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2010 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 29-December 3, 2010 | Boston
Meeting Chairs
: Ana Claudia Arias, Robert F. Cook, Clemens Heske, Shu Yang

Symposium BB : Aerogels and Aerogel-Inspired Materials

2010-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Stephanie Brock Wayne State University
George Gould Aspen Aerogels
Anna Roig Institut de Ciencia de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC)
Debra Rolison U. S. Naval Research Laboratory
BB4: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Stephanie Brock
George Gould
Anna Roig
Debra Rolison
Monday PM, November 29, 2010
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

1:00 AM -
BB4.10 Transferred to BB8.5

1:00 AM -
BB4.14 Transferred to BB3.3

1:00 AM -
BB4.23 Transferred to BB3.2

BB1: The Final Frontier
Session Chairs
Stephanie Brock
Monday AM, November 29, 2010
Room 103 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **BB1.1
A History of the Solar System Captured in Aerogel: Analysis of STARDUST Cometary and Interstellar Samples.

Rhonda Stroud 1
1 Code 6366, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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10:00 AM - BB1.2
The Role of Gravity in the Evolution of Sol-gel-derived Architectures.

Stephen Steiner III 1 , Thomas Coffee 1 , Shuonan Dong 1 , Mark Schneider 1 , Arya Tafvizi Zavareh 1
1 Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:15 AM - BB1.3
Hybrid Aerogel-MLI Insulation System Performance Studies for Cryogenic Storage in Space Applications.

Redouane Begag 1 , Shannon White 1
1 , Aspen Aerogels, Inc., Northborough, Massachusetts, United States

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10:30 AM -
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BB2: Synthesis I-New & Noteworthy
Session Chairs
Anna Corrias
Monday AM, November 29, 2010
Room 103 (Hynes)

11:00 AM - **BB2.1
Hydrogels and Aerogels from Noble Metal Nanoparticles.

Alexander Eychmueller 1
1 , TU Dresden, Dresden Germany

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11:30 AM - BB2.2
Phosphide Aerogels: A New Class of Porous Nanostructures.

Keerthi Senevirathne 1 , Asha Bandara 1 , Ronald Tackett 2 , Parashu Ram Kharel 2 , Gavin Lawes 2 , Autumn Burns 3 , Mark Bussell 3 , Stephanie Brock 1
1 Chemistry, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, United States, 2 Physics & Astronomy, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, United States, 3 Chemistry, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, United States

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11:45 AM - BB2.3
Mesoporous Titania Nanoparticle Networks.

Nicola Huesing 1 3 , Oliver Diwald 2 , Stefan Baumann 2 , Michael Elser 2
1 Materials Chemistry, Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, Salzburg Austria, 3 Inorganic Chemistry, Ulm University, Ulm Germany, 2 Institute of Particle Technology, University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen Germany

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12:00 PM - BB2.4
A Clean and Effective Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Method for the Host-guest Synthesis and Encapsulation of Photoactive Molecules in Nanoporous Matrices.

Nerea Murillo-Cremaes 1 , Ana Maria Lopez-Periago 1 , Xavier Saurina 2 , Concha Domingo 1 , Anna Roig 1
1 , ICMAB-CSIC, Bellaterra Spain, 2 Analytical Chemistry, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona Spain

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12:15 PM - BB2.5
Highly Porous Inorganic-organic Gels via Click-modification.

Miriam Keppeler 2 , Nicola Huesing 1 2
2 Inorganic Chemistry, Ulm University, Ulm Germany, 1 Materials Chemistry, Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, Salzburg Austria

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12:30 PM - BB2.6
Chiral Binaphthyl Frameworks for Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica Materials.

Jenny Du 1 , Tom Blackburn 1 , Nicholas Mosey 1 , Graham Gibson 1 , Richard Oleschuk 1 , Cathleen Crudden 1
1 Chemistry, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

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12:45 PM - BB2.7
Functional and Functionalized Silicate Materials.

Brandy White 1 , Brian Melde 1 , Baochuan Lin 1 , Paul Charles 1 , Anthony Malanoski 1
1 Center for Bio/Molecular Sc & Eng, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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BB3: Function (Thermal & Mechanical)
Session Chairs
Theodore Baumann
Yousheng Tao
Monday PM, November 29, 2010
Room 103 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **BB3.1
Polymer Crosslinked Aerogels: From Armor to Porous Carbides and Metals.

Nicholas Leventis 1
1 Chemistry, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri, United States

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3:00 PM - BB3.2
Mechanical Properties of Porous Hierachical and Hybrid Materials.

Lena Weigold 1 , Theresa Noisser 1 , Matthias Wiener 1 , Christian Balzer 1 , Gudrun Reichenauer 1
1 , Bavarian Center for Applied Energy Research, Wuerzburg Germany

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3:15 PM - BB3.3
Polyimide-silica Hybrid Aerogels with High Mechanical Strength for Thermal Insulation Applications.

Wenting Dong 1 , Wendell Rhine 1 , Shannon White 1
1 , Aspen Aerogels, Inc., Northborough, Massachusetts, United States

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3:30 PM - BB3.4
Highly Transparent, Flexible and Superhydrophobic Organically Modified Silica Aerogel Thin Films.

Hulya Budunoglu 1 , Adem Yildirim 1 , Mustafa Guler 1 , Mehmet Bayindir 1 2
1 UNAM-Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology, Bilkent University, Ankara, Bilkent, Turkey, 2 Department of Physics, Bilkent University, Ankara, Bilkent, Turkey

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3:45 PM -
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4:15 PM - **BB3.5
Polyimide Aerogels with 3-D Cross-linked Structure.

Mary Ann Meador 1 , Baochau Nguyen 2 , Haiquan Guo 2
1 , NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 2 , Ohio Aerospace Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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4:45 PM - BB3.6
Preparation of Mechanically Improved Organic Aerogel for Thermal Insulation.

Myung Cho 1 , Sangho Park 1 , Sungwoo Hwang 1 , Kwang Hee Kim 1
1 Material Center, Samsung Adanced Institute of Technology, Yongin-Si, Kyunggi-Do Korea (the Republic of)

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5:00 PM - BB3.7
Polyimide Aerogels: Thermal, Mechanical and Electrical Properties.

Nicholas Zafiropoulos 1 , Shannon White 1 , Wendell Rhine 1
1 , Aspen Aerogels, Northborough, Massachusetts, United States

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5:15 PM - BB3.8
Multifunctional Organic Aerogels.

Wendell Rhine 1 , Nicholas Zafiropoulos 1 , Redouane Begag 1 , Wenting Dong 1 , Irene Melnikova 1 , Shannon White 1
1 , Aspen Aerogels, Inc., Northborough, Massachusetts, United States

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5:30 PM - BB3.9
Thermal Transport in Carbon Nanotube Aerogels.

Abhishek Yadav 1 , Huarui Sun 1 , Scott Schiffres 3 , Kyu Kim 2 , Mohammad Islam 2 , Jonathan Malen 3 , Kevin Pipe 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, carnegie mellon university, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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5:45 PM - BB3.10
Mechanical Deformation of Nanoporous Carbons.

Sergei Kucheyev 1 , M. Worsley 1 , T. Baumann 1 , J. Satcher 1 , A. Hamza 1
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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BB4: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Stephanie Brock
George Gould
Anna Roig
Debra Rolison
Monday PM, November 29, 2010
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - BB4.1
Alumina and Nickel-alumina Aerogels Prepared via Rapid Supercritical Extraction for Green Automotive Catalysis Applications.

Nicholas Dunn 1 , Mary Carroll 1 , Ann Anderson 2
1 Chemistry Department, Union College, Schenectady, New York, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering Department, Union College, Schenectady, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.11
Optical Fibre Devices Packaged in Silica Aerogel.

Limin Xiao 1 , Matthew Rollings 1 , Michael Grogan 1 , Richard England 2 , William Wadsworth 1 , Tim Birks 1
1 Dept. of Physics, University of Bath, Bath United Kingdom, 2 Dept. of Chemical Engineering, University of Bath, Bath United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - BB4.12
Optical Quality Plasmonic Aerogel with Gold Nanoparticles.

Michael Grogan 1 , Susannah Heck 2 , Matthew Rollings 1 , Limin Xiao 1 , Richard England 3 , William Wadsworth 1 , Stefan Maier 2 , Tim Birks 1
1 Dept. of Physics, University of Bath, Bath United Kingdom, 2 Dept. of Physics, Imperial College, London United Kingdom, 3 Dept. of Chemical Engineering, University of Bath, Bath United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - BB4.13
Engineering Porosity into Thermoelectrics: Synthesis and Characterization of PbTe and Bi2Te3 Aerogels.

Shreyashi Ganguly 1 , J. Sharp 2 , P. Gilbert 2 , John White 2 , Stephanie Brock 1
1 Chemistry, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, United States, 2 , Marlow Industries, Dallas, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.15
High Surface Area Carbon Aerogels: Characteristics of Wetting and Porosity.

Margaret Rakowsky 1 2 , Alexander Gash 2 , Theodore Baumann 2
1 Chemistry, U.S. Air Force Academy, USAF Academy, Colorado, United States, 2 , Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore, California, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.16
Investigation and Study of a Transparent and Translucent Facade System, with a Minimum Thickness, a Free Form Design, and a High Thermal Insulation Value, to be used in to Architectural Development.

Luis Alonso 1
1 Department of Building and Architectural Technology from UPM, Architect and PhD, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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9:00 PM - BB4.17
Development of Non-compacting Aerogel Insulation for Cryogenic Propellant Storage.

Kiranmayi Deshpande 1 , Wendell Rhine 1 , Shannon White 1
1 , Aspen Aerogels Inc, Northborough, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.2
Design of Highly Porous FeCo(Ni)–SiO2 Nanocomposite Aerogels for Catalyst Applications.

Danilo Loche 1 , Anna Corrias 1 , Maria Casula 1 , Andrea Falqui 1 2 , Sergio Marras 2 , Zoltan Konya 3 , Daniele Gozzi 4 , Alessandro Latini 4 , Pietro Moggi 5
1 Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Università di Cagliari, Monserrato, Cagliari, Italy, 2 , Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova Italy, 3 Applied and Environmental Chemistry Department, University of Szeged, Szeged Hungary, 4 Dipartimento di Chimica, Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Roma Italy, 5 Dipartimento di Chimica Organica e Industriale, Università di Parma, Parma Italy

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9:00 PM - BB4.20
Synthesis of Various Organic Aerogels and Hybrid Aerogels for Thermal Insulation.

Sungwoo Hwang 1 , Sangho Park 1 , Kwang Hee Kim 1 , Myung D. Cho 1
1 Materials Research Center, Samsung Advanced Institue of Technology, Samsung Electronics Co., LTD, Yongin Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - BB4.21
Characterization and Optimization of Fluid Flow for High Biot Number Systems.

Jason Prapas 1 , Marc Hodes 1 , Vincent Manno 1 , Douglas Matson 1 , Luisa Chiesa 1 , Richard Wlezien 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.22
Synthesis of New Flexible Aerogels from Di- and Trifunctional Organosilanes via Ambient Pressure Drying.

Gen Hayase 1 , Kazuyoshi Kanamori 1 , Kazuki Nakanishi 1 , Teiichi Hanada 1
1 Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan

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9:00 PM - BB4.24
Nano-scale Creep Compliance of Hybrid Aerogels.

Nicolas de la Rosa-Fox 1 , Victor Morales-Florez 2 , Manuel Pinero 3 , Luis Esquivias 4
1 Fisica Materia Condensada, Universidad de Cadiz, Puerto Real (CADIZ) Spain, 2 ICMSE, CSIC-US, Sevilla Spain, 3 Fisica Aplicada, Universidad de Cadiz, Puerto Real (CADIZ) Spain, 4 Fisica Materia Condensada-ICMSE, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla Spain

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9:00 PM - BB4.25
Soliton Wave Induced Controlled Assembly of Sol-gel Derived Mesostructural Films.

Aaron Kessman 2 , Paul Richter 1 , Darran Cairns 2
2 , West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, United States, 1 , BTU International, Chelmsford, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.26
Characterization of Titania-silica Aerogels Fabricated Using Rapid Supercritical Extraction.

Lauren Brown 1 , Ann Anderson 1 , Mary Carroll 2
1 Mechanical Engineering Department, Union College, Schenectady, New York, United States, 2 Chemistry Department, Union College, Schenectady, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.27
Modeling and Measurements of Supercritical CO2-based Alcogel Drying Rates.

Justin Griffin 1 , Martin Cleary 1 , Drew Mills 1 , Douglas Matson 1 , Luisa Chiesa 1 , Richard Wlezien 1 , Vincent Manno 1 , Marc Hodes 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.28
Fabrication and Analysis of TEOS-based Aerogels Prepared via Rapid Supercritical Extraction.

Suzanne Estok 1 , Thomas Hughes 1 2 , Mary Carroll 1 , Ann Anderson 2
1 Chemistry Department, Union College, Schenectady, New York, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering Department, Union College, Schenectady, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.3
Dye Sensitized Solar Cells Using Uniform TiO2/CNT Gel.

Sungwoo Yang 1
1 Chemistry, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.30
An Easy Method for Synthesizing Carbon Gel Milispheres Based on Microwave-assisted Gelation.

Ana Arenillas 1 , J.Angel Menendez 1 , Esther Calvo 1 , Emilio Juarez-Perez 1 , Esteban Ruisanchez 1
1 , INCAR-CSIC, Oviedo Spain

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9:00 PM - BB4.31
Synthesis of Resorcinol Formaldehyde Aerogel Using Photo-acid Generators for Inertial Confinement Fusion Experiments.

Kyle Saito 1 , Reny Paguio 1 , Jared Hund 1 , Rene Jimenez 1
1 IFT, General Atomics, San Diego, California, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.4
Self-assembled Inorganic-organic Hybrid Nanoarchitectures for PV Applications.

Richard Brotzman 1 , Adam Nye 1
1 Energy Systems, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.5
Cation Exchange Reactions in ZnS Gels for Heavy Metal Sequestration and Generation of Novel Materials.

Irina Pala 1 , Stephanie Brock 1
1 Chemistry, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.6
Synthesis and Characterization of New Zn/Sn/S Aerogel by Metathesis Reaction.

Youngtak Oh 1
1 Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.7
Silica/Carbon Hybrid Aerogels for Electrochemical Sensors.

M. Hamza Ikram 1 2 , Marti Gich 2 , Anna Roig 2 , Andreu Llobera 3 , Ester Carregal 3 , Cesar Fernandez-Sanchez 3
1 , Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Topi Pakistan, 2 , Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC), Bellaterra Spain, 3 , Institut de Microelectrònica de Barcelona (CNM-IMB-CSIC), Bellaterra Spain

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9:00 PM - BB4.8
Organo-modified Silica Aerogels and Implications for Material Hydrophobicity and Mechanical Properties.

Laura Martin 1 2 , Josep Oriol Osso 3 , Susagna Ricart 1 , Olga Garcia 4 , Anna Roig 1
1 , Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC), Bellaterra Spain, 2 Department of Chemistry, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra Spain, 3 , MATGAS 2000 A.I.E., Bellaterra Spain, 4 , Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de Polímeros (CSIC), Madrid Spain

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9:00 PM - BB4.9
Drug Impregnated Magnetic Nanospheres for Biomedical Applications.

Nerea Murillo-Cremaes 1 , Elena Taboada 1 , Ana Maria Lopez-Periago 1 , Xavier Saurina 2 , Concha Domingo 1 , Anna Roig 1
1 , Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC), Bellaterra Spain, 2 Analytical Chemistry, Universitat de Barcelona, Bellaterra Spain

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2010-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Stephanie Brock Wayne State University
George Gould Aspen Aerogels
Anna Roig Institut de Ciencia de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC)
Debra Rolison U. S. Naval Research Laboratory
BB5: Energy I - Oxides
Session Chairs
Debra Rolison
Tuesday AM, November 30, 2010
Room 103 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **BB5.1
Designing Transition Metal Oxide Aerogels for Enhanced Energy Storage.

Veronica Augustyn 1 , Jong Woung Kim 1 , Bruce Dunn 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

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10:00 AM - BB5.2
Amorphous Lithium Manganese Phosphate Aerogels via Non-aqueous Sol-gel Processing.

Michael Stark 1 , Juergen Holzbock 1 , Norio Sato 2 , Nicola Huesing 1 3
1 Inorganic Chemistry, Ulm University, Ulm Germany, 2 Materials&Research R&D, Toyota Motor Europe, Zaventem Belgium, 3 Materials Chemistry, Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, Salzburg Austria

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10:15 AM - BB5.3
Iron (III) Oxide Aerogels as Li-ion Intercalation Hosts for Electrochemical Energy Storage.

Benjamin Hahn 1 , Jeffrey Long 1 , Debra Rolison 1
1 Surface Chemistry Branch (Code 6170), Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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10:30 AM - BB5.4
Lithium Titanate Aerogel for Advanced Lithium Ion Batteries.

Ryan Maloney 1 , Jeffrey Sakamoto 1
1 Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States

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10:45 AM - BB5.5
Nanostructured Electrodes Fabricated Using Atomic Layer Deposition on Silica Aerogel Scaffolds for Photovoltaics.

Angel Yanguas-Gil 1 , Jeffrey Elam 1 , Vennesa Williams 3 , Richard Brotzman 1 , Michael Pellin 2 , Joseph Hupp 3
1 Energy Systems Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne , Illinois, United States, 3 Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 2 Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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11:00 AM -
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BB6: Energy II - Carbon
Session Chairs
Anna Roig
Tuesday AM, November 30, 2010
Room 103 (Hynes)

11:30 AM - **BB6.1
Multifunctional Carbon Nanoarchitectures as Designer Electrode Platforms for Electrochemical Energy Storage.

Jeffrey Long 1 , Megan Sassin 1 , Christopher Chervin 2 , Jean Wallace 2 , Azzam Mansour 3 , Katherine Pettigrew 2 , Natalie Brandell 1 , Jennifer Dysart 1 , Debra Rolison 1
1 Code 6170, Surface Chemistry Branch, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, District of Columbia, United States, 2 , Nova Research, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia, United States, 3 , Naval Surface Warfare Center-Carderock Division, West Bethesda, Maryland, United States

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12:00 PM - BB6.2
Ultrahigh Surface Area Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Aerogel.

Kyu Hun Kim 1 , Mohammad F. Islam 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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12:15 PM - **BB6.3
Novel Carbon Aerogel Architectures for Energy Storage Applications.

Theodore Baumann 1 , Marcus Worsley 1 , Joe Satcher 1
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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12:45 PM - BB6.4
Functionalized Carbon Nanofoam Architectures as Air-cathodes for Li–air and Zn–Air Batteries.

Christopher Chervin 1 , Natalie Brandell 1 , Jeffrey Long 1 , Jean Wallace 2 , Debra Rolison 1
1 Surface Chemistry Branch, The Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 , Nova Research, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia, United States

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BB7: Reactive Aerogels I - Bio & Medical
Session Chairs
Alexander Eychmueller
Tuesday PM, November 30, 2010
Room 103 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **BB7.1
Aerogels for Pharmaceutical Applications.

Irina Smirnova 1
1 Institute of Thermal Separation Processes, Hamburg University of Technology, Hambug Germany

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3:00 PM - BB7.2
Organic Biodegradable Aerogels Used In Controlled Drug Release.

Anja Veronovski 1 , Zoran Novak 1 , Zeljko Knez 1
1 Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Maribor, Maribor Slovenia

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3:15 PM - BB7.3
Aerogel-inspired Synthesis of Magnetic Silica Nanospheres by Supercritical Fluid Assisted Sol-gel Approach Application as T2 Contrast Agent for MRI.

Anna Roig 1 , Elena Taboada 1 , Elisenda Rodriguez 2
1 , Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC), Bellaterra Spain, 2 , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:30 PM - BB7.4
Self-organized Protein Superstructures in and out of Ultraporous Silica Nanoarchitectures.

Debra Rolison 1 , Amanda Harper-Leatherman 2 1 , Mariam Iftikhar 2 , Adela Ndoi 2 , Christopher Rhodes 1 , Jeffrey Long 1
1 Surface Chemistry, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 Chemistry & Biochemistry, Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

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3:45 PM - BB7.5
Nanostructured Three-dimensional Architectures Incorporating Bioactivity.

Amanda Harper-Leatherman 1 , George Lisi 1 , Christopher Koenigsmann 1 , Jessica Fullagar 1 , Mariam Iftikhar 1 , Adela Ndoi 1 , Steven Scappaticci 1
1 Chemistry & Biochemistry, Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

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4:00 PM -
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BB8: Reactive Aerogels II - Energy & the Environment
Session Chairs
Nicholas Leventis
Tuesday PM, November 30, 2010
Room 103 (Hynes)

4:30 PM - **BB8.1
Magnetic Nanocomposite Aerogels.

Anna Corrias 1
1 Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Cagliari, Monserrato (Cagliari) Italy

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5:00 PM - BB8.2
Fabrication and Characterization of Novel Energetic Nano-composites from Carbon-based Aerogel Scaffolds.

Alex Gash 1 , Theodore Baumann 1
1 Physical and Life Sciences Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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5:15 PM - BB8.3
MgO Aerogels for Absorption Enhanced Reforming of Methane.

Winny Dong 1 , Mingheng Li 1 , Kenneth Kelley 1 , Michael Siditsky 1 , Joshua Wilson 1
1 Chemical and Materials Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, California, United States

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5:30 PM - BB8.4
3-D Nanostructured Catalytic Aerogels for Simultaneous Low-temperature Destruction and Electrical Detection of Chemical Warfare Agent Simulants.

Jeremy Pietron 1 , Lindsey Szymczak 1 , Debra Rolison 1
1 Surface Chemistry, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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5:45 PM - BB8.5
Fluorescent Organically Modified Silica Aerogel Thin Films for TNT Sensing.

Adem Yildirim 1 , Hulya Budunoglu 1 , Hakan Deniz 1 , Mustafa Guler 1 , Mehmet Bayindir 1 2
1 Material Science and Nanotechnology Institute, Bilkent University, Ankara Turkey, 2 Department of Physics, Bilkent University, Ankara Turkey

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2010-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Stephanie Brock Wayne State University
George Gould Aspen Aerogels
Anna Roig Institut de Ciencia de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC)
Debra Rolison U. S. Naval Research Laboratory
BB9: Synthesis II - New Approaches
Session Chairs
George Gould
Wednesday AM, December 01, 2010
Room 103 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **BB9.1
Adventures in Aerogel Preparation via Rapid Supercritical Extraction.

Ann Anderson 1 , Mary Carroll 2
1 Mechanical Engineering Department, Union College, Schenectady, New York, United States, 2 Chemistry Department, Union College, Schenectady, New York, United States

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10:00 AM - BB9.2
Measurement of Alcogel Thermo-physical Properties during the Aging Process.

Matthew Sherman 1 , David Orellano 1 , Marc Hodes 1 , Luisa Chiesa 1 , Richard Wlezien 1 , Vincent Manno 1 , Douglas Matson 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States

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10:15 AM - BB9.3
New Synthetic Methods for Aerogel-like Metal Oxides: Utilization of Biorenewable Oil.

Dong-Kyun Seo 1 , Danielle Ladd 1 , Alex Volosin 1 , Dinesh Medpelli 1 , Jung-Min Seo 1
1 , Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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10:30 AM - BB9.4
Formation of Light-weight Low-density Materials via Gas P