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2008 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

March 24-28, 2008 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Jeffrey C. Gelpey, Robert J. Hamers, Paul Muralt, Christine A. Orme

Symposium I : Synthesis and Metrology of Nanoscale Oxides and Thin Films

2008-03-25   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Valentin Craciun University of Florida
Dhananjay Kumar North Carolina A&T State University
Stephen J. Pennycook Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Kaushal K. Singh Applied Materials, Inc.
I1: Nanostructures and Thin Films: Magnetic and Electrical Properties
Session Chairs
Valentin Craciun
Dhananjay Kumar
Tuesday PM, March 25, 2008
Room 2001 (Moscone West)

9:15 AM - I1.1
Modulation of the Magnetic Anisotropy of Magnetite in Fe3O4/BaTiO3(100) Epitaxial Structures.

Carlos Vaz 1 2 , Jason Hoffman 1 2 , Agham-Bayan Posadas 1 2 , Charles Ahn 1 2
1 Applied Physics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 2 Center for Research on Interface Structures and Phenomena, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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9:30 AM - I1.2
Selective Adsorption of Organosilanes along One-dimensional Si Oxides at Step Edges of Si(111) Surfaces.

Akina Yoshimatsu 1 , Takushi Shigetoshi 1 , Junichi Uchikoshi 1 , Mizuho Morita 1 , Kenta Arima 1
1 Department of Precision Science and Technology, Osaka University , Suita, Osaka, Japan

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9:45 AM - I1.3
Electronic Structural Properties of SrRuO3 Ultrathin Films on SrTiO3 Substrates.

Young Jun Chang 1 , Soo-hyon Phark 1 , Tae W. Noh 1
1 ReCOE, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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10:00 AM - **I1.4
Nanowire-Based Multiferroic Oxide Heterostructures

Arunava Gupta 1
1 MINT Center, Department of Chemistry, Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

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10:30 AM - I1.5
Polymer Template Directed Chemical Solution Synthesis of Single-Crystalline La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 Nanowires.

Narcis Mestres 1 , Adrian Carretero-Genevrier 1 , Teresa Puig 1 , Awatef Hassini 1 , Alberto Pomar 1 , Judith Oro 1 , Jaume Gazquez 1 , Felip Sandiumenge 1 , Xavier Obradors 1 , Etienne Ferain 2
1 Institut de Ciencia de Materials de Barcelona, CSIC, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC, Cerdanyola Spain, 2 , Université Catholique de Louvain UCL, Louvain la Neuve Belgium

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10:45 AM - I1:Nano1
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11:15 AM - I1.6
Spontaneous Outcropping of Self-assembled (Sr,La)Ox Nanodots in Ferromagnetic La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 Films Derived from Chemical Solutions.

Cesar Moreno 1 , Patricia Abellan 1 , Awatef Hassini 1 , Angel Perez del Pino 1 , Felip Sandiumenge 1 , Jose Santiso 1 , Teresa Puig 1 , Xavier Obradors 1
1 , ICMAB-CSIC, Bellaterra, Catalonia, Spain

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11:30 AM - I1.7
Ferroelectric Field Effect Tuning of the Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Colossal Magnetoresistive Oxides.

Jason Hoffman 1 2 , Hajo Molegraaf 3 , Xia Hong 1 4 , Jean-Marc Triscone 3 , Charles Ahn 1 2
1 Applied Physics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 2 Center for Research on Interface Structures and Phenomenon, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 3 DPMC, Université de Genève, Geneva Switzerland, 4 Physics, Penn State Universtiy, State College, Pennsylvania, United States

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11:45 AM - I1.8
Tuning Electronic Transport of Thin-film Pervoskites with Strain: The Role of Anisotropy.

Franklin Wong 1 , Virat Mehta 1 , Seung-Hyub Baek 2 , Rajesh Chopdekar 1 3 , Chang-Beom Eom 2 , Yuri Suzuki 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Univeristy of Wisconsin, Madision, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 3 Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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12:00 PM - **I1.9
Magnetic Coupling at Epitaxial Manganite-Bismuth Ferrite Interfaces Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy.

Ramamoorthy Ramesh 1
1 Department of Materials Science & Engineering and Department of Physics, University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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12:30 PM - I1.10
Control of the Early Stacking Sequence in Oxide Heterostructures on SrTiO3(001).

Romain Bachelet 1 , Federico Valle 1 , Jose Santiso 2 , Ingrid Infante 1 , Franco Rigato 1 , Nico Dix 1 , Florencio Sanchez 1 , Josep Fontcuberta 1
1 , ICMAB-CSIC, Barcelona Spain, 2 , Centro de Investigación Nanociencia y Nanotecnología, Barcelona Spain

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12:45 PM - I1.11
Interface-charge-coupled Ferroelectric Hysteresis Resistance Switching in Pt-ZnO-BaTiO3-Pt Heterojunctions: A Physical Model Approach.

Venkata Voora 1 , Tino Hofmann 1 , Mathias Schubert 1 , Matthias Brandt 2 , Nurdin Ashkenov 2 , Lorenz Michael 2 , Grundmann Marius 2
1 Department of Electrical Engineeringand, and Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 2 Institut für Experimentelle Physik II, Universität Leipzig, Leipzig Germany

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I3: Poster Session: Nanostructures and Thin Films: Electric, Magnetic and Ferroelectric Properties
Session Chairs
Ionela Vrejoiu
Wednesday AM, March 26, 2008
Salon Level (Marriott)

9:00 PM - I3.10
Size Effect on Phase Transitions in Strained Ultrathin BaTiO3 Films Studied by Ultraviolet Raman Spectroscopy.

Dmitri Tenne 1 , Paul Turner 1 , Jonathan Schmidt 1 , Arsen Soukiassian 2 , Michael Biegalski 2 3 , Xiaoxing Xi 2 , Susan Trolier-McKinstry 2 , Darrell Schlom 2
1 Physics, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, United States, 2 , Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge , Tennessee, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.11
Optical Detection of SiN Stress Layer Induced Carrier Mobility Enhancement in Silicon.

Frank Wirbeleit 1 , Victoria Pedrero 2 , Dominik Thron 1 , Rolf Stephan 1 , Udo Schalke 2
1 , Advanced Micro Devices, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany, 2 Darmstadt University of Technology, Institute for Semiconductor Technology, D-64289 Darmstadt Germany

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9:00 PM - I3.13
Photo-induced Deposition of Nanostructured Thin Films by UV-exposure of Heteroleptic Ti-alkoxide Solutions.

J. David Musgraves 1 , Barrett Potter 1 , Timothy Boyle 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States, 2 Advanced Materials Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.14
Effect of Doping Molecular Monolayers on Charge Transport Through Si / Organic Monolayers / Metal Junctions.

Oliver Seitz 1 , Ayelet Vilan 2 , Hagay Cohen 2 , Antoine Kahn 3 , David Cahen 2
1 Chemistry and Chemical Biology Dept., Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 2 Materials and Interfaces Dept., Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot Israel, 3 Electrical Engineering Dept., Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.15
Ab initio Thermodynamics of Oxygen Defective Rutile: The Magneli Phases.

Leandro Liborio 1 , Nicholas Harrison 1 2
1 Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, London United Kingdom, 2 , CLRC, Daresbury Laboratory, Daresbury, Warrington, United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - I3.16
Accumulation and Dissipation of Oxygen Vacancies on Oxide Surface using Atomic Force Microscopy.

Wonyoung Lee 1 , Minhwan Lee 1 , Young-Beom Kim 1 , Fritz Prinz 1 2
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Department of Materials and Science Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.17
In situ X-ray Studies of La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 Thin Films at Elevated Temperature and Oxygen Partial Pressure.

Tim Fister 1 , Jeff Eastman 1 , Dillon Fong 1 , Peter Baldo 1 , Matthew Highland 1 , Paul Salvador 2 , Kavaipatti Balasubramaniam 2 , Joanna Meador 2 , Paul Fuoss 1
1 Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.18
Microstructural Investigations of Hafnium Aluminum Oxide Films.

Doina Craciun 1 , Gabriel Socol 1 , Emanuel Axente 1 , Aurelian-Catalin Galca 3 , Valentin Craciun 1 2
1 Laser, National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Bucharest-Magurele Romania, 3 , National Institute of Materials Physics, Bucharest-Magurele Romania, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.19
Thermal Stability of Epitaxial SrTiO3 Thin Films on Si (001).

Grace Yong 1 , Rajeswari Kolagani 1 , Sanjay Adhikari 1 , William Vanderlinde 2 , Lourdes Salamanca-Riba 3 , Yong Liang 4 , Stephan Friedrich 5
1 Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences, Towson University, Towson, Maryland, United States, 2 , Laboratory for Physical Sciences, College Park, Maryland, United States, 3 Materials and Nuclear Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States, 4 Physical Science Research Labs, Motorola Labs, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 5 Advanced Detector Group, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore, California, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.2
Synthesis and Properties of Magnetic Particle/Organic Hybrid.

Koichiro Hayashi 1 , Makoto Moriya 1 , Wataru Sakamoto 1 , Toshinobu Yogo 1
1 EcoTopia Science Institute, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

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9:00 PM - I3.21
Study of the Stress Behaviour with Temperature in Oxygen Ions Conductors.

Samuel Rey-Mermet 1 , Paul Muralt 1
1 Ceramics laboratory, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL, Lausanne Switzerland

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9:00 PM - I3.22
Effect of the Surface Structure of Thin Layers on Their Reactivity.

Fedor Dultsev 1
1 , Institute of Semiconductor Physics SB RAS,, Novosibirsk Russian Federation

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9:00 PM - I3.24
Room Temperature Ferromagnetism in Co and Ni Incorporated Rf-Sputtered TiO2 Thin Films

Nitin Malik 1 , Nikhil Kumar 1 , Kanwal Bhatti 1 , Sujeet Chaudhary 1
1 Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi India

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9:00 PM - I3.25
MeV Si ions Bombardment Effects on the Properties of Nano-layers of SiO2/SiO2+Ag.

Sadik Guner 1 2 , Satilmis Budak 3 , Claudiu Muntele 1 , Cydale Smith 4 , Daryush Ila 1
1 Department of Physics, Center for Irradiation of Materials, Alabama A&M University, Normal, 35762, Alabama, United States, 2 Department of Physics, Fatih University, 34500, Büyükçekmece / Istanbul Turkey, 3 Department of Electrical Engineering, Alabama A&M University, , Normal, 35762, Alabama, United States, 4 NASA-MSFC , MSFC, 35801, Alabama, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.26
Plasma and Photochemically Assisted Growth of Chromium Oxide Films by Chemical Vapor Deposition.

Jinwen Wang 1 2 , Arunava Gupta 2 1 , Tonya Klein 1 2
1 Chemical & Biological Department, Unversity of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, 2 Center for Materials for Information Technology, Unversity of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.27
Cation Site Occupancy and Valence in Non-Equilibrium Spinel Oxide Thin Films.

Brittany Nelson-Cheeseman 1 , Rajesh Chopdekar 2 1 , Michael Toney 3 , Elke Arenholz 4 , Yuri Suzuki 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of California - Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 School of Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 3 Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Menlo Park, California, United States, 4 Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.29
The Anisotropy Induced by Magnetic Alignment on Ni-Zn Ferrite Thick Films.

Ming Da Yang 1 , Mean Jue Tung 1 , Shi Yuan Tong 1
1 , Industrial Technology Research Institute, Hsinchu, Taiwan Taiwan

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9:00 PM - I3.3
A Raman Scattering Investigation of the Magnetic and MI Transition in Rare Earth Nickelates.

Cecile Girardot 1 2 , Kreisel Jens 1 , Stephane Pignard 1
1 LMGP-Minatec, Grenoble Institute of Technology, Grenoble France, 2 , Schneider Electric, Grenoble France

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9:00 PM - I3.30
Gallium Oxide Tin Films Prepared by Hydrothermal Decomposition of Gallium Nitrate Ga(NO3)3 on Cleaved Surface of Layered InSe Single Crystals.

S. Drapak 1 , Z. Kovalyuk 1
1 , I.M. Frantsevich Institute of Materials Science Problems, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Chernivtsi Ukraine

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9:00 PM - I3.31
Nanopatterned Optical and Magnetic La0.6Ca0.4MnO3 Arrays: Synthesise, Fabrication, and Properties

Ming-Chung Wu 1 , Chih-Min Chuang 1 , Yu-Ching Huang 1 , Chin-Feng Lin 1 , Yang-Fang Chen 2 , Wei-Fang Su 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei Taiwan, 2 Department of Physics, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. , Taipei Taiwan

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9:00 PM - I3.32
Structure and Dynamics of the Water/amorphous Silica Interface.

Hui Zhang 1 , Ali Hassanali 1 , Yun Kyun Shin 1 , Sherwin Singer 1 , Chris Knight 1
1 Chemistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.34
Properties of Lead-free Ferroelectric Na1/2Bi1/2TiO3-BaTiO3 Thin Films Obtained by PLD and RF-PLD.

Nicu-Doinel Scarisoreanu 1 , Floriana Craciun 2 , Ruxandra Birjega 1 , Maria Dinescu 1
1 Lasers, NILPRP-Magurele, Bucharest Romania, 2 , CNR-Istituto dei Sistemi Complessi, Rome Italy

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9:00 PM - I3.35
Structural and Optical Properties of SrxBa1-xNb2O6 Thin Films Growth by PLD and RF-PLD.

Nicu-Doinel Scarisoreanu 1 , Ruxandra Birjega 1 , Maria Dinescu 1 , Dan Pantelica 2 , Cornel Ghica 3 , Leona Nistor 3
1 Lasers, NILPRP-Magurele, Bucharest Romania, 2 , HH - NIPNE, Bucharest Romania, 3 , NIMP, Bucharest Romania

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9:00 PM - I3.36
Investigation of Micro-structural Properties of BaTiO3 Thin Films by Pulsed Laser Deposition.

Kesava Yellareddy 1 , Jerome Wolfman 1 , Romain Bodeux 1 , Cecile Autret-Lambert 1 , Monique Gervais 1 , Francois Gervais 1
1 LEMA, UMR 6157 CNRS-CEA, University FR Tours, Tours France

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9:00 PM - I3.37
Influence of Strain on Phase Transitions in Short-period BaTiO3/SrTiO3 Ferroelectric Superlattices.

Jonathan Schmidt 1 , Paul Turner 1 , Dmitri Tenne 1 , Arsen Soukiassian 2 , Xiaoxing Xi 2 , Darrell Schlom 2 , Yulan Li 2 , Long-Qing Chen 2 , Ram Katiyar 3
1 Physics, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, United States, 2 , Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 , University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.38
Nanostructuration of SrRuO3 layers grown by Chemical Solution Deposition

Giannantonio Busato 1 , Susagna Ricart 1 , Teresa Puig 1 , Narcis Mestres 1 , Xavier Obradors 1
1 Institut de ciència de materials de Barcelona, ICMAB, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, CSIC, Bellaterra Spain

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9:00 PM - I3.39
CuO/CeO2 Nanocomposites: Synthesis and Reactivity with NOX.

Antonella Glisenti 1 , Marta Natile 1 , Alessandro Galenda 1 , Federico Scopel 1
1 Chemical Science, University of Padova, Padova Italy

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9:00 PM - I3.4
Oxidation of NiSi and Ni(Pt)Si: Molecular vs. Atomic Oxygen

Sudha Manandhar 1 , Brian Copp 2 , Chiranjeevi Valmala 2 , Jeffry Kelber 1 2
1 Chemistry, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.40
Atomic Layer Deposition of Tin Oxide Films: On the Out-diffusion of Oxygen at Elevated Temperatures.

Gomathi Natarajan 1 , David Cameron 1
1 , ASTRaL, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Mikkeli Finland

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9:00 PM - I3.42
Effect of microstructure on the Epitaxial FePt System.

Gopinath Trichy 1 , Jagdish Narayan 1
1 , North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.43
Photoconductivity in BiFeO3 Thin Films.

S. Basu 1 2 , L. Martin 1 2 , Y. Chu 1 2 , M. Gajek 1 2 , R. Rai 3 , X. Xu 3 , J. Musfeldt 3 , R. Ramesh 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Chemistry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.45
Photoinduced Effects in Annealed Bi1-xCaxMnO3 Thin Films

Vera Smolyaninova 1 , K. Karki 1 , Rajeswari Kolagani 1 , G. Yong 1 , R. Kennedy, 1 , K. DeMarchi 1
1 Dept. of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences, Towson University, Towson, Maryland, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.46
High Coercivity Co-ferrite Films with Columnar Structure by Sol-gel Method.

Yasuo Okazaki 1 , Shunji Yanase 1 , Shuichiro Hashi 1 , Hitoshi Ohashi 1
1 Engineering, Gifu University, Gifu Japan

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9:00 PM - I3.47
Structure Function Properties of Pd/PC Nanocomposites for Detection of Sulfur Species.

Divakara A Meka 1 , Valmikanathan Onbattuvelli 2 , Sunder Atre 2 , Shalini Prasad 1
1 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, United States, 2 Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.48
WITHDRAWN 02/21/08 The Dominant Ionization Processes in a RF Reactive Magnetron Plasma for Silicon Sub-oxide Deposition

Marites Violanda 1 , Frans Habraken 1 , Henrik Rudolph 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, Universiteit Utrecht, Utrecht Netherlands

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9:00 PM - I3.49
High Temperature Oxidation Protective Chromium-Based Coatings Prepared by IBAD and PACVD Methods.

Frantisek Cerny 1 , Jaroslav Pitter 2 , Rudolf Stefec 1 , Jan Gurovic 1 , Daniel Tischler 1 , Svatava Konvickova 1
1 , Czech Technical University, Prague Czech Republic, 2 , ATG, s.r.o., Prague Czech Republic

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9:00 PM - I3.5
Novel Methods for X-ray Reflectivity Analysis of Thin Films.

Jouni Tiilikainen 1 , Teppo Hakkarainen 1 , Harri Lipsanen 1
1 Micro and nanosciences laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo Finland

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9:00 PM - I3.50
Bonding Structure of Ultrathin Oxides on Si(110) Surface.

Yoshihisa Yamamoto 1 , Hideaki Togashi 1 , Atsushi Kato 1 , Maki Suemitsu 1 , Yuzuru Narita 2 , Akitaka Yoshigoe 3 , Yuden Teraoka 3
1 , Tohoku University, Sendai Japan, 2 , Kyushu Institute of Technology , Kitakyusyu Japan, 3 , Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Sayo-cho Japan

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9:00 PM - I3.52
Compositional Stresses, Diffusion, and Grain Boundary Effects in Large Grained and Nanocrystalline Ceria and Titania Films

Sunil Mandowara 1 , Sidharth Bhatia 1 , Janet Rankin 1 , Brian Sheldon 1
1 , Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.53
In situ Stress Measurements During Sintering of Pure and (Co, Li) Doped Cerium Gadolinium Oxide (CGO) Constrained Films to Understand Densification Mechanism.

Sunil Mandowara 1 , Jason Nicholas 2 , Lutgard De Jonghe 2 , Brian Sheldon 1
1 , Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering Department, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.54
Nanostructured CeO2 platforms for Resistive Oxygen Gas Sensing.

Shilpi Gupta 1 , Laxmikant V. Saraf 2 , Suntharampillai Thevuthasan 2 , Shalini Prasad 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Portland State University, Portland, Portland, Oregon, United States, 2 , Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.55
ALD-grown Titanium Dioxide Thin Films, their Structure and its Effect on their Photocatalytic Properties.

Marja-Leena Kaariainen 1 , Tommi Kaariainen 1 , David Cameron 1
1 , Lappeenranta University of Technology, Mikkeli Finland

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9:00 PM - I3.56
Polymer Assisted Deposition of Thin Films

T Mark McCleskey 1 , Eve Bauer 1 , Anthony Burell 1 , Menka Jain 2 , Quanxi Jia 2 , Hongmei Luo 2
1 Materials Chemistry, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.57
Perovskite Ferroelectric Thin films Grown by Polymer Assisted Deposition Technique.

Menka Jain 1 , Eve Bauer 1 , H. Yang 1 , A. Burrell 1 , T. McClesky 1 , R. DePaula 1 , Q. Jia 1 , H. Wang 2
1 Materials Physics and Applications Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.58
ALD of HfLaOx using tetrakis(ethylmethylamino)hafnium, tris(isopropylcyclopentadienyl)lanthanum and Ozone.

Rajesh Katamreddy 1 , Nathan Stafford 1 , Benjamin Feist 1
1 Delaware Research and Technology Center, American Air Liquide Inc., Newark, Delaware, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.59
A New Technique to Measure and Deliver Low Levels of Water Vapor into Atmospheric and Vacuum Processes.

Jeffrey Spiegelman 1 , Russell Holmes 1
1 , RASIRC, San Diego, California, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.6
Study of Coercivity-enhanced Ruthenium-doped La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 Thin Films for Pseudo Spin Valve Devices.

Yuk Kwan Chan 1 , Wang Fai Cheng 1 , Chi Wah Leung 1
1 Department of Applied Physics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong China

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9:00 PM - I3.60
Development and Study of Single-Chamber SOFCs with Extra Thin Nano-structured Electrolytes.

Zhigang Xu 1 , Dhananjay Kumar 1 , Jag Sankar 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.61
Preparation of PNZT Thin Films by Chemical Solution Deposition and Their Characterization.

Volkan Kayasu 1 , Macit Ozenbas 1
1 Materials Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey

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9:00 PM - I3.62
Transesterification Catalysts From Hydrotalcite-Like Precursors.

Gerald Macala 1 , Alexei Iretskii 2 , Mark White 3 , Peter Ford 1
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCSB, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, Lake Superior State University, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, United States, 3 School of Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.64
Quantitative Analysis of Fluorite to Perovskite Transformations in (Pb,La)(Zr,Ti)O3.

Chad Parish 1 , Geoff Brennecka 1 , Bruce Tuttle 1 , Luke Brewer 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering Center, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.65
Structural Evolution and Phase Transformations in La(Sr)-Cr(Mg,Ni)-O Thin Films.

Sergey Yarmolenko 1 , Kristofer Gordon 1 , Jag Sankar 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.66
Phase Stability of 10mol%Sc2O3-1mol%CeO2-ZrO2 Ceramics

Sergey Yarmolenko 1 , Svitlana Fialkova 1 , Devdas Pai 1 , Jag Sankar 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.67
Ag Bonding-Enabled LiNbO3 Layer Transfer

Kenneth Diest 1 2 , Melissa Archer 3 2 , Jennifer Dionne 2 , Young-Bae Park 2 , Matthew Czubakowski 2 , Harry Atwater 2 1
1 Materials Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States, 2 Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States, 3 Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.69
Galvanic Deposition of Pt on Si: Fundamentals and Applications.

Marta Cerruti 1 , Gail Hernandez 1 , Carlo Carraro 1 , Roya Maboudian 1
1 Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.72
Nanostructured Tin Oxide Films for Gas Sensing Applications

Piao Liu 1 , Vijay Singh 1 , Suresh Rajaputra 1
1 electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.8
Synthesis and Characterization of CuCr2O4 Thin Films for Spin-Based Devices.

Jodi Iwata 1 , Rajesh Chopdekar 2 1 , Virat Mehta 1 , Brittany Nelson-Cheeseman 1 , Franklin Wong 1 , Joanna Bettinger 1 , Marco Liberati 1 , Elke Arenholz 3 , Yuri Suzuki 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Applied Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 3 Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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9:00 PM - I3.9
Synthesis of Ultra-Dense Highly Crystalline Y-doped BaZrO3 Films by Pulsed Laser Deposition Technique

Michael Sygnatowicz 1 , Ashutosh Tiwari 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, university of utah, Saltlake city, Utah, United States

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9:00 PM - I3:Elmag
I3.1 Transferred to I9.3

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2008-03-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Valentin Craciun University of Florida
Dhananjay Kumar North Carolina A&T State University
Stephen J. Pennycook Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Kaushal K. Singh Applied Materials, Inc.
I7: ZnO Nanoparticles and Thin Films
Session Chairs
Monica Katiyar
Thursday AM, March 27, 2008
Room 2001 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - I7.1
Synthesis of ZnO Nanoparticles Using a Modified Vapor Phase Transport Process

Tarek Trad 1 , Curtis Taylor 1 , Kyle Donley 1 , David Look 3 , Kurt Eyink 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States, 3 Semiconductor Research Center, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 2 U.S. Airforce Research Lab, United States Air Force, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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9:15 AM - I7.2
Solubility and Secondary Phase Segregation Relationship for Favorable Vs Unfavorable Dopants in Oriented/Epitaxial ZnO Films Grown by MOCVD

Laxmikant Saraf 1 , W. Hlaing Oo 2 , Z. Zhu 1 , C. Wang 1 , M. Engelhard 1 , D. Baer 1 , M. McCluskey 2
1 Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States, 2 Department of Physics , Washington State University , Pullman, Washington, United States

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9:30 AM - I7.3
Magnetization Behavior in Nickel Incorporated Nanocrystalline ZnO.

Dinesh Pandya 1 , Ajay Shankar 1 , Sayoji Goli 1 , Kanwal Bhatti 1 , Nivedita Ghosh 1 , Sujeet Chaudhary 1
1 Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi India

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9:45 AM - I7.4
Fabrication of Thin Film Transistors with Zinc Oxide Channel Layer at Low Temperatures by High Rate Sputtering.

Paul Beecher 1 , Steven Wakeham 2 , Michael Thwaites 2 , Mary Vickers 3 , Caterina Ducati 3 , Stuart Speakman 1 , John Robertson 1 , William Milne 1 , Andrew Flewitt 1
1 Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 , Plasma Quest Limited, Hook United Kingdom, 3 Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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10:00 AM - **I7.5
Is Transition Metal incorporated ZnO an Intrinsic Ferromagnetic Semiconductor?

Sujeet Chaudhary 1 , Kanwal Bhatti 1 , Dinesh Pandya 1 , Subhash Kashyap 1
1 Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi India

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10:30 AM - I7.6
Effect of Spacer Layer Thickness on Magnetic Interactions in Self-assembled Single Domain Iron Nanoparticles.

Nicole Herndon 1 , Sang Ho Oh 1 2 , Jeremiah Abiade 3 , Devdas Pai 1 , Jag Sankar 1 , Dhananjay Kumar 1 2
1 Center for Advanced Materials and Smart Structures, Department of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States, 2 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering & Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

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10:45 AM - I7.7
Room Temperature Coherence and Electrical Enhancement of Spin Dynamics in ZnO.

Sayantani Ghosh 1 , Vanessa Sih 2 , David Stuerman 2 , David Awschalom 2 , H. Xu 3 , K. Ohtani 3 , Hideo Ohno 3 , S. Bae 4 , S. Wang 4 , S. Vaidya 5 , G. Chapline 5
1 School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced, Merced, California, United States, 2 Center for Spintronics and Quantum Information, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 3 Laboratory for Nanoelectronics and Spintronics, Research Institute of Electrical Communications, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan, 4 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 5 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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11:00 AM - I7:ZnO particles
BREAK

11:30 AM - I7.8
Correlation Between Microstructure and Optical Properties of ZnO Based Nanostructures Grown by MOCVD

Farid Falyouni 1 , Vincent Sallet 1 , Julien Barjon 1 , Alain Lusson 1 , Pierre Galtier 1
1 UVSQ-CNRS, GEMaC-UMR8635, Versailles France

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11:45 AM - I7.9
Magneto-optical Studies of ZnO Based Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors Exhibiting Itinerant Magnetism.

James Neal 1 , Anthony Behan 1 , David Score 1 , Harry Blythe 1 , Anthony Fox 1 , Gillian Gehring 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield United Kingdom

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12:00 PM - **I7.10
ZnO-based Photoluminescent Magnetic Nano-Powders and Thin Films

Ashutosh Tiwari 1 , Dhananjay Kumar 2 , Michael Snure 1 , Jeremiah Abiade 2
1 Materials Science & Engineering, university of utah, Saltlake city, Utah, United States, 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

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12:30 PM - I7.11
Real Time Spectroscopic Ellipsometry Studies of Zinc Oxide Deposition

Christian Fesenmaier 1 , Dean Levi 2
1 Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States

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12:45 PM - I7.12
Transparent Oxide Semiconductors Obtained by PLD

Anna Vila 1 , Antonis Olziersky 1 , Joaquim Font 1 , Teresa Andreu 1 , Erik Koep 1 , Juan Ramon Morante 1
1 Electronics, University of Barcelona, Barcelona Spain

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I9: Nanoparticles, Structural, Electrical and Optical Properties
Session Chairs
Thursday PM, March 27, 2008
Room 2001 (Moscone West)

4:30 PM - **I9.1
Hall Effect in Ni-nanocrystallites Embedded in TiN Matrix on Sapphire.

A. Majumdar 1
1 , S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata India

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5:00 PM - I9.2
Crystal and Electronic Structure of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles synthesized from Ferritin.

Michael Krispin 1 , Aladin Ullrich 1 , Florian Sedlmeir 1 , Siegfried Horn 1
1 Experimental Physics II, University of Augsburg, Augsburg Germany

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5:15 PM - I9.3
Molecular Precursor Routes to Bulk and Supported Nb-M Oxides (M = V, Mo, Y, Ta, Bi) Based on Stoichiometrically Well-defined Water-soluble Coordination Compounds.

Daisy Bayot 1 , Michel Devillers 1
1 Chemistry, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve Belgium

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5:30 PM - I9.4
Visible Luminescence from DC Magnetron Sputtered ZnO with and without Ge.

Terje Finstad 1 2 , Jeyanthinath Mayandi 1 2 , Galeckas Augustinas 1 , Spyridon Diplas 1 2 , Anna Malou Petersson 1 , Balasundara Prabhu Rangasamy 1 2
1 Department of Physics, University of Oslo, Olso Norway, 2 Center for material science and nanotechnology, University of Oslo, Oslo Norway

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