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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 MM : Ultrafast Processes in Materials Science

2009-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Aaron M. Lindenberg Stanford University
David Reis PULSE Institute
Paul Fuoss Argonne National Laboratory
Thomas Tschentscher Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
Bradley Siwick McGill University
MM1: Short Wavelength Sources
Session Chairs
Bradley Siwick
Monday AM, November 30, 2009
Room 201 (Hynes)

9:00 AM - **MM1.1
Ultrafast X-ray Imaging with Free-Electron Lasers.

Henry Chapman 1 2
1 Centre for Free-Electron Laser Science, DESY, Hamburg Germany, 2 , Universität Hamburg, Hamburg Germany

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9:30 AM - MM1.2
Collinear Generation of Few-cycle UV and XUV Laser Pulses for Probing and Controlling Ultrafast Electron Dynamics at Solid Interfaces.

Agustin Schiffrin 1 , Elisabeth Botschafter 1 , Ralph Ernstorfer 2 1 , Adrian Cavalieri 1 , Markus Fiess 1 , Ulrich Graf 1 , Eleftherios Goulielmakis 1 , Giulio Alighieri 1 , Reinhard Kienberger 2 1 , Ferenc Krausz 1 3
1 , Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Garching Germany, 2 Physics, Technische Universität München, Garching Germany, 3 Physics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Garching Germany

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9:45 AM - **MM1.3
Ultracold Electron Source for Single-shot, Ultrafast Electron Diffraction.

Jom Luiten 1
1 , Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven Netherlands

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10:15 AM - **MM1.4
RF Photoinjector Based Ultrafast Electron Diffraction.

Pietro Musumeci 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States

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10:45 AM - MM1.5
Electron Bunch Compression for Single Shot 100 fs Electron Diffraction.

Thijs van Oudheusden 1 , Brad Siwick 2 , Jom Luiten 1
1 Applied Physics, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven Netherlands, 2 Departments of Physics and Chemistry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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11:00 AM -
BREAK

MM2: Dynamics of Nanomaterials
Session Chairs
David Reis
Monday AM, November 30, 2009
Room 201 (Hynes)

11:30 AM - MM2.1
Multipath Generation of Coherent Phonons in Quantum Dots.

Patanjali Kambhampati 1
1 Chemistry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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11:45 AM - MM2.2
Magnetization Dynamics in Superparamagnetic CoxFe3-xO4 Nanocrystals.

Dong Hee Son 1 , Tai-Yen Chen 1 , Chih-Hao Hsia 1
1 Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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12:00 PM - MM2.3
Ultrafast Phase Change Kinetics in Nanocrystalline Superionic Copper (I) Sulfide.

Timothy Miller 1 2 , Steven Connor 1 , Yi Cui 1 , Aaron Lindenberg 1 2
1 Materials Science, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 PULSE Institute, SLAC National Accelerator Center, Menlo Park, California, United States

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12:15 PM - MM2.4
Ultrafast Mid-Infrared Intra-Excitonic Response of Individualized Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes.

Jigang Wang 1 2 , M. Graham 3 , Y. Ma 3 , G. Fleming 3 , R. Kaindl 2
1 Physics, Iowa State University and Ames Lab, Ames, Iowa, United States, 2 Materials Sciences Division, E. O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Department of Chemistry, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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12:30 PM - MM2.5
Optical Phonon Lifetimes in Graphene and Graphite by Time-resolved Incoherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering.

Kwangu Kang 1 , Daner Abdula 2 3 , David Cahill 2 3 , Moonsub Shim 2 3
1 Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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12:45 PM - MM2.6
Femtosecond Multi-Particle Auger Recombination of Photoexcited Dirac Fermions in Graphene.

Tianqi Li 1 , John Solomon 1 , Myron Hupalo 1 , Michael Tringides 1 , Jigang Wang 1
1 Physics, Iowa State University and Ames Lab, Ames, Iowa, United States

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MM3: Phase Transitions and Structural Dynamics
Session Chairs
Aaron Lindenberg
Monday PM, November 30, 2009
Room 201 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **MM3.1
XAFS of the Ge2Sb2Te5 Memory Alloy - From Static Studies to Time-resolved Sub-nanosecond in-situ Experiments.

Alexander Kolobov 1 2 , Paul Fons 1 2 , Hitoshi Ohsawa 2 , Toshio Fukaya 1 2 , Motohiro Suzuki 2 , Tomoya Uruga 2 , Robert Simpson 1 , Naomi Kawamura 2 , Masafumi Takagaki 2 , Hajime Tanida 2 , Milos Krbal 1 , Junji Tominaga 1
1 CANFOR, AIST, Tsukuba Japan, 2 SPring8, JASRI, Sayo Japan

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3:00 PM - MM3.2
Sub-picosecond Non-thermal Structure Change in a GeSbTe Film Induced by Femtosecond Single Pulse Excitation.

Toshiharu Saiki 1 , Mitsutaka Konishi 1 , Hisashi Santoh 1 , Yuki Hongo 1 , Kazuyuki Tajima 1
1 Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Keio University, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

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3:15 PM - MM3.3
Time Resolved Optical Studies of Nano-structured Phase Change Materials.

Robert Simpson 1 , Toshio Fukaya 1 , Paul Fons 1 , Xiaomin Wang 1 , Milos Krbal 1 , Alex Kolobov 1 , Reiko Kondou 1 , Junji Tominaga 1
1 CAN-FOR, AIST, Tsukuba, IBARAKI, Japan

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3:30 PM - MM3.4
Sub Nano-second Time Resolved XAFS Measurements of the Optical Recording Process in Ge2Sb2Te5 at the Te K-edge.

Paul Fons 1 2 , Hiroshi Osawa 2 , Alexander Kolobov 1 2 , Tomoya Uruga 2 , Hajime Tanida 2 , Robert Simpson 1 , Milos Krbal 1 , Junji Tominaga 1
1 Center for Applied Near-Field Optics Research, Nat. Inst. of Adv. Ind. Sci. & Tech., Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 2 SPring-8, Japan Synchrotron Radiation, 1-1-1, Kouto, Sayo-cho, Hyogo-ken, Japan

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3:45 PM - MM3.5
Extreme Phonon Softening in Laser-excited Bismuth – Towards an Inverse Peierls-transition.

Klaus Sokolowski-Tinten 1 , Wei Lu 1 , Uladzimir Shymanovich 1 , Matthieu Nicoul 2 1 , Alexander Tarasevitch 1 , Martin Kammler 1 , Michael Horn von Hoegen 1 , Dietrich von der Linde 1
1 , University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany, 2 , University of Cologne, Cologne Germany

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4:00 PM - *
Break

4:30 PM - **MM3.6
Ultrafast Structural Dynamics Observed with Atomic Scale Resolution.

Nuh Gedik 1
1 Physics, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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5:00 PM - **MM3.7
Direct Measurement of Transient Electric Fields Induced By Ultrafast Pulsed Laser Irradiation.

Jian-Min Zuo 1 2 , Hyuk Park 1 2
1 Materials Science, Univ. Illinois, Urbana, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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5:30 PM - MM3.8
Ultrafast Lattice Heating in Thin Metal Films Observed by Time Resolved Electron Diffraction.

Manuel Ligges 1 , Ping Zhou 1 , Ivan Rajkovic 1 , Oliver Posth 1 , Christoph Hassel 1 , Guenter Dumpich 1 , Dietrich von der Linde 1
1 Institut für Experimentelle Physik, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, NRW, Germany

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5:45 PM - MM3.9
Ultra Fast Time Resolved Electron Diffraction Study of Strongly Driven Phase Transitions on Silicon Surfaces.

Simone Moellenbeck 1 , Anja Hanisch-Blicharski 1 , Friedrich Klasing 1 , Paul Schneider 1 , Boris Krenzer 1 , Martin Kammler 1 , Michael Horn-von Hoegen 1
1 Department of Physics, University Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany

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2009-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Aaron M. Lindenberg Stanford University
David Reis PULSE Institute
Paul Fuoss Argonne National Laboratory
Thomas Tschentscher Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
Bradley Siwick McGill University
MM4: Ferroelectric and Ferromagnetic Dynamics
Session Chairs
Paul Fuoss
Tuesday AM, December 01, 2009
Room 201 (Hynes)

9:00 AM - **MM4.1
X-ray Diffraction Probes for Electrically Driven Dynamics in Complex Oxides.

Paul Evans 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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9:30 AM - MM4.2
Comparison of Ultrafast X-ray and Optical Techniques for Functional Multilayers.

Matias Bargheer 1 2 , Marc Herzog 1 , Mareike Kiel 2 , Wolfram Leitenberger 1
1 Institute of Physics and Astronomy, University of Potsdam, Potsdam Germany, 2 , Max-Planck-Institute of colloids and interfaces, Potsdam Germany

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9:45 AM - MM4.3
Ferroelastic Domain Switching Observed by Time-resolved X-ray Diffraction.

Hengameh Allaf Navirian 1
1 Atomic physics, Lund University, Lund Sweden

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10:00 AM - MM4.4
Inducing Coherent Spin Excitations in Metallic Multilayers: The Role of Thermal Transport.

Vladimir Stoica 1 , Lynn Endicott 2 , Donald Walko 3 , Yuelin Li 3 , Eric Landahl 4 , Roy Clarke 1 2
1 Applied Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, Illinois, United States, 4 Physics and Astronomy, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, United States

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10:15 AM - MM4.5
Tracking Photoswitching Dynamics of Bistable Spin-crossover Molecules in the Solid State by Time-resolved Optical and X-ray Diffraction.

Eric Collet 1 2 , Maciej Lorenc 1 , Marina Servol 1 , Marylise Buron 1 , Herve Cailleau 1
1 Institut de Physique Rennes, University Rennes 1, Rennes France, 2 , Institut Universitaire de France, Paris France

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10:30 AM - MM4.6
Combined Nanosecond and Nanometer Scale Dynamics of Ferroelectric Domains to Map Nucleation Activation Energies.

Nicholas Polomoff 1 , Vincent Palumbo 1 , James Bosse 1 , Sungjun Lee 1 2 , Bryan Huey 1
1 Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 2 Division of Physical Metrology, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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10:45 AM -
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11:15 AM - **MM4.7
Real-time Structural Dynamics of Polar Solids Studied by Femtosecond X-ray Diffraction.

Thomas Elsaesser 1
1 , Max-Born-Institute, Berlin Germany

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11:45 AM - MM4.8
Terahertz-induced Kerr-effect in Relaxor Ferroelectrics.

Matthias Hoffmann 1 2 , Ka-Lo Yeh 1 , Harold Hwang 1 , Nathaniel Brandt 1 , Keith Nelson 1
1 Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Max Planck Research Group for Structural Dynamics, Center for Free Electron Laser Science, Hamburg Germany

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12:00 PM - MM4.9
Ultrafast All-optical Switching and Laser Action in Rotaxane.

Marta Mroz 1 , Stefano Perissinotto 1 2 , Tersilla Virgili 1 , Marco Salerno 2 , Giuseppe Sforazzini 3 , Harry Anderson 3 , Guglielmo Lanzani 1 2
1 Physics, Politecnico di Milano, Milano Italy, 2 , IIT, Italian Institute of Technology, Genova Italy, 3 Chemistry Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford, Oxford United Kingdom

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12:15 PM - MM4.10
Ultrafast Tuning of Magnetization Precession and Magnetic Anisotropy in Thin Iron Films.

Ettore Carpene 1 , Eduardo Mancini 1 , Daniela Dazzi 1 , Claudia Dallera 1 , Ezio Puppin 2 , Sandro De Silvestri 1
1 Dipartimento di Fisica, CNR-INFM, Politecnico di Milano, Milano Italy, 2 Dipartimento di Fisica, CNISM, Politecnico di Milano, Milano Italy

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MM5: Materials in Extreme Conditions
Session Chairs
Bradley Siwick
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Room 201 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **MM5.1
The Generation of Transient Transparent Aluminum Alloys with Intense Femtosecond XUV Light.

Justin Wark 1
1 Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Oxford United Kingdom

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3:00 PM - MM5.2
Investigating Atomic Bonding and Electronic Structure of Warm Dense Matter using Time Resolved X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy.

Byoung-ick Cho 1 , Phillip Heimann 1 , Jun Feng 1 , Kyle Engelhorn 1 , Christopher Weber 2 , Hae Ja Lee 2 , Roger Falcone 1 3
1 Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Physics, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California, United States, 3 Physics, University of Calfornia, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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3:15 PM - MM5.3
Short-pulse Laser Induced Transient Structure Formation and Ablation Studied with Time-resolved Coherent XUV-scattering.

Klaus Sokolowski-Tinten 1 , Anton Barty 2 , Sebastien Boutet 3 , Uladzimir Shymanovich 1 , Mike Bogan 3 , Stefano Marchesini 8 , Stefan Hau-Riege 2 , Nikola Stojanovic 5 , Joern Bonse 9 , Raanan Tobey 6 , Henri Ehrke 6 , Andrea Cavalleri 4 6 , Stefan Duesterer 5 , Matthias Frank 2 , Sasa Bajt 4 , Joachim Schulz 4 , Marvin Seibert 7 , Janos Hajdu 7 , Rolf Treusch 5 , Henry Chapman 4
1 , University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany, 2 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 3 , Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, United States, 8 , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 5 , HASYLAB, DESY, Hamburg Germany, 9 , Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM), Berlin Germany, 6 , University of Oxford, Oxford United Kingdom, 4 , Centre for Free-Electron Laser Science, Hamburg Germany, 7 , Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden

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3:30 PM - MM5.4
Time-Resolved X-Ray Diffraction Study of Laser-Induced Shock and Acoustic Waves in Single Crystalline Silicon.

Klaus-Dieter Liss 1 , Thierry d' Almeida 2 , Maik Kaiser 3 4 , Rainer Hock 5 , Andreas Magerl 5 , Jean-Francois Eloy 6
1 The Bragg Institute, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Lucas Heights, New South Wales, Australia, 2 Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 3 Swiss Light Source, Paul-Scherrer Institut, Villigen Switzerland, 4 Laboratoire de Spectroscopie Ultrarapide, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne Switzerland, 5 Lehrstuhl für Kristrallographie und Strukturphysik, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen Germany, 6 , European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble France

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3:45 PM - MM5.5
The Potential For Investigating Sub-Picosecond Atomic Displacement Cascade Dynamics Using The LCLS.

Bennett Larson 1 , Jon Tischler 1
1 Materials Science & Technology Division, ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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4:00 PM -
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4:15 PM - **MM5.6
``Making the Molecular Movie": From Warm Dense Matter to the Structure-Function Correlation in Biology.

R.J. Dwayne Miller 1
1 Chemistry/Physics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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4:45 PM - MM5.7
Studying Nanoscale Material Processes under Extreme Conditions with High Time Resolution Electron Microscopy.

Thomas LaGrange 1 , Geoffery Campbell 1 , David Grummon 2 , Nigel Browning 1 3 , Bryan Reed 1 , Wayne King 1
1 Physical and Life Sciences, Condensed Matter and Materials Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, Michigan, United States, 3 Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States

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5:00 PM - **MM5.8
Atomic-Scale Simulations of Femtosecond Laser Ablation.

George Gilmer 1 3 , Alexander Rubenchik 1 , Steven Yalisove 2 , Ben Torralva 2
1 , lawrence livermore national laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 3 Mechanical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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5:30 PM - MM5.9
Collateral Damage Induced by a Femtosecond Laser Pulse on Single-Crystal Superalloy CMSX-4.

Ben Torralva 1 , S. Ma 1 , M. Das 1 , J. McDonald 2 , S. Yalisove 1 , T. Pollock 1 , K. Thornton 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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5:45 PM - MM5.10
Large-scale Molecular Dynamics Studies of the Solid-solid Phase Transformation Pathways and Kinetics in Shocked Fe and Cs.

Timothy Germann 1
1 T-1, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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MM6: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Exhibit Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - MM6.1
Silicide Film Formation in the Ta/Ti/Si System by RF Induction Heating.

Joshua Pelleg 1 , Shmuel Rosenberg 2 , Michael Sinder 3
1 Materials Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Negev, Israel, 2 materials Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva Israel, 3 Materials Eng., Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Negev, Israel

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9:00 PM - MM6.10
Temporal and Spatial Evolution of Transient Electric Fields Induced by Ultrafast Pulsed Laser Irradiation of Graphite.

Hyuk Park 1 , Jian-Min Zuo 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - MM6.11
Fast Speed Camera Imaging and Synchrotron X-ray Studies of Dynamic Structuring from Nano-layered Clay Particles.

Zbigniew Rozynek 1 , Jon Fossum 1 , Baoxiang Wang 1 , Rene Castberg 2 , Knut Maloy 2
1 Physics, NTNU, Trondheim Norway, 2 Physics, UiO, Oslo Norway

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9:00 PM - MM6.2
Process Coatings with Sol-gel as ``Glue.

Yuhong Huang 1 , Qiang Wei 1 , Qifa Zhou 2 , Kirk Shung 2 , Ichiro Nishimura 3
1 , Chemat Technology Inc., Northridge, California, United States, 2 , NIH Transducer Resource Center, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA, USA, Los Angeles, California, United States, 3 , UCLA School of Dentistry, The Weintraub Center for Reconstructive Biotechnology and Division of Advanced Prosthodontics, Biomaterials and Hospital Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Los Angeles, California, United States

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9:00 PM - MM6.3
The Role of Thermal and Electronic Forces in the Picosecond Acoustic Response of Femtosecond Laser-excited Solids.

Uladzimir Shymanovich 1 , Matthieu Nicoul 3 1 , Stefan Kaehle 1 , Wei Lu 1 , Alexander Tarasevitch 1 , Ping Zhou 1 , Tobias Wietler 2 , Michael Horn von Hoegen 1 , Dietrich von der Linde 1 , Klaus Sokolowski-Tinten 1
1 , University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany, 3 , University of Cologne, Cologne Germany, 2 , University of Hannover, Hannover Germany

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9:00 PM - MM6.5
Monte Carlo Modelisation of Photoexcited Carriers Relaxation including Auger Effect in Narrow Band Gap InGaAs.

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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9:00 PM - MM6.6
Minoritary Transport in Heavily Doped p-type InGaAs.

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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9:00 PM - MM6.7
Chemical Treatment Influence on the Glass Substrate to the Growth of V2O5/PANI Thin Film.

Elidia Guerra 1 , Mirela Santos 1 , Rodrigo Bianchi 1
1 ICEB, UFOP, Ouro Preto Brazil

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9:00 PM - MM6.8
Synthesis of LNF Nano Particles for Fuel Cell Applications.

Reza Bateni 1 , Maryam Nasirpour 1 , Olivera Kesler 1
1 Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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9:00 PM - MM6.9
Multiple Femtosecond Laser Pulse Delamination of Thin Oxide Films.

Kristen Tebo 1 , Ryan Murphy 2 , Michael Thouless 1 3 , Joel McDonald 4 , Steve Yalisove 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Applied Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 4 Sandia National Laboratories, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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2009-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Aaron M. Lindenberg Stanford University
David Reis PULSE Institute
Paul Fuoss Argonne National Laboratory
Thomas Tschentscher Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
Bradley Siwick McGill University
MM7: Laser Processing of Materials
Session Chairs
David Reis
Wednesday AM, December 02, 2009
Room 201 (Hynes)

9:00 AM - **MM7.1
Optical Hyperdoping: Using Lasers to Tailor the Optoelectronic Properties of semiconductors.

Eric Mazur 1
1 Department of Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:30 AM - MM7.2
Anomalous Absorption of Multiple or Single Femtosecond Laser Pulse by Silica Thin Films.

Kristen Tebo 1 , Ben Torralva 1 , Steve Yalisove 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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9:45 AM - MM7.3
Mass Migration Induced by Two-photon Absorption into a Polymer Containing Y-shape Azo-chromophores.

Antonio Ambrosio 1 , Pasqualino Maddalena 1 , Andrea Camposeo 2 , Marco Polo 2 , Antonio Neves 2 , Dario Pisignano 2 , Antonio Carella 3 , Fabio Borbone 3 , Antonio Roviello 3
1 , CNR-INFM CRS-COHERENTIA and Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli Italy, 2 , CNR-INFM National Nanotechnology Laboratory, Lecce Italy, 3 , Dipartimento di Chimica, Università degli Studi Federico II, Napoli Italy

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10:00 AM - MM7.4
Formation of Elemental Distribution in Glass using Thermal Accumulation with Femtosecond Laser Irradiation.

Masahiro Shimizu 1 , Kiyotaka Miura 1 , Naomi Yasuda 1 , Masaaki Sakakura 1 , Shingo Kanehira 1 , Masayuki Nishi 1 , Yasuhiko Shimotsuma 1 , Kazuyuki Hirao 1
1 , Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan

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10:15 AM - MM7.5
Ultrafast Defect Manipulation with Optical Anisotropy in Fused Silica.

Yasuhiko Shimotsuma 1 , Masaaki Sakakura 1 , Peter Kazansky 2 , Kiyotaka Miura 3 , Kazuyuki Hirao 3
1 Innovative Collaboration Center, Kyoto University, Kyoto, 0, Japan, 2 Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton United Kingdom, 3 Department of Material Chemistry, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan

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10:30 AM - MM7.6
Femtosecond Pulsed Laser Deposition of Metal and Metal Oxide Thin Films to Tune their Properties by Controlling their Particle Size and Surface Morphology.

Makoto Murakami 1 , Bing Liu 1 , Zhendong Hu 1 , Yong Che 1
1 , IMRA America, Inc, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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10:45 AM - MM7.7
Resonance Picosecond IR Laser Decomposition of Molecular Precursors and Formation of Superhard Coatings of ReB2, RuB2, WB4 and B4C by Confined Plume Chemical Deposition.

Borislav Ivanov 1 , Matthew Wellons 2 , Charles Lukehart 2
1 Physics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 2 Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States

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11:00 AM - MM7.8
Rapid Solid-Liquid Phase-Change Oscillations in Nanocrystalline Silicon Wires.

Adam Cywar 1 , Gokhan Bakan 1 , Faruk Dirisaglik 1 , Kadir Cil 1 , Helena Silva 1 , Ali Gokirmak 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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11:15 AM - MM7.9
Real Time Dynamics of Silver Diffusion from Nanoparticles Into, and Out of, Chalcogenide Glass Films Upon Optical Absorption.

Vincent Palumbo 1 , Atif Rakin 1 , Jiri Cech 2 , Himanshu Jain 2 , Bryan Huey 1
1 Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States

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11:30 AM - MM7.10
Ultrafast Laser Formation of Microstructures at a Metal-glass Interface.

Ryan Murphy 1 , Kristen Tebo 2 , Steven Yalisove 2
1 Applied Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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11:45 AM - MM7.11
Field Emission and Microstructural Changes of Laser Annealed Carbon Films.

Maziar Shakerzadeh 1 , Hang Tong Teo 1 , Xincai Wang 2 , Beng Kang Tay 1
1 , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Singapore, 2 , Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), Singapore Singapore

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12:00 PM - MM7.12
Laser Irradiation Induced Assembly and Surface Sintering of Metal Nanoparticles in Liquid.

Zijie Yan 1 , Cerasela Dinu 1 , Ruqiang Bao 1 , Anthony Caruso 2 , Yong Huang 3 , Douglas Chrisey 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Department of Physics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States

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12:15 PM - MM7.13
(Ni, Pt) Si Morphological Study with Post-silicide Laser Annealing.

Bin Yang 1 , Abhilash Mayur 2 , Shankar Muthukrishnan 2 , Ben Ng 2 , Yu Zhu 3 , Zhen Zhang 3 , Simon Gaudet 4 , Mark Raymond 5 , Jean Jordan-Sweet 3 , Christian Lavoie 3 4
1 , GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Yorktown Heights, New York, United States, 2 , Applied Materials Inc., Santa Clara, California, United States, 3 T.J. Watson Research Center, International Business Machine Corporation, Yorktown Heights, New York, United States, 4 , Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal, Quebec, Canada, 5 , GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Albany, New York, United States

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12:30 PM - MM7.14
Modification of Aluminium Surface Using Picosecond Laser for Printing Applications.

Imtiyaz Ahmed Ansari 1 , Ken Watkins 1 , Geoff Dearden 1 , Martin Sharp 1 , Richard Hutchinson 2 , Rodney Potts 3
1 Department of Engineering, Laser Group, University of Liverpool, Birkenhead, Merseyside, United Kingdom, 2 Research and Development, Derwent Technology, York United Kingdom, 3 Research and Development, J P Imaging Ltd., Birkenhead, Merseyside, United Kingdom

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12:45 PM - MM7.15
Modification of Semiconductor to Metal Transition Characteristics of VO2 Thin Films by Ion Irradiation.

Alok Gupta 1 , Ravi Aggarwal 1 , Titas Dutta 1 , Pranav Gupta 1 , Jagdish Narayan 1 , Devesh Avasthi 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 2 , Inter University Accelerator Centre, New Delhi , New Delhi, India

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MM8: Electronic and Vibrational Dynamics
Session Chairs
Aaron Lindenberg
Wednesday PM, December 02, 2009
Room 201 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **MM8.1
THz Nonlinear Spectroscopy and Coherent Control of Collective Material Responses.

Keith Nelson 1
1 Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:00 PM - MM8.2
Electron Dynamics in Bulk ZnO Measured by Time-Resolved Terahertz Spectroscopy.

Jason Baxter 1 , Charles Schmuttenmaer 2
1 Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Chemistry Dept., Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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3:15 PM - MM8.3
Electron Transfer into and Mobility within TiO2 Nanoparticles and Nanotubes Characterized by Time Resolved Terahertz Spectroscopy.

Christiaan Richter 1 , Andrew Moir 1 , Charles Schmuttenmaer 1
1 Chemistry, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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3:30 PM - MM8.4
Ultrafast Percolation Dynamics in Silicon Nanocrystal Films.

Lyubov Titova 1 , David Cooke 1 2 , Tyler Cocker 1 , Xiongyao Wang 1 , Cindy Blois 1 , Al Meldrum 1 , Frank Hegmann 1
1 Department of Physics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 2 DTU Photonik, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby Denmark

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