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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 W : Phonons in Nanomaterials--Theory, Experiments, and Applications

2011-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Subhash L. Shinde Sandia National Laboratories
David H. Hurley Idaho National Laboratory
Gyaneshwar P. Srivastava University of Exeter
Masashi Yamaguchi Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
W1: Phonon Modes and Dispersion Relations
Session Chairs
Subash Shinde
Gyaneshwar Srivastava
Monday AM, November 28, 2011
Room 313 (Hynes)

9:00 AM - **W1.1
Inelastic Neutron Scattering Measurements and Lattice Dynamics Simulations of Phonon Dispersion and Lifetimes in UO2.

Judy Pang 1 , William Buyers 2 , Alexsandr Chernatynskiy 3 , Mark Lumsden 4 , Doug Abernathy 4 , Bennett Larson 1 , Simon Phillpot 3
1 Materials Science & Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 National Research Council, Chalk River Laboratories, Chalk River, Ontario, Canada, 3 Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 4 Neutron Scattering Science Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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9:30 AM - W1.2
Finite-Size Effects in the Phonon Density of States of Nanostructured Germanium: A Comparative Study of Nanoparticles, Nanocrystals, Nanoglasses and Bulk Phases.

Daniel Sopu 1 , Karsten Albe 1
1 , TU-Darmstadt, Darmstadt Germany

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9:45 AM - W1.3
The Vibrational Properties of Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Based on Molecular Dynamics Simulations.

Shashishekar Adiga 1 , Vivekananda Adiga 2 , Robert Carpick 3 , Donald Brenner 4
1 Kodak Research Laboratories, Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York, United States, 2 School of of Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 3 Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 4 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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10:00 AM - W1.4
Phonons in Clathrate Crystals: Harmonic and Anharmonic Modes.

Katsumi Tanigaki 1 2 , Jingtao Xu 1 , Gang Mu 2 , Jiazhen Wu 2 , Satoshi Heguri 2 , Khuong Huynh 2 , Quynh Phan 2 , Youichi Tanabe 1
1 WPI-AIMR, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan, 2 Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan

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10:15 AM - W1.5
Phonon Engineering in Silicon Nanowires Using Stable Isotopes.

Uri Givan 1 , Oussama Moutanabbir 1
1 , Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle Germany

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10:30 AM - W1.6
Phonons in Ab Initio Generated Nanoporous Carbon.

Ariel Valladares 1 , Cristina Romero 1 , R. Valladares 2 , Alexander Valladares 2
1 Estado Solido y Criogenia, Instituto de Investigaciones en Materiales, UNAM, Mexico, D.F. Mexico, 2 Departamento de Fisica, Facultad de Ciencias, UNAM, Mexico, D.F. Mexico

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10:45 AM -
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11:15 AM - **W1.7
Phonons in Quantum Dots and Quantum Wires.

Michael Stroscio 1 2 3 , Mitra Dutta 1 3 , Banani Sen 1 , Sushmita Biswas 1
1 ECE, Univ. of IL at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 2 BioE Department, Univ. of IL at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 3 Physics Department, Univ. of IL at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States

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11:45 AM - W1.8
Time-Resolved Optical Spectroscopy of the Vibrational Dynamics of Individual Gold Nanorings.

Renaud Marty 1 2 , Arnaud Arbouet 1 2 , Christian Girard 1 , Adnen Mlayah 1 2 , Vincent Paillard 1 2 , Vivian Kaixin Lin 3 , Siew Lang Teo 3 , Sudhiranjan Tripathy 3
1 , CEMES-CNRS, Toulouse France, 2 , Université de Toulouse, Toulouse France, 3 , Institute for Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR, Singapore Singapore

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12:00 PM - W1.9
Phonon Confinement in Semiconducting Nanostructures.

Pedro Alfaro 1 , Rodolfo Cisneros 1 , Montserrat Bizarro 1 , Miguel Cruz-Irisson 2 , Chumin Wang 1
1 Instituto de Investigaciones en Materiales, UNAM, Mexico D.F. Mexico, 2 ESIME-Culhuacan, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico D.F. Mexico

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12:15 PM - W1.10
Phonons in Crystals of Nano Materials: How We Separate Phonon Terms in Heat Capacity.

Gang Mu 1 , Jingtao Xu 1 , Jiazhen Wu 1 , Satoshi Heguri 1 , Khuong Huynh 1 , Quynh Phan 1 , Youichi Tanabe 1 , Katsumi Tanigaki 1
1 WPI-AIMR/Department of Physics, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan

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12:30 PM - W1.11
Lattice Dynamics of Polonium: Symmetry Breaking Phase Transitions and Surface Phonons.

Matthieu Verstraete 1 2 , Giorgio Benedek 3 4
1 Physics, University of Liege, Liege Belgium, 2 , ETSF, Louvain la Neuve Belgium, 3 Materials Science, Universita Milano Bicocca, Milan Italy, 4 DIPC, Universidad del Pais Vasco, San Sebastian, Pais Vasco, Spain

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12:45 PM - W1.12
Hypersonic Properties of Polymer Films and Multi-Layers.

Paul Walker 1 , Eric Young 1 , Andrey Akimov 1 , James Sharp 1 , Vitaly Gusev 2 , Anthony Kent 1
1 School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham United Kingdom, 2 Laboratoire de Physique de l’Etat Condensé, Université du Maine, Le Mans France

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W2: Phonon Scattering
Session Chairs
David Hurley
Masashi Yamaguchi
Monday PM, November 28, 2011
Room 313 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **W2.1
Understanding the Lattice Thermal Conductivity in Real Materials: Phonon-Phonon and Phonon-Defect Interactions from Atomistic Simulations.

Aleksandr Chernatynskiy 1 , Judy Pang 2 , Bowen Deng 1 , Ben Larsen 2 , William Buyers 3 , Simon Phillpot 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 2 , ORNL, Oak-Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 3 National Research Council, Chalk River Laboratories, Chalk River, Ontario, Canada

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3:00 PM - W2.2
Predicting the Thermal Conductivity of Defected Systems Using the Spectral Energy Density.

Jason Larkin 1 , Alan McGaughey 1
1 , Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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3:15 PM - W2.3
Thermal Transport in Zinc Antimonides.

Lasse Bjerg 1 3 , Georg K. H. Madsen 2 , Jeffrey Grossman 3 , Bo Iversen 1
1 iNANO & Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University, Aarhus C Denmark, 3 Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 ICAMS, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum Germany

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3:30 PM - W2.4
Coherent Acoustic Vibrations and Electron-Phonon Interactions in Nanostructured Copper Arrays.

Andrej Halabica 1 , Jianxun Liu 1 , Pei-I Wang 1 , Masashi Yamaguchi 1 , Gwo-Ching Wang 1 , Toh-Ming Lu 1
1 Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy, RPI, Troy, New York, United States

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3:45 PM -
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4:15 PM - **W2.5
Interaction of Elastic Waves with Dislocations.

Agnes Maurel 1 , Fernando Lund 1 , Pagneux Vincent 1 , Barra Felipe 1
1 Agnes Maurel, LOA/Institut Langevin, Paris France

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4:45 PM - W2.6
Soft Mode Behavior of Interface-Related Modes in AlGaN/GaN HEMT Structures Probed by UV Raman Scattering.

Esther Alarcon Llado 1 2 3 , Vivian Lin 3 , Surani Dolmanan 3 , Siew Lang Teo 3 , Alois Krost 4 , Armin Dadgar 4 , Sudhiranjan Tripathy 3
1 , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 , Ecole Polytechniqu Federale Lausanne, Lausanne Switzerland, 3 , Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR, Singapore Singapore, 4 , Otto von Guericke Universitat, Magdeburg Germany

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5:00 PM - W2.7
Diffuse Scattering of X-Rays in Nanoscale Silicon.

Gokul Gopalakrishnan 1 , Josef Spalenka 1 , David Czaplewski 2 , Martin Holt 2 , Tobias Schulli 3 , Paul Evans 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 3 , European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble France

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5:15 PM - W2.8
Manipulation of the Cooling Behavior on the Nanoscale.

Anja Hanisch-Blicharski 1 , Simone Wall 1 , Tim Frigge 1 , Friedrich Klasing 1 , Annika Kalus 1 , Martin Kammler 1 , Horn-von Hoegen Michael 1
1 Department of Physics, University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany

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5:30 PM - W2.9
Elastic Anomaly of Pd Thin Films at Low Temperatures Studied by Picosecond Ultrasounds.

Kenichi Tanigaki 1 , Naoki Omori 1 , Tatsuya Kusumoto 1 , Hirotsugu Ogi 1 , Nobutomo Nakamura 1 , Masahiko Hirao 1
1 Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan

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5:45 PM - W2.10
Low Phonon Energy BaCl2 Nanocrystals in Nd3+-Doped Fluorozirconate Glasses and Their Influence on the Fluorescence Properties.

Charlotte Pfau 1 , Ulrich Skrzypczak 1 , Manuela Miclea 1 , Paul-Tiberiu Miclea 2 3 , Christian Bohley 1 , Stefan Schweizer 1 2
1 , Centre for Innovation Competence SiLi-nano®, Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Saale) Germany, 2 , Fraunhofer Center for Silicon Photovoltaics, Halle (Saale) Germany, 3 , Institute of Physics, Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Saale) Germany

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2011-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Subhash L. Shinde Sandia National Laboratories
David H. Hurley Idaho National Laboratory
Gyaneshwar P. Srivastava University of Exeter
Masashi Yamaguchi Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
W3: Phonon Transport-Bulk Materials
Session Chairs
Anthony Kent
Ali Shakouri
Tuesday AM, November 29, 2011
Room 313 (Hynes)

9:00 AM - **W3.1
Experimental and Theoretical Studies on Phonon Transport: From Bulk Materials to Nanostructures.

Gang Chen 1
1 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:30 AM - W3.2
A Detailed Theoretical Study of the Thermal Conductivity ofBi2(Te0.85Se0.15)3 Single Crystals.

Ovgu Yelgel 1 , Gyaneshwar Srivastava 1
1 Physics, University of Exeter, Exeter United Kingdom

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9:45 AM - W3.3
Thermal Conductivity of Gallium Arsenide from First-Principles.

Jivtesh Garg 1 , Tengfei Luo 1 , Keivan Esfarjani 1 , Junichiro Shiomi 1 2 , Gang Chen 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Tokyo University, Tokyo Japan

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10:00 AM - W3.4
Phonon Conduction in Lead Selenide from First Principles.

Zhiting Tian 1 , Keivan Esfarjani 1 , Takuma Shiga 2 , Jivtesh Garg 1 , Junichiro Shiomi 2 , Gang Chen 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan

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10:15 AM - W3.5
Influence of Impurities on Phonon Transport in ZnO and ZnS: Ab Initio Studies.

Michael Bachmann 1 , Michael Czerner 1 , Saeideh Edalati-Boostan 1 , Christian Heiliger 1
1 1.Physikalisches Institut, Justus-Liebig Universität, Giessen Germany

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10:30 AM - W3.6
Effect of Mechanical Alloying on Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Uni-Axial Hot Pressed Chromium Disilicide.

Suresh Perumal 1 , Ujwala Ail 2 , Stephane Gorsse 2 , Arun Umarji 1
1 Materials Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 2 Institut de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Bordeaux , ICMCB-CNRS, Bordeaux France

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10:45 AM -
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11:15 AM - **W3.7
Advanced Techniques for Nanothermal Metrology.

Stefan Dilhaire 1
1 LOMA, University of Bordeaux, Talence France

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11:45 AM - W3.8
Phonon Transport Model for Nanograin Polycrystalline Semiconductor Materials.

Martin Maldovan 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:00 PM - W3.9
Onset of Size Effects in Lattice Thermal Conductivity and Lifetime of Low-Frequency Thermal Phonons.

Alexei Maznev 1
1 Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:15 PM - W3.10
High Interface Density Materials for Enhanced Thermal Insulation.

Dieter Brommer 1 , Kripa Varanasi 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:30 PM - W3.11
Influence of Embedded Nanoparticles on Frequency Dependent Thermal Conductivity of Alloy.

Gilles Pernot 1 , Laura Cassels 2 , Amirkoushyar Ziabari 1 , Bjorn Vermeersch 1 , Peter Burke 3 , Hong Lu 3 , Arthur Gossard 3 , Joshua Zide 2 , Ali Shakouri 1
1 Electrical Engineering, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa cruz, California, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 3 Materials Department, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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W4: Phonon Transport-Thermoelectric Materials
Session Chairs
Stefan Dilhaire
Paulos Santos
Tuesday PM, November 29, 2011
Room 313 (Hynes)

2:45 PM - **W4.1
Ballistic and Diffusive Transport of Heat in Nanostructured Thermoelectric Materials.

Ali Shakouri 1 , Gilles Pernot 1 , Paul Abumov 1 , Bjorn Vermeersch 1
1 , Univ. of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States

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3:15 PM - W4.3
An Extensive Theoretical Study of the Phonon Conductivity and Thermoelectric Properties of SiGe Alloys.

Iorwerth Thomas 1 , Gyaneshwar Srivastava 1
1 School of Physics, University of Exeter, Exeter United Kingdom

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3:30 PM - W4.4
High Thermoelectric Figure of Merits of the Crystals of Halogen Doped In4Se3-xH0.03 (H = F, Cl, Br, I): The Effect of Peierls Distortion on the Phonon Scattering with Halogen Doping.

Kyunghan Ahn 1 , Jong-Soo Rhyee 2 , Kyu Hyoung Lee 1 , Sang Il Kim 1 , Eunseog Cho 1 , Sang Mock Lee 1
1 Advanced Material Research Center, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Yongin-si Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Applied Physics, Kyung Hee University, Yongin-si Korea (the Republic of)

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3:45 PM - W4.5
MBE-Grown IV-VI Semiconductor Structures for Thermal Conductivity Measurements.

Patrick McCann 1 , Leonard Olona 1 , Zhihua Cai 1 , James Jeffers 1 , Khosrow Namjou 1
1 ECE, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, United States

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4:00 PM -
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4:30 PM - W4.6
Phonon Transport and Thermoelectricity in Twinned InAs Nanowires.

Annie Weathers 1 3 , Arden Moore 1 3 , Jaehyun Kim 1 3 , Daniel Salta 2 3 , Kimberly Dick 4 5 , Lars Samuelson 4 , Heiner Linke 4 , Philippe Caroff 6 , Li Shi 1 2 3
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States, 3 Center for Nano and Molecular Science, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States, 2 Material Science and Engineering Graduate Program, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States, 4 The Nanometer Structure Consortium (nmC@LU) and Division of Solid State Physics, Lund University, S-22100 Lund Sweden, 5 Polymer & Materials Chemistry, Lund University, S-22100 Lund Sweden, 6 Institut d'Electronique, de Microelectronique et de Nanotechnologie, UMR CNRS 8520, F-59652 Villeneuve d'Ascq France

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4:45 PM - W4.7
Enhancement of Seebeck Coefficient in Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 with High Density Tellurium Nanoinclusions.

Sang Il Kim 1 , Kyunghan Ahn 1 , Donghee Yeon 1 , Sungwoo Hwang 1 , Hyun Sik Kim 1 , Sang Mock Lee 1 , Kyu Hyoung Lee 1
1 Advanced Materials Research Center, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Samsung Electronics, Yongin-si,, Gyeonggi-do, Korea (the Republic of)

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5:00 PM - W4.8
Enhancement of Thermoelectric Transport Properties in CoSb3–Based Skutterudites through Incorporation of Sn.

Si Hui 1 , Kevin Pipe 1 , Ctirad Uher 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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5:15 PM - W4.9
Phonon Transport in Nanoporous and Nanostructured Bismuth Telluride.

Yanliang Zhang 1 , Rutvik Mehta 2 , Matthew Belley 1 , Ganpati Ramanath 2 , Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc 1
1 Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Materials Science and Enginerring, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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2011-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Subhash L. Shinde Sandia National Laboratories
David H. Hurley Idaho National Laboratory
Gyaneshwar P. Srivastava University of Exeter
Masashi Yamaguchi Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
W5: Phonon Transport - Nano Materials I
Session Chairs
Judy Pang
Clivia Sotomayor Torres
Wednesday AM, November 30, 2011
Room 313 (Hynes)

9:15 AM - **W5.1
Ab Initio Thermal Transport in Materials and Nanostructures.

Derek Stewart 1 , Natalio Mingo 2 , David Broido 3
1 Cornell Nanoscale Facility, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 LITEN, CEA-Grenoble, Grenoble France, 3 Department of Physics, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States

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9:45 AM - W5.2
High Thermal Conductivity in Silicon-Germanium Superlattices: A First-Principles Study.

Jivtesh Garg 1 , Nicola Bonini 2 , Nicola Marzari 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Materials, University of Oxford , Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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10:00 AM - W5.3
Lifetimes of Confined Acoustic Phonons in Ultra-Thin Si Membranes.

John Cuffe 1 2 , Oliver Ristow 4 , Emigdio Chavez 1 3 , Jordi Gomis-Bresco 1 , Pierre-Olivier Chapuis 1 , Francesc Alzina 1 , Mike Hettich 4 , Andrey Shchepetov 5 , Mika Prunnila 4 , Jouni Ahopelto 5 , Thomas Dekorsy 4 , Clivia Sotomayor Torres 1 3
1 Phononic and Photonic Nanostructures Group, , Catalan Institute of Nanotechnology (ICN), Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain, 2 Department of Physics, University College Cork, Cork Ireland, 4 Department of Physics, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany, 3 Department of Physics, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain, 5 , VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo Finland

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10:15 AM - W5.4
A Hybrid Classical-Quantum Approach to Investigate Thermal Transport in Alloyed, Textured, or Nanostructured Materials.

Dmitri Volja 1 , Boris Kozinsky 2 , Jivtesh Garg 3 , Marco Fornari 4 , Nicola Marzari 5
1 DMSE, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Research and Technology Center, Robert Bosch LLC, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 4 Department of Physics, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, United States, 5 Department of Materials, Oxford Univeristy, Oxford United Kingdom

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10:30 AM - W5.5
Anderson Localization of Phonons in Random Multilayer Thin Films.

Anthony Frachioni 1 , Bruce White 1
1 Department of Physics and the Materials Science