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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 WW : Polymer Nanofibers--Fundamental Studies and Emerging Applications

2009-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

John F. Rabolt University of Delaware
Gregory C. Rutledge Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bruce Chase DuPont Central Research
Joachim Wendorff Philipps University
WW1: Modeling and Theoretical Considerations in Polymer Nanofibers
Session Chairs
John Rabolt
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Room 203 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - WW1.1
Properties of Electrospinning Jets.

Darrell Reneker 1 , Tao Han 3 , Sureeporn Tripatanasuwan 1 , Alex Yarin 2
1 Polymer Science, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, United States, 3 , Lanxess Corporation, Shanghai China, 2 , University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States

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9:45 AM - WW1.2
Microscale Structural Model of Alzheimer's Aβ(1-40) Amyloid Fibril.

Raffaella Paparcone 1 , Markus Buehler 1
1 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:00 AM - WW1.3
Hierarchical Structure Controls Nanomechanical Properties of Vimentin Intermediate Filaments.

Zhao Qin 1 2 , Laurent Kreplak 3 , Markus Buehler 1 2 4
1 Laboratory for Atomistic and Molecular Mechanics, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Center for Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 4 Center for Computational Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:15 AM - WW1.4
Mechanical Instabilities of Compliant Polymer Nanofibers.

Xiangfa Wu 1
1 Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechancis, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States

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10:30 AM - **WW1.5
Confined Assembly of Block Copolymer/Nanoparticle Nanofibers: Triaxial Electrospinning and Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics Modeling.

Vibha Kalra 1 , Jung Lee 1 , Jay Park 1 , Yong Joo 1
1 Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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11:00 AM - WW1:Modeling
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WW2: Methods of Processing of Polymer Nanofibers I
Session Chairs
Yong Joo
Stanislav Petrik
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Room 203 (Hynes)

11:30 AM - **WW2.1
Coaxial Electrospinning - A Versatile Approach to Engineering Polymer Nanofibers.

Andrew Steckl 1 , Daewoo Han 1 , Nick Bedford 1
1 , University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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12:00 PM - WW2.2
Photocatalytic Self Cleaning Textile Fibers by Coaxial Electrospinning.

Nick Bedford 1 , Andrew Steckl 1
1 , University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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12:15 PM - WW2.3
Control of the Location and Morphology of Metal and Metal Oxide Catalysts in Nanofibers via Coaxial Electrospinning.

Nate Hansen 1 , Yong Joo 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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12:30 PM - WW2.4
Controlling Nanofiber Alignment and Packing Density Through the Modulation of Residual Surface Charge on Nanofibers during Electrospinning.

Vasudha Chaurey 1 , Nathan Swami 1 , Po-Chieh Chiang 2 , Yi-Hsuan Su 2 , Chia-Fu Chou 2
1 Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 2 Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei Taiwan

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12:45 PM - WW2.5
Fabrication of Highly Conductive Pedot Nanofibers.

Alexis Laforgue 1 , Lucie Robitaille 1
1 Industrial Materials Institute, National Research Council Canada, Boucherville, Quebec, Canada

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WW3: Methods of Processing of Polymer Nanofibers II
Session Chairs
H. Young Chung
Andrew Steckl
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Room 203 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - WW3.1
Controlling the Crystalline State of Electrospun Nylon 6 by Varying the Solvent Evaporation Kinetics.

Carl Giller 1 , Bruce Chase 1 , John Rabolt 1 , Christopher Snively 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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2:45 PM - WW3.2
Electric-Field-Induced Polyethylene Nanofibrils with Highly Oriented Crystalline Structure by Solvent Evaporation-Controlled Electrospinning.

Taiyo Yoshioka 1 , Roland Dersch 2 , Masaki Tsuji 3 , Andreas Schaper 1
1 Material Sciences Center, Philipps University, Marburg Germany, 2 Department of Chemistry, Philipps University, Marburg Germany, 3 Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University, Uji Japan

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3:00 PM - WW3.3
Synthesis of Porous Nanofibers from Metal Organic Frameworks.

Laura McJilton 1 , Hiroyasu Furukawa 2 , Aaron Strickland 1 3 , Juan Hinestroza 1 3
1 , Cornell , Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 , UCLA, LA, California, United States, 3 , iFyber, LLC, Ithaca, New York, United States

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3:15 PM - WW3.4
Phase Transitions of Liquid Crystals Confined Inside Carbon Nanopipes: A Modulated DSC Study.

Nihar Pradhan 1
1 Physics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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3:30 PM - WW3.5
Significant Increase in Electrical Conductivity of Electrospun MEH-PPV/PEO/LiCF3SO3 Submicron Fibers by Post-stretching.

Yuya Ishii 1 , Heisuke Sakai 1 , Hideyuki Murata 1
1 School of Materials Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Nomi shi, Ishikawa ken, Japan

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3:45 PM - WW3.6
Nylon Nanofibers Mat Effectively Reinforcing Polyaniline Thin Films.

Angel Romo-Uribe 1 , Layza Arizmendi 2 , Maria Romero-Guzman 1 , Selene Sepulveda-Guzman 3 , Rodolfo Cruz-Silva 4
1 Instituto de Ciencias Físicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, 2 Polimeros, Centro de Investigación en Ingeniería y Quimica Aplicada, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico, 3 Centro de Innovación, Investigación y Desarrollo en Ingeniería y Tecnología, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, 4 Centro de Investigación en Ingeniería y Ciencias Aplicadas, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico

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4:00 PM - WW3: Proc II
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4:30 PM - **WW3.7
Production Nozzle-Less Electrospinning Nanofiber Technology.

Stanislav Petrik 1
1 , ELMARCO s.r.o., Liberec 9 Czechia

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5:00 PM - WW3.8
Fabrication of Well-aligned 3D Nanofibrous Scaffold through Rotary Spinning System.

Mohammad Badrossamay 1 , Josue Goss 1 , Kevin Parker 1
1 School of engineering & Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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5:15 PM - WW3.9
Tunable Helical Cylinder Nanofibers via Kinetic Assembly of Charged Block Copolymer in Solution.

Sheng Zhong 1 , Ke Zhang 2 , Karen Wooley 2 , Darrin Pochan 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Delaware Biotechnology Institute, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Center for Materials Innovation, Department of Chemistry and Department of Radiology, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

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5:30 PM - WW3.10
Electrospun Nanoparticle-Nanofiber Composites via a Novel One-Step Synthesis.

Carl Saquing 1 , Joshua Manasco 1 , Christina Tang 1 , Saad Khan 1
1 , North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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5:45 PM - WW3.11
Study of the Growth of PANI Nanofibers by Various Methods and its Effect on Hydrogen Storage.

Rudran Retnadurai 1 , Michael Niemann 1 , Sesha Srinivasan 1 , Ayala Phani 2 , Yogi Goswami 1 , Elias Stefanakos 1 , Ashok Kumar 1
1 Clean Energy Research Center, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States, 2 , Nano-RAM Technologies, Bangalore India

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2009-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

John F. Rabolt University of Delaware
Gregory C. Rutledge Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bruce Chase DuPont Central Research
Joachim Wendorff Philipps University
WW4: Characterization of Structure and Morphology of Polymer Nanofibers
Session Chairs
Dawnielle Farrar
Eyal Zussman
Wednesday AM, December 02, 2009
Room 203 (Hynes)

9:45 AM - WW4.1
Molecular Characterization of Orientation and Order in Electrospun Polymer Nanofibers.

John Rabolt 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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10:00 AM - WW4.2
Molecular Orientation Evolution During Electrospinning Of Atactic Polystyrene Using Real-Time Raman Spectroscopy.

Giriprasath Gururajan 1 , Carl Giller 1 , Christopher Snively 1 , Bruce Chase 1 , John Rabolt 1
1 Dept. of Materials Science and Engg., University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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10:15 AM - WW4.3
Effects of One-dimensional Confinement on Polymer Morphology: Characterization of Sub-micron Thermoplastic Fibers Prepared Using Islands-in-the-sea Approach.

Elizabeth Welsh 1 , Michael Sennett 1 , Peter Stenhouse 1
1 , US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development & Engineering Center, Natick, Massachusetts, United States

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10:30 AM - WW4.4
Crystal Polymorphism in Electrospun Composite Nanofibers of Poly(vinylidene fluoride) with Nanoclay.

Lei Yu 1 , Peggy Cebe 1
1 Physics, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States

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10:45 AM - WW4.5
Fabrication and Characterization of High Aspect Ratio Conducting Polymer Fibers.

Miguel Saez 1 , Lauren Montemayor 2 , Priam Pillai 1 , Ian Hunter 1
1 BioInstrumentation Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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11:00 AM - WW4: Structure
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11:30 AM - **WW4.6
Electrospinning of Nanofibers - A Morphological Study.

Eyal Zussman 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Technion, Haifa Israel

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12:00 PM - WW4.7
Morphology and Internal Structure of Electrospun Poly(vinylidene difluoride) and Poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-trifluroethylene) nanofibers

Zhenxin Zhong 1 , Darrell Reneker 1
1 Polymer Science, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, United States

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12:15 PM - WW4.8
Wrinkled Surface Topographies and Internal Porous Morphologies of Electrospun Polymer Fibers.

Chia-Ling Pai 1 , Lifeng Wang 2 , Mary Boyce 2 , Gregory Rutledge 1
1 Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:30 PM - WW4.9
Impact of Fiber Length Scale on the Breakthrough Pressure for Non-wetting Textured Surfaces.

Shreerang Chhatre 1 , Anish Tuteja 1 , Wonjae Choi 2 , Joseph Mabry 3 , Gareth McKinley 2 , Robert Cohen 1
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge , Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Space and Missile Propulsion Division, Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards Air Force Base, California, United States

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12:45 PM - WW4.10
An Industrial Perspective on Surface Characteristics of Electrospun Nano/Micro fiber Mat.

H. Young Chung 1 , Doug Crofoot 1 , Andrew Dallas 1
1 Corporate Technology, Donaldson Co., Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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WW5: Structure-Property Relationships for Polymer Nanofibers
Session Chairs
Hao Fong
Andreas Greiner
Wednesday PM, December 02, 2009
Room 203 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **WW5.1
Nanofibers by electrospinning – from fundamental research to real applications

Andreas Greiner 1 , Seema Agarwal 1 , Joachim Wendorff 1
1 Dept. of Chemistry, University of Marburg, Marburg Germany

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3:00 PM - WW5.2
Fiber Encapsulated Nanoparticle Arrays.

Nikhil Sharma 1 4 , S. Ismat Shah 1 2 , Sylvain Cloutier 3 4 , Darrin Pochan 1 4
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 4 Delaware Biotechnology Institute, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Physics & Astronomy, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 3 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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3:15 PM - WW5.3
Technique to Measure Adhesive Forces Between Electrospun Nanofibers.

Qiang Shi 1 , Kai-Tak Wan 2 , Shing-Chung Wong 1 , Pei Chen 1 , Todd Blackledge 3
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, United States, 2 Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Department of Biology, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, United States

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3:30 PM - WW5.4
Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Polystyrene and Elastomeric Block Copolymer Nanofiber Blend.

Sungwon Ma 1 , Yonathan Thio 1
1 Polymer, Textile and Fiber Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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3:45 PM - WW5.5
Nanofiber Formation Through Conducting Polymer Self-assembly for Energy Applications.

Yeng Ming Lam 1 , Teddy Salim 1 , Shuangyong Sun 1 , Chris Boothroyd 2 , Lydia Helena Wong 1
1 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore Singapore, 2 Centre of Electron Nanoscopy, DTU, Kongens Lyngby Denmark

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4:00 PM - WW5:Properties
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4:30 PM - **WW5.6
Continuous Nano-Scaled Carbon Fibers with Superior Mechanical Strength.

Hao Fong 1
1 Department of Chemistry, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, South Dakota, United States

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5:00 PM - WW5.7
Thermo-mechanical Behaviors of the Carbon Nanofiber Filled Polyethylene- oxide.

Ananta Adhikari 1 , Karen Lozano 1 , Mircea Chipara 2
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, Texas, United States, 2 Department of Physics and Geology, University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, Texas, United States

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5:15 PM - WW5.8
Time and Strain Rate Mechanics of Polymeric Nanofibers.

Mohammad Naraghi 1 , Ioannis Chasiotis 1
1 Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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5:30 PM - WW5.9
Mechanical Properties of Electrospun Nylon-6 Nonwoven Fabrics.

Chunhui Xiang 1 , Margaret Frey 1
1 Department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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2009-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

John F. Rabolt University of Delaware
Gregory C. Rutledge Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bruce Chase DuPont Central Research
Joachim Wendorff Philipps University
WW6: Chemical and Surface Modification of Polymer Nanofibers
Session Chairs
Greg Rutledge
Corinne Wittmer
Thursday AM, December 03, 2009
Room 203 (Hynes)

9:45 AM - WW6.1
Functionalized Electrospun Textiles for Chemical and Biological Protection.

Liang Chen 1 , Lev Bromberg 1 , Heidi Schreuder-Gibson 2 , Phillip Gibson 2 , T. Alan Hatton 1 , Gregory Rutledge 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research,Development & Engineering Center, Natick, Massachusetts, United States

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10:00 AM - WW6.2
Controllable Chemical Modification of Polyaniline Nanofibres.

Emer Lahiff 1 , Carol Lynam 2 , Niamh Gilmartin 2 , Gordon Wallace 3 , Richard O’Kennedy 2 , Dermot Diamond 1
1 CLARITY: The Centre for Sensor Web Technologies, Dublin City University, Dublin 9 Ireland, 2 School of Biotechnology and Biomedical Diagnostics Institute, Dublin City University, Dublin 9 Ireland, 3 ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science, Intelligent Polymer Research Institute, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

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10:15 AM - WW6.3
Chemistry before and after electrospinning

Seema Agarwal 1 , Christian Brandl 1 , Fei Chen 1
1 , University of Marburg, Marburg Germany

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10:30 AM - WW6.4
Actuating Electroactive Fibers From Alkoxysilane Functionalized Polyferrocenylsilanes.

Jeffrey McDowell 1 , Ian Manners 1 , Geoffrey Ozin 2
1 Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2 Chemistry, University of Bristol, Bristol United Kingdom

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10:45 AM - WW6.5
Nanogel-Functionalized Polymeric Nanofibers.

Qichen Wang 1 , Chandra Valmikinathan 2 , Xiaojun Yu 2 , Matthew Libera 1
1 Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, Chemical Biology, and Biomedical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, United States

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11:00 AM - WW6: Chemical
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11:30 AM - WW6.6
Writing Polymer Nanofibers on Superhydrophobic Surfaces for the Directed Deposition of 3D Nanowire Surface Structures.

Benjamin Hatton 1 , Laurent Corbin 2 1 , Howard Stone 1 , Joanna Aizenberg 1
1 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 IPR - UMR, UR1-CNRS, Rennes, Bretagne, France

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11:45 AM - WW6.7
In Situ Crosslinking of Electrospun PVA Nanofibers.

Christina Tang 1 , Carl Saquing 1 , Jonathon Harding 1 , Saad Khan 1
1 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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12:00 PM - WW6.8
Poly(3,4-alkylenedioxythiophene) Nanostructures.

A.Sezai Sarac 1
1 Chemistry , Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul Turkey

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WW7: Polymer Nanofibers for Medicine and Biology I
Session Chairs
Greg Rutledge
Corinne Wittmer
Thursday PM, December 03, 2009
Room 203 (Hynes)

12:15 PM - **WW7.1
Silk Nanofibers for Biomaterials.

Corinne Wittmer 1 , Thomas Claudepierre 2 , Xianyan Wang 1 , Christophe Egles 3 , Jonathan Garlick 3 1 , David Kaplan 1 3
1 Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Ophthalmology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig Germany, 3 Cancer Biology and Tissue Engineering, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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12:45 PM - WW7.2
Electrospun and Natural Fibers Containing Biologically Active Components as Antibacterial Materials

Matthew Dickerson 1 , Maneesh Gupta 1 , Heather Luckarift 2 , Lawrence Drummy 1 , Glenn Johnson 2 , Rajesh Naik 1
1 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Tyndall AFB, Florida, United States

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WW8: Polymer Nanofibers for Medicine and Biology II
Session Chairs
Rob Akins
Gary Wnek
Thursday PM, December 03, 2009
Room 203 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **WW8.1
Electrospinning of Natural and Synthetic Polymers for Medical Applications.

Gary Wnek 1 , Olivier Arnoult 1 , Linghui Meng 1 , Bin Dong 1 , Meghan Greggor 2
1 Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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3:00 PM - WW8.2
Single-step Electrospinning Towards Bimodal Fiber Meshes for Ease of Cellular Infiltration.

Rafael Gentsch 1 , Hans Boerner 1
1 , Max-Planck-institute of colloids and interfaces, Potsdam Germany

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3:15 PM - WW8.3
Force Induced Alpha-helix to Beta-sheet Transition in Coiled-coil Protein Filaments: Process, Character and Critical Conditions.

Zhao Qin 1 2 , Markus Buehler 1 2 3
1 Laboratory for Atomistic and Molecular Mechanics, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Center for Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Center for Computational Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:30 PM - WW8.4
DNA Nanofiber Decontamination Membranes.

Daminda Navarathne 1 2 , Yogesh Ner 2 , Menka Jain 3 , James Grote 4 , Gregory Sotzing 1 2
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 2 Polymer Program, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 3 Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 4 , US Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, United States

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3:45 PM - WW8.5
Poly (vinyl alcohol) and Milk Protein Nanofiber for Biomedical Applications.

Narahari Mahanta 1 , Yiwei Teow 1 , Suresh Valiyaveettil 1
1 Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Clementi Singapore

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4:00 PM - WW8: Biomed II
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4:30 PM - **WW8.6
Effects of Fibrous Scaffold Alignment on Cardiovascular Cell Phenotypes in vitro.

Robert Akins 1
1 Biomedical Research, Nemours Foundation - A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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5:00 PM - WW8.7
Synthesis Oxygen Generating Nanofibers with Antimicrobial Properties for Bone Implant.

Junping Wang 1 , Geoffrey Ng 1 , Yizhou Zhu 1 , Xiaojun Yu 1
1 , Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, United States

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5:15 PM - WW8.8
Controlled Assembly of Biologically Inspired Arrays of Polymeric Fibers: Potential Applications.

Sung Kang 1 , Boaz Pokroy 1 , L. Mahadevan 1 , Joanna Aizenberg 1
1 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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5:30 PM - WW8.9
Biocompatible and Crystallizable Structures of Low Molecular Weight Poly(2-isopropyl 2-oxazolines) from Electrospinning.

Vasana Maneeratana 1 2 , Christina Diehl 1 , Helmut Schlaad 1
1 Colloid Chemistry, Max-Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam Germany, 2 Laboratoire de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Paris, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris France

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5:45 PM - WW8.10
Electrospun Alginate-Based Nanofibers for Use as Tissue Scaffolds: Investigation of Single and Coaxial Needle Approaches.

Christopher Bonino 1 , Melissa Krebs 2 , Sung In Jeong 2 , Carl Saquing 1 , Kimberly Shearer 1 , Eben Alsberg 2 , Saad Khan 1
1 Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 2 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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WW9: Poster Session: Polymer Nanofiber
Session Chairs
Bruce Chase
John Rabolt
Darrell Reneker
Friday AM, December 04, 2009
Exhibit Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - W9.34
Coaxial Electrospinning of Compound Elastomeric Polymer Fibers.

Andrew Steckl 1 , Daewoo Han 1
1 , University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - WW9.1
Reinforcing Efficiency of Epoxy Resin by 4-(Aminophenoxy)Benzoyl-functionalized Carbon Nanotubes and Carbon Nanofibers.

Kyungsu Kim 1 , Inyup Jeon 1 , Jongbeom Baek 1
1 , ulsan national institute of science and technology, Ulsan metropolitan city Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - WW9.10
Elongational Rheology of Electrospinning Jets.

Hyungjin Lee 1 , Darrell Reneker 1
1 Polymer Science, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - WW9.11
Illumination of an Electrospinning Jet and Its Characterization Using Videography and Stereography.

Kaiyi Liu 1 , Darrell Reneker 1 , Camden Ertley 1
1 Polymer Science, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - WW9.12
Extraction and Characterization of Cellulose Whiskers from Commercial Cotton Fibers.

Eliangela Teixeira 2 , Mariselma Ferreira 1 , Maria Alice Martins 1 , Ana Carolina Correa 2 , Luiz Henrique Mattoso 2
2 LNNA, Embrapa Instrumentaçao Agropecuária, Sao Carlos, SP, Brazil, 1 CCNH, UFABC, Santo André, SP, Brazil

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9:00 PM - WW9.13
Quantitative Investigations of Nanoscale Elasticity of Nanofibrillar Matrices.

V. Tiryaki 1 , V. Ayres 1 , A. Khan 2 , R. Delgado-Rivera 3 , I. Ahmed 4 , S. Meiners 4
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University, Lansing, Michigan, United States, 2 Department of Paper Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Imaging, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, 3 Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 4 Department of Pharmacology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - WW9.14
Electrospun Polystyrene Buckling Coils.

Yu Xin 1 , Darrell Reneker 1
1 Polymer Science, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - WW9.15
Varying the Diameter of Aligned, Electrospun Fibers for Tissue Engineering Applications.

Han Bing Wang 1 2 , Michael Mullins 2 , Jared Cregg 1 , Connor McCarthy 1 , Ryan Gilbert 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, United States

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9:00 PM - WW9.16
Rheological Study of Blends of Polystyrene and Crosslinked Elastomeric PS-b-PI Copolymer Nanofiber.

Sungwon Ma 1 , Yonathan Thio 1
1 Polymer, Textile and Fiber Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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9:00 PM - WW9.17
Electrospinning and Microstructural Characterization of Architecturally-Discrete Isotactic-Atactic-Isotactic Triblock Stereoblock Polypropylene Thermoplastic Elastomers.

Carl Giller 1 , Giriprasath Gururajan 1 , Wei Zhang 2 , Bruce Chase 1 , Lawerence Sita 2 , John Rabolt 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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9:00 PM - WW9.18
Emission Color Tuning in Semiconducting Polymer Nanotubes by Energy Transfer to Luminescent Dopants.

Gareth Redmond 1
1 School of Physics, University College Dublin, Dublin Ireland

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9:00 PM - WW9.19
Manipulation, Assembly and Characterization of Optically Functional 1-D Organic Nanostructures.

Gareth Redmond 1
1 School of Physics, University College Dublin, Dublin Ireland

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9:00 PM - WW9.2
Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(2,5-benzimidazole) (ABPBI) Grafted Multi-walled Carbon Nanotube.

Ji-ye Kang 1 , Soo-mi Eo 2 , Jong-beom Baek 1
1 , Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Ulsan metropolitan city Korea (the Republic of), 2 , Chungbuk national university, Cheongju Chungbuk Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - WW9.20
Cell Migration on the Electrospun Fibers.

Ying Liu 1 , Alicia Franco 1 , Lei Huang 2 , Richard Clark 3 , Miriam Rafailovich 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 2 Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States, 3 Biomedical Engineering, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - WW9.21
Photocatalytic Electrospun Polymeric Nanofibers Assembled with Multilayered TiO2 Nanoparticles.

Jung Ah Lee 1 , Kevin Krogman 1 , Minglin Ma 1 , Yoon Sung Nam 2 , Paula Hammond 1 , Gregory Rutledge 1
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Biological Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - WW9.22
Multi-scale Mechanical Analysis of Beta-solenoid Protein Structures.

Sinan Keten 1 , Jose Fernando Rodriguez Alvarado 2 , Markus Buehler 1
1 Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - WW9.24
The Fabrication and Dielectric Properties of Poly(vinylidene fluoride trifluoroethylene chlorofluoroethylene) Terpolymer Nanorods.

Junhong Lin 1 2 , Sheng guo Lu 2 , Minren Lin 2 , Markus Geuss 4 , Qiming Zhang 3 2 1
1 Material Science and Engineering, Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Material Research Institute, Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania, United States, 4 , Max-Plank Institute for Microstructure Physics , Weinberg Germany, 3 Electrical Engineering, Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - WW9.25
Molecular and Mesoscale Mechanisms of Osteogenesis Imperfecta Disease.

Sebastien Uzel 1 , Gautieri Alfonso 2 , Buehler Markus 3
1 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Bioengineering, Politecnico di Milano, Milan Italy, 3 Civil Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Electrospun Composite Nanofibers for Sensor Applications.

Li Han 1 , Anthony Andrady 1 , Kim Guzan 1 , David Ensor 1
1 , RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States

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Additive-induced Porosity in Electrospun PVDF Fibers.

Ying Yang 1 , Liang Chen 1 , Chia-ling Pai 1 , Miguel Amat 1 , Greg Rutledge 1 , Alan Hatton 1
1 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - WW9.29
Novel Conductive Biocompatible Electrospun Nanofibers for Application in Microbial Fuel Cells.

Shuiliang Chen 1 , Haoqing Hou 2 , Andreas Greiner 1
1 Department of Chemistry and Scientific Center of Materials Research, Phillips-University Marburg, Marburg Germany, 2 Jiangxi Nanofiber Engineering Center, Jiangxi Normal University, Nanchang China

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Grafting of Polyaniline onto the Surface of Amino-Functionalized Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube via Interfacial Polymerization.

In-yup Jeon 1 , Jong-Beom Baek 1
1 , Ulsan National lnstitute of Science and Technolgy, Ulsan Metropolitan city Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - WW9.30
Polyethylene Oxide Nanotubes.

Woo-Sik Jang 1 , Tomonori Saito 2 , Michael Hickner 2 , Jodie Lutkenhaus 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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SWCNT Nanocomposites Based on an All-aromatic Liquid Crystal Poly(ether imide): Synthesis and Characterization.

Maruti Hegde 1 , Theo Dingemans 1
1 NOVAM, Faculty of Aerospace, Delft University of Technology, Delft Netherlands

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Phase Structure and Conformational Change of Electrospun Poly(trimethylene terephthalate) Composite Nanofibers Containing Carbon Nanotubes.

Qian Ma 1 , Peggy Cebe 1
1 Physics, Tufts Unversity, Medford, Massachusetts, United States

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Derivation of an Inter-fiber Potential using Molecular Simulations.

Sezen Buell 1 , Krystyn Van Vliet 1 , Greg Rutledge 2
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - WW9.6
Fabrication and Morphology of Nanofibers by Triaxial Electrospinning.

Yilin Liu 1 , Giriprasath Gururajan 1 , Bruce Chase 1 , John Rabolt 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark , Delaware, United States

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9:00 PM - WW9.7
Photoluminescent Nanofibers for Solid-State Lighting Applications.

Lynn Davis 1 , Li Han 1 , Paul Hoertz 1 , Guzan Kim 1 , Mills Karmann 1 , Howard Walls 1 , Damaris Magnus-Aryitey 1
1 , RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States

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Orientation Analysis for Individual Electrospun PE Nanofibers by TEM.

Taiyo Yoshioka 1 , Roland Dersch 2 , Masaki Tsuji 3 , Andreas Schaper 1
1 Material Sciences Center, Philipps University, Marburg Germany, 2 Department of Chemistry, Philipps University, Marburg Germany, 3 Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University, Uji Japan

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