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Fall 2006 logo2006 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 27 - December 1, 2006 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Babu R. Chalamala, Louis J. Terminello, Helena Van Swygenhoven

 

Symposium A : Responsive Soft Matter---Chemistry and Physics for Assemblages, Films, and Forms

2006-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Richard A. Vaia Air Force Research Laboratory
Jan Genzer North Carolina State University
Gareth H. McKinley Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nelson Tabiryan Beam Engineering for Advanced Measurements Company
A1: Dynamic Modulus, Shape Memory and Gels I
Session Chairs
Zoubeida Ounaies
Rich Vaia
Monday AM, November 27, 2006
Room 203 (Hynes)

9:00 AM - **A1.1
Morphing Aircraft Systems (MAS).

Brian Sanders 1
1 , AFRL/VASA, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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9:30 AM - **A1.2
Responsive Liquid Crystalline Networks.

Patrick Mather 1 , Kelly Burke 1 , Ingrid Rousseau 2 , Haihu Qin 1 2 , Alison Oreh 3 , Blayne McKenzie 1 , Stuart Rowan 1
1 Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 2 Polymer Graduate Program, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 3 , Hathaway Brown School, Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States

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10:00 AM - A1.3
Tunability of Acoustic Band Gaps in Strongly Nonlinear Phononic Crystals.

Vitali Nesterenko 1 2 , Chiara Daraio 3 , Jeonghoon Kim 2 , Siyin Wang 1 , Eric Herbold 1
1 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering Program, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States, 3 Aeronautics and Applied Physics, Caltech, Pasadena, California, United States

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10:30 AM - A1.5
Novel Activation and Deformation Mechanics of Reinforced Shape Memory Polymer Composites for Morphing Aerostructures.

David Phillips 1 , Fazeel Khan 2 , Matthew Negilski 1 , Gabriel Jacobson 1 , Jeff Baur 1
1 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratories, Wpafb, Ohio, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, United States

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10:45 AM -
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11:15 AM - **A1.6
Polymer Nanocomposites in Motion: Remote Actuators.

Eugene Terentjev 1
1 Physics, Cambridge University, Cambridge United Kingdom

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11:45 AM - A1.7
Knots with Stiff Filaments.

Olivier Pierre-Louis 1 , Riccardo Gallotti 1
1 Laboratoire de Spectrometrie Physique, CNRS, Saint Martin d'Heres France

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12:00 PM - A1.8
Novel Actuation of TEMBO®, Thermoset-Epoxy Shape Memory Polymers.

Steven Arzberger 1 , Naseem Munshi 1 , Craig Hazelton 1 , Mark Lake 1
1 , Composite Technology Development, Inc. (CTD), Lafayette, Colorado, United States

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12:15 PM - A1.9
Carbon Nanotubes Foams as Novel Highly Nonlinear Springs and Dynamic Energy Dissipation Layers.

Chiara Daraio 2 , Vitali Nesterenko 1 , Sungho Jin 1
2 Aeronautics and Applied Physics, Caltech, Pasadena, California, United States, 1 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States

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12:30 PM - A1.10
Constitutive Modeling of Shape Memory Polymers and its Application to Shape Changing Biomedical Device Design.

H. Jerry Qi 1 , Francisco Castro 1 , Chris Yakacki 1 , Robin Shandas 1 , Ken Gall 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States, 2 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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A2: Control Release
Session Chairs
Tim Bunning
Jan Genzer
Monday PM, November 27, 2006
Room 203 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - A2.1
Stimuli-responsive Polymer Thin Films from Polyelectrolyte Multilayers: From Hysteretic Gating of Membranes to Magnetic Nanotubes.

Daeyeon Lee 1 , Adam Nolte 2 , Michael Rubner 2 , Robert Cohen 1
1 Chemical Engineering Department, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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2:45 PM - A2.2
Controlled Electro-Dissolution of Polyelectrolyte Multilayers: a Platform Technology towards the Surface Initiated Delivery of Drugs

Fouzia Boulmedais 1 2 3 , Clarence Tang 2 3 , Beat Keller 2 , Janos Voros 3
1 , Institut Charles Sadron, CNRS UPR 22, Strasbourg France, 2 , Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (EMPA), Dübendorf Switzerland, 3 Laboratory for surface science and technology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) , Zurich Switzerland

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3:00 PM - A2.3
Controlled Electrochemical Release of Layer by Layer Assemblies.

Nicole Zacharia 1 , Paula Hammond 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:15 PM - A2.4
In Vitro Degradation of Poly(Lactic-co-Glycolic) Acid Block Copolymers.

Alberto Saiani 1 2 , Elisabeth Vey 1 , Aline Miller 2 , Mike Claybourn 3
1 School of Materials, The University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom, 2 School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, The University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom, 3 , AstraZeneca, Macclesfield United Kingdom

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3:30 PM -
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4:30 PM - A2.5
Exploiting Polymeric Self-Assembly as a Route to Improved Gene and Drug Delivery Systems.

Kris Wood 1 , Robert Langer 1 , Paula Hammond 1
1 Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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4:45 PM - A2.6
A New Class of Enzyme Responsive Polymer Hydrogels for Drug Delivery.

Paul Thornton 1 , Rein Ulijn 1
1 Interdisciplinary Biocentre, The University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom

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5:00 PM - A2.7
Hydrogel Beads that Respond to Cell Secreted Enzymes.

Robert Mart 1 , Rein Ulijn 1
1 Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, The University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom

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5:15 PM - A2.8
Synthesis and Responsive Properties of Dibenzoylmethane Metallobiomaterials.

Cassandra Fraser 1 , Jianbin Chen 1 , Anne Pfister 1 , Yin Jie Chen 1
1 Chemistry, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

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5:30 PM - A2.9
Enzyme Catalysis: Tool to Make and Break Amygdalin Hydrogelators from Renewable Resources - A Delivery Model for Hydrophobic Drugs

Praveen Kumar Vemula 1 , George John 1
1 Department of Chemistry, City College of the City University of New York, New York, New York, United States

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5:45 PM - A2.10
Hyaluronan-Based Hybrid Hydrogels with Tunable Mechanical Properties for Soft Tissue Regeneration

Xinqiao Jia 1 , Yoon Yoe 2 , Nurettin Sahiner 1 , Amit Jha 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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A3: Poster Session
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Monday PM, November 27, 2006
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - A3.1
Water Interaction with the Ferroelectric Copolymer PVDF-TrFE and the Dipole Oriented Polymer PMVC.

Carolina Ilie 1 , Peter Jacobson 1 , Luis Rosa 1 , Ivan Yakovkin 2 , Matt Poulsen 1 , Damireddi Sahadeva Reddy 3 , James Takacs 3 , Stephen Ducharme 1 , Peter Dowben 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 2 Physics, Institute of Physics of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev Ukraine, 3 Chemistry, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.10
Electrostatic Effects on the Shape of Self-assembled Charged Lipid Membranes.

Graziano Vernizzi 1 , Monica Olvera de la Cruz 1
1 Materials science and engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston , Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.11
Density Fluctuation in Coulombic Colloid Dispersion: Self-Assembly of Lipid A-Phosphates.

Chester Faunce 1 , Henrich Paradies 1
1 Joule Physics Laboratory, Institute for Materials Research, The University of Salford, Manchster, M5 4WT United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - A3.12
Direct Measurement of the Elastic Properties of the Wiseana Iridovirus (WIV) Capsid using Brillioun Spectroscopy.

Stephen Wargacki 1 4 , A. Sokolov 5 , A. Kisliuk 5 , T. Gorishnyy 2 , E. Thomas 2 , V. Ward 3 , R. Vaia 1
1 , Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 4 , National Research Council, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 5 , University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, United States, 2 , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 , University of Otago, Dunedin New Zealand

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9:00 PM - A3.13
Formation and Evolution of Buckling Patterns in Elastic Shells.

Ashkan Vaziri 1 , L. Mahadevan 1
1 Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.14
Enhancing Thermoplastic Shape Memory Polyurethanes via Nanoreinforcement.

Shawna Liff 1 2 , Gareth McKinley 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.15
Soft Segment Orientation Effects on the Morphology and Mechanical Properties of Polyurethanes.

Ryan Waletzko 1 , Paula Hammond 1
1 Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.16
Plastic Effect for Wrinkling Pattern of Thin Au Film on Polymer Substrate.

Jeong Yun Sun 1 , Myoung-Woon Moon 2 , Kyu Hwan Oh 1
1 Material Science & Engineering, Seoul National Univ., Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.17
Cross-Linked Liquid Crystal Mesostructures for Electro-Rheological Fluids.

Darran Cairns 1 , Matthew Shafran 1
1 Mechanical & Aerospace, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.18
Electrical Assembly of Microbridge Based Detectors For Protein Sensing.

Vindhya Kunduru 1 , Sudhaprasanna Padigi 1 , Shalini Prasad 1
1 , Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.19
Optimizing Responsive Characteristics of Polymer Nanocomposites Using Electromagnetic Fields to Prescribed, Non-isotropic Distributions of Nanoparticles.

Hilmar Koerner 1 , Richard Vaia 2 , Wei Lu 3 , Evangelos Manias 4 , Georgios Polizos 4 , Ramanan Krishnamoorti 5 , Zoubeida Ounaies 6
1 , Universal Technology Corp., Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 3 , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 4 , Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 5 , University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States, 6 , Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.2
Structure/Property Relationships in Polypyrrole Actuators.

Rachel Pytel 1 , Vahik Krikorian 1 , Edwin Thomas 1 , Ian Hunter 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.20
Optical Self-trapping and Spontaneous Pattern Formation of White Light in a Free-radical Polymerization System.

Kailash Kasala 1 , Kalaichelvi Saravanamuttu 1
1 Chemistry, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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9:00 PM - A3.21
Modeling Nanoparticle Dynamics: Towards Controlled Assembly Using Dielectrophoresis.

Michael Vahey 1 , Robert Barsotti 2 , Ryan Wartena 2 , Joel Voldman 1 , Yet-Ming Chiang 2 , Francesco Stellacci 2
1 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.23
Photo-Responsive Colloids: Modifying Surface Charge and Assembly via Light.

Jacinta Conrad 1 , Nathan Bowling 2 , Joshua Ritchey 2 , Ali Mohraz 1 , Kyle Plunkett 2 , Jeffrey Moore 2 , Jennifer Lewis 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.24
A General Approach to Patterning Micro- and Nanostructures.

Nathanael Sieb 1 , Byron Gates 1
1 Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby , British Columbia, Canada

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9:00 PM - A3.25
Making Azobenzenes Fluorescent: Substituent Effects on Light-Driven Self-Assembly of Azobenzenes.

Mina Han 1 , Yuuki Hirayama 1 , Masahiko Hara 1
1 Local Spatio-Temporal Functions Laboratory, Frontier Research System, RIKEN, Wako Japan

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9:00 PM - A3.26
Novel Silicon-Elastomers for Advanced Soft Lithography.

Kyung Choi 1
1 , Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.27
Preparation of New Macroporous Poly(divinylbenzene) Gels via Living Radical Polymerization.

Kazuyoshi Kanamori 1 , Kazuki Nakanishi 1 , Teiichi Hanada 1
1 Dept. of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan

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9:00 PM - A3.28
Early-Time, In-Situ Characterization of Triggered β-hairpin Self-Assembly into Hydrogel Networks.

Tuna Yucel 1 3 , Joel Schneider 2 , Darrin Pochan 1 3
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 3 Delaware Biotechnology Institute, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.29
Neutron Scattering Study of Shear Induced Structure in Poly(ethylene oxide)/ Laponite Gels.

Jun Li 1 , Steven Schwarz 1 , Jun Jiang 2 , Chunhua Li 2 , Min Lin 2 , Miriam Rafailovich 2 , Jonathan Sokolov 2
1 physics, Queens College, City University of New York , Flushing, New York, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.3
Processing and Properties of SWNT/PMMA Composites.

Jing Liu 1 , Satish Kumar 1
1 , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.30
Controlled Release of Molecules from the poly(dimethyl siloxane)-mesoporous Silica Composite Triggered by Ultrasound.

Emiko Otsuka 1 , Etsuko Taomo 2 , Hyun-Jong Kim 3 , Itaru Honma 3 , Yumiko Hirashima 2 , Atsushi Suzuki 1
1 Yokohama National University, Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama Japan, 2 Yokohama National University, Faculty of Education and Human Sciences, Yokohama Japan, 3 , National Institute of Advansed Industrial Science and Technology , Tsukuba Japan

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9:00 PM - A3.31
Control of Adhesion Properties of Swollen Hydrogels by Changing Environment Conditions.

Daisuke Sakasegawa 1 , Atsushi Suzuki 1
1 Yokohama National University, Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama Japan

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9:00 PM - A3.32
Temperature and pH Responsive Polyamides with Tailored LCSTs.

Theresa Foley 1 , Evangelos Manias 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.33
Modeling Release of Nanoparticles from Mobile Microcapsules.

Anna Balazs 1 , Rolf Verberg 1 , Alexander Alexeev 1
1 Chemical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.34
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Micellar Dynamics and Stability.

Pawel Weronski 1 2 , Yi Jiang 1 , Steen Rasmussen 3
1 Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow Poland, 3 Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.36
Study Counterion Effects in the Charged G4 PAMAM Dendrimer Aqueous Solutions by Small Angle Neutron Scattering.

Wei-Ren Chen 1 4 , Lionel Porcar 2 3 , Yun Liu 2 3 , Lee Magid 4
1 SNS, ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 4 Department of Chemistry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 2 , NIST Center for Neutron Research, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 3 Department of Material Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.37
Visualizing Molecular Information by Creating Optical Wavelength-Sized Periodically Ordered Structure in Hydroge.

Yukikazu Takeoka 1 , Takahiro Seki 1
1 , Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan

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9:00 PM - A3.38
Conductive Elastomeric Nanocomposites as Force Sensitive Resistors for an Artificial Hair Cell Device

Michael Arlen 1 , Shane Juhle 1 , Richard Vaia 1 , Jon Engel 2 , Chang Liu 2
1 MLBP, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, United States, 2 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.39
Gold Nanoparticle Liquids with an Ionic Organic Corona: Synthesis and Application as Conductive Lubricants for MEMS Technology

Steve Diamanti 1 2 , Steve Patton 1 4 , Emily Seikel 3 , Mark Pender 1 , Andrey Voevodin 1 , Richard Vaia 1
1 , Air Force Research Laboratories, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , National Research Council, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 4 , University of Dayton Research Institute, Datyon, Ohio, United States, 3 , University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.4
In-situ Electrical Characteristics Mapping of Deformed, Thin Flexible Carbon-Nanotube Electrodes

Shane Juhl 1 , Michael Arlen 1 , David Jacobs 1 , Hilmar Koerner 1 , Liming Dai 2 , Julia Hsu 3 , Richard Vaia 1
1 , AFRL, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , Wright Brothers Institute, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 3 , Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.41
Optically Pumped Surface-Emitting Lasing using Self-Assembled Block Copolymer Distributed Bragg Reflectors.

Jongseung Yoon 1 , Wonmok Lee 1 2 , Edwin Thomas 1
1 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - A3.42
Dynamic Color Changes in Cholesteric Liquid Crystals.

Lalgudi Natarajan 2 , Vincent Tondiglia 2 , Jeremy Wofford 1 , Stephen Siwecki 2 , Richard Sutherland 2 , Eric Beckel 3 , Timothy Bunning 1
2 , Science Applications International Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 1 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 3 , Anteon Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.43
Synthesis and Characterization of Polyethylene-b-Poly(ethylene oxide)-b-Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane (POSS) Triblock Oligomers

Jianjun Miao 1 , Li Cui 1 , Lei Zhu 1
1 Institute of Materials Science and Department of Chemical, Materials, and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.44
The Programmable Location of Janus Nanoparticles within Block Copolymer Domains.

Youngjong Kang 1 , Rafal Mickiewicz 1 , Vahik Krikorian 1 , Edwin Thomas 1
1 ISN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.45
Melting Point Measurement of Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Thin Films

Wei Liu 1 , Clive Li 1 , Xiaoting Jia 1 , Jonathan Sokolov 1 , Miriam Rafailovich 1
1 , State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.47
Molecular Simulation of the Crystal-amorphous Interphase in Semicrystalline Polypropylene.

Vikram Kuppa 1 , Gregory Rutledge 1
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.48
Two-dimensional Star-branched Polymers Grown by Diffusion.

Guillermo Ramirez-Santiago 1 , Carlos Mendoza 2
1 Instituto de Fisica, Universidad Nacinal Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico, 2 Instituto de Investigacion en Materiales, UNAM, Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico

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9:00 PM - A3.5
Preparation and Characterization of Polyimide Coated with Cu and Ni Layers for Electromagnetic Ray Protection.

Eun Sun Ji 1 , Young Hwan Kim 1 , Young Soo Kang 1
1 Chemistry, Pukyong National Univ., Pusan Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - A3.50
Renewable Resources as an Alternate Feedstock for Organic Synthesis and Self-Assembled Soft Materials: A New Paradigm

George John 1
1 Department of Chemistry, City College of the City University of New York, New York, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.51
Phase Behavior and Morphology of Immiscible Enantiomeric Polylactide Block Copolymers and Their Stereocomplexes

Lu Sun 1 , Lei Zhu 1 , Igors Sics 2 , Lixia Rong 2 , Benjamin Hsiao 2
1 Institute of Materials Science and Department of Chemical, Materials, and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry , State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.52
Synthesis and Accelerated Degradation of Tunable Biocompatible Thermoplastic Polyurethanes Containing POSS.

Pamela Knight 1 , Haihu Qin 1 , Kyungmin Lee 1 , John Bobiak 1 , Patrick Mather 1
1 Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.53
Controlled Ordering of Nanoparticles in Ordered Copolymer Matrices.

Chieh-Tsung Lo 1 , Byeongdu Lee 1 , Pappannan Thiyagarajan 1 , Randall Winans 1
1 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.54
Self-healing Polymer Coatings.

Soo Hyoun Cho 1 3 4 , Scott White 1 2 3 , Paul Braun 1 3 4
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 3 Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 4 Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.55
Synthetic Antimicrobial Oligomers Induce Composition-dependent Topological Transition in Membranes.

Lihua Yang 1 , Abhijit Mishra 1 , Kirstin Purdy 1 , Abhigyan Som 4 , Gregory Tew 4 , Gerard C.L. Wong 1 2 3
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 4 Polymer Science & Engineering, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 3 Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.56
Selective Surface Modification of Poly-(N-isopropylacrylamide) Gel by a Surface Imprinting Method.

Akiyuki Ueda 1 , Yukikazu Takeoka 1 , Takahiro Seki 1
1 , Graduate School of Engineering Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan

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9:00 PM - A3.57
Structure Formation in Multilayerd Films Prepared by the Layer-by-Layer Deposition Using PAA and HM-PEO.

Jin Hwa Seo 1 , Jodie Lutkenhaus 2 , Junoh Kim 1 , JongChoo Lim 3 , Paula Hammond 2 , Kookheon Char 1
1 School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Dongguk University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - A3.58
Dispersion of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Self Assembly of Polymers

Ramasudhakar Dhullipudi 1 , Tabbetha Dobbins 1 2 , Yuri Lvov 1
1 Institute for Micromanufacturing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana, United States, 2 Dept. of Physics, Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.59
Thickness Measurement of Langmuir-Blodgett Films of Vinylidene Fluoride-Trifluoroethylene Copolymers with X-ray Reflectivity.

Jihee Kim 1 , Shireen Adenwalla 1 , Stephen Ducharme 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.6
Deformation-Conductivity-Structure Relationship of Polyurethane Elastomer / Carbon Nanofiber Composites.

Michael Arlen 1 , Barney Taylor 2 , Hilmar Koerner 2 , Richard Vaia 1
1 MLBP, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, United States, 2 , Universal Technology Corporation, Beavercreek, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.60
Chlorophyll-a self-assembly: A Low Temperature STM Investigation.

Violeta Iancu 1 , Saw Hla 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.61
Hydrodynamic Boundary Conditions at a Polymer Interface.

Laurence Lurio 1 , Xuesong Hu 2 , Zhang Jiang 3 , Suresh Naryanan 2 , Xuesong Jiao 2 , Alec Sandy 2 , Sunil Sinha 3 , Jyotsana Lal 2
1 Department of Physics, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Illinois, United States, 2 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 3 Department of physics, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.62
Tuning of Surface Properties through Site-Selective Deposition of Nanoparticles and Subsequent Place-Exchange Reactions.

Hao Xu 1 , Rui Hong 2 , Roy Shenhar 3 , Tongxiang Lu 1 , Oktay Uzun 4 , Vincent Rotello 1
1 Chemistry, Umass-Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 , The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem Israel, 4 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.63
New Self-Assemblies of Catalytic Nanowires in Large Scales.

Z. Ryan Tian 1 2 3 , Wenjun Dong 1 , Michelle McDonald 1 , Michael Jackson 1 , Andrew Cogbill 1 , Feng Chen 1 , Carmen Padilla 2
1 Chemistry/Biochemistry, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States, 2 Cell and Molecular Biology, University of ARkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States, 3 Microelectronics and Photonics, University of ARkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.65
High-Density Microbubble Formation by Utilizing the Specific Additives for Chemical-less Degreasing Process.

Makoto Miyamoto 1 , Shin-Ichiro Kuroki 2 , Koji Kotani 2 , Satoshi Ueyama 1 , Junji Hirotsuji 1 , Takashi Ito 2
1 Environmental Technology & Systems , Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Amagasaki Japan, 2 Electronics Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan

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9:00 PM - A3.66
Preparation and Optical Properties of Ordered Arrays of Glucose-Responsible Submicrogel Particles Trapped in Inverse Opal.

Masaki Honda 1 , Yukikazu Takeoka 1 , Takahiro Seki 1 , Kazunori Kataoka 2
1 Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan, 2 Engineering, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Engineering , Tokyo Japan

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9:00 PM - A3.67
Phase Behavior and Morphological Characteristics of Block Copolymer Nanocomposites.

Michelle Bowman 1 , Jon Samseth 2 , Kell Mortensen 6 , Steve Smith 3 , Michael Bockstaller 5 , Richard Spontak 4 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, North Carolina State University, Cary, North Carolina, United States, 2 Materials & Chemistry, SINTEF, Trondheim Norway, 6 , Riso National Laboratory, Roskilde Denmark, 3 Chemical Technology, Proctor & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 5 Materials Science & Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 4 Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolilna State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.68
Luminescent Nanocrystal Modified Photoresin for Fabrication of High-aspect Ratio Three-dimensional Microstructures.

Chiara Ingrosso 1 2 , Vahid Fakhfouri 3 , Maria Lucia Curri 1 , Marinella Striccoli 1 , Angela Agostiano 1 2 , Juergen Brugger 3 , Gabi Gruetzner 4 , Anja Voigt 4
1 IPCF, CNR , Bari Italy, 2 Chemistry, University of Bari, Bari Italy, 3 Microsystems Laboratory, EPFL, Lausanne Switzerland, 4 Microresist Technology, GmbH, Berlin Germany

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9:00 PM - A3.69
Modulation of Optical and Magnetic Properties in Nanocomposites through Controlled Particle Spacing.

Sudhanshu Srivastava 1 , Ayush Verma 1 , Benjamin Frankamp 1 , Vincent Rotello 1
1 , UMASS-Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.7
Lamellar to Inverted Hexagonal Phase Transition in DNA Complexes with Calamitic, Discotic, and Cubic Shaped Cationic Lipids

Li Cui 1 , Lei Zhu 1
1 Institute of Materials Science and Department of Chemical, Materials, and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.70
Carbon Nanotube Micro Optical Grippers.

Shaoxin Lu 1 , Balaji Panchapakesan 1
1 Dept. of Electrical Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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9:00 PM - A3.71
Synthesis and Characterizaion of Thermoreversible Hydrogels from Associating Polymers.

Jun Jiang 1 , Chunhua Li 1 , Michael Rubinstein 2 , Ralph Colby 3 , Jack Lombardi 4 , Daniel Cohn 5 , Miriam Rafailovich 1 , Jonathan Sokolov 1
1 , State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, New York, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 4 , Estee Lauder Company, Melville, New York, United States, 5 , Hebrew University, Jerusalem Israel

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9:00 PM - A3.72
Effect of Solvent Concentration to the Preparation of Polystyrene Nanoparticles Using Polyelectrolyte Block Copolymer.

Edwin Garcia 1 , Young Choi 1 , Hyoung Moon 1 , Bumsuk Jung 1
1 Department of Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology, Myongji University, Yongin City Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - A3.73
Multi-Layered Polymer Nanoparticles with a Calcium Phosphate Core.

Janine Schwiertz 1 , Wolfgang Meyer-Zaika 1 , Matthias Epple 1
1 Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen Germany

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9:00 PM - A3.8
Immobilization and in-plane Alignment of Columnar Assemblies of Lyotropic Liquid Crystals in Liquid Crystals/silica Hybrid Films.

Mitsuo Hara 1 , Norihiro Mizoshita 1 , Shusaku Nagano 1 , Takahiro Seki 1
1 , Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan

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9:00 PM - A3.9
Deformation of Vesicles in Shear Flow.

William Uspal 1 , Kurt Smith 1 , Anna Balazs 1
1 Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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2006-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Richard A. Vaia Air Force Research Laboratory
Jan Genzer North Carolina State University
Gareth H. McKinley Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nelson Tabiryan Beam Engineering for Advanced Measurements Company
A4: Reversible Motion
Session Chairs
Jeff Bauer
Pat Mather
Tuesday AM, November 28, 2006
Room 203 (Hynes)

9:00 AM - **A4.1
Soft Responsive Matter for Robotic Applications.

Christopher Rahn 1
1 Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:30 AM - **A4.2
Active Nanotube-based Polymer Composites: Towards a Tailored Electromechanical Response.

Zoubeida Ounaies 1
1 Aerospace department, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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10:00 AM - A4.3
Liquid Crystal Elastomers: Finite Element Simulation and Applications

Robin Selinger 1 , Badel Mbanga 1 , Jonathan Selinger 1
1 Chemical Physics, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, United States

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10:15 AM - A4.4
Morphology and Deformation Induced Ordering of Side Chain Liquid Crystalline Block Copolymers: For use in Electromechanical Applications.

Eric Verploegen 1 , Paula Hammond 2 , Lu Tian 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:30 AM - A4.5
Actuatable Membranes Based on Polypyrrole-Coated Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanofibers.

Benjamin Fletcher 1 2 , Scott Retterer 1 5 , Timothy McKnight 1 3 , Anatoli Melechko 1 4 , Jason Fowlkes 1 2 , Michael Simpson 1 2 4 , Mitchel Doktycz 5
1 Molecular Scale Engineering and Nanoscale Technology Research Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 5 Biological and Nanoscale Systems Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 3 Monolithic Systems Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 4 Center for Nanophase Materials Science, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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10:45 AM -
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11:15 AM - **A4.6
New Designs for Molecular Actuation.

Timothy Swager 1
1 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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11:45 AM - **A4.7
From Electrical to Fuel Powered Artificial Muscles

Von Ebron 1 , Zhiwei Yang 1 , Daniel Seyer 1 , Mikhail Kozlov 1 , Jiyoung Oh 1 2 , Hui Xie 1 , Joselito Razal 1 , John Ferraris 1 , Alan MacDiarmid 1 , Ray Baughman 1
1 Department of Chemistry and The NanoTech Institute, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, United States, 2 Research Center of Dielectric & Advanced Matter Physics and Department of Physics, Pusan National University, Busan Korea (the Republic of)

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12:15 PM - A4.8
Photo-patternable Liquid Crystal Actuators with High Strain and Work Density Through Optimization of Molecular Configuration.

Casper van Oosten 1 , Kenneth Harris 1 , Cees Bastiaansen 1 , Dirk Broer 2
1 Polymer Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven Netherlands, 2 , Philips Research Laboratories, Eindhoven Netherlands

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12:30 PM - A4.9
Azo Liquid Crystal ``Shape Memory" Polymer and its Photoactuation in Evanescent Light.

U. Hrozhyk 1 , S. Serak 1 , N. Tabiryan 1 , Timothy Bunning 2
1 , Beam Engineering for Advanced Measurements Corporation, Winter Park, Florida, United States, 2 , Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, United States

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12:45 PM - A4.10
Photoregulation of Ions/Molecules Transport through Synthetic Channels of Photoresponsive Azobenzene-modified Nanoporous Membrane.

Zhu Chen 1 , Nanguo Liu 2 , Darren Dunphy 3 , David Adams 3 , C. Brinker 1 3
1 , University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 3 , Sandia national Laboratory, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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A5: Dynamic Surfaces I
Session Chairs
Nelson Tabiryan
Orlin Velev
Tuesday PM, November 28, 2006
Room 203 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **A5.1
Selective Self-assembly of Nanoparticles on Adaptive Nanopillar Arrays.

Shu Yang 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, New Jersey, United States

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3:00 PM - A5.2
Amphiphilic Graft Copolymers for Nanofiltration Membranes with Tunable Pore Size

Ayse Asatekin 1 , Anne Mayes 1
1 Material Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:15 PM - A5.3
``Nanonails" – a Simple Geometrical Approach to ``Superlyophobic" Surfaces.

Tom Krupenkin 1 , Amir Ahuja 1 , Ashley Taylor 1 , Alex Sidorenko 1 , Todd Salamon 1 , Edgar Labaton 1
1 , Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, New Jersey, United States

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3:30 PM - A5.4
Reversible Conversion of Conducting Polymer Films from Superhydrophobic to Superhydrophilic.

Lianbin Xu 1 , Wilfred Chen 1 , Ashok Mulchandani 1 , Yushan Yan 1
1 Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, California, United States

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3:45 PM -
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4:15 PM - **A5.5
Synthesis of Responsive Polymer Films via Macromolecular Anchoring Layer.

Igor Luzinov 1
1 School of Materials S&E, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States

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4:45 PM - **A5.6
Conformational Mechanics of Stimulus-Responsive Polypeptides on Surfaces.

Stefan Zauscher 1 2
1 Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States, 2 Center for Biologically Inspired Materials and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States

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5:15 PM - A5.7
Thermally-Responsive Polymer-co-Peptide Brushes for Bio-separation and Sensing Surfaces: Tuning Peptide-Mediated Mineralization and Nanoparticle Binding Strength via Functional Group Display.

Steve Diamanti 1 2 , Shafi Arifuzzaman 3 , Theresa Foley 4 , Mark Pender 1 , Joseph Slocik 1 2 , Jan Genzer 3 , Evangelos Manias 4 , Rajesh Naik 1 , Richard Vaia 1
1 , Air Force Research Laboratories, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , National Research Council, Washington , District of Columbia, United States, 3 , North Carolina State University, Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, United States, 4 , Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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5:30 PM - A5.8
Peptide-Modified Responsive Surfaces with Built-in Logic.

Ryan Toomey 1 , Lawrence Neuman 1 , Ajay Vidyasagar 1 , Peng Tian 1
1 Chemical Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States

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5:45 PM - A5.9
Protein Adsorption Amplification at the Macromolecular Stimulus-Responsive Transition

Miao Ye 1 , Christine Ortiz 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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2006-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Richard A. Vaia Air Force Research Laboratory
Jan Genzer North Carolina State University
Gareth H. McKinley Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nelson Tabiryan Beam Engineering for Advanced Measurements Company
A6: Photons and Phonons
Session Chairs
Igor Luzinov
Shu Yang
Wednesday AM, November 29, 2006
Room 203 (Hynes)

9:00 AM - **A6.1
Nature's Ultimate Soft Skin: Rapid Optical and Physical Malleability in Octopus and Cuttlefish.

Roger Hanlon 1
1 , Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States

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9:30 AM - A6.2
Characterization of Reflectin Films for Material Applications

Ryan Kramer 1 , Wendy Goodson 1 , Rajesh Naik 1
1 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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9:45 AM - A6.3
Self-Assembled Lipid Nanotubes as Nano-containers and Nano-channels for Biomacromolecules.

Toshimi Shimizu 1 2 , Naohiro Kameta 2 , Mitsutoshi Masuda 1 2
1 Nanoarchitectonics Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 2 SORST, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

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10:00 AM - A6.4
Novel Methods for ``In Bulk" Preparation of Anisotropic Colloids and Dipolar Janus Microparticles.

Vesselin Paunov 1 , Olivier Cayre 2 , Hartmut Wege 2 , Orlin Velev 2
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Hull, Hull, North Humberside, United Kingdom, 2 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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10:15 AM - A6.5
Dynamics of Isotropic Ordered Phase with spherical symmetry

Jun Yamamoto 1 , Isa Nishiyama 2
1 Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan, 2 , Dainippon Ink Chemicals, Sakura, Chiba Japan

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10:30 AM - A6.6
Two-Dimensionally Patterned Layers of Functionalised Calcium Phosphate Nanoparticles by a Combination of Electrophoresis and Laser Direct Writing.

Henning Urch 1 , Steffen Franzka 2 , Daniel Dahlhaus 2 , Nils Hartmann 2 , Eckart Hasselbrink 2 , Maria Vallet-Regí 3 , Luisa Ruiz 3 , Jose M. Gonzalez-Calbet 3 , Matthias Epple 1
1 Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen Germany, 2 Physical Chemistry, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen Germany, 3 Dept. Química Inorgánica , Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid Spain

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10:45 AM -
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11:15 AM - **A6.7
Mechanochromic, Solvatochromic and Thermochromic Block Polymers.

Edwin L. (Ned) Thomas 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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11:45 AM - A6.8
UV-Responsive Nanoporous Block Copolymer Micelle/Micelle Multilayer Films.

Kookheon Char