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2009 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 30 - December 4, 2009 | Boston
Meeting Chairs
: Kristi Anseth, Li-Chyong Chen, Peter Gumbsch, Ji-Cheng Zhao

Symposium CC : Phonon Engineering for Enhanced Materials Solutions--Theory and Applications

2009-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Subhash L. Shinde Sandia National Laboratories
Gyaneshwar P. Srivastava University of Exeter
Jacob Khurgin Johns Hopkins University
Yujie J. Ding Lehigh University
CC1: Phonon Transport in Bulk Materials
Session Chairs
Subhash Shinde
Gyaneshwar Srivastava
Monday AM, November 30, 2009
The Fens (Sheraton - 5th Floor)

9:45 AM -
Opening Remarks by Subhash L. Shinde.

9:50 AM -
Phonon Transport in Bulk Materials -- Comments by Gyaneshwar Srivastava

10:00 AM - **CC1.1
Lifetimes of Phonons in Si from 50 GHz to 15 THz.

David Cahill 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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10:30 AM - CC1.2
Phonon Transport in Silicon Nanowire at Low Temperature.

Jean-Savin Heron 1 , Thierry Fournier 1 , Natalio Mingo 2 , Olivier Bourgeois 1
1 Institut Neel , CNRS, Grenoble France, 2 LITEN, CEA, Grenoble France

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10:45 AM - CC1.3
Thermal Conductivity of Silicon-germanium Alloys from First-principles.

Jivtesh Garg 1 , Nicola Bonini 2 , Nicola Marzari 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - CC1.4
Optimal Matching of Thermal Vibrations into Carbon Nanotubes in Theory and Simulations.

K.g.s.h. Gunawardana 1 , Kieran Mullen 1
1 physics and astronomy, University of oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, United States

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11:45 AM - CC1.5
Optical Observations of Strong Thermoelectric Thomson Effect on Self-heated Nanocrystalline Silicon Microwires.

Gokhan Bakan 1 , Niaz Khan 1 , Helena Silva 1 , Ali Gokirmak 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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12:00 PM - CC1.6
Modeling of Phonon Thermal Transport in Semiconductor Heterostructures and Nanowires.

Jie Zou 1
1 Physics, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois, United States

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CC2: Phonon Transport in Nanostructures I
Session Chairs
Yujie Ding
Jacob Khurgin
Monday PM, November 30, 2009
The Fens (Sheraton - 5th Floor)

2:30 PM - **CC2.1
Phonon Engineering with Graphene and Graphene Multi-Layers.

Alexander Balandin 1 , S. Ghosh 1 , D. Nika 1 , E. Pokatilov 1
1 Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, California, United States

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3:00 PM - CC2.2
Thermal Energy Transport by Phonons in Nanostructured Materials.

Martin Maldovan 1 , Edwin Thomas 1
1 , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:15 PM - CC2.3
Computational Studies of Lattice Thermal Conductivities in SiGe Nanostructures.

Maria Chan 1 2 , Davide Donadio 3 , Giulia Galli 3 , Gerbrand Ceder 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Physics, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Chemistry, UC Davis, Davis, California, United States

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3:30 PM - **CC2.4
Acoustic Transport and Electron-phonon Interactions in Vertically Grown Nanorod Arrays.

Masashi Yamaguchi 1 , Jianxun Liu 1 , Dexian Ye 1 , Toh-Ming Lu 1
1 Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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4:00 PM -
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4:30 PM - CC2.5
Investigating Phonon Transport using Micro-devices with Fully Integrated Silicon Nanowires.

Karma Sawyer 1 , Renkun Chen 1 , Baoling Huang 1 , Kedar Hippalgaonkar 1 , Bair Budaev 1 , Arun Majumdar 1 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeleyc, California, United States

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4:45 PM - CC2.6
Transparent and Thermally Conducting Nanocomposites from Ultra-long Boron Carbide Nanowires and Poly(methyl methacrylate).

Sung-Ryong Kim 1 , Varun Gupta 2 , Seung-Won Yim 1 , Manish Chhowalla 2
1 Dept. of Polymer Sci. & Eng., Chungju National University, Chungju Korea (the Republic of), 2 Dept. of Materials Sci. & Eng., Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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5:00 PM - CC2.7
Frequency-Dependent Monte Carlo Simulations of Phonon Transport in Nanostructured Bulk Silicon.

Qing Hao 1 , Gang Chen 1 , Gaohua Zhu 2 , Giri Joshi 2 , Xiaowei Wang 2 , Zhifeng Ren 2 , Ming-Shan Jeng 3
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology , Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Physics, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States, 3 , Industrial Technology Research Institute, Chutung, Hsinchu, Taiwan

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2009-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Subhash L. Shinde Sandia National Laboratories
Gyaneshwar P. Srivastava University of Exeter
Jacob Khurgin Johns Hopkins University
Yujie J. Ding Lehigh University
CC3: Phonon Transport in Nanostructures II
Session Chairs
Yujie Ding
Subhash Shinde
Tuesday AM, December 01, 2009
The Fens (Sheraton - 5th Floor)

10:00 AM - **CC3.1
Confined Phonons Effects and Thermal Transport in Graphene-based Structures.

Jun Qian 1 , Ke Sun 1 , Mitra Dutta 1 , Michael Stroscio 1
1 ECE Department, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States

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10:30 AM - CC3.2
Phonon Propagation in Nanoparticles Dispersed in Liquids – A Model for Nanofluid.

Yoshiaki Kogure 1 , Toshio Kosugi 1 , Hideo Kaburaki 2
1 , Teikyo University of Science and Technology, Uenohara, Yamanashi, Japan, 2 , JAEA, Tokai, Ibaraki, Japan

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10:45 AM - CC3.3
Direct Study of the Thermal Conductivity in Aluminum Nanowires.

Nenad Stojanovic 1 2 , D. Maithripala 1 3 , Jordan Berg 1 2 , Mark Holtz 1 4
1 Nano Tech Center, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, United States, 3 Mechanical Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya Sri Lanka, 4 Physics, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - CC3.4
Anisotropic Thermal Transport in Thin Si Membranes with Stretched Ge Quantum Dots for Thermoelectrics and Heat Dissipation.

Jean-Numa Gillet 1 , Bahram Djafari-Rouhani 1 , Yan Pennec 1
1 Physics (IEMN), University of Lille 1, Villeneuve d'Ascq cedex France

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11:45 AM - CC3.5
Thermal Transport in Silicon Nanostructures.

Davide Donadio 1 , Yuping He 1 , Giulia Galli 1
1 Chemistry, Univ. Calif. Davis, Davis, California, United States

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12:00 PM - CC3.6
Heat Transport in Nanostructured III-V Semiconducting Alloys.

Joseph Feser 1 , Dongyan Xu 1 , Arun Majumdar 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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CC4: Phonon Interactions I
Session Chairs
Jacob Khurgin
Gyaneshwar Srivastava
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
The Fens (Sheraton - 5th Floor)

2:30 PM - **CC4.1
Interfaces and Reliability of GaN Electronic Devices.

Martin Kuball 1 , Athikom Manoi 1 , James Pomeroy 1 , Milan Tapajna 1 , Richard Simms 1 , Gernot Riedel 1 , Andrei Sarua 1 , Michael Uren 2 , Trevor Martin 2 , Erik Janzen 3 , Niklas Rorsman 4 , Umesh Mishra 5
1 Center for Device Thermography and Reliability (CDTR), University of Bristol, Bristol United Kingdom, 2 , QinetiQ Ltd, Malvern United Kingdom, 3 , Linköping University, Linköping Sweden, 4 , Chalmers University, Göteborg Sweden, 5 , University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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3:00 PM - CC4.2
Theoretical and Simulation-based Predictions of Grain Boundary Kapitza Resistance in Semi-conductors.

Sylvie Aubry 1 , Patrick Schelling 2 , Chris Kimmer 3 , Xiaowang Zhou 4 , Reese Jones 4
1 , Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 , University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, United States, 3 , University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, United States, 4 , Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States

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3:15 PM - CC4.3
Defect and Interface Scattering In Nanophononic Semiconductors.

Steven Hepplestone 1 , Gyaneshwar Srivastava 1
1 School of Physics, University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom

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3:30 PM - CC4.4
Estimating Thermal Boundary Conductance in the Limit of Interfacial and Material Disorder.

Thomas Beechem 1 , Patrick Hopkins 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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3:45 PM -
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4:15 PM - CC4.5
Phonon Engineering using Endohedral Nano Space in Clathrates.

Katsumi Tanigaki 1 , Jun Tang 1 , Kazumi Sato 1 , Ryotaro Kumashiro 1
1 WPI/Physics, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan

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4:30 PM - CC4.6
Exploring Electron-Phonon Interactions in Conjugated Polymers as a Fast Actuation Mechanism.

Andre Botelho 1 , Xi Lin 1
1 Mechanical Eng, Boston University, Brookline, Massachusetts, United States

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4:45 PM - CC4.7
Measurement of the Surface Scattering of Thermal Phonons in Silicon Nanostructures.

John Sullivan 1 , T. Friedmann 1 , E. Piekos 1 , S. Shinde 1 , J. Wendt 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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5:00 PM - CC4.8
Thermal Conductance of Metal-Graphite Interfaces.

Kimberlee Collins 1 , Aaron Schmidt 1 , Austin Minnich 1 , Gang Chen 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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2009-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Subhash L. Shinde Sandia National Laboratories
Gyaneshwar P. Srivastava University of Exeter
Jacob Khurgin Johns Hopkins University
Yujie J. Ding Lehigh University
CC5: Phonon Interactions II
Session Chairs
Gyaneshwar Srivastava
Wednesday AM, December 02, 2009
The Fens (Sheraton - 5th Floor)

10:00 AM - **CC5.1
Time Resolved Thermal Transport Measurements Across a Si-Si Twist Boundary.

David Hurley 1 , Matthew Fig 2 , Subhash Shinde 3 , Sylvie Aubry 4
1 Physics, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States, 2 Basic Fuel Properties and Modeling, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States, 3 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 4 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University , Stanford, California, United States

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10:30 AM - CC5.2
Calculation of el-ph Interactions in Bulk Materials Using Maximally Localized Wannier Functions.

Matteo Salvetti 1 , Nicola Bonini 1 , Matteo Calandra 2 , David Parks 1 , Nicola Marzari 1
1 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Institut de Minéralogie et de Physique des Milieux Condensés , Paris France

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10:45 AM - CC5.3
Monte Carlo Simulation of Phonon Transport in a Surface Scattering Measurement Structure.

Edward Piekos 1 , John Sullivan 1 , Subhash Shinde 1 , Thomas Friedmann 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - CC5.4
Phonon Scattering at Interfaces to Disordered Materials: A Path to Efficient Transparent Thermoelectrics?

Bruce White 1
1 , Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York, United States

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11:45 AM - CC5.5
Phonon Interface Transmissivity Determined from Transient Thermoreflectance Spectroscopy.

Austin Minnich 1 , Kimberlee Collins 1 , Gang Chen 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:00 PM - CC5.6
Temperature and Composition Dependence of Thermal Interface Resistance Between Metal Films and Single and Multi Wall Carbon Nanotube Arrays.

Matthew Panzer 1 , Hai Duong 2 , Senyo Senyo Dogbe 3 , Jun Okawa 4 , Junichiro Shiomi 4 , Jeremy Rowlette 1 , John Reifenberg 1 , Shigeo Maruyama 4 , Brian Wardle 2 , Ken Goodson 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 3 , Molecular Nanosystems, Sunnyvale , California, United States, 4 Mechanical Engineering, University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan

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12:15 PM - CC5.7
Experimental Investigation of Heater Size-Effect on Substrate Thermal Conductivity and Interface Thermal Resistance.

Monalisa Mazumder 1 , Wei Jiang 2 , Karthik Chinnathambi 3 , Ganapathiraman Ramanath 2 , Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc 4
1 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 3 Focus Center - New York, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 4 Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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12:30 PM - CC5.8
Thermal Boundary Resistance in Phase Change Memory Materials.

John Reifenberg 1 , Kuo-Wei Chang 2 , Matthew Panzer 1 , SangBum Kim 3 , Jeremy Rowlette 1 , H. -S. Philip Wong 3 , Kenneth Goodson 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 , Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, California, United States, 3 Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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CC6: Phonon Dynamics
Session Chairs
David Cahill
Masashi Yamaguchi
Wednesday PM, December 02, 2009
The Fens (Sheraton - 5th Floor)

2:30 PM - **CC6.1
Studies of Electron-phonon and Phonon-phonon Interactions in GaN and InN by Ultrafast Raman Spectroscopy.

Kong-Thon Tsen 1
1 Physics, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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3:00 PM - CC6.2
Investigation of Anti-Stokes Photoluminescence in GaN Single Crystal.

Yujie Ding 1 , Suvranta Tripathy 1 , Jacob Khurgin 2
1 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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3:15 PM - CC6.3
Lifetime and Anharmonicity of Librational Modes in Semiconductors.

Koun Shirai 1 , Haruhiko Dekura 1 , Hiroshi Katayama-Yoshida 2
1 , ISIR, Osaka University, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan, 2 Engineering Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan

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3:30 PM - CC6.4
Dynamical Stability of Cubic YH3 under Pressure.

Duck Young Kim 1 2 3 , Ralph Scheicher 1 , Rajeev Ahuja 1 2
1 Physics and Materials Science, Condensed Matter Theory, Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden, 2 Materials Science and Engineering , Applied Material Physics, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm Sweden, 3 physics, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge , Cambridge United Kingdom

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3:45 PM -
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4:15 PM - **CC6.5
Coupled Plasmon-Phonon Modes in GaN.

Brian Ridley 1 , Angela Dyson 2
1 Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom, 2 Physics, University of Hull, Hull, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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4:45 PM - CC6.6
Effects of Motions of Encapsulated Atoms on Phonons in Clathrate Compounds.

Kazumi Sato 1 , Jun Tang 1 , Alfonso Miguel 2 , Eiichi Matsuoka 1 , Katsumi Tanigaki 1
1 WPI/Department of physics, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, 2 Laboratoire de Physique de la Matie`re Condense'e et Nanostructures, University Lyon, Lyon France

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5:00 PM - CC6.7
Effects of Strain, Composition, and Local Atomic Configuration on Phonon Characteristics in Si1-xGex.

M. Hossain 1 , Harley Johnson 1
1 , University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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CC7: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Yujie Ding
Gyaneshwar Srivastava
Wednesday PM, December 02, 2009
Exhibit Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - CC7.1
Phonon Effect on the Performance of Cr-doped Material for Broadband Photonic Application.

Jimmy Wang 1
1 Department of Photonics, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung Taiwan

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9:00 PM - CC7.10
Evaluating Polymer Brushes as a Strategy for Enhancing the Dominance of Interfacial Thermal Conductivity at Organic / Inorganic Interfaces.

Mark Losego 1 , Ian Blitz 1 , Marc Ghossoub 2 , Sanjiv Sinha 2 , David Cahill 1 , Paul Braun 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States, 2 Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - CC7.11
Could Porosity Induce Gaps in the Phonon Density of States of Nanoporous Silicon?

Juan Carlos Noyola 2 , Alexander Valladares 2 , R. Valladares 2 , Ariel Valladares 1
2 Departamento de Física, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Apartado Postal 70-542, Mexico D.F., 04510, Mexico, 1 Materia Condensada, Instituto de Investigaciones en Materiales, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Apartado Postal 70-360, Mexico D.F., 04510, Mexico

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9:00 PM - CC7.2
Band Structures of Phononic Crystals Composed of Viscous and Visco-elastic Materials.

Jerome Vasseur 1 , Caroline Lespagnol 1 , Bahram Djafari-Rouhani 1 , Pierre Deymier 2
1 , IEMN/EPHONI, Villeneuve d'Ascq France, 2 DMSE, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States

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9:00 PM - CC7.3
Band Structure and Wave Guiding in a Phononic Crystal Made up of Cylindrical Dots on a Slab.

Yan Pennec 1 , Bahram Djafari Rouhani 1 , Hocine Larabi 1 , Abdellatif Akjouj 1 , Jean-Numa Gillet 1 , Jerome Vasseur 1 , Guillaume Thabet 2
1 IEMN, UFR de Physique, University of Lille 1, Villeneuve d'Ascq France, 2 , SGI Silicon Graphics S.A., Versailles France

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9:00 PM - CC7.4
Combining Molecular Dynamics and Kinetic Modeling of Phonon Transport in Defective Carbon Nanostructures.

Andrey Knizhnik 1 , Inna Iskandarova 1 , Dmitry Krasikov 1 , Alexander Eletskii 1 , Boris Potapkin 1 , Vinayak Tilak 2 , Kamala Raghavan 3
1 , Kintech Lab Ltd, Moscow Russian Federation, 2 , GE Global Research, Niskayuna, New York, United States, 3 , GE Global Research, Bangalore India

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9:00 PM - CC7.5
Phonon of DNA by Numerical Model using First-principles Potentials.

Shigeki Saito 1 2 , Hiroshi Mizuseki 2 , Yoshiyuki Kawazoe 2
1 Computational Materials Science Center, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 2 Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

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9:00 PM - CC7.6
Thermal Conductivity of a Model 1-D Nanostructured Material: Organically Modified Layered Clays.

Ian Blitz 1 , Mark Losego 2 , Richard Vaia 3 , David Cahill 2 , Paul Braun 2 1
1 Chemistry, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States, 3 , U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - CC7.7
Thermal Conductivity of Gd2Zr2O7 Films and the Interfacial Effect.

Jun-Gu Kang 1 , Ho-Soon Yang 1
1 Department of physics, Pusan National University, Busan Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - CC7.8
The Interfacial Effect on Thermal Conductivity of Diamond-like Carbon Films using a Thermo-reflectance Method.

Jong Wook Kim 1 , Kyung Chun Kim 1 , Young Ha Jun 2 , Ho-Soon Yang 3
1 School of Mechanical Engineering, Pusan National University, Busan Korea (the Republic of), 2 , J&L Tech. Ltd., Shiheung, Kyunggi-Do, Korea (the Republic of), 3 Department of Physics, Pusan National University, Busan Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - CC7.9
Monte Carlo Study of Phonon Relaxation in III-V Compounds Accounting for all the Different Individual 3-phonon Processes.

Hani Hamzeh 1 , Eric Tea 1 , Frederic Aniel 1
1 , Institut d'Electronique Fondamentale, UMR 8622 CNRS, Université Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex France

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2009-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Subhash L. Shinde Sandia National Laboratories
Gyaneshwar P. Srivastava University of Exeter
Jacob Khurgin Johns Hopkins University
Yujie J. Ding Lehigh University
CC8: Phononics
Session Chairs
Yujie Ding
Kong-Thon Tsen
Thursday AM, December 03, 2009
The Fens (Sheraton - 5th Floor)

10:00 AM - **CC8.1
Emission Detection and Use of THz Coherent Acoustic Waves.

Bernard Perrin 1 , Agnes Huynh 1
1 INSP, University Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris France

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10:30 AM - CC8.2
Acoustic Metamaterials: Negative, Positive and Zero Refraction and Super-lensing in Phononic Crystals.

Peirre Deymier 1 , Jaim Bucay 1 , Bassam Merheb 1 , Krishna Muralidharan 1 , Alexey Sukhovich 3 , John Page 3 , Jerome Vasseur 2 , Anne Christine Hladky-Hennion 2 , Yan Pennec 2 , Bahram Jafari-Rouhani 2 , Bertrand Dubus 2 , Eleonore Roussel 2
1 , The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States, 3 , University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 2 , Institut d'Electronique, de Micro-electronique et de Nanotechnologie, Lille France

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10:45 AM - CC8.3
Investigating Coherent Zone-Folded Acoustic Phonons in Si/SiGe Superlattices by a Pump-Probe Transient Thermoreflectance Technique.

Helene Michel 1 , Gilles Pernot 2 , Jean-Michel Rampnoux 2 , Stefan Dilhaire 2 , Younes Ezzahri 1 , Ali Shakouri 1
1 Electrical engineering, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States, 2 CPMOH, Universite de Bordeaux 1, Talence France

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **CC8.4
Terahertz Phonon Amplification and Sasing in Semiconductor Superlattice Structures.

Anthony Kent 1 , Paul Walker 1 , Ryan Beardsley 1 , Andrey Akimov 1 , Mohamed Henini 1 , Boris Glavin 2
1 School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham United Kingdom, 2 , V E Lashkarev Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Kiev Ukraine

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12:00 PM - CC8.5
Hypersonic Phonon Bandgaps in Porous Silicon Multilayers.

Gazi Aliev 1 , Bernhard Goller 1 , Paul Snow 1
1 Dept of Physics, University of Bath, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

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12:15 PM - CC8.6
Hypersonic Rugate Filters Using Spatially Modulated Nanoporous Silicon.

Leigh-Anne Thomas 1 , Gazi Aliev 1 , Paul Snow 1
1 Physics Dept, University of Bath, Bath United Kingdom

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12:30 PM - CC8.7
Theoretical Study of Phononic Bangaps in Multiple Lattices and Directions.

Drew Goettler 1 , Yasser Soliman 2 , Mehmet Su 2 , Roy Olsson 3 , Zayd Leseman 1 2 , Ihab El-Kady 3
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 3 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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12:45 PM - CC8.8
Release Holes Size Effects in Acoustic Bandgap Crystals.

Yasser Soliman 2 , Drew Goettler 1 , Mehmet Su 2 , Ihab El-Kady 3 , Zayd Leseman 1 , Roy Olsson 3
2 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 1 Mechanical Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 3 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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CC9: Device Fabrication and Control
Session Chairs
Subhash Shinde
Gyaneshwar Srivastava
Thursday PM, December 03, 2009
The Fens (Sheraton - 5th Floor)

2:30 PM - **CC9.1
Electronic Control in Semiconductor Nanostructures using Surface Acoustic Phonons.

Paulo Santos 1
1 , Paul Drude Institute, Berlin Germany

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3:00 PM - **CC9.2
Stress-controlled Phonon-impurity Resonances in Terahertz Silicon Lasers.

Sergey Pavlov 1
1 , German Aerospace Center, Berlin Germany

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3:30 PM - CC9.3
Engineered Thermal Conductivity in Polymer-Metallic-Ceramic Nanolaminate Optical Coatings.

Adam Waite 1 2 , Jamie Gengler 1 2 3 , John Jones 1 , Chris Muratore 1 2 , Andrey Voevodin 1
1 AFRL/RXBT, Air Force Research Labs, Wpafb, Ohio, United States, 2 , UTC, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 3 , Spectral Energies, LLC, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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3:45 PM -
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4:15 PM - CC9.4
Engineering of High Frequency Acoustics in Nanoporous Alumina.

Yan Pennec 1 , Akihiro Sato 2 , Bahram Djafari-Rouhani 1 , George Fytas 3 2 , Wolfgang Knoll 2 , Martin Steinhart 4 , Jean-Numa Gillet 1
1 Physics (IEMN), University of Lille 1, Villeneuve d'Ascq cedex France, 2 , Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz Germany, 3 Dept. of Materials Science and Technology, FORTH, Heraklion Greece, 4 , Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics, Halle Germany

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4:30 PM - CC9.5
Modeling High Power Thermoelectric Waves from Exothermic Reactions around Nanoscale Thermal Conduits.

Joel Abrahamson 1 , Wonjoon Choi 2 , Michael Strano 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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4:45 PM - CC9.6
Thermomutability in Carbon Nanostructures and Protein Materials.

Zhiping Xu 1 , Markus Buehler 1
1 Civil and Environmental Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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CLOSING REMARKS