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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 V : Materials Science of Water Purification

2007-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

John Georgiadis University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Randall T. Cygan Sandia National Laboratories
Maria M. Fidalgo de Cortalezzi Buenos Aires Institute of Technology
Thomas M. Mayer Sandia National Laboratories
V1: Challenges and Opportunities in Water Treatment
Session Chairs
Thomas Mayer
Tuesday PM, November 27, 2007
Room 308 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **V1.1
Challenges in Water R&D Directions.

Raphael Semiat 1 2
1 Chemical Engineering, Technion IIT, Haifa Israel, 2 Grand Water Research Institute, Technion IIT, Haifa Israel

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10:00 AM - **V1.2
Modifying Polyamide Membrane Performance by Form Complexes With the Acid Chloride Monomer.

William Mickols 1 , Jim Thorpe 1
1 , Dow FilmTec, Edina, Minnesota, United States

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10:30 AM - **V1.3
Carbon Nanotube Nanofluidics.

Francesco Fornasiero 1 , Hyung Gyu Park 1 2 , Jason Holt 1 , Michael Stadermann 1 , Costas Grigoropoulos 2 , Aleksandr Noy 1 , Olgica Bakajin 1
1 Chemistry, Materials & Life Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering Department, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - V1.4
Physical Characterization of a Model System Designed to Elucidate Interactions in Polyamide Reverse Osmosis Membranes.

Dale Huber 1 , Bruce Bunker 1 , Chrisopher Orendorff 1 , Todd Monson 1 , Todd Alam 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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11:45 AM - V1.5
Model Reverse Osmosis Membrane Thin Films: A Spectroscopic Investigation of Structure and Water Interactions.

Christopher Orendorff 1 , Todd Alam 1 , Dale Huber 1 , Bruce Bunker 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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12:00 PM - V1.6
Interactions of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes with Hydrated Ions.

Apurva Mehta 1 , Samuel Webb 1 , Erik Nelson 1 , Jason Holt 2
1 , Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, United States, 2 Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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12:15 PM - V1.7
Ion Permeation into Synthetic Nanopores Based on Electronic Structure Calculations.

Kevin Leung 1
1 Surface and Interface Sciences, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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12:30 PM - **V1.8
Creating Advanced Water Treatment Membranes using Nanocomposite Materials Technology.

Eric Hoek 1 2
1 Henry Samueli School of Engineering & Applied Science, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States, 2 , UCLA California NanoSystems Institute, Los Angeles, California, United States

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V2: Organic Fouling and Fundamentals
Session Chairs
John Georgiadis
Tuesday PM, November 27, 2007
Room 308 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **V2.1
Atomic Force Microscopy as a Tool to Characterize the Fouling Mechanisms of Polymeric Membranes by Biomacromolecules.

Menachem Elimelech 1 , Anne Mayes 2 , Seoktae Kang 1 , Ayse Asatekin 2
1 Chemical Engineering, Yale Univ, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:00 PM - V2.2
A Molecular Basis for Biofouling: Interactions of Alginic Acid, Aqueous Ions, and Membranes.

Randall Cygan 1 , Thomas Perry 2
1 Geochemistry Department, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:15 PM - V2.3
Antimicrobial Behavior of Ceramic Thin Films.

Roger Narayan 1 , R. Brigmon 2 , C. Berry 2
1 Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, 2 Environmental Biotechnology Section, Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, South Carolina, United States

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3:30 PM - V2.4
Anti-fouling Ultrafiltration Membranes Containing Polyacrylonitrile-graft-poly(ethylene oxide) Comb Copolymer Additives.

Ayse Asatekin 1 , Seoktae Kang 3 , Menachem Elimelech 3 , Michael Rubner 2 , Anne Mayes 2
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Department of Chemical Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:45 PM - V2.5
Mechanisms of Organic Fouling of Forward Osmosis (FO) Membranes.

Baoxia Mi 1 , Menachem Elimelech 1
1 Environmental Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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4:00 PM - *
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4:30 PM - **V2.6
Metastable Statics and Dynamics of Liquid Water.

Eugene Stanley 1
1 Dept. of Physics, Boston Univ., Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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5:00 PM - V2.7
Development and Application of an Accurate Dissociative Water Potential for Bulk and Confined Water and for Water-Silica Interactions.

T. Mahadevan 1 , Stephen Garofalini 1
1 Materials Sci. and Eng., Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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5:15 PM - V2.8
A Materials Science Review of the Structure of Water and of Useful Ultradilute Aquasols.

Rustum Roy 1
1 Materials Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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5:30 PM - V2.9
Single Mode 2.45 Ghz Microwave Caused Changes in the Structure of Water, and their Remarkable Stability.

Manju Rao 1 , Steven Sedlmayr 2 , Rustum Roy 3 1
1 Materials Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , Sedlmayr Technologies, LLC, Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States, 3 School of Materials, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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5:45 PM - V2.10
Resonant Spectral Control of NaCl Crystal Growth from Aqueous Solution.

Amar Bhalla 1 , Ruyan Guo 1 , Juliana Brooks 2 , Mark Mortenson 2
1 Materials Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , General Resonance, LLC, Havre de Grace, Maryland, United States

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V3: Poster Session: Advanced Water Technology
Session Chairs
Wednesday AM, November 28, 2007
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - V3.1
New Porous Photocatalysts for Effective Water Decontamination.

Maryam Zarei Chaleshtori 1 , Geoffrey Saupe 2
1 Environmental Science and Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States, 2 Chemistry, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - V3.10
Solid-state NMR Investigation on Al(III) Complexation with Silica Sufaces.

Jacqueline Houston 1 , Julie Herberg 2 , Susan Carroll 1 , Robert Maxwell 2
1 Energy and Environment, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore , California, United States, 2 Chemistry, Materials, Life Sciences , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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9:00 PM - V3.2
Complex Fluids for Membrane-Based Separations.

Sangil Han 1 , Stephen Martin 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

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9:00 PM - V3.3
Polyacrylonitrile-graft-poly(ethylene glycol) (PAN-g-PEG) for Size-selective, Fouling Resistant Nanofiltration (NF) Membranes.

Ayse Asatekin 1 , Elsa Olivetti 2 , Michael Rubner 2 , Anne Mayes 2
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - V3.4
Wastewater Treatment Using Sunlight and Titanium Dioxide Nanocrystals.

Nathan Roberts 1 , Leslie Van Hoose 1 , Jonathan Gafford 1 , Andrew Ernest 2 , Tingying Zeng 1
1 Chemistry, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States, 2 Center for Water Resource Studies, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States

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9:00 PM - V3.5
Simultaneous Cr(VI) Reduction and Naphthalene Oxidation in Aqueous Solutions by UV/TiO2.

Ricardo Gutierrez 1 , Sergio Flores 1 , Miguel Valenzuela 1
1 Lab. Catalisis y Materiales, Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico City Mexico

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9:00 PM - V3.6
Grafting of Cage-molecules on Polymer-modified Surfaces for Selective Heavy-metal Captation.

Sebastien Roussel 1 , Pascal Viel 1 , Laurent Mauclaire 2 , Serge Palacin 1
1 Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces, CEA, Gif sur Yvette France, 2 LIONS, CEA, Gif sur Yvette France

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9:00 PM - V3.8
Kinetics of Arsenic and Chromium Reduction/adsorption in Water Treated with Micro/nano Iron and Iron Oxide Particles.

Parameswar Hari 1 , Aaron Isley 2 , Greg Medders 2 , Gordon Purser 2
1 Physics, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, 2 Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

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9:00 PM - V3.9
Water, Alcohol and Acetone Liquid Phases under Different Freezing Techniques.

Carlos Chesman 1 , Neymar da Costa 1 , Jose Americo Moura 1 , Dory Helio Anselmo 1 , Ananias Mariz 1
1 Departamento de Física, UFRN, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

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2007-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

John Georgiadis University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Randall T. Cygan Sandia National Laboratories
Maria M. Fidalgo de Cortalezzi Buenos Aires Institute of Technology
Thomas M. Mayer Sandia National Laboratories
V4: Interfacial Properties and Catalysts
Session Chairs
Maria Fidalgo de Cortalezzi
Wednesday AM, November 28, 2007
Room 308 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **V4.1
Advances in Understanding Water Interfacial Structures with Phase-sensitive Sum-frequency Vibrational Spectroscopy.

Y. Ron Shen 1 , Na Ji 1 , Chungshan Tian 1 , Victor Ostroverkhov 1
1 Physics, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:00 AM - V4.2
Mechanical Properties of Interfacial Water: Water on Model Polymer Surfaces.

Bruce Bunker 1 , Jack Houston 1 , Dale Huber 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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10:15 AM - V4.3
Surface Charge and Hydrodynamic Damping at Solid/Water Interface Studied by Dynamic Atomic Force Microscopy.

Yan Wu 1 , Chaitanya Gupta 2 , Mark Shannon 1
1 Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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10:30 AM - V4.4
A Search for Possible Universal Anomalous Transport of Water in Meso-/Nano- Porous Materials.

Lars Alme 1 , Eduardo de Azevedo 2 , Romulo Tenorio 2 , Jon Fossum 1 , Mario Engelsberg 2 , Paul Dommersnes 1 3
1 Department of Physics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology - NTNU, Trondheim Norway, 2 Departamento de Física , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco - UFPE, Recife Brazil, 3 Laboratoire MSC - Matière et Systèmes Complexes, Universite Paris 7, Paris France

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11:15 AM - V4.5
Investigation of Interfacial Water in Octahedral Molecular Sieve Pores.

Tina Nenoff 1 , Nathan Ockwig 2 , Randall Cygan 2 , Todd Alam 3 , Hongwu Xu 4 , Monica Hartl 4 , Luke Daemen 4 , Kevin Leung 1
1 Surface & Interface Sciences, Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 Geochemistry, Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 3 Electronic & Nanostructured Materials, Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 4 LANSCE, Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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11:30 AM - V4.6
Nanoconfined Water Dynamics in Clinoptilolite and Heulandite Microporous Zeolites.

Nathan Ockwig 1 , Randall Cygan 1 , Tina Nenoff 2 , Luc Daemen 3 , Monika Hartl 3 , Louise Criscenti 1
1 Geochemistry, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 Surface and Interface Sciences, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 3 Manuel Lujan Jr. Neutron Scattering Center LANSCE-LC, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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11:45 AM - **V4.7
Characteristic Lifetimes of Charge Carriers and of Adsorption / Desorption in Heterogeneous Photocatalytic Water Treatment. Implications and the Development of Mesoporous Anatase as an Alternative to Conventional Catalysts.

Miguel Blesa 1 2 , Paula Araujo 2 1 , Galo Soler-Illia 1
1 Department of Chemistry, Comision Nacional de Energia Atomica, San Martin, Buenos Aires Argentina, 2 Escuela de Posgrado, Universidad nacional de General San Martin, San Martin, Buenos Aires Argentina

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12:15 PM - V4.8
Rapid Hydrolysis of Pesticides in the Presence of Nanostructured Titania Particles Derived from Diatom Frustules.

Samuel Shian 1 , Seung-Jin Lee 2 , Ching-Hua Huang 2 , Kenneth Sandhage 1
1 MSE, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 2 School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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12:30 PM - V4.9
Doped Metaloxide Nanoparticles for Water Purification.

Clemens Burda 1 , Xiaofeng Qiu 1 , Yang Liu 2 , Jin Li 2
1 Chemistry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 2 Civil Engineering and Mechanics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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12:45 PM - V4.10
Development of Bimetallic Catalysts for Nitrate Removal from Drinking Water.

Judith Yang 1 , Long Li 1 , Kathryn Guy 2 , Huiping Xu 1 , Mhairi Gass 4 , Crispin Hetherington 5 , Andrew Bleloch 4 , John Shapley 2 , Charlie Werth 3
1 Mechanical Eng. & Materials Sci., University of Pitttsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 4 UK SuperSTEM Laboratory, Daresbury Laboratory, Daresbury United Kingdom, 5 Materials, Oxford University, Oxford United Kingdom, 3 Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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V5: Disinfection and Adsorbents
Session Chairs
Randall Cygan
Wednesday PM, November 28, 2007
Room 308 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - V5.1
Water Disinfection Using Semiconductor Deep Ultraviolet Light-Emitting Diodes.

Olga Bilenko 1 , Yuri Bilenko 1 , Igor Shturm 1 , Alex Lunev 1 , Maxim Shatalov 1 , Jianping Zhang 1 , Michael Shur 1 , Remis Gaska 1
1 , Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc., Columbia, South Carolina, United States

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2:45 PM - V5.2
Material Challenges for the Economical Encapsulation of Deep UV Light Emitting Diodes for In-flow Water Sterilisation.

Allan Mackintosh 1 , Richard Pethrick 1 , Alexander Kuhne 1 , Martin Dawson 2 , Erdan Gu 2
1 Pure and Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 2 institute of photonics, University of Strathclyde, Glasogow United Kingdom

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3:00 PM - **V5.3
Clean Water from Small Materials: Nanotechnology in the Environment.

Vicki Colvin 1
1 Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States

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3:30 PM - V5.4
New Concept to Remove Heavy Metals from Liquid Waste Based on Electrochemical pH-switchable Immobilized Ligands.

Pascal Viel 1 , Antoine Sorin 1 , Laetitia Dubois 1 , Serge Palacin 1
1 Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces, CEA, Gif sur Yvette France

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3:45 PM - V5.5
Water Purification Using Magnetic γ-Polyglutamic Acid.

Mikito Yasuzawa 1 , Kazuki Matsumoto 1 , Hideya Okada 2 , Makoto Ichihashi 2
1 Department of Chemical Science and Technology, The University of Tokushima , Tokushima Japan, 2 , Nippon Poly-Glu Co., Ltd, Osaka Japan

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4:00 PM - V5: Adsorbents
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4:30 PM - V5.6
Alumina Supported Iron Oxide Ceramic Tubes for Arsenic Abatement.

Paola Sabatini 1 , Federico Rossi 1 2 , Adolfo Marajovsky 2 , Maria Fidalgo de Cortalezzi 1
1 Chemical Engineering, ITBA, Buenos Aires Argentina, 2 , CNEA, Buenos Aires Argentina

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4:45 PM - V5.7
Functionalization of Nanoporous and Nanoparticulate Materials for Removal of Contaminates in Water.

R. Shane Addleman 1 , Robert Wiacek 1 , Glen E. Fryxell 1 , J. Timothy Bays 1 , Joseph Davidson 1 , Wassana Yantasee 1 , Thanapon Sangvanich 1 , Cynthia Warner, 1 , Marvin Warner 1
1 , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States

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5:00 PM - V5.8
Removal of Synthetic Organic Compounds (SOCs) by Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs).

Hyung-Nam Lim 1 , James Kilduff 1
1 C&EE, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, Troy, New York, United States

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5:15 PM - V5.9
A Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Hybrid Filter for Removal of Microbial Contaminants.

Anna Stirgwolt Brady-Estevez 1 , Seoktae Kang 1 , Menachem Elimelech 1
1 Chem./Env. Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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