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2007 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 26 - 30, 2007  | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Duane Dimos, Mary Galvin, David Mooney, Konrad Samwer

Symposium C : Quantitative Electron Microscopy for Materials Science

2007-11-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Etienne Snoeck CEMES-CNRS
Rafal Dunin-Borkowski Technical University of Denmark
Johan Verbeeck University of Antwerp
Ulrich Dahmen Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
C1: Mapping of Electronic States and Local Bonding and Elemental Mapping I
Session Chairs
G. Botton
Uli Dahmen
Rafal Dunin-Borkowski
J. Silcox
Etienne Snoeck
Jo Verbeeck
Monday PM, November 26, 2007
Back Bay D (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - C1:Analytical I
Opening Remarks by Organizers

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9:45 AM - **C1.1
Probing the Chemistry and Bonding of Nanoscale Materials with High-Resolution Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy.

Gianluigi Botton 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, BIMR, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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10:15 AM - **C1.2
Semiconductor Band-gap Measurements Using Electron Energy-loss Spectroscopy.

Peter vanAken 1 , Wilfried Sigle 1 , Lin Gu 1 , Vesna Srot 1 , Christoph Koch 1
1 Stuttgart Center for Electron Microscopy, Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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10:45 AM - C1.3
The Electronic Structure of the 2D Spin Gap System SrCu2(BO3)2 : EELS Experiments and Ab initio Band Structure Calculations.

Guillaume Radtke 1 , Andres Saul 2
1 Laboratoire TECSEN - CNRS, Université Paul Cézanne Aix Marseille III, Marseille France, 2 Centre de Recherche en Matière Condensée et Nanosciences - CNRS, Campus de Luminy, Marseille France

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - **C1.4
Chemical Mapping on a Nanometer Length Scale.

Werner Grogger 1 , Bernhard Schaffer 1 , Gerald Kothleitner 1 , Ferdinand Hofer 1
1 FELMI, Graz University of Technology, Graz Austria

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12:00 PM - C1.5
EELS Quantitative Analysis of AlGaN and GaN Nanowires Grown by Ni Promoted MBE on Sapphire Substrate.

Leonardo Lari 1 , Robert Murray 1 , Mhairi Gass 2 , Timothy Bullough 1 , Paul Chalker 1 , Caroline Chreze 3 , Lutz Geelhaar 3 , Henning Riechert 3
1 Engineering, University of Liverpool, Liverpool United Kingdom, 2 , SuperSTEM Laboratory, STFC Daresbury, WA4 4AD, Daresbury United Kingdom, 3 , Qimonda D-81730, Munich and NaMLab, D-01099 , Dresden Germany

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12:15 PM - C1.6
HRTEM and STEM-EELS Studies of Ba1-xSrxTiO3 Multilayered Films.

David McComb 1 , Yiqian Wang 1 , James Perkins 1 , Peter Petrov 1 , Neil Alford 1
1 Materials and London Centre for Nanotechnology, Imperial College London, London United Kingdom

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12:30 PM - C1.7
Quantification Of EELS Spectra: Converting Spectra To Numbers.

Jo Verbeeck 1 , Giovanni Bertoni 1 , Sandra Van Aert 1
1 Physics, EMAT, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium

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C2: In-situ Measurements of Properties, Reaction Rates and Mechanisms
Session Chairs
Uli Dahmen
E. Stach
Monday PM, November 26, 2007
Back Bay D (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **C2.1
Imaging Individual Organic Molecules by High-contrast Microscopy.

Kazu Suenaga 1
1 , AIST, Tsukuba Japan

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3:00 PM - **C2.2
Quantifying Nucleation Processes During the Growth of Semiconducting Nanowires and Carbon Nanotubes.

Eric Stach 1 , Bong Joong Kim 1 , Jerry Tersoff 2 , Sueng Min Kim 1 , Suneel Kodambaka 3 2 , Dmitri Zakharov 1 , Benji Maruyama 4 , Frances Ross 2
1 School of Materials Engineering and Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 2 , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, 4 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Wright Patterson Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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3:30 PM - C2.3
Fractal Aspects Related to the Oxidation of Cu(111).

Guangwen Zhou 1 , Xidong Chen 2 3 , Judith Yang 4
1 Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States, 2 Department of Science and Mathematics, Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio, United States, 3 Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 4 Mechanical Engineering and Matierials Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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3:45 PM - C2.4
Transient Cellular Structure is Revealed using Nanosecond in situ TEM.

Judy Kim 1 2 , Thomas LaGrange 1 , Bryan Reed 1 , Nigel Browning 1 2 , Geoffrey Campbell 1
1 Chemistry, Materials, & Life Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, Univ. of California, Davis, California, United States

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4:00 PM - *
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4:30 PM - C2.5
In situ TEM Study of Site-specific Deposition of Au and Ag on Reconstructed m-plane Sapphire.

Joysurya Basu 1 , Divakar Ramachandran 3 , N. Ravishankar 4 , C. Carter 1
1 Chemical, Materials Science & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 3 Metallurgy & Materials Group, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam India, 4 Materials Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India

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4:45 PM - C2.6
In-situ Studies of Martensitic Phase Transformations using the Dynamic Transmission Electron Microscope.

Thomas LaGrange 1 , Geoffery Campbell 1 , Patrice Turchi 1 , Bryan Reed 1 , Nigel Browning 1 2 , Judy Kim 1 , Mitra Taheri 1 , J. Brad Pesavento 1 , Wayne King 1
1 Chemistry Materaials and Life Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States

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5:00 PM - C2.7
The Dynamic TEM for Controlled Ultrafast Studies of the Structural Evolution of Nanoscale Electronic and Catalytic Materials.

Mitra Taheri 1 , Bryan Reed 1 , Thomas LaGrange 1 , Nigel Browning 1 2
1 Chemistry, Materials & Life Sciences Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California-Davis, Davis, California, United States

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5:15 PM - C2.8
In-situ Observation of Giant Diffusivity Along Dislocation Cores.

Marc Legros 1
1 , CEMES-CNRS, Toulouse France

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5:30 PM - C2.9
Measuring the Mechanical Response of Individual Nano Structures through in situ, Quantitative TEM Deformation Tests.

Zhiwei Shan 1 2 , Andy Minor 2 , S.A. Syed Asif 1 , Oden Warren 1
1 R&D, Hysitron Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 2 National Center for Electron Microscopy, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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5:45 PM - C2.10
In situ TEM Observation of Brownian Motion of Au Nanocrystals in Liquid Thin Films.

H. Zheng 1 2 3 , S. Claridge 3 , A. Minor 1 2 , P. Alivisatos 1 2 3 , U. Dahmen 1 2
1 National Center for Electron Microscopy, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Materials Sciences Divsion, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States

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C3: Poster Session: Analytical TEM
Session Chairs
Tuesday AM, November 27, 2007
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - C3.1
Verifying the Presence of Low Levels of Neptunium in a Uranium Matrix with Electron Energy-Loss Spectroscopy.

Edgar Buck 1 , Richard Wittman 1
1 , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States

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9:00 PM - C3.2
Radiolytic Purification of CaO by Electron Beams.

Andre Mkhoyan 1 , John Silcox 1 , Michael McGuire 2 , Francis Disalvo 3
1 Applied Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 Physics Department, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 3 Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - C3.3
Segregation versus Precipitate Chemistry: Activities at Work in Polycrystalline Ceramics.

Ceren Ozaydin 1 , Oguz Armagan 1 , Aysun Karaoglu 1 , Mehmet Gulgun 1 , Saso Sturm 2 , Vesna Srot 3 , Manfred Ruhle 3 , Peter van Aken 3
1 FENS, Sabanci University, Istanbul Turkey, 2 Department for Nanostructured Materials, Josef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana Slovenia, 3 StEM, Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart Germany

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9:00 PM - C3.4
Quantitative Analysis of Nano-Particulates in Fully Radioactive Hanford Tank Sludges

Edgar Buck 1 , Kathryn Draper 1 , Richard Wittman 1 , Ken Czerwinski 2
1 , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States, 2 , University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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9:00 PM - C3.5
The Estimation of Magnetic Energy Distribution in Polycrystalline Sputtered CoCrTa Magnetic Thin Films from EFTEM Data.

Jafar Al-Sharab 1 , James Wittig 2 , James Bentley 3 , Neal Evans 3
1 Ceramic and Material Science, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 2 Electrical and Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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9:00 PM - C3.6
Origin of High Specific Capacity in Li1.2Mn0.4Fe0.4O2 Positive Electrode Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries Studies by STEM-EELS, HRTEM and NBED.

Jun Kikkawa 1 , Tomoki Akita 1 , Mitsuharu Tabuchi 1 , Masahiro Shikano 1 , Kuniaki Tatsumi 1 , Masanori Kohyama 1
1 Research Institute for Ubiquitous Energy Devices, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Ikeda, Osaka, Japan

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9:00 PM - C3.7
The Determination of Optical Properties of Semiconductors Using EELS.

Michael Stoeger-Pollach 1 , Anita Laister 2 , Peter Schattschneider 2 1
1 Service Centre for TEM, Vienna Univ. of Technology, Vienna Austria, 2 Inst. of Solid State Physics, USTEM, Vienna Univ. of Technology, Vienna Austria

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9:00 PM - C3.8
Extending the Resolution Limits for Quantitative Electron Spectroscopic Imaging of Radiation-Sensitive Soft Materials.

Sergey Yakovlev 1 , Matthew Libera 1
1 CBME, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken , New Jersey, United States

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C4: Poster Session: SEM/LEEM I
Session Chairs
Tuesday AM, November 27, 2007
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - C4.1
Quantitative, Local Measurements of Surface Adsorbate Concentrations using Low-energy Electron Microscopy.

Kevin McCarty 1 , Juan de la Figuera 2 , Norman Bartelt 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States, 2 , Instituto de Química-Física “Rocasolano”, CSIC, Madrid Spain

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9:00 PM - C4.2
Engineering a Quantitative Dopant Profiling Technique in the SEM.

Augustus Chee 1 , Conny Rodenburg 2 , Colin Humphreys 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 Department of Engineering Materials, University of Sheffield, Sheffield United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - C4.4
Digital Image Processing and MEB (BSE) Techniques in the Identification and Quantification of Minerals Phases Present in Cement and Concrete.

Nicanor Prendes 1 , Esperanza Menendez 2
1 Petrology & Mineralogy, CEDEX -- Ministerio Fomento, Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 2 Materials & Construction, Eduardo Torroja Institute for Construccion Science, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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9:00 PM - C4:SEM/LEEM
C4.3 Transferred to C15.3

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C5: Poster Session: In-situ
Session Chairs
Uli Dahmen
E. Stach
Tuesday AM, November 27, 2007
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - C5.1
In situ TEM Study on the Formation Process of Iron Silicide Nanoparticles on Si Substrate.

Jonghan Won 1 , Andras Kovacs 1 , Manabu Ishimaru 1 , Yoshihiko Hirotsu 1
1 , The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research (ISIR), Osaka University, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan

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9:00 PM - C5.2
Overcoming Challenges in Materials Science: Performing in-situ Fatigue Testing in the Large Chamber Scanning Electron Microscope.

Martin Klein 1
1 , VisiTec Microtechnik, Grevesmuehlen, M-VP, Germany

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9:00 PM - C5.3
Oxidation Kinetics of Cu-Ni Alloy Observed by in situ UHV-TEM.

Li Sun 1 , Guangwen Zhou 1 , John Pearson 2 , Judith Yang 1
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - C5.4
In-Situ Tensile-Creep Testing of Structural Alloys.

Carl Boehlert 1 , Sara Longanbach 1 , Matthew Nowell 2 , Stuart Wright 2
1 Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States, 2 , EDAX-TSL, Draper, Utah, United States

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9:00 PM - C5.5
Nanoscale Characterization of Local Stresses and Dislocation Configurations in Undulated Si1-xGex/Si(100) Thin Films.

Chi-Chin Wu 1 , Eric Stach 2 , Robert Hull 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 2 School of Materials Engineering and Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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9:00 PM - C5.6
Creating Suspended Atomic Chains Composed of Different Atoms from HRTEM Experiments.

Jefferson Bettini 2 , Fernando Sato 1 , Pablo Coura 3 , Socrates Dantas 3 , Douglas Galvao 1 , Daniel Ugarte 1 2
2 , LNLS, Campinas Brazil, 1 Applied Physics, State University of Campinas, Campinas Brazil, 3 Physics Department, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora Brazil

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2007-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Etienne Snoeck CEMES-CNRS
Rafal Dunin-Borkowski Technical University of Denmark
Johan Verbeeck University of Antwerp
Ulrich Dahmen Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
C6: Grand Challenges for Electron Microscopy I
Session Chairs
Jo Verbeeck
Tuesday AM, November 27, 2007
Back Bay D (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - *C6.1
Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy: A Perspective.

John Silcox 1
1 Applied Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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C7: Diffractive Imaging and Diffraction
Session Chairs
J. Rodenburg
J. Spence
Tuesday PM, November 27, 2007
Back Bay D (Sheraton)

10:15 AM - **C7.1
Exit Wave Reconstruction from Diffraction Intensities and the Achievement of Sub-Angstrom Resolution Imaging of CdS Quantum Dots without an Aberration Corrector.

Weijie Huang 1 , Jian-Min Zuo 1 2 , Bin Jiang 1 , Kwan-Wook Kwon 1 , Moonsub Shim 1
1 Materials Science, Univ. Illinois, Urbana, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois , Urbana, Illinois, United States

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10:45 AM - C7.2
Intensity Analysis of Parallel Beam Selected Area Nanodiffraction from Metallic Glass Foils.

Stephan Hruszkewycz 1 , Takeshi Fujita 2 , Mingwei Chen 2 , Todd Hufnagel 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins Univeristy, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2 Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - C7.3
Determination of Strain within Si1-yCy Layers Grown by CVD on a Si Substrate.

Nikolay Cherkashin 1 , Adrien Gouye 2 , Florent Houdellier 1 , Martin Hytch 1 , Etienne Snoeck 1 , Vincent Paillard 1 4 , O. Kermarrec 2 , D. Rouchon 3 , M. Burdin 3 , P. Holliger 3 , Alain Claverie 1
1 , CEMES/CNRS, Toulouse France, 2 , ST Microelectronics, Crolles France, 4 , Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse France, 3 , CEA-DRT, LETI/D2NT&DPTS, Grenoble France

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11:45 AM - C7.4
Quantitative Convergent Beam Electron Diffraction Measurements of Structure Factors in GaAs.

Jerome Pacaud 1 , Jian-Min Zuo 2
1 Lab de Métallurgie Physique, University of Poitiers, Chasseneuil France, 2 Materials Science and Engineering and Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana and Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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12:00 PM - C7.5
Surface Atomic Contraction in Nanocrystals Revealed by Coherent Diffraction.

Weijie Huang 1 , Ruoshi Sun 1 , Laurent Menard 2 , Ralph Nuzzo 2 , Jian-Min Zuo 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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12:15 PM - C7.6
Diffraction Microscopy using 20-kV Electron Beam for Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotubes.

Osamu Kamimura 1 , Kota Kawahara 2 , Takahisa Doi 1 , Takashi Dobashi 1 , Takashi Abe 2 , Kazutoshi Gohara 2
1 Central Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd., Kokubunji-shi Japan, 2 Applied Physics, Hokkaido University, Sapporo Japan

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12:30 PM - C7.7
Convergent Beam Electron Diffraction for Strain Determination at the Nanoscale.

Florent Houdellier 1 , Christian Roucau 1 , Marie-Jose Casanove 1
1 , CEMES-CNRS, Toulouse, 31, France

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12:45 PM - C7.8
Results of a pnCCD Detector for Direct Single-Electron Imaging in the TEM.

Alexander Ziegler 1 , Robert Hartmann 2 , Robert Andritschke 3 , Florian Schopper 3 , Lothar Strueder 3 , Heike Soltau 2 , Juergen Plitzko 1
1 , Max-Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried Germany, 2 , PNSensor GmbH, Munich Germany, 3 , Max-Planck Institute Halbleiterlabor, Munich Germany

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C8: Electron Tomography and STEM
Session Chairs
Rafal Dunin-Borkowski
P. Midgley
Tuesday PM, November 27, 2007
Back Bay D (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **C8.1
Towards Quantitative Electron Tomography and 3D Nano-Metrology.

Paul Midgley 1 , Edmund Ward 1 , Alison Harrison 1 , Rafal Dunin-Borkowski 1 , Ana Hungria 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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3:00 PM - **C8.2
3-Dimensional Imaging and Spectroscopy of Nanostructures.

David Muller 1 , Judy Cha 1 , Peter Ercius 1 , Aycan Yurtsever 1 , Matthew Weyland 1 2
1 School of Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 Centre for Electron Microscopy, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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3:30 PM - **C8.3
Quantitative Electron Microscopy for Life Science Applications.

Juergen Plitzko 1
1 Dept. of Molecular Structural Biology, Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried Germany

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4:30 PM - C8.4
3D Morphology of Nanoparticles by Geometric and Quantitative Tomography Modes.

Xiaojing Xu 1 , Zineb Saghi 1 , Ralph Gay 1 , Beverley Inkson 1 , Guenter Moebus 1
1 Engineering Materials, University of Sheffield, Sheffield United Kingdom

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4:45 PM - C8.5
Effects of Tilt on High-Resolution ADF-STEM Imaging.

Andre Mkhoyan 1 , Sara Maccagnano-Zacher 1 , Earl Kirkland 1 , John Silcox 1
1 Applied Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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5:00 PM - C8.6
STEM Tomography of Dy-doped YBa2Cu3O7 Coated Conductors.

Volkan Ortalan 1 , Miriam Herrera 1 , David Morgan 1 , Martin Rupich 2 , Nigel Browning 1 3
1 Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States, 2 , American Superconductor Corporation, Westborough, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Chemistry, Materials and Life Sciences Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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5:15 PM - C8.7
Cation Ordering induced Surface Modifications in Nanocrystalline Ce/Zr Mixed Oxides.

Jose Perez-Omil 1 3 , Ana Hungria 2 , Juan Hernandez 1 , Susana Trasobares 1 , Serafin Bernal 1 , Paul Midgley 2 , Ali Alavi 3 , Jose Calvino 1
1 Materials Science and Inorganic Chemistry, University of Cadiz, Puerto Real, Cadiz, Spain, 3 Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, Cambrideshire, United Kingdom, 2 Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

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5:30 PM - C8.8
Advances in Multi-Dimensional Imaging Techniques for the Modern Scanning TEM.

Ray Twesten 1 , Christopher Booth 1 , Robin Harmon 1 , Steffen Meyer 1 , Paul Thomas 1
1 Research and Development, Gatan Inc., Pleasanton, California, United States

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5:45 PM - C8.9
Advanced TEM Sample Preparation Using Low Energy Argon Beams.

David Basile 1 , Arda Genc 2 , Paul Fischione 1 , Hamish Fraser 2 , Krishnamurthy Mahalingam 3 , Frank Scheltens 4 , Robert Wheeler 4
1 , E.A. Fischione Instruments, Export, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States, 3 , Wright Patterson AFRL, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 4 , UES, Inc., Dayton, Ohio, United States

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C9: Poster Session: TOMO
Session Chairs
Wednesday AM, November 28, 2007
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - C9.1
Autofocus of HAADF STEM Images.

Wouter Van den Broek 1 2 , Jo Verbeeck 1 , Dominique Schryvers 1 , Paul Scheunders 2
1 EMAT, University of Antwerp, Antwerp Belgium, 2 Vision Lab, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk Belgium

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9:00 PM - C9.2
Determination of the L10 FePt Phase Fraction of Annealed FePt Thin Films Using Dynamical Conical Annular Dark Field Transmission Electron Microscopy.

Bo Yao 1 , Kevin Coffey 1
1 Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center, and Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, United States

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9:00 PM - C9.4
Si Ultra Shallow Junctions Dopant Profiling with ADF-STEM.

Andrea Parisini 1 , Damiano Giubertoni 2 , Massimo Bersani 2 , Vittorio Morandi 1 , Pier Giorgio Merli 1 , Jaap van den Berg 3
1 , CNR-IMM Sezione di Bologna, Bologna Italy, 2 , Fondazione Bruno Kessler-IRST, Povo (TN) Italy, 3 Joule Physics Laboratory, Institute of Materials Research, University of Salford, Salford United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - C9.5
Quantitative Morphology Characterization of Polymer Nanocomposites through Electron Tomography.

Lawrence Drummy 1 2 , Y. Wang 3 , Keith May 1 4 , Mike Jackson 1 5 , Hilmar Koerner 1 6 , Benji Maruyama 1 , Richard Vaia 1
1 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , UES Inc., Dayton, Ohio, United States, 3 , FEI Company, Hillsboro, Oregon, United States, 4 , Triune Group, Beavercreek, Ohio, United States, 5 , IMTS, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 6 , Universal Technology Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - C9.6
Quantitative S/TEM Studies on Metallic Nano-Catalysts.

Long Li 1 , Edward Magee 1 , Laurent Menard 2 , Joo Kang 2 , Qi Wang 3 , William Alley 4 , Kim Heck 5 , Michael Wong 5 , Richard Finke 4 , Anatoly Frenkel 3 , Ralph Nuzzo 2 , Judith Yang 1
1 Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Department,, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 3 Department of Physics, Yeshiva University, New York, New York, United States, 4 Chemistry Department, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States, 5 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States

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C10: Poster Session: Aberration Correction I
Session Chairs
Wednesday AM, November 28, 2007
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - C10.1
Aberration-corrected HRTEM of the Incommensurate Misfit Layer Compound (PbS)1.14NbS2.

Magnus Garbrecht 1 , Erdmann Spiecker 1 , Wolfgang Jaeger 1 , Karsten Tillmann 2
1 Mikrostrukturanalytik, Institute of Material Science, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel Germany, 2 Ernst Ruska-Centrum and Institut für Festkörperfoschung, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich Germany

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9:00 PM - C10.2
Compositional Analysis of Tailored Interfaces in Short-Period InAs-GaSb Heterostructures Using Exit-Plane Wave Retrieval in High-Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy.

Krishnamurthy Mahalingam 1 , Heather Haugan 1 , Gail Brown 1 , Kurt Eyink 1
1 , Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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C11: Poster Session: Diffraction
Session Chairs
Wednesday AM, November 28, 2007
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - C11.1
Plasticity Mechanism of Indium Antimony (InSb) in the Brittle Regime: Combined Study with Conventional TEM and LACBED.

Bouzid Kedjar 1 , Ludovic Thilly 1 , Jean-Luc Demenet 1 , Jacques Rabier 1
1 Lab. Metallurgie Physique, University of Poitiers, Futuroscope France

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9:00 PM - C11.10
Convergent Beam Electron Diffraction Experiments on Thermoelectric Skutterudites.

Ragnhild Saterli 1 , Oystein Prytz 2 , Per Erik Vullum 1 , Knut Marthinsen 3 , Randi Holmestad 1 , Johan Tafto 2
1 Department of Physics, NTNU, Trondheim Norway, 2 Department of Physics, University of Oslo, Oslo Norway, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, NTNU, Trondheim Norway

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9:00 PM - C11.2
Factors Influencing the Study of Charge Distribution in Layered Oxides Using Parallel Beam Quantitative Nano Electron Diffraction.

Vikas Kumar 1 , Qiang Xu 1 , Tyrel McQueen 2 , Jouk Jansen 1 , Henny Zandbergen 1
1 Nanoscience, Technical University of Delft, Delft Netherlands, 2 Chemistry, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - C11.4
Electron Diffuse Scattering Characterization of Perovskite Thin Films.

Jerome Pacaud 1 , Frederic Pailloux 1
1 Lab de Métallurgie Physique, University of Poitiers, Chasseneuil France

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9:00 PM - C11.5
EFTEM Spectral Imaging of Ceria Nanoparticles Using the LACSBI Method.

Jonathan Winterstein 1 , Ian Anderson 2 , Joysurya Basu 1 , Divakar Ramachandran 3 , C. Carter 1
1 Chemical, Materials and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 2 Microanalysis Research Group, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 3 Phys. Metallurgy Sect., Metallurgy and Materials Grp., Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, TN, India

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9:00 PM - C11.7
Critical Role of Inelastic Scattering in Quantitative Electron Microscopy.

Andre Mkhoyan 1 , Sara Maccagnano-Zacher 1 , Mick Thomas 1 , John Silcox 1
1 Applied Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - C11.8
Characterization of Local Strain Relaxation after Mesa Isolation for Global Strained-Substrates Using NBD and FFTM Methods.

Koji Usuda 1 , Toshifumi Irisawa 1 , Tsutomu Tezuka 1 , Yoshihiko Moriyama 1 , Norio Hirashita 1 , Shin-ichi Takagi 2 3
1 MIRAI Project, Association of Super-Advanced Electronics Technologies (ASET), Kawasaki Japan, 2 MIRAI Project, AIST, Tsukuba Japan, 3 , Univ. of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan

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9:00 PM - C11:diffraction
C11.9 Transferred to C 7.3

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9:00 PM - C11:diffraction
C11.3 Transferred to C7.4

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2007-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Etienne Snoeck CEMES-CNRS
Rafal Dunin-Borkowski Technical University of Denmark
Johan Verbeeck University of Antwerp
Ulrich Dahmen Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
C12: Grand Challenges for Electron Microscopy II
Session Chairs
Uli Dahmen
Wednesday AM, November 28, 2007
Back Bay D (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - *C12.1
Options for Pump-probe Electron Microscopy.

Archie Howie 1
1 Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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C13: Mapping of Electronic States and Local Bonding and Elemental Mapping II
Session Chairs
A. Craven
M. Watanabe
Wednesday PM, November 28, 2007
Back Bay D (Sheraton)

10:15 AM - **C13.1
Mapping Composition and Chemistry in the Nanoanalytical Microscope.

Alan Craven 1 , Maureen MacKenzie 1 , Sam McFadzean 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

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10:45 AM - C13.2
(S)TEM Characterization on the Refractory Minerals from Comet 81P/Wild-2.

Miaofang Chi 1 2 , Nigel Browning 1 3 , Hope Ishii 2 , Zurong Dai 2 , John Bradley 2
1 Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States, 2 Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 3 Materials Science and Technology Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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11:30 AM - **C13.3
Recent Progress of Quantitative X-ray Analysis of Thin-Film Specimens in Transmission Electron Microscopy.

Masashi Watanabe 1
1 National Center for Electron Microscopy, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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12:00 PM - C13.4
Tomographic Reconstruction of the EELS Data Cube; Experimental Results.

Wouter Van den Broek 1 2 , Jo Verbeeck 1 , Steve De Backer 2 , Paul Scheunders 2 , Dominique Schryvers 1
1 EMAT, University of Antwerp, Antwerp Belgium, 2 Vision Lab, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk Belgium

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12:15 PM - **C13.5
WITHDRAWN ON-SITE EMCD: Magnetic Chiral Dichroism in the Electron Microscope.

Peter Schattschneider 1 2 6 , Stefano Rubino 1 , Michael Stoeger-Pollach 2 , Cecile Hebert 3 , Jan Rusz 4 , Lionel Calmels 6 , Benedicte Warot-Fonrose 6 , Florent Houdellier 6 , Virginie Serin 6 , Pavel Novak 5
1 Inst. of Solid State Physics, Vienna Univ. of Technology, Vienna Austria, 2 Service Centre for TEM, Vienna Univ. of Technology, Vienna Austria, 6 Nanomatériaux, CEMES-CNRS , Toulouse France, 3 SB-CIME Station 12, EPFL, Lausanne Switzerland, 4 Deptmt. of Physics, Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden, 5 Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences, Prag Czech Republic

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12:45 PM - C13.6
New Electron Energy Loss Magnetic Chiral Dichroism (EMCD) Configuration Using an Aberration-corrected Transmission Electron Microscope.

Benedicte Warot Fonrose 1 , Florent Houdellier 1 , Christophe Gatel 1 , Lionel Calmels 1 , Virginie Serin 1 , Peter Schattschneider 2 , Martin Hytch 1 , Etienne Snoeck 1
1 CEMES, CNRS, Toulouse France, 2 , Technische Universität, Wien Austria

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C14: Grand Challenges for Electron Microscopy III
Session Chairs
Etienne Snoeck
Wednesday PM, November 28, 2007
Back Bay D (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - *C14.1
Ultimate Resolution Limits for Electron Microscopy?

David Smith 1
1 , Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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C15: SEM/ LEEM II
Session Chairs
A. Howie
Wednesday PM, November 28, 2007
Back Bay D (Sheraton)

3:15 PM - C15.1
Secondary Electron Doping Contrast: Theory Based on Band Bending and Electron Affinity Measurements.

Irina Zhebova 1 , Michel Molotskii 1 , Iris Magid 1 , Guilia Meshulam 1 , Enrique Grunbaum 1 , Yossi Rosenwaks 1 , Zahava Barkay 2
1 School of Electrical Engineering- Department of Physical Electronics, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel-Aviv Israel, 2 Wolfson Applied Materials Research Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv Israel

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3:30 PM - C15.2
Helium Ion Microscope Imaging and Analysis of Nanomaterials; Nanowires, Nanoparticles and Composites.

David Bell 1 , Louis Stern 2 , Lou Farkas 2 , Billy Ward 2
1 School of Enginnering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 ALIS Corporation, Carl Zeiss SMT Company, Peabody , Massachusetts, United States

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3:45 PM - C15.3
Imaging Oxide-Covered Doped Silicon Structures Using Low-Energy Electron Microscopy.

M. Anderson 1 , G. Kellogg 1 , C. Nakakura 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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4:00 PM - C15:SEM/LEEM
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C16: Aberration Correction II
Session Chairs
A. Bleloch
Wednesday PM, November 28, 2007
Back Bay D (Sheraton)

4:30 PM - **C16.1
Applying Aberration Corrected STEM and EELS.

Andrew Bleloch 1
1 , SuperSTEM Laboratory, Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom

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5:00 PM - C16.2
Effects of Amorphous Layers on ADF-STEM Imaging.

Sara Maccagnano-Zacher 1 , Andre Mkhoyan 1 , Earl Kirkland 1 , John Silcox 1
1 Applied Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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5:15 PM - C16.3
Direct Imaging of Surfaces on Platinum Nanocatalysts using Aberration-Corrected TEM.

Lan-Yun Chang 1 , Lionel Cervera Gontard 3 , Dogan Ozkaya 4 , Angus Kirkland 1 , Rafal Dunin-Borkowski 2 3
1 Department of Materials, University of Oxford, Oxford United Kingdom, 3 Centre of Electron Nanoscopy, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby Denmark, 4 , Johnson Matthey Technology Centre, Reading United Kingdom, 2 Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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5:30 PM - C16.4
A Phenomenological Approach to Quantify the Composition of Semiconductor Materials from High-resolution Z-contrast Images.

Sergio Molina 1 2 , Maria Varela 1 , David Sales 2 , Pedro Galindo 3 , David Fuster 4 , Yolanda Gonzalez 4 , Benito Alen 4 , Luisa Gonzalez 4 , Stephen Pennycook 1
1 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Departamento de Ciencia de los Materiales e I.M. y Q.I., Universidad de Cádiz, Puerto Real, Cadiz, Spain, 3 Departamento de Lenguajes y Sistemas Informáticos, Universidad de Cádiz, Puerto Real, Cadiz, Spain, 4 Instituto de Microelectrónica de Madrid, CSIC, Tres Cantos, Madrid, Spain

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C17: Poster Session: QHRTEM
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Thursday AM, November 29, 2007
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - C17.1
Melt Growth and Effect of Monovalent Alkaline Metals (M+ = Li+, Na+ and K+) on the Optical Properties of Yb3+-doped CaF2 Laser Crystals.

Kyoung Jin Kim 1 , Anis Jouini 2 , Sana Hraeich 3 , Georges Boulon 3 , Akira Yoshikawa 1
1 Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan, 2 Leti-MINATEC, CEA-Grenoble, Grenoble France, 3 Physical Chemistry of Luminescent Materials, Claude Bernard/Lyon 1 University, Villeurbanne France

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9:00 PM - C17.10
Lattice-Fringe Fingerprinting: Structural Identification of Nanocrystals Employing High-Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy.

Ruben Bjorge 1 , Peter Moeck 1 2 , Philip Fraundorf 3
1 Department of Physics, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, United States, 2 , Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute, Portland, Oregon, United States, 3 Department of Physics and Astronomy & Center for Molecular Electronics, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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9:00 PM - C17.11
Nanoscale Bend of Crystal Lattice in CaCu3Ti4O12.

Sung-Yoon Chung 1 , Si-Young Choi 2 , Takahisa Yamamoto 3 , Yuichi Ikuhara 2
1 Dept. of Materials Sci. & Eng., Inha University, Incheon Korea (the Republic of), 2 Institute of Engineering Innovation, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan, 3 Dept. of Adv. Mater. Sci., The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan

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9:00 PM - C17.12
Manganites Thin Films Patterned by FIB: a Transmission Electron Microscopy Study.

Mauro Porcu 1 , Henny Zandbergen 1
1 , Delft Technical University, Delft Netherlands

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9:00 PM - C17.13
Imaging of Boundaries in MgO Nanocubes.

Jonathan Winterstein 1 , Julia Nowak 2 , Joysurya Basu 1 , C. Carter 1
1 Chemical, Materials and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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9:00 PM - C17.14
TEM and STEM Study of the Au Nano-particles Supported on Metal Oxides.

Tomoki Akita 1 3 , Koji Tanaka 1 , Masanori Kohyama 1 3 , Masatake Haruta 2 3
1 , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Ikeda, Osaka, Japan, 3 , JST, CREST, kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan, 2 , Tokyo Metropolitan University, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan

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9:00 PM - C17.15
Cationic Migration in Thin La2/3Ca1/3MnO3 Layers Depending on Substrate Orientation.

Sonia Estrade 1 , I. Infante 2 , V. Laukhin 3 2 , F. Sanchez 2 , M. Wojcik 4 , E. Jedryka 4 , J. Fontcuberta 2 , J. Arbiol 1 , F. Peiro 1
1 , university of barcelona, Barcelona Spain, 2 , Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona , Barcelona Spain, 3 , Institut Català de Investigació i Estudis Avançats, Barcelona Spain, 4 , Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa Poland

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9:00 PM - C17.16
The Atomic, Electronic and Defect Structure of the Dynamically Formed Cu2O/Cu Interfaces.

Xuetian Han 1 , Long Li 1 , John Pearson 2 , Judith Yang 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Materials Science Divsion, Argonne National Laboratory , Argonne, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - C17.17
Strain Analysis of Non-polar GaN Quantum Nanostructures from Quantitative High Resolution Electron Microscopy.

Catherine Bougerol 1 , Benoit Amstatt 2 , Sebastien Founta 1 2 , Henri Mariette 1 , Bruno Daudin 2
1 , CNRS/Néel Institut, Grenoble France, 2 , CEA/DRFMC, Grenoble France

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9:00 PM - C17.18
A Finite Element Inverse Problem Approach to the Identification of Defaults from TEM Data.

Denis Aubry 1
1 , Ecole Centrale Paris, Chatenay Malabry France

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9:00 PM - C17.2
Growth and Characterization of TeO2+x Film.

Namrata Dewan 1 , Konepudy Sreenivas 1 , Vinay Gupta 1
1 Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi, Delhi, Delhi, India

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