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2012 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 9-13, 2012 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Lara A. Estroff, Jun Liu, Kornelius Nielsch, Kazumi Wada

Symposium YY : Rare-Earth-based Materials

2012-04-10   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Sudipta Seal, University of Central Florida Advanced Materials Processing Analysis Center (AMPAC)
Aldo R. Boccaccini, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Institute of Biomaterials
Kelly Nash, The University of Texas, San Antonio
Enrico Traversa, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) International Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA)
YY3: Energy Applications Including Ionic Conductivity I
Session Chairs
Ram Devanathan
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3014

2:30 AM - YY3.1
Rare-earth Compounds as Efficient Thermoelectric Materials for Space and Terrestrial Power Generation Applications

Jean-Pierre Fleurial 1 Thierry Caillat 1

1Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena USA

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2:45 AM - YY3.2
High Strength La3-xTe4 Thermoelectric Composites

James Minh Ma 2 1 Samad A Firdosy 1 Michael Asfaw 5 Ryan van Schilfgaarde 5 Devin Dobbs 5 Steven Nutt Nutt 5 Richard B Kaner 2 3 Jean-Pierre Fleurial 1 Vilupanur A Ravi 2 4

1Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena USA2University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles USA3University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles USA4California State Polytechnic University Pomona USA5University of Southern California Los Angeles USA

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3:00 AM - YY3.3
Cu Oxide Dispersed on Ceria Nanoparticles with Controlled Shape: Improved Catalysts for Preferential CO Oxidation

Jose C. Conesa 1 Arturo Martinez-Arias 1 Antonio Lopez-Camara 1 Manuel Monte 1

1CSIC Madrid Spain

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3:15 AM - YY3.4
Characterization of Li7La3Zr2O12 Thin Films Fabricated by Pulsed Laser Deposition

Jiajia Tan 1 Ashutosh Tiwari 1

1University of Utah Salt Lake City USA

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3:30 AM - *YY3.5
Strategies to Reduce Dependence on Rare Earths in Ion Conducting Materials and Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

Eric David Wachsman 1 Bryan M Blackburn 1

1University of Maryland College Park USA

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4:00 AM -
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4:30 AM - *YY3.6
Tuneable Chemical Reactivity in Strain-engineered Ceria NanoArchitectures

Dean C Sayle 1

1Cranfield University Swindon United Kingdom

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5:00 AM - YY3.7
Correlating Nanostructure and Ion Conductivity in Gadolinium and Praseodymium Doped and Doubly-doped Cerias for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Electrolytes Synthesized by Spray-drying

William John Bowman 1 Albert A Talin 2 Renu Sharma 2 Vaneet Sharma 1 Peter A Crozier 1

1Arizona State University Tempe USA2National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg USA

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YY4: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Sudipta Seal
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 1, Exhibit Hall

6:00 AM - YY4.1
Polymeric Nanospheres Containing Rare Earth Complexes and Colloidal Crystals with Luminescent Properties

Xudong Yang 1 Bowen Shen 1 Quan Lin 1

1State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and Materials Changchun China

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6:00 AM - YY4.10
NIR-to-Visible Upconversion Fluorescence of NaYF4: Tm3+, Yb3+ Nanocrystals and Colloids with Potential Use as a New Laser Filling Media

Darayas Patel 1 Donald M Wright 1 Sergey Sarkisov 2 Michael Jumper 1 Janeen A Morgan 1 Brandon Robinson 1

1Oakwood University Huntsville USA2SSS Optical Technologies LLC Huntsville USA

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6:00 AM - YY4.11
The Variety of Emission Color of Eu2+ Doped Barium Silicate Phosphors

Tadashi Ishigaki 1 Shinnosuke Kamei 2 Kazuyoshi Uematsu 3 Kenji Toda 1 2 Mineo Sato 1 3

1Niigata University Niigata Japan2Niigata University Niigata Japan3Niigata University Niigata Japan

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6:00 AM - YY4.13
Synthesis and Characterization of Core-shell Structured Oxide Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications

Prabhakaran Munusamy 1 Shail Sanghavi 1 Vamsi Kodali 1 Tamas Varga 1 Ponnusamy Nachimuthu 1 Brian Thrall 1 Donald Baer 1 Thevuthasan Suntharampillai 1

1Pacific Northwest National Lab Richland USA

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6:00 AM - YY4.2
Enhanced 1.5 micro;m Luminescence Lifetime of Vacuum Deposited Erbium-doped Organic Thin Films for Optical Amplification Applications

Christophe Galindo 1 Laurent Divay 1 Evelyne Chastaing 1 Francoise Soyer 1 Renato Bisaro 1 Pierre Le Barny 1

1Thales Research and Technology Palaiseau Cedex France

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6:00 AM - YY4.3
Luminescence SiO2 Mesoporous Based in d-Block Chromophores as Antenna Groups for System Ru(III)Nd(III) Binuclear Complex

Jose Mauricio Almeida Caiut 5 Rafael M Saacute;bio 1 4 Adriana P Duarte 1 4 Lucas A Rocha 2 Younes Messaddeq 3 Marie-Joeuml;lle Menu 4 Sidney JL Ribeiro 1

1Satilde;o Paulo State University- UNESP Araraquara Brazil2Franca University -- UINFRAN Franca Brazil3Univ Laval, COPL Quebec Canada4Universiteacute; de Toulouse Toulouse France5Universidade de Satilde;o Paulo - USP Ribeiratilde;o Preto Brazil

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6:00 AM - YY4.4
Structural and Luminescence Properties of the SiO2/TiO2 Mesoporous System Doped with Europium Complex

Samira N Stain 1 Rafael M Saacute;bio 2 Lucas A Rocha 3 Victor Hugo V Sarmento 4 Sidney J L Ribeiro 2 Jose Mauricio Almeida Caiut 1

1Universidade de Satilde;o Paulo - USP Ribeiratilde;o Preto Brazil2Satilde;o Paulo State University- UNESP Araraquara Brazil3Franca University - UINFRAN Franca Brazil4Federal University of Sergipe Itabaiana Brazil

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6:00 AM - YY4.5
On the Electrical and Photoluminescence Properties of Erbium Doped ZnO Thin Film

Liang-chiun Chao 1 2 Chung-Chi Liau 2

1National Taiwan University of Science and Technology Taipei Taiwan2National Taiwan University of Science and Technology Taipei Taiwan

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6:00 AM - YY4.7
Effect of Vanadium Concentration on the Spectroscopic Properties of Lanthanide-doped Nanosized Yttrium Phosphates Obtained via Polymeric Precursors

Paulo C de Sousa Filho 1 Jonathan C Batista 1 Osvaldo Antonio Serra 1

1University of Satilde;o Paulo Ribeiratilde;o Preto, SP Brazil

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6:00 AM - YY4.9
Time-dependent Upconversion in Er-Yb Doped Sol-gel Silicate Glass

Dan Boye 1 Daniel G Hampton 1 Ann J Silversmith 2

1Davidson College Davidson USA2Hamilton College Clinton USA

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YY1: Introduction and Fundamental Studies
Session Chairs
Sudipta Seal
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3014

9:15 AM - *YY1.1
Rare Earths in Brazil - Historic and Actual Facts

Osvaldo Antonio Serra 1

1University of Satilde;o Paulo Ribeiratilde;o Preto, SP Brazil

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9:45 AM - YY1.2
Route to Resource-efficient Novel Materials

Stephan Krohns 1 2 Peter Lunkenheimer 1 Simon Meissner 3 2 Armin Reller 3 2 Benedikt Gleich 4 2 Andreas Rathgeber 4 2 Tobias Gaugler 5 2 Hans-Ulrich Buhl 5 2 Derek C Sinclair 6 Alois Loidl 1 2

1University of Augsburg Augsburg Germany2University of Augsburg Augsburg Germany3University of Augsburg Augsburg Germany4University of Augsburg Augsburg Germany5University of Augsburg Augsburg Germany6University of Sheffield Sheffield United Kingdom

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10:00 AM - YY1.3
Spectroscopic Investigations of the Broken Symmetry Ground States in the Rare-earth Tri-tellurides

Leonardo Degiorgi 1

1ETH Zurich Zurich Switzerland

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10:15 AM - YY1.4
X-Ray Spectroscopy and Rare Earth Volume Collapse: A High-fidelity Comparison to Dynamical Mean Field Theory

Joseph A. Bradley 1 Kevin Moore 1 Magnus Lipp 1 Gerald Seidler 2 Brian Mattern 2 Joseph Pacold 2

1Lawrence Livermore National Lab Livermore, CA USA2University of Washington Seattle USA

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10:30 AM - YY1.5
Band Structure and Quantum Size Effects in Semimetallic Rare Earth Monopnictide Nanostructures Embedded in a III-V Semiconductor Matrix

Jason Kawasaki 1 Rainer Timm 3 Hong Lu 1 Kris T Delaney 1 Brian D Schultz 2 Thiagarajan Balasubramanian 4 Edvin Lundgren 3 Anders Mikkelsen 3 Chris J Palmstroslash;m 1 2

1University of California Santa Barbara Santa Barbara USA2University of California Santa Barbara Santa Barbara USA3Lund University Lund Sweden4MAX-Lab Lund Sweden

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10:45 AM - YY1.6
Understanding d-to-f Electron Excitations in Rare-earth Metals

Kevin T. Moore 1 Joseph A Bradley 1 Gerrit van der Laan 2 John P Bradley 3 Robert A Gordon 4

1Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore USA2Diamond Light Source Chilton United Kingdom3Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore USA4Simon Fraser University Burnaby Canada

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11:00 AM -
Break

YY2: Modeling and Theoretical Studies
Session Chairs
Kelly Nash
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3014

11:30 AM - *YY2.1
Computer Simulation of Ionic Conductivity and Radiation Tolerance of Rare Earth Compounds

Ram Devanathan 1

1Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland USA

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12:00 PM - YY2.2
Accurate First-principles Calculation of the Rare Earth Crystal Field

Fei Zhou 1 Vidvuds Ozolins 1

1UCLA Los Angeles USA

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12:15 PM - YY2.3
Electronic Band Structure of Lanthanum Bromide from Many-body Perturbation Theory Calculations

Paul Erhart 1 2 Daniel Aring;berg 2 Babak Sadigh 2

1Chalmers University of Technology Gothenburg Sweden2Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore USA

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12:30 PM - YY2.4
Magnetic Properties of Exchange-spring DyFe2/YFe2 Superlattices by Monte Carlo Simulations

Pierre-Emmanuel Berche 1 Saoussen Djedai 1 2 Etienne Talbot 1

1Groupe de Physique des Materiaux - UMR CNRS 6634 Saint Etienne du Rouvray France2Universite de Tebessa Tebessa Algeria

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12:45 PM - YY2.5
Modeling the Kinetics of NIR-to-visible Upconversion in NaYF4 :Er, Yb Nanocrystals

Mary Berry 1 Stanley May 1 Robert Anderson 3 Hugo Yao 1 QuocAnh Luu 1 Steve Smith 3 Mahdi Baroughi 2

1University of South Dakota Vermillion USA2South Dakota State University Brookings USA3South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Rapid City USA

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2012-04-11   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Sudipta Seal, University of Central Florida Advanced Materials Processing Analysis Center (AMPAC)
Aldo R. Boccaccini, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Institute of Biomaterials
Kelly Nash, The University of Texas, San Antonio
Enrico Traversa, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) International Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA)
YY7: Biomedical Applications
Session Chairs
Sudipta Seal
Wednesday PM, April 11, 2012
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3014

2:45 AM - *YY7.1
Ceria Nanoparticles: Planned and Unplanned Preparation and Environmental Impacts on Particle Properties

Donald Baer 1 Prabhakaran Munusamy 1 Ajay Karakoti 1 Satyanarayana Kuchibhatla 3 Sudipta Seal 2 Suntharampillai Thevuthasan 1

1Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland USA2University of Central Florida Orlando USA3Battelle Science and Technology India Pune India

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3:15 AM - *YY7.2
Antioxidant Effects of Ce3+ in Biology: Cellular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Perspectives

Lina Ghibelli 1

1Universita' di Roma Tor Vergata Roma Italy

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3:45 AM - YY7.3
Enzyme-free Detection of H2O2 from Single Layer of Ceria Nanoparticles Immobilized on PVP SAMs

Ajay Karakoti 1 James Gaynor 2 Talgat Inerbaev 3 Shail Sanghavi 1 Ponnusamy Nachimuthu 1 Sudipta Seal 4 Suntharampillai Thevuthasan 1

1Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland USA2Concordia University Portland USA3South China Normal University Guangzhou China4University of Central Florida Orlando USA

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4:00 AM -
Break

4:30 AM - *YY7.4
Predictive Toxicity Paradigm to Assess Rare and Metal Oxide Toxicity In vitro and In vivo

Andre Nel 1

1UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine Los Angeles USA

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5:00 AM - YY7.5
High Near-infrared Emission from Nanophosphors for In-vitro and In-vivo Diagnostics

Sudheendra Lakshmana 1 Ian M Kennedy 1

1University of California Davis USA

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5:15 AM - YY7.6
Efficient Upconverting Nanophosphors for Imaging and Photodynamic Therapy

Brian Yust 1 Ajith Kumar 1 L. Chris Mimun 1 Dhiraj Sardar 1

1University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio USA

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5:30 AM - YY7.7
Near-infrared Emission of Lanthanide Ions under Long Wavelength Excitation for Biological Applications

Yihan Zhong 1 Liping Si 1 Hongshan He 1

1South Dakota State University Brookings USA

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YY8: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Sudipta Seal
Wednesday PM, April 11, 2012
Marriott, Yerba Buena, Salons 8-9

9:00 AM - YY8.10
Surface Electronic Structure of Gadolinium Nitride

Zane Charles Gernhart 1 Juan C Santana 2 Lu Wang 3 Wai-Ning Mei 3 Chin Li Cheung 1

1University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln USA2University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln USA3University of Nebraska at Omaha Omaha USA

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9:00 AM - YY8.12
Photodissociation Pathway of Gadolinium Cyclopentadienyl-type Precursors for Laser Assisted MOCVD

Jiangchao Chen 1 Qingguo Meng 1 Yajuan Gong 1 Stanley May 1 Mary T Berry 1

1University of South Dakota Vermillion USA

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9:00 AM - YY8.13
Investigation on Thin Film Deposition Mechanism by Laser Assisted MOCVD (LCVD) Method Using Lanthanum Tri(methylsilyl)amide [La(TMSA)3] as Precursor

Qingguo Meng 1 Jiangchao Chen 1 Yajuan Gong 1 Paul S May 1 Mary T Berry 1

1University of South Dakota Vermilliion USA

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9:00 AM - YY8.14
Rare Earth Nanocomposites Based on Chitosan Platforms for Biological Applications

Zannatul Yasmin 1 Maogen Zhang 2 Waldemar Gorski 2 Saher Maswadi 3 Randolph Glickman 3 Kelly L Nash 1

1Unoversity of Texas At San Antonio San Antonio USA2University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio USA3University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio San Antonio USA

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9:00 AM - YY8.15
Rare Earth Based Upconverting Materials for Solar Cell Application

Madhab Pokhrel 1 Ajith K Gangadharan 1 Dhiraj K Sardar 1

1University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio USA

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9:00 AM - YY8.16
Rare-earth for Laser Amplification; Highly Fluorinated Hybrid Glasses Doped with (Erbium-ions/CdSe) Nanoparticles

Kyung M. Choi 1

1University of California Irvine USA

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9:00 AM - YY8.18
Enhanced Visible to Near-infrared Quantum Cutting of Tb and Yb Co-doped Oxyfluoride Glass-ceramic

Zhengda Pan 1 G. Sekar 1 R. Akrobetu 1 R. Mu 1 S. H Morgan 1

1Fisk University Nashville USA

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9:00 AM - YY8.19
CaYAlO4 Doped with Ce3+, Pr3+ and Yb3+ for NIR Quantum-cutting

Antoine Guille 1 Antonio Pereira 1 Anne Pillonnet 1 Bernard Moine 1

1LPCML CNRS/UCBL UMR5620 Villeurbanne France

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9:00 AM - YY8.2
Structural Characterization of Transition Metal-doped Ceria Synthesized by HMTA-Based Co-precipitation

Aravind Suresh 1 Maria J Arellano-Jimenez 1 Benjamin A Wilhite 2 Barry Carter 1

1University of Connecticut Storrs USA2Texas Aamp;M University College Station USA

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9:00 AM - YY8.20
Cerium Activated Halide Elpasolites as Radiation Detectors

Jeremy Kingma 1 Kelvin G Lynn 1 M Grant Norton 1 Denys Solodovnikov 1

1Washington State University Pullman USA

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9:00 AM - YY8.21
Novel Laser Nanomaterials Based on Rare-earth Compounds

Darayas Patel 1 Janeen A Morgan 1 Sergey Sarkisov 2 Brandon Robinson 1 Michael Jumper 1 Donald M Wright 1 Dwight L King 1

1Oakwood University Huntsville USA2SSS Optical Technologies, LLC Huntsville USA

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9:00 AM - YY8.5
Enhancing Proton Mobility by ``Strain Engineering''?

Qianli Chen 1 2 Nikolai Bagdassarov 3 Simon Clark 4 Wendy L Mao 5 Tzu-Wen Huang 1 Zhi Liu 4 Vladimir Pomjakushin 6 Thierry Straessle 6 Jan P Embs 6 Thomas Graule 1 Artur Braun 1 Joel Mesot 2 6

1Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Duebendorf Switzerland2ETH Zurich Zurich Switzerland3University of Frankfurt Frankfurt Germany4LBNL Berkeley USA5Stanford University Stanford USA6Paul Scherrer Institut Villigen PSI Switzerland

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9:00 AM - YY8.8
First-principle Hybrid Functional Study of the Band Structures of Lanthanide Sesquioxides

Roland Gillen 1 John Robertson 1

1University of Cambridge Cambridge United Kingdom

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9:00 AM - YY8.9
An Ab-initio Study on the Non-magnetic Nature of Gd Doped ZnO

Ioannis Bantounas 1 Iman S Roqan 1 Udo Schwingenschluegl 1

1King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Thuwal Saudi Arabia

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YY5: Energy Applications Including Ionic Conductivity II
Session Chairs
Enrico Traversa
Wednesday AM, April 11, 2012
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3014

10:15 AM - YY5.3
Protonic Defects and Hydration Enthalpy Trends in Pyrochlore Structured Oxides: A Combined DFT and TG Study

Tor Svendsen Bjorheim 1 Vasileios Besikiotis 1 Reidar Haugsrud 1 Truls E Norby 1

1University of Oslo Oslo Norway

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10:30 AM - YY5.4
Density Functional Theory Study of La2Ce2O7: Structure and Defects

Liv-Elisif Kalland 1 Vasileios Besikiotis 1 Reidar Haugsrud 1 Truls Norby 1

1University of Oslo Oslo Norway

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10:45 AM - YY5.5
Ex-situ and In-situ Synchrotron, Neutron, Impedance and Raman Studies under High Hydrostatic Pressure and Water Vapor Pressure on the BZY and BCY Ceramic Proton Conductors for IT-SOFC Electrolytes

Artur Braun 1 5 Qianli Chen 1 2 Jan Embs 6 Thierry Straessle 6 Cristian-Daniel Savaniu 9 Murli Manghnani 5 Nikolai Bagdassarov 3 Li-Wen Mao 4 Vladimir Pomjakushin 6 Antonio Cervelino 8 Zhi Liu 7

1Empa Duuml;bendorf Switzerland2ETH Zuuml;rich Zuuml;rich Switzerland3Goethe University Frankfurt Frankfurt am Main Germany4Stanford University Stanford USA5University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu USA6Paul Scherrer Institut Villigen Switzerland7Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA8Paul Scherrer Institut Villigen Switzerland9University of St. Andrews Fife United Kingdom

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11:00 AM -
Break

YY6: Magnetism
Session Chairs
Aldo Boccaccini
Wednesday AM, April 11, 2012
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3014

11:30 AM - YY6.1
Analysis of Spin Splitting in Ferromagnetic GdN Epitaxial Thin Films

Reddithota Vidya Sagar 1 Shinya Kitayama 1 Hiroaki Yoshitomi 1 Takashi Kita 1

1Kobe University, 1-1 Rokkodai Kobe Japan

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11:45 AM - YY6.2
Magnetic Properties of Zn1-xGdxO (x = 0.005, 0.01 and 0.5) ZnO Thin Films

Venkatesh Singaravelu 1 Mahdieh Yousefi 2 Neil Alford 2 Iman S Roqan 1

1King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Thuwal Saudi Arabia2Imperial College London London United Kingdom

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12:00 PM - YY6.3
Novel Composite Materials for Energy Efficient Magnetic Cooling

Julia Lyubina 1 Ullrich Hannemann 1 Mary P Ryan 1 Lesley F Cohen 2

1Imperial College London London United Kingdom2Imperial College London London United Kingdom

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12:15 PM - YY6.4
Magnetic Hardening of Mechanically Alloyed Pr2Co7

Lotfi Bessais 1 Riadh Fersi 1 Najeh Mliki 2

1CNRS Thiais France2University of Tunis Tunis Tunisia

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12:30 PM - *YY6.5
Understanding Coercivity in High Performance RFeB Magnets

Dominique Givord 1 Georgeta Ciuta 1 Nora M Dempsey 1 Yuepeng Zhang 1 Oliver Gutfleisch 2 Thomas G Woodcock 2 Gino Hrkac 3 Thomas Schrefl 4 3

1CNRS/UJF Grenoble France2IFW Dresden Dresden Germany3University of Sheffield Sheffield United Kingdom4St. Poelten University St. Poelten Austria

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2012-04-12   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Sudipta Seal, University of Central Florida Advanced Materials Processing Analysis Center (AMPAC)
Aldo R. Boccaccini, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Institute of Biomaterials
Kelly Nash, The University of Texas, San Antonio
Enrico Traversa, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) International Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA)
YY10: Interactions with Light II
Session Chairs
Sudipta Seal
Thursday PM, April 12, 2012
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3014

2:30 AM - YY10.1
Synthesis and Characterization of Smart Functional Coatings

Jason Reppert 1 Kyle Brinkman 1 Adrian Mendez-Torres 1 Michael J Martinez-Rodriguez 1 George Weeks 1 Dan Krementz 1

1Savannah River National Lab Aiken USA

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2:45 AM - YY10.2
Sensitization of Eu3+ Luminescence in YPO4 Nanocystals

Cuikun Lin 1 Jiangchao Chen 1 Qingguo Meng 1 Paul S May 1 Mary T Berry 1

1University of South Dakota Vermillion USA

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3:00 AM - YY10.3
Rare Earth Doping of Polycrystalline Oxide Ceramics for Photoluminescence (PL)

Elias Penilla 1 Yasuhiro Kodera 1 Javier Garay 1

1UC Riverside Riverside USA

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3:15 AM - YY10.4
Coupling Distance between Eu3+ Emitters and Metal Nanoparticles

Anne Pillonnet 1 Omar Benamara 1 Antonio Pereira 1 Alice Berthelot 1 Stephane Derom 2 Gerard Colas des Francs 2 Anne-Marie Jurdyc 1

1Laboratoire de Physico-Chimie des Mateacute;riaux Luminescents UMR5620 Univ Lyon1/CNRS Villeurbanne France2ICB- UMR 5209 CNRS Universiteacute; de Bourgogne Dijon France

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3:30 AM - YY10.5
Phosphors as Sensors for Radiation-induced Displacement Damage

Sarah Gollub 1 Greg Walker 1

1Vanderbilt University Nashville USA

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3:45 AM - YY10.6
Rare-earth Activated Glass-ceramic for Neutron Detection

Wei Dai 1 2 Henry Marcacci 1 2 Brendan Lynch 1 Hisham Menkara 1 Brent Wagner 1 Zhitao Kang 1 2 Yacouba Diawara 3 Ralf Engels 4

1Georgia Tech Research Institute Atlanta USA2Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta USA3Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA4Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH Juelich Germany

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YY9: Interactions with Light
Session Chairs
Larry Merkle
Thursday AM, April 12, 2012
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3014

9:30 AM - *YY9.1
Optical and Magnetic Characteristics of Binary and Ternary Europium Chalcogenide Nanocrystals

Weidong He 1 4 Suseela Somarajan 2 4 Dmitry S Koktysh 3 4 James H. Dickerson 2 4

1Vanderbilt University Nashville USA2Vanderbilt University Nashville USA3Vanderbilt University Nashville USA4Vanderbilt University Nashville USA

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10:00 AM - YY9.2
Luminescence and Single Molecule Magnet Behaviour in Ln(III) Complexes Based on Redox Active Ligands Derived from TTFs

Lahcene Ouahab 1 Fabrice Pointillart 1 Olivier Cador 1 Stephane Golhen 1

1University of Rennes 1 Rennes France

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10:15 AM - YY9.3
Rare-earth Doped Nanoparticles in Security Printing Applications

William M Cross 1 Tyler Blumenthal 1 Jon Kellar 1 Jeevan Meruga 1 Cuikun Lin 2 Stanley May 2

1South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Rapid City USA2University of South Dakota Vermillion USA

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10:30 AM - YY9.4
Rare Earth Doped Polycrystalline Nitrides for Photoluminescent Applications

Andrew Wieg 1 Yasuhiro Kodera 1 Javier Garay 1

1UC Riverside Riverside USA

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - *YY9.6
Rare-Earth-Doped Laser Materials: Spectroscopy and Laser Properties

Larry Merkle 1

1Army Research Laboratory Adelphi USA

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12:00 PM - YY9.7
Tuning Energy Transfer and Upconversion Luminescence in Rare Earth-doped Nanocrystals

Emory Ming-Yue Chan 1 Joshua Goldberg 1 Bruce Cohen 1 Delia Milliron 1

1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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12:15 PM - YY9.8
Er- and Eu:TiO2 Nanomaterials Development for Photonic Applications

Johann Toudert 1 Mario Borlaf 2 Maria T Colomer 2 Rodrigo Moreno 2 Miguel Jimenez de Castro 1 Rosalia Serna 1

1CSIC Madrid Spain2CSIC Madrid Spain

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12:30 PM - YY9.9
Delineating Optical Enhancement Mechanisms by Li+ Doping in the Visible-to-Ultraviolet Upconversion Material, Y2SiO5:Pr3+

Ezra L Cates 1 Angus P Wilkinson 2 Jaehong Kim 1

1Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta USA2Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta USA

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12:45 PM - YY9.10
Hexagonal Prism-like, Sheet-like and Rod-like Y2O3:Eu3+ Phosphor: Hydrothermal Synthesis, Characterization and Photoluminescence Study

Sudeshna Ray 1 Hideki Kato 1 Makoto Kobayashi 1 Masato Kakihana 1

1Tohoku University Sendai Japan

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