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2011 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 28-December 2, 2011 | Boston

Meeting Chairs: Cammy R. Abernathy, Paul V. Braun, Masashi Kawsaki, Kathyn J. Wahl

Symposium DD : Transport Properties in Polymer Nanocomposites II

2011-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Jaime Grunlan Texas A&M University
Sergei Nazarenko The University of Southern Mississippi
Jeff Bahr Nanocomposites, Inc.
Eliane Espuche University Claude Bernard Lyon 1

Symposium Support

Tyco Electronics, Schlumberger, 3M, Bayer
DD1: Electrically Conductive Nanocomposites
Session Chairs
Mark Ellsworth
Jaime Grunlan
Monday AM, November 28, 2011
Room 201 (Hynes)

9:00 AM - **DD1.1
Graphene-Elastomer Composites for Strain Sensing Application.

Jonathan Coleman 1 2
1 School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin Ireland, 2 CRANN, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin Ireland

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9:30 AM - **DD1.2
Electrical Percolation Behavior in Polymer Nanocomposites.

Rosario Gerhardt 1
1 , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta , Georgia, United States

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10:00 AM - **DD1.3
Electrical and Thermal Aspects of Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposite Electrodes.

Brian Landi 1 , Matthew Ganter 1 , Chris Schauerman 1 , Paul Jarosz 1 , Cory Cress 2 , Ryne Raffaelle 3 , Reginald Rogers 1 , Jason Staub 1
1 , Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, United States, 2 , US Naval Research Labs, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 3 , NREL, Golden, Colorado, United States

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10:30 AM - DD1.4
Impedance Response and Modeling of Percolated-Composite Varistors Containing Aligned Semiconductor Whiskers: Effects of dc-Bias Partitioning, Sample Size, Composition, Filler Interfaces, and Tendencies of the Current Distribution in the Percolated Cluster.

Brian Bertram 1 2 , Rosario Gerhardt 1 , John Schultz 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 2 Signature Technology Lab, Georgia Tech Research Institute , Atlanta , Georgia, United States

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10:45 AM -
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11:15 AM - DD1.5
Effect of Nanowire Size Dispersity on the Electrical Conductivity in Polymer Nanocomposites.

Rose Mutiso 1 , Michelle Sherrott 1 , Ju Li 1 , Karen Winey 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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11:30 AM - DD1.6
Graphene Polyimide Nanocomposites.

Mitra Yoonessi 1 2 , Matthew Dittler 2 , Daniel Scheiman 3 , Marisabel Lebron-Colon 2 , James Gaier 2
1 , Ohio Aerospace Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 2 , NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 3 , ASRC, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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11:45 AM - DD1.7
Analysis of Electrical Percolation Thresholds in Nanostructure Based Polymer Composites.

Steve Pfeifer 1 , Prabhakar Bandaru 1
1 , UC, San Diego, la Jolla, California, United States

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12:00 PM - **DD1.8
Conductive Composites: Applications and Advances.

Mark Ellsworth 1
1 Research and Development, TE Connectivity, Menlo Park, California, United States

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12:30 PM - DD1.9
Conductivity Enhancement and Electromechanical Properties of Electric Field Aligned Carbon Cone Wires.

Matti Knaapila 1 , Henrik Hoyer 1 , Gorm Johnsen 1 , Geir Helgesen 1 , Mark Buchanan 2 , Jakob Kjelstrup-Hansen 3
1 Physics Department, Institute for Energy Technology, Kjeller Norway, 2 , CondAlign AS, Kjeller Norway, 3 NanoSYD, University of Southern Denmark, Sønderborg Denmark

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12:45 PM - DD1.10
Dielectric Breakdown at Polymer/Oxide Interfaces.

Roger Diebold 1 2 , Michael Gordon 3 , David Clarke 2
1 Materials Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 2 Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Chemical Engineering Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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DD2: Multifunctional Nanocomposites (Antiflammable, Antireflective, etc.)
Session Chairs
Mickael Castro
Jean-Francois Feller
Monday PM, November 28, 2011
Room 201 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **DD2.1
Thermal Degradation and Fire Retardance of Polymer Nanocomposites.

Giovanni Camino 1
1 Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, Polytechnic of Turin, Alessandria Italy

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3:00 PM - DD2.2
Use of Förster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET) as a New Characterization Method for the Interface in Nanocomposites.

Jeffrey Gilman 1 , Mauro Zammarano 2 1 4 , Paul Maupin 3 , Li-Piin Sung 4 , Edward McCarthy 1 , Yeon Kim 4 , Douglas Fox 2
1 Polymers Division, Materials Measurement Laboratory, NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 2 Chemistry Department, American University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 4 Engineering Laboratory, NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 3 Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Division, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, US Department of Energy, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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3:15 PM - DD2.3
Graphene Exfoliation via In Situ Radical Polymerization.

Ken-Hsuan Liao 1 , Christopher Macosko 1
1 Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, University of Minnesota TC, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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3:30 PM - **DD2.4
Multi-Functional Nanoparticle Coatings.

Michael Rubner 1
1 Materials Science, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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DD3: Nanocomposite Membranes and Barriers
Session Chairs
Jaime Grunlan
Sergei Nazarenko
Monday PM, November 28, 2011
Room 201 (Hynes)

4:00 PM - DD3.1
Layer-by-Layer Assembled Stimuli-Responsive Nanopore Membranes.

Younghyun Cho 1 2 3 , Jaehoon Lim 1 2 3 , Kookheon Char 1 2 3
1 School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 The National Creative Research Initiative Center for Intelligent Hybrids, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 3 The WCU Program of Chemical Convergence for Energy & Environment, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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4:15 PM - **DD3.2
Nanocomposite Membranes for Gas Separations.

Benny Freeman 1
1 Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

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4:45 PM - DD3.3
Influence of Clay Deposition Concentration on Nano Brick Wall Thin Film Properties.

Morgan Priolo 1 2 , Daniel Gamboa 2 , Kevin Holder 3 , Jaime Grunlan 1 2
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 3 Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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5:00 PM - DD3.4
Expanding the Range of Nanocomposite Barrier Properties Measurement and Modeling.

Erik Dunkerley 1 , Daniel Schmidt 1
1 Plastics Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, United States

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5:15 PM - DD3.5
Transparent Nano Brick Wall Super Gas Barrier Polymer-Clay Assemblies.

Morgan Priolo 1 2 , Daniel Gamboa 2 , Kevin Holder 3 , Jaime Grunlan 1 2
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 3 Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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5:30 PM - DD3.6
Thermal and Oxygen Transport Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites in the Context of Highly Transient Heating.

Stephen Bartolucci 1 , Jeffrey Warrender 1 , Nasir Uddin 2 , Marc Nyden 2 , Jeffrey Wiggins 3 , Jo Ann Ratto 4
1 , US Army ARDEC-Benet Laboratories, Watervliet, New York, United States, 2 Materials Flammability Group, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 3 School of Polymers and High Performance Materials, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States, 4 Polymer Thin Film Center of Excellence, US Army Natick Soldier RDEC, Natick, Massachusetts, United States

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5:45 PM - DD3.7
Effect of Polymer Microstructure on Barrier Properties in Polyamide/Clay Nanocomposites.

Matthew Bernasconi 2 , Saurabh Toshniwal 2 , Kunal Tulsyan 2 , Daniel Schmidt 2 , Emmanuelle Reynaud 1
2 Plastics Engineering, UMass Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, United States, 1 Mechanical Engineering, UMass Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, United States

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DD4: Poster Session: Transport Properties in Polymer Nanocomposites
Session Chairs
Jeff Bahr
Eliane Espuche
Jaime Grunlan
Sergei Nazarenko
Monday PM, November 28, 2011
Exhibition Hall C (Hynes)

9:00 PM - DD4.1
Thermal Transport properties of Melt-Shear Oriented iPP/Carbon Nanotube Thin Films.

Georgi Georgiev 1 2 , Gajinder Hoonjan 1 , Ananta Adhikari 1 , Germano Iannacchione 3 , Peggy Cebe 2
1 Natural Sicences, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Physics and Astronomy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Physics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - DD4.10
Influence of Polymer Particle Size on the Percolation Threshold of Electrically Conductive Latex-Based Composites.

Gregory Moriarty 1 , Katherine Sun 1 , James Whittemore 2 , James Rawlins 2 , Jaime Grunlan 1
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 2 Polymers and High Performance Materials, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesbury, Mississippi, United States

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9:00 PM - DD4.11
Effect of Filler Dispersion on Space Charge Behavior in XLPE Nano Composites for HVDC Cable Applications.

Tung Ha 1 , Yongho Park 1 , Ikhyun Ryu 1 , Hosouk Cho 1 , Yoonjin Kim 1 , Jinho Nam 1 , Gunjoo Lee 1
1 Polymer Research Group, Advanced R&D Center - LS Cable & System, Anyang, Gyonggi, Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - DD4.12
Enzyme Integrated Nanostructured Redox Polymers for Biofuel Energy.

Joungphil Lee 1 , Ilyoung Choi 2 , Hyungmin Ahn 1 , Moon Jeong Park 1 2
1 Chemistry, Postech, Pohang Korea (the Republic of), 2 Division of Advanced Materials Science, Postech, Pohang Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - DD4.13
Thermally Insulating and Transparent Glasses Based on Organosilicate Films Containing Hollow Silica Shells.

Heeje Woo 1 , Kookheon Char 1
1 School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - DD4.14
Gas Permeability and Mechanical Properties of PDMS Mixed with PMPS Nanofibers Produced by Electrospinning.

Atsushi Nakano 1 , Norihisa Miki 1 , Atsushi Hotta 1
1 Graduate School of Science and Technology, Keio University, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

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9:00 PM - DD4.16
Interaction and Electronic Structure of Polythiophene and Silicon Nanocrystals for Hybrid Polymer Composites.

Alexandra Carvalho 1 , Jose Coutinho 1 , Sven Oberg 2 , Mark Rayson 2 , Patrick Briddon 3
1 I3N, University of Aveiro, Aveiro Portugal, 2 Department of Mathematics and Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, Luleå Sweden, 3 School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - DD4.17
Bio-Inspired Layer by Layer PVA/GO and PVA/Reduced GO Nanocomposites.

Charline Sellam 1 , Zhi Zhai 1 , Hua Deng 3 , Emiliano Bilotti 1 , Ton Peijs 1 2
1 School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London, London United Kingdom, 3 College of Polymer Science and Engineering, Sichuan University, Chengdu China, 2 Eidhoven Polymer Laboratories, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven Netherlands

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9:00 PM - DD4.18
Fabrication and Characteristics of Organic Thin Film Transistors with High-K Insulator of Polymer Nanocomposite.

Young-Jae Kim 1 , Joohee Kim 2 , Joohyun Lim 1 , Youn Sang Kim 2 , Jin-Kyu Lee 1
1 Chemistry, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Nano Science & Technology, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - DD4.19
Application of Spray Layer-by-Layer Assembled Composite Polyelectrolyte-Clay Thin Films as Selective Layers in Reverse Osmosis (RO) Membranes.

Jason Kovacs 1 , Paula Hammond 1
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - DD4.2
Optical Transport Properties of Oriented iPP/Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposite Thin Films.

Georgi Georgiev 1 2 , Gajinder Hoonjan 1 , Ananta Adhikari 1 , Germano Iannacchione 3 , Peggy Cebe 2
1 Natural Sciences, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Physics and Astronomy, Tufts University, Medford , Massachusetts, United States, 3 Physics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - DD4.20
Elaboration and Electrical Properties of Polymer-Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes Nano-Composite.

Tewfik Souier 1 , Guang Li 1 , Karim GadElrab 1 , Sergio Santos 1 , Matteo Chiesa 1
1 LENS : Material Science and Engineering, Masdar institue of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

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9:00 PM - DD4.21
Oriented Polystyrene/SWNT Electrospun Nanofibers: Morphology, Thermal Properties and Electrical Properties.

Bin Mao 1 , Qian Ma 1 , Peggy Cebe 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - DD4.22
Towards Homogenous Active Composites of Nanostructured Conducting Polymers in UV-Curing Polymeric Matrix.

Shadi Jafarzadeh 1 , Jinshan Pan 1 , Per Claesson 1 2
1 Chemistry; Surface and Corrosion Science, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm Sweden, 2 , Institute for Surface Chemistry (YKI), Stockholm Sweden

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9:00 PM - DD4.23
Effect of Annealing Temperature on High Thermal Conductivity Silver/Polymer Nanocomposites.

Fengyuan Lai 2 , Kamyar Pashayi 1 , Hafez Fard 1 , Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc 1 , Plawsky Joel 3
2 Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 1 Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 3 Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - DD4.24
Improving the Figure of Merit of Carbon Nanotube/Polymer Composite Thermoelectrics and an Analysis of Their Practical Application.

Corey Hewitt 1 , David Carroll 1 , Alan Kaiser 2 , Siegmar Roth 3 , Richard Czerw 4 , Matt Craps 4
1 , Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States, 2 , Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington New Zealand, 3 , Korea University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 4 , NanoTech Labs, Inc., Yadkinville, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - DD4.25
Resistive Switching in Single-Gap Metal-Nanowire Devices.

Rose Mutiso 1 , Karen Winey 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - DD4.26
Encapsulated-PET/Nanosilver-Epoxy Phase Change Material Composites.

Kamyar Pashayi 1 , Hafez Fard 1 , Fengyuan Lai 2 , Joel Plawsky 3 , Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc 1
1 Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 3 Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - DD4.27
Synthesis and Thermal Properties of Au-Nanowire Network-Filled Polymer Composites for Heat Management in Nanodevice Packaging.

Nikhil Balachander 1 , Rutvik Mehta 1 , Linda Schadler 1 , Theo Borca-Tasciuc 2 , Ganpati Ramanath 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - DD4.28
Novel Supercapacitor Electrode Materials.

Manoj Ram 1 3 , Farah Alvi 2 , Punya Basnayaka 2 , Yogi Goswami 3 , Lee Stefanakos 3 , Ashok Kumar 1 2
1 Nanotechnology Research and Education Center, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States, 3 Center Energy Research Center, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States, 2 University of South Florida, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tampa, Florida, United States

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9:00 PM - DD4.29
Tactile Sensing Using Contact Resistance with a Carbon Nanotube Polymer Composite.

Ian McKelvey 1 , Felipe Chibante 2 1 , Arpad Kormendy 2
1 Chemistry, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, 2 Chemical Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

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9:00 PM - DD4.3
The Impact of Nanoparticle Size and Shape on Surface Segregation in Polymer Nanocomposites.

Mary Mutz 1 , Mark Dadmun 1
1 Chemistry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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9:00 PM - DD4.4
Stretchable Nano Brick Wall Gas Barrier Assemblies.

Morgan Priolo 1 2 , Kevin Holder 3 , Jaime Grunlan 1 2
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 3 Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - DD4.5
Super Gas Barrier of All-Polymer Layer-by-Layer Assemblies.

You-Hao Yang 1 , Merid Haile 2 , Yong Tae Park 3 , Frank Malek 1 , Morgan Priolo 4 3 , Jaime Grunlan 3 1 4
1 Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 2 Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 3 Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 4 Materials Science & Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - DD4.6
Influence of Clay Spacing on Gas Barrier Nano Brick Wall Thin Films.

Morgan Priolo 1 3 , Kevin Holder 2 , Jaime Grunlan 3 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 3 Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 2 Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - DD4.7
Reduced Graphene Oxide/Poly(Dimethylsiloxane) Composites for Use in Finger-Sensing Piezoresistive Pressure Sensors.

Jihun Hwang 1 , Jaeyoung Jang 1 , Tae An 1 , Seonuk Park 1 , Chan Park 2 , Chan Park 1
1 , Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang Korea (the Republic of), 2 , POSCO Technical Research Laboratory, Pohang Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - DD4.8
Electronic Transport in Organic Memories of Chitosan/Gold Nanoparticles.

German Ayala 1 , Luci Cristina Vercik 1 , Thiago Antonio Menezes 1 , Andres Vercik 1
1 Basic Sciences Department - FZEA, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Pirassununga - SP Brazil

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9:00 PM - DD4.9
PLA Based Nanocomposites: Effect of Filler Reinforcement on Polymer Thermal Properties, Chain Orientation, and Electrical Conductivity.

Qian Ma 1 , Erika Simona Cozza 1 2 , Bin Mao 1 , Orietta Monticelli 2 , Qiaobing Xu 3 , Peggy Cebe 1
1 Physics, Tufts Unversity, Medford, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Dipartimento di Chimica e Chimica Industriale, Università di Genova, Genova Italy, 3 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States

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2011-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Jaime Grunlan Texas A&M University
Sergei Nazarenko The University of Southern Mississippi
Jeff Bahr Nanocomposites, Inc.
Eliane Espuche University Claude Bernard Lyon 1

Symposium Support

Schlumberger, Bayer, Tyco Electronics, 3M
DD5: Nanocomposite Sensors
Session Chairs
Eliane Espuche
Brian Landi
Tuesday AM, November 29, 2011
Room 201 (Hynes)

9:00 AM - DD5.1
Resistive Switching in Bulk Ag Nanowire/Polymer Composites.

Jamie Ford 1 , Sadie White 1 , Karen Winey 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:15 AM - DD5.2
Mechanism for the Electrode-Sensitive Resistive Switches of Polymer:Metal Nanoparticle Memristors.

Jianyong Ouyang 1
1 Department of Materials Science & Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore

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9:30 AM - DD5.3
Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Sensitive Piezo-Resistive Elastomer Composite Film for Sensors.

Noe Alvarez 1 , Victor Martinez 1 , Manuel Quevedo-Lopez 1 , Jeffrey Bahr 2
1 Material Science Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, United States, 2 , Nanocomposites Inc., The Woodlands, Texas, United States

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9:45 AM - **DD5.4
Melt Mixed Polymer-MWCNT Composites for Liquid Sensing Applications.

Petra Poetschke 1 , Tobias Villmow 1 , Sven Pegel 1 , Andreas John 1 , Rosina Rentenberger 1
1 , Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Dresden Germany

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10:15 AM - DD5.5
Conductive Polymer Composites Based Sensors for Detection and Discrimination of VOCs.

Mickael Castro 1 , Bijandra Kumar 1 , Jianbo Lu 1 , Jean Francois Feller 1
1 LimatB, European University of Brittany, Lorient France

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10:30 AM - DD5.6
Electrical Conductivity of Anisotropic iPP Carbon Nanotube Thin Films.

Georgi Georgiev 1 2 , Gajinder Hoonjan 1 , Ananta Adhikari 1 , Germano Iannacchione 3 , Peggy Cebe 2
1 Natural Sicences, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Physics and Astronomy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Physics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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10:45 AM - DD5.7
Network Formation and Electrical Conduction in Carbon Nanotube Modified Polymers.

Cyrill Cattin 1 , Pascal Hubert 1
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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11:30 AM - **DD5.8
Diffusion Behaviours in Conductive Polymer Nanocomposite CPC Sensors Architectured by Combining Layer by Layer Assembly and Segregated Networks Strategy.

Jean-Francois Feller 1 , Jaime Grunlan 2 , Hyoung Jin Choi 3
1 LIMATB-UBS, European University of Brittany (UEB), Lorient, Bretagne, France, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 3 Polymer Science & Engineering, Inha University, Incheon Korea (the Republic of)

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DD6: Ionic/Proton Conductivity I
Session Chairs
Mark Ellsworth
Rosario Gerhardt
Tuesday PM, November 29, 2011
Room 201 (Hynes)

12:00 PM - **DD6.1
Ordered Solid-Liquid Nanocomposites with Enhanced Li Ion Conductivity Properties Based on the Polymerization of Non-Aqueous, Self-Asssembled Lyotropic Liquid Crystals.

Douglas Gin 1 2 , Robert Kerr 2 , Julian Edwards 2 , Richard Shoemaker 2 , Seth Miller 3 , Brian Elliott 4
1 Dept. of Chem. & Biol. Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States, 2 Dept. of Chem. & Biochem., University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States, 3 , TDA Research, Inc., Wheat Ridge, Colorado, United States, 4 , Heron Scientific, Inc., Englewood, Colorado, United States

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12:30 PM - DD6.2
Hybrid Ion Conducting 3D Nanofillers for Solid Polymer Electrolytes in Lithium Ion Batteries.

Haleh Ardebili 1 , Changyu Tang 2 , Ken Hackenberg 2 , Pulickel Ajayan 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States

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12:45 PM - DD6.3
Transport Properties of Nanoparticle-Oligomer Hybrid Composite Electrolytes.

Jennifer Schaefer 1 , Lynden Archer 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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DD7: Ionic/Proton Conductivity II
Session Chairs
Jianyong Ouyang
Daniel Schmidt
Tuesday PM, November 29, 2011
Room 201 (Hynes)

2:45 PM - DD7.1
Proton Exchange Membrane Synthesized by Pore-Filling Polymerization Technique.

Liang Hong 1 , Siok Wei Tay 2
1 , National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore, 2 , Institute of Materails Research and Engineering, Singapore Singapore

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3:00 PM - **DD7.2
Layer-by-Layer Coating of Thin Films for Improved Electrical Energy Storage.

Anne Dillon 1 , Yoon Seok Jung 1 , Chunmei Ban 1 , Pung Lu 2 , Stephen Harris 2 , Andrew Cavanagh 3 , Steven George 3 , Se-Hee Lee 3
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 , General Motors, Warren, Michigan, United States, 3 , University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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3:30 PM -
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DD8: Nanocomposites for Energy Applications
Session Chairs
Anne Dillon
Jeff Gilman
Tuesday PM, November 29, 2011
Room 201 (Hynes)

4:00 PM - DD8.1
Polymer/Inorganic Nanocomposites with Tailored Hierarchical Structure as Advanced Dielectric Materials.

Evangelos Manias 1 , Clive Randall 2 , Vivek Tomer 2 , George Polizos 1
1 Materials Science, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Materials Research Institute, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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4:15 PM - DD8.2
Enhancing Power Factor of Polymer Composites Containing Porphyrin-Stabilized Nanotubes.

Gregory Moriarty 1 , Jamie Wheeler 1 , Choongho Yu 1 , Jaime Grunlan 1
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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4:30 PM - **DD8.3
Organic Nanocomposites for Thermoelectric Energy Conversion.

Choongho Yu 1
1 Mechanical Engr./Materials Science & Engr., Texas A&M University, College station, Texas, United States

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5:00 PM - DD8.4
Carbon Nanotube Based Power Thermoelectric Devices.

Thomas Van Vechten 1 , David Lashmore 1 , Ethan Ciccotelli 1 , David Degtiarov 1 , Diana Lewis 1
1 , Nanocomp Technologies Inc, Concord, New Hampshire, United States

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5:15 PM - DD8.5
Functionalized Barium Titanate Nanocomposite Capacitors for Energy Storage.

Kristin Kraemer 1 4 , Susan Cooper 1 4 , Steve Wignall 1 4 , Nicholas Reding 1 4 , Rajesh Krishnan G. 2 4 , Rafal Korlacki 3 4 , James Takacs 2 4 , Stephen Ducharme 1 4
1 Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 4 Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 2 Chemistry, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 3 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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