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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 CC : Boron and Boron Compounds---From Fundamentals to Applications

2010-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

James H. Edgar Kansas State University
Martin Kuball University of Bristol
Michael Dudley SUNY-Stony Brook
CC5: Poster Session: Boron Compound Synthesis, Processing, and Characterization
Session Chairs
Michael Dudley
James Edgar
Martin Kuball
Monday PM, November 29, 2010
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

1:00 AM -
CC5.7 Transferred to CC7.5

1:00 AM -
CC5.16 Transferred to CC6.3

CC1: Cubic BN, Alloys, and Superhard Borides
Session Chairs
Artem Oganov
Monday AM, November 29, 2010
Room 101 (Hynes)

9:30 AM -
Welcome

9:45 AM - CC1.1
Syntheis Cubic and Hexagonal Boron Nitride Crystals under High Pressure and Their Impurity Control.

Takashi Taniguchi 1
1 , NIMS, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

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10:00 AM - CC1.2
Synthesis and Consolidation of Cubic-boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Nanopowders.

Jonathan Doyle 1 , Hsiao-Fang Lee 1 , Jafar Al-Sharab 2 , Assimina Pelegri 1 , Bernard Kear 2 , Oleg Voronov 3 , Stephen Tse 1
1 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 3 , Diamond Materials Inc., Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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10:15 AM - CC1.3
Facile Synthesis and Characterization of a Superhard Material: Tungsten Tetraboride.

Reza Mohammadi 1 2 , Andrew Lech 1 , Miao Xie 1 , Beth Weaver 1 , Michael Yeung 1 , Sarah Tolbert 1 , Richard Kaner 1 2 3
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, California, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, California, United States, 3 3.California NanoSystem Institute (CNSI), University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, California, United States

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10:30 AM - **CC1.4
Epitaxy and Doping of Cubic Boron Nitride Thin Films.

Xing Wang Zhang 1 , Zhi Gang Yin 1 , Ya Ming Fan 1 , Jie Ying 1
1 Key Lab of Semiconductor Materials Science, Institute of Semiconductors, CAS, Beijing China

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11:00 AM -
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CC2: Icosahedral Boron and Boron Compounds
Session Chairs
Xing Wang Zhang
Monday AM, November 29, 2010
Room 101 (Hynes)

11:30 AM - **CC2.1
Discovery of a Novel Boron Allotrope with Partially Ionic Bonding.

Artem Oganov 1
1 , Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States

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12:00 PM - CC2.2
Self-compensation of Boron Icosahedral Cluster Solids.

Hiroshi Hyodo 1 , Akimitsu Nezu 1 , Shizuka Hosoi 2 , Kohei Soga 1 , Kaoru Kimura 2
1 Material Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science, Chiba Japan, 2 Advanced Material Science, University of Tokyo, Chiba Japan

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12:15 PM - CC2.3
Elimination of Degenerate Epitaxy in the Growth of High Quality B12As2 Single Crystalline Epitaxial Films.

Yu Zhang 1 , Hui Chen 1 , Michael Dudley 1 , Yi Zhang 2 , James Edgar 2 , Yinyan Gong 3 , Silvia Bakalova 3 , Martin Kuball 3 , Lihua Zhang 4 , Dong Su 4 , Yimei Zhu 4
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 2 Department of Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States, 3 H.H. Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, Bristol United Kingdom, 4 Center for Functional nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States

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12:30 PM - CC2.4
Solution Growth and Characterization of Icosahedral Boron Arsenide (B12As2)

Clinton Whiteley 1 , A. Mayo 1 , J. Edgar 1 , Y. Gong 2 , M. Kuball 2 , Y. Zhang 3 , M. Dudley 3
1 Clinton Whiteley, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States, 2 H. H. Willis Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, Bristol United Kingdom, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, SUNY, Stony Brook, Pennsylvania, United States

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CC3: Boron Superconductors and Ferromagnetic Materials
Session Chairs
Takao Mori
Monday PM, November 29, 2010
Room 101 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **CC3.1
Superconducting Properties of MgB2: Implications for Applications.

Michael Eisterer 1
1 , Atominstitut, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna Austria

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3:00 PM - **CC3.2
Growth Chemistry and Intentional Carbon-Doping of Superconducting MgB2 Thin Films Grown by Hybrid Physical-Chemical Vapor Deposition.

Joan Redwing 1 4 , Daniel Lamborn 3 , Alexei Pogrebnyakov 2 1 , Xiaojun Weng 4 , Wenqing Dai 2 , Qi Li 2 4 , Xiaoxing Xi 2 5
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 4 Materials Research Institute, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Chemical Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Physics, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 5 Physics, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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3:30 PM - CC3.3
Magnetic, Mechanical and Microstructure Properties of Fe-B Thin Films.

Alfred Ludwig 1 2 , Hayo Brunken 1 , Dario Grochla 1 , Alan Savan 1 2 , Michael Kieschnick 3
1 Institute of Materials, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, NRW, Germany, 2 Research Department IS3/HTM, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, NRW, Germany, 3 3.Central Unit for Ionbeams and Radionuclides (RUBION), Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, NRW, Germany

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3:45 PM - CC3.4
Compressive Superplastic Behavior in MgB2.

John DeFouw 1 , David Dunand 2
1 Materials, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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4:00 PM -
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CC4: Thermoelectrics, Diborides, and Metallic Hexaborides
Session Chairs
Michael Eisterer
Monday PM, November 29, 2010
Room 101 (Hynes)

4:30 PM - **CC4.1
Advances in Thermoelectric Perspectives of Borides.

Takao Mori 1
1 , National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba Japan

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5:00 PM - CC4.2
Metal Borides - Whether Hard Materials, Thermoelectrics, or Catalysts - They Always Exhibit Fascinating Crystal Structures.

Barbara Albert 1
1 Eduard-Zintl Institute of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt Germany

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5:15 PM - CC4.3
Crystal Orientations of ZrB2 Thin Films Epitaxially Grown on Si(111).

Yukiko Yamada-Takamura 1 2 , Wenyong Zhang 1 2 , Antoine Fleurence 1 2
1 School of Materials Science, JAIST, Nomi, Ishikawa, Japan, 2 Research Center for Integrated Science, JAIST, Nomi, Ishikawa, Japan

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5:30 PM - CC4.4
Defect Processes of Lithium and Helium Within Zirconium Diboride.

Simon Middleburgh 1 2 , David Parfitt 1 , Paul Blair 2 , Robin Grimes 1
1 Department of Materials, Imperial College London, London United Kingdom, 2 , Westinghouse Electric Sweden, Västerås Sweden

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CC5: Poster Session: Boron Compound Synthesis, Processing, and Characterization
Session Chairs
Michael Dudley
James Edgar
Martin Kuball
Monday PM, November 29, 2010
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - CC5.1
The Local Structure of Transition Metal Doped Semiconducting Boron Carbides.

Jing Liu 1 , Peter A. Dowben 1 , Guangfu Luo 2 3 , Wai-Ning Mei 2 , Orhan Kizilkaya 4 , Eric D. Shepherd 5 , Jennifer I. Brand 5
1 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 2 Department of Physics, University of Nebraska-Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 3 State Key Laboratory for Mesoscopic Physics and Department of Physics, Peking Univiversity, Beijing China, 4 , Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, 5 College of Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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9:00 PM - CC5.10
Electronic Structure of the (110) and (100) Surfaces of Li2B4O7.

John McClory 1 , David Wooten 1 , James Petrosky 1 , Yaroslav Burak 2 , Volodymyr Adamiv 2 , Ihor Ketsman 3 , Jie Xiao 3 , Yaroslav Losovyj 3 4 , Peter Dowben 3
1 Engineering Physics, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , Institute of Physical Optics, Lviv Ukraine, 3 Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 4 Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

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9:00 PM - CC5.11
Large Scale Synthesis of α–tetragonal Boron Nanostructures and Their Mechanical Properties.

Youfei Jiang 1 , Zhe Guan 1 , Xiaoxia Wu 1 , Terry Xu 1
1 , UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - CC5.12
Synthesis and Chemical Modifications of Few-layer Hexagonal Boron Nitride Nanosheets.

Peter Feng 1 , Hongxin Zhang 1 , M. Sajjad 1
1 Physics Department, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States

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9:00 PM - CC5.13
Synthesis of Boron Nitride Nanostructures Prepared by Laser Enhanced CVD Technique in Presence of Different Metallic Nano-particles as Catalyst.

Muhammad Sajjad 1 , Hongxin Zhang 1 , Peter Feng 1
1 , University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States

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9:00 PM - CC5.14
Tunable Growth of Cyclic Twinned Boron-rich Nanostructure by Chemical Vapour Deposition.

Jun Yuan 1 3 , Xin Fu 2 3 , Jun Jiang 2 3 , Ziyang Yu 2 3 , Lea Steffan 1
1 Department of Physics, University of York, York United Kingdom, 3 Beijing National Center for Electron Microscopy, Tsinghua University, Beijing China, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing China

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9:00 PM - CC5.15
Electronic Structures and Work Functions of Metallic Hexaboride Nanorods.

Guangfu Luo 1 2 , Lu Wang 2 , Renat Sabirianov 2 , Wai-Ning Mei 2 , Chin Li Cheung 3
1 Physics, Peking University, Beijing China, 2 Physics, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 3 Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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9:00 PM - CC5.17
Synthesis and Formation Mechanism of Hydrogenated Boron Clusters B12Hn+ through Charge Transfer from Ambient Gas Ion.

Yuji Ohishi 1 2 , Kaoru Kimura 2 , Masaaki Yamaguchi 2 , Noriyuki Uchida 3 , Toshihiko Kanayama 3
1 Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Suita Japan, 2 Department of Advanced Material Science, Department of Advanced Material Science, Kashiwa Japan, 3 Nanodevice Innovation Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba Japan

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9:00 PM - CC5.18
Defect Selective Etching of Icosahedral Boron Arsenide (B12As2) Crystals in Molten Potassium Hydroxide.

Clinton Whiteley 1 , Ashley Mayo 1 , James Edgar 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States

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9:00 PM - CC5.20
Electrical Properties of Silicon Doped Icosahedral Boron Arsenide (B12As2) Epitaxial Layers on Silicon Carbide Substrate.

Y. Zhang 1 , J. Edgar 1 , Y. Zhang 2 , M. Dudley 2 , Z. Zhu 3 , Y. Gong 4 , S. Bakalova 4 , M. Kuball 4
1 Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 3 Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States, 4 H.H.Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, Bristol United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - CC5.21
Facile Synthesis of Pure Boron Nanotubes and Nanofibers.

Jinwen Liu 3 , Thelma Manning 2 , Zafar Iqbal 1 3
3 Materials Science and Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey, United States, 2 Propulsion Technology and Direct Fire Branch, US Army RDECOM, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, United States, 1 Chemistry, New Jersey Institute of Technolgoy, Newark, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - CC5.22
DFT Study of the Chemical Modification of a Boron Nitride Oxide Nanocluster by Molecular Simulation.

Heriberto Hernandez Cocoletzi 1 , Ernesto Chigo Anota 1 , Carlos Solanes Rivas 1
1 Facultad de Ingeniería Química, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Puebla, Puebla, Mexico

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9:00 PM - CC5.3
Electron and Hole Traps in Silver-doped Lithium Tetraborate (Li2B4O7) Crystals Being Developed for Neutron Dosimetry.

John McClory 1 , Brant Kananen 1 , Adam Brant 2 , James Petrosky 1 , Larry Halliburton 2
1 Engineering Physics, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 Physics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, United States

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9:00 PM - CC5.4
Stability and Dynamics of Boron Nitride Nanoscrolls.

Eric Martins 1 , Douglas Galvao 1
1 Applied Physics Department, Campinas State University - Unicamp, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil

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9:00 PM - CC5.5
Effect of Al3Ti Adittion on the Sintering of TiB2.

Masashi Yoshida 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Ube National College of Technology, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan

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9:00 PM - CC5.6
First-principles Study of Ammonia Borane and Alkali-metal Amidoboranes for Hydrogen Storage.

Hongbin Huang 1 2 , Takao Tsumuraya 3 , Tatsuya Shishidou 2 , Tamio Oguchi 1 2
1 ISIR, Osaka University, Ibaraki Japan, 2 ADSM, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima Japan, 3 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - CC5.8
Iron-boron Nanowires: A Template Based Approach.

Martin Waleczek 1 , Robert Zierold 1 , Dieter Lott 2 , Julien Bachmann 1 , Kornelius Nielsch 1
1 Institute of Applied Physics, University of Hamburg, Hamburg Germany, 2 Institute of Materials Research, GKSS Research Centre, Geesthacht Germany

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9:00 PM - CC5.9
Li Intercalation into Hexagonal Boron Nitride.

Atsuro Sumiyoshi 1 , Hiroshi Hyodo 2 , Kaoru Kimura 1
1 Department of Advanced Materials Science Graduate School of Frontier Science, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan, 2 Department of Materials Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science, Noda, Chiba, Japan

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2010-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

James H. Edgar Kansas State University
Martin Kuball University of Bristol
Michael Dudley SUNY-Stony Brook
CC6: Boride Nanostructures and Nanosheets
Session Chairs
Wei-Qiang Han
Juerg Osterwalder
Tuesday AM, November 30, 2010
Room 101 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **CC6.1
Hexagonal Boron Nitride Monolayer Systems and Nanomeshes.

Juerg Osterwalder 1
1 Physik-Institut, Universitaet Zuerich, Zuerich Switzerland

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10:00 AM - CC6.2
Methodologies Toward Monolayer Hexagonal Boron Nitride Nanosheets.

Yi Lin 1 , John Connell 2
1 , National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, Virginia, United States, 2 Advanced Materials and Processing Branch, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia, United States

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10:15 AM - CC6.3
Growth and Field Emission Properties of Boron Nitride Island Films by Low-energy Ion-assisted Deposition.

Kungen Teii 1 , Yoshiaki Utoda 1 , Ryota Yamao 1 , Seiichiro Matsumoto 2
1 , Kyushu University, Kasuga, Fukuoka Japan, 2 , National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki Japan

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10:30 AM - CC6.4
Synthesis and Characterization of Boron Carbide One-dimensional (1D) Nanostructures.

Zhe Guan 1 , Timothy Gutu 1 , Terry Xu 1
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

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10:45 AM - CC6.5
Large Area CVD Synthesis of Few-layer Hexagonal Boron Nitride (h-BN).

Aruna Velamakanni 1 , Alexandru Delamoreanu 1 2 3 , Jai Ganesh Kameswaran 1 , Ji Won Suk 1 , Richard Piner 1 , Alan Covacevich 1 , Shanshan Chen 1 , Columbia Mishra 1 , Weiwei Cai 1 , Paulo Ferreira 1 , Rodney Ruoff 1
1 , University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States, 2 , Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble France, 3 , Phelma, Grenoble Institute of Technology, Grenoble France

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **CC6.6
Hexagonal BN Nanotubes, Mono- and Few-Atomic-layer Nanosheets.

Weiqiang Han 1
1 Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States

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12:00 PM - CC6.7
Structural Study of Boron Nanoribbons.

Sumit Saxena 1 , Trevor Tyson 1
1 Physics Department, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey, United States

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12:15 PM - CC6.8
In-situ Field Emission Characterization of Individual Boron Nitride Nanotubes.

Hessam Ghassemi 1 , Chee Hui Lee 1 , Yoke Khin Yap 1 , Reza Shahbazian Yassar 1
1 , Michigan Technological University, Houghon, Michigan, United States

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12:30 PM - CC6.9
Hexagonal Boron Nitride Nanowalls Synthesised by Unbalanced RF Magnetron Sputtering.

Boumediene Benmoussa 1 , Jan D'Haen 1 2 , Christian Borschel 3 , Marc Saitner 1 , Ali Soltani 4 , Vincent Mortet 1 2 , Carsten Ronning 3 , Marc D'Olieslaeger 2 1 , Hans-Gerd Boyen 1 , Ken Haenen 1 2
1 Institute for Materials Research (IMO), Hasselt University, Diepenbeek, Limburg, Belgium, 2 Division IMOMEC, IMEC vzw, Diepenbeek, Limburg, Belgium, 3 Institut für Festkörperphysik, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Jena Germany, 4 , Institut d'Electronique de Microélectronique et de Nanotechnologie (IEMN), Villeneuve d'Ascq France

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12:45 PM - CC6.10
Tuning Electronic and Structural Properties of Triple Layers of Intercalated Graphene and Hexagonal Boron Nitride: An Ab-initio Study.

Samir Coutinho 1 , David Azevedo 2 3 , Douglas Galvao 1
1 Applied Physics, State University of Campinas, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, 2 Física, Universidade Federal do Maranhão, São Luis, Maranhão, Brazil, 3 Física, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande Do Norte, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

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CC7: Applications of Boron Compounds
Session Chairs
Joan Redwing
Tuesday PM, November 30, 2010
Room 101 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **CC7.1
Boron Based Thermal Neutron Detectors: Possibilities and Progress.

Rebecca Nikolic 1
1 , LLNL, Livermore, California, United States

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3:00 PM - CC7.2
Deposition and Etching of Conformal Boron Films for Neutron Detector Applications.

Nicholas LiCausi 1 , Justin Clinton 2 , Yaron Danon 2 , James Lu 1 , Ishwara Bhat 1
1 Electrical, Computer, & Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Mechanical, Aerospace, & Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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3:15 PM - CC7.3
Electrical Properties of B12As2/SiC Heterojunction Diodes and Their Dependence on Microstructure.

Yinyan Gong 1 , Silvia Bakalova 1 , Yu Zhang 2 , Michael Dudley 2 , Yi Zhang 3 , James Edgar 3 , Martin Kuball 1
1 Department of Physics, University of Bristol, Bristol United Kingdom, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, SUNY, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 3 Department of Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States

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3:30 PM - CC7.4
Hierarchical Boron Carbon Nitrides for Hydrogen Storage through Reactive Hard Templating.

David Portehault 1 , Cristina Giordano 1 , Christel Gervais 2 , Irena Senkovska 3 , Stefan Kaskel 3 , Clement Sanchez 2 , Markus Antonietti 1
1 Colloid Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam Germany, 2 Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Paris, UPMC Unic Paris 06, CNRS, UMR 7574, Collège de France, Paris France, 3 Inorganic Chemistry, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden Germany

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3:45 PM - CC7.5
Carrier Doping into Boron Crystals and Their Nanostructure by Li Ion Implantation and Neutron Transmutation.

Kazuhiro Kirihara 1 , Hiroshi Hyodo 2 , Takenori Nagatochi 3 , Fumitaka Esaka 4 , Shunya Yamamoto 4 , Yoshiki Shimizu 1 , Takeshi Sasaki 1 , Naoto Koshizaki 1 , Hiroyuki Yamamoto 4 , Shin-ichi Shamoto 4 , Kaoru Kimura 3
1 , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba Japan, 2 , Tokyo University of Science, Noda Japan, 3 , The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa Japan, 4 , Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Tokai-mura Japan

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4:00 PM -
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CC8: Optical Properties of Borides and Their Applications
Session Chairs
Yinyan Gong
Tuesday PM, November 30, 2010
Room 101 (Hynes)

4:30 PM - **CC8.1
Hexagonal Boron Nitride as a New Ultraviolet Luminescent Material and Its Device Application.

Kenji Watanabe 1 , Takashi Taniguchi 1 , Kenta Miya 2 , Yoshitaka Sato 2 , Kazuhito Nakamura 2 , Takahiro Niiyama 2 , Masateru Taniguchi 2
1 , National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 2 , Futaba Corporation, Chosei-mura, Chiba, Japan

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5:00 PM - CC8.2
Optical and Spectroscopic Ellipsometric Study of Indium Boron Nitride Sputtered Thin Films with Low Boron Concentration.

Mohammad Ebdah 1 , Martin Kordesch 1 , David Ingram 1 , Hamad Al-Brithen 2
1 Physics and Astronomy, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States, 2 Physics and Astronomy Department, King Saud University, Riyadh Saudi Arabia

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5:15 PM - CC8.3
Anisotropic Dielectric Response of Epitaxial B12As2 Films.

Silvia Bakalova 1 , Yinyan Gong 1 , Christoph Cobet 2 , Norbert Esser 2 , Yi Zhang 3 , James Edgar 3 , Yi Zhang 4 , Michael Dudley 4 , Martin Kuball 1
1 , University of Bristol, Bristol United Kingdom, 2 , Institute for Analytical Sciences (ISAS), Berlin Germany, 3 , Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States, 4 , SUNY, Stony Brook, New York, United States

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