201st Meeting - Philadelphia, PA

May 12-17, 2002


K1 - Second International Symposium on Cold Cathodes

Dielectric Science and Technology/Electronics/Luminescence and Display Materials

Monday, May 13, 2002

Conference Room 307, Level 3

Carbon Nanotubes

Co-Chairs: O. Groening and J.E. Yater

10:00436 Nanoscience and The ONR/DoN Science & Technology Process - J. Pazik (Office of Naval Research)
10:40 Ten-Minute Intermission -
10:50437 Quantum Interference Effects in the Nanotriode - S. Johnson, A. Blackburn, A. Driskill-Smith, D. Hasko, and H. Ahmed (University of Cambridge)
11:20438 Microgated In-Situ Grown Carbon Nanotube Field Emitter Arrays - D. Hsu and J. Shaw (Naval Research Laboratory)
11:50439 A Micromachined Vacuum Triode Using a Carbon Nanotube Cold Cathode - W. Zhu, L.H. Chen (Agere Systems), C. Bower (Inplane Photonics), D. Lopez, and P. Gammel (Agere Systems)
12:10440 Photo Electron Emission Microscopy (PEEM), Field Emission Electron Microscopy (FEEM) and Themionic FEEM of Nitrogen and Sulfur Doped Carbon Flims - F. Koeck (North Carolina State University), S. Gupta, G. Morell (University of Puerto Rico), J. Garguilo, B. Brown, R. Nemanich (North Carolina State University), and B. Weiner (University of Puerto Rico)

Carbon Nanotubes

Co-Chairs: D. Hsu and W. Zhu

1:40441 Scanning Anode Field Emission Microscopy Investigations of Carbon Nanotube Thin Films - O. Groening, L.-O. Nilsson, R. Clergereaux, P. Groening, and L. Schlapbach (University of Fribourg)
2:10442 Saturated Field Emission from Carbon Nanotubes - J. Shaw and D. Hsu (Naval Reserch Lab)
2:30443 Fabrication and Characterization of Field Emission Devices Based on Single Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanofibers - M. Guillorn, V. Merkulov, A. Melechko, D. Ellis, L. Baylor, D. Lowndes, and M. Simpson (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
2:50444 Atom-by-atom Analysis of Field Emission Sources by the Scanning Atom Probe - O. Nishikawa, T. Murakami, M. Watanabe, T. Yagyu, and M. Taniguchi (Kanazawa Institute of Technology)
3:10 Twenty-Minute Intermission -

Field Emitter Arrays

Co-Chairs: C. Hunt and K.L. Jensen

3:40445 Field Emitter Array Performance Enhancement By Self Cleaning - P. Schwoebel, C. Spindt, and C. Holland (SRI International)
4:10446 Study of Emitter Materials for use in Hostile Environments - W. Mackie, C. Dandeneau, L. Southall, and F. Charbonnier (Applied Physics Technologies, Inc.)
4:30447 Intelligent Silicon Field Emission Arrays - C.-Y. Hong and A.I. Akinwande (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
4:50448 Field Emission Array Cathode Material Selection for Compatibility with Electric Propulsion Applications - C. Marrese, J. Polk (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), and W. Mackie (Applied Physics Technologies Inc.)
5:20449 Field Emission Study of Ti-Silicide Array - M.-Y. Jung, S.S. Choi (Sun Moon University), S.B. Kim, and H.T. Jeon (Hanyang University)
5:40450 Field Induced Thickening of the Au-coated Nanosize Si-tip and Field Emission from the PR-coated Si-tip - M.Y. Jung and S.S. Choi (Sun Moon University)

Tuesday, May 14, 2002

Theory and Simulation

Co-Chairs: P. Schwoebel and C. Marresse

8:00451 Emissive and Cooling Properties of Carbon Based Materials for Microelectronics - N. Miskovsky, P. Cutler (Penn State University), A. Mayer (Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix-Namur), N. Kumar (UHV Technologies, Inc.), and M. Chung (University of Ulsan)
8:30452 Modeling Device Performance and Feature Variation in Microtip Field Emitters - J. Zuber (United States Naval Academy) and K. Jensen (University of Maryland)
8:50453 Simulations of Transport and Field-Emission Properties of Multi-wall Carbon Nanotubes - A. Mayer (Facultes Universitaires N.-D. de la Paix), N. Miskovsky, and P. Cutler (The Pennsylvania State University)
9:10454 Equilibrium Theory of Nanotips - G. Bilbro (North Carolina State University)
9:30 Ten-Minute Intermission -
9:40455 An Analysis of FEA Noise Mechanisms - K. Jensen (University of Maryland), M. Cahay (University of Cincinnati), and C. Marrese-Reading (Jet Propulsion Lab)
10:00456 Sub-Poissonian and Super-Poissonian Shot Noise in Planar Cold Cathodes - R. Krishnan, M. Cahay (University of Cincinnati), and K.L. Jensen (NRL)
10:20457 On the Extraction of Data from Field Emission Experiments with Nanoscale Objects - D. Jaeger, T. Tyler, V. Zhirnov, and J. Hren (North Carolina State University)
10:40458 Current Density Evaluation At The Barrier Maximum - K. Jensen, P. O'Shea, and D. Feldman (University of Maryland)

Thin Film Nanostructures

Co-Chairs: N. Miskosky and S. Johnson

1:40459 Reticulated Vitreous Carbon (RVC) as a Field Emission Surface for Large-Area Applications - C.E. Hunt (University of California)
2:10460 Emission from GaN p-n Junction Cold Cathodes - J. Shaw (Naval Research Laboratory), J. Smith, R. Treece, and J. Pankove (Astralux Incorporated)
2:30461 Effect of Film Thickness on Low-Energy Electron Transmission in Thin CVD Diamond Films - J. Yater, A. Shih, J. Butler, and P. Pehrsson (Naval Research Laboratory)
2:50462 Growth and Characterization of Thin Films of Rare-Earth Sulfides on Various Substrates - Y. Modukuru, J. Thachery, M. Cahay, and P. Boolchand (University of Cincinnati)
3:10463 Surface-Emmitting Ballistic Cold Cathodes Based on Nanocrystalline Silicon Diodes - N. Koshida, A. Kojima, Y. Nakajima (Tokyo University of A & T), T. Ichihara, Y. Watabe, and T. Komoda (Matsushita Electric Works)
3:30464 The Effects of Various Si Substrates on the Field Emission of Cubic Boron Nitride Thin Films - P.A. Encarnacion, A. Daniel, Y. Sheng, and R. Clarke (The University of Michigan)
3:50465 Microwave-Tube Experiments Utilizing Ferroelectric Electron-Gun - M. Einat, E. Jerby, and G. Rosenman (Tel-Aviv University)

Tuesday, May 14, 2002

Franklin Hall, Level Four

Co-Chair: N. Miskosky

o466 Tunnel Charcateristics of the Metal Tip-Cathodes with the Superthin Diamond Coats in the Comparison of the Classical and Non-Local Considerations - V. Il'chenko (Kiev National University), L. Il'chenko (NAS of Ukraine), and R. Novosad (Kiev National University)
o467 Field Penetration Potential into the Superthin Dielectric Film - L. Il'chenko (NAS of Ukraine) and V. Il'chenko (Kiev National University)
o468 Theorreticla Calculation of the Internal Potential Barrier for the Metal/Semiconductor Film Structure - L. Il'chenko (NAS of Ukraine) and V. Il'chenko (Kiev National University)