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4th Annual Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Forum

4th Annual Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Forum

Schedule of Events

2:45 - 3:00 Update on VINSE and IGPMS Leonard Felmdan, Physics

3:00 - 3:30 Targeting cell surface receptors with ligand conjugated nanocrystals
Sandra Rosenthal, Chemistry

3:30 - 4:00 Advanced carbon nanotechnology applications
Jim Davidson, Electrical Engineering

4:00 - 4:15 BREAK

4:15 - 5:15
Navigating the nanoworld through Z-contrast STEM
Stephen Pennycook, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

5:15 - 6:00 POSTER SESSION

6:00 - 6:.30 Metal and metal-oxide nanostructures for optical experiments and applications
Richard Haglund,

6:30 - 7:00 Femtonewton forces on nanoparticles caught in a biological web: modulating drug delivery in solid tumors
Todd Giorgio, Biomedical


Poster Submissions

  1. Atomic Number Contrast Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy  (Z-STEM) of CdSe Nanocrystals and CdSe/ZnS Core/Shell Nanocrystals
    Presented by: James McBride (Rosenthal)
  2. Modeling of Nanoscale Devices using Non-Equilibrium Green's Function
    Presented by: Anuradha Bulusu (Walker)
  3. Ion Scattering Studies of Nanostructures
    Presented by: Sriram Dixit (Feldman)
  4. Time-of-flight Medium Energy Backscattering Analysis of High-k Gate Dielectric/silicon Interfaces
    Presented by: Bob Geil (Rogers)
  5. Nano-graphitic Flakes: A New Electronic Material?
    Presented by: Weijie Lu, Fisk University
  6. Investigation of Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles As Interstitial Dispersion Agents
    Presented by: Sam Kuhn (Giorgio)
  7. Field Emission Devices Based on Carbon Nanotubes
    Presented by: Siyu Wei (Davidson/Kang)
  8. Electron Transfer Protein/Monolayer Protected Gold Nanocluster Complexes: Synthesis and Characterization
    Presented by: Chinmay Soman (Jennings/Cliffel)
  9. Emission Behavior of Designed Diamond Nanostructure
    Presented by:  Yong Mui Wong, Rohit Takalkar, Karthik Subramanian (Davidson/Kang)
  10. Metal-semiconductor transition in VO2 thin films fabricated by pulsed laser deposition
    Presented by:  Jae Yong Suh and John Rozen (Feldman)
  11. Bond-centered Hydrogen in Amorphous Silicon and its Role in Amorphous-nano-crystalline Si Transition
    Presented by: Trevor Wang (Feldman)
  12. Biomimetic Synthesis of Silica Nanostructures
    Presented by: Marc Knecht (Wright)

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