221st ECS Meeting - Seattle, Washington

May 6 - May 10, 2012



H4 - Carbon Nanotubes and Nanostructures: Applications and Devices


Monday, May 7, 2012

Room 619, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Optics Effects and Applications

Co-Chairs: Holt and Voisin
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
08:00   1186   (Invited) Anomalous Current-Voltage Characteristics and Non-Adiabatic/Adiabatic Phase Transitions in Ultra-Clean Suspended Carbon Nanotubes R. Dhall, M. Amer, S. Chang, Z. Liu, and S. B. Cronin (University of Southern California)
08:20   1187   (Invited) Optical Properties of Freely Suspended Carbon Nanotubes at Cryogenic Temperatures A. Hoegele (LMU Munich)
08:40   1188   (Invited) Dramatic Reduction of IR Vibrational Cross-sections of Molecules Encapsulated in Carbon Nanotubes D. Kazachkin (Temple University), Y. Nishimura (Nagoya University), H. Witek (National Chiao Tung University), S. Irle (Nagoya University), and E. Borguet (Temple University)
09:00   1189   (Invited) Resonance Raman Spectroscopy of Separated SWCNTs J. Simpson (Towson University), J. Fagan, R. Stephenson (National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)), X. Tu (Polymers Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8540, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-8540, United States), M. Zheng (NIST), and A. R. Hight Walker (National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST))
09:20   1190   Thin Films with Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes for Non-contact Strain Sensing S. Bachilo (Rice University), P. Withey (University of Houston-Clear Lake), S. Mohan, S. Nagarajaiah, and R. Weisman (Rice University)
09:40 Intermission (20 Minutes)

Solar Energy Conversion

Co-Chairs: Cronin and Hoegele
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
10:00   1191   (Invited) Optimizing the Carbon Nanotube/Conjugated Polymer Interaction in Organic Solar Cell Active Layers J. M. Holt, K. Mistry, A. Ferguson, N. Kopidakis, B. Larsen (National Renewable Energy Laboratory), F. Prehn (University of Wisconsin-Madison), M. Heeney (Imperial College London), G. Rumbles, and J. L. Blackburn (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
10:20   1192   (Invited) Photocurrent in Macroscopically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Arrays S. Nanot, C. Pint, L. Hendricks, J. Kono, R. Hauge (Rice University), A. Cummings, and F. Leonard (Sandia National Laboratories)
10:40   1193   (Invited) Light Harvesting with Porphyrin/Carbon Nanotube Compounds C. Voisin (Laboratoire Pierre Aigrain), C. Roquelet (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan), F. Vialla, B. Langlois (ENS), J. Lauret (ENS Cachan), P. Roussignol (Ecole Normale Supérieure), and E. Deleporte (ENS Cachan)
11:00   1194   Efficiently Harvesting Excitons in Macroscopic Semiconducting Carbon Nanotube Photovoltaic Devices by Rationally Controlling their Morphology and Nanostructuring D. Bindl, M. Wu, and M. Arnold (UW Madison)
11:20   1195   Carbon Nanomaterials and Polymers Composite Electrolyte for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells: Electrochemical and Photovoltaic Properties M. Akhtar, Z. Li, J. Jang, J. Yang, and O. Yang (Chonbuk National University)

Theory and Modeling

Co-Chairs: Leonard and Martel
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
11:40   1196   (Invited) Time-Domain ab initio Studies of Molecule and Quantum Dot Sensitized TiO2 O. Prezhdo (University of Rochester)
12:00   1197   (Invited) Structural Model, Catalytic CVD Synthesis and Elasticity of Helically Coiled Carbon Nanotubes I. Milosevic, Z. Popovic, M. Damnjanovic (University of Belgrade), D. Fejes (Department of Applied and Environmental Chemistry, University of Szeged, Szeged Rerrich tér 1. H-6720, Hungary), Z. Balogh (Center for Electron Nanoscopy, Technical University of Denmark, Fysikvej 2800 Kgs Lyngby, Denmark), and K. Hernadi (Department of Applied and Environmental Chemistry, University of Szeged, Szeged Rerrich tér 1. H-6720, Hungary)
12:20 Lunch break (10 Minutes)
12:30 Lunch break (90 Minutes)
14:00   1198   Nanoscale Radiative Heat Transfer Between a Dielectric Substrate and an SWNT A. Nemilentsau and S. Rotkin (Lehigh University)

Electrochemistry of Nanotubes

Co-Chairs: Cronin and Prezhdo
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
14:20   1199   (Invited) Electrochemical Modification of Individual Carbon Nanotubes, and Their Sensing Properties P. Collins (University of California, Irvine)
14:40   1200   (Invited) Engineering Porous Structure and Surface Chemistry of Carbon for Supercapacitors G. Cao and S. Candelaria (University of Washington)
15:00   1201   Bismuth-Carbon Nanotube Composite Modified Carbon Paste Electrode for the Determination of Heavy Metal Ions N. Pikroh and P. Vanalabhpatana (Chulalongkorn University)

Progress in Synthesis and Separation

Co-Chairs: Hight-Walker and Cao
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
15:20   1202   (Invited) Analytical Ultracentrifugation Characterization of Empty and Water-Filled Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes J. A. Fagan, V. Rastogi (National Institute of Standards and Technology), J. L. Blackburn (National Renewable Energy Laboratory), and A. R. Hight Walker (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
15:40   1203   (Invited) Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Aerogels and Composites Thereof K. Kim, Y. Oh, I. Lee, C. Jeong, and M. F. Islam (Carnegie Mellon University)
16:00   1204   (Invited) Direct Synthesis and Potential Applications of Thin Highly Transparent Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes Films with High Conductivity E. Pigos, G. Chen, and A. R. Harutyunyan (Honda Research Institute USA Inc.)
16:20   1205   Microstructure and Properties of Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Ceramics J. Shin and H. Seong-Hyeon (seoul national university)

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Room 619, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Transport, Characterization, and Applications

Co-Chairs: Rotkin and Stampfer
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
08:00   1206   Enabling "Bottom up" Approach for Nano Probe Fabrication and Study of Carbon Nanotubes I. Kuljanishvili (Saint Louis University)
08:20   1207   (Invited) Intrinsic Resistivity of Individual Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Known-Chirality M. Takekoshi and P. Kim (Columbia University)
08:40   1208   (Invited) Charge Injection Mechanism at Carbon Nanotube-Organic Semiconductor Interface B. Sarker and S. Khondaker (University of Central Florida)
09:00   1209   (Invited) Graphene Quantum Devices C. Stampfer (RWTH Aachen University)
09:20   1210   (Invited) DNA-based Self-Assembly of Parallel Carbon Nanotube Arrays, and Suspended Graphene Switches M. Bockrath (University Of California, Riverside)
09:40 Intermission (20 Minutes)
10:00   1211   Covalently Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes for Electronics D. Bouilly, J. Cabana, F. Meunier (Université de Montréal), M. Desjardins-Carrière (École Polytechnique de Montréal), F. Lapointe (Université de Montréal), P. Gagnon (École Polytechnique de Montréal), F. L. Larouche (Université de Montréal), E. Adam (École Polytechnique de Montréal), M. Paillet (Université de Montréal), and R. Martel (University of Montreal)

Ballroom 6E, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Poster Session

Co-Chairs: Guldi and Weisman
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
o   1212   Fabrication of Pt Nanoclusters on Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene Sheets by Pulse Electrodeposition Method C. Hsieh, J. Wei, Y. Liu, W. Chen, and R. Juang (Yuan Ze University)
o   1213   Field Emission Characteristics of Carbon Nanotube-Zinc Oxide Compound Cathode by Hydrothermal Process C. Chang, C. Kei (National Chiao Tung University), C. Su (National Tsing Hua University), and H. Cheng (National Chiao Tung University)
o   1214   Fabrication of Carbon Nanotube Thin Film on Highly Rough Glass Substrate as Field Emission Devices Y. Chien, W. Tsai, I. Lee (National Chiao Tung University), C. Yuan, C. Sung (Stanley Glass Corporation), K. Cheng, and K. Cheng (Material and Chemical Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute)
o   1215   Carbon Nanotubes Directly Grown on Ultra-thin Graphite for Field Emission W. Tsai, Y. Chien, and H. Cheng (National Chiao Tung University)
o   1216   Planting of Carbon Nanotubes on Nano-Textured and Micro-Structured Silicon Substrates S. Taak, S. Darbari, M. Poudineh, Z. Sanaee, and S. Mohajerzadeh (University of Tehran)
o   1217   Enzymatic Nanostructured Carbon Electrodes for Biofuel Cell Application E. Nazaruk, M. Karaskiewicz (University of Warsaw), K. Zelechowska, J. Biernat (Gdansk University of Technology), J. Rogalski (Maria Curie Sklodowska University), and R. Bilewicz (University of Warsaw)
o   1218   Electrochemical Synthesis and Characterization of Polypyrrole/Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Composites M. Raicopol, B. Cioaca, M. Ionita, and L. Pilan (University Politehnica of Bucharest)
o   1219   Absorption of Radiofrequency Energy by Gold Nanoparticles and Gd3+ Loaded Ultra-short Carbon Nanotubes for Applications in Non-invasive Radiofrequency Hyperthermia Cancer Treatment S. J. Corr (University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre), S. Phounsavath, L. Wilson (Rice University), and S. Curley (University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre)
o   1220   Fabrication of Chemical Functionalized Graphene Solution S. Lee, J. Han, Y. Kwon, M. Kang, I. Lee (Korea Research Institute of Chmical Technology), and K. An (Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology)
o   1221   Tailoring the Microstructure Characteristics of Cu-MWCNT Metal Matrix Composites Through Modified Deposition Parameters R. Manu and S. Jayakrishnan (Central Electrochemical Research Institute)