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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 R : Carbon Nanotubes and Related Low-Dimensional Materials

2010-04-06   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

David B. Geohegan Oak Ridge National Laboratory
John Robertson Cambridge University
Kuei-Hsien Chen Academia Sinica
Jie Liu Duke University
R1: Growth Modelling
Session Chairs
David Geohegan
A. John Hart
Tuesday PM, April 06, 2010
Room 2020 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - R1.1
Computer Simulation Studies of Carbon Nanotube – Catalyst Particle Interfaces.

Anders Boerjesson 2 , Hakim Amara 3 , Kim Bolton 4 2 , Christophe Bichara 1
2 Department of Physics, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg Sweden, 3 Laboratoire d'Etudes des Microstructures , ONERA-CNRS , Chatillon France, 4 School of Engineering, University of Borås, Borås Sweden, 1 , CINaM CNRS, Marseille France

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9:15 AM - R1.2
Carbon Nanotube Nucleation versus Encapsulation Probed by MD Simulations.

Morgana Ribas 1 , Feng Ding 3 , Perla Balbuena 4 , Boris Yakobson 1 2
1 Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States, 3 Institute of Textile and Clothing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong China, 4 Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States

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9:30 AM - **R1.3
In Quest for Chirality Knob in the Nanotube Growth.

Boris Yakobson 1 , Alex Dobrinsky 1 , Feng Ding 1 , Yuanyue Liu 1 , Enrique Munoz 1
1 ME&MS, and Chemistry, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States

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10:00 AM - R1.4
Chirality Selection During Catalytic Nucleation of Carbon Nanotubes.

JinJin Wang 1 , John Robertson 1
1 Electrical Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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10:15 AM - R1.5
Understanding the Growth Transition From Carbon Nanotubes to Carbon Nanofibers.

Ranadeep Bhowmick 1 2 , Brett Cruden 2 , Bruce Clemens 1
1 , Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 , NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, United States

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10:30 AM - R1.6
Material Properties in Codimension > 0: Graphene Edge Properties.

Paulo Branicio 1 , David Srolovitz 1
1 Materials Theory and Simulation Laboratory, Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore Singapore

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10:45 AM - R1
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R2: Nanotube Forest Growth
Session Chairs
David Geohegan
A. John Hart
Tuesday PM, April 06, 2010
Room 2020 (Moscone West)

11:15 AM - **R2.1
Making Carbon Nanotube Forests: From Collective Growth Mechanics to Multifunctional Materials.

A. John Hart 1 , Eric Meshot 1 , Mostafa Bedewy 1 , Sameh Tawfick 1 , Erik Polsen 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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11:45 AM - R2.2
Controlled Structure of MWNT by Adjusting Metal-support Interactions in High-surface Area Catalysts.

Veronica Irurzun 1 , James Brown 1 , Daniel Resasco 1
1 CBME, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, United States

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12:00 PM - R2.3
Efficient Hydrocarbon Precursors for Rapid and Clean Carbon Nanotube Growth.

Eric Meshot 1 , Desiree Plata 2 , Christopher Reddy 3 , Philip Gschwend 2 , A. John Hart 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States

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12:15 PM - **R2.4
Preferential Growth of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Metallic Conductivity.

Avetik Harutyunyan 1
1 materials Science , Honda Research Institute USA Inc., Columbus, Ohio, United States

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12:45 PM - R2.5
Versatile Carbon Hybrid Films Composed of Vertical Carbon Nanotubes Grown on Graphene Film Substrates.

Sang Ouk Kim 1 , Rodney Ruoff 2
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Texas Materials Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

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R3: <i>In-situ</i> Growth Studies
Session Chairs
Jie Liu
Shigeo Maruyama
Tuesday PM, April 06, 2010
Room 2020 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **R3.1
In-situ Studies on the Role of the Catalyst During Carbon Nanotube CVD.

Stephan Hofmann 1
1 Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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3:00 PM - R3.2
Evolution, Activity, and Lifetime of Alumina-supported Fe Catalyst During Super Growth of Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Carpets: Influence of the Type of Alumina.

Placidus Amama 1 2 , Cary Pint 3 , Seung Min Kim 4 , Eric Stach 4 , Robert Hauge 3 , Benji Maruyama 1
1 RXBN, Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 2 University of Dayton Research Institute, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 3 Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States, 4 Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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3:15 PM - **R3.3
In-situ Measurement of the Effect of Au Doping in Ni Catalysts on the Yield of Tubular Carbon Nanostructures.

Renu Sharma 1 , See Wee Chee 2 , Peter Rez 3 , Jakob Wagner 4 , Michael Treacy 5
1 Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 2 LE-Center for Solid State Science, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 3 Center for Nanoscopy, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby Denmark, 4 Dept of Physics, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 5 Department of Physics, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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3:45 PM - R3.4
Fast Fluid Flow and Transport Selectivity in Carbon Nanotube Channels.

Francesco Fornasiero 1 , Jung Bi In 2 , Sangil Kim 6 , Hyung Gyu Park 5 , Costas Grigoropoulos 2 , Alex Noy 1 3 , Bakajin Olgica 6 4
1 Physical and Life Sciences - BBTD, LLNL, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 6 , Porifera Inc, Hayward, California, United States, 5 Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH , Zurich Switzerland, 3 School of Natural Sciences, UC Merced, Merced, California, United States, 4 NSF Center for Biophotonics Science & Technology, UC Davis, Sacramento, California, United States

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4:00 PM - R3
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R4: Nanotube Growth and Properties
Session Chairs
Jie Liu
Shigeo Maruyama
Tuesday PM, April 06, 2010
Room 2020 (Moscone West)

4:30 PM - **R4.1
Aligned Arrays of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Materials Aspects of Growth and Implementation in RF Electronics.

John Rogers 1
1 , University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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5:00 PM - R4.2
Horizontally-aligned, Selectively Grown Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes by CVD.

Cara Beasley 1 , Albert Lin 2 , Bruce Clemens 3 , H.-S. Philip Wong 3
1 Chemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Electical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 3 Material Science, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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5:15 PM - R4.3
Zinc Oxide Nanowire and Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Networks for CMOS Devices.

Yan Zhang 1 , Husnu Unalan 1 , Pritesh Hiralal 1 , Sharvari Dalal 1 , Mark Mann 1 , Gehan Amaratunga 1 , Stefano Lagomarsino 2 , William Milne 1 , Matt Cole 1
1 Electrical Engineering Division, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 , Istituto Fotonica e Nanotecnologie CNR, Rome Italy

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5:30 PM - R4.4
Massive Aligned Carbon Nanotubes for Beyond-CMOS Electronics.

Chuan Wang 1 , Koungmin Ryu 1 , Alexander Badmaev 1 , Jialu Zhang 1 , Chongwu Zhou 1
1 Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States

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5:45 PM - R4.5
Facile Alignment of Carbon Nanotubes Mediated by Tethered Maghemite Nanoparticles.

Il Tae Kim 1 2 , Nunnery Grady 1 , Karl Jacob 2 , Justin Schwartz 4 , Xiaotao Liu 4 , Rina Tannenbaum 1 3
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 2 Polymer, Textile, and Fiber Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 4 Mechanical Engineering, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 3 Chemical Engineering , Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa Israel

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R5: Poster Session: Nanotube Composites, Functionalization and Dispersion
Session Chairs
John Robertson
Tuesday PM, April 06, 2010
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

6:00 PM - R5.11
Carbon Nanomaterials in Silica Aerogel Matrices.

Christopher Hamilton 1 , Juan Duque 1 , Gautam Gupta 1 , Stephen Doorn 1 , Andrew Dattelbaum 1 , Kimberly DeFriend Obrey 1
1 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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6:00 PM - R5.12
High Performance Titania-wrapped Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Network Thin Films.

Joong Tark Han 1 , Hee Jin Jeong 1 , Seung Yol Jeong 1 , Geon-Woong Lee 1
1 , Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute, Changwon Korea (the Republic of)

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6:00 PM - R5.13
Transfer Printing Carbon Nanotube Films to Understand the Effects of Self-assembled Monolayers on the Electrical Properties of Carbon Nanotubes.

Michael Vosgueritchian 1 , Melburne LeMieux 1 , Zhenan Bao 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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6:00 PM - R5.14
Quantitative Metric for Nano-filler Dispersion in Polymer Composites.

Luke Gibbons 1 2 , Peter Lillehei 3 , Jae-Woo Kim 1 , Cheol Park 1 4
1 , National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, Virginia, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States, 3 Advanced Materials and Processing Branch, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia, United States, 4 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

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6:00 PM - R5.15
Dynamic Hydrophobic Behavior of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Arrays.

Erman Bengu 1 , Beril Baykal 1 , Gokce Kucukayan 2
1 Chemistry, Bilkent University, Ankara Turkey, 2 Nanotechnology Research Center (UNAM), Bilkent University, Ankara Turkey

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6:00 PM - R5.16
Versatility of Poly-L-Lysine for Carbon Nanotube Network Film Coating.

Debora Lin 1 , Christopher Bettinger 1 , Zhenan Bao 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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6:00 PM - R5.17
Tailoring the Dispersion State of Carbon Nanotubes in Water Using Stimuli-responsive Polymers.

Jaime Grunlan 1 2 , Krishna Etika 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering Program, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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6:00 PM - R5.19
Fluorination of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Solution Phase.

Ji Eun Park 1 , Hee Cheul Choi 1
1 Chemistry and advanced materials science, Pohang university of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang Korea (the Republic of)

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6:00 PM - R5.2
Mesoscopic Dynamic Modeling of Impact Resistance of Carbon Nanotube Materials.

William Jacobs 1 , Alexey Volkov 1 , David Nicholson 1 , Leonid Zhigilei 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

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6:00 PM - R5.20
Selective Integration of Individual Metallic Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes from Heterogeneous Solutions.

Brian Burg 1 , Julian Schneider 1 , Niklas Schirmer 1 , Dimos Poulikakos 1
1 Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland

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6:00 PM - R5.21
Influence of Structural Defects on the Electronic Properties of Carbon Nanotubes Examined by Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy.

Cristina Giusca 1 , S. Ravi Silva 1
1 Advanced Technology Institute, University of Surrey, Guildford United Kingdom

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6:00 PM - R5.23
Effects of Nitric Acid Treatments on Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Network Devices.

Huiseong Jeong 1 , Ji-Yong Park 1
1 Division of Energy Systems Research, Ajou University, Suwon Korea (the Republic of)

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6:00 PM - R5.26
True Linear Kinetics of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Growth Revealed by Spatial Mapping of Alignment.

Mostafa Bedewy 1 , Eric Meshot 1 , Kevin Lyons 1 , Arthur Woll 2 , Anne Juggernauth 1 3 , Sameh Tawfick 1 , A. John Hart 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 , Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 3 Macromolecular Science and Engineering Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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6:00 PM - R5.27
Nitrogen Implantation and High Temperature Studies of Diamond Nanorods/Nanoflakes Spherule by High Resolution XPS.

Swathi Iyer 1 , Paul Maguire 1
1 School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, NIBEC, University of Ulster, Belfast, Belfast, Norther Ireland, United Kingdom

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6:00 PM - R5.28
Comparison of Fitting Procedures in Relating the G′ Band to the Presence of Defects in Carbon Nanotubes.

Szetsen Lee 1 , Jr-Wei Peng 1
1 Chemistry, Chung Yuan University, Chungli Taiwan

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6:00 PM - R5.3
Directed Solution Assembly of Nanotube Networks on Polymers Dielectrics for Low Voltage Transistors and Aqueous Chemical Sensors.

Melburne LeMieux 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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6:00 PM - R5.30
Influence of Additives on Preparation and Properties on Nanostructured Carbons.

Vinay Bhat 1 , Cristian Contescu 1 , Nidia Gallego 1
1 Carbon Materials Technology Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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6:00 PM - R5.31
Mechanically Robust, Conductive Carbon Nanotube-based Aerogels and Their Composites.

Marcus Worsley 1 , Sergei Kucheyev 1 , Joshua Kuntz 1 , Thomas Han 1 , Octavio Cervantes 1 , Joe Satcher 1 , Alex Hamza 1 , Theodore Baumann 1
1 Physical and Life Sciences Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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6:00 PM - R5.32
Role of Marangoni-Bernard Instability on the Formation of Electrical Conductive Network in Amorphous Polymer-carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites Films.

Sang Il Jun 1 , Soon Sik Lee 1 , Hye Min Kim 1 , Cho Hee Park 1 , Sua Choi 1 , Do Young Bae 1 , Heon Sang Lee 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Dong-A University, Busan Korea (the Republic of)

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6:00 PM - R5.33
Structural Characterization and Application of Carbon Nanoscrolls in Composites.

Debdulal Roy 1 , Eloisa Angeles Tactay 2 , Richard Brown 1 , Steve Spencer 1 , Tony Fry 1 , Martin Milton 1
1 , National Physical Laboratory, Teddington United Kingdom, 2 , University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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6:00 PM - R5.34
Woven-fabric Textile Nanocomposites: Surprising Enhancement in In-plane, Fiber-dominated Mechanical Properties.

Iti Srivastava 1 , Mohammad Rafiee 1 , Nikhil Koratkar 1
1 Material Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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6:00 PM - R5.35
Characterization of Carbon Nano-materials With the Confocal Raman-AFM.

Ute Schmidt 1 , Fernando Vargas 1 , Thomas Dieing 1 , Klaus Weishaupt 1
1 , WITec GmbH, Ulm Germany

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6:00 PM - R5.39
CNT Gate FETs and Nonvolatile Memories.

Rea Setya 1 , Pik-Yiu Chan 1 , Fuad Alamoody 1 , John Fikiet 1 , Fotios Papadimitrakopoulos 2 , Faquir Jain 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 2 Chemistry and IMS, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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