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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 RR : Dynamics in Confined Systems and Functional Interfaces

2011-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Douglas L. Irving North Carolina State University
Susan B. Sinnott University of Florida
Martin H. Mueser Saarland University
Izabela Szlufarska University of Wisconsin-Madison
RR1: Tribology
Session Chairs
Yue Qi
Susan Sinnott
Monday AM, November 28, 2011
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

9:15 AM - RR1.1
Water Droplet Freezing: Humidity, Shearing Gas Flow and Surface Energy Effects.

Stefan Jung 1 , Manish Tiwari 1 , N. Vuong Doan 1 , Dimos Poulikakos 1
1 Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland

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9:30 AM - **RR1.2
Quantum Chemical Molecular Dynamics Simulation on Tribochemical Reaction Dynamics for Super-Low Friction System.

Momoji Kubo 1 , Nobuki Ozawa 1
1 Fracture and Reliability Research Institute, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

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10:00 AM - RR1.3
Surface Forces in Confined Electrolyte Solution up to Saturation.

Rosa Espinosa-Marzal 1 , Manfred Heuberger 2
1 Materials Department, ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland, 2 Advanced Fibers, Empa, St Gallen, 9014, Switzerland

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10:15 AM - RR1.4
Comparison of the Kinetic Friction of Planar Neutral and Polyelectrolyte Polymer Brushes Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations.

Yangpeng Ou 2 , Jeffrey Sokoloff 1 , Mark Stevens 3
2 Physics Department, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 1 Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 3 MS 1411, Sandia Nathional Laboratory, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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10:30 AM - **RR1.5
Atomic Friction Experiments under Electrochemical Control.

Roland Bennewitz 1
1 , INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saabrucken Germany

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **RR1.6
Adhesion and Friction on Patterned Surfaces.

Robert McMeeking 1 2 3
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 2 School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen United Kingdom, 3 , INM-Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saarbruecken Germany

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12:00 PM - RR1.7
Contact of Adhesive Randomly Rough Surfaces.

Lars Pastewka 1 , Mark Robbins 1
1 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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12:15 PM - RR1.8
Synthesis, Characterization and Tribological Implications of Surface-Tethered Hydrogel Thin Films with Various Vertical Architectures.

Ang Li 1 , Edmondo Benetti 1 , Rosa Espinosa-Marzal 1 , Shivaprakash Ramakrishna 1 , Davide Tranchida 2 , Holger Schoenherr 2 , Nicholas Spencer 1
1 Department of Materials, Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology, Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, 2 Department of Physical Chemistry I, University of Siegen, Siegen Germany

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12:30 PM - RR1.9
Comparison of Friction Forces Measured in Adhesive and Non-Adhesive Systems with SFA and AFM.

Jagdeep Singh 1 , Yutao Yang 1 , Marina Ruths 1
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, United States

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12:45 PM - RR1.10
Ultra Low Friction of Multilayer Graphene Studied by Coarse-Grained Molecular Simulation.

Hitoshi Washizu 1 , Seiji Kajita 1 , Mamoru Tohyama 1 , Toshihide Ohmori 1 , Hiroshi Teranishi 2 , Noriaki Nishino 2 , Atsushi Suzuki 2
1 , Toyota Central R&D Labs. Inc., Aichi, Aichi, Japan, 2 , Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota, Aichi, Japan

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RR2: Interfaces in Mechanics
Session Chairs
Robert McMeeking
Monday PM, November 28, 2011
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **RR2.1
Designing Interfaces for Nano Crystalline Diamond Coatings.

Yue Qi 1
1 Chemical Sciences and Materials Systems Lab, General Motors R&D, Warren, Michigan, United States

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3:00 PM - RR2.2
Analytical Model for Nanoscale Ploughing and Wear.

Maneesh Mishra 1 , Izabela Szlufarska 2 1
1 Materials Science Program, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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3:15 PM - RR2.3
Mechanics and Friction of Individual Nanoparticles.

Eric Bucholz 1 , Susan Sinnott 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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3:30 PM - **RR2.4
Hybrid Modeling Approaches for Characterizing Interfacial Structure and Dynamics.

Donald Brenner 1 , Lipeng Sun 1 , Shijing Lu 1 , Hongli Dang 1 , Mohammed Zikry 2
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 2 Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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4:00 PM -
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RR3: Defect and Oxygen Dynamics near Interfaces I
Session Chairs
Donald Brenner
Monday PM, November 28, 2011
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

4:30 PM - RR3.1
Structural Transition of SrTiO3 Asymmetric Tilt Grain Boundaries.

Akihisa Fukumoto 1 , Haksung Lee 1 , Teruyasu Mizoguchi 1 , Yuichi Ikuhara 1 2 , Takahisa Yamamoto 1 2
1 , The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan, 2 , Japan Fine Ceramics Center, Nagoya Japan

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4:45 PM - RR3.2
Surfactant Stabilization of Polar Oxide Surfaces: Enabling the Creation of Novel Functional Interfaces.

Benjamin Gaddy 1 , Elizabeth Paisley 1 , Mark Losego 1 , James Tweedie 1 , Ramón Collazo 1 , Zlatko Sitar 1 , Jon-Paul Maria 1 , Douglas Irving 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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5:00 PM - RR3.3
Investigation of Nucleation and Growth of Hafnium Oxide Deposited by Thermal and Plasma-Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition Using In Situ Spectroscopic Ellipsometry.

Amir Afshar 1 , Kenneth Cadien 1
1 Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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5:15 PM - RR3.4
First Principles Analysis of the Initial Oxidation of Treated Si(001) and Si(111) Surfaces and Its Implications for Protecting Quantum Confined Silicon Nanostructures.

Huashan Li 1 , Zhigang Wu 1 , Mark Lusk 1
1 Physics, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States

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5:30 PM - RR3.5
Optimization of the Properties of the Interface of SiNx:H/Si in Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells and Its Effect on Cell Efficiency.

Machteld Lamers 1 , Keith Butler 2 , Ingrid Romijn 1 , John Harding 2 , Arthur Weeber 1
1 , ECN Solar Energy, Petten Netherlands, 2 , University of Sheffield, Sheffield United Kingdom

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5:45 PM - RR3.6
Studying the Effect of Interface Structure on the Electronic and Optical Properties of Silicon/Silicon Nitride Interfaces in Solar Cells Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations.

Keith Butler 1 , Machteld Lamers 2 , John Harding 1 , Arthur Weeber 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Sheffield, Sheffield United Kingdom, 2 Solar Energy, ECN, Petten Netherlands

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RR4: Poster Session: Interfacial Physics, Chemistry, and Mechanics
Session Chairs
Monday PM, November 28, 2011
Exhibition Hall C (Hynes)

9:00 PM - RR4.1
Characterization of Ceramic Powders during Compaction Using Electrical Measurements.

Timothy Pruyn 1 , Rosario Gerhardt 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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9:00 PM - RR4.10
Superlattice Vibrations and Debye Temperature of Nanoparticle Supercrystals.

Kaifu Bian 1 , Ananth Kaushik 1 , Paulette Clancy 1 , Detlef Smilgies 2 , Tobias Hanrath 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS), Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - RR4.12
Temperature Evolution of the Cooperative Characteristic Length in Drawn Polymers.

Florian Hamonic 1 , Allisson Saiter 1 , Daniele Prevosto 2 , Eric Dargent 1 , Jean-Marc Saiter 1
1 , LECAP, Institute for Materials Research. – Université de Rouen, Faculté des Sciences, Saint Etienne du Rouvray France, 2 , Italian National Research Council - Institute for Chemical and Physical Processes, Pisa Italy

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9:00 PM - RR4.13
First-Principles Study on the Self-Induced Oscillation for Charged-Particle Pairs Confined in Square Quantum Dots.

Atsushi Tsubaki 1 , Tomoki Tagawa 1 , Kyozaburo Takeda 1
1 Electrical Enginnering and Bioscience, Waseda University, Tokyo Japan

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9:00 PM - RR4.14
Adsorption and Interaction Forces of Serum Proteins as a Measure of the Biocompatibility of Novel Polymeric Biomaterials.

David Cozzens 1 , Umaprasana Ojha 1 , Marina Ruths 1 , Rudolf Faust 1
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - RR4.2
Hierarchical Textured Architectures for Continuous Dropwise Condensation and Collection of Water Droplets.

Xuemei Chen 1 , Jun Wu 2 , Shuhuai Yao 2 , Zuankai Wang 1
1 Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong Hong Kong, 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering , The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong Hong Kong

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9:00 PM - RR4.3
The Almost Universal Occurrence of Dry Friction is Due to Tomlinson Instabilities on Small Length Scales.

Jeffrey Sokoloff 1
1 Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - RR4.4
Mass and Point Defect Transport at Solid-Solid Semicoherent Interfaces.

Kedarnath Kolluri 1 , Michael Demkowicz 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - RR4.5
Relaxation of Polymer Melts in Nanofilms at the Polymer-Solid Interface.

Yongjin Wang 1 , Jianing Sun 2 , Lei Li 1
1 Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , J.A. Woollam Co, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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9:00 PM - RR4.6
Chemical Changes Underlying Aging of Silica in Nanoscale Frictional Contacts.

Yun Liu 1 , Izabela Szlufarska 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering Department, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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9:00 PM - RR4.7
Defects in a Block Copolymer Photonic Gel.

Yin Fan 2 , Jae-Hwang Lee 1 , Steven Kooi 3 , Alfredo Alexander-Katz 1 , Edwin Thomas 1 3
2 Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Institute for Soldier Nanotechnology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - RR4.8
Polymer Globule Dynamics in the Presence of Surfaces and Shear Flows.

Charles Sing 1 , Alfredo Alexander-Katz 1
1 , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - RR4.9
Resonating UHF Study on Electron Correlation in a Ground State of Two Electrons Confined in 2D Quantum Dot.

Takuma Okunishi 1 , Kyozaburo Takeda 1
1 , Waseda university, Tokyo Japan

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2011-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Douglas L. Irving North Carolina State University
Susan B. Sinnott University of Florida
Martin H. Mueser Saarland University
Izabela Szlufarska University of Wisconsin-Madison
RR5: Defect and Oxygen Dynamics near Interfaces II
Session Chairs
Elizabeth Dickey
Blas Uberuaga
Tuesday AM, November 29, 2011
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **RR5.1
Point Defect Dynamics at BaTiO3 – Electrode Interfaces.

Elizabeth Dickey 1 , Matthew Burch 1 , Clive Randall 2 , Malay Samantaray 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:00 AM - RR5.2
Tuning the Limiting-Thickness of a Thin Oxide Layer on Al (111) with Oxygen Gas Pressure.

Na Cai 1 , Guangwen Zhou 1 , Kathrin Mueller 2 , David Starr 2
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering & Multidisciplinary Program in Materials Science and Engineering , SUNY-Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States, 2 Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States

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10:15 AM - RR5.3
Precursor to the Onset of the Bulk Oxidation of Cu(100).

Liang Li 1 , Xi Mi 2 , Yunfeng Shi 2 , Guangwen Zhou 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, SUNY-Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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10:30 AM - RR5.4
Passivity Breakdown and Pitting Nucleation of Copper Oxide Films under Aqueous Conditions: Simulations by Reactive Molecular Dynamics.

Byoungseon Jeon 1 , Subramanian Sankaranarayanan 2 , Adri van Duin 3 , Shriram Ramanathan 1
1 SEAS, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 3 Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:45 AM - RR5.5
The Mechanical and Chemical Behavior of the Thin Oxide Skin on a Liquid Metal.

Ju-Hee So 1 , Mohammad Khan 1 , Michael Dickey 1
1 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, NC State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **RR5.6
The Competing Effects of Grain Boundaries on the Radiation Damage Response of Cu.

Blas Uberuaga 1
1 , Los Alamos Natl Lab, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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12:00 PM - RR5.7
Dynamic Propensity at Interfaces in a Radiation Environment.

Walid Mohamed 1 , Xiaojun Mei 1 , Jacob Eapen 1
1 Nuclear Engineering, NC State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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12:15 PM - RR5.8
Simultaneous Reduction of Radiation-Induced Defect Concentrations and Fluxes Using Interfaces with Precisely Controlled Sink Strengths.

Michael Demkowicz 1 , Richard Hoagland 2 , Blas Uberuaga 2 , Amit Misra 3
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 MST-8: Structure-Property Relations Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 3 Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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12:30 PM - RR5.9
The Effect of the Water-Silica Interface on Enhanced Hydronium Ion Formation and Proton Transport in Mesoporous Silica.

Glenn Lockwood 1 , Stephen Garofalini 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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12:45 PM - RR5.10
Thermodynamics, Mechanics, and Dynamics Properties of Water and Ions Confined in Nanopores: Application to Cement Hydrates.

Patrick Bonnaud 1 , Krystyn Van Vliet 1 , Benoît Coasne 4 , Roland Pellenq 2 3
1 Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 4 Institut Charles Gerhardt Montpellier, CNRS and Université Montpellier, Montpellier France, 2 Civil and Environmental Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 CINaM, CNRS and Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille France

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RR6: Dynamics in Porous Media
Session Chairs
Martin Mueser
Izabela Szlufarska
Tuesday PM, November 29, 2011
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - RR6.1
Electrophoretic and Electroosmotic Flow through Carbon Nanotube Membranes as Chemical Pumps.

Ji Wu 1 , Bruce Hinds 1
1 Chemical and Materials Engineering, Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States

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2:45 PM - RR6.2
Charge Transport in Confined Ionic Liquids.

Joshua Sangoro 2 1 , Ciprian Iacob 2 1 , Friedrich Kremer 2 1
2 Institute of Experimental Physics I, University of Leipzig, Leipzig Germany, 1 Molecular Physics, University of Leipzig, Leipzig Germany

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3:00 PM - RR6.3
Controlling Wettability of Nanoporous Materials - A Novel Technique of Liquid Actuation.

Yu Qiao 2 1 , Weiyi Lu 1 , Taewan Kim 2
2 Program of Mater. Sci. Eng., UCSD, La Jolla, California, United States, 1 Dept of Struct. Eng., UCSD, La Jolla, California, United States

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3:15 PM - RR6.4
Comparison between the Phase Transition of Physically Confined Cyclohexane and 1-Decanol Inside Nano Porous Silica.

Samuel Amanuel 1 , Hillary Bauer 1 , Alexandrea Safiq 1 , Jargalsaikhan Dulmaa 1 , Amer Khraisat 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, Union College, Schenectady, New York, United States

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3:30 PM - RR6.5
Observation of Surface-Charge-Induced Overlimiting Current in Porous Materials.

Daosheng Deng 1 , Vicki Dydek 1 , Ali Mani 1 , Sven Schlumpberger 1 , Martin Bazant 1
1 Chemical engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:45 PM -
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4:15 PM - RR6.6
Conversion Reactions in Surface-Functionalized Mesoporous Materials with Various Catalytic Site Distributions: Influence of Restricted Passing of Reactants and Products within Pores.

Jing Wang 1 , David Ackerman 1 2 , Kapil Kandel 1 2 , Igor Slowing 1 , Marek Pruski 1 2 , Jim Evans 1 3
1 Ames Laboratory USDOE, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States, 2 Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States, 3 Physics & Astronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States

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4:30 PM - RR6.7
Saltwater Desalination across a Nanoporous Graphene Membrane.

David Cohen-Tanugi 1 , Jeffrey Grossman 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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4:45 PM - RR6.8
Regulating Solute Transport Using Nano-Structured Surfaces.

Hassan Masoud 1 , Alexander Alexeev 1
1 George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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5:00 PM - RR6.9
On the Influence of Interlayer Water Intercalation on the Global Mesoporous Water Transport in a Clay: X-Ray Studies.

Henrik Hemmen 1 , Lars Alme 1 , Jon Otto Fossum 1 , Yves Meheust 2
1 Physics, NTNU, Trondheim Norway, 2 Geosciences Rennes, Université de Rennes 1, Rennes France

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5:15 PM - RR6.10
Modeling the Transport of Nanoparticle-Filled Binary Fluids through the Porous Medium: A Lattice Boltzmann Approach.

Yongting Ma 1 , Amitabh Bhattacharya 1 , Olga Kuksenok 1 , Dennis Perchak 2 , Anna Balazs 1
1 Chemistry engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , Kodak Research Laboratories, Rochester, New York, United States

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5:30 PM - RR6.11
Transparent, Thermally Stable and Mechanically Robust Superhydrophobic Surfaces Made from Porous Silica Capsules.

Xu Deng 1 , Lena Mammen 1 , Yan Zhao 1 , Philipp Lellig 1 , Periklis Papadopoulos 1 , Klaus Muellen 1 , Chen Li 1 , Hans-Juergen Butt 1 , Doris Vollmer 1
1 , Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz Germany

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5:45 PM - RR6.12
Imaging and Tracking Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Dynamics in Rock-like Porous Media.

Shannon Eichmann 1 , Matteo Pasquali 1
1 Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States

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2011-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Douglas L. Irving North Carolina State University
Susan B. Sinnott University of Florida
Martin H. Mueser Saarland University
Izabela Szlufarska University of Wisconsin-Madison
RR7: Soft/Bio Interfaces I
Session Chairs
Thomas Speck
Francesco Stellacci
Wednesday AM, November 30, 2011
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **RR7.1
Why Organic Surfaces with Nanostructured Composition Present Novel and Unexpected Properties?

Francesco Stellacci 1
1 Institute of Materials, EPFL, Lausanne Switzerland

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10:00 AM - RR7.2
Molecular Dynamics Study of the Effects of Nanoscale Surface Structure on the Interfacial Properties and Functionalities of Mixed-Monolayer Protected Nanoparticles.

Hao Jiang 1 , Francesco Stellacci 3 4 , Sharon Glotzer 1 2
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 4 Institute of Materials, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne Switzerland, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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10:15 AM - RR7.3
Investigation of Adsorption Process of Thiol Self- Assembled Monolayers on Gold by Monitoring Energy Dissipation Shifts as a Function of Chain Length and Functionality by Means of Quartz Crystal Microbalance.

Agata Pomorska 1 , Ozlem Ozcan 1 , Guido Grundmeier 1
1 Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry, University of Paderborn, Paderborn, NWF, Germany

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10:30 AM - RR7.4
Adhesion of Poly(Dimethylsiloxane) and Sub-Monolayers of Alkylsiloxane on Solid Substrates.

Yoshiko Harada 1 , Hiroshi Jinnai 1 , Atsushi Takahara 1
1 ERATO, JST, Fukuoka Japan

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10:45 AM -
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11:15 AM - **RR7.5
Self Healing Materials: A New Approach to More Durable Materials and Structures.

Sybrand van der Zwaag 1 , Santiago Garcia Espallargas 1
1 Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Delft Netherlands

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11:45 AM - RR7.6
A Synthetic Omniphobic Slippery Surface Inspired by the Nepenthes Pitcher Plants.

Tak Sing Wong 1 2 , Sung Hoon Kang 1 2 , Sindy K. Y. Tang 1 2 , Joanna Aizenberg 1 2
1 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:00 PM - RR7.7
Dynamics of Particle Transport by a Motile Adhesive Ciliated Surface.

Anna Balazs 1 , Amitabh Bhattacharya 1 , Gavin Buxton 2 , O. Berk Usta 3
1 Chemical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , Robert Morris University, Moon Township, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 , The Center for Engineering in Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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12:15 PM - RR7.8
Self-Orientation of Nanoparticles at the Oil/Water Interface.

Chiwon Lee 1 , Eunhye Jeong 1 , Kihoon Kim 1 , Hyesoo Han 1 , Sunil Jeong 1 , Wonbo Lee 1 , Taewook Kang 1
1 Chemical and Biomolecular engineering, Sogang Univ., Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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12:30 PM - **RR7.9
Hierarchical Structuring in Plants and Animals as Basis for Novel Bio-Inspired Materials and Surfaces.

Thomas Speck 1
1 Faculty of Biology, Botanic Garden, Freiburg Germany

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RR8: Soft/Bio Interfaces II
Session Chairs
Anthony Brennan
Stanislav Gorb
Wednesday PM, November 30, 2011
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **RR8.1
Biologically-Inspired Reversible Adhesives: Where Are We Now?

Stanislav Gorb 1
1 , Zoological Institute at the University of Kiel, Kiel Germany

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3:00 PM - **RR8.2
Interfacial Spectroscopy: In Situ Approaches to Understand Barnacle Adhesion.

Kathryn Wahl 1 , Daniel Barlow 1 , Daniel Burden 1 , Richard Everett 1 , Christopher Spillmann 1
1 , Naval Research Laboratory, Washington , District of Columbia, United States

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3:30 PM - RR8.3
Conformal Contact Behaviour of Biomimetic Microstructured Surfaces.

Hamed Shahsavan 1 , Boxin Zhao 1
1 Department of Chemical Engineering and Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

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