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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 P : The Business of Nanotechnology II

2009-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Lhadi Merhari CERAMEC R&D
Samuel S. Mao Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California-Berkeley
Jeroen van Schijndel TNO Science and Industry-Materials Technology
Loucas Tsakalakos General Electric Global Research Center
P1: Nanotech Energy Solutions
Session Chairs
Sam Mao
Jeroen van Schijndel
Monday AM, November 30, 2009
Berkeley (Sheraton)

9:00 AM - **P1.1
Nanotechnology: A Path to Commercialization at GE.

Margaret Blohm 1
1 , GE Global Research, Niskayuna, New York, United States

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9:30 AM - **P1.2
BASF Future Business: Turning Trends into New Businesses.

Mark Mielke 1
1 , BASF Future Business America, Somerset, New Jersey, United States

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10:00 AM - **P1.3
Technology Transfer in Energy Materials.

Horst Hahn 1 2
1 Institute for Nanotechnology, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, 2 Joint Research Laboratory Nanomaterials, TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany

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10:30 AM - **P1.4
A Business Case for Nanotechnology: Nanodevices for Energy Conversion

M. Saif Islam 1 , Logeeswaran Veerayah Jayaraman 1
1 Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **P1.5
Mechanical Processing in Hydrogen Storage Research and Development.

Viktor Balema 1
1 Aldrich Materials Science, Sigma-Aldrich Corp., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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12:00 PM - **P1.6
Nano-stuctured Composite Cathodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells.

Mojie Cheng 1 , Xiaomin Zhang 1
1 , Dalian Inst. of Chemical Physcis, China, Dalian China

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12:30 PM - **P1.7
Cost-effective Aqueous Chemical Fabrication of Metal Oxide Quantum Rods and Dots Structures and Devices.

Lionel Vayssieres 1
1 , National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba Japan

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P2: Nanomanufacturing
Session Chairs
Lhadi Merhari
Loucas Tsakalakos
Monday PM, November 30, 2009
Berkeley (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **P2.1
Some Recent Experiences With Startup Companies in Materials.

John Rogers 1
1 , University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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3:00 PM - **P2.2
Nanotechnology Enabled Micro-Gas Chromatograph Analyzers.

Mark Shannon 1
1 MechSE, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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3:30 PM - P2.3
Synthesis of Highly-Specific Nanoparticles from the Gas Phase on the Pilot-Plant Scale.

Tim Huelser 1 , Sophie Schnurre 1 , Hartmut Wiggers 1 2 3 , Christof Schulz 1 2 3
1 Nano-Energy & Nano Particle Synthesis, Institute of Energy and Environmental Technology (IUTA), Duisburg Germany, 2 Institute for Combustion and Gas Dynamics (IVG), University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany, 3 Center for NanoIntegration Duisburg-Essen (CeNIDE), University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany

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3:45 PM - P2.4
Fascinating World of Nanomaterials, Applications and Technology Hurdles in Commercial Production.

Shiva Hullavarad 1 , Nilima Hullavarad 1
1 Office of Electronic Miniaturization, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska, United States

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4:00 PM -
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4:30 PM - **P2.5
Surfaces Matter.

Edward Hughes 1 , Eric Bruner 1
1 , Aculon, Inc., San Diego, California, United States

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5:00 PM - P2.6
Behavior of Electron Trapping and Detrapping in Defect Sites of Polycrystalline Silicon Thin Films.

Emi Machida 1 , Yukiharu Uraoka 1 2 , Hiroshi Ikenoue 3
1 Graduate School of Materials Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Ikoma, Nara, Japan, 2 CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan, 3 Advanced Course, Kochi National College of Technology, Nankoku, Kochi, Japan

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5:15 PM - P2.7
Optical Spectroscopic Techniques to Characterize the Performance of Nanomaterials Based Solar Cells.

Yasuhiro Tachibana 1
1 Applied Chemistry, Osaka University, Osaka Japan

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5:30 PM - P2.8
Porous Ultrathin Silicon for Nanoscale Membrane Applications.

Christopher Striemer 1 2 , Thomas Gaborski 1 3 , David Fang 2 , Jessica Snyder 4 , James McGrath 3 , Philippe Fauchet 2
1 , SiMPore, Inc., West Henrietta, New York, United States, 2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States, 3 Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States, 4 Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States

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2009-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Lhadi Merhari CERAMEC R&D
Samuel S. Mao Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California-Berkeley
Jeroen van Schijndel TNO Science and Industry-Materials Technology
Loucas Tsakalakos General Electric Global Research Center
P3: Nanobiotech and Green Nanotech Challenges
Session Chairs
Lhadi Merhari
Jeroen van Schijndel
Tuesday AM, December 01, 2009
Berkeley (Sheraton)

9:00 AM - **P3.1
Large Scale Nanomaterial Production Using Microfluidizer High Shear Processing.

Kenneth Chomistek 1 , Thomai Panagiotou 1
1 , Microfluidics, Newton, Massachusetts, United States

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9:30 AM - P3.2
A Novel MEH-PPV/Alq3 Radiation Sensor Used as Smart Device for Neonatal Phototherapy Application.

Giovana Ferreira 1 , Rodrigo Bianchi 1
1 Departamento de Física, Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Ouro Preto Brazil

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9:45 AM - P3.3
Blue-light Dosimeter based on Luminescent Polymers and Measuring Device.

Andre Duarte 1 , Jorge Pires 1 , Claudia Vasconcelos 1 , Giovana Ferreira 1 , Rodrigo Bianchi 1 , Andrea Bianchi 1
1 Physics Department, Federal University of Ouro Preto, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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10:00 AM - **P3.4
Bridging the Nano-gap: From Scientific Discovery to Real World Products.

Partha Dutta 1 2
1 ECSE, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 , Auterra Inc. (previously Applied Nanoworks Inc.), Malta, New York, United States

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10:30 AM - **P3.5
Plasma Synthesis: A Novel Way of Making Catalysts.

Maximilian Biberger 1
1 , SDCmaterials, Inc., Tempe, Arizona, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **P3.6
The Future of TCO Materials: Stakes and Challenges.

Marie-Isabelle Baraton 1
1 SPCTS, University of Limoges & CNRS, Limoges France

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12:00 PM - P3.7
Performance Evaluation of an Oxygen Sensor as a Function of the Samaria Doped Ceria Film Thickness.

Rahul Sanghavi 1 , M. Nandasiri 2 3 , S. Kuchibhatla 2 , P. Nachimuthu 2 , M. Engelhard 2 , V. Shutthanandan 2 , W. Jiang 2 , S. Thevuthasan 2 , A. Kayani 3 , S. Prasad 1
1 Department of Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 2 , EMSL, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States, 3 Physics Department, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

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12:15 PM - P3.8
Nanostructure-Based Sensors and Catalysts.

Jin Luo 1 2 , Lingyan Wang 1 2 , Xiajing Shi 1 2 , Weibing Hao 1 , Susan Lu 2 , Chuan- Jian Zhong 2
1 , NSC Technology, Vestal, New York, United States, 2 , State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States

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12:30 PM - P3.9
Synthesis of Zr-containing Compound Nano-particles Using Solution Plasmas.

Kazuya Suzuki 1 , Tatsuru Shirafuji 1 , Sung-pyo Cho 1 , Nagahiro Saito 2 3 , Osamu Takai 1 3
1 , Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan, 2 , EcoTopia Science Reseach Institute, Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan, 3 , CREST, JST, Nagoya Japan

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P4: Nanotech for Security and Safety of the Citizen
Session Chairs
Sam Mao
Loucas Tsakalakos
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Berkeley (Sheraton)

3:00 PM - **P4.1
Advanced Sciences Convergence for Defense and Security.

Ashok Vaseashta 1 , Jose Alvelo 1 , Eric Braman 1 , Philip Susmann 1
1 NUARI, Institute for Advanced Sciences Convergence , Nothfield, Vermont, United States

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3:30 PM - **P4.2
Nanotechnology Best Invisible Ink Marking for Security Applications.

Ratnakar Vispute 1 , J. Feldman 1 , Geun Lee 1 , Andrew Seiser 1 , Jaurette Dozier 1 , Lance Robinson 1 , Sejal Vispute 1
1 , Blue Wave Semiconductors, Columbia, Maryland, United States

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4:00 PM -
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4:30 PM - **P4.3
Nanotechnology: Risks, Regulations and Lawsuits.

Brian Davis 1
1 , Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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5:00 PM - P4.4
Nanotechnologies for Microbicidal Applications – Prospective Analysis of Risks.

Nathan Swami 1 , Michael Gorman 2 , Emma Fauss 1
1 Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 2 Science, Technology & Society, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

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5:15 PM - P4.5
Environmental, Health, and Safety Monitoring at a CNT Production Facility.

Mark Banash 1
1 , Nanocomp Technologies, Inc., Concord, New Hampshire, United States

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2009-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Lhadi Merhari CERAMEC R&D
Samuel S. Mao Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California-Berkeley
Jeroen van Schijndel TNO Science and Industry-Materials Technology
Loucas Tsakalakos General Electric Global Research Center
P5: Nanotech Transition from Lab to Market
Session Chairs
Sam Mao
Lhadi Merhari
Wednesday AM, December 02, 2009
Berkeley (Sheraton)

9:00 AM - **P5.0
Industrial Applications of Polymer-metal Oxide Core-shell Nanoparticles.

Nicolaas Viets 1
1 , Royal DSM N.V., Heerlen Netherlands

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9:30 AM - **P5.1
From Start To Finish: A Nuts and Bolts Snapshot of a Nanotechnology Business.

Brent Segal 1
1 , Lockheed Martin Nanosystems, Billerica, Massachusetts, United States

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10:00 AM - **P5.2
Industrial Development and High Volume Synthesis of CNT Yarns and Sheets.

Peter Antoinette 1 , David Lashmore 1 , John Dorr 1
1 R&D, Nanocomp, Concord, New Hampshire, United States

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10:30 AM - **P5.3
Moving Nanotechnology Toward the Market: Business Strategy and IP Management in the Value Chain.

Sara Giordani 1
1 , TTP Lab, Technology Transfer Program & Laboratory, Vicenza Italy

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11:30 AM -
Panel Discussion