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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 C : Smart Dielectric Polymer Properties, Characterization, and Their Devices

2006-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Vivek Bharti 3M Company
Zhongyang Cheng Auburn University
Qiming M. Zhang The Pennsylvania State University
Yoseph Bar-Cohen Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Gerhard M. Sessler Darmstadt University of Technology
C1: Piezoelectric and Electrets
Session Chairs
Vivek Bharti
Danilo De Rossi
Monday AM, November 27, 2006
Room 201 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **C1.1
Maxwell-Wagner Piezo-electrets: A concept for ``man-made" Dipoles with Bipolar Interface Charges on ``hard" Platelets in a ``soft" Polymer Matrix.

Reimund Gerhard-Multhaupt 1 , Werner Wirges 1 , Ruy Altafim 2 , Ruy Altafim 2
1 Department of Physics, University of Potsdam, D-14469 Potsdam Germany, 2 Engineering School of São Carlos, University of São Paulo, CEP 13.560 São Carlos (SP) Brazil

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10:00 AM - **C1.2
New Biopolymer Composite With Piezoelectric Properties.

Dawnielle Farrar 1 , Michael Yu 1 , James West 1 , Ilene Busch-Vishniac 1
1 , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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10:30 AM - C1.3
Finite Element Modeling of Smart Polymer Based Piezoelectric Composites.

Ronit Kar-Gupta 1 , Christian Marcheselli 1 , T. Venkatesh 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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10:45 AM - C1.4
Domain Imaging of LB PVDF Copolymers by Piezoresponse Force Microscopy.

Brian Rodriguez 1 , Stephen Jesse 1 , Sergei Kalinin 1 , Jihee Kim 2 , Stephen Ducharme 2
1 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **C1.5
From Dielectric Elastomers to Piezo- and Ferroelectrets - Electromechanically Active Soft Matter Materials.

Siegfried Bauer 1
1 Soft Matter Physics, Johannes Kepler University, Linz Austria

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12:00 PM - **C1.6
Poling of Thermally Stable Ferroelectrets

Heinz von Seggern 1 , Zhongming Hu 1 , Sergej Zhukov 1
1 Institute of Materials Science, Darmstadt University of Technology, Darmstadt Germany

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12:30 PM - C1.7
Electroactive Behavior of a New Nanostructured Polymer

Ravi Shankar 1 2 , Tushar K. Ghosh 2 , Richard Spontak 1 3
1 Materials Science & Engineering, North Carolina State Un iversity, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 2 Fiber and Polymer Science Program, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 3 Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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12:45 PM - C1.8
Simultaneous Stretching and Static Electric Poling of PVDF-HFP Copolymer Films.

Huan Yan 1 2 , Liu Yayan 1 , Yang Yifei 1 2 , Wu Yanan 3
1 Green Chemistry And Process Labratory, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry Chinese Academy of Science, Changchun China, 2 , Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing China, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, Jilin University, Changchun China

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C2: New Concepts/Materials and Optics
Session Chairs
Jeffrey Calame
Mohsen Shahinpoor
Monday PM, November 27, 2006
Room 201 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **C2.1
Strain Amplification for Artificial Muscles and Sensors Using Giant Poisson Ratios and Giant Linear Compressibilities.

L. Hall 1 , V. Coluci 2 , D. Galvao 2 , M. Zhang 1 , M. Kozlov 1 , A. Zakhidov 1 , S. Shah 3 , R. Raj 3 , A. Dalton 4 , J. Madden 5 , T. Mirfakhrai 5 , G. Spinks 6 , G. Wallace 6 , J. Barisci 6 , S. Dantas 7 , E. Munoz 8 , Ray Baughman 1
1 The NanoTech Institute, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, United States, 2 , Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas SP Brazil, 3 , University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States, 4 Physics, University of Surrey, Guildford United Kingdom, 5 , University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 6 , University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, 7 , Departmento de Fisica UFJF CEP, Minas Gerais Brazil, 8 , Instituto de Carboquimica, Zaragoza Saint Kitts and Nevis

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3:00 PM - C2.2
Chemo-electrical energy conversion of Adenosine triphosphate in a Biological Ion Transporter.

Vishnu Baba Sundaresan 1 , Donald Leo 1 , Brian Goode 1
1 Mechanical Engineering Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

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3:15 PM - C2.3
Two-phase Core/Polymer Shell Microcapsules Prepared by In Situ Polymerization for Electrophoretic Image Displays.

Ru Qiao 1 , Young Soo Kang 1
1 Department of Chemistry, Pukyong National Univ., Pusan Korea (the Republic of)

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3:30 PM -
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4:30 PM - C2.4
Nanocomposite with Very Large Electro-optic Effect and Widely Tunable Refractive Index.

Qin Chen 1 , Minren Lin 2 , Jonathan Lee 1 , Qiming Zhang 1 , Shizhuo Yin 1
1 Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Materials Research Lab, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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4:45 PM - C2.5
Thermally Tunable Bandgap in Polymer Photonic Crystal

Magdalena Nawrocka 1 , Tao Liu 1 , Roberto Panepucci 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States

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5:00 PM - C2.6
Fundamental Understanding of the van der Waals – London Dispersive Interactions Of Polymers From Optical Properties Determined Using Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectroscopy

Roger French 1 2 , K. Winey 2 , M. Yang 1 , Weiming Qiu 1
1 , DuPont Central Research, Wilmington, Delaware, United States, 2 Materials Science, University of Pennslyvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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5:15 PM - C2.7
Highly Ordered Polymer Films of an Amphiphilic, Regioregular Polythiophene Derivative

Jusroop Mattu 1 , Thomas Johansson 1 , Steven Holdcroft 1 , Gary Leach 1
1 Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

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5:30 PM - C2.8
Ionic Self-Assembled Organic Nonlinear Optical Films for Electro-optic Devices.

Cemil Durak 1 , Akhilesh Garg 2 , Kai Chen 1 , Hans Robinson 1 , Rick Davis 2 , Harry Gibson 3 , James Heflin 1
1 Dept. of Physics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States, 2 Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States, 3 Dept. of Chemistry, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

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C3: Poster Session: Smart Dielectric Polymers
Session Chairs
Qing Wang
Monday PM, November 27, 2006
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - C3.1
Radiation Dose Dependence of the Relaxor Ferroelectric P(VDF-TrFE) Copolymers Exposed to UV Radiation.

Cezar Welter 2 , Roberto Moreira 2 , Luiz Faria 1
2 Física, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil, 1 Materiais e Combustivel Nuclear, Centro de Desenvolvimento da Tecnologia Nuclear, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

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9:00 PM - C3.10
Energetics of a Wavy Crack in a low-k Dielectric Film Confined by Elastic Substrates.

Jae-Hyun Kim 1 2 , Youbo Lin 1 , Joost Vlassak 1
1 DEAS, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Nano-mechanical system research center, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - C3.11
Compact Polymer Actuators applied in Refreshable Braille Display Using P(VDF-TrFE-CFE) terpolymers

Sheng Liu 1 2 , Kailiang Ren 1 2 , Minren Lin 2 , Donald Natale 1 , Qiming Zhang 1 2
1 Department of Electrical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Materials Research Inititute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - C3.12
Femtosecond Laser Micromachining in Azopolymer Films.

Loren Cerami 1 , Cleber Mendonca 1 2 , Tommaso Baldacchini 1 , Eric Mazur 1
1 Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Department of Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Instituto de Física de São Carlos, Universidade de São Paulo, São Carlos, SP, Brazil

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9:00 PM - C3.13
Non-volatile Memory Based on Organic Field-Effect Transistors Using Chargeable Polymeric Gate Dielectrics

Kang-Jun Baeg 1 , Yong-Young Noh 2 , Jieun Ghim 1 , Seok-Ju Kang 1 , Hyemi Lee 1 , Dong-Yu Kim 1
1 Heeger Center for Advanced Materials (HCAM), Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Gwangju Korea (the Republic of), 2 OE Group, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, J J Thompson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0HE United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - C3.15
Novel Branched Structures for Optical and Electronic applications.

Meng Guo 1 , Theodore Goodson 1
1 , University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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9:00 PM - C3.16
Cylindrical Optical Waveguide Based Detection And Characterization Of Protein-Anti Protein Binding Events.

Vijay Sekhar Reddy Kovvuri 1 , Shalini Prasad 1 , Sudhaprasanna Kumar Padigi 1 , Ravi Kiran Kondama Reddy 1 , Andres LaRosa 2 , Kofi Asaante 2
1 Electrical and Computer Science, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, United States, 2 Department of Physics, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, United States

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9:00 PM - C3.17
Enzymatic Synthesis of Polypyrrole Films and Colloids.

Edgar Amaro 1 , Layza Arizmendi 2 1 , Maria Nicho 1 , Jorge Romero-Garcia 2 , Rodolfo Cruz-Silva 1
1 Laboratorio de Polimeros, Centro de Investigacion en Ingenieria y Ciencias Aplicadas, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, 2 Materiales Avanzados, Centro de Investigacion en Quimica Aplicada, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico

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9:00 PM - C3.18
Manufacturing and Performance Evaluation of Organized Carbon Nanotube-Parylene Multi-Functional Active Thin-Films.

MyungGwan Hahm 1 , Selvapraba Selvarasah 2 , Ernesto Lopez 1 , Chia-Ling Chen 2 , Yung Joon Jung 1 , Mehmet Dokmeci 2 , Sinan Muftu 1
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - C3.19
Influence of CNT on the Crystallization Behavior of P(VDF-CTFE) Copolymers

Xiaobing Shan 1 , Suiqiong Li 1 , Xin Yang 1 , Zhongyang Cheng 1
1 Materials Research and Education Center, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, United States

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9:00 PM - C3.2
Electrical and Microstructural Changes of β-PVDF under Different Processing Conditions by Scanning Force Microscopy

Senentxu Lanceros-Mendez 1 , J. Serrado Nunes 1 , V. Sencadas 1 , M. Belsley 1 , H. Beige 2 , A. Kouvatov 2 , P. Vilarinho 3 , A. Wu 3
1 Physics, University of Minho, Braga Portugal, 2 Physics, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle Germany, 3 Ceramic and Glass Engineering, University of Aveiro, Aveiro Portugal

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9:00 PM - C3.20
Multiple Relaxations in Poly (p-hydroxybenzoic acid-CO-ethylene terepthalate) Liquid Crystal Polymer: TSD Current Investigations.

Jitendra Quamara 1 , Sridharbabu Yarramaneni 1 , Geetika Goyal 1
1 Physics, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India

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9:00 PM - C3.21
Influence of the Crystallisation Kinetics on the Microstructural Properties of α-PVDF.

Marco Silva 1 , Vitor Sencadas 1 , Anabela Rolo 1 , Ana Machado 2 , Senentxu Lanceros-Mendéz 1
1 Physics, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Braga, Portugal, 2 IPC, IPC - Instituto de Polímeros e Compósitos, Universidade do Minho, Guimarães Portugal

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9:00 PM - C3.3
High Piezoelectric d31 Coefficient in Poly(vinylidene fluoride – hexafluoropropylene) Copolymers and its Nanocomposites.

Bret Neese 1 3 , Baojin Chu 1 3 , Xin Zhou 2 3 , Sheng Liu 2 3 , Kailiang Ren 2 3 , Qing Wang 1 3 , Qiming Zhang 2 1 3 , Cheng Huang 4 , Howard Katz 4
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Materials Research Institute, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Department of Electrical Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 4 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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9:00 PM - C3.4
Dielectric Breakdown Properties of Organic-Inorganic Polymer Nanocomposites.

Lei Zhu 1 2 , Li Cui 1 2 , Amanda Feldman 1 , Gobinda Saha 1 3 , Alexandru Asandei 1 3 , Chunchuan Xu 1 , Steven Boggs 1
1 Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 2 Department of Chemical, Materials, and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 3 Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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9:00 PM - C3.5
Melt Crystallization of Nanocomposites of Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride) with OMS.

Bedriye Gunduz 1 , Peggy Cebe 1 , Debeshu Amare 2 , Robert Alpern 4 , Jennifer Crawford 1 , Breanna Dolan 3 , Stacey Jones 2 , Ryan Kobylarz 2 , Matthew Reveley 1
1 Physics, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Chemistry, Gallaudet University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 4 Mechanical Eng., Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, United States, 3 Biotechnology, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - C3.6
Dielectric Properties of PVDF-based Polymer/ZrO2 Nanocomposites

Baojin Chu 1 , Bret Neese 1 , Xin Zhou 2 1 , Minren Lin 1 , Qiming Zhang 2 1
1 Materials Research Institute, The Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Electrical Engineering Department, The Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - C3.7
Influence of Particle Size and Thickness of Material on Anti-voltage Strength of Energy-storage Composite.

Dabing Luo 1 , Yan Guo 1 , Hanxing Liu 1
1 State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials’ Synthesis and Processing, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China

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9:00 PM - C3.8
Cyclolinear Polycarbosilane Graft Copolymers as Potential Low Dielectric Materials.

Jaeyong Hyun 1 , Junwon Han 1 , Chang Ryu 1 , Leonard Interrante 1
1 Chemistry, Rensselare polytechnic institute, Troy, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - C3.9
Effect of Molecular Structure of Scavengers on Copper Diffusion Deterrence in Low k Film.

Yutaka Nomura 1 , Daisuke Ryuzaki 2 , Mitsumasa Koyanagi 3
1 , Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Hitachi-shi, Ibaraki, Japan, 2 , Hitachi, Ltd., Kokubunji-shi, Tokyo, Japan, 3 , Tohoku University, Sendai-shi, Miyagi, Japan

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2006-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Vivek Bharti 3M Company
Zhongyang Cheng Auburn University
Qiming M. Zhang The Pennsylvania State University
Yoseph Bar-Cohen Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Gerhard M. Sessler Darmstadt University of Technology
C4: High-K and Low-K Materials
Session Chairs
Zhongyang Cheng
Reimund Gerhard-Multhaupt
Tuesday AM, November 28, 2006
Room 201 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **C4.1
Ferroelectric Polymers with Chemically Tunable Dielectric Constants.

YingYing Lu 1 , Jason Claude 1 , Qiming Zhang 1 , Qing Wang 1
1 Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:15 AM - C4.3
Novel Fluorinated Low-Dielectric Constant Photodefinable Polymers for Low-Temperature Polymer Processing

Michael Romeo 1 , Kazuhiro Yamanaka 1 2 , Kazuhiko Maeda 2 , Clifford Henderson 1
1 School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 2 , Central Glass Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan

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10:30 AM - C4.4
``Green" Processing for Creating Low-k Metalizable Polymer Films using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide.

Tadanori Koga 1 , John Jerome 1 , Chelsea Gordon 2 , Maya Endoh 1 , Miriam Rafailovich 1
1 , Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 2 , Half Hollow Hills High School, Dix Hills, New York, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - C4.6
Diagnostic of the Self-healing Effect in P(VDF-TrFE-CFE) Terpolymer Coated with PEDOT Conducting Polymer Electrode.

Kailiang Ren 1 2 , Sheng Liu 1 2 , Minren Lin 2 , Qiming Zhang 1 2
1 Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Material Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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11:45 AM - C4.7
Polymeric Electret Nanostructures and Biomaterials for Advanced Electronics and Biomedicine

Cheng Huang 1 , James West 2 , Shawn Lim 3 , Howard Katz 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering Department, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2 Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 3 Biomedical Engineering Department, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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12:00 PM - C4.8
Dielectric Properties of CuPc Based Composites: A First Principles Computational Study.

Ning Shi 1 , Rampi Ramprasad 1
1 Institue of Materials Science, Department of Chemical, Materials and Biomolecular engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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12:15 PM - C4.9
Parylene C used as Insulating Hydrophobic Layerfor Liquid Lenses based on Electrowetting.

Julien Legrand 1 , Mathieu Maillard 1 , Jérôme Peseux 1 , Gaetan Liogier 1 , Franck Amiot 1 , Jean-Christophe Robert 1 , Bruno Berge 1
1 , VARIOPTIC, Lyon France

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12:30 PM - C4.10
Study of High-K Dielectric Layers on Porphyrin Polymers for Multi-state Charge Storage.

Srivardhan Gowda 1 , Guru Mathur 1 , Zhong Chen 1 , Veena Misra 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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12:45 PM - C4.11
Synthesis and Dielectric Characterization of Poly Chloro-para-xylene Thin Films.

Pratyush Tewari 1 , Michael Lanagan 1
1 Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Pennsyalvania State University, University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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C5: Dielectric Composites
Session Chairs
Takeo Furukawa
T.J. Marks
Tuesday PM, November 28, 2006
Room 201 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **C5.1
Microstructure-Based Simulation of the Dielectric Properties of Polymer-Ceramic Composites for Capacitor Applications.

Jeffrey Calame 1
1 Electronics Science and Technology Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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3:00 PM - **C5.2
High-dielectric Constant Polymer Composites.

Ce-Wen Nan 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing China

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3:30 PM - C5.3
A Study of the Microwave Dielectric Behavior and Microstucture of Electrically Lossy Al2O3-Precursor-Derived-SiC Composites.

Jacob Battat 1 , Jeffrey Calame 1
1 , Naval Research Laboratory, Washington , District of Columbia, United States

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3:45 PM - C5.4
Fabrication of Energy Storage Media BST/PVDF-PAn

Dabing Luo 1 , Yan Guo 1 , Hanxing Liu 1
1 State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials’ Synthesis and Processing, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China

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4:00 PM -
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4:30 PM - C5.5
Double-percolating Ferrite-Ni-polymer Composites with Enhanced Permittivity and Permeability.

Yang Shen 1 , Bao-Wen Li 1 , Ce-Wen Nan 1
1 materials science and engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, Beijing, China

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4:45 PM - C5.6
Hydrophobic Dielectrics of Fluoropolymer / BaTiO3 Nanocomposites for Low-Voltage and Charge-Storing Electrowetting Devices.

Murali Kilaru 1 , Gui Lin 1 , James Mark 1 , Jason Heikenfeld 1
1 , Univ. of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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5:00 PM - C5.7
Dielectric Properties of CaCu3Ti4O12–P(VDF-TrFE) Composite

Xiaobing Shan 1 , Xin Yang 1 , Kewei Zhang 1 , Zhongyang Cheng 1
1 Materials Research and Education Center, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, United States

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5:15 PM - C5.8
Observation of High-density Charge Storage in Hybrid Silicon/Molecular Electronic Devices with Organic Polymers.

Srivardhan Gowda 1 , Zhong Chen 1 , Guru Mathur 1 , Veena Misra 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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5:30 PM - C5.9
Dielectric Relaxation Studies of Nanoscopically Confined PEO/Li+ Complexes.

Georgios Polizos 1 , Andreas Schönhals 2 , Evangelos Manias 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , Federal Institute of Materials Research and Testing, Berlin Germany

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5:45 PM - C5.10
Assembly of Oxidic Nanoparticles and Polymethylmethacrylate Beads.

Simone Herth 1 2
1 Faculty of Physics, University Bielefeld, Bielefeld Germany, 2 Rensselaer Nanotechnology Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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2006-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Vivek Bharti 3M Company
Zhongyang Cheng Auburn University
Qiming M. Zhang The Pennsylvania State University
Yoseph Bar-Cohen Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Gerhard M. Sessler Darmstadt University of Technology
C6: Devices
Session Chairs
Siegfried Bauer
Qiming Zhang
Wednesday AM, November 29, 2006
Room 201 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **C6.1
ERPs Based Wearable Haptic Systems.

Danilo DeRossi 1
1 Interdepartmental Research, University of Pisa, Pisa Italy

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10:00 AM - **C6.2
Pyroelectric Detection of Ferroelectric Heating in a VDF/TrFE Copolymer Film.

Takeo Furukawa 1 , Yuuji Ikezaki 1 , Takashi Nakajima 1 , Yoshiyuki Takahashi 1
1 Faculty of Science, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo Japan

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10:30 AM - C6.3
Fabrication and Use of Electroactive Polymer Ribbon Actuators.

Tim Fofonoff 1 , Ian Hunter 1
1 BioInstrumentation Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:45 AM - C6.4
Design and Characterization of Electroactive Polymer Based Composites for Mechanosensors.

Jin Wang 1 , Chunye Xu 2 , Minoru Taya 2 1 , Yasuo Kuga 3
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 3 Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - C6.5
Spray Cast Silicone and Polyurethane Dielectric Actuators.

Jeffrey Szabo 1 , John Hiltz 1 , Jacob Leidner 2 , Jason Massey 2
1 Emerging Materials Section, DRDC Atlantic, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2 , Bodycote Materials Testing Canada, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

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11:45 AM - C6.6
Dynamic Behavior Investigation of the Piezoelectric PVDF for Flexible Finger Printing.

Wen Yang Chang 1 2 , Ying-Hui Cheng 1 , Chun-Hsun Chu 1 , Ying-Chiang Hu 1
1 , Industrial Technology Research Institute, Tainan Taiwan, 2 Department of Engineering Science, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan Taiwan

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12:00 PM - C6.7
Dielectric Polymer with High Electric Energy Density and Fast Discharge Speed

Xin Zhou 1 , Baojin Chu 2 3 , Kailiang Ren 1 , Bret Neese 2 3 , Minren Lin 3 , Qing Wang 2 3 , Qiming Zhang 1 2 3
1 Electrical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering Department, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Materials Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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12:15 PM - C6.8
Actuation of Self Assembled, Porous Films of Poly(3-hexylthiophene).

Priam Pillai 1 , Patrick Anquetil 1 , Ian Hunter 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:30 PM - C6.9
Novel Highly Fluorinated Poly(Arylene Ether-1,3,4-Oxadiazole)s, Their Preparation and Sensory Properties to Fluoride Anion.

Jianfu Ding 1 , Michael Day 1
1 Institute for Chemical Process and Environmental Technology, Natioanl Research Council Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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12:45 PM - C6.10
Actuation Based on Π-stacking Intermolecular Interactions

Miklos Kertesz 1 , Gyoosoon Park 2 1 , Jingsong Huang 1
1 Chemistry, Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 Chemistry, Kookmin University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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C7: CNT and EAP
Session Chairs
Ray Baughman
Ce-Wen Nan
Wednesday PM, November 29, 2006
Room 201 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **C7.1
Ionic Polymer Conductor Nano-Composites as Distributed Nanosensors, Nanoactuators and Artificial Muscles - A Review.

Mohsen Shahinpoor 1
1 Environmental Robots, Inc., Biomedical Products Division, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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3:00 PM - **C7.2
Hybrid Organic Dielectrics for Flexible, Low Voltage Thin-Film Transistors and Charge Storage Applications.

Tobin Marks 1
1 , Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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3:30 PM - C7.3
The Direct Correlation of Electrical and Mechanical Properties of Electrically Conducting Polymers by Conductive-Nanoindentation.

Ryan Major 1 , David Vodnick 1 , Oden Warren 1 , Syed Asif 1
1 , Hysitron Inc, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States

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3:45 PM - C7.4
Conductive Polymer Driven Catheter.

Tina Shoa Hassani Lashidani 1 , Victor Yang 2 , John Madden 1
1 AMPEL, Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2 , Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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4:00 PM -
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4:30 PM - C7.5
A Study on Formation of Needle-like Polyanilines.

Woo-Hyuk Jung 1 , Dong-Young Kim 2 , Young-Moo Kim 3 , Stephen McCarthy 1
1 Plastics Engineering Department, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Photo Electronic Materials Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 3 Department of Industrial Chemistry, Hanyang University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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4:45 PM - C7.6
Polarization Induced Surface Chemical Kinetics of Kapton-H Polyimide.

Satish Mahna 1 , Pushkar Raj 1 , Balbhadra Kaushik 1
1 Physics, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India

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5:00 PM - C7.7
Native Domain Orientation and Local, Reversible Polarisation Switching in Ferroelectric Polymer Nanotubes.

Markus Geuss 1 4 , Martin Steinhart 1 , Yun Luo 1 , Petra Goering 1 , Andreas Rhein 3 , Ralf Wehrsphon 3 , Thomas Thurn-Albrecht 2 , Klaus Rademann 4 , Ulrich Goesele 1
1 , Max-Plank-Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle (Saale) Germany, 4 Institute of Chemistry, Humboldt University, Berlin Germany, 3 Institute of Physics, University of Paderborn, Paderborn Germany, 2 Institute of Physics, Martin Luther University, Halle (Saale) Germany

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5:15 PM - C7.8
Multi-Scale Modeling of Ferroelectric Polymers

Rajeev Ahluwalia 1 , Michael Sullivan 2 , Jianwei Zheng 2 , David Srolovitz 3 , Alfred Huan 1 , Ping Wu 2 , Takehisa Ishida 4 , Kanzo Okada 4 , Sunil Bhangale 4
1 , Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore Singapore, 2 , Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore Singapore, 3 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 4 , SONY ELECTRONICS (Singapore), Singapore Singapore

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5:30 PM - C7.9
Effect of DC Glow Discharge Treatment on Surface Resistivity of Thin Films of Polypropylene (PP) and Polystyrene (PS).

Rajesh Kumar 1 , Vineet Sharma 1
1 Physics, Jaypee University Of Information Technology, Solan, H.P, India

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5:45 PM - C7.10
Nano-Structural Control of Molecular-Pore Stacked (MPS) SiOCH Films Using Plasma Copolymerization Reaction.

Hironori Yamamoto 1 , Fuminori Ito 1 , Munehiro Tada 1 , Tsuneo Takeuchi 1 , Naoya Furutake 1 , Yoshihiro Hayashi 1
1 , NEC Corporation, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan

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