Meetings & Events

fall 1996 logo1996 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

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




Symposium V—Nanophase and Nanocomposite Materials II

Chairs

Sridhar Komarneni -- Pennsylvania State Univ
John Parker -- Nanophase Technologies Corp
Heinrich Wollenberger -- Hahn-Meitner-Inst

* Invited paper

SESSION V1: MAGNETIC AND METAL NANOCOMPOSITES
Chairs: Sridhar Komarneni and Robert D. Shull
Monday Morning, December 2, 1996
Salon J/K (M)
8:30 AM *V1.1
MAGNETIC NANOCOMPOSITES, Robert D. Shull, NIST, Metallurgy Div, Gaithersburg, MD.

9:00 AM V1.2
FERROMAGNETIC NANOCOMPOSITE FILMS FROM THERMALLY LABILE NITRIDE PRECURSORS, Leon Maya, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN; Mariappan Paranthaman, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Dept of Chemical & Analytical Science, Oak Ridge, TN; James R. Thompson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Solid State Div, Oak Ridge, TN; Thomas G. Thundat, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Health Science Research Div, Oak Ridge, TN; R. J. Stevenson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.

9:15 AM V1.3
STRUCTURE AND MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF ADVANCED NANOCOMPOSITE MAGNETS, John Henry J. Scott, Elaine M. Kirkpatrick, Krishna Chowdary, Sara A. Majetich, Carnegie Mellon Univ, Dept of Physics, Pittsburgh, PA; Michael E. McHenry, Carnegie Mellon Univ, Dept of MS&E, Pittsburgh, PA.

9:30 AM V1.4
MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF GRAPHITE ENCAPSULATED FERROMAGNETIC NANOCRYSTALS, Jonathon J. Host, Vinayak P. Dravid, Northwestern Univ, Dept of MS&E, Evanston, IL.

9:45 AM V1.5
SMALL-ANGLE NEUTRON SCATTERING AND THE RANDOM ANISOTROPY MODEL FOR NANOCRYSTALLINE FERROMAGNETS, Joerg Weissmueller, Univ de Saarlandes, Fachrichtung Technische Physik, Saarbruecken, GERMANY; Robert D. McMichael, NIST, Metallurgy Div, Gaithersburg, MD; John Barker, NIST, Reactor Div, Gaithersburg, MD; Uwe Erb, ONERA, Dept of Matls & Metallurgical Engr, Kingston, CANADA; Robert D. Shull, NIST, Metallurgy Div, Gaithersburg, MD.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM V1.6
METAL-CARBON STABILIZED COMPOSITES OF ATOMIC SCALE, Benjamin F. Dorfman, Atomic-Scale Design Inc, Stony Brook, NY.

10:45 AM V1.7
SYNTHESIS OF METAL NANOCLUSTERS WITHIN SODIUM CARBOXYLATE FUNCTIONALIZED DIBLOCK COPOLYMERS, Russell T. Clay, Robert E. Cohen, MIT, Dept of Chemical Engr, Cambridge, MA.

11:00 AM V1.8
SYNTHESIS OF A GOLD AND POLY(HEXYL ISOCYANATE) NANOCOMPOSITE, Dale L. Huber, Thomas A. P. Seery, Kenneth E. Gonsalves, Greg Carlson, Univ of Connecticut, Dept of Polymer Science, Storrs, CT.

11:15 AM V1.9
POLYMER COMPOSITES OF NANO-SIZED METAL PARTICLES ISOLATED IN MATRIX, Anatoly D. Pomogailo, Gulzhian I. Dzhardimalieva, Aleksander S. Rozenberg, Inst of Chemical Physics, Moscow, RUSSIA.

11:30 AM V1.10
OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF METAL WIRE ARRAY COMPOSITES, Laura Luo, Tito E. Huber, Polytechnic Univ, Dept of Applied Math & Physics, Brooklyn, NY.

11:45 AM V1.11
THE FORMATION OF METAL/METAL-MATRIX NANOCOMPOSITES BY THE ULTRASONIC DISPERSION OF IMMISCIBLE LIQUID METALS, Veerle M. Keppens, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN; Janet Rankin, Brown Univ, Engineering Div, Providence, RI; Lynn Boatner, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.

SESSION V2: NANOPHASE OXIDES
Chairs: Jeffrey A. Eastman and John C. Parker
Monday Afternoon, December 2, 1996
Salon J/K (M)
1:30 PM *V2.1
ENHANCED THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT OF NANOFLUIDS, Jeffrey A. Eastman, Argonne National Laboratory, Materials Science Div, Argonne, IL; Stephen U.S. Choi, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL; Shaoping Li, Loren Thompson, Argonne National Laboratory, Materials Science Div, Argonne, IL; Shinpyo Lee, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL.

2:00 PM V2.2
IN SITU TEM SINTERING STUDIES OF NANOPHASE ZrO tex2html_wrap_inline555 , Janet Rankin, Brown Univ, Engineering Div, Providence, RI.

2:15 PM V2.3
HIGH RATE PRODUCTION OF NON-AGGLOMERATED NANOPARTICLES BY FLAME SYNTHESIS, Yijia Chen, Rutgers Univ, Dept of Ceramic Engr, Piscataway, NJ; Nick Glumac, Rutgers Univ, Dept of Mechanical & Aerospace Engr, Piscataway, NJ; Ganesh Skandan, Structural Materials Industries Inc, Nanopowder Enterprise, Piscataway, NJ; Gary S. Tompa, Structural Materials Industries Inc, Piscataway, NJ; Bernard H. Kear, Rutgers Univ, Dept of Ceramic Engr, Piscataway, NJ.

2:30 PM V2.4
PLASTIC DEFORMATION OF NANOCRYSTALLINE MATERIALS, Horst Hahn, U. Betz, Technische Univ Darmstadt, Dept of Materials Science, Darmstadt, GERMANY.

2:45 PM V2.5
NANOPHOSPHORS BY A NOVEL GAS CONDENSATION PROCESS, Jyejuh Jason Lin, Rutgers Univ, Dept of Ceramic Engr, Piscataway, NJ; Ganesh Skandan, Structural Materials Industries Inc, Nanopowder Enterprise, Piscataway, NJ; Eric W. Forsythe, Gary S. Tompa, Structural Materials Industries Inc, Piscataway, NJ; D. C. Morton, J. Liu, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, AMSRL-PS-DC, Fort Monmouth, NJ; Bernard H. Kear, Rutgers Univ, Dept of Ceramic Engr, Piscataway, NJ.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM *V2.6
SYNTHESIS OF NANOPHASE POLYVANADATES FROM SOLUTIONS, Jacques Livage, Univ Pierre et Marie Curie, Chimie de la Matiere Condensee, Paris, FRANCE.

4:00 PM V2.7
CALORIMETRIC STUDIES OF THE EFFECT OF INCREASED SURFACE AREA ON THE ENERGETIC STABILITY OF NANOCRYSTALLINE METAL OXIDES, James M. McHale, Princeton Univ, Dept of Geological and Geophysical Sciences, Princeton, NJ; Alexandra Navrotsky, Princeton Univ, Dept of Geological & Geophys Sci, Princeton, NJ; Anthony J Perrotta, ALCOA Technial Center.

4:15 PM V2.8
COULOMETRIC TITRATION STUDIES OF NONSTOICHIOMETRIC NANOCRYSTALLINE CERIA, Ofer Porat, Erin B. Lavik, Harry L. Tuller, Yet-Ming Chiang, MIT, Dept of MS&E, Cambridge, MA.

4:30 PM V2.9
ELECTRICAL/DIELECTRIC STUDY OF NANOCRYSTALLINE CERIUM OXIDE, Thomas O. Mason, Northwestern Univ, Dept of Materials Science, Evanston, IL; Jin-Ha Hwang, Northwestern Univ, Dept of MS&E, Evanston, IL; Edward J. Garboczi, NIST, Building Materials Div, Gaithersburg, MD.

4:45 PM V2.10
ANALYZING CONDUCTIVITY AND GRAIN GROWTH IN NANOCRYSTALLINE TITANIUM OXIDE USING IMPEDANCE SPECTRSCOPY, Kristen P. Constant, Iowa State Univ, Dept of MS&E, Ames, IA; S. Bhowmik, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill , NJ; John C. Parker, M. Ali, Nanophase Technologies Corp, Burr Ridge, IL.

SESSION V3: NANOCOMPOSITES OF LAYERED AND MESOPOROUS MATERIALS
Chairs: Emmanuel P. Giannelis and Prakash B. Malla
Tuesday Morning, December 3, 1996
Salon J/K (M)
9:00 AM V3.1
ENHANCEMENT OF ION MOBILITY IN ALUMINOSILICATE-POLYPHOSPHAZENE NANOCOMPOSITES, John C. Hutchison, Northwestern Univ, Dept of Chemistry , Evanston, IL; Duward F. Shriver, Rabin Bissessur, Northwestern Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Evanston, IL.

9:15 AM V3.2
DIRECT OBSERVATION OF FRACTURE MECHANISMS IN POLYMER-LAYERED SILICATE NANOCOMPOSITES, Evangelos Manias, Cornell Univ, Dept of MS&E, Ithaca, NY; Emmanuel P. Giannelis, Cornell Univ, Dept of MS&E, Ithaca, NY; Wook Jin Han, Edward J. Kramer, Klaus D. Jandt, Cornell Univ, Dept of MS&E, Ithaca, NY.

9:30 AM V3.3
SILICATE/POLYMER NANOCOMPOSITES WITH APPLICATIONS IN LITHIUM BATTERIES, Gregory J. Moore, SUNY-Binghamton, Dept of Chemistry, Binghamton, NY; M. Stanley Whittingham, SUNY-Binghamton, Dept of Chemistry , Binghamton, NY.

9:45 AM V3.4
SYNTHESIS AND LCST BEHAVIOR OF A THERMALLY RESPONSIVE POLY(N-ISOPROPYL ACRYLAMIDE)/LAYERED SILICATE NANOCOMPOSITE, F. Znidarsich, Univ of Illinois-Chicago, Chicago, IL; Phillip B. Messersmith, Univ of Illinois-Chicago, Dept of Restorative Dentistry, Chicago, IL.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM V3.5
SYNTHESIS AND CHACTERIZATION OF POLY(ETHERIMIDE)-LAYERED SILICATE NANOCOMPOSITES, Jongdoo Lee, Cornell Univ, Dept of MS&E, Ithaca, NY; Emmanuel P. Giannelis, Cornell Univ, Dept of MS&E, Ithaca, NY.

10:45 AM V3.6
THE RESPONSE OF NANOSTRUCTURAL POLYMER/CLAY MULTILAYERS TO WATER, Barbara A. MacNeill, Gregory S. Ferguson, Lehigh Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Bethlehem, PA.

11:00 AM V3.7
SELF-ASSEMBLY OF LAYERED ALUMINUM ALKYLSILICATE ORGANIC-INORGANIC NANOCOMPOSITES, Ljerka Ukrainczyk, Iowa State Univ, Dept of Agronomy, Ames, IA; Karen Ann Smith, Joel Boyd, Univ of New Mexico, Dept of Chemistry, Albuquerque, NM; Robert A. Bellman, Iowa State Univ, Dept of MS&E, Ames, IA.

11:15 AM V3.8
SYNTHESIS OF SELF-ASSEMBLED FUNCTIONAL MOLECULES IN MESOPOROUS MATERIALS, Itaru Honma, Electrotechnical Laboratory, Energy Div, Ibaraki, JAPAN; H. Sasabe, Hao-shen Zhou, RIKEN, Saitama, JAPAN.

11:30 AM V3.9
LOW-TEMPERATURE SYNTHESIS OF VANADIUM OXIDES CONTAINING SURFACTANT IONS, Gerald G. Janauer, Binghamton Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Binghamton, NY; M. Stanley Whittingham, SUNY-Binghamton, Dept of Chemistry , Binghamton, NY.

11:45 AM V3.10
A NEW ROUTE TO THE PREPARATION OF NANOPHASE COMPOSITES VIA LAYERED DOUBLE HYDROXIDES, Vitalij Isupov, K. A. Tarasov, R. P. Mitrofanova, L. E. Chupakhina, Inst of Solid State Chemistry, Novosibirsk, RUSSIA.

SESSION V4: NANOPHASES: SIMULATION AND EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES
Chairs: Simon Phillpot and Heinrich J. Wollenberger
Tuesday Afternoon, December 3, 1996
Salon J/K (M)
1:30 PM *V4.1
ATOMISTIC SIMULATION OF NANOCRYSTALLINE MATERIALS, Simon Phillpot, Pawel Keblinski, D. Wolf, Argonne National Laboratory, Materials Science Div, Argonne, IL; H. Gleiter, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, GERMANY.

2:00 PM V4.2
MOLECULAR DYNAMICS COMPUTER SIMULATIONS OF NANOPARTICLE SINTERING, Huilong Zhu, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of Materials Research Lab, Urbana, IL; R. S. Averback, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of MS&E, Urbana, IL.

2:15 PM V4.3
LOWERED DIFFUSIVITY IN tex2html_wrap_inline557 WITH A NANOPHASE DISPERSION OF tex2html_wrap_inline559 , Gary M. Crosbie, Ford Motor Co, Ford Research Lab, Dearborn, MI.

2:30 PM V4.4
FRACTURE OF NANOPHASE CERAMICS: A MOLECULAR-DYNAMICS STUDY, Aiichiro Nakano, Louisiana State Univ, Concurrent Computing Lab for Matls Simulations , Baton Rouge, LA; Priya Vashishta, Louisiana State Univ, Concurrent Computing Lab for Matls Simulations, Baton Rouge, LA; Rajiv K. Kalia, Louisiana State Univ, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Baton Rouge, LA.

2:45 PM V4.5
MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS OF METALLIC AND INTERMETALLIC NANOPHASE MATERIALS: STRUCTURAL, MECHANICAL AND VIBRATIONAL PROPERTIES, Helena Van Swygenhoven, Paul-Scherrer-Inst, Villigen, SWITZERLAND; Alfredo Caro, Centro Atomico Bariloche, Bariloche, ARGENTINA.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM *V4.6
INTERFACIAL STRUCTURE AND DIFFUSION STUDIES IN NANOCRYSTALLINE METALS, Hans-Eckhardt Schaefer, Roland Wuerschum, Univ Stuttgart, Inst fur Theoretische, Stuttgart, GERMANY.

4:00 PM V4.7
MODELLING OF TEXTURE AND MICROSTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT IN NANOCRYSTALLINE ELECTRODEPOSITS, Hualong Li, McGill Univ, Metallurgical Engr, Montreal, CANADA; F. Czerwinski, Jerzy A. Szpunar, McGill Univ, Dept of Metallurgical Engr, Montreal, CANADA.

4:15 PM V4.8
INTERACTION OF NANOPHASE PARTICLES: COMPUTER SIMULATIONS, Howard L. Heinisch, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.

4:30 PM V4.9
IN-SITU TEM INVESTIGATIONS OF THE SINTERING OF SPUTTERED COPPER NANOPARTICLES, Mark Yeadon, Judith C. Yang, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of Physics, Urbana, IL; Deirdre L. Olynick, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Urbana, IL; B. Averbach, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Materials Research Lab, Urbana, IL; J Murray Gibson, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of Physics & Matls Science, Urbana, IL.

4:45 PM V4.10
STRUCTURE MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, AND DYNAMIC FRACTURE IN NANOPHASE SILICON NITRIDE VIA PARALLEL MOLECULAR DYNAMICS tex2html_wrap_inline561 , Kenji Tsuruta, Andrey Omeltchenko, Rajiv K. Kalia, Priya Vashishta, Aiichiro Nakano, Louisiana State Univ, Concurrent Computing Lab for Matls Simulations, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

SESSION V5: POSTER SESSION: NANOCOMPOSITES AND NANOPHASES
Chairs: Sridhar Komarneni John C. Parker and Heinrich J. Wollenberger
Tuesday Evening, December 3, 1996
8:00 P.M.
America Ballroom (W)
V5.1
PARTICLE-BEAM SYNTHESIS OF NANOCOMPOSITE Al ALLOYS, David M. Follstaedt, J. A. Knapp, Samuel M. Myers, J. C. Barbour, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM.

V5.2
PREPARATION AND SINTERING OF SILICA-DOPED ZIRCONIA BY COLLOIDAL PROCESSING, Tetsuo Uchikoshi, Yoshio Sakka, Nat Research Inst for Metals, Chemical Processing Div, Ibaraki, JAPAN; Keijiro Hiraga, Nat Research Inst for Metals, Ibaraki, JAPAN; Kiyoshi Ozawa, Nat Research Inst for Metals, Chemical Processing Div, Ibaraki, JAPAN.

V5.3
TRANSITION DYNAMICS IN FERROELECTRICS WITH ORDERED NANOREGIONS, Igor Siny, Ram Katiyar, Sergey G. Lushnikov, Univ of Puerto Rico, Dept of Physics, Rio Piedras, PR.

V5.4
ATOMIC STRUCTURE OF NANOPHASE PALLADIUM BY MOLECULAR-DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS, Pawel Keblinski, Simon Phillpot, D. Wolf, Argonne National Laboratory, Materials Science Div, Argonne, IL; H. Gleiter, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, GERMANY.

V5.5
PREPARATION OF CERAMIC NANOCOMPOSITE WITH PEROVSKITE DISPERSOID, Toru Nagai, Fine Ceramics Research Assoc, Synergy Ceramics Lab, Nagoya, JAPAN; Mutsuo Sando, Nat Ind Research Inst Nagoya, AIST/MITI, Nagoya, JAPAN; Koichi Niihara, Osaka Univ, Inst of Scientific & Industrial Res, Osaka, JAPAN.

V5.6
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF CaCl tex2html_wrap_inline563 AND LiBr/H tex2html_wrap_inline555 SYSTEMS CONFINED TO NANOPORES OF SILICA GELS, Yurii I. Aristov, Mikhail M. Tokarev, Boreskov Inst of Catalysis, RAS, Novosibirsk, RUSSIA; Gaetano Cacciola, Giovani Restuccia, CNR, ITAE, Messina, ITALY.

V5.7
THE EFFECTS OF PROCESSING CONDITIONS ON THE RESISTIVITY AND MICROSTRUCTURE OF RUTHENATE-BASED THICK FILM RESISTORS , Frank Johnson, Ford Motor Co, Automotive Components Div, Dearborn, MI; Gary M. Crosbie, William T. Donlon, Ford Motor Co, Ford Research Lab, Dearborn, MI.

V5.9
THE GROWTH AND PROPERTIES OF THIN-FILM NANO-COMPOSITES, Keith Lewis, DRA Malvern, Dept of Lasers & Photonics, Malvern, UNITED KINGDOM; A. M. Pitt, A. G. Cullis, DRA Malvern, Lasers & Photonics, Worcester, UNITED KINGDOM.

V5.10
CRACK DEFLECTION AND INTERFACIAL FRACTUR ENERGIES IN ALUMINA/SiC AND ALUMINA/TiN NANOCOMPOSITES, M. L. Jenkins, S. Jiao, R. W. Davidge, Univ of Oxford, Dept of Materials, Oxford, UNITED KINGDOM.

V5.11
PERCOLATION THRESHOLD IN SUPERHARD NANOCRYSTALLINE TRANSITION METAL - AMORPHOUS SILICON NITRIDE COMPOSITES AS A KEY FOR THE CONTROL AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE SUPERHARDNESS OF THESE NOVEL MATERIALS, Stan Veprek, Technische Univ Munich, Inst for Chemistry of Inorganic Matls, Garching, GERMANY; Silke Christiansen, Univ Erlangen-Nurnberg, Inst Werkstoffwissenschaften, Erlangen, GERMANY; Martin Albrecht, Univ Erlangen-Nurnberg, Dept Mikrocharakterisierung, Erlangen, GERMANY; Horst P. Strunk, Univ Erlangen-Nurnberg, Inst Materials Science, Erlangen, GERMANY.

V5.12
CONSOLIDATION AND EVOLUTION OF PHYSICAL-MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF NANOCOMPOSITE MATERIALS BASED ON HIGH-MELTING COMPOUNDS, Rostislav R. Andrievski, Inst of New Chemical Problems, Chernogolovka, RUSSIA.

V5.13
NANOCOMPOSITE THIN FILMS OF TRANSITION METAL CARBIDES FABRICATED USING PULSED LASER DEPOSITION, William F. Brock, Univ of New Hampshire, Dept of Physics, Durham, NH; James E. Krzanowski, Univ of New Hampshire, Dept of Mechanical Engr, Durham, NH; Robert Leuchtner, Univ of New Hampshire, Dept of Physics, Durham, NH.

V5.14
PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF Ag-CLUSTER IN POLY(METHYLMETHACRYLATE), Naohisa Yanagihara, Teikyo Univ, Dept of MS&E, Utsunomiya, JAPAN.

V5.15
PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NANOCOMPOSITE COMPOSED OF TiO tex2html_wrap_inline555 AS ACTIVE MATRIX, Takeshi Sasaki, Nat Inst of Matls & Chem Res, Dept of Composite Matls, Ibaraki, JAPAN; R. Rozbicki, Boston Univ, College of Engineering, Boston, MA; Y. Matsumoto, Kumamoto Univ, Dept of Applied Chemistry & Biochem,; N. Koshizaki, S. Terauchi, H. Umehara, Nat Inst of Matls & Chem Res, Dept of Composite Materials, Ibaraki, JAPAN.

V5.16
FABRICATION OF FUNCTIONALLY GRADIENT MATERIALS BY PLASMA ACTIVATED SINTERING, Shin-ichi Sumi, Tohoku Natl Industrial Res Inst, Dept of Materials Engr Div, Sendai, JAPAN; Yosiki Mizutani, Yoshio Masuda, Michio Yoneya, Tohoku Natl Industrial Res Inst, Materials Engineering Div, Sendai, JAPAN.

V5.17
MORPHOLOGY OF CARBON-BLACK FILLED CONDUCTIVE COMPOSITE POLYMERS AS STUDIED BY SCANNING PROBE MICROSCOPIES, Philippe Leclere, Univ de Mons-Hainaut, Service de Chimie des Materiaux Nouveaux, Mons, BELGIUM; Roberto Lazzaroni, Univ de Mons-Hainaut, Service de Chemie des Materiaux Nouveaux, Mons, BELGIUM; Frederic Gubbels, Cedric Calberg, Philippe Dubois, Robert Jerome, Univ de Liege, CERM - Inst de Chimie, Liege, BELGIUM; Jean-Luc Bredas, Univ de Mons-Hainaut, Service de Chimie des Materiaux Nouveaux, Mons, BELGIUM.

V5.18
MICROSCOPIC AND MACROSCOPIC PROPERTIES OF SILOXANE NANOCOMPOSITES, Jean K. Waldbieser, Cornell Univ, Dept of Chemical Engr, Ithaca , NY; Shelly D. Burnside, Cornell Univ, Dept of MS&E, Ithaca, NY; Emmanuel P. Giannelis, Cornell Univ, Dept of MS&E, Ithaca, NY; T. M. Duncan, Cornell Univ, Dept of Chemical Engr, Ithaca , NY.

V5.19
ORMOSILS FILMS: MICROSTRUCTURE, PHYSICAL AND ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES, Alexander S. Sigov, Konstantin A. Vorotilov, Moscow Inst of Radioengineering, Dept of Electronics, Moscow, RUSSIA.

V5.20
HYBRID ORGANIC-INORGANIC NANOCOMPOSITES: EXFOLIATION OF SILICIC ACID (MAGADIITE) NANOLAYERS IN AN EPOXY POLYMER, Zhen Wang, Tie Lan, Michigan State Univ, Dept of Chemistry, East Lansing, MI; Thomas J. Pinnavaia, Michigan State Univ, Chemistry, East Lansing, MI.

V5.21
INTERFACIAL STRUCTURE AND PROPERTIES CONTROL BETWEEN POLMER CHAINS AND SILICATE NANOLAYERS, Ke-Cheng Gong, Yong-hua Zhang, Cheng-ya Huang, South China Univ of Technology, Polymer Structure & Mod Res Lab, Guang-Dong, CHINA.

V5.22
STRUCTURE VS. ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY OF tex2html_wrap_inline569 AEROGELS: A SANS STUDY, Celia I. Merzbacher, Naval Research Laboratory, Optical Sciences, Washington, DC; Karen E. Swider, Debra R. Rolison, Naval Research Laboratory, Dept of Surface Chemistry, Washington, DC.

V5.23
PROCESSING AND DYNAMIC MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF M-O-POLY(DIMETHYLSILOXANE) HYBRIDS, Shingo Katayama, Nippon Steel Corporation, Adv Tech Res Lab, Kawasaki, JAPAN; Ikuko Yoshinaga, Noriko Yamada, Nippon Steel Corporation, Adv Technology Res Lab, Kawasaki, JAPAN.

V5.24
SOL-GELS PREPARED FROM ALKOXYSILANES USING SUPERCRITICAL CARBON DIXOIDE AS POLYMERIZATION SOLVENT, Douglas A. Loy, Sandia National Laboratories, Org 1815, Albuquerque, NM; Edward M. Russick, Brigitta M. Baugher, Stacey Yamanaka, Thomas Headley, Joseph Carpenter, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM; Kenneth J. Shea, Univ of California-Irvine, Dept of Chemistry, Irvine, CA.

V5.25
NANOCOMPOSITE MAGNETS, George C. Hadjipanayis, L. Withanawasam, Univ of Delaware, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Newark, DE.

V5.26
MICROSTRUCTURAL VALUATION OF IRON-BASED COMPOSITE MATERIALS AS AN ECOMATERIAL, Norihiro Itsubo, Univ of Tokyo, Inst of Industrial Science, Tokyo, JAPAN; Koumei Halada, Kazumi Minagawa, Nat Research Inst for Metals, Ibaraki, JAPAN; Ryoichi Yamamoto, Univ of Tokyo, Inst of Industrial Science, Tokyo, JAPAN.

V5.27
NANOCRYSTALLINE tex2html_wrap_inline571 FROM THE GAS-CONDENSATION PROCESS, Shaoping Li, Jeffrey A. Eastman, Loren Thompson, Argonne National Laboratory, Materials Science Div, Argonne, IL.

V5.28
SUPPRESSION OF GRAIN GROWTH IN NANOPHASE AND SUBMICRON ALUMINA COMPACTS, Deborah Vernon, Brown Univ, Engr Div, Providence, RI; Saryn Goldberg, Janet Rankin, Brown Univ, Engineering Div, Providence, RI.

V5.29
THE EFFECT OF SULFATING ON THE CRYSTALLINE STRUCTURE OF SOL-GEL ZIRCONIA NANOPHASES. Bokhimi, A. Morales, O. Novaro, Institute of Physics, UNAM, A. P. 20-364, 01000 Mexico D. F. , M. Portilla, Faculty of Chemistry, UNAM, T. Lopez, F. Tzompantzi, and R. Gomez, Department of Chemisty, UAM-I, A. P. 54-534, 09340 Mexico D. F. , J. Bokhimi, UNAM, Inst of Physics, Mexico City DF, MEXICO.

V5.30
RAPID CONSOLIDATION OF NANOCRYSTALLINE tex2html_wrap_inline573 -Al tex2html_wrap_inline555 O tex2html_wrap_inline577 WITH TiO tex2html_wrap_inline555 AND MgO ADDITIVES, David A. West, Univ of California-Davis, Dept of Chemical Engr & Matls Science, Davis, CA; Rajiv S. Mishra, Amiya K. Mukherjee, Univ of California-Davis, Dept of Chem Engr & Matls Science, Davis, CA.

V5.31
ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES OF NANOCRYSTALLINE GADOLINIA-DOPED AND PURE CERIUM OXIDE, Erin B. Lavik, Yet-Ming Chiang, Harry L. Tuller, MIT, Dept of MS&E, Cambridge, MA.

V5.32
SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NANOPHASE TIN DIOXIDE BY OXIDATION OF TIN(II) IN AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS, Stephane LeHuerou, Georges Y. Denes, Concordia Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Montreal, CANADA; Amaud Gueune, Eva Laou, Frederic Nicolas, Concordia Univ, Dept of Chemistry & Biochem, Montreal, CANADA.

V5.33
SYNTHESIS OF NANOPHASE MULTICOMPONENT CERAMIC POWDERS UNDER HYDROTHERMAL CONDITIONS, Fatih Dogan, Shawn O'Rourke, Maoxu Qian, Mehmet Sarikaya, Univ of Washington, Dept of MS&E, Seattle, WA.

V5.34
PRODUCTION OF NANOSTRUCTURED IRON OXIDE PARTICLES VIA AEROSOL DECOMPOSITION, Jorma Joutsensaari, Esko I. Kauppinen, VTT Chemical Technology, Aerosol Technology Group, Espoo, FINLAND.

V5.35
NANOPHASE COPPER FERRITE, Cu tex2html_wrap_inline581 Fe tex2html_wrap_inline583 O tex2html_wrap_inline585 , USING ORGANIC CHELATION AND HYDROTHERMAL SYNTHESIS TECHNIQUES, Sriram Dattaguru, Alfred Univ, NYS College of Ceramics, Alfred, NY; Vasantha R.W. Amarakoon, Alfred Univ, College of Ceramics, Alfred, NY; Robert L. Snyder, Ohio State Univ, Dept of MS&E, Columbus, OH.

V5.36
SURFACE MELTING OF PARTICLES: PREDICTING SPHERULE SIZE IN VAPOR-PHASE NANOMETER PARTICLE SYNTHESIS , Yangchuan Xing, Daniel E. Rosner, Yale Univ, Dept of Chemical Engr, New Haven, CT.

V5.37
DEVELOPMENT OF POROUS CERAMICS WITH NANO-THROUGH CHANNELS, Shinji Kondoh, Fine Ceramics Research Assoc, Synergy Ceramics Lab, Nagoya, JAPAN; Koichi Kikuta, Nat Ind Research Inst Nagoya, Nagoya, JAPAN; Shin-ichi Hirano, Nagoya Univ, Dept of Applied Chemistry, Nagoya, JAPAN.

V5.38
NANOWIRES OF CRYPTOMELANE IRRADIATED WITH GAMMA RAYS AND ELECTRONS, J. Bokhimi, UNAM, Inst of Physics, Mexico City DF, MEXICO; M. A. Lucatero, ININ, Mexico, MEXICO; H. Chen, T. D. Xiao, Univ of Connecticut, Precision Manufacturing Center, Storrs, CT; Peter Strutt, Univ of Connecticut, Dept of Metallurgy & Matls Engr, Storrs, CT ; J. Lopez, ININ, Mexico, MEXICO; M. Portilla, UNAM, Mexico, MEXICO; A. Morales, UNAM, Inst of Physics, Mexico , MEXICO.

V5.39
CONTROLLED INVESTIGATION OF POSSIBLE GRAPHITE ENCAPSULATED NANOCRYSTAL FORMATION MECHANISMS, Jonathon J. Host, Vinayak P. Dravid, Brian R. Elliott, Northwestern Univ, Dept of MS&E, Evanston, IL.

V5.40
NANO-SIZED FINE DROPLETS OF LIQUID CRYSTALS FOR OPTICAL APPLICATION, Shiro Matsumoto, NTT Interdisciplinary Research Laboratories, Adv Materials & Characterization Lab, Tokyo, Japan; Marthe Houlbert, NTT Interdisciplinary Research Laboratories, Tokyo, Japan; Takayoshi Hayashi, Ken-ichi Kubodera, NTT Interdisciplinary Research Laboratories, Adv Materials & Characterization Lab, Tokyo, Japan.

V5.41
THERMAL DECOMPOSITION OF ALKOXIDES AS A ROUTE TO NANOPHASE OXIDES AND METALS, G. A. Seisenbaeva, Moscow Inst of Fine Chem Tech, Moscow, RUSSIA; Dmitry V. Drobot, MAFCT, Dept of Chemistry, Moscow, RUSSIA; V. G. Kessler, Moscow State Univ, Dept of Inorganic Chemistry, Moscow, RUSSIA; M. Sundberg, N. Nygren, Stockholm Univ, Inorganic Chemistry Div, Stockholm, SWEDEN.

V5.42
TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY OF NANOPHASE TiO tex2html_wrap_inline555 GENERATED IN A FLAME BURNER SYSTEM, Shirley Turner, Jim Maslar, Maria I. Aquino, NIST, Chemical Science & Tech Lab, Gaithersburg, MD; E Bonevich, NIST, MS&E Lab, Gaithersburg, MD; Michael Zachariah, NIST, Chemical Science & Tech Lab, Gaithersburg, MD.

V5.43
CERAMIC FINE PATTERNING THROUGH PHOTOREACTIVE PRECURSORS, Koichi Kikuta, Nat Ind Research Inst Nagoya, Nagoya, JAPAN; Shin-ichi Hirano, Nagoya Univ, Dept of Applied Chemistry, Nagoya, JAPAN.

V5.44
SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NANOPHASE PARTICULATE FILMS OF MOLYBDENUM NITRIDE, Scott Roberson, R. F. Davis, North Carolina State Univ, Dept of MS&E, Raleigh, NC; Duane Finello, USAF Eglin AFB, MNMF/Fuzes Branch, Eglin AFB, FL.

SESSION V6: ORGANIC - INORGANIC AND SOL-GEL NANOCOMPOSITES
Chairs: Douglas A. Loy and Jackie Y. Ying
Wednesday Morning, December 4, 1996
Salon J/K (M)
8:30 AM V6.1
POLYOLEFIN NANOCOMPOSITES FOR IMPROVED FRACTURE RESISTANCE, Steven D. Hudson, Case Western Reserve Univ, Dept of Macromolecular Science, Cleveland, OH; Conjeevaram V. Rajaram, Case Western Reserve Univ, Macromolecular Science, Cleveland, OH.

8:45 AM V6.2
SURFACE MODIFICATION OF NANOPARTICLES FOR HIGH-REFRACTIVE-INDEX NANOCOMPOSITES, Dorab E. Bhagwagar, Univ of Connecticut, Inst of Materials Science, Storrs, CT; Peter Wisniecki, Univ of Connecticut, Inst of Matls Sci, Storrs, CT; Fotios Papadimitrakopoulos, Univ of Connecticut, Inst of Materials Science, Storrs, CT.

9:00 AM V6.3
NANOSIZED OXIDE POWDER/POLYMER COMPOSITES: SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION, Rita Baranwal, Richard M. Laine, Univ of Michigan, Dept of MS&E, Ann Arbor, MI.

9:15 AM V6.4
GROWTH OF tex2html_wrap_inline571 IN HYDROTHERMALLY DERIVED (;SPMlt;100 tex2html_wrap_inline593 C) tex2html_wrap_inline571 /POLYMER COMPOSITE THIN FILMS, David Collins, Purdue Univ, Dept of Materials Engr, West Lafayette, IN; Elliott B. Slamovich, Purdue Univ, School of Matls Engr, West Lafayette, IN.

9:30 AM V6.5
PROCESSIBLE BLOCK COPOLYMER FILMS CONTAINING SUPERPARAMAGNETIC IRON OXIDE NANOCLUSTERS, Byeonghyeok Sohn, MIT, Program in Polymer Science & Technology, Cambridge, MA; Robert E. Cohen, MIT, Dept of Chemical Engr, Cambridge, MA.

9:45 AM V6.6
A SYNTHETIC ANALOGUE OF THE BIOMINERALIZATION PROCESS FOR THE SYNTHESIS OF METALOXIDE / POLYMER COMPOSITES, Linda M. Kuhns, Patricia A. Bianconi, Pennsylvania State Univ, Dept of Chemistry, University Park, PA.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM *V6.7
NANOCERAMIC PARTICLES/ORGANIC HYBRIDS DERIVED FROM METALLORGANICS, Shin-ichi Hirano, Nagoya Univ, Dept of Applied Chemistry, Nagoya, JAPAN.

11:00 AM *V6.8
SOL-GEL ROUTES TOWARDS MAGNETIC NANOCOMPOSITES WITH TAILORED MICROWAVE ABSORPTION, Philippe Colomban, CNRS, ONERA LASIR, Thiais, FRANCE; Virginie Vendange, ONERA, Dept of Materials, Chatillon, FRANCE.

11:30 AM V6.9
DESIGNED MESOPOROSITY IN THE FORMATION OF HETEROATOM-CONTAINING ALKYLENE-BRIDGED POLYSILSESQUIOXANE XEROGELS, James H. Small, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM ; Kenneth J. Shea, Joseph A. Tran, Univ of California-Irvine, Dept of Chemistry, Irvine, CA; Douglas A. Loy, Duane A. Schneider, Sandia National Laboratories, Org 1815, Albuquerque, NM.

11:45 AM V6.10
SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF POROUS ORGANIC AND HYBRID ORGANIC-INORGANIC BLOCK COPOLYMERS PREPARED VIA RING-OPENING METATHESIS POLYMERIZATION, James H. Small, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM ; Randall S. Saunders, Sandia National Laboratories, Org 1815, Albuquerque, NM; Gregory M. Jamison, Sandia National Laboratories, Org 1812, Albuquerque, NM; Robert R. Lagasse, Sandia National Laboratories, Org 1815, Albuquerque, NM.

SESSION V7: NANOPHASE METALS AND ALLOYS
Chairs: Alan S. Edelstein and Horst Hahn
Wednesday Afternoon, December 4, 1996
Salon J/K (M)
1:30 PM *V7.1
NANOCRYSTALLINE SOLID SOLUTIONS OF Cu/Co AND OTHER NOVEL NANOMATERIALS, Alan S. Edelstein, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC; V. Harris, Naval Research Laboratory, , Washington, DC; Debra R. Rolison, Naval Research Laboratory, Dept of Surface Chemistry, Washington, DC; John H. Perepezko, Univ of Wisconsin-Madison, Dept of MS&E, Madison, WI; David J. Smith, Arizona State Univ, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Tempe, AZ.

2:00 PM V7.2
SYNTHESIS OF NANOCRYSTALLINE METALLIC ALLOYS, COMPOSITE POWDERS, AND FILMS BY THE POLYOL METHOD, Lynn K. Kurihara, Naval Research Laboratory, Molecular Interfacial Interactions Lab, Washington, DC; Gan-Moog Chow, Naval Research Laboratory, Molecular Intrfacial Interactions Lab, Washington, DC; Paul E. Shoen, Naval Research Laboratory, Molecular Interfacial Interactions Lab, Washington, DC; Richard K. Everett, Naval Research Laboratory, Mechanics of Materials Branch, Washington, DC.

2:15 PM V7.3
SURFACTANT-MEDIATED SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NANOSTRUCTURED GOLD PARTICLES, Gan-Moog Chow, Naval Research Laboratory, Molecular Intrfacial Interactions Lab, Washington, DC; Michael A. Markowitz, Naval Research Laboratory, Molecular Intrefacial Interactions Lab, Washington, DC; Alok Singh, Naval Research Laboratory, Moledular Interfacial Interactions Lab, Washington, DC; R. Rayne, Naval Research Laboratory, Molecular Interfacial Interactions Lab, Washington, DC; D. Dunn, Naval Research Laboratory, Chemistry Div, Washington, DC.

2:30 PM V7.4
CATALYTIC PROPERTIES OF PALLADIUM/DIBLOCK COPOLYMER NANOCOMPOSITE MATERIALS, Jane F. Ciebien, Robert E. Cohen, Alejandra Duran, MIT, Dept of Chemical Engr, Cambridge, MA.

2:45 PM V7.5
THE USE OF ULTRASOUND RADIATION FOR THE PREPARATION OF AMORPHOUS MATERIALS HAVING NANOMETER SIZED PARTICLES, Aharon C. Gedanken, Bar-Ilan Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Ramat-Gan, ISRAEL.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM *V7.6
PROPERTIES OF NANOPHASE MATERIALS SYNTHESIZED BY MECHANICAL ATTRITION, Hans J. Fecht, Technische Univ Berlin, Dept of MS&E, Berlin, GERMANY; C. Moelle, Technical Univ Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY.

4:00 PM V7.7
RAPID SYNTHESIS OF NANOSTRUCTURAL INTERMETALLICS AND THEIR BULK MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, Sion M. Pickard, Amit K. Ghosh, Univ of Michigan, Dept of MS&E, Ann Arbor, MI.

4:15 PM V7.8
SYNTHESIS AND SINTERING OF NANOCRYSTALLINE NITRIDE-BASED CERAMIC MATERIALS, Darren T. Castro, MIT, Dept of MS&E, Cambridge, MA; Jackie Y. Ying, MIT, Dept of Chemical Engr, Cambridge, MA.

4:30 PM V7.9
NANOSTRUCTURED PALLADIUM ALLOY MEMBRANE MATERIALS, Kenneth J. Bryden, Jackie Y. Ying, MIT, Dept of Chemical Engr, Cambridge, MA.

4:45 PM V7.10
PREPARATION OF NANOMETER SIZED ALUMINUM POWDERS, Curtis E. Johnson, NAWCWPNS, Dept of Research & Tech, China Lake, CA.

SESSION V8: POSTER SESSION: NANOPHASE METALS, ALLOYS, NONOXIDES AND OXIDES
Chairs: H. J. Heinrich Sridhar Komarneni and John C. Parker
Wednesday Evening, December 4, 1996
8:00 P.M.
America Ballroom (W)
V8.1
3-D SUPERLATTICE PACKING OF FACETED SILVER NANOCRYSTALS, S. A. Harfenist, Z. L. Wang, M. M. Alvarez, I. Vesmar, Georgia Inst of Technology, School of MS&E, Atlanta, GA; R. L. Whetten, Georgia Inst of Technology, School of Physics, Atlanta, GA.

V8.2
THE OBTAINING OF AMORPHOUS NANOPHASE ONE-COMPONENT POWDER OF IRON, NICKEL AND WOLFRAM, R. T. Malkhassian, S. L. Grigorian, Scientific Production Enterprise, ATOM, Yerevan, ARMENIA.

V8.3
TENSILE TEST OF NANOCYRSTALLINE Al/Zr ALLOYS, Marc Legros, Johns Hopkins Univ, Dept of Mechanical Engr, Baltimore, MD; Kevin J. Hemker, David A. LaVan, William N. Sharpe, Johns Hopkins Univ, Dept of Mech Engr, Baltimore, MD; Mindy N. Rittner, Julia R. Weertman, Northwestern Univ, Dept of MS&E, Evanston, IL.

V8.4
ANOMALOUS SPECIFIC HEAT AND PHONON LOCALIZATION IN TRANSITION METAL CLUSTERS, Gregorio D'Agostino, ENEA, Dept of Innovation, Rome, ITALY.

V8.5
PHOTO-INDUCED ANISOTROPY IN A NANO-PHASE SOL-GEL GLASS, Mark P. Andrews, McGill Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Montreal, CANADA; Tanya Kanigan, MIT, Dept of Chemistry, Cambridge, MA.

V8.6
APPLICATION OF MeV ION IMPLANTATION IN THE FORMATION OF NANO-METALLIC CLUSTERS IN PHOTOREFRACTIVE MATERIALS, Daryush Ila, Y. Qian, Z. Wu, Alabama A&M Univ, Ctr for Irradiation of Materials, Normal, AL; C. C. Smith, NASA Marshall Space Flight Ctr, Huntsville, AL; David B. Poker, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN; D. K. Hensley, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Solid State Div, Oak Ridge, TN.

V8.7
KINETICS OF GROWTH AND OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF NANOSIZED GOLD CLUSTERS IN GLASS, Pratima Rao, Robert H. Doremus, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, Dept of MS&E, Troy, NY.

V8.8
SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF SUBMICROMETER-GRAINED Cu, Ni AND Al-Mg ALLOYS, David J. Smith, Arizona State Univ, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Tempe, AZ; Z. Horita, M. Nemoto, Kyushu Univ, Dept of Matls Science, Fukuoka, JAPAN; M. Furukawa, Fukuoka Univ of Education, Dept of Technology, Fukuoka, JAPAN; R. Z. Valiev, Ufa State Aviation Technical Univ, Inst of Physics of Adv Matls, Ufa, RUSSIA; T. G. Langdon, Univ of Southern California, Dept of Matls Science & Mech Engr, Los Angeles, CA.

V8.9
MICROSTRUCTURE AND MECHANICAL TESTING OF BULK NANOCRYSTALLINE COPPER, Carl J. Youngdahl, Julia R. Weertman, Northwestern Univ, Dept of MS&E, Evanston, IL; Jeffrey A. Eastman, Argonne National Laboratory, Materials Science Div, Argonne, IL.

V8.10
MAGNETIC PROPERTIES AND CORRELATIONS IN NANOSTRUCTURED SYSTEMS COMBINING A FERROMAGNETIC PHASE AND ANTIFERROMAGNETIC INTERFACES, Werner Wagner, Jorg Loffler, Helena Van Swygenhoven, Paul-Scherrer-Inst, Villigen, SWITZERLAND; J. Meier, Univ of Neuchatel, Inst de Microtechnique, Neuchatel, SWITZERLAND; A. Wiedenmann, Hahn-Meitner-Inst, Berlin, GERMANY.

V8.11
PREPARATION OF METAL NANOSUSPENSIONS BY HIGH-PRESSURE DC-SPUTTERING ON RUNNING LIQUIDS, Michael Wagener, Bernd Gunther, Fraunhofer-Inst, Applied Materials Research, Bremen, Germany.

V8.12
THE EFFECT OF LIPID STRUCTURE ON THE MEMRANE MEDIATED SYNTHESIS OF UNAGGLOMERATED METAL NANOPARTICLES, Michael A. Markowitz, Naval Research Laboratory, Molecular Intrefacial Interactions Lab, Washington, DC; Gan-Moog Chow, Naval Research Laboratory, Molecular Intrfacial Interactions Lab, Washington, DC; Alok Singh, Naval Research Laboratory, Moledular Interfacial Interactions Lab, Washington, DC.

V8.13
PHYSICAL CHARACTERIZATION AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF CHEMICALLY SYNTHESIZED NANOSTRUCTURED M50 STEEL, Kenneth E. Gonsalves, Univ of Connecticut, Dept of Materials Science, Storrs, CT; Sri P. Rangarajan, Univ of Connecticut, Inst of Materials Science, Storrs, CT; Chi Law, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, East Hartford, CT; Gan-Moog Chow, Naval Research Laboratory, Molecular Intrfacial Interactions Lab, Washington, DC.

V8.14
SELF ORGANIZED GROWTH AND ULTRAFAST ELECTRON DYNAMICS IN METALLIC NANOPARTICLES, Angiolino A. Stella, Univ di Pavia, Dept di Fisica "A Volta", Pavia, ITALY; P. Cheyssac, Univ de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Lab de Physique de la Matiere Condensee, Nice 2, FRANCE; S. De Silvestri, Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Fisica, Milano, ITALY; R. Kofman, Univ de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Lab de Physique de la Matiere Condensee, Nice 2, FRANCE; G. Lanzani, Univ di Sassari, Istituto di matematica e Fisica, Sassari, ITALY; M. Nisoli, Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Fisica, Milano, ITALY; Paolo Tognini, Univ di Pavia, Dipartimento di Fisica "A. Volta", Pavia, ITALY.

V8.15
COMPUTER SIMULATION OF THE STRUCTURE OF NANOCRYSTALS, Yasushi Sasajima, Ibaraki Univ, Faculty of Engineering, Ibaraki, JAPAN; Shigeo Okuda, Ibaraki Univ, Ibaraki, JAPAN.

V8.16
SYNTHESIS OF NANOPHASE NOBLE METAL SYSTEMS UTILIZING POROUS SILICON, Ian B. Coulthard, T. K. Sham, Univ of Western Ontario, Dept of Chemistry, London, CANADA.

V8.17
MICROSTRUCTURE AND PHASE TRANSITIONS IN RAPIDLY SOLIDIFIED Ti(50)Ni(50-x)Cu(x) SHAPE MEMORY ALLOYS, Vladimir G. Pushin, Inst of Metal Physics, Phase Transition Lab, Ekaterinburg, RUSSIA; N. M. Matveeva, Baikov Inst of Metallurgy, RAS, Moscow, RUSSIA; S. B. Volkova, Inst of Metal Physics, Ural Div, Ekaterinburg, RUSSIA; A. S. Chistjakov, Inst of Metal Physics, Urla Div, Ekaterinburg, RUSSIA.

V8.18
CHARACTERIZATION OF CONSOLIDATED RAPIDLY SOLIDIFIED Cu-Nb RIBBONS, Fereshteh Ebrahimi, M. L. Henne, Univ of Florida, Dept of MS&E, Gainesville, FL.

V8.19
THE COMPOSITION EFFECT ON THE NANOCRYSTALLIZATION OF FINEMET AMORPHOUS ALLOYS, Jie Zhu, Univ Autonoma Barcelona, Grup de Fisica Materials I Dept. Fisica, Barcelona, SPAIN; Trinitat Pradell, Univ Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, SPAIN; Narcis Clavaguera, Univ de Barcelona, Dept Fisica, Barcelona, SPAIN; Maria Teresa Clavaguera-Mora, Univ Autonoma Barcelona, Dept Fisica, Bellaterra, SPAIN.

V8.20
THE STRUCTURE OF Fe NANOCRYSTALS IN MECHANICALLY ALLOYED AND MECHANICALLY CRYSTALLIZED Fe-Zr ALLOYS, Michel L. Trudeau, Hydro-Quebec Research Inst, Varennes, CANADA; D. H. Ryan, McGill Univ, eCntre for the Physics of Matls, Montreal, PQ; D. Wiarda, McGill Univ, Centre for the Physics of Matls, Montreal, CANADA.

V8.21
SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF INTERMETALLIC COMPOUNDS, Mahmood Choudry, Illinois Inst of Tech, Dept of MMAE, Chicago, IL; Marek Dollar, Illinois Inst of Tech, Dept of Mechanics Materials & Aerospace Engr, Chicago, IL; Jeffrey A. Eastman, Argonne National Laboratory, Materials Science Div, Argonne, IL; Ron DiMelfi, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL.

V8.22
KINETICS OF FORMATION OF NANOCRYSTALLINE Fe(Al) SOLID SOLUTION DURING BALL MILLING, Honggang Jiang, Robert J. Perez, Maggy L. Lau, Enrique J. Lavernia, Univ of California-Irvine, Dept of Chem Engr & Matls Science, Irvine, CA.

V8.24
FABRICATION OF NANOCRYSTALLINE AlN POWDERS USING A SOL-GEL DERIVED APPROACH, Lynn K. Kurihara, Naval Research Laboratory, Molecular Interfacial Interactions Lab, Washington, DC; Gan-Moog Chow, Naval Research Laboratory, Molecular Intrfacial Interactions Lab, Washington, DC; R. Rayne, Paul E. Shoen, Naval Research Laboratory, Molecular Interfacial Interactions Lab, Washington, DC; Marie-Isabelle Baraton, Univ of Limoges, LMCTS URA 320 CNRS, Limoges, FRANCE.

V8.25
PURE BORON NITRIDE NANOTUBES, Dmitri Golberg, Nat Research Inst for Metals, Dept of Chemical Processing, Ibaraki, JAPAN; Mikhail Eremets, Inst of Spectroscopy, Troitsk, RUSSIA; Yoshio Bando, Kenichi Takemura, Keiji Kurashima, Hitoshi Yusa, Natl Inst for Research in Inorganic Matls, Iaraki, JAPAN.

V8.26
SYNTHESIS AND LASER SPECTROSCOPY OF MONOCLINIC tex2html_wrap_inline597 NANOCRYSTALS, Bipin Bihari, Brian M. Tissue, Virginia Tech, Dept of Chemistry, Blacksburg, VA.

V8.27
CATION-SUBSTITUTED BARIUM HEXA-ALUMINATE AEROGELS FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE CATALYTIC COMBUSTION, Lin-Chiuan Yan, Levi T. Thompson, Univ of Michigan, Dept of Chemical Engr, Ann Arbor, MI.

V8.28
SIZE EFFECTS IN HETEROGENEOUS CATALYTIC REACTIONS USING LAYERED SYNTHETIC MICROSTRUCTURES, Mark Libby, Howard Saltsburg, Univ of Rochester, Dept of Chemical Engr, Rochester, NY.

SESSION V9: OXIDE AND OXIDE-METAL NANOCOMPOSITES
Chairs: Kristen P. Constant and Vinayak P. Dravid
Thursday Morning, December 5, 1996
Salon J/K (M)
8:30 AM *V9.1
POLYMERIZABLE COMPLEX SYNTHESIS OF NANOCOMPOSITE PHOTO-CATALYTIC MATERIALS, 1 Kakihana, Tokyo Inst of Technology, Matl & Structures Lab, Yokohama, JAPAN.

9:00 AM V9.2
PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE RuO tex2html_wrap_inline555 -TiO tex2html_wrap_inline555 AEROGELS, Karen E. Swider, Naval Research Laboratory, Dept of Surface Chemistry, Washington, DC; Celia I. Merzbacher, Naval Research Laboratory, Optical Sciences, Washington, DC; Debra R. Rolison, Naval Research Laboratory, Dept of Surface Chemistry, Washington, DC.

9:15 AM V9.3
NICALON REINFORCED BARIUM / STRONTIUM ALUMINOSILICATE CERAMIC MATRIX COMPOSITES VIA INFILTRATION OF A BAS PRECURSOR / SAS NANOPARTICLE SUSPENSION, Thomas R. Hinklin, Richard M. Laine, Siew S. Neo, Univ of Michigan, Dept of MS&E, Ann Arbor, MI.

9:30 AM V9.4
GRAIN SIZE CONTROL AND PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS IN NANOPHASE tex2html_wrap_inline603 , Bridget M. Smyser, Worcester Polytechnic Inst, Dept of Matls Engr, Worcester, MA; Richard D. Sisson, Worcester Polytechnic Inst, Dept of Materials Engr, Worcester, MA; Virgil Provenzano, Naval Research Laboratory, Code 6320, Washington, DC; Jane F. Connelly, Worcester Polytechnic Inst, Dept of Materials Engr, Worcester, MA.

9:45 AM V9.5
FERROELECTRIC LEAD ZIRCONATE TITANATE NANOCOMPOSITES FOR THICK-FILM APPLICATIONS, Kui Yao, Nanyang Technological Univ, Singapore, SINGAPORE; Weiguang Zhu, Nanyang Technological Univ, Dept of Electrical & Electronics, Singapore, SINGAPORE; Xi Yao, Xian Jiaotong Univ, Electronic Materials Research Lab, Xian, CHINA.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM V9.6
THE SYNTHESIS AND PROPERTIES OF QUANTUM-SIZED METALLIC AND SEMICONDUCTING COLLOIDS, Lindsay J. Brooks, Richard Singer, Peter Foot, Kingston Univ, School of Applied Chemistry, Kingston-upon-Thames, UNITED KINGDOM.

10:45 AM V9.7
HETEROGENEOUS NANOCOMPOSITE MATERIALS BASED ON LIQUID CRYSTALS AND POROUS MEDIA, Ghanshyam P. Sinha, Fouad M. Aliev, Univ of Puerto Rico, Dept of Physics, San Juan, PR.

11:00 AM V9.8
RAPID CONSOLIDATION OF Al tex2html_wrap_inline555 O tex2html_wrap_inline577 /Al tex2html_wrap_inline555 TiO tex2html_wrap_inline611 NANOCOMPOSITES, David Alan West, Univ of California-Davis, Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, Davis, California; Rajiv S. Mishra, Amiya K. Mukherjee, Univ of California-Davis, Dept of Chem Engr & Matls Science, Davis, CA.

11:15 AM V9.9
NANOPHASE MATERIALS FOR PASSIVE AND ACTIVE INTEGRATED OPTICS DEVICES, Mark P. Andrews, Galina Milova, Manuel Binoist, M. A. Fardad, Russell Tuling, McGill Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Montreal, CANADA; A. Malek-Tabrizi, S. Iraj Najafi, Ecole Polytechnique , Photonics Research Group, Montreal, CANADA; Todd Brown, Mark G. Kuzyk, Washington State Univ, Dept of Physics, Pullman, WA.

11:45 AM V9.11
SYNTHESIS OF OXIDE-COATED METAL CLUSTERS, Robert A. Crane, Jonathan T. Matthews, Ronald P. Andres, Purdue Univ, Dept of Chemical Engr, West Lafayette, IN.

SESSION V10: METAL NANOCOMPOSITES
Chairs: Brian Cantor and Thomas O. Mason
Thursday Afternoon, December 5, 1996
Salon J/K (M)
1:30 PM *V10.1
THE EFFECT OF PROCESSING CONDITIONS ON THE STRUCTURE OF NANOCOMPOSITE MATERIALS FOR A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT APPLICATIONS, Brian Cantor, Univ of Oxford, Dept of Materials, Oxford, UNITED KINGDOM.

2:00 PM V10.2
PRECIPITATION MECHANISM OF NANOSCALE Al PARTICLES IN Al-BASED AMORPHOUS ALLOYS, An Pang Tsai, Nat Research Inst for Metals, 3rd Group, Ibaraki, JAPAN; Yoshihito Kawamura, Akihisa Inoue, Tohoku Univ, Inst of Materials Research, Miyagi, JAPAN; Tsuyoshi Masumoto, Res Inst Elec Mag Mater, Miyagi, JAPAN.

2:15 PM V10.3
UNIQUE MICROSTRUCTURAL FEATURE IN CONSOLIDATED NANOCOMPOSITE TUNGSTEN CARBIDE-COBALT, Mohan Kalyanaraman, Univ of Connecticut, Adv Tech Ctr for Precision Mfg, Storrs, CT; Peter R Strutt, Univ of Connecticut, Dept of Metallurgy & Matls Engr, Storrs, CT.

2:30 PM V10.4
THE USE OF SPARK EROSION FOR THE DEPOSITION OF GRANULAR THIN FILMS, Nicholas B. Shevchenko, Joseph A. Christodoulides, Xianying Meng-Burany, George C. Hadjipanayis, Univ of Delaware, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Newark, DE.

2:45 PM V10.5
MICROSTRUCTURE AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF WC/Co NANOCOMPOSITES, Traugott E. Fischer, Jia Kang, Stevens Inst of Technology, Dept of MS&E, Hoboken, NJ.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM V10.6
ANALYSIS OF MICROHARDNESS OF Cu-Fe NANOCOMPOSITES PRODUCED BY CRYOGENIC BALL MILLING, Li He, Evan Ma, Louisiana State Univ, Dept of Mechanical Engr, Baton Rouge, LA.

4:00 PM V10.8
SYNTHESIS OF NANOCOMPOSITE Ti-ALUMINIDES, Rajarshi Banerjee, Xiao-Dong Zhang, Sam Swaminathan, Robert Wheeler, Hamish L. Fraser, Ohio State Univ, Dept of MS&E, Columbus, OH.

4:15 PM V10.9
ATOMISTIC STUDIES OF CRACKS IN MULTILAYERED Cu-Ni MATERIALS, Diana Farkas, Jeff Clinedinst, Virginia Tech, Dept of MS&E, Blacksburg, VA.

4:30 PM V10.10
POLYCRYSTALLINE NANOLAMINATES: tex2html_wrap_inline613 , AND THE H-PHASES, Michel W. Barsoum, Tamer El-Raghy, Drexel Univ, Dept of Materials Engr, Philadelphia, PA.