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Spring 2009 Logo2009 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit



April 13-17, 2009
| San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Paul R. Besser, Peter Fratzl, Nicola Spaldin, Terry M. Tritt

Symposium HH : Quantitative Characterization of Nanostructured Materials

2009-04-14   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Thomas Proffen Los Alamos National Laboratory
Igor Levin National Institute of Standards and Technology
Frank (Bud) Bridges University of California-Santa Cruz
David Keen ISIS Facility Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
HH1: Spatially Resolved Techniques I
Session Chairs
Igor Levin
Tuesday AM, April 14, 2009
Room 3009 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **HH1.1
STM Measurements of Metallic and Molecular Nanostructures on Metallic Surfaces.

Karina Morgenstern 1
1 Institute for Solid State Physics, Leibniz University of Hannover, Hannover Germany

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10:00 AM - HH1.2
Quantitative Atomic Resolution Imagining with Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy

James LeBeau 1 , Scott Findlay 2 , Leslie Allen 3 , Susanne Stemmer 1
1 Materials Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 2 Institute of Engineering Innovation, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan, 3 School of Physics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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10:15 AM - HH1.3
X-ray Photoelectron Microscopy (X-PEEM) Measurements of Local Conduction Band Changes in Si Nanomembranes Induced by SiGe Quantum Dot Nanostressors.

Clark Ritz 1 , Chanan Euaruksakul 4 , Feng Chen 2 , Rebecca Metzler 1 , Mike Abrecht 3 , Narayana Appathurai 3 , Pupa Gilbert 1 , Max Lagally 2 1
1 Physics Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 4 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 3 Synchrotron Radiation Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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10:30 AM - HH1.4
Near Nanometer-Resolution Quantitative STEM-EDS Chemical Mapping of Ultrathin Film Multilayer PLZT Capacitors.

Bruce Tuttle 1 , Chad Parish 1 , Geoff Brennecka 1 , Luke Brewer 1 , Jill Wheeler 1 , Jacob Jones 2 , John Ekerdt 3
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 , University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 3 , University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

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10:45 AM - HH1.5
Advanced TEM Characterization for Catalyst Nanoparticles Using Local Adaptive Threshold (LAT) Image Processing.

Petra Bele 1 , Ulrich Stimming 1 2
1 Department of Physics E19, Technical University Munich TUM, Garching Germany, 2 Division 1 , The Bavarian Center for Applied Energy Research ZAE, Garching Germany

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - HH1.6
Quantitative Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy for the Measurement of Thicknesses and Volumes of Individual Nanoparticles.

Helge Heinrich 1 2 , Biao Yuan 1
1 AMPAC, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, United States, 2 Physics Department, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, United States

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11:45 AM - HH1.7
WITHDRAWN 03/24/09 Characterization of Synthesized Free Standing Graphene using TEM

Zonghoon Lee 1 , Albert Dato 2 , Ki-Joon Jeon 3 , Rolf Erni 1 , Thomas Richardson 3 , Michael Frenklach 4 , Velimir Radmilovic 1
1 National Center for Electron Microscopy, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Applied Science & Technology Graduate Group, University of California, Berkeley , Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 4 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley , Berkeley, California, United States

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12:00 PM - HH1.8
TEM Lattice Imaging with FFT Analysis of InGaN QWs in GaN Nanowires.

Roy Geiss 1 , Kris Bertness 1 , Alexana Roshko 1 , David Read 1
1 , NIST, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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12:15 PM - HH1.9
Chemical Nano-tomography of Self-assembled Ge-Si:Si(001) Islands from Quantitative High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy.

Luciano Montoro 1 , Marina Leite 1 , Daniel Biggemann 1 , Fellipe Peternella 1 , Joost Batenburg 3 , Gilberto Medeiros-Ribeiro 1 2 , Antonio Ramirez 1
1 Laboratório de Microscopia Eletrônica, Laboratório Nacional de Luz Síncrotron, Campinas Brazil, 3 , University of Antwerp, Wilrijk Belgium, 2 , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, California, United States

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12:30 PM - HH1.10
Characterization of the NaCl Suzuki Nanoprecipitate Structure by Scanning Force Microscopy.

Adam Foster 1 , Clemens Barth 2 , Claude Henry 2
1 Laboratory of Physics, Helsinki University of Technology, Helsinki Finland, 2 , CRMCN-CNRS, Marseilles France

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12:45 PM - HH1.11
Combination of Transmission Electron Microscopy and Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Single Semiconductor Nanocrystals.

Sebastian Jander 1 , Andreas Kornowski 1 , Horst Weller 1
1 Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Hamburg, Hamburg Germany

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2009-04-15   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Thomas Proffen Los Alamos National Laboratory
Igor Levin National Institute of Standards and Technology
Frank (Bud) Bridges University of California-Santa Cruz
David Keen ISIS Facility Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
HH3: Local Structure
Session Chairs
Thomas Proffen
Wednesday AM, April 15, 2009
Room 3009 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **HH3.1
Atomic Structure of Nano-Particles.

Takeshi Egami 1 2 , Wojtek Dmowski 1
1 Mater. Sci./Physics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 2 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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10:00 AM - **HH3.2
Resolving Complexity of Nanoscale Metal Clusters.

Anatoly Frenkel 1
1 Physics, Yeshiva University, New York, New York, United States

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10:30 AM - HH3.3
Using First Principles Based Simulations to Solve the Nanotructure of a Relaxor Ferroelectric.

Benjamin Burton 1 , Eric Cockayne 1 , Panchapakesan Ganesh 2 , Ronald Cohen 2
1 Ceramics Division, NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 2 , CIW, Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States

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10:45 AM - HH3.4
Atomic and Electronic Structure of Graphene-Oxide.

K. Mkhoyan 1 2 , Alexander Contryman 2 , John Silcox 2 , Derek Stewart 3 , Goki Eda 4 , Cecilia Mattevi 4 , Steve Miller 4 , Manish Chhowalla 4
1 Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 2 Applied Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 3 Cornell Nanoscale Facility, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 4 Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - **HH3.5
Periodicity and Atomic Ordering in Nanophase Crystals.

Valeri Perkov 1
1 Physics, CMU, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, United States

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12:00 PM - HH3.6
Crystallographic Characterization of Nanostructured and Amorphous Materials using High-energy X-rays by means of X-ray Diffraction on a Homelab System.

Hans te Nijenhuis 1 , Milen Gateshki 1 , Detlef Beckers 1 , Martijn Fransen 1
1 Product Management XRD, PANalytical B.V., Almelo Netherlands

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12:15 PM - HH3.7
Defect Study of Graphene and Observation of Mis-orientation using Raman Spectroscopy.

Gayathri Rao 1 , Sarah Mctaggart 1 , Robert Geer 1 , Ji Ung Lee 1
1 College of Nanoscale sciences and engineering, University at Albany, Albany, New York, United States

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12:30 PM - HH3.8
Synchrotron-Based Analysis of Structural Ordering and its Impact on the Luminescent Properties of Nitride- and Oxynitride-Passivated Silicon Nanoclusters.

P. Wilson 1 2 , T. Roschuk 1 2 , J. Wojcik 1 2 , K. Dunn 1 2 , M. Betti 1 2 , P. Mascher 1 2
1 Engineering Physics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 2 Centre for Emerging Device Technologies, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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HH5: Poster Session
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Wednesday PM, April 15, 2009
Salon Level (Marriott)

9:00 PM - HH5.11
Spectroscopic Raman Nanometrology of Suspended and Supported Graphene Ribbons

Irene Calizo 1 , Muhammad Rahman 1 , Alexander Balandin 1
1 Electrical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering Program, University of California - Riverside, Riverside, California, United States

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9:00 PM - HH5.12
A Comprehensive Approach for Quantitative Characterization of Nanosturctures by Scanning Probe Microscopy

Amjed Al-mousa 1 2 , Darrell Niemann 1 , Norman Gunther 1 , Mahmud Rahman 1
1 Electron Devices Laboratory, Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California, United States, 2 , PDF Solutions, San Jose, California, United States

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9:00 PM - HH5.13
X-ray Scattering Study of Interface Evolution and Grain Growth in Encapsulated Cu films.

Andrew Warren 1 , Yao Bo 1 , Tik Sun 1 , Katayun Barmak 2 , Michael Toney 3 , Kevin Coffey 1
1 Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 , Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, United States

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9:00 PM - HH5.14
Polymeric Hydrophobic Gold Nanoparticles for Optical and X-ray Computed Tomography Imaging Contrast Agent.

Yoonah Kang 1 , Eun-Kyung Lim 1 , Jin-Suck Suh 2 , Yong-Min Huh 2 , Seungjoo Haam 1
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, Yonsei University , Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Radiology, Yonsei University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - HH5.15
Characterization of Boron Nitride Films Growth by Chemical Vapor Deposition.

Jose Nocua 1 2 , Gerardo Morell 1 2
1 Physics, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, United States, 2 , Institute for Functional Nanomaterials, San Juan, , Puerto Rico, United States

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9:00 PM - HH5.16
Synthesis Processing And Characterization Of CU-CNT Nano-Composites

Martin Mendoza 1 , Guillermo Solorzano 1 , Eduardo Brocchi 1
1 Metallurgic and Materials , PUC-Rio, Rio de janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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9:00 PM - HH5.17
In-situ Synchrotron X-ray Scattering Study on the Initial Structure of Ruthenium Atomic Layer Deposition Films for the Electronic Devices.

Yong Jun Park 1 2 , Han-Bo-Ram Lee 2 , Woo-Hee Kim 2 , Dong-Ryeol Lee 4 , Hyungjun Kim 2 , Shi-Woo Rhee 3 , Sunggi Baik 2
1 Beamline division, Pohang Accelerator Laboratory, Pohang, Gyeongbuk, Korea (the Republic of), 2 MSE, POSTECH, Pohang, Gyeongbuk, Korea (the Republic of), 4 Physics, Soongsil Univ., Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 3 CE, POSTECH, Pohang, Gyeongbuk, Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - HH5.18
Theoretical Study of Adsorption and Thermal Desorption of Fullerenes on the Crystal Surface.

Svetlana Zaginaichenko 1 , Zinaida Matysina 1
1 67, Institute for Problems of Materials Science of NAS of Ukraine, Kiev Ukraine

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9:00 PM - HH5.19
The Structure of Amorphous Calcium Phosphate – a Key Intermediate in Skeletal Calcification.

Kate Wetherall 1 , Richard Haworth 1 , Richard Martin 1 , Robert Moss 1 , Danielle Laurencin 2 , Gavin Mountjoy 1
1 School of Physical Sciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom, 2 Department of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - HH5.2
Manipulating the Morphology of Polymer-Fullerene Bulk Heterojunctions through Selective Solvent Annealing.

Eric Verploegen 1 2 , Michael Toney 2 , Zhenan Bao 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Menlo Park, California, United States

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9:00 PM - HH5.20
Low Energy Electron Microscopy of Ge Deposition on Unpatterned and Patterned Si (001) Surfaces.

Jacob Thorp 1 , Jeremy Graham 1 , Jerrold Floro 1 , Robert Hull 2 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 2 Materials Science & Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - HH5.21
High Resolution TEM Lattice Imaging of Lead Chalcogenide|Cadmium Chalcogenide Colloidal Nanoparticles

Karel Lambert 1 , Bram De Geyter 1 , Iwan Moreels 1 , Zeger Hens 1
1 Physics and Chemistry of Nanostructures, Ghent University, Gent Belgium

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9:00 PM - HH5.23
Strained Silicon Nanomembranes using a Polycrystalline Silicon Nitride Stressor.

Anna Clausen 1 , Donald Savage 1 , Chanan Euaruksakul 1 , Chen-Chun Chen 1 , Max Lagally 1
1 Materials Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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9:00 PM - HH5.24
Initial Growth Structure of Ge on GaAs(001).

Jun Nara 1 , Akihiro Ohtake 2 , Takahisa Ohno 1
1 CMSC, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba Japan, 2 QDC, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba Japan

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9:00 PM - HH5.25
Hollow Nickel Oxide Nanoparticles Synthesized by Polystyrene-Assisited Solution Method.

Mohammad Vaseem 1 , Dong Min Hong 1 , Jin Hwan Kim 1 , Yoon-Bong Hahn 1
1 School of Semiconductor and Chemical Engineering, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - HH5.26
Gold/Palladium Nanoparticles in Flight Thermal Annealing.

Jose A. Flores 1 3 , S. Mejia-Rosales 1 3 , E. Perez-Tijerina 1 2 3
1 Laboratorio de Nanociencias, Facultad de Ciencias Físico-Matemáticas UANL, San Nicolás de los Garza CP66450, Nuevo León, Mexico, 3 Laboratorio de Nanotecnológia, Cento de Inovación, investigación y Desarollo en Ingenería y Tecnológia (CIIDIT) , Parque de Investigación e Inovación Tecnológia, Nuevo León, Mexico, 2 , Centro de Investigación en Materiales Avanzados (CIMAV), Parque de Investigación e Inovación Tecnológia, Nuevo León, Mexico

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9:00 PM - HH5.4
Nanostructured Composite of the Binary System W-C on Thin Films Obtained by RF Magnetron Sputtering.

Nelcari Ramirez 1 , Angel Ardila 1 , Victor Garcia 2
1 Grupo de Física Aplicada, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia, 2 Grupo de Física de la Materia Condensada, Universidad de Los Andes, Mérida, Mérida, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of

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9:00 PM - HH5.5
Characterization of the Interface of SiTiC/TiAl Composites by TEM with or without Interface Modifications.

Takakazu Suzuki 1
1 , AIST, Tsukuba Japan

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9:00 PM - HH5.6
Quantitative Characterization of Micro- and Nano-scale Deformation of Solids.

Vitaly Shpeizman 1 , Nina Peschanskaya 1
1 , Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint-Petersburg Russian Federation

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9:00 PM - HH5.7
Quantitative Characterization of Nanomaterial Dispersion.

Shiren Wang 1 , Jingjing Qiu 2
1 Industrial Engineering, Texas Tech Univ, Lubbock, Texas, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, Texas Tech Univ, Lubbock, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - HH5.8
Size Dependence of Nanoparticle Dissolution in a Matrix: Gold Particles in Bismuth.

Parasuraman Swaminathan 1 , Shankar Sivaramakrishnan 1 , Jacob Palmer 1 , John Weaver 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - HH5.9
Raman Topography and Strain Uniformity of Large-Area Epitaxial Graphene.

Joshua Robinson 1 2 , Conor Puls 3 , Neal Staley 3 , Joseph Stitt 2 , Mark Fanton 1 , Konstantin Emtsev 4 , Thomas Seyller 4 , Ying Liu 3 2
1 Materials Division, Penn State Electro-Optics Center, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Materials Research Institute, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Physics, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 4 Lehrstuhl für Technische Physik, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen Germany

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