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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 HH : Polymer-Based Smart Materials---Process, Properties, and Application

2010-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Zhongyang Cheng Auburn University
Vivek Bharti 3M Company
Zhuo Xu Xi’an Jiaotong University
Debra A. Wrobleski Los Alamos National Laboratory
HH1: Dielectric Elastomers
Session Chairs
Zhongyang Cheng
Xu Zhuo
Monday PM, November 29, 2010
Back Bay B (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **HH1.1
Hydrostatically Coupled Dielectric Elastomer Actuators: New Opportunities for Haptics.

Federico Carpi 1 , Gabriele Frediani 1 , Danilo De Rossi 1
1 Interdpt. Res. Centre 'E. Piaggio', University of Pisa, Pisa Italy

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10:00 AM - HH1.2
Highly Compliant Pressure Sensor Using Conductive Fluid in an Elastomeric Sheet.

Rebecca Kramer 1 , Yong-Lae Park 1 , Carmel Majidi 1 , Phil Berard 1 , Robert Wood 1
1 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:15 AM - HH1.3
Controlled Improvement of Nanocomposite Properties for Dielectric Elastomer Actuators.

Denis McCarthy 1 , Hristiyan Stoyanov 1 , Dmitry Rychkov 1 , Huelya Ragusch 1 , Sebastian Risse 1 , Guggi Kofod 1
1 Institute of Physics & Astronomy, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany

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10:30 AM - HH1.4
Dielectric Elastomer Generators: How Much Energy Can be Converted?

Soo Jin Adrian Koh 1 2 , Christoph Keplinger 3 2 , Tiefeng Li 4 2 , Siegfried Bauer 3 , Zhigang Suo 2
1 Large-Scale Complex Systems, Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore Singapore, 2 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Soft-Matter Physics, Johannes Kepler University, Linz Austria, 4 Institute of Applied Mechanics, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

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10:45 AM - HH1
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11:15 AM - **HH1.5
Environmental Power From Dielectric Elastomers.

Iain Anderson 1 2 , Thomas McKay 1 , Benjamin O'Brien 1
1 Biomimetics Laboratory, Auckland Bioengineering Institute, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 2 Engineering Science, University of Auckland, Auckland New Zealand

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11:45 AM - HH1.6
Bistable Electroactive Polymers with Tunable Transition Temperatures.

Xiaofan Niu 1 , Paul Brochu 1 , Zhibin Yu 1 , Qibing Pei 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

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12:00 PM - HH1.7
Artificial Muscles with Sense.

Iain Anderson 1 2 , Todd Gisby 1 , Benjamin O'Brien 1 , Scott Walbran 1 , Emilio Calius 3
1 Biomimetics Laboratory, Auckland Bioengineering Institute, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 2 Engineering Science Department, University of Auckland, Auckland New Zealand, 3 , Industrial Research Ltd., Auckland New Zealand

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12:15 PM - HH1.8
Introducing the Dielectric Elastomer Switch.

Benjamin O'Brien 1 , Emilio Calius 2 , Tokushu Inamura 1 , Sheng Xie 3 , Iain Anderson 1 4
1 Biomimetics Lab of the Auckland Bioengineering Institute, The University Of Auckland, Auckland New Zealand, 2 Future Materials and Structures, Industrial Research Limited, Auckland New Zealand, 3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, The University Of Auckland, Auckland New Zealand, 4 Department of Engineering Science, School of Engineering, The University Of Auckland, Auckland New Zealand

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12:30 PM - **HH1.9
Exciting New Opportunities for Block Copolymers as Versatile Electroactive Polymers.

Richard Spontak 1 2 , Arjun Krishnan 1 , Pruthesh Vargantwar 1 , Tushar Ghosh 3
1 Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 2 Materials Science & Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 3 Textiles Engineering, Chemistry & Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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HH2: Ferroelectric, Dielectric, and Piezoelectric Polymers
Session Chairs
F. Carpi
Q. M. Zhang
Monday PM, November 29, 2010
Back Bay B (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **HH2.1
Segmental Excitations and Gauche Bonds in the Phase Diagram of Vinylidene Fluoride – Trifluoroethylene Copolymers.

Stephen Ducharme 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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3:00 PM - HH2.2
Nanostructured Block Copolymers and Ionomers as Novel Electroactive Polymers.

Pruthesh Vargantwar 1 , Tushar Ghosh 2 , Richard Spontak 1 3
1 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 2 Textile Engineering, Chemistry & Science, North Carolina State Univeristy, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State Univeristy, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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3:15 PM - HH2.3
Piezoelectric Multimaterial Fibers.

Shunji Egusa 1 , Zheng Wang 1 2 , Noemie Chocat 3 , Zachary Ruff 3 , Alexander Stolyarov 1 4 , Dana Shemuly 3 , Fabien Sorin 1 3 , Peter Rakich 1 , John Joannopoulos 1 2 , Yoel Fink 1 3
1 RLE, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Physics, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 4 School of Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:30 PM - HH2.4
Electromechanical Response of Multilayered Polymer Films for High Energy Density Capacitors.

Mason Wolak 1 , James Shirk 1 , Matt Mackey 2 , Eric Baer 2 , Ann Hiltner 2
1 Optical Sciences, US Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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3:45 PM - HH2.5
Vinylidene Fluoride Oligomers as Electroactive Coatings for Nanoparticles.

Kristin Kraemer 1 , Balamurugan Balasubramanian 1 , Ben Hage 1 , Rafal Korlacki 1 , James Takacs 2 , Lesya Kobryn 2 , David Sellmyer 1 , Stephen Ducharme 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebrask-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 2 Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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4:00 PM - HH2
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4:30 PM - HH2.6
Microstructure and Physical Model for Observed High Dielectric Constant in CCTO-P(VDF-TrFE) Composites.

Xiaobing Shan 1 , Zhongyang Cheng 1
1 Materials Research and Education Center, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, United States

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4:45 PM - HH2.7
Effect of Thiol Functionalization on Polymer Dielectric Properties.

Leah Appelhans 1 , Shawn Dirk 1
1 Organic Materials, Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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5:00 PM - HH2.8
Dielectric Properties of Organosilicons from First Principles.

Chenchen Wang 1 , Ramamurthy Ramprasad 1
1 , University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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5:15 PM - **HH2.9
Multifunctional Ferroelectric Polymers and Nanocomposites.

Qiming Zhang 1 2 , David Sheng-Guo Lu 1 , Xinyu Li 1 2 , Shan Wu 1 2 , Minren Lin 1 , Xin Zhou 1 2
1 Materials Research Institute , The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Department of Electrical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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HH3: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Tuesday AM, November 30, 2010
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - HH3.1
Carbon-based Polymer Composites for Sensing Applications.

Jose Lobez 1 , Tim Swager 1
1 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - HH3.10
Ionizing Radiation Total Dose Detectors Using Oligomer Organic Semiconductor Material and Devices.

Harshil Raval 1 , V. Ramgopal Rao 1
1 Centre of Nanoelectronics, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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9:00 PM - HH3.11
Properties of Thin Film Surface using Scale Theory.

Sergio Pithan 2 , Mirela Santos 3 , Gislayne Goncalves 1 , Rodrigo Bianchi 1 , Sukarno Ferreira 3 , Maximiliano Munford 3 , Andrea Bianchi 1
2 Department of Engineering, Federal Center for Technological Education, Araxá, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 3 Physics Department, University Federal de Viçosa, Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 1 Physics Department, University Federal de Ouro Preto, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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9:00 PM - HH3.12
Effects of Polymer Degradation on the Filtration Properties of a Fibrous Mat.

Jigneshkumar Patel 1 , Onur Kas 1
1 , Millipore Corporation, Beford, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - HH3.13
Development of Thin Film Transistors Using Conjugated Polymers and Polymeric Electrolytes.

Giovani Gozzi 1 , Roberto Faria 1 , Lucas Fugikawa Santos 2
1 Physics, Instituto de Fisica de Sao Carlos - USP, Sao Carlos, SP, Brazil, 2 Physics, UNESP - Univ Estadual Paulista, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil

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9:00 PM - HH3.14
The Study about the Control of Defect Factors to Improve Properties of P(VDF-TeFE) Thin Film.

Jong-Hyeon Jeong 1 , Daiki Terashima 1 , Chiharu Kimura 1 , Hidemitsu Aoki 1
1 Department of Electrical Electronic and Information Engineering, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan

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9:00 PM - HH3.15
New Insights into Solvated Block Copolymer Networks as Nanostructured Dielectric Elastomers.

Arjun Krishnan 1 , Pruthesh Vargantwar 1 , Tushar Ghosh 2 , Richard Spontak 1 3
1 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 2 Textile Engineering, Chemistry & Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - HH3.16
Multi-layered PVDF Systems for Enhanced Energy Harvesting and Sensing.

Jennifer Jones 1 , Roberto Aga 1 , Richard Mu 1
1 Physics, Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States

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9:00 PM - HH3.17
Synthesis of Polymer Ferroelectric Islands Without Long-range Order.

Yoonyoung Choi 1 , Seungbum Hong 2 , Jongin Hong 1 , Moonkyu Park 1 , Hanwook Song 3 , Kwangsoo No 1
1 , Korea advanced institute of science and technology, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 , Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, Illinois, United States, 3 , Korea Research Institute of Standard and Science, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - HH3.19
Detrapping Effects on the External, the Conduction and the Displacement Currents in LDPE Polyethylene Film.

Imed Boukhris 1 , Ezzeddine Belgaroui 1 , Ali Kallel 1
1 Physics, Faculty of sciences of Sfax_Laboratory of ceramics, composites and polymers, Sfax Tunisia

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9:00 PM - HH3.2
Compact High Temperature Polymer Film Capacitors for Power Inverters in Hybrid Electric Vehicles.

Shihai Zhang 1 , Chen Zou 1 , Xin Zhou 1 , Douglas Kushner 1 , Qiming Zhang 1
1 , Strategic Polymer Sciences, Inc., State College, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - HH3.20
High Energy Efficiency Capacitors Based on Polar-fluoropolymer Blends.

Shan Wu 1 2 , Minren Lin 2 , Qiming Zhang 1 2 3
1 Electrical Engineering Department, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Materials Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering Department, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - HH3.21
Anion Exchange of Oligomeric Electrolytes as Novel Gel-forming Materials: Tuning of Solubility and Gelation Ability.

Masaru Yoshida 1 , Nagatoshi Koumura 2 , Hajime Matsumoto 3
1 Nanosystem Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 2 Photonics Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 3 Research Institute for Ubiquitous Energy Devices, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Ikeda, Osaka, Japan

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9:00 PM - HH3.22
Development of Polymeric Concrete from Recycled PET.

Martha Lilia Dominguez Patino 1 , Alma Delia Rodriguez Martinez 2
1 Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas e Ingeneria, Universidad Autonoma Del Estado de Morelos, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, 2 Posgrado en Ingenerria y Ciencias Aplicadas, Universidad Autonoma Del Estado De Morelos, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico

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9:00 PM - HH3.23
Investigation of Three Phase Percolative PZT-Epoxy-aluminum Composites for Structural Health Monitoring and Energy Harvesting Applications.

Sankha Banerjee 1 , Kimberly Cook-Chennault 1 2
1 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 2 , Center for Advanced Energy Systems, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - HH3.24
Theoretical and Experimental Investigations of Polymer Photodegradation Process to the Viability Analysis of Radiation Sensor for Neonatal Phototherapy.

Claudia Vasconcelos 1 , Giovana Ferreira 1 , Marcelo Flores 2 , Pedro Autreto 2 , Douglas Galvao 2 , Rodrigo Bianchi 1
1 Department of Physics, Federal University of Ouro Preto, Ouro Preto, MG, Brazil, 2 Physics Institute, University of Campinas, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil

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9:00 PM - HH3.25
Polymeric Based Waveguides for Optical Biosensor and Wavelength Conversion.

Mike do Vale 1 , Leni Akcelrud 3 , Francisco Eduardo Guimaraes 2
1 IFSC, Universidade de São Paulo - USP, São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil, 3 Departamento de Química, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Cutitiba, Paraná, Brazil, 2 IFSC, Universidade de São Paulo - USP, São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil

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9:00 PM - HH3.26
Synthesis, Characterization and Photovoltaic Properties of a Series of Benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b’]dithiophene-based Conjugated Polymers for Solar Cell Applications.

Christopher MacNeill 1 , Robert Coffin 2 , Eric Peterson 2 , David Carroll 2 , Ronald Noftle 1
1 Department of Chemistry, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, 2 Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials, Department of Physics, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - HH3.27
Influence of the pH on the Surface and Optical Properties of the Thin Film of Polyaniline Polyethylene Teraphthalate Composite. The AFM and Spectroscopies Studies.

Rafaella T Paschoalin 1 2 , Paulo S. P. Herrmann 1 , Clarice Steffens 1 2 , Alexandra Manzolli 1
1 National Laboratory for Nanotechnology in Agribusiness , Embrapa Agricultural Instrumentation, Sao Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2 Biotechnology Graduated Program, UFSCar , Sao Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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9:00 PM - HH3.28
Surface Plasmon Enhanced SP-exciton Coupling of Conjugated Polymer Using Ag Nanostructures.

Kwan Hyun Cho 1 , Chung Sock Choi 1 , Seong Min Lee 1 , Kyung Cheol Choi 1
1 Department of Electrical Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - HH3.29
Organic-Inorganic Multi Barrier Encapsulation for Long Lifetime of OLED.

Yun Cheol Han 1 , Kyung Ho Jung 2 , Kyung Cheol Choi 1 , Byeong Soo Bae 2
1 electrical engineering, KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 material science, KAIST, daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - HH3.3
Degradation of PDHFPPV and Its Possible Application in Radiation Sensor.

Giovana Ferreira 1 , Eduardo de Azevedo 2 , Leni Akcelrud 3 , Rodrigo Bianchi 1
1 Department of Physics, Federal University of Ouro Preto, Ouro Preto, MG, Brazil, 2 , Physics Institute of São Carlos, São Carlos, São Carlos, Brazil, 3 , Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil

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9:00 PM - HH3.30
White Light Emission from GaN-polymer Composites.

Basant Chitara 1 2 , C.n.r. Rao 2 1 , S.b Krupanidhi 1 2
1 Materials Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 2 CPMU, ICMS, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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9:00 PM - HH3.4
Electrical Characterization of Ultrathin PANI/PVS Films and Their Application to Ammonia Gas Sensor.

Mirela Santos 2 1 , Fabricio Santos 1 , Igor Marques 1 , Lucas Viana 1 , Gislayne Goncalves 1 3 , Rodrigo Bianchi 1
2 Physics Department, University Federal Of Viçosa, Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 1 Department of Physics, Federal University of Ouro Preto, Ouro Preto, MG, Brazil, 3 , Federal Institute of Minas Gerais - Campus Ouro Preto, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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9:00 PM - HH3.5
Polymer Nanocomposites for Magnetic Actuation.

Mitra Yoonessi 1 2 , Ileana Carpen 3 , Francisco Sola 2 , Michael Meador 2
1 , Ohio Aerospace Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 2 , NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 3 , Tennessee Tech University, Cleveland, Tennessee, United States

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9:00 PM - HH3.6
Polymer-based Catch Bond.

Hsieh Chen 1 , Alfredo Alexander-Katz 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - HH3.7
Mechanical and Drug Release Properties of Anisometric Hydrogels Having Thermal Responsive Behavior.

Sona Lee 1 , Sunae Hwang 1 , Jonghwi Lee 1
1 Chemical Engineering and Materials Science , Chung-Ang University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - HH3.8
Material to Enable the Selective Pre-concentration and Analysis of Actinide Ions from Solution.

Dominic Peterson 1 , Edward Gonzales 1 , Crystal Tulley 1 , Claudine Armenta 1 , Jaclyn Herrera 1
1 Chemistry Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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9:00 PM - HH3.9
Hydrolyzed Polyacrylonitrile Particles for Intelligent Heat Generating Materials.

Young Ho Kim 1 2 , Won Seon Lee 1 2 , Hyeon Tae Cho 1 , Jeong Cheol Kim 3
1 Organic Materials and Fiber Eng., Soongsil University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Intelligent Textile Research Center, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 3 Energy and Applied Optics Team, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology, Gwangju Korea (the Republic of)

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2010-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Zhongyang Cheng Auburn University
Vivek Bharti 3M Company
Zhuo Xu Xi’an Jiaotong University
Debra A. Wrobleski Los Alamos National Laboratory
HH6: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, November 30, 2010
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

1:00 AM - HH6Pos
HH6.17 Transferred to HH5.8

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1:00 AM - HH6Pos
HH6.26 Transferred to HH9.6

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1:00 AM - HH6Pos
HH6.27 Transferred to HH5.3

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1:00 AM - HH6Pos
HH6.29 Transferred to HH5.4

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HH4: Conductive and Semiconductive Polymers
Session Chairs
Iain Anderson
Debra Wrobleski
Tuesday PM, November 30, 2010
Back Bay B (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **HH4.1
Electrically Conducting Polymers for Capacitors.

Youlong Xu 1 , Jingping Wang 1 , Jie Wang 1
1 Electronic Materials Research Laboratory, Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Education, Xian Jiaotong University, Xian, Shaanxi Province, China

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10:00 AM - HH4.2
Ion Transport and Storage in Ionic Polymer Bending Actuators.

Junhong Lin 1 , Yang Liu 2 , Gokhan Hatipoglu 2 , Qiming Zhang 2 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering Department, The Pennsylvania State University, State college, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Electrical Engineering Department, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:15 AM - HH4.3
Synthesis of Conducting Functional Copolymer by Oxidative Chemical Vapor Deposition (oCVD) and Its Sensor Application.

Dhiman Bhattacharyya 1 , Karen Gleason 1
1 Chemical Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:30 AM - HH4.4
Understanding Ionic Actuators.

Ralph Colby 1 2 , Reuben Bushnell 1 2 , Qiming Zhang 3 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Materials Research Institute, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Electrical Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:45 AM - HH4.5
Fiber Field-effect Device via In-situ As-Se-Te Channel Crystallization.

Sylvain Danto 1 , Fabien Sorin 1 , Nicholas Orf 1 , Zheng Wang 1 , John Joannopoulos 1 , Yoel Fink 1
1 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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11:00 AM - HH4
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11:30 AM - HH4.6
Photoconductive Gain in Aligned PBTTT Nanoribbons Based Planar Photodiodes.

Dhritiman Gupta 1 , Sebastian Albert-Seifried 1 , Martin Heeney 2 , Iain McCulloch 3 , Henning Sirringhaus 1
1 Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 , University of London, London, E1 4NS United Kingdom, 3 , Imperial College of London, London, SW7 2AZ United Kingdom

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11:45 AM - HH4.7
Investigation of Inherently Conductive Polymer as Structure Health Monitoring Sensor for Composite.

Huaxiang Yang 1 , Dongsik Kim 1 , Abhishek Singh 1 , Brady Pitts 1 , Gregory Tregre 1 , Patrick Kinlen 2
1 , Crosslink, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States, 2 , Crosslink, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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12:00 PM - HH4.8
Conductive Polymer Bilayers – A Spectroelectrochemical Look at Their Doping Reactions.

Henrik Gustafsson 1 , Carita Kvarnstrom 2 , Ari Ivaska 1
1 Process Chemistry Centre/Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Åbo Akademi University, Åbo - Turku Finland, 2 Turku University Centre for Materials and Surfaces/Laboratory for Materials Chemistry and Chemical Analysis/Department of Chemistry, University of Turku, Turku Finland

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12:15 PM - HH4.9
Poly (aniline- m-aminobenzoic acid)- Poly (vinyl alcohol) Composite: Synthesis and Ester Sensing.

Sarbani Adhikari 1 , Pallab Banerji 1
1 Materials Science Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Kharagpur India

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12:30 PM - HH4.10
Performance and Stability Improvement of P3HT:PCBM Based Solar Cells by Chromium Oxide Interfacial Layer.

Mingdong Wang 1 , Qin Tang 2 , Jin An 1 , Jianbin Xu 1
1 Electronic Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong China, 2 Chemistry, The Chinese university of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong

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12:45 PM - HH4.11
Fabrication of a Planer-type Ionic Polymer Actuator Fabricated with MEMS Technology.

Kunitomo Kikuchi 1 , Shigeki Tsuchitani 1 , Ippei Shimizu 2
1 Department of Opto-Mechatronics, Faculty of Systems Engineering, Wakayama University, Wakayama Japan, 2 Graduate School of Systems Engineering, Wakayama University, Wakayama Japan

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HH5: Optical / Mechanical Properties and Devices
Session Chairs
Vivek Bharti
Stephen Ducharme
Tuesday PM, November 30, 2010
Back Bay B (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - HH5.1
Reversible and Reprogrammable Color Switching in Two-dimensional Photonic Structures Triggered by Shape Memory Effect.

Jie Li 1 , Xuelian Zhu 1 , Shu Yang 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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2:45 PM - HH5.2
Highly Temperature- and UV-Resistant Polybenzoxazines Prepared From Siloxane-Imide–containing Benzoxazines.

KaiChi Chen 1 2 , HsunTien Li 1 , ShuChen Huang 1 , WenBin Chen 1
1 Material and Chemical Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Hsinchu Taiwan, 2 Institute of Applied Chemistry, INational Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu Taiwan

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