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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 EE : Phonon Engineering--Theory and Applications

2007-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Subhash L. Shinde Sandia National Laboratories
Yujie J. Ding Lehigh University
Jacob Khurgin Johns Hopkins University
Gyaneshwar P. Srivastava University of Exeter
EE1: Phonon Transport
Session Chairs
Jacob Khurgin
Subhash L. Shinde
Wednesday PM, November 28, 2007
Room 209 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **EE1.1
Nanoscale Phonon Engineering: From Nanowire Transistors to Graphene Devices.

Alexander Balandin 1
1 Electrical Engineering, University of California - Riverside, Riverside, California, United States

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10:00 AM - EE1.2
Phonon Decay Bottlenecks in One-Dimensional Systems.

Jose Menendez 1
1 Physics, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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10:15 AM - EE1.3
Monte Carlo Modeling of Phonon Transport in Nanostructured Materials.

Thomas Brown 1 , Edward Hensel 2 , Robert Stevens 2
1 Microsystems Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, United States

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10:30 AM - EE1.4
Phonon-mediated Thermal Transport in Microsystems.

Sylvie Aubry 1 , Christopher Kimmer 1 , Patrick Schelling 2 , Ed Piekos 3 , Leslie Phinney 3
1 Mechanics of Materials, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States, 2 , University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, United States, 3 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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10:45 AM - EE1.5
Enhanced Phonon Scattering in Oxide Superlattices to Improve Laser Induced Thermoelectric Voltages.

Hanns-Ulrich Habermeier 1 2 , Peng Xiang Zhang 2 1 , Hui Zhang 2
1 , MPI-FKF, Stuttgart Germany, 2 , Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming China

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11:00 AM - EE1
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EE2: Phonon Engineered Systems
Session Chairs
Jacob Khurgin
Subhash L. Shinde
Wednesday PM, November 28, 2007
Room 209 (Hynes)

11:30 AM - **EE2.1
Using Principal Phonons in Semiconductors for the Generation of Terahertz Radiation.

Sergey Pavlov 1
1 , Institute of Planetary Research, Berlin Germany

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12:00 PM - EE2.2
Evidence of Hot Phonons Generated by GaN-Based High Electron Mobility Transistor.

Guibao Xu 1 , Suvranta Tripathy 1 , Yujie Ding 1 , Kejia Wang 2 , Debdeep Jena 2 , Jacob Khurgin 3
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States, 3 Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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EE3: Phonon Interactions
Session Chairs
Yujie J. Ding
Gyaneshwar P. Srivastava
Wednesday PM, November 28, 2007
Room 209 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **EE3.1
Phonon-phonon Interactions in Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and Graphite.

Nicola Bonini 1 , Michele Lazzeri 2 , Francesco Mauri 2 , Nicola Marzari 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Institut de Minéralogie et Physique des Milieux Condensés, Universités Paris 6 et 7, Paris France

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3:00 PM - **EE3.2
Generation and Detection of Surface Acoustic Phonons using Ultrafast Optical Pulses.

David Hurley 1 , Ryan Lewis 1 , Stephen Reese 1
1 , Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

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3:30 PM - EE3.3
Phonon Interaction in InGaAs/GaAs Quantum Dots.

Axel Hoffmann 1 , P. Zimmer 1 , S. Werner 1 , A. Strittmatter 1
1 Inst. f. Fstkoerperphysik, TU Berlin, Berlin Germany

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3:45 PM - EE3.4
Effective Phonon Spectra and Thermal Rectification in Two Anharmonic Lattices.

Jinghua Lan 1 2 , Baowen Li 2 , Jiansheng Wang 1 2 , Saikong Chin 1
1 , Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore Singapore, 2 , Department of Physics and Centre for Computational Science and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore

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4:00 PM - EE3
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4:30 PM - **EE3.5
Carrier-induced Softening of Atomic Vibrations.

David Emin 1
1 Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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5:00 PM - EE3.6
Correlation Between Electron-phonon Coupling and Dielectric Breakdown Strength in Polymer-oxide Nanocomposites: An ab initio Computational Study.

Ning Shi 1 , Rampi Ramprasad 1
1 Deparment of Chemical, Materials & Biomolecular Engineering, Institue of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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5:15 PM - EE3.7
Phonon Engineering using Endohedral Nano Space in Clathrates.

Takeshi Rachi 1 , Ryotaro Kumashiro 1 , Hiroshi Fukuoka 2 , Shoji Yamanaka 2 , Katsumi Tanigaki 1
1 Physics, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan, 2 Applied Chemistry, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima Japan

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EE4: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Thursday AM, November 29, 2007
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - EE4.1
Spectroscopy of Chromium Doped Garnets in a Wide Temperature Range.

Humeyra Orucu 1 , Gonul Ozen 2 , John Collins 3 , Baldassare Di Bartolo 1
1 Physics, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Physics, Istanbul Technical University , Istanbul Turkey, 3 Physics and Astronomy, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - EE4.2
Polariton Band Structure in Quasiperiodic Photonic Crystals.

Eudenilson Albuquerque 1 , F. De Medeiros 1 , M. Vasconcelos 2 , P. Mauriz 2
1 Fisica, UFRN, Natal, RN, Brazil, 2 Fisica, CEFET, São Luís, MA, Brazil

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2007-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Subhash L. Shinde Sandia National Laboratories
Yujie J. Ding Lehigh University
Jacob Khurgin Johns Hopkins University
Gyaneshwar P. Srivastava University of Exeter
EE5: Applications
Session Chairs
Yujie J. Ding
Subhash L. Shinde
Thursday AM, November 29, 2007
Room 209 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **EE5.1
Phonon Engineered Nanostructures Studied by Picosecond Ultrasonics.

Bernard Perrin 1 , D. Lanzillotti-Kimura 1 , S. Zhang 1 , A. Huynh 1 , L. Belliard 1 , E. Peronne 1 , B. Jusserand 1 , A. Fainstein 2 , A. Lemaitre 3 , A. Michel 4 , G. Abadias 4 , C. Jaouen 4
1 INSP, Université Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris France, 2 Instituto Balseiro, Centro-Atomico, San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina, 3 LPN, CNRS, Marcoussis France, 4 LMP, Univeristé de Poitiers, Poitiers France

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10:00 AM - EE5.2
Temperature Dependence of the Graphene Phonon Modes.

Irene Calizo 1 , Alexander Balandin 1 , Wenzhong Bao 2 , Feng Miao 2 , Chun Ning Lau 2
1 Nano-Device Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California - Riverside, Riverside, California, United States, 2 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California - Riverside, Riverside, California, United States

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10:15 AM - EE5.3
Investigations of the Thermal Transport Across the Interface Between Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Arrays and Si/SiO2 and Inconel Substrates.

Youngsuk Son 1 , Sunil Pal 1 , Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc 1 , Pulickel Ajayan 2 , Richard Siegel 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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10:30 AM - EE5.4
Unusually Low Thermal Conductivity of Gallium Nitride Nanowires.

Csaba Guthy 1 , Chang-Yong Nam 1 , Aaron Stein 2 , James Misewich 2 , John Fischer 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States

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10:45 AM - EE5.5
Growth and Processing of Diamond Films for Nanoscale Thermal Management Applications.

Thomas Friedmann 1 , J. Sullivan 1 , S. Shinde 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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11:00 AM - EE5
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11:30 AM - **EE5.6
Photonic Functionalities Driven by Coherent and Monochromatic Surface Acoustic Phonons.

Mauricio deLima 1 , Markus Beck 2 , Paulo Santos 2
1 Materials Science Institute, University of Valencia, Valencia Spain, 2 , Paul Drude Institute, Berlin Germany

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12:00 PM - EE5.7
Pool Boiling Investigations of CNT based Nanofluids.

Abhishek Jain 1 , Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc 1 , Michael Jensen 1
1 Deparment of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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12:15 PM - EE5.8
Thermal Conductivity of Thermal Interface Materials.

Travis Fullem 1 , Eric Cotts 1
1 Materials Science program and Department of Physics, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York, United States

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12:30 PM - EE5.9
Computational Investigation of Thermal Property Measurement Techniques.

Edward Piekos 1 , Leslie Phinney 1
1 Microscale Science and Technology, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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