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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 Y : Advances in Energetic Materials Research

2011-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

M. Riad Manaa Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Choong-Shik Yoo Washington State University
Evan J. Reed Stanford University
Michael S. Strano Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Y1: Synthesis, Formulation and Characterization
Session Chairs
Riad Manaa
Monday AM, November 28, 2011
Room 309 (Hynes)

9:15 AM - **Y1.1
WITHDRAWN 11/16/11 New Energetic Materials.

Gregory Drake 1 , Sarah Bolden 1 , Jami Dailey 2
1 Energetics Function, U.S. Army AMRDEC RDMR-WDP-E, Huntsville, Alabama, United States, 2 , ERC, Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, United States

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9:45 AM -
Welcome & Opening Remarks

10:00 AM - Y1.2
Preparation and Characterization of an Insensitive RDX-Based Nanocomposite Explosive.

Hongwei Qiu 1 , Victor Stepanov 2 , Tsengming Chou 1 , Shuang Zhang 3 , Anthony Di Stasio 2 , Ashok Surapaneni 2 , Woo Lee 1
1 CEMS, Stevens Institute of Tech, Hoboken, New Jersey, United States, 2 , U.S. Army - Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Center, Picatinny, New Jersey, United States, 3 , Visualization Sciences Group, Burlington, Massachusetts, United States

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10:15 AM - **Y1.3
Synthesis of Novel Tetraazapentalenes as High-Performance, Insensitive Energetic Materials.

Patrick Caruana 1 , Alfred Stern 1
1 Indian Head Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head, Maryland, United States

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10:45 AM - Y1.4
Effect of Chemistry on the Performance of Calcium Disilicide Primers.

Paul Anderson 1 , Chris Csernica 1 , Mark Hash 2 , Joseph Hartvigsen 3 , Raymond Cutler 3
1 , ARDEC, Picatinny, New Jersey, United States, 2 , Ervin Technologies, Tecumseh, Michigan, United States, 3 , Ceramatec, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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11:00 AM -
Break

Y2: Ultrafast Dynamics and Diagnostics
Session Chairs
Choong-Shik Yoo
Monday AM, November 28, 2011
Room 309 (Hynes)

11:15 AM - **Y2.1
Dynamic Structural and Chemical Responses of Energetic Solids.

Haoyan Wei 1
1 Department of Chemistry and Institute for Shock Physics, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States

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11:45 AM - Y2.2
Chemical Pathways of Energy Release in Nitro Compounds: The 2-Nitro-2-Propyl Radical Intermediate.

Ryan Booth 1 , Laurie Butler 1
1 Department of Chemistry and The James Franck Institute, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States

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12:00 PM - Y2.3
Characterization of Voids and Microstructure in TATB-Based Explosives from 10 nm to 1 cm Using Synchrotron-Based USAXS and Microtomography.

Trevor Willey 1 , Lisa Lauderbach 1 , Franco Gagliardi 1 , Bruce Cunningham 1 , K. Thomas Lorenz 1 , Jonathan Lee 1 , Tony van Buuren 1 , George Overturf 1
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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12:15 PM - Y2.4
Development of Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopic Techniques to Study Fast Chemical Reactivity under Extreme Conditions of High Pressure and Temperature.

Alexander Goncharov 1 , Douglas Dalton 1 , Ryan McWilliams 1 2 , Mohammad Mahmood 2
1 Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 , Howard University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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12:30 PM - Y2.5
Investigation of Voids in Nanostructured RDX-Based Compositions Using Ultra-Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering.

Victor Stepanov 1 , Trevor Willey 2 , Jan Ilavsky 3
1 , US Army, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, United States, 2 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 3 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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12:45 PM - Y2.6
Time-Resolved Emission Spectroscopy of Electrically Heated Energetic Ni/Al Laminates.

Christopher Morris 1 , Paul Wilkins 2 , Chadd May 2 , Timothy Weihs 3
1 Sensors & Electron Devices Directorate, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, Maryland, United States, 2 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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Y3: Detection, Imaging, and Sensing
Session Chairs
Alex Gash
Monday PM, November 28, 2011
Room 309 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **Y3.1
Remote Explosives Detection (RED) by Infrared Photothermal Imaging.

Chris Kendziora 1 , Robert Furstenberg 1 , Michael Papantonakis 1 , Viet Nguyen 1 , R. Andrew McGill 1
1 Code 6365, Functional Materials and Devices Section, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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3:00 PM - Y3.2
Detection of Explosives by Hyper-Spectral Differential Reflectometry.

Thierry Dubroca 1 , Rolf Hummel 1
1 material science, university of florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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3:15 PM - **Y3.3
Structural and Optical Property Tailoring of Black Silicon with fs-Laser Pulses.

Wolfgang Schade 1
1 Institute for Energy Research and Physical Technologies, Clausthal University of Technology, Goslar Germany

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3:45 PM - Y3.4
Laser Trace Vaporization (LTV) of Trace Explosive Materials.

Michael Papantonakis 1 , Robert Furstenberg 1 , R. Andrew McGill 1 , Chris Kendziora 1 , Jakob Grober 1 , Viet Nguyen 1
1 , US Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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4:00 PM -
Break

Y4: Thermites and Nanoenergetics
Session Chairs
Alex Gash
Monday PM, November 28, 2011
Room 309 (Hynes)

4:15 PM - **Y4.1
Probing Reaction Dynamics of NanoThermites.

Michael Zachariah 1
1 , University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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4:45 PM - Y4.2
Thermite Initiation Processes and Thresholds.

Curtis Johnson 1 , Kelvin Higa 1 , Thao Tran 2 , Rick Albro 2
1 Research, NAVAIR, China Lake, California, United States, 2 Energetics Research, NAVAIR, China Lake, California, United States

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5:00 PM - **Y4.3
Inkjet Printing of Energetic Materials.

Alexander Tappan 1 , James Ball 1 , James Colovos 2
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 , Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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5:30 PM - Y4.4
Activated Carbon Foams as Architectures for Nanoenergetic Composites: Optimization of Fabrication.

Alex Gash 1 , Margret Rakowsky 2
1 Physical and LIfe Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

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5:45 PM - Y4.5
Crystallization Kinetics of Vapor-Deposited Hexanitroazobenzene (HNAB) Films.

Robert Knepper 1 , Alexander Tappan 1 , Ryan Wixom 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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Symposium Organizers

M. Riad Manaa Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Choong-Shik Yoo Washington State University
Evan J. Reed Stanford University
Michael S. Strano Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Y5: High Energy Density and Storage
Session Chairs
Evan Reed
Tuesday AM, November 29, 2011
Room 309 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - Y5.1
Flash Ignition of Al Nanoparticles and Oxidation Mechanism.

Yuma Ohkura 1 , Pratap Rao 1 , Xiaolin Zheng 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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9:45 AM - Y5.2
High-Pressure Behavior of TAG--A Novel, Nitrogen-Rich Energetic Material.

Alexander Goncharov 1 , Ryan McWilliams 1 2 , Jennifer Ciezak-Jenkins 3 , Yasmin Kadry 4 , Vitali Prakapenka 5 , Mohammad Mahmood 2
1 Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 , Howard University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 3 , Army Research Laboratory , Aberdeen, Maryland, United States, 4 , University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States, 5 CARS, University of Chicago , Chicago, Illinois, United States

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10:00 AM - Y5.3
Developing High-Performance Energy Conversion Materials for Low-Grade Heat.

Yu Qiao 1 , Hyuck Lim 1
1 Program of Mater. Sci. Eng., UCSD, La Jolla, California, United States

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10:15 AM - Y5.4
Modeling of Early Stages of Formation of Poly-CO.

Iskander Batyrev 1 , William Mattson 1 , Betsy Rice 1
1 , US Army Rsearch Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground , Maryland, United States

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10:30 AM - Y5.5
Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy Study of the Solvent/Electrolyte-Soaked C-LiFePO4 Li-Ion Battery Electrode.

Cristian Perca 1 , Olivier Dubrunfaut 1 , Kalid-Ahmed Seid 2 , Jean-Claude Badot 3 , Stephane Levasseur 4 , D. Guyomard 2 , Bernard Lestriez 2
1 , Laboratoire de Génie Electrique de Paris, SUPELEC, UPMC Univ Paris 06, Univ Paris-Sud, CNRS, France, Gif sur Yvette France, 2 , Institut des Matériaux Jean Rouxel (IMN), Université de Nantes, CNRS, France, Nantes France, 3 , Laboratoire de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Paris, Chimie-Paris Tech (ENSCP), CNRS, France, Paris France, 4 , UMICORE Cobalt & Specialty Materials, Belgium, Bruxelles Belgium

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10:45 AM - *
Break

Y6: Initiation, Ignition, and Detonation I
Session Chairs
Riad Manaa
Tuesday AM, November 29, 2011
Room 309 (Hynes)

11:15 AM - **Y6.1
Experiments Probing Fundamental Mechanisms of Energetic Material Initiation and Ignition.

Christopher Berg 1 , Alexei Lagutchev 1 , Hiroki Fujiwara 1 , Kathryn Brown 1 , Yuanxi Fu 1 , Dana Dlott 1
1 School of Chemical Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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11:45 AM - **Y6.2
Shock Initiation Mechanisms and Relative Sensitivities of Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Explosives.

Dana Dattelbaum 1 , Stephen Sheffield 1 , Virginia Manner 1 , David Stahl 1 , Lloyd Gibson 1
1 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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12:15 PM - Y6.3
The Detonation Properties of Combined Effects Explosives.

Paul Anderson 1 , Paula Cook 1 , Wendy Hummers 1
1 , US Army RDECOM-ARDEC, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, United States

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12:30 PM - Y6.4
In Situ Remediation of Hydrogen Fluoride during a Detonation Event.

Kelley Caflin 1 , Paul Anderson 1
1 , RDECOM ARDEC, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, United States

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12:45 PM - Y6.5
Microwave-Induced Thermal Transitions in HMX for Decomposition Kinetic Analysis.

Amanda Duque 1 , W. Lee Perry 1 , Laura Smilowitz 1 , Bryan Henson 1
1 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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Y7: Thermodynamic, Chemical, and Mechanical Properties
Session Chairs
Evan Reed
Tuesday PM, November 29, 2011
Room 309 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **Y7.1
Future Energetic-Materials Basic Research.

Suhithi Peiris 1
1 RD-BA Directorate, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, United States

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3:00 PM - Y7.2
Nanoporous Carbons as Selective Adsorbents for Energetic Molecules.

Anna Merritt 1 , Ramakrishnan Rajagopalan 2 , Nirupam Trivedi 1
1 , Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division - China Lake, China Lake, California, United States, 2 , The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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3:15 PM - Y7.3
Relationship between Local Temperature Fluctuations and Molecular Conformational Stability in a-RDX Crystals.

Nithin Mathew 1 , Catalin Picu 1
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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3:30 PM - *
Break

Y8: Initiation, Ignition, and Detonation II
Session Chairs
Choong-Shik Yoo
Tuesday PM, November 29, 2011
Room 309 (Hynes)

4:00 PM - Y8.1
A Study of the Ignition Threshold in Reactive Materials.

Gregory Fritz 1 , Stephen Spey 1 , Timothy Weihs 1
1 Materials Science and Enginnering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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4:15 PM - **Y8.2
Multiscale Simulation of Hot Spot Ignition.

Laurence Fried 1 , Fady Najjar 1 , Michael Howard 1
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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4:45 PM - Y8.3
Accurate Rankine-Hugoniot Relationships for Molecular Crystal Explosives Calculated Using Density Functional Theory Based Molecular Dynamics.

Ann Mattsson 1 , Ryan Wixom 2 , Thomas Mattsson 3
1 Computational Shock and Multiphysics MS 1322, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 Energetics Characterization MS 1455, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 3 HEDP Theory MS 1189, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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5:00 PM - Y8.4
Deformation and Fragmentation Mechanisms Leading to Ignition of Reactive Case Materials

William Wilson 1 , Kibong Kim 2 , Fan Zhang 3 , Craig Watry 4 , Mary Brown 4
1 , Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, United States, 2 , AER, Inc., Vienna, Virginia, United States, 3 , Defence Research and Development Canada, Suffield, Alberta, Canada, 4 , Applied Research Associates, Inc., Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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5:15 PM - Y8.5
Initiation and Decomposition of Tetrazole Containing Green Energetic Materials.

Nicholas Piekiel 1 , Richard Cavicchi 2 , Michael Zachariah 1 2
1 , University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, Maryland, United States, 2 , National Institute of Standards of Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

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5:30 PM - Y8.6
Characterizing Ignition and Growth Phenomena for Thin-Pulse Initiation.

Ryan Wixom 1 , Eric Welle 2 , Evan Dudley 1
1 Energetics Characterization, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 , Air Force Research Laboratory/Munitions Directorate/Fuze Branch, Eglin AFB, Florida, United States

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5:45 PM - Y8.7
Heat-Initiated Oxidation of Aluminum Nanoparticles.

Richard Clark 1 , Weiqiang Wang 1 , Ken-ichi Nomura 1 , Rajiv Kalia 1 , Aiichiro Nakano 1 , Priya Vashishta 1
1 CACS (Collaboratory of Advanced Compting and Simulation), Department of Physics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States

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Y9: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Riad Manaa
Evan Reed
Michael Strano
Choong-Shik Yoo
Tuesday PM, November 29, 2011
Exhibition Hall C (Hynes)

9:00 PM - Y9.10
Directed Assembly of Energetic Materials with Micro-Engineered Architectures.

Kyle Sullivan 1 , Cheng Zhu 1 , Joshua Kuntz 1 , Eric Duoss 1 , Alex Gash 1 , David Kolesky 2 , Douglas Tanaka 2 , Jennifer Lewis 2
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore, California, United States, 2 , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - Y9.11
The Role of Metal Oxides in the Condensed Phase Initiation of Nanothermites.

Nicholas Piekiel 1 , Kyle Sullivan 1 , Lei Zhou 1 , Snehaunshu Chowdhury 1 , Stephen Kelly 2 , Todd Hufnagel 2 , Kamel Fezzaa 3 , Michael Zachariah 1
1 , University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, Maryland, United States, 2 , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 3 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - Y9.13
Embossing of Crystalline Organic Thin Film Using Micro-Contact Printing: Applications on Energetic Materials.

Xin Zhang 1 , Gengxin Zhang 1 , Yen-Chih Liao 1 , Brandon Weeks 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - Y9.14
Study of Dislocations in RDX Using Atomistic Simulations.

Nithin Mathew 1 , Catalin Picu 1
1 , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - Y9.15
Size Dependence of the Dynamics of Oxidation of Aluminum Nanoparticles.

Ying Li 1
1 Collaboratory for Advanced Computing and Simulations, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States

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9:00 PM - Y9.16
Binder Free SnO2/CNT’s Nano-Composites as a Rechargeable Battery Anode.

D. Hernandez-Lugo 1 2 5 , F. Mendoza 3 5 , E. Febus 3 5 , D. Montano 4 5 , G. Morell 3 5 , B. Weiner 2 5
1 NASA Harriet Jenkins Predoctoral Fellowship, Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 2 Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan United States, 5 Institute of Functional Nanomaterials (IFN), University of Puerto Rico, San Juan United States, 3 Physics, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan United States, 4 Mathematics, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan United States

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9:00 PM - Y9.17
Novel Porous Composite Material Containing Catalytic Nanoparticles for Hydrogen Production from Biofuel.

Nico Hotz 1
1 Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - Y9.18
Fabrication and Characterization of Thermoelectric CrSi2 Compound Induced by Mechanical Allloying.

Chung-Hyo Lee 1 , Young Kim 1
1 Mat.Sci. & Eng., Mokpo National University, Muan Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Y9.19
Reaction Mechanism of Organic Reactions on Nano-Porous Gold Catalysts.

Taketoshi Minato 1 2 , Eisuke Ito 2 , Yoshifumi Ishikawa 3 , Naoya Hatakeyama 3 , Masahiko Hara 4 , Yousoo Kim 2 , Naoki Asao 5 , Yoshinori Yamamoto 5
1 Institute for International Advanced Interdisciplinary Research (IIAIR), International Advanced Research and Education Organization, Tohoku Univ., Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, 2 Advanced Science Institute, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama, Japan, 3 Department of Chemistry, Tohoku Univ., Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, 4 Interdisciplinary Grad. School Sci. Eng., Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan, 5 WPI-Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku Univ., Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

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9:00 PM - Y9.2
Reactive Metal Nanomaterials from Reduction of Borohydrides and Halides.

Andrew Purdy 1 , Albert Epshteyn 1 , Joel Miller 1 , Lisa Frank 1
1 Chemistry Division, code 6123, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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9:00 PM - Y9.21
Enhancement of Photocatalytic Reactivity of Fullerene/TiO2 by Electron Irradiation.

Jong Min Kum 1 , Sung Oh Cho 1
1 Department of Nuclear and quantum engineering, KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Y9.23
Synthesis of Molybdenum Disulfide Coaxial Nanotubes as Anode Material for Lithium Ion Battery Application.

Go-Woon Lee 1 2 , Janes Jelenc 3 , Soon Chang Lee 2 , Jung Min Kim 2 , Sang Moon Lee 2 , HoSeok Park 4 , Yun Suk Huh 2 , Maja Remskar 3 , Hae Jin Kim 1 2
1 , Graduate School of Analytical Science and Technology, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 , Korea Basic Science Institute, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 3 , Josef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana Slovenia, 4 , Kyung Hee University, Gyeonggi-do Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Y9.24
Charge-Discharge Property of LiFePO4 in the Middle-Temperature Region below 150°C.

Tomochika Kurita 1 2 , Makoto Yaegashi 2 , Shin-ichi Nishimura 2 , Tsutomu Tanaka 1 , Takuya Uzumaki 1 , Atsuo Yamada 2
1 , Fujitsu Laboratories, Ltd., Atsugi-shi, Kanagawa, Japan, 2 Department of Chemical System Engineering, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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9:00 PM - Y9.26
Minimization of Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Higher Manganese Silicide: A Microstructural Approach.

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-CNRA, Bordeaux France

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9:00 PM - Y9.27
Enhanced Electromechanical Responses of P(VDF-CTFE)/PMMA Actuators.

Yang Liu 1 , Ran Zhao 1 , Junhong Lin 2 , Gokhan Hatipoglu 1 , Minren Lin 2 , Qiming Zhang 1 2
1 Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - Y9.3
Synthesis and Characterization of a New Energetic Plasticizer: Bis(2,2-dinitropropyl Ethylene) Formal.

Yun Chen 1 , Mingyang Ma 1 , Jin Seuk Kim 2 , Younghwan Kwon 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Daegu University, Gyeongsan, Gyeongbuk, Korea (the Republic of), 2 , ADD, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Y9.4
Synthesis and Characterization of a Reactive Energetic Plasticizer with Clickable Functionality in Polyurethane Binders.

Yan Xu 1 , Ho-Joong Kim 1 , Jin Seuk Kim 2 , Younghwan Kwon 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Daegu University, Gyeongsan, Gyeongbuk, Korea (the Republic of), 2 , ADD, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Y9.5
Direct-Write Assembly of Micro-Energetic Materials.

David Kolesky 1 , Eric Duoss 2 , Kyle Sullivan 2 , Cheng Zhu 2 , Joshua Kuntz 2 , Doug Tanaka 1 , Christopher Spadaccini 2 , Jennifer Lewis 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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9:00 PM - Y9.6
First Principles Studies of Oxygen Transfer at Buried Metal/Metal Oxide Interfaces: Implications for the Performance of Energetic Nanolaminates

Carissa Goldstein 1 , Edward Mily 1 , Jon-Paul Maria 1 , Donald Brenner 1 , Douglas Irving 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, N.C. State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - Y9.7
Synthesis and Coating of Aluminum NanoCrystals.

Dan Kaplowitz 1 , Michael Zachariah 1
1 , University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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9:00 PM - Y9.8
Encapsulation of Perchlorate Salts within Metal Oxides for Application as Nano-Energetic Oxidizers.

ChunWei Wu 1 , Kyle Sullivan 1 , S. Chowdhury 1 , Guoqiang Jian 1 , Michael Zachariah 1
1 , University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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9:00 PM - Y9.9
Synthesis and Reactivity of Nano-Ag2O as an Oxidizer for High Yield Antimicrobial Energetic Systems.

Kyle Sullivan 1 , Nick Pickiel 1 , Michael Zachariah 1
1 , University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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2011-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

M. Riad Manaa Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Choong-Shik Yoo Washington State University
Evan J. Reed Stanford University
Michael S. Strano Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Y10: Thermal and Shock Processes
Session Chairs
Choong-Shik Yoo
Wednesday AM, November 30, 2011
Room 309 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - Y10.1
Phase Transformations in Semiconductor Nanocrystals under Intense Ultraviolet Excitation and Shockwave Compression.

Joshua Wittenberg 1 2 , Timothy Miller 1 , Maxwell Merkle 2 , Paul Alivisatos 2 , Aaron Lindenberg 1
1 , Stanford University, Oakland, California, United States, 2 , University of California, Berkeley, California, United States

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9:45 AM - Y10.2
Influence of Environmental Gas on Reaction Behavior and Phase Formation in Ti/2B Reactive Multilayer Foils.

Robert Reeves 1 , Alexander Tappan 1 , Joel McDonald 1 , Eric Jones, Jr. 1 , David Adams 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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10:00 AM - Y10.3
Non-Equilibrium Molecular Dynamics Studies of Interfacial Chemistry in Shocked Ni/Al Nanolaminates.

Jason Quenneville 1 , Timothy Germann 2 , Naresh Thadhani 3
1 , Spectral Sciences, Inc., Burlington, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 3 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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10:15 AM - Y10.4
Exothermic Reaction Characteristics of Ball Milled and Ultrasonic Consolidated Al/Ni Powder Compacts.

Claus Rebholz 1 2 , Anastasia Hadjiafxenti 1 2 , Ibrahim Gunduz 1 2 , Panos Epaminonda 1 , Dinc Erdeniz 2 , Theodora Kyratsi 1 , Teiichi Ando 2 , Charalabos Doumanidis 1
1 Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia Cyprus, 2 Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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10:30 AM - Y10.5
Air-Stable Reactive Metal Nanopowders from In Situ Sonochemical Decomposition of Group 4 Tetrahydroaluminates and Borohydrides.

Albert Epshteyn 1 , Andrew Purdy 1 , Peter Johnsen 2 , Joel Miller 1
1 , Naval Research Laboratory/SSD, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 NRL/SEAP , US Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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10:45 AM - *
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Y11: Energetic Formulations and Applications
Session Chairs
Riad Manaa
Wednesday AM, November 30, 2011
Room 309 (Hynes)

11:15 AM - Y11.1
Electrophoretic Deposition of Binary Energetic Thermites.

Kyle Sullivan 1 , Marcus Worsley 1 , Joshua Kuntz 1 , Alex Gash 1
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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11:30 AM - Y11.2
Boride-Based Materials for Energetic Applications.

Michael Whittaker 1 , Jesse Sabatini 3 , Paul Anderson 3 , Raymond Cutler 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 3 , US Army RDECOM-ARDEC, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, United States, 2 , Ceramatec Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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11:45 AM - Y11.3
Galvanic Etching to Realize on-Chip Nanoporous Silicon Energetic Composites.

Collin Becker 1 , Luke Currano 1 , Wayne Churaman 1 , Christopher Morris 1 , Conrad Stoldt 2
1 , U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, Maryland, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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12:00 PM - Y11.4
Nitrocellulose and BKNO3 Based Igniters for Gun Systems.

Eugene Rozumov 1 , Thelma Manning 1 , Joseph Laquidara 1 , Kimberly Chung 1 , Duncan Park 1 , Viral Panchal 1
1 , Armament Research Development Engineering Center, Picatinny, New Jersey, United States

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12:15 PM - Y11.5
Reinforcement of Triazole-Cured Binders with Carbon Nanotubes.

Joshua Carter 1 , Anna Merritt 1 , Brandon Ferguson 1 , Tara Cross 1
1 Synthesis and Formulations, NAWCWD, China Lake, California, United States

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12:30 PM - Y11.6
Self-Sustained Oxidation of Al/Zr Multilayers.

Howie Joress 1 , Sara Barron 1 , Natan Aronhime 1 , Kenneth J. Livi 2 , Timothy Weihs 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2 HRAEM Facility of the Integrated Imaging Center, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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12:45 PM - Y11.7
Investigating and Comparing the Thermal Behavior of Three Types of Polyethylene/Paraffin Blends for Form-Stable Phase Change Materials.

Fang Chen 1 , Michael Wolcott 1
1 , WSU, Pullman, Washington, United States

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