Meetings & Events

fall 1996 logo1996 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

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




Symposium X—Frontiers of Materials Research

Chairs

Werner Lutze -- Univ of New Mexico
Karen Maex -- IMEC VZW
Karl Sieradzki -- Arizona State Univ

* Invited paper

SESSION X1:
Chairs: Werner Lutze Karen Maex and Karl Sieradzki
Monday Afternoon, December 2, 1996
Salon G (M)
12:05 PM *X1.1
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN ELECTRON MICROSCOPY, David J. Smith, Arizona State Univ, Dept of Physics, Tempe, AZ.

12:45 PM *X1.2
MEASURING THE ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE OF A CARBON NANOTUBE, Chris Van Haesendonck, Katholieke Univ Leuven, Lab Vaste-Stoffysika Magnetisme, Leuven, BELGIUM.

SESSION X2:
Chairs: Werner Lutze Karen Maex and Karl Sieradzki
Tuesday Afternoon, December 3, 1996
Salon G (M)
12:05 PM *X2.1
REFLECTION ON THE EVOLUTION OF POLYMER MATERIALS, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, College de France, Dept of Phys Mat Cond, Paris, FRANCE.

12:45 PM *X2.2
NANOPHASE MATERIALS, Richard W. Siegel, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, Dept of MS&E, Troy, NY.

SESSION X3:
Chairs: Werner Lutze Karen Maex and Karl Sieradzki
Wednesday Afternoon, December 4, 1996
Salon G (M)
12:05 PM *X3.1
METALLIC GLASSES, W. L. Johnson, California Inst of Technology, Dept of Matls Science, Pasadena, CA.

12:45 PM *X3.2
METALLIC CORROSION: FROM RUSTY NAILS TO ATOMIC PERSPECTIVES, R. C. Newman, UMIST, Corrosion & Protection Centre, Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM.

SESSION X4:
Chairs: Werner Lutze Karen Maex and Karl Sieradzki
Thursday Afternoon, December 5, 1996
Salon G (M)
12:05 PM *X4.1
DISPOSITION OF EXCESS WEAPONS PLUTONIUM MATERIALS - WHAT ARE THE OPTIONS?, Wolfgang Stoll.

12:45 PM *X4.2
THE FOURTH UNIT OF THE CHERNOBYL NUCLEAR POWER PLANT: 10 YEARS AFTER THE ACCIDENT, Evgeniy B. Anderson, V. G. Khlopin Radium Inst, Mineralogy Div, St. Petersberg, RUSSIA.