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Spring 2011 Logo2011 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 25-29, 2011 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Ping Chen, Chang Beom-Eom, Samuel S. Mao, Ryan O'Hayre

Symposium Z : Nanoscale Electromechanics of Inorganic, Macromolecular, and Biological Systems

2011-04-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Jiangyu Li University of Washington
Sergei V. Kalinin Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Min-Feng Yu University of Illinois
Paul S. Weiss University of California-Los Angeles

Symposium Support

Asylum Research
Radiant Technologies Inc
Z1: Electromechanics
Session Chairs
Xue Feng
Xuanhe Zhao
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Room 3012 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - **Z1.1
Piezotronics and Piezo-phototronics.

Zhong Wang 1
1 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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9:30 AM - **Z1.2
Engineering Active Molecular Plasmonics.

Yue Bing Zheng 1 , Bala Krishna Juluri 1 , Lei Fang 2 , Qingzhen Hao 1 , Lasse Jensen 3 , Paul Weiss 4 , Fraser Stoddart 2 , Tony Jun Huang 1
1 Engineering Science and Mechanics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 3 Department of Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 4 California Nanosystems Institute and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States

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10:00 AM - Z1.3
Stretchable Piezoelectrics for Energy Harvesting.

Xue Feng 1 , Byung-duk Yang 2 , Canan Dagdeviren 2 , John Rogers 2 3 , Yonggang Huang 4
1 Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing China, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 3 Chemistry, University Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 4 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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10:15 AM - Z1.4
Deformation of Nanotubes/Graphene by a Transverse Electric Field.

Zhao Wang 1
1 , CEA-Grenoble, Grenoble France

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10:30 AM - Z1.5
Electrical and Chemical Characterization of Conducting Diamond Tips for In-situ Electrical Measurements during Nanoindentation.

David Sprouster 1 , Simon Ruffell 1 , Jodie Bradby 1 , James Williams 1 , Oden Warren 2 , Ryan Major 2
1 Research school of physics and engineering, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2 , Hysitron Incorporated, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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10:45 AM - Z1: EM

11:15 AM - **Z1.6
Theory of Dielectric Elastomers.

Zhigang Suo 1
1 , Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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11:45 AM - **Z1.7
Design, Control, and Measurement of Molecular-scale Assemblies.

Bala Krishna Pathem 1 , Paul Weiss 1
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry, California Nanosystems Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States

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12:15 PM - Z1.8
Harnessing Electromechanical Instabilities in Polymers at Multiple Length Scales.

Xuanhe Zhao 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States

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12:30 PM - Z1.9
Multiphysics Modeling of Ionic Gel Actuators.

Jinxiong Zhou 1
1 , Xi'anJiaotong University, Xi'an China

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12:45 PM - Z1.10
Polyelectrolytes in Electric Field: Generation of Mechanical Fforce.

Christian Seidel 1 , Nikolai Brilliantov 2
1 Dept. of Theory and Bio-Systems, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam Germany, 2 Dept. of Mathematics, University of Leicester, Leicester United Kingdom

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