electrical Testing Technique for Characterization of Electronic-Grade Carbon Nanotube Aqueous Solutions. Xuliang Han1, Daniel C. Janzen1 and Kathleen R. Greer2; 1R&D, Brewer Science, Inc., Rolla, Missouri; 2Center for Applied Science & Engineering, Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri.

II15.29
Bistable Nanoswitch : Fabrication and Characterization. Sivasubramanian Somu, Tae Hoon Kim, Peter Ryan, Xugang Xiong, George Adams, Nick McGruer and Ahmed Busnaina; Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.

II15.30
Temperature-Dependent Carbon Nanofiber Conductance Model. Kristofer L. Gleason1, Quoc X. Ngo1, Toshishige Yamada1,2, Alan M. Cassell2, Jun Li2 and Cary Y. Yang1; 1Center for Nanostructures, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California; 2Center for Advanced Aerospace Materials and Devices, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California.

II15.31
Artificial Introduction of Defects in Carbon Nanotubes through Argon and Hydrogen Ion Implantation, and Application to Chemical Sensors. Jeff Nichols and Prabhakar Bandaru; Materials Science Program, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UC, San Diego, La Jolla, California.

II15.32
An Ionization-Type Gas Sensor. Alex E. Moser, Dan A. Niebauer and Leonid Grigorian; YTC America, Inc., Camarillo, California.

II15.33
Elastic Properties and Morphology of Individual Vapor Grown Carbon Nanofibers. Joseph Gerard Lawrence1, Lesley M Berhan2 and Arunan Nadarajah1; 1Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio; 2Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio.

II15.34
Torsional Electromechanical Quantum Oscillations in Carbon Nanotubes. Tzahi Cohen-Karni1,2, Nagapriya Kavoori Sethumadhava1, Lior Segev1, Onit Lavi1, Sidney Cohen3 and Ernesto Joselevich1; 1Department of Materials and Interfaces, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel; 2School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 3Chemical Research Support, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

II15.35
Ultra Strong Carbon Nanotube Fibers. Lei Fu, Qingwen Li and Yuntian Zhu; Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, New Mexico.

II15.36
Electrothermal Characterization of Metal-Carbon Nanofiber Junctions for Interconnect Applications. Behrouz Sadrabadi1, Toshishige Yamada1,2, Drazen Fabris1, Jorge Gonzalez1, Patrick Wilhite1 and Cary Yang1; 1Center for Nanostructures, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California; 2NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, California.

II15.37
Abstract Withdrawn

II15.38
Carbon Nanotubes Shortening by γ-Irradiation under Mild Condition. Chan-Hee Jung, Dong-Ki Kim and Jae-Hak Choi; Korea Atomic Energy Research Institue, Jeongeup-si, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea.

II15.39
Modification of Y-junction Carbon Nanotube Properties by Focused Ion Beam and Electron Beam with Junction Defect Introduction. Mariana Loya, Jeongwon Park, Prab Bandaru and Sungho Jin; Materials Science and Engineering, University California San Diego, La Jolla, California.

II15.40
Optimization of Photosensitive Carbon Nanotube Paste for Field Emission Applications. Kim Jinhee, Lee Hansung, Jeon Jihyeon, Goak Jeungchoon and Lee Naesung; Faculty of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials Engineering, Sejong university, Seoul, Gunja-dong, Gwangjin-gu, South Korea.

II15.41
A Single-walled Carbon Nanotube-based Nanocompass for High Spatial Resolution Magnetometry. Jonathon Andrew Brame1, Stephanie A Getty2, Johnathan Goodsell1 and David D Allred1; 1Physics, Brigham Young University/ NASA, Provo, Utah; 2NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland.

II15.42
Abstract Withdrawn

II15.43
Redox Chemistry of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes. Sandip Niyogi, Stephen K. Doorn and Sofiane Boukhalfa; C-CSE, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico.

II15.44
Aligned Carbon Nanotubes: Electrical and Optical Properties. Shamim M Mirza and Haim Grebel; Electronic Imaging Center, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey.

II15.45
Thermoelectric Properties of Aligned Carbon Nanotube Films. Shamim M Mirza and Haim Grebel; Electronic Imaging Center, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey.

II15.46
Optical Methods for Determining the Flexural Rigidity of Carbon Nanotubes: Experiment and Theory. Chi-Nung Ni, Christian P. Deck, Kenneth S. Vecchio and Bandaru R. Prabhakar; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UC San Diego, La Jolla, California.

II15.47
Abstract Withdrawn

II15.48
Characterization of the Mechanical Behavior of Carbon Nanotubes during Nanoindentation. Siddhartha Pathak, Yury Gogotsi and Surya Kalidindi; Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

II15.49
Electromechanical Properties of Nanotube Films. Evelyn Doherty1,2, Jerome Joimal3, Sukanta De1,2, Philip Lyons1,2, Werner Blau1,2 and Jonathan N Coleman1,2; 1School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; 2Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (CRANN), Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; 3Hewlett-Packard Limited, Dublin, Ireland.

II15.50
Mechanical Properties of Ordered Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Networks. Vitor R. Coluci1, Nicola M. Pugno2, Socrates O. Dantas3, Douglas S Galvao1 and Ado Jorio4; 1Applied Physics, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil; 2Department of Structural Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy; 3Physics Department, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, Brazil; 4Physics Department, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Italy.

II15.51
Resilience of Carbon Nanotubes and Their Composites with Nanodiamond in Intense Gamma Radiation Environment. M. Muralikiran1, J. Farmer2,3, X. Han4, J. D. Robertson2,5 and Sanju Gupta1,2; 1Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri; 2Research Reactor, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri; 3Physics, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri; 4Brewer Sciences Inc., Rolla, Missouri; 5Chemistry, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri.

II15.52
Influence of Alignment on Mechanical Properties of Carbon Nanotube Fibers Prepared by Polymer-free Spinning Process. Mikhail Kozlov1, David Novitski1, Ray Baughman1, John Fischer2 and Paul Heiney3; 1NanoTech Institute, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas; 2Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 3Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

II15.53
Thermal Transport in Individual Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes. Michael Thompson Pettes1, Xiaoxia Gao2, Jae Hun Seol1, Anastassios Mavrokefalos1, Choongho Yu3 and Li Shi1; 1Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas; 2Texas Materials Institute, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas; 3Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California.

II15.54
Magnetic Properties and Complex Permittivity and Permeability of Carbon Nanotubes. Kunlin Wang1, Xuchun Gui1, Jinquan Wei1, Wenxiang Wang1, Yi Jia1, Feiyu Kang2, Jialin Gu2 and Dehai Wu1; 1Key Laboratory for Advanced Manufacturing by Materials Processing Technology of Education Ministry, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China, Beijing, China; 2Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China, Beijing, China.

II15.55
Characteristics of Thermal Contact Resistance and Thermal Transport in Suspended SWCNTs Measured using Raman Spectroscopy. I-Kai Hsu1, Rajay Kumar2, Adam Bushmaker2, Michael T. Pettes3, Todd Brintlinger4,5, Michael S. Fuhrer4, John Cumings5, Li Shi3,6 and Stephen B. Cronin2; 1Department of Materials Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California; 2Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California; 3Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas; 4Department of Physics and Center for Superconductivity Research, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland; 5Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland; 6Center for Nano and Molecular Science and Technology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas.

II15.56
Exfoliation of Graphite Fibers for Enhancing Thermal Contact. Yoichi Taira and Kuniaki Sueoka; Tokyo Research Lab, IBM, Yamato, Japan.

II15.57
Tensile Modulus of Carbon Nanotube Nano-Fibers Produced by Dielectrophoresis, Jie Tang1, Han Zhang1, Pinwen Zhu1 and Lu-Chang Qin2; 1National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; 2Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

II15.58
Thermal Contraction of Individual Carbon Nanotubes Measured by Electron Diffraction. Jiong Zhang1, Ji Li3 and Jian-Min Zuo1,2; 1Materials Science, Univ. Illinois, Urbana, Urbana, Illinois; 2Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois; 3Nuclear Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois.

II15.59
The Magnetic and Transport Properties of Template Synthesized Carbon Nanostructures. Adam L Friedman1, Myung Gwan Hahm2, Yung Joon Jung2 and Latika Menon1; 1Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, Massachusetts; 2Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.

II15.60
Tensile Tests of Individual Carbon Nanotubes. Weiqiang Ding1, Mingyuan Huang2, James Hone2, Kevin Kohlhaas3 and Rodney S Ruoff3; 1Dept. of Mechanical Aeronautical & Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York; 2Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York; 3Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

II15.61
Resonant and Broadband Microwave Characterization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes; Anisotropy Issues. Chinmay Darne1,2, Lei-Ming Xie2, Divya Padmaraj1,2, Paul Cherukuri3, Wanda Zagozdzon-Wosik1,2 and Jarek Wosik1,2; 1Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, Texas; 2Texas Center for Superconductivity,, University of Huston, Houston, Texas; 3Department of Chemistry, Rice University, Houston, Texas.

II15.62Stabilization from Thermal Oxidation of Atomized Cobalt by Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes. B. Joshi1, N. Rawat1 and Kalathur S Santhanam1,2; 1Center for Materials Science and Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York; 2Department of Chemistry, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York.


 

SESSION II16: Biology and Chemistry of Carbon Nanotubes I
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Thursday Morning, November 29, 2007
Room 312 (Hynes)


EARLY START  

8:00 AM *II16.1
Biomedical Application of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes, from In Vitro to In Vivo. Zhuang Liu1, Weibo Cai1, Xiaoyuan Chen2 and Hongjie Dai1; 1Chemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California; 2Medical School, Stanford University, Stanford, California.

8:30 AM *II16.2
Structure and Electrostatics of DNA-CNT Hybrids. Anand Jagota, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

9:00 AM II16.3
Streptavidin Modified Single Wall Carbon Nanohorns: an Effective Anticancer Drug Delivery System. Jianxun Xu1, Masako Yudasaka1, Minfang Zhang1 and Sumio Iijima1,2; 1Japan Science and Technology, c/o NEC, Tsukuba, Japan; 22Meijo University, 1-501 Shiogamaguchi, Tenpaku-ku, Nagoya, Japan.

9:15 AM II16.4
Single Stranded DNA Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Hybrids for the Detection of Gaseous Analytes. Samuel M Khamis1, Michelle Chen2, Robert Johnson1 and A.T.Charlie Johnson1; 1Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 2Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

9:30 AM II16.5
DNA Conformational Changes Induced by Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. Valdirene S. T. Peressinotto1, Daniel Maria Andrada1, Indhira Oliveira Maciel2, Flavio Plentz2, Clascidia Aparecida Furtado1, Antonio Claudio Herrera Braga3 and Adelina Pinheiro Santos1; 1Materials and Nuclear Fuel Division, Centro de Desenvolvimento da Tecnologia Nuclear - CDTN/CNEN, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil; 2Department of Physics, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil; 3Chemistry Institute, Universidade Estadual de Campinas - UNICAMP, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

9:45 AM II16.6
Hydrosilylation on Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWNTs): Conversion of Metallic SWNTs to Semiconducting SWNTs. Yoonmi Lee1, Hyunseob Lim1, Ki Seok Jeon2, Hyeon Suk Shin1, Hye Ryung Byon1, Seung Min Jin2, Yung Doug Suh2 and Hee Cheul Choi1; 1Chemistry, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, South Korea; 2Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, Deajeon, South Korea.

10:00 AM BREAK

 

SESSION II17: Device Integration I
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Thursday Morning, November 29, 2007
Room 312 (Hynes)


10:30 AM *II17.1
Carbon Nanotube LSI via Interconnect Technologies. Yuji Awano, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Atsugi, Japan; Fujitsu Limited, Atsugi, Japan; MIRAI-Selete, Atsugi, Japan.

11:00 AM II17.2
Controlling the Dielectrophoretic Positioning of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Device Geometries. Austin Akey1,2, Sarbajit Banerjee1,2, Sebastian Sorgenfrei3, Inanc Meric3, Sami Rosenblatt1,3, Brian White1,4, Nicholas J Turro4, Stephen O'Brien1,2, Kenneth Shepard3 and Irving P Herman1,2; 1Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, Columbia University, New York, New York; 2Department of Applied Physics and Applied Math, Columbia University, New York, New York; 3Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York; 4Department of Chemistry, Columbia University, New York, New York.

11:15 AM II17.3
Real-time Electrical Characterization of Dielectrophoretic Assembly of Metallic Carbon Nanotubes. Libao An and Craig Friedrich; Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan.

11:30 AM II17.4
Deposition and Meniscus Alignment of DNA-CNT On a Substrate. Constantine Yuri Khripin1, Ming Zheng2 and Anand Jagota1; 1Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; 2DuPont, Wilmington, Delaware.

11:45 AM II17.5
Vertically Suspended Carbon Nanotube Network Junctions. Byung Yang Lee, Kwang Heo and Seunghun Hong; School of Physics and Astronomy and NANO Systems Institute, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea.

 

SESSION II18: Device Integration II
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Jing Kong, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Thursday Afternoon, November 29, 2007
Room 312 (Hynes)


1:30 PM *II18.1
Chirality-resolved Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes: Processing, Characterization, and Applications. Mark C. Hersam, Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

2:00 PM II18.2
Chemical Functionalization for the Selective Placement and Separation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. George S Tulevski, Ali Afzali, James B Hannon and Phaedon Avouris; IBM Research Division, T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York.

2:15 PM II18.3
Self-sorted SWNTs for High On/off Ratio Thin Film Transistors. Melburne LeMieux, Soumendra N. Barman and Zhenan Bao; Chemical Engineering, Stanford, Stanford, California.

2:30 PM II18.4
Transfer Printing of Massively Aligned Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Nanoelectronics and Chemical Sensing. Koungmin Ryu1, Fumiaki Ishikawa1, Nishant Patil2, Alber Lin2, Alexander Badmaev1, Lewis Gomez1, Akshay Kumar1, Pochiang Chen1, Subhasish Mitra2, H. S. Philip Wong2 and Chongwu Zhou1; 1Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, LA, California; 2Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California.

2:45 PM II18.5
Transfer of Large Area Graphene Sheets from Carbonized 6H-SiC by a Direct Bonding Technique. Akihiro Hashimoto1, Kousuke Iwao1, Satoru Tanaka2 and Akio Yamamoto1; 1Electrical & Electronics, University of Fukui, Fukui, Japan; 2Applied Quantum Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Kyusyu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

3:00 PM BREAK

 

SESSION II19: Biology and Chemistry of Carbon Nanotubes II
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Thursday Afternoon, November 29, 2007
Room 312 (Hynes)


3:30 PM *II19.1
Physical and Biological Studies of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes using Near-infrared Fluorescence. R. Bruce Weisman, Dept. of Chemistry, Rice University, Houston, Texas.

4:00 PM *II19.2
Optical Modulation of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Fundamentals and Biomedical Applications. Michael S Strano, Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

4:30 PM II19.3
Novel Optoelectronic Transport Studies of Supramolecular Nanotube Assemblies. Harsh Chaturvedi2 and Jordan Poler1,2; 1Chemistry, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina; 2Center for Optics and Optoelectronics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina.

4:45 PM II19.4
Biomolecular Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes Using Closeable Cyclic Peptides and Other Designed Peptide Systems. Gregg R. Dieckmann1,2, Ray H. Baughman1,2, Jonathan N. Coleman3, Alan B. Dalton4, Rockford K. Draper1,2,5, Inga H. Musselman1,2 and Paul Pantano1,2; 1Chemistry Department, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas; 2The NanoTech Institute, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas; 3Physics Department, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland; 4Physics Department, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom; 5Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas.

 

SESSION II20: Poster Session: Biological and Chemical Properties and Devices
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Thursday Evening, November 29, 2007
8:00 PM
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)


II20.1
One Dimensional Nanoarchitectures and Electronic Functionality. Cengiz Sinan Ozkan, Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, California.

II20.2
Conjugation of DNA-wrapped Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes and Quantum Dots. Zhenping Zhou1, Tinh Nguyen1, Jeeseong Hwang2, Jeffrey Fagan3 and Barry Bauer3; 1Materials Research and Construction Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland; 2Optical Technology Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland; 3Polymers Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland.

II20.3
Synthesis and Evaluation of Ligand-Functionalized SWNTs as Transporter Agents for Tumor-Targeted Drug Delivery. Jingyi Chen1, Shuyi Chen1, Xianrui Zhao1, Jonathan Patete1, Iwao Ojima1 and Stanislaus Wong1,2; 1SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York; 2Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York.

II20.4
Thin Film SWNT-Biopolymer Nanocomposites: Production and Characterization of Protein and DNA Based Single-Walled Carbon Nanocomposite by Layer by Layer Assembly. Virginia A Davis1, Dhriti Nepal1, Shankar Balasubramania2 and Aleksander Simonian2; 1Dept. of Chemical Eng., Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama; 2Materials Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.

II20.5
Hybrid Carbon Nanotubes for Gas Sensing. Sean Brahim, Steve Colbern, Robert Gump and Leonid Grigorian; Sensors/Carbon nanotubes, YTC America Inc., Camarillo, California.

II20.6
High Sensitive Carbon Nanotube Arrayed NO2 Gas Detector. Joondong Kim, Jin-Won Song, Yeo-Hwan Yoon, Young-Hyun Shin, Eung-Sug Lee and Chang-Soo Han; Nano-Mechanical Systems Research Center, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials, Daejeon, South Korea.

II20.7
Direct Assembly of Modified Proteins on Carbon Nanotubes in an Aqueous Solution. Jae-Woo Kim1, Peter T. Lillehei2, Cheol Park1 and Joycelyn S. Harrison2; 1National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, Virginia; 2Advanced Materials and Processing Branch, NASA LaRC, Hampton, Virginia.

II20.8
Vertcally Aligned Carbon Nanotube Arrays for Room Temperature Sensing of Ammonia and DMMP. Suresh KS Rajaputra1,2, Ning Ma1, Raghu Mangu1,2, Patrcia Clore1,2, Dali Qian3, Rodney Andrews3, Janet K Lumpp1 and Vijay P Singh1,2; 1electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky; 2Center for nanoscale Science & Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky; 3Center for Applied Energy Research, University of Kentucky, Lexingtoin, Kentucky.

II20.9
Single-walled Nanotube Network based Hydrogen Sensors and Photodetectors. Hau Wang1, Yugang Sun2, Chiun-Teh Ho1,3, Wei-Shan Hu1,4, Russell E Cook1, Randall J Meyer3 and Yu-Tai Tao4; 1Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois; 2Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois; 3Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; 4Department of Chemistry, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan.

II20.10
Separation of Metallic Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes by Soluble Pentacene Derivative. Cai-Hong Liu, Yi-Yang Liu and Hao-Li Zhang; State Key Lab of Applied Organic Chemistry, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China.

II20.11
Separation of Metallic and Semiconducting HiPco Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Utilizing Their Density Differences Induced by Selective Functionalization. Woo-Jae Kim, Chang Young Lee and Michael S. Strano; Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

II20.12
A Structure-Reactivity Relationship For Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Reacting with 4-Hydroxybenzene Diazonium. Nitish Nair, Woo-Jae Kim, Monica Usrey and Michael Strano; Chemical Engineering Department, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

II20.13
Processing of High-Purity Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes as Standard Reference Materials and Conductive Thin Films. Bin Zhao, Hui Hu, Alex Puretzky, David Styers-Barnett, Ilia Ivanov, Christopher Rouleau and David Geohegan; Oak Ridge National laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

II20.14
Tailoring Nanotube Dispersion with pH-Responsive Polymers. Jaime Grunlan2,1,3 and Lei Liu1; 1Materials Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas; 2Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas; 3Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.

II20.15
Clay Assisted Dispersion of Carbon Nanotubes in Epoxy. Lei Liu3 and Jaime Grunlan1,3,2; 1Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas; 2Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas; 3Materials Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.

II20.16
Preparation of Covalently Modified Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Controlled Functionalization Ratio and Their Structural and Photophysical Properties. Tomokazu Umeyama, Noriyasu Tezuka, Yoshihiro Matano and Hiroshi Imahori; Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto Univeristy, Kyoto, Japan.

II20.17
Preparation and Photophysical Properties of Nanocomposites of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes and Novel Conjugated Polymers. Tomokazu Umeyama, Naoki Kadota, Noriyasu Tezuka, Yoshihiro Matano and Hiroshi Imahori; Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto Univeristy, Kyoto, Japan.

II20.18
Percolation Phenomena in Organic Thin Film Transistors based on Langmuir-Blodgett Composite Film of poly(3-hexylthiophene) and Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes. Jaehyun Park1, Gunchul Shin1, Gyu Tae Kim2 and Jeong Sook Ha1; 1Chemical and Biological Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea; 2School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea.

II20.19
Preparation and Properties of Rubber Filled with Radial Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes. Yoshinori Sato1, Kenji Hasegawa2, Nobuyuki Ito3, Kenichi Motomiya1, Balachandran Jeyadevan1 and Kazuyuki Tohji1; 1Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan; 2Polymer Research Laboratories, JSR Corporation, Mie, Japan; 3Material Characterization and Analysis Laboratory, JSR Corporation, Mie, Japan.

II20.20
Anisotropic Polymeric Matrix Composites with Oriented Carbon Nanotubes Containing Fe Nanoparticles: Preparation and Magnetic Properties. Alessandro Chiolerio1, Paolo Allia1, Paola Martino1, Stefano Bianco1, Mauro Giorcelli1, Simone Musso1, Alberto Tagliaferro1, Marco Sangermano2, Giulio Malucelli2, Aldo Priola2 and Marco Coïsson3; 1Physics, Politechnic of Turin, Turin, Italy; 2Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy; 3Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica, Turin, Italy.

II20.21
Efficient One-step Surface Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes with Polymer from Aqueous Solution. Vincent Mévellec1, Sebastien Roussel1, Jerome Chancolon3, Martine Mayne-L'Hermite3, Pascale Chenevier2, Arianna Filoramo2, Guy Deniau1 and Serge Palacin1; 1Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces, CEA, Gif sur Yvette, France; 2Molecular Electronics Laboratory, CEA, Gif sur Yvette, France; 3Nanometric Structures, CEA, Gif sur Yvette, France.

II20.22
Dispersion and Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes by Conjugated Block Copolymer. Qun Huo, Jianhua Zou, Lei Zhai, Saiful Khondaker and Liwei Liu; Nanoscience Technology Center, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.

II20.23
Abstract Withdrawn

II20.24
Chromatic Carbon Nanotube Fibers. Huisheng Peng and Yuntian Zhu; Division of Materials Physics and Applications, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico.

II20.25
Electrospinning of Polyamide 11 and MWCNTs-coated Nanofibers. Kristopher D Behler, Mickael Havel and Yury Gogotsi; Materials Science, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

II20.26
Self-Assembling Tubules from Guanine/Cytosine Modules. Ross S. Johnson1,2, Jesus G. Moralez3 and Hicham Fenniri1,2; 1National Institute for Nanotechnology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; 2Chemistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; 3Dupont Central Research and Development, Wilmington, Delaware.

II20.27
Non-Covalently Modified SWNT Films as Electrodes for Conjugated Polymer Supercapacitors. Merve Ertas1, Ryan M. Walczak1, Rajib K. Das2, Andrew G. Rinzler2 and John R. Reynolds1; 1Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida; 2Department of Physics, Universiy of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

II20.28
Spectroscopic Studies of Axial Strain in Individual Polymer Embedded Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. Tonya Leeuw1, Dmitri A. Tsyboulski1, Pavel N. Nikolaev2, Sergei M. Bachilo1, Sivaram Arepalli2 and R. Bruce Weisman1; 1Chemistry, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 2ERC Inc and NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas.

II20.29
Abstract Withdrawn

II20.30
Rendering Polymers and Polymer Blends Self-extinguishing through Carbon Nanotube/clay Synergy. Seongchan Park1, Jaseung Koo1, Mayu Si3, Takashi Kashiwagi2, Jonathan Sokolov1 and Miriam Rafailovich1; 1Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York; 2Fire Research Division, NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland; 3Good Year, Akron, Ohio.

II20.31
Tubulin binds, Interconnects and Encapsulates Carbon Nanotubes. Cerasela Zoica Dinu, Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Nanotechnology Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.

II20.32
Solidification of Lanthanum Carbide-encapsulating Carbon Nanocapsules. Ippei Waki1, Yoshinori Sato1, Masaru Namura1,3, Kenichi Motomiya1, Jeyadevan Balachandran1, Akira Okubo2, Hisamichi Kimura2 and Kazuyuki Tohji1; 1Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan; 2Insutitute of Materials Research, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan; 3Manufacturing Technologies Department, Dowa Holdings Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.

II20.33
Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes by Doping of Metal Atoms to the Side Walls. Guangping Zheng, Mechanical Engineering, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

II20.34
Abstract Withdrawn

II20.35
Preparation of Polymer-grafted Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes by γ-irradiation. Chan-Hee Jung, Dong-Ki Kim, Junhwa Shin, Youn-Mook Lim, Jeun Joon-Pyo, Phil-Hyun Kang, Young-Chang Nho and Jae-Hak Choi; Korea Atomic Energy Research Institue, Jeongeup-si, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea.

II20.36
Influence of Nanotubes and Other Nanofillers on the Properties of Thermoset:thermoplastic Blends for Composite Matrices. Marianne Kilbride and Richard Arthur Pethrick; Pure and Applied chemistry, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

II20.37
Abstract Withdrawn

II20.38
Dynamics of Surfactant-Suspended Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes in a Centrifugal Field. Nitish Nair1, Woo-Jae Kim1, Richard D Braatz2 and Michael S Strano1; 1Chemical Engineering Department, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois.

II20.39
Effects of the Pyrolysis Rate on the Electrical Properties of GPC: CNT Composite Material. Bopha Chhay and Daryush Ila; Center for Irradiation of Materials, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama.

II20.40
Carbon Nanohorn-Ferrocene Hybrids: Synthesis, Characterization and Photoelectron Properties for Applications in Energy Conversion Schemes. Georgia Pagona1, Sofia Sotiropoulou2, Carl A. Batt2, Alan Maigne3, Masako Yudasaka3, Sumio Iijima3 and Nikos Tagmatarchis1; 1Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, Greece; 2Department of Food Scienc, Cornell University, Ithaca NY, New York; 3Fundamental and Environmental Research Laboratories NEC Corporation and SORST-JST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

II20.41
Carbon Nanotube Fibers with Excellent Mechanical and Electrical Properties. Qingwen Li, Lei Fu, Lianxi Zheng, Paul Arendt, Dean Peterson and Yuntian Zhu; MPA-STC, Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, New Mexico.

II20.42
Abstract Withdrawn

II20.43
A Molecular Approach to Orienting and Sorting Carbon Nanotubes for Electromechanical Devices. Georgi Georgiev1,2, Christopher Rocheleau1, Mark Cronin1, Yaniel Cabrera2, Lei Yu2, Peggy Cebe2, Robert Doyle1, Aditya Ahlawat1, Brian Mulkern1, Jennifer Mongeau3 and Alex Ogilvie4; 1Department of Natural Sciences, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts; 2Physics Department, TUFTS University, Meford, Massachusetts; 3University of Massachusetts, Worcester, Massachusetts; 4University of Maine, Orono, Maine.

II20.44
Abstract Withdrawn

II20.45
Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) Assisted Dispersion and Isolation of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes in N-Methyl 2 Pyrrolidone (NMP). Tawfique Hasan, Vittorio Scardaci, Francesco Bonaccorso, PingHeng Tan, Aleksey G. Rozhin, Stephan Hofmann, William I Milne and Andrea C. Ferrari; Department of Engineering, Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

II20.46
Fabrication of Ultrathin Multi-walled Carbon Nanotube Film using the Liquid/liquid Interface. Jun Matsui1,2, Kohei Yamamoto1, Nobuhiro Inokuma1, Hironori Orikasa1, Takashi Kyotani1 and Tokuji Miyashita1; 1Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan; 2PRESTO, JST, Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan.

II20.47
Abstract Withdrawn

II20.48
Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes Functionalized with Polyaniline in Ionic Liquids. Di Wei, Carita Kvarnstrom, Tom Lindfors and Ari Ivaska; Lab of Analytical Chemistry, Abo Akademi University, Abo/Turku, Finland.

II20.49
Carbon Nanotubes - Polymer Composites as Nonlinear Optical Materials. Vittorio Scardaci, Tawfique Hasan, Fengqiu Wang, John Woods, PingHeng Tan, Aleksey G. Rozhin, Ian H. White, William I. Milne and Andrea C. Ferrari; Department of Engineering, Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

II20.50
Tin Oxide Nanoparticles Deposited Inside Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes. Takeshi Hashishin, Takahiro Kishi and Jun Tamaki; Applied Chemistry, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Japan.

II20.51
Abstract Withdrawn

II20.52
Controlling the Phase Behavior of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube-Superacid Dispersions. A. Nicholas G. Parra-Vasquez1,3,4, Virginia A Davis5,1,3, Pradeep K. Rai1,3,4, Hua Fan3,4, Richard Booker3,4, Natnael Behabtu1,3,4, Valentin Prieto1,3, Robert A. Pinnick1,3, Jon Allison3,4, Carter Kittrell2,3,4, Wen-Fang Hwang3,4, Howard K Schmidt2,3,4, Robert H. Hauge2,3,4, Richard E. Smalley2,3,4 and Matteo Pasquali1,2,3; 1Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 2Chemistry, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 3Carbon Nanotechnology Laboratory, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 4The Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science & Technology, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 5Chemical Engineering, Auburn University, Aubrun, Alabama.

II20.53
Novel Polyion Complex Based Carbon Nanotube Fibers. Sandeep Razdan, Pulickel M Ajayan, Swastik Kar, Robert Vajtai and Lijie Ci; Materials Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.

II20.54
Antenna Chemistry with Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes(SWNTs) -Field Induced Redox and Self-Assembly Process. Juan G Duque1, Matteo Pasquali1,2,3 and Howard K Schmidt3; 1Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 2Department of Chemistry, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 3Carbon Nanotechnology Laboratory, The Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science & Technology, Rice University, Houston, Texas.

II20.55
Fiber Composites Reinforced by Aligned Carbon Nanotubes. Brian Wardle, Enrique Garcia, Anastasios John Hart, Namiko Yamamoto and Alex Slocum; MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

II20.56
Synthesis of Nickel-nitrilotriacetic Acid Coupled Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Directed Assembly with Poly-histidine Tagged Macromolecules. Rachel Graff and Michael Strano; Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

II20.57
Purification and Chemical Functionalization of Boron Nitride Nnanotubes. Aude Maguer1,3, Eric Doris3, Lionel Bresson1, Jean-Lou Cochon2, Charles Mioskowski3 and Annick Loiseau1; 1LEM/ONERA, Chatillon, France; 2DMSC/ONERA, Palaiseau, France; 3CEA Saclay DSV/iBiTec-S/SCBM, Gif sur Yvette, France.

II20.58
Enhancement of Photoluminescence for Hybrid Nanotubes of Polymer Nanotubes Enveloped by Metal Nanotubes. Jinsoo Joo1, Dong Hyuk Park2, Yong Baek Lee3, Hyun Seung Kim4, Dae Chul Kim5, Hyun Jun Kim6 and Jeongyong Kim7; 1Physics, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea; 2Physics, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea; 3Physics, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea; 4Physics, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea; 5Physics, University of Incheon, Incheon, South Korea; 6Physics, University of Incheon, Incheon, South Korea; 7Physics, University of Incheon, Incheon, South Korea.

 

~~ROOM CHANGE~~
SESSION II21: Electronics and Related Properties II
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Friday Morning, November 30, 2007
Back Bay C (Sheraton)


8:30 AM *II21.1
Understanding and Extending the Lifetime of Carbon Nanotube Field Emitters. Adam M. Fennimore, David H. Roach, Lap-Tak A. Cheng, Gillian A.M. Reynolds and Ajit Krishnan; Dupont Central R&D, Wilmington, Delaware.

9:00 AM II21.2
Novel Triode-type Field Emission Arrays and Appropriate Driving Method for Flat Lamp Using Carbon Nanofibers Grown by Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition. Hyeong-Suk Yoo and Seung-Ki Joo; Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea.

9:15 AM II21.3
An Integrated CNT-based Electron Gun for Sheet Beam Generation. Andrew H. Monica, Stergios J. Papadakis, George L. Coles and Robert Osiander; Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland.

9:30 AM II21.4
Surface Potential Mapping of Carbon Nanotube Field Effect Transistor by Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy and AFM Potentiometry. Yuji Miyato1, Kei Kobayashi2, Kazumi Matsushige1 and Hirofumi Yamada1,3; 1Department of Electronic Science and Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan; 2International Innovation Center, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan; 3CREST/JST, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan.

9:45 AM II21.5
Characteristics of Carbon Nanofibers Under High-Current Stress. Hirohiko Kitsuki1, Makoto Suzuki1, Kristofer Gleason1, Patrick Wilhite1, Quoc Ngo1,2, Alan M. Cassell2, Jun Li2 and Cary Y. Yang1; 1Center for Nanostructures, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California; 2Center for Advanced Aerospace Materials and Devices, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California.

10:00 AM BREAK

 

SESSION II22: Electronics and Related Properties III
Chairs: Kenji Hata, Annick Loiseau, Yoke Khin Yap and Ming Zheng
Friday Morning, November 30, 2007
Back Bay C (Sheraton)


10:30 AM *II22.1
Carrier-Induced Excitations and Excitation-Produced Carriers in Carbon Nanotubes. Phaedon Avouris, Marcus Freitag, Vasili Perebeinos, Tsang C. James and Jia Chen; IBM Research, T.J.Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York.

11:00 AM II22.2
Exciton Energy Transfer in Single Wall Nanotube Bundles. PingHeng Tan, Tawfique Hasan, Aleksey G. Rozhin, Vittorio Scardaci, PingAn Hu, Stephan Hofmann, William I. Milne and Andrea C. Ferrari; Department of Engineering, Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

11:15 AM II22.3
An Optically Excited Carbon Nanotube as a Tonks-Girardeau Gas. Richard Matthew Russo1, David E. Luzzi1 and Eugene J. Mele2; 1Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia, Pennsylvania; 2Physics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

11:30 AM II22.4
Competition Among Limiting Ggrowth Mechanisms of Vertically-Aligned Carbon Nanotubes. Anastasios John Hart1,2, Alexander Slocum2, Don Lucca3, Lin Shao4, Eric Verploegen5, Benjamin Wang6, Ryan Bennett6 and Robert Cohen6; 1Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; 2Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 3Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma; 4Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas; 5Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 6Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

11:45 AM II22.5
Metal-Semiconductor-Metal (MSM) Photodetectors Based on Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Film-GaAs Schottky Contacts. Jason L. Johnson1, Ashkan Behnam1, Yongho Choi1, Leila Noriega1, Gunhan Ertosun2, Zhuangchun Wu3, Andrew G. Rinzler3, Pawan Kapur2, Krishna C. Saraswat2 and Ant Ural1; 1Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida; 2Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California; 3Physics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

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