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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 T : Nanoscale Tribology---Impact for Materials and Devices

2008-03-25   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Yasuhisa Ando National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Robert W. Carpick The University of Pennsylvania
Roland Bennewitz McGill University
W. Greg Sawyer University of Florida
T1: Interfacial Aging, Adhesion, and Friction
Session Chairs
Carpick Robert
Tuesday PM, March 25, 2008
Room 3006 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - **T1.1
Crack-like Processes Within Frictional Motion - Is Slow Frictional Sliding Really a Slow Process?

Jay Fineberg 1 , Shmuel Rubinstein 1
1 The Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem Israel

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9:30 AM - **T1.2
High frame-rate Videography Indicates the Origin of Frictional Aging and Bifurcation Behavior in a Micromachine.

Maarten de Boer 1 , Alex Corwin 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Microsystems & Microfluidics Laboratory, GE Global Research, Niskayuna, New York, United States

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10:00 AM - T1.3
Hysteresis in the Adhesion of Surface-Force Mediated Silicon Contacts with Nanoscale Roughness.

John Nguyen 1 , Kevin Turner 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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10:15 AM - T1.4
Nano-scale Tribological Behavior of Polycrystalline Silicon Structural Films in Ambient Air.

Daan Hein Alsem 1 , Ruben van der Hulst 2 , Eric Stach 3 , Michael Dugger 4 , Jeff de Hosson 2 , Robert Ritchie 5 6
1 Materials Sciences Division / National Center for Electron Microscopy, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Department of Applied Physics, University of Groningen, Groningen Netherlands, 3 School of Materials Engineering / Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 4 Materials Science and Engineering Center, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 5 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 6 Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:30 AM - **T1.5
Probing Molecular Assembly and Adhesion in Nanoscale Asperity-Asperity Contacts.

James Batteas 1
1 Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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11:00 AM - T1: Interfacial
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T2: Nanotribology of Materials for Devices
Session Chairs
W. Sawyer
Tuesday PM, March 25, 2008
Room 3006 (Moscone West)

11:30 AM - **T2.1
Nanoscale Mechanisms for Single Asperity Sliding Wear.

Bernd Gotsmann 1 , Mark Lantz 1 , Rachel Cannara 1
1 IBM Research GmbH, IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Rueschlikon Switzerland

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12:00 PM - T2.2
Accelerated Molecular Dynamics Simulation of AFM Experiments Using the Bond-Boost Method.

Woo Kyun Kim 1 , Michael Falk 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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12:15 PM - T2.3
Nanoscale Wear-resistance of Platinum Silicide Tips.

Harish Bhaskaran 1 , Ute Drechsler 1 , Bernd Gotsmann 1 , Rachel Cannara 1 , Mark Lantz 1 , Michel Despont 1
1 , IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Ruschlikon, Zurich, Switzerland

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12:30 PM - T2.4
Nonlinear Viscoelastic Dynamics Of Nano-Confined Wetting Liquids.

Tai-de Li 1 , Elisa Riedo 1
1 , Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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12:45 PM - T2.5
Compliant Low-Force Electrical Switching Using Metal Infiltrated Multi-Wall Nanotube Arrays.

Justin Bult 1 , Greg Sawyer 2 , Pulickel Ajayan 3 , Linda Schadler 1
1 Materials Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 3 Mechanical Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States

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2008-03-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Yasuhisa Ando National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Robert W. Carpick The University of Pennsylvania
Roland Bennewitz McGill University
W. Greg Sawyer University of Florida
T5: Poster Session: Nanotribology
Session Chairs
W. Sawyer
Wednesday PM, March 26, 2008
Exhibit Hall (Moscone West)

1:00 AM - T5.1
Computational Investigation of Thermal Activation of Friction in Polytetrafluoroethylene.

Inkook Jang 1 3 , Peter Barry 1 , Scott Perry 1 , W. Gregory Sawyer 1 2 , Susan Sinnott 1 , Simon Phillpot 1
1 Material Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 3 , Samsung Electronics Co., LTD, Hwang-City, Gyeonggi-Do, Korea (the Republic of), 2 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Universitiy of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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1:00 AM - T5.10
Moisture Effects on Gold Nanowear.

Alex Volinsky 1 , Megan Pendergast 1 , Xiaolu Pang 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States, 2 Materials Physics and Chemistry, University of Science and Technology, Beijing, Beijing China

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1:00 AM - T5.11
Micromachined Lateral Force Sensors for Characterization of Microscale Surface Forces During Chemical Mechanical Polishing.

Douglas Gauthier 1 , Andrew Mueller 1 , Robert White 1 , Vincent Manno 1 , Chris Rogers 1 , Don Hooper 2 , Sriram Anjur 3 , Mansour Moinpour 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, California, United States, 3 , Cabot Microelectronics, Aurora, Illinois, United States

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1:00 AM - T5.12
Friction Force Microscope with Electrochemical Control.

Aleksander Labuda 1 , William Paul 1 , Steve Kecani 1 , Roland Bennewitz 1
1 , McGill Univseristy, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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1:00 AM - T5.13
Using Scanned Probe Microscopy to Probe Nanoscale Electric Field Fluctuations.

Showkat Yazdanian 1 , Seppe Kuehn 1 , John Marohn 1
1 Chemistry, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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1:00 AM - T5.14
Energy Dissipation in the Mechanical-Diode Jump of a Nanoscale Contact.

Juan Jose Martinez 1 , Teresa Cuberes 1
1 Laboratory of Nanotechnology, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Almaden Spain

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1:00 AM - T5.15
Combining AFM and Instrumented Indentation for Mechanical Characterization at the Nanoscale.

Flavio Bonilla 1 , Jason Cleveland 1 , Roger Proksch 1
1 Research & Development, Asylum Research, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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1:00 AM - T5.16
Ultra-Thin Layer Activation a Potential Tool for Nano-wear Measurements.

Liviu Popa-Simil 1 , Claudiu Muntele 2
1 , LAVM LLC, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 , CIM-AAMURI, Huntsville, Alabama, United States

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1:00 AM - T5.2
Mechanical and Tribological Characterization of poly(p-xylylene) Nanostructured Thin Films.

Eric So 1 2 , Kathryn Wahl 1 , Melik Demirel 2
1 Code 6176, US Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 College of Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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1:00 AM - T5.3
Nanoscale Elastic and Tribological Properties of Poly(Acrylic Acid-co-Sodium Acrylate) Superabsorbent Gels.

Beatriz Talavera 1 , Juan Jose Martinez 1 , Francisca Santiago 1 , Teresa Cuberes 1
1 Laboratory of Nanotechnology, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Almaden Spain

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1:00 AM - T5.4
Nanoparticle Liquids with Mixed Coronas for Reconfigurable RF MEMS Relay Switches.

Robert MacCuspie 1 2 , Andrea Elsen 1 , Steve Patton 1 , Shane Juhl 1 , Andrey Voevodin 1 , Steve Diamanti 1 2 , Richard Vaia 1
1 Nanostructured and Biological Materials Branch, Air Force Research Lab, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , National Research Council, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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1:00 AM - T5.6
Nanoscale Wear Properties Of Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Atomic Force Microscope Probe Tips.

Jingjing Liu 1 , Jacob Notbohm 2 , John Carlisle 3 , Nicolaie Moldovan 3 , Kevin Turner 4 1 , Robert Carpick 5
1 Materials Science Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Engineering physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 3 , Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc, Romeoville, Illinois, United States, 4 Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison , Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 5 Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Wisconsin-Madison , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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1:00 AM - T5.7
Solid Lubrication with Carbon Onions at High Temperature in Vacuum.

Atsushi Hirata 1 , Shinji Saito 1
1 Department of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo Japan

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1:00 AM - T5.9
In situ Study on Mechanical Properties and Structural Behavior of Atomic Layer Deposited Titania on Titanium Substrate.

Rynno Lohmus 1 , Irina Hussainova 2 , Silver Leinberg 1 , Jaan Aarik 1 , Ants Lõhmus 1
1 , Institute of Physics Univ of Tartu, Tartu Estonia, 2 , Institute of Materials Engineering, Tallinn Estonia

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1:00 AM - T5: Poster
T5.17 Transferred to T7.2

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1:00 AM - T5: Poster
T5.18 Transferred to T2.4

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T4: Nanocontacts: From Atoms to Automobiles
Session Chairs
Yasuhisa Ando
Wednesday PM, March 26, 2008
Room 3006 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - **T4.1
Atomic-scale Friction: The Role of the Nano-tip.

Ernst Meyer 1 , Sabine Maier 1 2 , Enrico Gnecco 1 , Alexis Baratoff 1 , Thilo Glatzel 1 , Lars Zimmerli 1 , Roland Bennewitz 2
1 Institute of Physics, University of Basel, Basel Switzerland, 2 , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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9:30 AM - T4.2
The Dual Nature of Nanoscale Friction: Amontons' Law vs. Superlubricity.

Andre Schirmeisen 1 2 , Dirk Dietzel 2 3 , Tristan Monninghoff 2 , Claudia Ritter 4 , Udo Schwarz 4
1 Center for Nanotechnology (CeNTech), University of Muenster, Muenster Germany, 2 Institute of Physics, University of Muenster, Muenster Germany, 3 , Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (FZK), Karlsruhe Germany, 4 Mechanical Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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9:45 AM - T4.3
Hypofriction Property of a Grain Boundary in Gold Nanocrystals studied by Electron Microscopy and Atomistic Modeling.

Frederic Lancon 1 , Jia Ye 2 , Damien Caliste 1 , Tamara Radetic 2 , Andrew Minor 2 , Ulrich Dahmen 2
1 DRFMC, CEA-Grenoble, Grenoble France, 2 NCEM, LBNL, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:00 AM - **T4.4
Effects of Roughness, Chemical Disorder and Plastic Deformation on Friction at the Nanoscale.

Mark Robbins 1 , Binquan Luan 1 2 , Shengfeng Cheng 1 , Judith Harrison 3
1 Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2 Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 3 Chemistry, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, United States

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10:30 AM - **T4.5
Friction and Lubrication: From Atomic-Scale Experiments to Devices.

Joost Frenken 1
1 Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory, Leiden University, Leiden Netherlands

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11:00 AM - T4: Nanocontacts
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11:30 AM - T4.6
Kinetic Effects and the Mechanical Stability of Nanoasperity Contacts.

Adrian Mann 1
1 Materials Sci & Eng, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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11:45 AM - **T4.7
Can One Atomic Layer Change Adhesion, Adhesive Transfer and Friction?

Yue Qi 1
1 Materials & Processes Lab, General Motors, Warren, Michigan, United States

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12:15 PM - **T4.8
Molecular Simulations for Automotive Tribology.

Hitoshi Washizu 1 , Shuzo Sanda 1 , Shi-aki Hyodo 1 , Toshihide Ohmori 1 , Noriaki Nishino 2 , Atsushi Suzuki 2
1 , Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc., Nagakute, Aichi, Japan, 2 , Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Japan

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2008-03-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Yasuhisa Ando National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Robert W. Carpick The University of Pennsylvania
Roland Bennewitz McGill University
W. Greg Sawyer University of Florida
T7: Physical Origins of Friction between Solids
Session Chairs
Rachel Cannara
Thursday AM, March 27, 2008
Room 3006 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **T7.1
Electronic Contributions to Friction in Doped Semiconductors.

Miquel Salmeron 1
1 Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:00 AM - T7.2
Atomic Structure and Friction of Ultrathin Solid Lubricants.

Tobin Filleter 1 , William Paul 1 , Roland Bennewitz 1
1 Physics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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10:15 AM - **T7.3
Thermally Activated Friction.

Scott Perry 1
1 Materials Science And Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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10:45 AM - T7.4
Effect of the Sliding Orientation and Temperature on the Tribological Properties of Polyethylene in Molecular Dynamics Simulations.

Patrick Chiu 1 , Seong Jun Heo 1 , Simon Phillpot 1 , Susan Sinnott 1
1 , University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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11:00 AM - *
Coffee Break

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11:30 AM - **T7.5
Atomistic Simulations of Tribology at Sliding Molybdenum Disulfide Surfaces.

Tao Liang 1 , Simon Phillpot 1 , Scott Perry 1 , W. Sawyer 1 2 , Susan Sinnott 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 2 Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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12:00 PM - T7.6
Extension of Bond-order Potentials for Modeling Tribologically Relevant Materials.

Judith Harrison 1 , J. Schall 1 , Guangtu Gao 1 , M. Knippenberg 1 , Paul Mikulski 2
1 Chemistry, US Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, United States, 2 Physics, US Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, United States

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12:15 PM - T7.7
Evaluating the Enviromental Boundaries of Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Thin Film Coatings.

Matthew Hamilton 1 , W. Sawyer 2 , David Grierson 3 , Andrew Konicek 4 , Robert Carpick 1
1 Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 3 Engineering Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 4 Physics Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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12:30 PM - T7.8
Atomic-scale Friction Modulated by a Buried Interface.

Sabine Maier 1 2 , Enrico Gnecco 2 , Alexis Baratoff 2 , Roland Bennewitz 3 , Ernst Meyer 2
1 Materials Sciences Divison, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Department of Physics, University of Basel, Basel Switzerland, 3 Department of Physics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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12:45 PM - T7.9
Nanoscale Friction Varied by Isotopic Shifting of Surface Vibrational Frequencies.

Robert Carpick 1 , Rachel Cannara 2 , Matthew Brukman 1 , Steven Baldelli 4 , Katherine Cimatu 4 , Anirudha Sumant 3
1 Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Ruschlikon Switzerland, 4 , University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States, 3 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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