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2007 MRS Spring Meeting Logo2007 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit


April 9-13, 2007
| San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Timothy J. Bunning, Harold Y. Hwang, Debra Kaiser, Jennifer A. Lewis

Symposium EE : Applications of Nanotubes and Nanowires

2007-04-09   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Wei Zhao University of Arkansas
Pehr E. Pehrsson Naval Research Laboratory
Stephen K. Doorn Los Alamos National Laboratory
Jie Liu Duke University
Phaedon Avouris IBM T. J. Watson Research Center

Symposium Support

Army Research Office
EE1/DD1: Joint Session: Synthesis of Nanotubes and Nanowires
Session Chairs
Jie Liu
Monday PM, April 09, 2007
Room 2001 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - EE1.1/DD1.1
Controlling Growth of Carbon Nanotubes for Devices

John Robertson 1 , Stephan Hofmann 1 , Mirco Cantoro 1 , Guofang Zhong 1
1 Engineering, Cambridge University, Cambridge United Kingdom

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9:15 AM - EE1.2/DD1.2
Combinatorial Control of Catalysts for Carbon Nanotube Growth: From Sparse Networks for Transparent Electrodes to Dense Forests for Mass Production

Suguru Noda 1 , Hisashi Sugime 1 , Kei Hasegawa 1 , Ryuhei Itoh 1 , Shingo Morokuma 1 , Kazunori Kakehi 1 , Toshio Osawa 1 , Shigeo Maruyama 2 , Yukio Yamaguchi 1
1 Department of Chemical System Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan, 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan

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9:30 AM - EE1.3/DD1.3
Dependence of Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Length and Growth Rate upon Temperature in the Growth of CNT by Metal-catalyzed Chemical Vapor Deposition.

Michael Bronikowski 1
1 Jet Propulsion Laboratory , California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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9:45 AM - EE1.4/DD1.4
Control of Catalyst Nanoparticles for Selective CVD Growth of Carbon Nanotubes.

Yunyu Wang 1 , Bin Li 1 , Zhiquan Luo 1 , Li Shi 2 , Zhen Yao 3 , Eugene Bryan 4 , Robert Nemanich 5 , Paul Ho 1 2
1 Microelectronics Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States, 2 The Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States, 3 The Department of Physics, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States, 4 The Department of Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 5 The Department of Physics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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10:00 AM - EE1.5/DD1.5
Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Aligned Carbon Nanotubes on Sapphire and Quartz Substrates

Lewis Gomez 1 , Bo Lei 2 , Koungmin Ryu 2 , Alexander Badmaev 2 , Xiaolei Liu 2 , Steve Cronin 2 , Chongwu Zhou 2
1 Chemistry, USC, Los Angeles, California, United States, 2 Electrophysics, USC, Los Angeles, California, United States

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10:15 AM - EE1.6/DD1.6
Influence of Hydrogen Level During the Growth Process on the Properties of Single-wall Carbon Nanotubes.

Alexandru Biris 1 2 , Alexandru Biris 3 , Dan Lupu 3 , Zhongrui Li 2 , Enkeleda Dervishi 1 2 , Viney Saini 1 2
1 Applied Science , University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 2 Nanotechnology Center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 3 , National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies, Cluj Napoca Romania

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10:30 AM - EE1.7/DD1.7
High Yield Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Synthesis in Supercritical Fluids

Danielle Smith 1 , Doh Lee 1 , Brian Korgel 1
1 Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

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10:45 AM - **EE1.8/DD1.8
Synthesis and Applications of Classes of Non-carbonaceous Nanostructures.

Stanislaus Wong 1 2
1 Department of Chemistry, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 2 Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Sciences Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States

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11:15 AM - EE1/DD1: Synt
Break

11:30 AM - **EE1.9/DD1.9
Nanowires and Nanotubes Synthesized in Solution: Their Chemistry, Twins and Branching.

Brian Korgel 1
1 Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

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12:00 PM - EE1.10/DD1.10
Alternative Catalysts For Si-Technology Compatible Growth Of Si Nanowires.

Francesca Iacopi 1 , Philippe Vereecken 1 , Nele Moelans 2 , Bart Blanpain 2 , Hefin Griffiths 3
1 , IMEC, Leuven Belgium, 2 MTM, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven Belgium, 3 , Oxford Instruments, Bristol United Kingdom

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12:15 PM - EE1.11/DD1.11
Plasma-stimulated Control of Silicon Nanowire Nucleation, Orientation and Growth Kinetics.

Pavan Reddy Aella 1 4 , W. Petuskey 1 4 , S. Picraux 2 3 4
1 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 4 Science and Engineering of Materials Graduate Program, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 2 Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 3 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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12:30 PM - EE1.12/DD1.12
Quantitative Determination of the Nucleation Kinetics of Si Nanowires.grown on Si3N4 substrates by the VLS mechanism

Bong-Joong Kim 1 , Suneel Kodambaka 2 , Mark Reuter 2 , Kathy Reuter 2 , Eric Stach 1 , Frances Ross 2
1 Eric Stach, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 2 , IBM Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, United States

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12:45 PM - EE1.13/DD1.13
Self-assembled Tm Silicide Nanowires on Si(001) Studied by STM and TEM.

Jiaming Zhang 1 , M. Crimp 1 , Yan Cui 2 , J. Nogami 2
1 Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Michigan State University, East lansing, Michigan, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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EE2/DD3: Joint Session: Synthesis of Nanotubes and Nanowires II
Session Chairs
Jie Liu
Monday PM, April 09, 2007
Room 2001 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - EE2.1/DD3.1
Growth of SiC Nanowires in Different Directions on Sapphire Substrates

Qingkai Yu 1 , Shin-Shem Pei 1 , Jian Shi 2 , Hao Li 2
1 , Univ of Houston , Houston, Texas, United States, 2 , University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States

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2:45 PM - EE2.2/DD3.2
Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Germanium Nanowire Nucleation and Growth

Hemant Adhikari 1 , Paul McIntyre 1 , Christopher Chidsey 2 , Ann Marshall 3
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Chemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 3 Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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3:00 PM - EE2.3/DD3.3
Vapor-liquid-solid Growth of Ge Nanowires at Temperatures Below the Eutectic Temperature.

Suneel Kodambaka 1 2 , Jerry Tersoff 1 , Kathleen Reuter 1 , Frances Ross 1
1 Physical Sciences, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States

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3:15 PM - EE2.4/DD3.4
Growth of Boron Nanowires by Chemical Vapor Deposition

Li Guo 1 , Raj Singh 1
1 Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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3:30 PM - EE2.5/DD3.5
Plasmon-assisted Local Growth of Individual Semiconductor Nanowires

Linyou Cao 1 2 , David Barsic 1 2 , Alex Guichard 1 2 , Mark Brongersma 1 2
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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3:45 PM - EE2.6/DD3.6
Growth Direction Control in Zinc Oxide Nanowires

Husnu Unalan 1 , Pritesh Hiralal 1 , Yang Yang 1 , Tim Butler 1 , Nalin Rupesinghe 1 , Ken Teo 1 , Gehan Amaratunga 1
1 Electrical Engineering Division, Engineering Dept., University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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4:00 PM - EE2/DD3: Synt
Break

4:15 PM - EE2.7/DD3.7
Synthesis and Photoluminescence Properties of Ultrathin Alumina-coated ZnO Nanotubes Grown on Si Wafer.

Chi-Sheng Hsiao 1 , San-Yuan Chen 1 , Wan-Lin Kuo 1
1 Department of materials science and engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu Taiwan

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4:30 PM - EE2.8/DD3.8
Formation and Applications of Biphasic GaN Nanowires as a Function of Growth Parameters.

Kaylee McElroy 1 , Benjamin Jacobs 1 , Andrew Baczewski 1 , Virginia Ayres 1 , Joshua Halpern 2 , Mao He 2 , Mihail Petkov 3 , Martin Crimp 1 , Harry Shaw 4
1 College of Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, Howard University, Washington D. C., District of Columbia, United States, 3 , NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, United States, 4 , NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, United States

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4:45 PM - EE2.9/DD3.9
Single-Crystalline Nanotubes of II3-V2 Semiconductors.

Guozhen Shen 1 , Yoshio Bando 1 , Dmitri Golberg 1
1 Nanoscale Materials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba Japan

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5:00 PM - EE2.10/DD3.10
PLD Synthesis of Aligned Fe3O4 and ε-Fe2O3 Nanowires and Nanobelts.

Jenny Morber 1 , Yong Ding 1 , Michael Haluska 1 , Yang Li 2 , J. Liu 2 , Zhong Wang 1 , Robert Snyder 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 2 Physics, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, United States

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5:15 PM - EE2.11/DD3.11
Pulsed-Potential Regimes for the Electrodeposition of Bismuth Telluride Nanowires in Porous Alumina.

Lynn Trahey 1 , Catherine Becker 1 , Jeff Sharp 2 , Angelica Stacy 1
1 Chemistry, University of CA, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 , Marlow Industries, Inc., a Subsidiary of II-VI Incorporated, Dallas, Texas, United States

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5:30 PM - EE2.12/DD3.12
Microwave-assisted Rapid Synthesis of Silver Nanowires.

Linfeng Gou 1 , Jeffery Zaleski 1
1 , Indiana University , Bloomington, Indiana, United States

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5:45 PM - EE2.13/DD3.13
Multicolor Nanolasers from Individual Multi-quantum Well Nanowire Heterostructures.

Fang Qian 1 , Yat Li 1 , Silvija Gradecak 1 , Hong-Gyu Park 1 , Yong Ding 2 , Zhong Lin Wang 2 , Charles Lieber 1
1 Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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2007-04-10   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Wei Zhao University of Arkansas
Pehr E. Pehrsson Naval Research Laboratory
Stephen K. Doorn Los Alamos National Laboratory
Jie Liu Duke University
Phaedon Avouris IBM T. J. Watson Research Center

Symposium Support

Army Research Office
EE3: Functionalization, Charge Transfer and Redox of Nanotubes and Nanowires
Session Chairs
Stephen Doorn
Wei Zhao
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2007
Room 2016 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - **EE3.1
Chemistry and Applications of Carbon Nanostructures

Robert Haddon 1
1 , University of California, Riverside, California, United States

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9:30 AM - EE3.2
A Study of Nanotubes Dispersion Mechanism by Gold-Labeled Protein Molecules

Oren Regev 1 , Pola Goldberg 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva Israel

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9:45 AM - **EE3.3
Chirality-Resolved Separation and Chemistry of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes.

Ming Zheng 1
1 , DuPont Central Research and Devleopment, Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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10:15 AM - EE3.4
Chirality Dependent Aggregation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Sandip Niyogi 1 , Sofiane Boukhalfa 1 , Satishkumar Chikkannanavar 1 , Stephen Doorn 1
1 C-CSE, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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10:30 AM - **EE3.5
Surfactant-templated Assembly of Carbon Nanotube in Multi-functional Nanoconjugates.

Dan Wang 1 , Ru Zhang 2 , Maureen Heines 1 , Liwei Chen 1
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States, 2 Physics and Astronomy, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States

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11:00 AM - EE3: Redox
Break

11:15 AM - **EE3.6
Separation and (n,m)-Abundance Evaluation of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes

Fotios Papadimitrakopoulos 1
1 Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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11:45 AM - EE3.7
Using DNA's Molecular Biology Tools for Carbon Nanotube Purification and Assembly

Jennifer Cha 1 , Christine Micheel 1 , Bob Shelby 1 , Donald Bethune 1 , Marcus Freitag 2
1 , IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, United States, 2 , IBM T.J. Watson, Yorktown Heights, New York, United States

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12:00 PM - **EE3.8
Controlling the Properties of Carbon Nanotubes Through Noncovalent Functionalization with Designed Peptide Systems.

Gregg Dieckmann 1 2 , Eric Becraft 1 , Ray Baughman 1 2 , Alan Dalton 3 , Rockford Draper 1 2 4 , Inga Musselman 1 2 , Paul Pantano 1 2
1 Chemistry Department, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, United States, 2 The NanoTech Institute, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, United States, 3 Department of Physics, The University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom, 4 Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, United States

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12:30 PM - EE3.9
Ion Exclusion in the Surface-modified Carbon Nanotube Membranes.

Hyung Gyu Park 1 2 , Jason Holt 2 , Greg Klunder 2 , Costas Grigoropoulos 1 , Aleksandr Noy 2 , Olgica Bakajin 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Chemistry, Materials and Life Sciences, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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12:45 PM - EE3.10
Patterned Growth of Organic Semiconducting Single Crystals on Carbon Nanotube Templates.

Shuhong Liu 1 , Alejandro Briseno 1 , Stefan Mannsfeld 1 , Wei You 1 , Jason Locklin 1 , Zhenan Bao 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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EE4: Spectroscopic Properties and Medical and Clinical Applications of Nanotubes and Nanowires
Session Chairs
Phaedon Avouris
Stephen Doorn
Wei Zhao
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2007
Room 2016 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **EE4.1
On-Wire Lithography

Chad Mirkin 1 , Matthew Banholzer 1
1 , Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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3:00 PM - EE4.2
The Structure and Transport of Water and Hydrated Ions Within Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes.

Jason Holt 1 , Jason Giuliani 1 , Julie Herberg 1 , Samuel Webb 2 , Apurva Mehta 2
1 Chemistry Materials and Life Sciences Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 2 , Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, United States

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3:15 PM - **EE4.3
Near-infrared Fluorescence Studies of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

R. Bruce Weisman 1
1 Department of Chemistry, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States

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3:45 PM - EE4.4
Direct Measurement of the Fluorescence Quantum Yield for Individual Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Todd Krauss 1 , Lisa Carlson 1
1 Chemistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States

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4:00 PM - EE4: Spec
Break

4:15 PM - **EE4.5
Nanorod and Nanowire Optical Properties.

Alexander Efros 1
1 Center for Computational Materials Science, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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4:45 PM - EE4.6
The Temperature Dependence of Excitonic Decay in Single-wall Carbon Nanotubes.

Michael Heben 1 , Wyatt Metzger 1 , Timothy McDonald 1 2 , Chaiwat Engtrakul 1 , Jeffrey Blackburn 1 , Gregory Scholes 3 , Garry Rumbles 1
1 Basic Science, National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 Department of Applied Physics, National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, Colorado, United States, 3 Centre for Quantum Information and Quantum Control, and Institute for Optical Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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5:00 PM - **EE4.7
Hollow Gold Nanoshells and Nanotubes: Interesting Optical Properties and SERS applications

Jin Zhang 1 , Adam Schwartzberg 1 2 , Tammy Olson 1 2 , Chad Talley 2
1 Chemistry, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States, 2 , LLNL, Livermore, California, United States

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5:30 PM - EE4.8
Absolute potential of the Fermi level of single-walled carbon nanotubes via hydrogenase charge-transfer complex formation

Timothy McDonald 1 2 , Drazenka Svedruzic 1 , Jeffrey Blackburn 1 , Paul King 1 , Michael Heben 1
1 Basic Science, National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 Department of Applied Physics, Columbia Unviersity, New York, New York, United States

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5:45 PM - EE4.9
Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Scaffolds Promote Stem Cell Differentiation into Bone Forming Cells.

Xiaomin Tu 1 , Charles Skinner 2 , Xiao-Dong Chen 2 , Wei Zhao 1
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 2 Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Center for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

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EE5: Poster Session: Synthesis
Session Chairs
Phaedon Avouris
Stephen Doorn
Jie Liu
Pehr Pehrsson
Wei Zhao
Wednesday AM, April 11, 2007
Salon Level (Marriott)

9:00 PM - EE5.1
Growth of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes Investigated by In-situ Mass Spectroscopy.

SeongMin Kim 1 , Kenneth B.K. Teo 1 , Aun Shih Teh 1 , Yan Zhang 1 , Martin Bell 1 , Mark Mann 1 , Bill Milne 1 , Seungbek Lee 2
1 Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 Division of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - EE5.10
Direct Growth of Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes on Sharp Tips for Electron Microscopy

Mark Mann 1 , Ken Teo 1 , Bill Milne 1
1 Engineering, Cambridge University, Cambridge , Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - EE5.11
Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotube Synthesis, Characterization, and Utilization.

Roberta DiLeo 1 , Brian Landi 1 , Seth Hubbard 1 , Ryne Raffaelle 1
1 Physics, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - EE5.12
Investigation on Site Density of Carbon Nanotube Forests

Zhengchun Liu 1 , Sang-Hwui Lee 1 , Navdeep Bajwa 2 , Lijie Ci 2 , Swastik Kar 2 , Pulickel Ajayan 2 , James Lu 1
1 Center for Integrated Electronics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - EE5.14
Combined Experimental and Theoretical Investigation on Synthesis of Massively Aligned Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Koungmin Ryu 1 , Alexander Badmaev 1 , Xiaolei Liu 1 , Bo Lei 1 , Lewis Arco 1 , Chongwu Zhou 1
1 Electrical Engineering, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States

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9:00 PM - EE5.15
Growth of Aligned Carbon Nanotube Films with Self-Assembled Conical Tips by Control of Catalyst Preparation

Mineo Hiramatsu 1 , Masaru Hori 2
1 Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Meijo University, Nagoya Japan, 2 Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan

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