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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 CC : Materials for New Security and Defense Applications

2007-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Joseph L. Lenhart Sandia National Laboratories
Yossef A. Elabd Drexel University
Mark VanLandingham U.S. Army Research Laboratory
Norman Godfrey Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
CC1: Materials for New Security and Defense Applications I
Session Chairs
Yossef A. Elabd
Mark VanLandingham
Tuesday PM, November 27, 2007
Gardner (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **CC1.1
Materials Research and Engineering in National Security and Defense: Planning, Challenges, and Opportunities.

Lewis Sloter 1
1 , US Department of Defense, Arlington, Virginia, United States

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10:00 AM - **CC1.2
Materials Research in the Kroto Research Institute.

Geof Tomlinson 1
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Sheffield, Sheffield United Kingdom

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10:30 AM - **CC1.3
Multifunctional Composite Systems and Fabrication Techniques.

Jack Lesko 1
1 Engineering Science & Mechanics , Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

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11:00 AM - *
Break

11:30 AM - **CC1.4
Materials for Applications in Space Environments.

Phillip Cole 1 2
1 NNSA Satellite Programs, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 Office of Nonproliferation Research & Development, National Nuclear Security Administration, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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12:00 PM - **CC1.5
The Importance of Materials R&D in the Mission of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office.

Alan Janos 1
1 Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, Department of Homeland Security, Washington , District of Columbia, United States

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12:30 PM - **CC1.6
Emerging Nanomaterials for Nuclear Radiation Detectors.

Marek Osinski 1
1 Center for High Technology Materials, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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CC2: Materials for New Security and Defense Applications II
Session Chairs
Norman Godfrey
Joseph L. Lenhart
Tuesday PM, November 27, 2007
Gardner (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **CC2.1
Enabling Materials Research for Future Army Capabilities.

Steven McKnight 1
1 , Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, United States

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3:00 PM - **CC2.2
The Castings Processes Pioneered Millennia Ago Enabling the Nanotechnologies of Tomorrow.

Joseph DeSimone 1
1 Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

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3:30 PM - **CC2.3
Directed Self-oriented Self-assembly of Block Copolymers: Bottom-up Meeting Top-down.

Thomas Russell 1
1 Polymer Science & Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

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4:00 PM - CC2: Defense
Break

4:15 PM - **CC2.4
Materials Issues in Microsystems for in High-Consequence Defense Applications.

Michael Dugger 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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4:45 PM - **CC2.5
Electrochemical Biosensors.

Alan Heeger 1 , Kevin Plaxco 1
1 Dept. of Physics, University of California-Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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5:15 PM - **CC2.6
Detection of Biothreat Agents Using the Piezoelectric-Excited Millimeter-Sized Cantilever (PEMC) Sensors.

Raj Mutharasan 1
1 Chemical&Biological Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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5:45 PM - **CC2.7
Amplification by Molecular Wires: Ultra-Sensitive Vapor Sensors For Homeland Security.

Timothy Swager 1
1 , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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