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Spring 2010 Logo2010 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 5-9, 2010 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Anne C. Dillon, Robin W. Grimes, Paul C. McIntyre, Darrin J. Pochan

Symposium K : Functional Materials and Nanostructures for Chemical and Biochemical Sensing

2010-04-06   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Elisabetta Comini Brescia University
Perena Gouma State University of New York-Stony Brook
Luisa Torsi Universita di Bari
George Malliaras Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de St. Etienne
K1: Inorganic Nanowires in Chemical Sensing
Session Chairs
Mauro Epifani
Tuesday PM, April 06, 2010
Room 2007 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - **K1.1
Metal Oxide Nanowires: Towards Chemical Sensors for Security.

Elisabetta Comini 1 , Guido Faglia 1 , Matteo Ferroni 1 , Andrea Ponzoni 1 , Giorgio Sberveglieri 1
1 , SENSOR, CNR-INFM, Brescia University, Brescia Italy

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9:30 AM - K1.2
Gigantic Enhancement in Sensitivity Using Schottky Contacted Nanowire Nanosensor.

Te-Yu Wei 1 2 , Ping-Hung Yeh 1 3 , Shih-Yuan Lu 2 , Zhong Lin Wang 1
1 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Gerorgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 2 Department of Chemical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu Taiwan, 3 Department of Physics, Tamkang University, Tansui Taiwan

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9:45 AM - K1.3
Noble Metal/SnO2 Nanocrystals Coated Three Dimensional Nanowire Arrays for Highly Sensitive and Selective Gas Detection.

Jiajun Chen 1 , Kai Wang 1 , Weilie Zhou 1
1 AMRI/Chemistry, Advanced Materials Research Institute/UNO, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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10:00 AM - K1.4
A Calibration Method for Nanowire Biosensors to Suppress Device-to-device Variation.

Fumiaki Ishikawa 1 , Hsiao-Kang Chang 1 , Marco Curreli 2 , Rui Zhang 2 , Po-Chiang Chen 1 , Richard Cote 3 , Mark Thompson 2 , Chongwu Zhou 1
1 Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States, 2 Chemistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States, 3 , University of Miami, Miami, Florida, United States

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10:15 AM - K1.5
Enhanced H2S Sensing Characteristics of SnO2 Nanowires Functionalized With CuO.

In-Sung Hwang 1 , Joong-Ki Choi 1 , Sun-Jung Kim 1 , Ki-Young Dong 1 , Byeong-Kwon Ju 1 , Jong-Heun Lee 1
1 , Korea University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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10:30 AM - K1: NWs
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K2: Organic Materials in Chemical Sensing
Session Chairs
Giorgio Sberveglieri
Tuesday PM, April 06, 2010
Room 2007 (Moscone West)

11:00 AM - **K2.1
Organic and Carbon Nanotube Transistor Sensors.

Zhenan Bao 1
1 , Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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11:30 AM - K2.2
Solution Processed Chemical Sensors from Metallotetrabenzoporphyrin Organic Thin Film Transistors.

James Royer 1 , Sangyeob Lee 1 , Noboru Ono 3 , Jerzy Kanicki 2 , Andrew Kummel 1
1 Chemistry, UCSD, San Diego, California, United States, 3 Chemistry, Ehime University, Bunkyo-cho 2-5, Matsuyama, Japan, 2 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michgan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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11:45 AM - K2.3
NO2 Detection Sensitivity of SiC and Epitaxial Graphene on SiC.

Goutam Koley 1 , Muhammad Qazi 1 , Mvs Chandrashekhar 1 , Waliullah Nomani 1 , Virgil Shields 2 , Michael Spencer 2
1 Electrical Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, United States, 2 , Cornell University , Ithaca, New York, United States

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12:00 PM - K2.4
Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Ambipolar Thin Film Transistor Sensors.

Soumya Dutta 1 , Shannon Lewis 1 , Ananth Dodabalapur 1
1 Microelectronic Research Centre, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

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12:15 PM - K2.5
Evaluation of the Vapor and Chemical Sensing Mechanism for Organic Field Effect Transistors.

Davianne Duarte 1 , Ananth Dodabalapur 1
1 Electrical Engineering, University of Texas Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

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12:30 PM - K2.6
Nitroaromatic Vapor Sensing Utilizing Organic Filed-effect Transistors.

Thomas Dawidczyk 1 , Jia Huang 1 , Jia Sun 1 , Byung Jun Jung 1 , Howard Katz 1
1 Materials Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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12:45 PM - K2.7
Organic Thin-film Transistors for pH Detection.

Monia Demelas 1 2 , Massimo Barbaro 1 , Annalisa Bonfiglio 1 2
1 Dept. of Electric and Electronic Engineering, University of Cagliari, Cagliari Italy, 2 , S3-INFM-CNR, Modena Italy

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K3: Inorganic Materials in Chemical Sensing I
Session Chairs
Elvira Fortunato
Tuesday PM, April 06, 2010
Room 2007 (Moscone West)

3:00 PM - K3.1
A DFT-based Insight into the Chemoresistive Sensing of Light Alkanes.

Mauro Epifani 1 , Joan Prades 2 4 , Elisabetta Comini 3 , Albert Cirera 2 , Pietro Siciliano 1 , Guido Faglia 3 , Joan Morante 2 4
1 Istituto per la Microelettronica e Microsistemi, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Lecce Italy, 2 EME/XaRMAE/IN2UB, Departament d’Electrònica, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona Spain, 4 , Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya (IREC), Barcelona Spain, 3 Dipartimento Chimica e Fisica per l’Ingegneria e i Materiali, CNR-INFM and Università di Brescia, Brescia Italy

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3:15 PM - K3.2
Nonaqueous Sol-gel Routes to Metal Oxides: Versatile Preparation Methods of Nanopowders and Films for Gas Sensing Applications.

Nicola Pinna 1 2 , Giovanni Neri 3
1 Department of Chemistry and CICECO, University of Aveiro, Aveiro Portugal, 2 World Class University (WCU) program of Chemical Convergence for Energy and Environment (C2E2), Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 3 Deptartment of Industrial Chemistry and Materials Engineering, University of Messina, Messina Italy

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3:30 PM - K3.3
Processing-microstructure-properties Correlation of Nanostructured Metal Oxide Gas Sensors Produced by Electrospinning.

Avner Rothschild 1 , Osnat Landau 1 , Itai Kamienchick 1 , Eyal Zussman 2 , Il-Doo Kim 3
1 Materials Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa Israel, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa Israel, 3 Center for Energy Materials Research, KIST - Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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3:45 PM - K3: Inorganic
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K4: Biosensors
Session Chairs
Zhenan Bao
Tuesday PM, April 06, 2010
Room 2007 (Moscone West)

4:15 PM - **K4.1
New Amorphous Oxide-based ISFETs for Biosensor Applications.

Elvira Fortunato 1 , Joana Pinto 1 , Rita Branquinho 1 , Pedro Barquinha 1 , Rodrigo Martins 1
1 Materials Science, FCT-UNL, Caparica, na, Portugal

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4:45 PM - K4.2
Synthesis and Biological Functionalization of Non-toxic and Emissive Semiconductor Nanocrystals.

Preston Snee 1 , Aashima Ghai 1 , Chiun-Teh Ho 1 , Ali Jawaid 1 , Leah Page 1 , Hongyan Shen 1 , Xi Zhang 1
1 Chemistry, University of Illinois, Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States

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5:00 PM - K4.3
Modification of Nanostructured Thin Films by Ion-milling for Use in Biochemical Sensing Applications in Aqueous Environments.

Jonathan Kwan 1 , Jeremy Sit 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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5:15 PM - K4.4
Palladium Thin Film and Nanoparticles on Silicon by Galvanic Displacement as a Promising Platform for Electrochemical Biosensing.

Albert Gutes 1 , Ian Laboriante 1 , Carlo Carraro 1 , Roya Maboudian 1
1 Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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5:30 PM - K4.5
Biological Sensing and Interface Design in Gold Island Film Based Localized Plasmon Transducers.

Tatyana Bendikov 1 2 , Aharon Rabinkov 3 , Tanya Karakouz 1 , Tamar Yelin 1 , Alexander Vaskevich 1 , Israel Rubinstein 1
1 Materials and Interfaces, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot Israel, 2 Chemical Research Support, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot Israel, 3 Biological Services, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot Israel

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K5: Poster Session: Functional Materials for Chemical Sensing II
Session Chairs
Ananth Dodabalapur
Tuesday PM, April 06, 2010
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

6:00 PM - K5.1
Towards the Artificial Nose for the Detection of Carbonyl Species.

Bhavana Deore 1 , Danial Wayner 1 , Duncan Stewart 1 , Gerardo Diaz-Quijada 1
1 Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences, National Research Council, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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6:00 PM - K5.10
Sub-nano-gram Mass Measurements on Plasmonic Nanoparticles for Temperature-programmed Thermal Analysis.

Chaoming Wang 1 , Minghui Zhang 2 , Haining Wang 3 , Shengli Zou 3 , Ming Su 1
1 Department of Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, United States, 2 Department of Materials Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin China, 3 Department of Chemistry, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, United States

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6:00 PM - K5.12
Highly Sensitive and Selective Room Temperature Gas Sensors Based on Surface Modified Indium Oxide Nanoparticles.

Kun Yao 1 , Daniela Caruntu 1 , Charles O'Connor 1 , Weilie Zhou 1
1 AMRI/Chemistry, Advanced Materials Research Institute/UNO, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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6:00 PM - K5.14
Computational Screening of Large Molecule Adsorption by Metal-organic Frameworks.

Jeffery Greathouse 1 , Mark Allendorf 2
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 , Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States

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6:00 PM - K5.15
NH3 Gas Sensor Based on CuxS Nanostructures.

Yung-Tang Nien 1 , Yu-Hsuan Chang 2 , In-Gann Chen 2
1 Center for Micro/Nano Science and Technology, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan City Taiwan, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan Taiwan

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6:00 PM - K5.16
Gas Sensing Characteristics of SnO2 Nanowires Network: The Effect of Nanowire Density.

In-Sung Hwang 1 , Kang-Min Kim 1 , Sun-Jung Kim 1 , Joong-Ki Choi 1 , Chan-Woong Na 1 , Byeong-Kwon Ju 1 , Jong-Heun Lee 1
1 , Korea University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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6:00 PM - K5.17
Gas Sensing Properties of Titanate Nanotube Films.

Diego C Alves 1 , Leonardo Campos 1 , Erick Avila 1 , Alem-Mar Goncalves 1 , Rodrigo Lacerda 1 , Andre Ferlauto 1
1 , UFMG, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

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6:00 PM - K5.18
When Organometallic Chemistry and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles Meet Optimized Silicon-based Gas Sensor.

Pamela Yoboue 1 , Philippe Menini 1 3 , Andre Maisonnat 2 , Myrtil Kahn 2 , Katia Fajerwerg 2 3 , Bruno Chaudret 2 , Pierre Fau 2 3
1 LAAS, CNRS, Toulouse France, 3 , Université de Toulouse, Toulouse France, 2 LCC, CNRS, Toulouse France

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6:00 PM - K5.19
Electronic Detection of Toxic Amides Using the a-Si:H-based EIS Sensor.

Miguel Fernandes 1 , Joao Costa 1 , Yuri Vygranenko 1 , Manuela Vieira 1 , Amin Karmali 2
1 Electronics Telecommunication and Computer Dept., ISEL, Lisbon Portugal, 2 Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology research Center, ISEL, Lisbon Portugal

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6:00 PM - K5.2
Characteristics of SAW Humidity Sensor Using Nanocrystalline ZnO Films.

Si-Hong Hoang 1 , Gwiy Chung 1
1 School of Electrical Enginnering, University of Ulsan, Ulsan Korea (the Republic of)

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6:00 PM - K5.20
Fabrication and Performance of Catalyst-based Solid-state Sensors for Room Temperature Hydrogen Leak Detection.

Ryan Givens 1 , Stefon Lewis 1 , Kudus Ogbara 1 , Claudiu Muntele 1 , Daryush Ila 1
1 Physics, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama, United States

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6:00 PM - K5.22
Photoluminescence Based Sensors on All Organic Platform (organic-light-emitting-diode/dye:analyte/organic-photodetectors).

Kanwar Nalwa 1 , Yuankun Cai 2 , Aaron Thoeming 1 , Joseph Shinar 2 , Ruth Shinar 1 , Sumit Chaudhary 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States, 2 Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States

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6:00 PM - K5.25
On-wire Lithography and Nanodisk Codes: A New Platform for Chem/Biosensing.

Matthew Banholzer 1 3 , Kyle Osberg 2 3 , Lidgon Qin 1 3 , Jill Millstone 1 3 , Chad Mirkin 1 2 3
1 Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 3 International Institute for Nanotechnology, Northwestern University, Ev, Illinois, United States, 2 Materials Science & Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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6:00 PM - K5.26
Characterization of Nanomaterials as Highly Selective and Sensitive Sensors to Detect Energetic Compounds in the Vapor Phase at Trace Levels.

Karine Bonnot 2 , Valerie Keller 1 , Denis Spitzer 2
2 NS3E-Laboratoire des Nanomatériaux pour Systèmes Sous Sollicitations Extremes, ISL-CNRS, Saint-Louis France, 1 Laboratoire des Matériaux, Surfaces et Procédés pour la Catalyse-European Laboratory for C