Meetings & Events

fall 1996 logo1996 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 2 - 6, 1996 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Werner Lutze, Karen Maex, Karl Sieradzki




Symposium CC—Neutron and X-Ray Scattering Studies of Materials

Chairs

Doon Gibbs, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Costa Stassis, Iowa State University

Symposium Support

  • Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University
  • Blake Industries, Inc.
  • National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven National Lab
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
* Invited paper
SESSION CC1: CORRELATED ELECTRONS, SUPERCONDUCTORS
Chair: Costa Stassis
Monday Morning, December 2, 1996
Fairfax B (S)
9:00 AM *CC1.1
NEUTRON-SCATTERING STUDIES OF CHARGE AND SPIN STRIPE CORRELATIONS IN CUPRATES AND NICKELATES, John M. Tranquada, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Dept of Physics, Upton, NY.

9:30 AM *CC1.2
EXPERIMENTAL EVIDENCE FOR THE DYNAMIC JAHN-TELLER EFFECT IN La tex2html_wrap_inline213 Ca tex2html_wrap_inline215 MnO tex2html_wrap_inline217 , Pengcheng Dai, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Solid State Div, Oak Ridge, TN.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM CC1.3
STRUCTURE OF tex2html_wrap_inline219 STUDIED BY PULSED NEUTRON DIFFRACTION: EVIDENCE OF LATTICE POLARON, Despina Louca, Takeshi Egami, Univ of Pennsylvania, Dept of MS&E, Philadelphia, PA.

10:45 AM *CC1.4
NEUTRON SCATTERING STUDIES OF UNCONVENTIONAL SUPERCONDUCTIVITY IN YBa tex2html_wrap_inline221 Cu tex2html_wrap_inline217 O tex2html_wrap_inline225 , Bernhard Keimer, Hung Fai Fong, Princeton Univ, Dept of Physics, Princeton, NJ; Dmitry Reznik, Univ of California-San Diego, Dept of Physics, La Jolla, CA; Ross W. Erwin, Jeffrey Lynn, NIST, Reactor Div, Gaithersburg, MD; David Milius, Ilhan Aksay, Princeton Univ, Dept of Chemical Engr, Princeton, NJ.

11:15 AM *CC1.5
ATOMIC-SCALE COEXISTENCE OF MAGNETISM AND SUPERCONDUCTIVITY IN tex2html_wrap_inline227 , Uri Yaron, Peter Gammel, A. P. Ramirez, D. A. Huse, D. J. Bishop, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, NJ; A. I. Goldman, Iowa State Univ, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Ames, IA; Costa Stassis, Iowa State Univ, Dept of Physics, Ames, IA; P. C. Canfield, Iowa State Univ, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Ames, IA; K. Mortensen, M. R. Eskildsen, Risoe National Laboratory, Roskilde, DENMARK.

11:45 AM CC1.6
X-RAY DIFFRACTION STUDY OF THE STRUCTURAL FEATURES IN THE CRYSTALS OF SYSTEM Bi-Sr-Ca-Cu(Fe)-O, Bakhyt Zh. Narymbetov, Veniamin Sh. Shekhtman, Inst of Solid State Physics, Chernogolovka, RUSSIA.

SESSION CC2: MAGNETISM
Chair: Doon Gibbs
Monday Afternoon, December 2, 1996
Fairfax B (S)
1:30 PM *CC2.1
SURFACE MAGNETIC DISORDER IN URANIUM DIOXIDE, Gavin M. Watson, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Dept of Physics, Upton, NY.

2:00 PM *CC2.2
RESONANT SURFACE MAGNETIC X RAY DIFFRACTION FROM Co3Pt (111) AND Co/Pt(111) SURFACES, Salvador Ferrer, Grenoble Cedex, FRANCE; Jesus Alvarez, Pablo Fajardo, Xavier Torrelles, ESRF, Grenoble, FRANCE; Francois de Bergevin, CNRS, Lab Cristallographie, Grenoble, France.

2:30 PM BREAK

3:00 PM *CC2.3
NEUTRON SCATTERING STUDIES OF TRANSITION-METAL OXIDE MULTILAYERS, Julie A. Borchers, NIST, Reactor Div 856, Gaithersburg, MD; R. M. Wolf, Pieter J. van der Zaag, Philips Research Laboratories, Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS; P. Stoyanov, K. A. Shaw, Eric Lochner, Scott D. Berry, David M. Lind, Florida State Univ, Dept of Physics, Tallahassee, FL; Ross W. Erwin, NIST, Reactor Div, Gaithersburg, MD.

3:30 PM *CC2.4
NEUTRON SCATTERING STUDY OF TWO LAMELLAR COPPER OXIDES, Martin Grevens, MIT, Cambridge, MA.

4:00 PM CC2.5
K ABSORPTION EDGE MAGNETIC CIRCULAR X-RAY DICHROISM OF FE-NI ALLOYS, Kazimierz J. Gofron, Clyde W. Kimball, Northern Illinois Univ, Dept of Physics, DeKalb, IL; Art Freeman, Xindong Wang, Fangyi Rao, Northwestern Univ, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Evanston, IL; P. A. Montano, Guy Jennings, Peter L. Lee, Argonne National Laboratory, Materials Science Div, Argonne, IL.

4:15 PM CC2.6
CHARACTERIZATION OF METAL-CERAMIC NANO-COMPOSITE THIN FILMS OBTAINED BY PARTIAL REDUCTION REACTIONS, Ersan Ustundag, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Matls Science & Tech Div, Los Alamos, NM; Jeffrey A. Smith, Cornell Univ, Dept of MS&E, Ithaca, NY; Partha Rangaswamy, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Manuel Lujan Jr Neutron Scattering Ctr, Los Alamos, NM; Stephen L. Sass, Pimpa Limthongkul, Yelena Shapiro, Cornell Univ, Dept of MS&E, Ithaca, NY; Mark A.M. Bourke, Los Alamos National Laboratory, LANSCE, Los Alamos, NM; Kurt E. Sickafus, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Materials Science & Tech Div, Los Alamos, NM.

4:30 PM CC2.7
HIGH PURITY SYNTHETIC DIAMOND WITH LOW DEFECT DENSITY FOR MONOCHROMETERS OF X-RAY SYNCHROTRON RADIATION, Naohiro Toda, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd, Itami Research Lab, Hyogo, JAPAN; Yamaoka Hitoshi, Ishikawa Tetsuya, RIKEN, SPring-8 Project Team, Kamigouri, JAPAN; Sato Shuichi, Sumiya Hitoshi, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd, Itami Research Lab, Itami, JAPAN.

SESSION CC3: COMPLEX SYSTEMS I
Chair: Mariam Rafailovich
Tuesday Morning, December 3, 1996
Fairfax B (S)
9:00 AM *CC3.1
NEUTRON REFLECTIVITY STUDIES OF NOVEL PROTEIN RESISTANCE SURFACES, Anne M. Mayes, MIT, Dept of MS&E, Cambridge, MA.

9:30 AM *CC3.2
Two-Dimensional Interfacial Construction of Pigment TWO-DIMENSIONAL INTERFACIAL CONSTRUCTION OF PIGMENT ASSEMBLIES AT CHARGED LANGMUIR MONOLAYERS: A SYNCHROTRON X-RAY SCATTERING STUDY, David Vaknin, Iowa State Univ, Dept of Physics, Ames, IA; Brian W. Gregory, Iowa State Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Ames, IA; John D. Gray, Iowa State Univ, Dept of Physics, Ames, IA; Benjamin M. Ocko, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Dept of Physics, Upton, NY; Walter S. Struve, Therese M. Cotton, Iowa State Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Ames, IA.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM CC3.3
STRUCTURE AND MORPHOLOGY OF N-ALKANES AT DIFFERENT INTERFACES, Ronit Lavi, Weizmann Inst of Science, Dept of Materials & Interfaces, Ramat-Gan, ISRAEL; Sidney R. Coehn, Weizmann Inst of Science, Chemical Services Unit, Rehovot, ISRAEL; Isabella Weinssbuch, Meir Lahav, Leslie Leiserowitz, L. Margulis, Weizmann Inst of Science, Dept of Materials & Interfaces, Rehovot, ISRAEL.

10:45 AM CC3.4
ONSET OF FORMATION OF AN OIL LAYER ON A SURFACTANT-MODIFIED WATER SURFACE, Albert Steyerl, Levon A. Esibov, U-Ser Jeng, M. Lowell Crow, Dmitry Sarkisov, Univ of Rhode Island, Dept of Physics, Kingston, RI.

11:00 AM CC3.5
INVESTIGATION OF VESICLE STABILITY AS A FUNCTION OF PRESSURE AND TEMPERATURE BY SANS, Joseph T. Mang, Los Alamos National Laboratory, MLNSC, Los Alamos, NM; Rex P. Hjelm, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM.

11:15 AM CC3.6
SCATTERING FROM NEAR SURFACE ORDERED STRUCTURES., William A. Hamilton, Paul D. Butler, John B. Hayter, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN; Linda J. Magid, Univ of Tennessee, Dept of Chemistry, Knoxville, TN.

SESSION CC4: COMPLEX SYSTEMS II
Chair: Sunil K. Sinha
Tuesday Afternoon, December 3, 1996
Fairfax B (S)
1:30 PM *CC4.1
MEASUREMENT OF THE GAUSSIAN CURVATURE OF SURFACTANT FILM IN ISOMETRIC BICONTINUOUS ONE-PHASE MICROEMULSIONS, Sow-Hsin Chen, Sung-Min Choi, MIT, Dept of Nuclear Engr, Cambridge, MA.

2:00 PM *CC4.2
BRAGG-FRESNEL OPTICS FOR HARD X-RAYS: MICRO-DIFFRACTION AND DIRECT IMAGING OF COMPLEX SYSTEMS, Youli Li, Univ of California-S Barbara, Dept of Materials, Santa Barbara, CA; Stefan H. Idziak, Univ of Waterloo, Dept of Physics, Waterloo, ON; Cyrus R. Safinya, Univ of California-S Barbara, Dept of Physics, Santa Barbara, CA; G. Subramanian, Univ of California-S Barbara, Dept of Materials, Santa Barbara, CA; Ernie Caine, Evelyn L. Hu, Univ of California-S Barbara, Dept of Electrical & Computer Engr, Santa Barbara, CA.

2:30 PM CC4.3
EXAMINATION OF THE FLOW INDUCED STRUCTURE IN A THERMOTROPIC POLYETHER BY NEUTRON SCATTERING , M. D. Dadmun, Univ of Tennessee, Dept of Chemistry, Knoxville, TN; S. Clingman, Christophe K Ober, Cornell Univ, Dept of MS&E, Ithaca, NY; A. I. Nakatani, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD; Charles C Han, NIST, Polymers, Gaithersburg, MD.

2:45 PM BREAK

3:15 PM CC4.4
ALIGNMENT OF COMPLEX FLUIDS UNDER CONFINEMENT AND VARIOUS HARD AND SOFT SURFACES, Stefan H. Idziak, Univ of Waterloo, Dept of Physics, Waterloo, ON; Cyrus R. Safinya, Univ of California-S Barbara, Dept of Physics, Santa Barbara, CA; Ilya Koltover, Youli Li, G. Subramanian, Univ of California-S Barbara, Dept of Materials, Santa Barbara, CA; Jacob N. Israelachvili, Univ of California-S Barbara, Dept of Chemical Engr, Santa Barbara, CA.

3:30 PM CC4.5
EFFECT OF SOLVENT QUALITY ON ADSORPTION AND GEOMETRY OF PEO-PS DIBLOCK ON QUARETZ AS A FUNCTION OF TEMPERATURE, Shenda M. Baker, E. Torgerson, Harvey Mudd College, Dept of Chemistry, Claremont, CA; Gregory S. Smith, Los Alamos National Laboratory, LANSCE, Los Alamos, NM; Chris Toprakcioglu, Alekos Vradis, Univ of Patras, Patras, GREECE.

3:45 PM CC4.6
NEUTRON REFLECTIVITY STUDY OF LANGMUIR BLOCK COPOLYMER MONOLAYERS: THETA AND POOR SOLVENT CONDITIONS , Mike S. Kent, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM; Sushil Satija, NIST, Reactor Research Div, Gaithersburg, MD; Lay-Theng Lee, Lab Leon Brillouin, CEN-Saclay, FRANCE; Jaroslaw Majewski, Gregory S. Smith, Los Alamos National Laboratory, LANSCE, Los Alamos, NM.

4:00 PM CC4.7
SANS STUDIES OF MOLECULAR COMPOSITES FORMED BY MIXTURES OF LIQUID CRYSTALLINE POLYMERS AND LIQUID CRYSTALLINE THERMOSETS, Rex P. Hjelm, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM; Joseph T. Mang, Los Alamos National Laboratory, MLNSC, Los Alamos, NM; Elliot P. Douglas, Mark E. Smith, Brian C. Benicewicz, Los Alamos National Laboratory, MST, Los Alamos, NM.

4:15 PM CC4.8
SANS AND SAXS MICROSTRUCTURE STUDY OF FRACTURED COMPOSITES, Samuel F. Trevino, NIST, ARL, Gaithersburg, MD; Donald A. Wiegand, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, AED, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ.

4:30 PM CC4.9
ANISOTROPIC MICROSTRUCTURES IN PLASMA-SPRAYED CERAMIC DEPOSITS, Andrew J. Allen, Gabrielle G. Long, Jan Ilavsky, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD.

4:45 PM CC4.10
SMALL-ANGLE X-RAY SCATTERING INVESTIGATION OF THE PORE STRUCTURE OF SOME CORN AND WHEAT CHARS ON LENGTH SCALES FROM ABOUT 10 TO 10,000 Å, A. Venkatraman, Kansas State Univ, Dept of Chemical Engr, Manhattan, KS; Paul W. Schmidt, Univ of Missouri-Columbia, Dept of Physics, Columbia, MO; Thomas P. Rieker, Advanced Materials Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM; L. T. Fan, W. P. Walawender, Kansas State Univ, Dept of Chemical Engr, Manhattan, KS; D. J. Voss, Univ of Missouri-Columbia, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Columbia, MO; Y. M. Kapoor, Lincoln Univ, Dept of Natural Science & Math, Jefferson City, MO.

SESSION CC5: KINETICS, TIME DEPENDENCE
Chair: G. Brian Stephenson
Wednesday Morning, December 4, 1996
Fairfax B (S)
8:30 AM *CC5.1
X-RAY SCATTERING STUDIES OF THE KINETICS OF CHARGE-DENSITY WAVES, Joel D. Brock, Cornell Univ, Ithaca, NY.

9:00 AM *CC5.2
KINETICS OF SURFACE FACETING, Simon G. J. Mochrie, MIT, Dept of Physics, Cambridge, MA.

9:30 AM CC5.3
NOVEL EXPERIMENTATION FOR IN SITU UHV X-RAY DIFFRACTION STUDIES OF PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS IN NANOMETRIC ISLANDS OF Pb ON SiO2/Si, Kevin Francis Peters, Jerome B. Cohen, Yip-Wah Chung, Northwestern Univ, Dept of MS&E, Evanston, IL.

9:45 AM CC5.4
X-RAY SCATTERING STUDIES OF THE NUCLEATION KINETICS AND DEFECT STRUCTURE OF CUBIC GALLIUM NITRIDE ON tex2html_wrap_inline229 -SiC(001), Arthur Randall Woll, Cornell Univ, Dept of Applied & Engr Physics, Ithaca, NY; Joel D. Brock, Cornell Univ, Ithaca, NY; Young K. Park, Randy L. Headrick, Cornell Univ, Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source, Ithaca, NY.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM *CC5.5
COLLECTIVE DYNAMICS IN LIQUID WATER BY INELASTIC X-RAY SCATTERING WITH meV ENERGY RESOLUTION, Francesco Sette, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, FRANCE.

11:00 AM *CC5.6
PHOTON CORRELATION SPECTROSCOPY IN GOLD COLLOIDS, S. B. Dierker, Univ of Michigan, Dept of Physics, Ann Arbor , MI.

11:30 AM CC5.7
A FREE ELECTRON LASER HARD X-RAY SOURCE: DESCRIPTION AND SCIENCE, John R. Arthur, Arthur I. Bienenstock, Stanford Univ, SSRL, Stanford, CA.

11:45 AM CC5.8
NEUTRON SPIN ECHO SPECTROSCOPY AT NIST, Nicholas Rosov, NIST, Reactor Div, Gaithersburg, MD; Michael Monkenbusch, Forschungszentrum Julich, Inst. fur Festkoerperforschung, Juelich, GERMANY.

SESSION CC6: COMPLEX SYSTEMS III
Chair: Gabrielle G. Long
Wednesday Afternoon, December 4, 1996
Fairfax B (S)
1:30 PM CC6.1
X-RAY AND NEUTRON SCATTERING STUDY OF THE ORDER-DISORDER TRANSITION IN AlMnCu tex2html_wrap_inline221 , Jeffrey J. Hoyt, Washington State Univ, Dept of Mech & Matls Engr, Pullman, WA; C. Chakoumakos, T. Misture, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN; Ryan P. McCormack, NIST, Dept of MS&E, Gaithersburg, MD; Mark D. Asta, Sandia National Laboratories, Dept of Computational Matls Science, Livermore, CA.

1:45 PM CC6.2
WHAT CAN BE LEARNED FROM THE X-RAY DIFFRACTION STUDY OF SOLID SOLUTIONS: THE EXAMPLE OF Ba/Sn AND Cl/F DISORDER IN THE BaClF STRUCTURE, Georges Y. Denes, Abdualhafeed Muntasar, Concordia Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Montreal, CANADA.

2:00 PM CC6.3
NEUTRON DIFFRACTION STUDY OF STRESS-INDUCED TRANSFORMATION IN SUPERELASTIC NiTi, Mark A.M. Bourke, Los Alamos National Laboratory, LANSCE, Los Alamos, NM; R. Vaidyanathan, David C. Dunand, MIT, Cambridge, MA.

2:15 PM CC6.4
TEXTURE AND PHASE COMPOSITION OF ZrO2 OXIDES GROWN ON Zr-2.5%Nb PRESSURE TUBES, Michael G. Glavicic, McGill Univ, Dept of Metallurgical Engr, Montreal, CANADA.

2:30 PM CC6.5
STATIC DISPLACEMENT MODEL FOR METALLIC SOLID SOLUTIONS, Xiaogang Jiang, Gene E. Ice, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Metals & Ceramics Div, Oak Ridge, TN; Tetsuya Saito, Nat Research Inst for Metals, Ibaraki, JAPAN; J. Lee Robertson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Metals & Ceramics Div, Oak Ridge, TN.

2:45 PM CC6.6
NEUTRON SCATTERING STUDIES OF DEFECTS IN tex2html_wrap_inline233 IRRADIATED AT ROOM TEMPERATURE, Sai-Kit Chan, Argonne National Laboratory, Matls Science Div, Argonne, IL; Robert C. Birtcher, J. W. Richardson, Argonne National Laboratory, Materials Science Div, Argonne, IL.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM CC6.7
X-RAY DIFFRACTION STUDY OF THE TEXTURE IN MATERIALS: PROBLEMS AND ADVANTAGES, Rozenn Thoraval, Georges Y. Denes, M. Cecilia Madamba, Alena Peroutka, Concordia Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Montreal, CANADA.

3:45 PM CC6.8
DIFFRACTION ANALYSIS OF INCOMMENSURATE PHASES IN SYSTEM Sn2P2(S-Se)6 , Veniamin Sh. Shekhtman, Salavat S. Khasanov, Inst of Solid State Physics, Moscow, RUSSIA.

4:00 PM CC6.9
STOICHIOMETRY IN SEMI-INSULATING GaAs STUDIED BY X-RAY BOND'S METHOD, Nuo Fu Chen, Inst of Semiconductors, Beijing, CHINA; Hongjia He, Yutian Wang, Lanying Lin, Inst of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, CHINA.

4:15 PM CC6.10
X-RAY DIFFRACTION AND COMPUTER SIMULATION STUDIES ON THE ATOMIC STRUCTURE OF Ag/Cu AND Ag/Ni HETEROPHASE INTERFACES, Imtiaz Majid, R. W. Balluffi, MIT, Dept of MS&E, Cambridge, MA; Paul D. Bristowe, Cambridge Univ, Dept of Matls Science & Metallurgy, Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM.

4:30 PM CC6.11
INTERFACIAL CHARACTERIZATION OF A TiC-PARTICULATE REINFORCED TITANIUM ALLOY COMPOSITE, Priti Wanjara, Steve Yue, Robin A.L. Drew, McGill Univ, Dept of Metallurgical Engr, Montreal, CANADA; John H. Root, Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd, Chalk River , CANADA.

4:45 PM CC6.12
TIME-RESOLVED SANS RESPONSE OF TRAPPED DEUTERIUM IN DEFORMED, SINGLE CRYSTAL Pd DURING IN SITU DESORPTION EXPERIMENTS, Brent J. Heuser, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of Nuclear Engr, Urbana, IL; John S. King, Univ of Michigan, Dept of Nuclear Engr, Ann Arbor, MI.