Meetings & Events

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 G : Fibrillar Aggregates as Materials---Assembly, Properties, and Applications

2006-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Moneesh Upmanyu Colorado School of Mines
L. Mahadevan Harvard University
Cait MacPhee Cambridge University
Jonathan V. Selinger Kent State University
G1: Carbon Nanotubes and Other Inorganic Nanofibers
Session Chairs
Moneesh Upmanyu
Wednesday AM, November 29, 2006
Room 309 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **G1.1
Novel Approaches for the Prediction of Atomic Structure of Quasi-1D Nanostructures.

Cristian Ciobanu 1
1 Division of Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, GOlden, Colorado, United States

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10:00 AM - *G1.2
Biomimetic Nanofibers Produced by a Solution-Precursor-Solid (SPS) Mechanism

Matthew Olszta 1 2 , Sara Jensen 1 , Laurie Gower 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 2 Materials Science & Engineering, Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:30 AM - **G1.4
Solid-State Assembly of Carbon Nanotube Sheets

Mei Zhang 1 , Shaoli Fang 1 , Anvar Zakhidov 1 , Sergey Lee 1 , Ali Aliev 1 , Christopher Williams 1 , Ken Atkinson 2 , Ray Baughman 1
1 Nanotech Institute, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, United States, 2 , CSIRO Textile & Fibre Technology, Belmont, Victoria, Australia

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **G1.5
Engineering Carbon Nanotube Architectures for Applications

Pulickel Ajayan 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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12:00 PM - G1.6
Self-assembled Multi Wall Carbon Nanotubes Forming Macroporous 3D Architectures.

Francisco del Monte 1 , Maria Gutierrez 1 , Maria Hortigüela 1 , Zaira Garcia-Carvajal 1 , Ilida Ortega 1 , Matias Jobbagy 1 , Maria Ferrer 1
1 , Institute for Materials Science at Madrid (ICMM), Spanish Research Council (CSIC), Madrid Spain

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12:15 PM - G1.7
High Performance Carbon Nanotube Fibres Directly Spun from the CVD Reaction Zone.

Marcelo Motta 1 , Anna Moisala 1 , Krzysztof Koziol 1 , Juan Vilatela 1 , Ian Kinloch 1 , Alan Windle 1
1 Dept. of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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12:30 PM - G1.8
Interactions Between Carbon Nanotubes and Bacteria

Pavan Raja 1 , Anurag Sharma 2 , Pulickel Ajayan 3 , Omkaram Nalamasu 3 4 5
1 Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Earth and Environmental Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 4 Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 5 Center for Integrated Electronics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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12:45 PM - G1.9
Effect of Aggregation on the Rheological Properties of Carbon Nanotube Dispersions

Sameer Rahatekar 1 2 , Jeffrey Gilman 2 , K. Koziol 1 , J. Elliott 1 , M. Shaffer 3 , S. Butler 4 , M. Mackley 4 , A. Windle 1
1 Materials Sceince and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 Fire Research Division, National Institue of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 3 Department of Chemistry, Imperial College, London United Kingdom, 4 Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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G2: Amyloid Fibrils and Other Helical Fibrillar Aggregates
Session Chairs
Jonathan Selinger
Wednesday PM, November 29, 2006
Room 303 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - G2.1
Aggregating Proteins as Building Blocks for Molecular Devices

Wojciech Dzwolak 1 , Urszula Narkiewicz 2 , Witold Lojkowski 1
1 Institute of High Pressure Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw Poland, 2 Institute of Chemical and Environment Engineering, Szczecin University of Technology, Szczecin Poland

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2:45 PM - G2.2
Poly(Glu) and Poly(Glu:Ala) Fibril Formation and CaCO3 Templating Ability.

Martin Colaco 1 , Jun Park 1 , Harvey Blanch 1
1 Chemical Engineering, UC-Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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3:00 PM - G2.3
Amyloid Fibrils for Alignment and Assembly of Conjugated Polyelectrolytes into Nanowire Geometries

Anna Herland 1 , Per Björk 1 , K Peter R Nilsson 1 , Ralph Hania 2 , Ivan G Scheblykin 2 , Per Hammarström 3 , Olle Inganäs 1
1 Biomolecular and Organic Electronics, IFM, Linkoping Sweden, 2 , Chemical Physics, Lund Sweden, 3 Chemistry, IFM, Linkoping Sweden

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3:15 PM - G2.4
Assembly of β-Sheet Fibrils with Desired Morphology via Designed Peptides.

Matthew Lamm 1 , Karthikan Rajagopal 2 , Ronak Rughani 2 , Joel Schneider 2 , Darrin Pochan 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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3:30 PM -
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4:00 PM - G2.5
Nanostructure and Nanomechanical Studies of Peptide Glucagon Fibrils by Atomic Force Microscopy.

Mingdong Dong 1 2 , Daniel Otzen 1 3 , Flemming Besenbacher 1 2
1 Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center , University of Aarhus, Aarhus Denmark, 2 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Aarhus, Aarhus Denmark, 3 Department of Life Sciences, Aalborg University, Aalborg Denmark

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4:15 PM - G2.6
Shape Selection in Self-Assembled Chiral Membranes: New Mechanism Based on the Flexoelectric Effect.

Zhao Lu 1 , Robin Selinger 1 , Jonathan Selinger 1
1 Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, United States

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4:30 PM - G2.7
Charged Helical Patterns on the Surface Nanofibers and the Salt-induced Melting of the Nanopatterns.

Kevin Kohlstedt 1 , Francisco Solis 1 , Graziano Vernizzi 1 , Monica Olvera de la Cruz 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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4:45 PM - G2.8
Liquid-crystalline Collagen Phase Leading to Dense Ordered Matrices.

Frederic Gobeaux 1 2 , Emmanuel Belamie 1 , Gervaise Mosser 1 , Patrick Davidson 2 , Pierre Panine 3 , Marie-Madeleine Giraud-Guille 1
1 Chimie de la Matière Condensée UMR 7574, CNRS-UPMC-EPHE, Paris France, 2 Laboratoire de Physique du Solide UMR 8502, CNRS-UPS XI, Orsay France, 3 High Brilliance Beamline ID2, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble France

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G3: Poster Session: Fibrillar Materials
Session Chairs
Moneesh Upmanyu
Wednesday PM, November 29, 2006
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - G3.1
Fabrication of Nanotapes by Solution-based Nanocoating Process (III)-Silver Nanotapes Prepared by Electroless Plating.

Kentaro Miyoshi 1 , Shigenori Fujikawa 1 , Toyoki Kunitake 1
1 Innovative Nanopatterning Laboratory, RIKEN, Saitama Japan

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9:00 PM - G3.2
Fabrication of Nanotapes by Solution-based Nanocoating Process (I)-Metal Oxide Nanotapes with the Binary Compositions of SiO2 and TiO2.

Rie Takaki 1 , Shigenori Fujikawa 1 , Toyoki Kunitake 1
1 Innovative Nanopatterning Laboratory, RIKEN, Wako Japan

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9:00 PM - G3.3
Fabrication of Nanotapes by Solution-based Nanocoating Process (II)-Nanotapes with the Compositions of Polymers and Metal Oxides.

Shigenori Fujikawa 1 , Rie Takaki 1 , Toyoki Kunitake 1
1 Topochemical Design Lab./Innovative Nanopatterning Lab, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama, Japan

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9:00 PM - G3.4
Preparation of Long Monocrystalline Silicon Carbide Fibers by Sol-Gel Process.

Bettina Friedel 1 , Siegmund Greulich-Weber 1
1 Department of Physics, University of Paderborn, Paderborn Germany

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9:00 PM - G3.5
Characterization of Repetitive and Block-Copolymerized Polypeptides.

Seiichiro Higashiya 1 , Natalya Topilina 1 , John Welch 1
1 Chemistry, University at Albany, Albany, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - G3.6
Kinetics and Morphology of Carbon Nanotube Aggregation from Charged Supramolecular Complexes.

Harsh Chaturvedi 2 , Andrea Giordano 1 , Ryan Phillips 1 , Thomas Younts 1 , Jordan Poler 1 2
2 Center for Optoelectronics and Optical Communications, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 1 Chemistry, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - G3.7
Electrochemical Synthesis of Superhydrophobic Conducting Polyaniline Films Consisting of Helical Sub-Micron Fibers

Lianbin Xu 1 , Zhongwei Chen 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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2006-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Moneesh Upmanyu Colorado School of Mines
L. Mahadevan Harvard University
Cait MacPhee Cambridge University
Jonathan V. Selinger Kent State University
G4: Protein Fibrillar Networks and Other Organic Fibers
Session Chairs
Cait MacPhee
Thursday AM, November 30, 2006
Room 303 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - G4.1
Self-Assembled Peptide Structures: from Fibers to Hydrogels.

Antonios Konstantopolous 1 , Amran Mohammed 2 , Alberto Saiani 1 2 , Aline Miller 1
1 School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom, 2 School of Materials, University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom

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9:45 AM - G4.2
Thermo-Reversible Protein Fibrillar Hydrogels as Cell Scaffolds

Hui Yan 1 , Julie Gough 2 , Alberto Saiani 2 , Aline Miller 1
1 School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom, 2 School of Materials, University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom

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10:00 AM - G4.3
Collagen and Fibrin Microthreads in a Discrete Thread Model of in Vitro ACL Scaffold Regeneration.

Kevin Cornwell 1 2 , George Pins 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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10:15 AM - G4.4
Design and Fabrication of a Multiphase Osteochondral Scaffold.

Brendan Harley 1 , Andrew Lynn 2 , Zachary Wissner-Gross 1 , William Bonfield 2 , Ioannis Yannas 1 , Lorna Gibson 3
1 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Cambridge University, Cambridge United Kingdom, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:30 AM -
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11:00 AM - G4.5
Enzyme-Triggered Self-Assembly of Peptide Hydrogels.

Rein Ulijn 1 , Andrew Smith 1 , Richard Williams 1
1 School of Materials, University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom

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11:15 AM - G4.6
Structural Polymorphism of the Actin-espin System: A Prototypical System of Filaments and Linkers in Stereocilia.

Kirstin Purdy 1 , James Bartles 2 , Gerard Wong 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, United States

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11:30 AM - G4.7
Effects of Fabrication Parameters on the Mechanical Strength of Cellulose Nanocrystal-Polymer Composite Thin Films.

Lang Sui 1 , Paul Podsiadlo 2 , Nicholas Kotov 3 2 1 , John Kieffer 1
1 Material Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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11:45 AM - G4.8
Coaxial Electrospinning of Nanofibers with Phase Change Properties

Jesse McCann 1 , Manuel Marquez 2 , Younan Xia 1
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 2 INEST, PMUSA, Richmond, Virginia, United States

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12:00 PM - G4.9
Electrochemical Organic Transistors Integrated on 3D Mirco Thread Networks.

Mahiar Hamedi 1 , Robert Forchheimer 2 , Olle Inganas 1
1 Biomolecular and Organic Electronics, IFM, Linkoping Sweden, 2 , ISY, Linkoping Sweden

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