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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 T : Nanoscale Heat Transport--From Fundamentals to Devices

2009-04-14   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Patrick K. Schelling University of Central Florida
Jennifer Lukes University of Pennsylvania
Alexander A. Balandin University of California-Riverside
Yulong Ding University of Leeds

Symposium Support

National Renewable Energy Laboratory
T1: Biological and Nanofluids
Session Chairs
Yulong Ding
Pawel Keblinski
Tuesday AM, April 14, 2009
Room 3002 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - T1.1
Experimental Investigation of Thermal Properties of Nanofluids.

Dong Liu 1 , Leyuan Yu 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States

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9:45 AM - T1.2
Thermal Conductivity Predictions of Water/Carbon Nanotube Composite Materials

John Thomas 1 , Alan McGaughey 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:00 AM - T1.3
Thermal Transport Properties of Nanostructures Immobilized on Glass Substrates.

Hugh Richardson 1 , Alexander Govorov 2 , Alyssa Thomas 1 , Michael Carlson 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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10:15 AM - T1.4
Gold Nanorod Mediated Delivery by Ultrafast Laser Excitation.

Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli 1 2
1 Biological Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:30 AM - T1.5
Enhanced Thermal Conductivity by Aggregation in Nanofluids Containing Metal Oxide Nanoparticles and Carbon Nanotubes.

Haiping Hong 1 , Pauline Smith 2
1 Material and Metallurgical Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, South Dakota, United States, 2 , Army Research Lab, Arbedeen Proving ground, Maryland, United States

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10:45 AM - T1.6
Relationship Between Wetting and Adhesion and Thermal Conductance of a Range of Hydrophobic to Hydrophilic Aqueous Interfaces.

Natalia Shenogina 1 , Rahul Godawat 2 , Pawel Keblinski 1 , Shekhar Garde 2
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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11:30 AM - **T1.7
The Consequence of Nanofluids on Heat Transfer.

Thomas McKrell 1 , Jacopo Buongiorno 1 , Lin-wen Hu 2
1 Nuclear Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Nuclear Reactor Laboratory, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:00 PM - T1.8
Phase Behavior of Strongly Heated Nanoparticles in Liquid Solution Studied by Molecular Dynamics Simulations.

Sergei Shenogin 1 , Pawel Keblinski 1 2 , Samy Merabia 3 , Laurent Joly 3 , Laurent Lewis 4 , Jean-Louis Barrat 3
1 Nanotechnology Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 3 Laboratoire de Physique de la Matiere Condensee et des Nanostructures, Universite de Lyon, Villeurbanne France, 4 Departement de Physique, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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12:15 PM - T1.9
Transient Changes of Temperature and Thermal Conductance when H2O Impinges on a Hot Si Surface.

Ji Yong Park 1 , Chang-Ki Min 1 , David Cahill 1 , Steve Granick 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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2009-04-15   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Patrick K. Schelling University of Central Florida
Jennifer Lukes University of Pennsylvania
Alexander A. Balandin University of California-Riverside
Yulong Ding University of Leeds
T3: Interfaces and Superlattices
Session Chairs
Alexander Balandin
Alan McGaughey
Wednesday AM, April 15, 2009
Room 3002 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **T3.1
Thermal Crosstalk in Field-Effect Transistors

Manu Shamsa 1 2 , Paul Solomon 3 , Keith Jenkins 3 , Alexander Balandin 1 , Wilfried Haensch 3
1 Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California - Riverside, Riverside, California, United States, 2 Current address:, Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, Oregon, United States, 3 , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, United States

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10:00 AM - T3.2
Thermal Boundary Resistance of Closely-spaced Si/Ge Interfaces from Lattice Dynamics Calculations.

Eric Landry 1 , Alan McGaughey 1
1 , Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:15 AM - T3.3
Molecular Dynamics Simulation of the In-plane and Cross-plane Thermal Conductivity of Superlattices with Rough Interfaces.

Konstantinos Termentzidis 1 , Patrice Chantrenne 1 , Pawel Keblinski 2
1 CETHIL, INSA-LYON, France, Villeurbanne cedex France, 2 Material Science and Engineering, RPI, Troy, New York, United States

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10:30 AM - T3.4
Characterization of Thermal Transport Properties in GaInN based LEDs and Semiconductor Superlattices.

Monalisa Mazumder 1 , Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc 2
1 Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Department of Mechanical, Aerospace & Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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10:45 AM - T3.5
Investigation of Phonon Transport in Superlattices by Anharmonic Lattice Dynamics Calculations.

Joseph Turney 1 , Alan McGaughey 1 , Cristina Amon 2 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **T3.6
Raman Thermography: Interface Challenges in GaN-based Electronic Devices.

Martin Kuball 1
1 , University of Bristol, Bristol United Kingdom

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12:00 PM - T3.7
Thermal Conductivity Measurements in Superlattices: Influence of the Interface Sharpness.

Jean-Yves Duquesne 1 , Abdelhak Saci 1
1 INSP, CNRS / Paris 6 University, Paris France

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12:15 PM - T3.8
3ω measurement of thermal conductivities of Thermal Interface Materials in the range 10-300 K

Pierre-Olivier Chapuis 1 , Michael Schmidt 1 , John Cuffe 1 , Mika Prunnila 2 , Jouni Ahopelto 2 , Clivia Sotomayor Torres 1
1 Phononic and Photonic Nanostructures (P2N) Group, Institut Catala de Nanotecnologia (ICN-CIN2), Bellaterra (Barcelona) Spain, 2 , VTT Micro and Nanoelectronics, VTT, Espoo Finland

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12:30 PM - T3.9
Anharmonic Lifetime of Phonons in Nanophononic Semiconductors.

Steven Hepplestone 1 , Gyaneshwar Srivastava 1
1 School of Physics, University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom

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12:45 PM - T3.10
Self-assembled Conductive Networks.

Lin Hu 1 , Pawel Keblinski 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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T5: Poster Session: Nanoscale Thermal Transport
Session Chairs
Wednesday PM, April 15, 2009
Salon Level (Marriott)

9:00 PM - T5.1
Modeling of Heat Conduction in Graphene Flakes of Arbitrary Geometry.

Samia Subrina 1 , Dmitri Kotchetkov 1 , Alexander Balandin 1
1 Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California - Riverside, Riverside, California, United States

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9:00 PM - T5.2
Thermal Conduction through Diamond – Silicon – Diamond Heterostructures: Effects of the Nano- and Microcrystalline Size and Boundary Resistance.

Vivek Goyal 1 , Dmitri Kotchetkov 1 , Desalegne Teweldebrhan 1 , Samia Subrina 1 , Muhammad Rahman 1 , Qinghui Shao 1 , Suchismita Ghosh 1 , Alexander Balandin 1
1 Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California - Riverside, Riverside, California, United States

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9:00 PM - T5.4
Thermal Conductance Measurements of Metal-CNT Nanolaminates using Micron-sized Suspended Structures.

Ki Sung Suh 1 , Jung Hoon Bak 1 , Myung Rae Cho 1 , Yun Daniel Park 1
1 Department of Physics & Astronomy, Seoul National University, Seoul, -, Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - T5.5
Determination of Thermal Parameters of One-dimensional Nanostructures Through a Thermal Transient Method.

Anton Arriagada 1 , Edward Yu 1 , Prabhakar Bandaru 2
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States, 2 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States

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9:00 PM - T5.6
The Heat Transfer Analysis of Self-Assembled Mononlayers by Molecular Dynamics.

Lin Hu 1 , Ming Hu 1 , Pawel Keblinski 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - T5.7
Experimental Investigation of Thermal Conduction in Suspended Few-Layer Graphene

Suchismita Ghosh 1 2 , Wenzhong Bao 3 , Desalegne Teweldebrhan 1 2 , Irene Calizo 1 2 , Feng Miao 3 , Evghenii Pokatilov 1 2 , Denis Nika 1 2 , Chun Ning Lau 3 , Alexander Balandin 1 2
1 Electrical Engineering, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, California, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering Program, University of California-Riverside, Riverside, California, United States, 3 Physics and Astronomy, University of California-Riverside, Riverside, California, United States

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9:00 PM - T5.8
Thermal Effects of Colloidal Suspensions of Au Nanoparticles

Michael Carlson 1 , Tyler Barton 1 , Pete Tandler 2 , Hugh Richardson 1 , Alexander Govorov 3
1 Chemistry & Biochemistry, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States, 2 Math & Sciences, Walsh University, North Canton, Ohio, United States, 3 Physics & Astronomy, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - T5.9
The Influence of Microwave and Ion Irradiation on Electrical and Thermal Transport Properties of Carbon Nanotube Films.

Daniel McLeod 1 , Michael McCarthy 1 , Yunki Gwak 1 , Assel Aitkaliyeva 1 , Hae-Kwon Jeong 1 , Lin Shao 1 , Choongho Yu 1
1 , Texas AM Univ, College station, Texas, United States

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2009-04-16   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Patrick K. Schelling University of Central Florida
Jennifer Lukes University of Pennsylvania
Alexander A. Balandin University of California-Riverside
Yulong Ding University of Leeds
T6: Thermoelectric Materials
Session Chairs
Theodorian Borca-Tascuic
David Cahill
Thursday AM, April 16, 2009
Room 3002 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **T6.1
Thermal Conductivity Reduction and ZT Enhancement in 2-D and Nano-dot Superlattices

Rama Venkatasubramanian 1 , Xianfan Xu 2 , Azzam Mansour 3 , Phil Barletta 1 , Chris Caylor 1
1 , RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States, 2 , Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 3 , Naval Surface Warfare Center, West Bathesda, Maryland, United States

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10:00 AM - T6.2
Size Effects on the Thermal Properties of Self-assembled Ge Quantum Dots in Single-crystal Silicon.

Jean-Numa Gillet 1
1 Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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10:15 AM - T6.3
Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Nanostructured Thermoelectric Materials Based on PbTe.

Yee Kan Koh 1 , David Cahill 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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10:30 AM - **T6.4
The Role of Defects on Thermal and Thermoelectric Transport in Nanowires.

Li Shi 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, UT Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **T6.5
Exploring and Expanding the Limits of Heat Transport.

Arun Majumdar 1 2
1 Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Materials Sciences Division & Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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12:00 PM - T6.6
Are Nonlinear Vibrational Modes the Key to Controlling Heat Flow in Materials?

Kevin Moore 1 , Michael Manley 1
1 Chemistry and Matrials Science, Lawrence Livermore Nationa Labs, Livermore, California, United States

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12:15 PM - T6.7
A Diminished Thermal Conductivity of Si/SiGe Multilayers, Established through Heating Current Frequency Variation.

Alex Dooraghi 1 , Anton Arriagada 1 , Norbert Elsner 2 , Prabhakar Bandaru 1
1 Materials Science program, Mechanical Engineering department, UC, San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States, 2 , Hi-Z Inc., San Diego, California, United States

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12:30 PM - T6.8
Observation of Strong Phonon-drag Effect in Pulse Voltage Stressed Silicon Micro-bridges.

Ali Gokirmak 1 , Gokhan Bakan 1 , Cicek Boztug 1 , Adam Cywar 1 , Helena Silva 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering , University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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T7: Electrons and Phonons
Session Chairs
Scott Huxtable
Jennifer Lukes
Thursday PM, April 16, 2009
Room 3002 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **T7.1
Ultrafast Structural Transformation in Metals under Femtosecond Laser Irradiation: Microscopic Mechanisms and the Effect of Transient Changes in the Electron-phonon Coupling.

Leonid Zhigilei 1 , Zhibin Lin 1 2 , Derek Thomas 1 3
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 2 Physics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 3 Materials Engineering, University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan

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3:00 PM - T7.2
Enhanced Molecular Dynamics for Simulating Thermal and Charge Transport Phenomena.

Reese Jones 1
1 , sandia natl lab, Livermore, California, United States

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3:15 PM - T7.3
Investigation of the Effects of Photon Energy on Electron-phonon Coupling in Short-pulsed Laser Heated Metallic Films.

Justin Smoyer 1 , John Duda 1 , Pamela Norris 1 , Patrick Hopkins 2
1 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 2 Engineering Sciences Center, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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3:30 PM - T7.4
Thermal Transport in Diamond Containing Metal Matrix Composites.

Vikas Sinha 2 , Sabyasachi Ganguli 3 , Robert Wheeler 2 , Jonathan Spowart 1
2 , UES, Inc., Dayton, Ohio, United States, 3 , UDRI, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 1 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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3:45 PM -
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4:00 PM - **T7.5
Nanoscale Thermal Transport during Ultrafast Melting and Crystal Growth of Metals and Semiconductors.

David Cahill 1 , Wai-Lun Chan 1 , Wen-Pin Hsieh 1 , Robert Averback 1
1 , University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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4:30 PM - **T7.6
Role of Hot Phonons in the Performance of GaN High Power FET's.

Jacob Khurgin 1
1 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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5:00 PM - T7.7
Thermal Transport in Atomistic and Mesoscale Simulations with Implicit Degrees of Freedom.

Ya Zhou 1 , Alejandro Strachan 1
1 School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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5:15 PM - T7.8
Computation of Optical Phonon Decay Times using Molecular Dynamics.

Neil Zuckerman 1 , Jennifer Lukes 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania, United States

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5:30 PM - T7.9
The Near Field Correlation Spectrum of a Metallic Film.

Karl Joulain 1 , Carsten Henkel 2
1 Laboratoire d'études thermiques, Université de Poitiers, Poitiers France, 2 Institut für Physik, Universität Potsadm, Potsdam Germany

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2009-04-17   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Patrick K. Schelling University of Central Florida
Jennifer Lukes University of Pennsylvania
Alexander A. Balandin University of California-Riverside
Yulong Ding University of Leeds
T8: Low-Dimensional Systems
Session Chairs
Jennifer Lukes
Simon Phillpot
Friday AM, April 17, 2009
Room 3002 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - **T8.1
Thermal Transport across Nanoscale Interfaces.

Nitin Shukla 1 , Hao-Hsiang Liao 1 , Harikrishna Harikrishna 1 , Scott Huxtable 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

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9:30 AM - T8.2
Thermal Conductance at Heterointerfaces in Nanowires by Molecular-dynamics Simulation.

Patrick Schelling 1 , Ashton Skye 1
1 AMPAC and Department of Physics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, United States

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9:45 AM - T8.3
Modeling of Heat Transport along Horizontal Carbon Nanofiber Bridging Two Electrodes.

Toshishige Yamada 1 , Tsutomu Saito 1 , Drazen Fabris 1 , Patrick Wilhite 1 , Cary Yang 1
1 Center for Nanostructures, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California, United States

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10:00 AM - T8.4
Thermal Transport Across Graphene Nano-junctions using First-principles.

Keivan Esfarjani 1 , Natalio Mingo 2 1
1 Electrical Engineering, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States, 2 , CEA, Grenoble France

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10:15 AM - T8.5
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Transverse Thermal Transport of Covalently Bonded Carbon Nanotubes

Vikas Varshney 1 2 , Soumya Patnaik 1 , Ajit Roy 1 , Barry Farmer 1
1 Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 2 , Universal Technology Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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10:30 AM -
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11:00 AM - **T8.6
Thermal Rectification by Ballistic Phonons in Asymmetric Nanostructures.

John Miller 1 , Wanyoung Jang 1 , Chris Dames 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, California, United States

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11:30 AM - **T8.7
Theory of Thermal Conductivity of Micro- and Nano-structured Materials.

Gyaneshwar Srivastava 1
1 School of Physics, University of Exeter, Exeter United Kingdom

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12:00 PM - T8.8
Understanding the Thermo-Mechanical Coupling between AFM Tip and Sample

Anna Morozovska 2 , Eugine Eliseev 3 , Maxim Nikiforov 1 , Sergei Kalinin 1
2 , Inst Semicond Phys, Kiev Ukraine, 3 , Natl Acad Sci Ukraine, Kiev Ukraine, 1 , ORNL, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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12:15 PM - T8.9
Interfacial Heat Conduction Using Boltzmann Transport Simulation with Atomistic Transmission Functions.

Zhen Huang 1 , Dhruv Singh 1 , Jayathi Murthy 1 , Timothy Fisher 1
1 , Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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12:30 PM - T8.10
Generation and Study of Nanoengineered Heat Pipe.

Tao Deng 1 , Kripa Varanasi 1 , Boris Russ 1 , Hendrik De Bock 1 , Pramod Chamarthy 1 , Brian Rush 1 , Gary Mandrusiak 1 , Shakti Chauhan 1 , Stanton Weaver 1 , Frank Gerner 2
1 , GE Global Research Center, Niskayuna, New York, United States, 2 , University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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