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2013 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2013 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 1-6, 2013 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: Charles Black, Elisabetta Comini, Gitti Frey, Kristi Kiick, Loucas Tsakalakos

Symposium E : Fundamentals of Gels and Self-Assembled Polymer Systems

2013-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ferenc Horkay, National Institutes of Health
Noshir Langrana, Rutgers University
Mitsihuro Shibayama, University of Tokyo
Sandip Basu, Agilent Technologies

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Aldrich Materials Science
E2: Structure and Mechanical Properties
Session Chairs
Mitsihuro Shibayama
Bing Xu
Monday PM, December 02, 2013
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Commonwealth

2:30 AM - *E2.01
Swelling in Crosslinked Networks: From Unexplained Peaks to Strain Energy Functions

Gregory McKenna 1 Ben Xu 2 Xiaojun Di 1 Jinrong Wu 3

1Texas Tech University Lubbock USA2Avery Dennison Corporation Mentor USA3Sichuang University Sichuang China

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3:00 AM - *E2.02
Fluid Permeation and Nonlinear Elasticity of Slide-Ring Gels with Movable Cross-Links

Kenji Urayama 1

1Kyoto Institute of Technology Kyoto Japan

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3:30 AM - E2

4:00 AM - *E2.03
Correlation between Mechanical Properties and Structure in Polymer Gels with Controlled Network Structure

Takamasa Sakai 1

1University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan

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4:30 AM - E2.04
Control of Double Network Structure and Mechanical Behavior of Thermoresponsively Reinforced, Shear Thinning Protein Hydrogels

Matthew J. Glassman 1 Bradley D. Olsen 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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4:45 AM - E2.05
High-Strength Elastomers Inspired from Double Networks Hydrogels

Costantino Creton 1 2 3 Etienne Ducrot 1 2 3 Markus Bulters 4

1ESPCI ParisTech Paris France2Universitamp;#233; Pierre et Marie Curie Paris France3CNRS Paris France4DSM Ahead Geleen Netherlands

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5:00 AM - E2.06
Mechanical Properties of the Strongly Deswollen Polymer Network

Takuya Katashima 1 Ung-il Chung 1 Takamasa Sakai 1

1The University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan

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5:15 AM - E2.07
Fabrication of Piezoelectric-Rubber of Large Piezoelectric Property

Shogo Mamada 1 Naoyuki Yaguchi 1 Masanori Hansaka 1 Masafumi Yamato 2 Hirohisa Yoshida 2

1Railway Technical Research Institute Kokubunji-shi Japan2Tokyo Metropolitan University Hachoji-shi Japan

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5:30 AM - E2.08
Effect of Methanol/Water Mixtures on the Lower Critical Solution Temperature of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)

Derrick C Mancini 1 Subramanian K.R.S. Sankaranarayanan 2 Ganesh Kamath 3 Sanket A. Deshmukh 2

1Argonne National Laboratory Argonne USA2Argonne National Laboratory Argonne USA3University of Missouri Columbia Columbia USA

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5:45 AM - E2.09
Using Separation Techniques to Produce Natural Rubber Latex with Small-Sized Particles to Be Applied in the Fabrication of Homogenous LbL (Layer by Layer) Films

Mariselma Ferreira 1 Gero Decher 2 Christiane Pinto Davi 1

1Universidade Federal do ABC Santo Andramp;#233; Brazil2Institut Charles Sandron Strasbourg France

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E3: Poster Session I
Session Chairs
Noshir Langrana
Yuan Gao
Monday PM, December 02, 2013
Hynes, Level 1, Hall B

9:00 AM - E3.01
Controllable Swelling/Shrinking Behavior of Hydrogels by Molecular Adsorptions

Takuya Kubo 1 Koji Otsuka 1

1Kyoto University Kyoto Japan

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9:00 AM - E3.02
Mechanical Properties of Polymer Gels with Bimodal Distribution in Strand Length

Shinji Kondo 1 Ung-il Chung 1 Takamasa Sakai 1

1The University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan

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9:00 AM - E3.03
Hydrogel Formation from the Concentrated Aqueous Solution of Polyvinyl Alcohol

Tomoyo Sakaguchi 1 Suong-Hyu Hyon 2 Kazuaki Matsumura 1

1Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Ishikawa Japan2Kyoto Institute of Technology Kyoto Japan

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9:00 AM - E3.04
Self-Asembled Fluorescent Organic Nanotubes for Sensory Platform

Chulhee Kim 1 Jeonghun Lee 1 Doo Hong Min 1 Sol Cho 1

1Inha University Incheon Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - E3.05
Hydrogel with Three-Dimensionally Ordered Macroporous Structure for Protein Digestion

Hongkun He 1 Saadyah Averick 1 Pratiti Mandal 2 Shawn Litster 2 Jeff Gelb 3 Naomi Kotwal 3 Arno Merkle 3 Krzysztof Matyjaszewski 1

1Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh USA2Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh USA3Xradia, Inc. Pleasanton USA

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9:00 AM - E3.06
Thermodynamic Properties of Aqueous PEO-PPO-PEO Micelles with Added Methylparaben Determined by Differential Scanning Calorimetry

Andre Lamont Thompson 1 Brian James Love 1

1University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA

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9:00 AM - E3.07
Probing Self-Assembly of Non-Fluorescent Small Molecules Inside Live Mammalian Cells

Yuan Gao 1 2 3 Cristina Berciu 4 Preethi Chandran 1 Ryan Nieuwendaal 2 Yi Kuang 3 Jack F Douglas 2 Daniela Nicastro 4 Bing Xu 3 Ferenc Horkay 1

1NIH Bethesda USA2NIST Gaithersburg USA3Brandeis University Waltham USA4Brandeis University Waltham USA

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9:00 AM - E3.08
Osmotic Modulus of Cartilage

Candida Silva 1 Iren Horkayne-Szakaly 1 Emilios K. Dimitriadis 2 Peter J. Basser 1 Ferenc Horkay 1

1National Institutes of Health Bethesda USA2National Institutes of Health Bethesda USA

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9:00 AM - E3.09
Computational Study of the Evolution of Looped, Bridged, and Free Chains and Polymer End-to-end Distance Under Shear Flow

Michelle Kay Sing 1 Zhen-Gang Wang 4 Gareth H McKinley 3 Bradley D Olsen 2

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA3Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA4California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA

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9:00 AM - E3.10
Photonic Hydrogels Templated by the Chiral Nematic Self-Assembly of Cellulose Nanocrystals

Joel Kelly 1 Kevin E Shopsowitz 1 Wadood Y Hamad 2 Mark J MacLachlan 1

1University of British Columbia Vancouver Canada2FPInnovations Vancouver Canada

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9:00 AM - E3.12
Emission Control System for Spectral Conversion Polymer Film Using Self-Assembled Organic Gel

Hirokuni Jintoku 1 Miho Yamaguchi 1 Yudai Yoshigashima 1 Makoto Takafuji 1 2 Hirotaka Ihara 1 2

1Kumamoto University Kumamoto Japan2PHOENICS Kumamoto Japan

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9:00 AM - E3.13
Carbon Nanotube Aerogels through Functionalization and Cross-Linking

Huseini Shabbir Patanwala 1 Sahil Vora 2 Anson Ma 1 2

1University of Connecticut Storrs USA2University of Connecticut Storrs USA

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E1: Responsive Gels and Nanoparticles
Session Chairs
Ferenc Horkay
Noshir Langrana
Monday AM, December 02, 2013
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Commonwealth

9:15 AM - *E1.01
Responsive Microgels with Complex Structure and Shape

Walter Richtering 1

1RWTH Aachen University Aachen Germany

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9:45 AM - *E1.02
Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Microgel-Modified Biomaterials Surfaces

Yong Wu 1 Qichen Wang 1 Matthew Libera 1

1Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken USA

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10:15 AM - *E1.03
Polymer-Grafted Lignin Nanocomposites

Newell Washburn 1

1Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh USA

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10:45 AM - E1

11:15 AM - E1.04
Thermo- and Photo-Responsive Polymersomes

Esther Amstad 1 Shin-Hyun Kim 2 David A Weitz 1

1Harvard University Cambridge USA2KAIST Korea Republic of Korea

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11:30 AM - E1.05
Preparation of Proton Imprinted Nanoparticles with Switchable pKa Values: Toward Plastic Enzymes

Yu Hoshino 1 Ryohei C Ohashi 1 Yoshiko Miura 1

1Kyushu University Fukuoka Japan

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11:45 AM - E1.06
Probing the Properties of Self-Assembled pH-Responsive Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Films with Adsorbed Nanoparticles

Hans D Robinson 1 Islam Ashry 2 Chih-Yu Jao 1 Yong Xu 2

1Virginia Tech Blacksburg USA2Virginia Tech Blacksburg USA

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