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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 JJ : Multiscale Dynamics in Confining Systems

2009-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Pierre Levitz Ecole Polytechnique
Ralf Metzler Technical University of Munich
David Reichman University of Columbia
JJ1: Anomalous Transport, Optimal Search
Session Chairs
Michael Urbakh
Monday AM, November 30, 2009
Riverway (Sheraton - 5th Floor)

9:15 AM -
Opening Remarks

9:30 AM - **JJ1.1
Single Particle Tracking: When Ergodicity and Nonergodicity Coexist.

Joseph Klafter 1 , Yasmine Meroz 1 , Igor Sokolov 2
1 , Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv Israel, 2 , Humboldt University, Berlin Germany

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10:00 AM - **JJ1.2
Weak Ergodicity Breaking.

Eli Barkai 1
1 , Bar Ilan, Ramat gan Israel

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10:30 AM - **JJ1.3
Analytic Result for New Interacting Random Walkers Problems.

Tobias Ambjornsson 1 6 , Ludvig Lizana 2 , Michael Lomholt 3 , Eli Barkai 4 , Alessandro Taloni 5
1 Dept. of Theoretical Physics, Lund University, Lund Sweden, 6 , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen Denmark, 3 , University of Southern Denmark, Odense Denmark, 4 , Bar Ilan University, Ramat-Gan Israel, 5 , Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv Israel

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11:30 AM - **JJ1.4
Multiparticle Diffusion in One Dimension with Varying Mobilities or Long Jumps.

Michael Lomholt 1
1 , University of Southern Denmark , Odense M Denmark

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12:00 PM - **JJ1.5
First-Passage Times and Target Search Strategies.

Olivier Benichou 1 , Raphael Voituriez 1 , Michel Moreau 1 , Joseph Klafter 2 , Sylvain Condamin 1 , Claude Loverdo 1 , Vincent Tejedor 1
1 LPTMC, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris France, 2 , Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv Israel

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12:30 PM - JJ1.6
Intermittent Brownian Dynamics over a Rigid Strand: Heavily Tailed Relocation Statistics in a Simple Geometry.

Pierre Levitz 1 , Michel Zinsmeister 1 , Patrick Davidson 2
1 (1) Physique de la Matière Condensée, CNRS-Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau France, 2 (2) Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Univ. Paris-Sud, CNRS, Orsay France

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JJ2: Polymer in Confinement
Session Chairs
Liliane Leger
Monday PM, November 30, 2009
Riverway (Sheraton - 5th Floor)

4:00 PM - **JJ2.1
Polymer Dynamics Under Quasi-uniaxial Confinement. The Case of PEO in Porous Alumina.

Karine Lagrene 1 , Jean-Marc Zanotti 1 , Mohamed Daoud 2 , Patrick Judeinstein 3 , Kay Saalwaechter 4 , Bela Farago 5 , Peter Fouquet 5 , Jacques Ollivier 5 , Marco Maccarini 5
1 , Laboratoire Leon Brillouin (CEA/CNRS), Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex France, 2 , CEA/Service de Physique de l’Etat Condensé, Gif-sur-Yvette France, 3 , eRMN, ICMMO, UMR 8182, Bât 410, Université Paris-Sud, Orsay France, 4 , Institute of Physics - NMR Group, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle Germany, 5 , Institut Laue-Langevin, 6 Rue J. Horowitz, Grenoble France

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4:30 PM - **JJ2.2
Dynamics of Rod-like Macromolecules in Confinement.

Felix Hoefling 1 , Thomas Franosch 1 , Erwin Frey 1
1 , LMU Munich, Munich Germany

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5:00 PM - JJ2.3
Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Orientation Induced Homogenous Nucleation in Polymers.

Predrag Djuranovic 1 , Gregory Rutledge 2
1 Materials Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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5:15 PM - JJ2.4
Lattice Behavior of Two Ferroelectric Polymers under Progressive Water Coverage.

Carolina Ilie 1 , Kenneth Buske 1 , Shawn Gray 1 , Jacob Chartrand 1 , Wes Laurion 1 , Peter Dowben 2
1 Physics, SUNY Oswego, Oswego, New York, United States, 2 Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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5:30 PM - JJ2.5
Phase Equilibrium and Morphology Study of Direct Isotropic/Smectic-A Polymer-dispersed Liquid Crystals.

Ezequiel Soule 1 , Nasser Abukhdeir 2 , Alejandro Rey 2
1 aterials Science and Technology, University of Mar del Plata, Mar del Plata Argentina, 2 Department of Chemical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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2009-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Pierre Levitz Ecole Polytechnique
Ralf Metzler Technical University of Munich
David Reichman University of Columbia
JJ3: Dynamics of Biological Systems I
Session Chairs
Robert Bryant
Tuesday AM, December 01, 2009
Riverway (Sheraton - 5th Floor)

9:30 AM - **JJ3.1
Exploring Nanostructured Channel Systems with Single Molecule Probes and Tracking Artificial Viruses in Living Cells.

Christoph Braeuchle 1
1 , LMU Munich, Dept. Chemistry, Munich Germany

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10:00 AM - **JJ3.2
If Diffusion in Cells or Cell Membranes is Anomalous, Why Is It So?

Michael Saxton 1
1 Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine, University of California, Davis, California, United States

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10:30 AM - **JJ3.3
The Nuclear Pore: A Thermodynamic Machine.

Ronen Kopito 1 , Michael Elbaum 1
1 Dept of Materials and Interfaces, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot Israel

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - JJ3.4
Measuring Anomalous Dynamics in Biological Systems.

Ralf Metzler 1
1 Physics Department, Technical University of Munich, Munich Germany

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11:45 AM - **JJ3.5
Active Transport on Disordered Microtubule Networks.

Rony Granek 1 4 , Aviv Kahana 2 1 , Mario Feingold 2 4 , Michael Elbaum 3
1 Dept. of Biotechnology Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of The Negev, Beer-Sheva Israel, 4 The Ilse Katz Center for Meso and Nanoscale Science and Technology, Ben-Gurion University of The Negev, Beer-Sheva Israel, 2 Department of Physics, Ben-Gurion University of The Negev, Beer-Sheva Israel, 3 Department Materials and Interfaces, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot Israel

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12:15 PM - JJ3.6
Structural Regularities, Tessellations, and Collectivity of Folded Proteins.

Ibrahim Inanc 1 , Ali Atilgan 1 , Canan Atilgan 1
1 , Sabanci University, Istanbul Turkey

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JJ4: Dynamics of Confined Fluids in Porous Materials
Session Chairs
R. Metzler
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Riverway (Sheraton - 5th Floor)

2:30 PM - **JJ4.1
Survival Probability in Heterogeneous Media.

Denis Grebenkov 1
1 PMC, CNRS - Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau France

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3:00 PM - JJ4.2
Colloidal Transport Through Micro Porous Media.

Yujie Li 1 2 , Clemens Bechinger 1 2
1 , Max-Planck-Institut für Metallforschung, Stuttgart Germany, 2 , 2. Physikalisches Institut, Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart Germany

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3:15 PM - JJ4.3
Transport of Ions, Polymers, Biomolecules and Gold Nanoparticles through Hierarchical Biogenic Silica Nanostructures.

Kai-Chun Lin 1 , B. Ramakrishna 1 , Nipun Chaplot 2 , Michael Goryll 2 , Srivatsa Aithal 2 , Shalini Prasad 2 , Huang-Chiao Huang 3 , Kaushal Rege 3
1 School of Materials, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 2 Electrical Engineering Department, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 3 Chemical Engineering Department, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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3:30 PM - JJ4.4
Dynamical Surface Affinity of Diphasic Liquids as a Probe of Wettability of Multimodal Porous Media.

Jean-Pierre Korb 1 , Gabriel Freiman 1 , Benjamin Nicot 2 , Patrice Ligneul 2
1 Laboratoire PMC, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau France, 2 Dhahran center, Schlumberger SDCR, Al-Khobar Saudi Arabia

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3:45 PM - JJ4.5
Humidity Transport in a Material of Interconnected Meso- and Nanopores: X-ray Studies of a Model Clay.

Lars Alme 1 , Henrik Hemmen 1 , Jon Otto Fossum 1 , Yves Meheust 2
1 Physics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim Norway, 2 Geosciences Rennes, Université Rennes 1, Rennes France

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4:00 PM -
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4:30 PM - JJ4.6
Drug-Model Molecules Confined in Raw and Organically Modified Mesoporous Silica: Characterization Through Hyperpolarized 129Xe and Multinuclear Solid State MAS NMR Spectroscopy.

Thierry Azaies 1 , Daniela Aiello 1 , Guillaume Laurent 1 , Andrei Nossov 2 , Flavien Guenneau 2 , Florence Babonneau 1
1 Chimie de la Matière Condensée, Université Paris 6, Paris France, 2 Systèmes Interfaciaux à l’Echelle Nanométrique, Université Paris 6, Paris France

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4:45 PM - JJ4.7
Percolation and Water Transport in the Nanopores of Nafion Membrane.

Ram Devanathan 1 , Michel Dupuis 1
1 Chemical & Materials Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States

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5:00 PM - JJ4.8
Nanocomposite Protonic Electrolytes: Multi-scale Structural and Dynamical Studies.

Patrick Judeinstein 1 , Joao Teles 1 , Cristina Iojoiu 2 , Jean-Yves Sanchez 2 , Ksenia Maver 3 , Urska Lavrencic-Stangar 3 , jean-Marc Zanotti 4 , Jacques Ollivier 5
1 ICMMO, UMR 8182, CNRS, Univ. Paris-Sud, Orsay France, 2 LEPMI, UMR 5631, CNRS-INPG-UJF, Saint Martin d'Hères France, 3 Laboratory for Environmental Sciences, University of Nova-Gorica, Nova Gorica Slovenia, 4 Laboratoire Léon Brillouin (CEA-CNRS), CEA Saclay, Gif-Sur-Yvette France, 5 , Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble France

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5:15 PM - JJ4.9
Molecular Dynamics in Bulk and Confined Supercooled Glycerol: Results From 13C NMR Spectroscopy.

Pragati Jain 1 , Sabyasachi Sen 1 , Andrey Levchenko 2 , Olga Trofymluk 2 , Alexandra Navrotsky 2
1 Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States, 2 Peter A. Rock Thermochemistry Laboratory and NEAT ORU, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States

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2009-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Pierre Levitz Ecole Polytechnique
Ralf Metzler Technical University of Munich
David Reichman University of Columbia
JJ5: Dynamics of Biological Systems II
Session Chairs
Joseph Klafter
Wednesday AM, December 02, 2009
Riverway (Sheraton - 5th Floor)

10:00 AM - **JJ5.2
Nucleic Acid Interaction Kinetics Modulate the Chaperone Activity of Retroviral Nucleocapsid Proteins.

Fei Wang 1 , Kristen Stewart-Maynard 2 , Dominic Qualley 4 , Robert Gorelick 5 , Ioulia Rouzina 3 , Karin Musier-Forsyth 4 , Mark Williams 1
1 Department of Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry and Institute for Molecular Virology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 4 Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States, 5 AIDS Vaccine Program, Basic Research Program, SAIC-Frederick, Inc., NCI-Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States, 3 of, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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10:30 AM - **JJ5.3
Nonequilibrium Force Fluctuations on Magnetic Probes inside Living Cells.

D. Robert 1 , F. Gallet 1 , C. Wilhelm 1
1 Laboratoire Matière et Systèmes Complexes (MSC), UMR 7057 CNRS & University Paris Diderot, Paris France

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11:30 AM - **JJ5.4
Anomalous and Non-linear DNA Dynamics.

Roland Netz Netz 1 , Michael Hinczewski 1 , Hirofumi Wada 1
1 , Technical University Munich, Garching Germany

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12:00 PM - **JJ5.5
Water at Biological Interfaces.

Robert Bryant 1 , Jean-Pierre Korb 2
1 Chemistry, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 2 Laboratoire de Physique de la Matiere Condensee, Ecole Polytechnique, CNRS 91128, Palaiseau France

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12:30 PM - JJ5.6
Active and Passive Biomechanics of Single Cells and Cell Aggregates.

Mareike Zink 1 , Anatol Fritsch 1 , Karla Mueller 1 , Franziska Wetzel 1 , Claudia Brunner 1 , Michael Goegler 1 , Josef Kaes 1
1 Faculty of Physics and Geological Sciences, EXP I/ Soft Matter Physics, University of Leipzig, Leipzig Germany

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JJ6: New Methods to Image Confinment at Different Scales
Session Chairs
P. Levitz
Wednesday PM, December 02, 2009
Riverway (Sheraton - 5th Floor)

3:00 PM - **JJ6.1
Synchrotron-based Tomographic Microscopy: Fast, High-Sensitive Micron- and Nanoscale Imaging.

Marco Stampanoni 1 2 , Federica Marone 1 , Rajmund Mokso 1
1 Swiss Light Source, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen Switzerland, 2 Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University and ETH Zürich, Zürich Switzerland

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3:30 PM - JJ6.2
Liquid TEM for Soft Matter Imaging.

Haimei Zheng 1 2 3 , Ulrich Dahmen 1 2 , Paul Alivisatos 2 3
1 National Center for Electron Microscopy, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States

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3:45 PM - JJ6.3
Intracellular Confinement of Magnetic Nanoparticles by Living Cells: Impact for Imaging and Therapeutic Applications.

Michael Levy 1 , Claire Wilhelm 1 , Martin Devaud 1 , Pierre Levitz 2 , Florence Gazeau 1
1 , Laboratoire Matière et Systèmes Complexes, Paris France, 2 , Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière Condensée (LPMC), Paris France

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4:00 PM -
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4:30 PM - JJ6.4
Direct Imaging of Biphasic Colloidal Mixtures Under Flow through Square Microchannels.

Summer Rhodes 1 2 , Robert Lambeth 1 3 , Jacinta Conrad 1 , Jeffrey Moore 1 , Jennifer Lewis 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 3 , U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland, United States

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4:45 PM - JJ6.5
In situ Observation of Spreading and Solidification Behavior of Zirconia Molten Drop Impinging on Solid Surface.

Kentaro Shinoda 1 , Kosuke Nagashio 2 , Hideyuki Murakami 1 , Seiji Kuroda 1 , Kazuhiko Kuribayashi 3
1 Hybrid Materials Center, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 2 Department of Materials Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 3 Division of Materials Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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JJ7: Poster Session
Session Chairs
P. Levitz
Wednesday PM, December 02, 2009
Exhibit Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - JJ7.2
Order, Dynamics and Diffusion Processes of Mesogenic Molecules Confined in a Polymeric Matrix.

Frederick Roussel 1 , Patrick Judeinstein 2
1 LDSMM, CNRS 8024, Univ. Lille 1, Lille France, 2 ICMMO, CNRS 8182, Univ Paris Sud, Orsay France

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9:00 PM - JJ7.3
A Single Degree of Freedom ``Lollipop” Model for Carbon Nanotube Bundle Formation.

Steven Cranford 1 , Haimin Yao 2 , Markus Buehler 1 2
1 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineeirng, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Center for Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - JJ7.6
Mesoscale Modeling of Mechanics of Hierarchical Metal-matrix Composites.

Dipanjan Sen 1 , Markus Buehler 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - JJ7.7
Phonon Confinement in Porous Silicon.

Rodolfo Cisceros 1 , Monserrat Bizarro 1 , Miguel Cruz-Irisson 2 , Chumin Wang 1
1 Instituto de Investigaciones en Materiales, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico D.F. Mexico, 2 ESIME-Culhuacan, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico D.F. Mexico

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2009-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Pierre Levitz Ecole Polytechnique
Ralf Metzler Technical University of Munich
David Reichman University of Columbia
JJ8: Numerical Simulations of Transport and Adsorption
Session Chairs
Elisabeth Charlaix
Thursday AM, December 03, 2009
Riverway (Sheraton - 5th Floor)

9:30 AM - **JJ8.1
Characterization and Modeling of Multiscale Porous Media: Application of Multiresolution Wavelet Transformations.

Muhammad Sahimi 1
1 , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States

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10:00 AM - **JJ8.2
Adsorption and Translocation of Chain Molecules in Nanopores.

Alexander Neimark 1 , Shuang Yang 1 , Yang Kan 1 , Aleksey Vishnyakov 1
1 Chenmical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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10:30 AM - JJ8.3
Multiscale Study of the Structure and Dynamics of Ions in Hydrated Clays.

Marie Jardat 1 , Jean-Francois Dufreche 1 , Virginie Marry 1 , Benjamin Rotenberg 1 , Pierre Turq 1
1 Laboratory PECSA, University Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6), Paris France

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10:45 AM - JJ8.4
Aqueous Solutions on Silica Surfaces: Structure and Dynamics from Simulations.

Dimitrios Argyris 1 , Alberto Striolo 1
1 School of Chemical Biological and Materials Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, United States

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11:30 AM - **JJ8.5
A Unifying Approach to Capillary Condensation and Evaporation in Nanopores.

Roland Pellenq 1 2 , Benoit Coasne 3
1 Centre Interdisciplinaire des Nanosciences de Marseille, CNRS, Marseille cedex 09 France, 2 CEE, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Institut Charles Gerhardt Montpellier, CNRS Université de Montpellier, Montpellier France

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12:00 PM - JJ8.6
Effect of Surface Structural Periodicity on Water Transport in Flat Graphene Nano-channels.

Wei Xiong 2 , Zhe Liu 1 , Quanshui Zheng 2
2 Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing China, 1 Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

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12:15 PM - JJ8.7
Level Set Modeling of Lipid Bilayer Vesicles.

David Salac 1 , Michael Miksis 1
1 Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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JJ9: Friction and Nanotribology
Session Chairs
Alexander Neimark
Thursday PM, December 03, 2009
Riverway (Sheraton - 5th Floor)

2:30 PM - **JJ9.1
Optical and Micromechanical Probes of Multiscale Dynamics of Polymer Chains Confined at Solid Interfaces.

Liliane Leger 1 , Frederic Restagno 1 , Celine Cohen 1
1 Physique des Solides, Université Paris Sud-11, Orsay France

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3:00 PM - JJ9.2
Shear Rate Threshold for the Boundary Slip in Dense Polymer Films.

Nikolai Priezjev 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States

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3:15 PM - JJ9.3
Effect of Spatial Confinement on Large Strain Mechanics of Entangled Polymer Glasses and Melts.

Graham Cross 1 , Roseanne Reilly 1
1 Physics, Trinity College, Dublin Ireland

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3:30 PM - **JJ9.4
Boundary Flow on a Bubble Mattress.

Elisabeth Charlaix 1 , Audrey Steinberger 1 , Cottin-Bizonne Cecile 1
1 , Universite Lyon 1, Villeurbanne France

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4:30 PM - **JJ9.5
Temperature Dependence of Nanoscale Friction.

Michael Urbakh 1
1 School of Chemistry, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv Israel

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5:00 PM - JJ9.6
Viscosity Dependent Slip Behavior at Molecularly Smooth Hydrophobic Surfaces.

Sean McBride 1 , Bruce Law 1
1 Physics Department, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States

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