201st Meeting - Philadelphia, PA

May 12-17, 2002


A2 - Nanotechnology

All ECS Divisions and Groups

Monday, May 13, 2002

Salon B, Level 5

Co-Chairs: W.A. van Schalkwijk and W. Schindler

10:0052 Carbon Nanotube Electronics - P. Avouris, V. Derycke, R. Martel, S. Wind, and J. Appenzeller (IBM)
10:4053 Antibacterial and Anticorrosion Effects of Titanium Dioxide Photoactive Coatings - A. Fujishima, Y. Ohko, S. Saitoh, T. Tatsuma (The University of Tokyo), C. Niwa, and Y. Kubota (University of Yokohama City)
11:2054 Medical Appilcations of Fullerene Nanostructures. Systemic Treatment by C3 Carboxyfullerene Rescues Dopaminergic Synapses and Decreases Parkinsonian Symptoms in 6-Hydroxydopamine Lesioned Rats - L. Dugan, K. Quick (Washington University), U.J. Kang, K. Nakamura (University of Chicago Medical School), E.G. Lovett, and K. Omalley (Washington University)

Co-Chairs: S. Seal and K. Murakoshi

1:4055 Composite Semiconductor Nanocolumnar ZnO/CdTe Films - C. Levy-Clement, S. Bastide, A. Katty (CNRS), and V. Munoz-Sanjose (Universitat de Valencia)
2:0056 Simultaneous Detection and Degradation of Low Level Organic Contaminants Using ZnO Nanostructures - P. Kamat and R. Huehn (University of Notre Dame)
2:2057 Preparation of Sustainable Metal Thin Wire Showing Quantized Conductance in Solution - K. Murakoshi, J. Li, and Y. Nakato (Osaka University)
2:4058 Transmission Surface Plasmon Spectroscopy for Monitoring Molecular Binding to Gold Island Films - A. Vaskevich, G. Kalyuzhny, N. Filip Granit (Weizmann Institute of Science), M.A. Schneeweiss (L.O.T - Oriel Ltd.), I. Lichman, E. Klein, and I. Rubinstein (Weizmann Institute of Science)
3:0059 Active States of Metal Surfaces: The Nanoparticle or Quantum Dot Factor in Electrocatalysis - A.J. Ahern, L.D. Burke, and L.C. Nagle (University College Cork)
3:20 Twenty-Minute Intermission -
3:4060 A Selective-Photochemistry Approach to Nanostructure Synthesis - M. Tao (University of Texas at Arlington)
4:0061 Electrochemical Characterization of Carbon Films with Highly Porous Microstructures - G.K. Kiema and M.J. Brett (University of Alberta)
4:2062 The Experimental Examination of the Formation Mechanism of Nano-size Periodic Porous Silicon - N. Inoue, S. Sugawa, and T. Ohmi (Tohoku University)
4:4063 Simulation of Nanotube Devices - S.V. Rotkin (Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology)
5:0064 Nanostructured Gold and Alloy Catalysts - M. Maye, J. Luo, N. Ly, W.-B. Chan, M. Hepel, and C.-J. Zhong (State University of New York at Binghamton)
5:2065 Quantum Confinement in PbSe thin films formed by Electrochemical Atomic-Layer Epitaxy - R. vaidyanathan, J. Stickney, and U. Happek (University of Georgia)

Tuesday, May 14, 2002

Franklin Hall, Level 4

Co-Chairs: W.A. van Schalkwijk and S. Seal

o66 Molecular Polarizability of Si/Ge/GaAs Clusters and Nanostructures - F. Torrens (Universitat de Valencia)
o67 Effects of Surface Area and Surface Functionality of Fumed Silica on the Crystallization of PEO - J. Ding, P. Maitra, and S. Wunder (Temple University)
o68 Direct Detection of Hyaluronan-binding Protein (HABP) Based on an Alumina Sol-gel Derived Immunosensor with the Capacitive Measurement - J. Dechen, T. Jia, L. BaoHong (Fudan University), S. Xian Rong (Naval Medical Research Institute), L. Ai Zhen, H. Yi Ping, and K. Ji Lie (Fudan University)
o69 Surface Modification of Fumed Silica with PEO-Silanes - P. Maitra, J. Ding, and S. Wunder (Temple University)
o70 Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy (SECM) as a New Approach for Measuring Photomineralization Kinetics at an Illuminated Titanium Dioxide Film - S. Ahmed, T. Kemp, and P. Unwin (University of Warwick)
o71 Synthesis of Nano-silver Containing Silica Glass by Sol-gel - W. Li, S. Seal, E. Megen (Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center (AMPAC) & Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering(MMAE)), and L. Lachal (Universite Claude Bernard/Lyon 1)
o72 Functionalized Nanoparticle Silicas as Single Ion Conductors - H. Zhang, P. Maitra, H. Huang, D. Grandstaff, and S. Wunder (Temple University)
o73 Sol-Gel Preparation of TiO2/ZrO2 Films and Photcatalytic Reduction Cr(VI) in Aqueous Acid Media - A. Eremenko, N. Smirnova, Y. Divinsky, and N. Vityuk (Institute of Surface Chemistry)
o74 Polypyrrol Films Formation by Competitive Electrooxidation of Halogenides and Pyrrol - T. Hernandez-Perez (UAM-Azcapotzalco), M. Salmon (UNAM), M. Morales (UAM-Iztaplapa), and N. Batina (UAM-Azcapotzalco)

Friday, May 17, 2002

Salon B, Level 5

Co-Chairs: W.A. van Schalkwijk and S. Seal

8:3075 Electrochemical Deposition of Metal Nanoclusters on Diamond Electrode for Electroanalytical Applications - T. Narasinga Rao, T. Ivandini, N. Sasaki, C. Terashima, B. Venkata Sarada, and A. Fujishima (The University of Tokyo)
8:5076 Measurement of the Activity of Small Clusters of Fuel Cell Electrocatalysts Using NM Sized Carbon Electrodes - A. Kucernak and S. Chen (Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine)
9:1077 Preparation of Palladium Nanoclusters with both Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Properties by Using Time-dependent and Self-regulated Surfactant - C.-L. Lee and C.-C. Wan (National Tsing-Hua University)
9:3078 Pulsed Electrospinning of Biopolymers - M. Garnett and C.V. Krishnan (Garnett McKeen Laboratory, Inc.)
9:5079 The Role of Surface Tension in Nanoscale Pattern Formation of Aluminum Electropolishing - W. Guo and D. Johnson (University of Alabama)
10:10 Ten-Minute Intermission -
10:2080 Ultrahigh-sensitive and Automated Kr Gas Adsorption Technique: A Trial to Characterize the Porosity of Thin Film Materials - H. Yanazawa (Association of Super-Advanced Electronics Technologies), K. Nakai (BEL Japan INC.), I. Suzuki (Utsunomiya University), H. Matunaga, and H. Itoh (Association of Super-Advanced Electronics Technologies)
10:4081 Conducting Polymer-Clay Nanocomposite Coatings for Corrosion Protection of Al 2024-T3 - Y. Zhu, R. Rajagopalan, and J. Iroh (University of Cincinnati)
11:0082 Morphological Study of Dendritic Polymer Templates for the Formation of Inorganic Nanoclusters in Amorphous and Crystalline Polymer Composites - G. Kim (Dow Corning Corporation), F. Grohn, B. Viers, B. Bauer, and E. Amis (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
11:2083 Effect of Matrix Plasticizing Conditions and Filler Interfacial Properties on the Percolation Threshold of Polymer-Carbon Composites - A. Shevade, A. Jewel, S.-P. Yen, A. Ryan, and M. Homer (California Institute of Technology)
11:4084 Laser Flash Photolysis Study of Intermolecular Electron Transfer Processes of Adsorbed Anthracene-N,Ndimethylaniline Pair on Titania-silica Nanosized Photocatalysts - A. Eremenko (Institute of Surface Chemistry)