Carbon Nano Structures & Devices

Carbon Nano Structures & Devices

Symposium Co-Chairs

Wolfgang S. BacsaWolfgang S. Bacsa
University of Toulouse, France
Philip G. CollinsPhilip G. Collins
Assistant Professor, Experimental Condensed-Matter Physics
University of California, Irvine

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Don  FutabaThe World of Carbon Nanotube Forests-Developing CNTs into an Industrial Material
Don Futaba
Senior Research Scientist , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) Nanotube Research Center Tsukuba, Japan
Ken  ShepardSolid-state electronics and single-molecule biophysics
Ken Shepard
Professor of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University
Andrew  RinzlerAndrew Rinzler
Professor, Department of Physics
University of Florida
Zhenan  BaoCarbon Nanotube Networks and Graphene for Electronic Devices
Zhenan Bao
Professor of Chemical Engineering, Stanford
Stuart LindsayCarbon Nanotubes as Nanofluidic Devices
Stuart Lindsay
Director, Center for Single Molecule Biophysics, Arizona State University

Symposium Sessions

Tuesday June 19

11:00 Graphene Keynotes
12:30 Networking Lunch - Expo
2:00 Graphene: Innovations in synthesis & production
4:30 Expo Reception and Poster Session I (4:30 - 6:30)

Wednesday June 20

8:30 Carbon Nano Structures & Devices: Keynotes
11:00 Graphene: CNT: Applications of Graphene Based Materials
11:00 Clean and Nano Innovation to Commercialization
12:30 Networking Lunch - Expo
1:00 NNI - Director’s Networking Session, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office
1:30 Exhibit and Poster Session II
 Carbon Nano Structures & Devices
3:00 Carbon Nanotechnology - From Chemistry to Commercialization. Why relationships are more important than technology
4:00 Carbon Nano Structured Composites
5:30 TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception
6:00 CTSI Utility Technology Challenge Awards and Reception

Thursday June 21

8:30 CNT: Carbon Nanotube Based Devices I
10:00 National Nanotechnology Initiative Triennial Review
11:00 CNT: Carbon Nanotube Based Devices II
12:30 National Innovation Showcase - Networking Lunch (available for purchase)
1:30 CNT: Carbon Nanostructures & Applications
4:00 TechConnect National Innovation Showcase, Reception & Poster Session III
 Carbon Nano Structures & Devices

Symposium Program

Tuesday June 19

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11:00Graphene KeynotesGrand Ballroom F
Session chair: Bor Jang, Angstron Materials, Inc., US
11:00Graphene Nanoelectronics
C.Y. Sung, IBM, US
11:30Graphene for Energy Storage Applications
B.Z. Jang, Angstron Materials, Inc, US (bio)
12:00Opportunities and Challenges for Transitioning Graphene Materials in Aerospace
S. Sinton, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, US
12:30Graphene Nanoplatelets: A Multifunctional Nanomaterial for Polymers, Composites and Energy Generation and Storage Applications
L.T. Drzal, XG Sciences, Inc., US
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12:30Networking Lunch - ExpoExpo Hall AB
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2:00Graphene: Innovations in synthesis & productionGrand Ballroom F
Session chair: Bor Jang, Angstron Materials, Inc., US
2:00Observation of Early to Full Covering Stages of Ethylene-based CVD of Graphene
K. Celebi, J.W. Choi, M.T. Cole, A.O. Altun, K.B.K. Teo, H.G. Park, ETH Zurich, CH
2:20Growth of Single and Bilayer Graphene Arrays on Cu by Chemical Vapor Deposition
S.S. Pei, W. Wu, Q.K. Yu, J.M. Pao, University of Houston, US
2:40Graphene films synthesis and transfer
J. de la Fuente, Graphenea, ES
3:00Novel 3D Graphene-Based Materials Prepared by Chemical Vapor Deposition: Process Development and Production Scaling-Up
E. Polyakova, D. Stolyarov, J. Zhang, C. McCarren, Graphene Laboratories, US
3:20High Electrical Conductivity Nanocomposites Prepared with Graphenes Synthesized by Catalyst Stagger
C.K. Nguyen, G. Le Van, N.T.A. Mai, D. Hieu, SAIGON HI TECH PARK, VN
3:40Preparation Routes to Aqueous Graphene Dispersions and Their Influence on Electrical Conductivity of Polymer Composites
M. Ghislandi, E. Tkalya, A. Alekseev, C.E. Koning, G. de With, TU/e, NL
4:00Rapid Raman Quality Analysis of CVD Graphene Directly on Growth Substrates
M.R. Monville, A. Rzhevskii, S. Banerjee, K. Strobl, CVD Equipment Corporation, US
4:20Mapping nanomechanical phenomena of graphene nanostructures using force modulation and ultrasonic force microscopy
O.V. Kolosov, N.D. Kay, B.J. Robinson, M. Rosamond, D. Zeze, F. Dinelli, Lancaster University, UK
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4:30Expo Reception and Poster Session I (4:30 - 6:30)Expo Hall AB
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-Patterning and reduction of graphene oxide using femtosecond-laser irradiation
C.C. Evans, S. Shukla, S. Saxena, S. Kang, E. Mazur, Harvard University, US
-Synthesis of the string-like CNT having few layers stacking of graphene
K. Muramatsu, M. Toyoda, Incubation Alliance,Inc., JP
-Scalable Straining of Graphene by Laser Shock
Ji Li, G.J. Cheng, Purdue University, US
-Graphene –modified Carbon Paste Electrode for Cadmium and Lead Monitoring with Flow based System
O. Chailapakul, S. Chuanuwatanakul, W. Wonsawat, Chulalongkorn University, TH
-Generation and Evaliation of Graphene Depends on the Electron Irradiation Applied to the Fullerene
S. Matsukawa, H. Kubota, Kumamoto University, JP
-Characterisation of Graphene in Liquid and Gaseous Environment with Quartz Crystal Microbalance for Applications in Real-Life Energy Storage Devices
R. Mazzocco, B. Robinson, O. Kolosov, Lancaster University, UK
-Tunneling Negative Differential Resistance in Flexible Silicone Graphite Composites
S.D. Littlejohn, A. Nogaret, S. Crampin, University of Bath, UK
-A Novel Electrical Contacting Technology to Graphene
B. Ghosh, C. Dale, R. Dewanto, N. Keegan, J. Hedley, Newcastle University, UK
-Detailed studies of graphene grown on C-face SiC
C. Virojanadara, Linkoeping University, SE
-Direct nanoscale imaging of ballistic and diffusive thermal transport in graphene nanostructures
O.V. Kolosov, M.E. Pumarol, P. Tovee, M.C. Rosamond, M.C. Petty, D.A. Zeze, V. Falko, Lancaster University, UK
-Near-field scanning microwave microscopy of electrical and magnetic properties of graphene and graphite
V.V. Talanov, C. Del Barga, L. Wickey, M. Ovezmyradov, E.A. Shaner, A.V. Gin, N.G. Kalugin, New Mexico Tech, US
-Energy Spectrum of a Symmetric Graphene Double-Quantum-Dot System in a Normal Magnetic Field
N.J. Morgenstern Horing, S.Y. Liu, S. Silverman, Raytheon Company, US
-Theory of Two-Dimensional Electron Systems Under Strong Magnetic Field at Low Temperatures
K. Yamada, T. Uchida, M. Fujita, T. Toyoda, Tokai University, JP
-A Model of Folding and Tearing in Free-Standing Graphene
M.J.B. Moura, M. Marder, University of Texas at Austin, US

Wednesday June 20

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8:30Carbon Nano Structures & Devices: KeynotesGrand Ballroom F
Session chair: Wolfgang S. Bacsa, University of Toulouse, France
8:30Carbon Nanotube Networks and Graphene for Electronic Devices
Z. Bao, Stanford University, US (bio)
9:00Solid-state electronics and single-molecule biophysics
K. Shepard, Columbia University, US
9:30Nanoscale Carbon Based Electronic Junction Control Devices
A. Rinzler, University of Florida, US (bio)
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11:00Graphene: CNT: Applications of Graphene Based MaterialsGrand Ballroom F
Session chair: Wolfgang S. Bacsa, University of Toulouse, France
11:00Hierarchical Graphene Macroassemblies
M.A. Worsley, M.D. Merrill, M.E. Suss, A. Wittstock, M. Stadermann, J.H. Satcher, J. Biener, T.F. Baumann, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
11:20Graphene-based Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell (DMFC)
A. Paneri, G. Ehlert, H. Sodano, S. Moghaddam, University of Florida, US
11:40Engineered Piezoelectricity in Graphene
M.T. Ong, E.J. Reed, Stanford University, US
12:00Dispersion of chemically-modified graphene and its applications
J.T. Han, S.H. Kim, J.S. Kim, S.Y. Jeong, H.J. Jeong, G-W Lee, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute, KR
12:20Vor-x™ graphene: A multi-functional material with real-world product adoption
J. Lettow, Vorbeck Materials Corp, US
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11:00Clean and Nano Innovation to CommercializationRoom 201
Session chair: Lynn Foster, BPT Pharma, US
11:00Who owns the smart grid patents?
J. Hurtado-Albir, G. Ceccarini, V. Veefkind, European Patent Office, DE
11:20Assessing Innovation in Renewable Energy Technologies Through Patent Analytics
L. Vemula, B. Uppala, A.K. Kacham, U. Turaga, Scitech Patent Art Services Inc., US
11:40From IP to Company Formation: Commercializing Innovation
S. Adams, R. Garsson, Greenberge Traurig, US
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12:30Networking Lunch - ExpoExhibit Hall AB
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1:00NNI - Director’s Networking Session, National Nanotechnology Coordination OfficeExhibit Hall A
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1:30Exhibit and Poster Session IIExhibit Hall AB
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Carbon Nano Structures & Devices
-The Detection Properties of Bulky Wrapped MWCNTs Towards Hazardous Gases
A. Olszewski, J. Lara-Romero, P. Cortes, Youngstown State University, US
-Effect of Cutting Parameters on The Surface Roughness of MWCNT Reinforced Epoxy Composite Using End-Milling Process
G. Harii Krishna Rao, M.N.M. Ansari, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, MY
-Development of materials and printing methods for fabrication of thin-film transistors on flexible substrates
J.W. Zhao, Y.L. Gao, W.B. Gu, J. Lin, Z. Chen, Z. Cui, Suzhou Institute of Nanotech and nano-bionics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN
-Optimization of Carbon Nanotube Thin-Film Transistor Fabrication
V. Kayastha, J. Lamb, Brewer Science, Inc., US
-The acid-base properties of carboxylated CNT and the design of CNTFET biosensor
H.J. Kwon, J-M Woo, J. Lim, S.H. Kim, Y.J. Park, Seoul National University, KR
-A Comparative Analysis of Transistors Based on Dielectrophoresis-Aligned Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) and Assembled Random-Network CNTs
J.L. Juhala, B.W. Griffith, Y. Duan, W. Xue, Washington State University, US
-Low-Z, Chemically Resistant, Microfabricated Carbon Composite Transmission Electron Microscope Grids
K. Zufelt, R. Vanfleet, RC. Davis, Brigham Young University, US
-Change of the Electronic Conductivity of CNTs and Graphene Sheets Caused by a Three-dimensional Strain Field
M. Ohnishi, K. Suzuki, H. Miura, Tohoku University, JP
-Moisture Assisted Electron Transport in Si-C Nanotubes: an ab-initio study
S. Choudhary, S. Qureshi, IIT Kanpur, IN
-Preparation and Properties of Poly(vinyl alcohol) Films Containing Magnetite Functionalized–Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes
I. Kong, R.A. Shanks, M.N.M. Ansari, G.H. Krishna Rao, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, MY
-Synthesis and Application of Multi-functionalized Hydrophilic Carbon Nanoparticles
K. Kokubo, M. Kato, T. Noguchi, A. Harada, I. Morita, T. Oshima, Osaka University, JP
-Chemical Sensing Properties of Carbon Nanofilms
V. Kumar, A.M. Zaitsev, The College of Staten Island and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, US
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3:00Carbon Nanotechnology - From Chemistry to Commercialization. Why relationships are more important than technologyGrand Ballroom F
Session chair: Kellee Johnson, Zyvex, US
-K. Epstein, NewCap Partners, US
-B.M. Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
-M. Tomczyk, The Wharton School, US
-E. Brown, APV Nano Fusing LLC, US
-M. Nemeth, Zyvex Technologies, US
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4:00Carbon Nano Structured CompositesGrand Ballroom F
Session chair: Thomas Twardowski, US
4:00Multifunctional Exfoliated Graphene Nanoplatelet/ HDPE and /PPS Nanocomposite PEM Fuel Cell Bipolar Plates
X. Jiang, L.T. Drzal, Michigan State University, US (bio)
4:30Unusual thermal diffusion of carbon nanotubes in a thermoplastic polymer
V. Tishkova, E. Pavlenko, P. Puechmont, E. Flahaut, W.S. Bacsa, CEMES, Univ. Toulouse, FR (bio)
4:50Highly Conductive, Super Stiff Carbon Nanotube-based Macroassemblies and Their Composites
M.A. Worsley, S.O. Kucheyev, J.D. Kuntz, T.Y-J. Han, J.H. Satcher Jr, A.V. Hamza, T.F. Baumann, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
5:10Electrical conductivity of carbon nanopowder fillers and their respective polymer composites prepared via latex technology
M. Ghislandi, B. Marinho, E. Tkalya, C.E. Koning, G. de With, Eindhoven University of Technology, NL
5:30Overcoming the Achilles’ Heel of Processing of Polymer Nanocomposites: Achieving Well-Dispersed Polymer-Graphite, Polymer-Carbon Nanotube, and Polymer-Graphene Nanocomposites with Major Property Enhancements by Solid-State Shear Pulverization
J.M. Torkelson, P.J. Brunner, N. Kane, Northwestern University, US
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5:30TechConnect Innovation Showcase ReceptionExpo Hall CD
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6:00CTSI Utility Technology Challenge Awards and ReceptionExpo Theater 1
Session chair: Patti Glaza, Arsenal Venture Partners, US

Thursday June 21

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8:30CNT: Carbon Nanotube Based Devices IGrand Ballroom F
Session chair: Wolfgang S. Bacsa, University of Toulouse, France
8:30Carbon Nanotubes as Nanofluidic Devices
S. Lindsay, Arizona State University, US (bio)
9:00Nanocircuits for single molecule chemistry and biology
Y. Choi, I. Moody, P. Sims, G.A. Weiss, P.G. Collins, Univ. of California Irvine, US (bio)
9:30CNTFETs fabricated using an Original Dynamic Air-Brush technique for SWCNTs deposition : application to gas sensing
P. Bondavalli, L. Gorintin, G. Feugnet, Thales Research and Technology, FR
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10:00National Nanotechnology Initiative Triennial ReviewGreat America 1
Session chair: Erik Svedberg, National Materials and Manufacturing, National Academies, US
10:00NNI Town Hall Meeting
E. Svedberg, National Nanotechnology Initiative, US
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11:00CNT: Carbon Nanotube Based Devices IIGrand Ballroom F
Session chair: Philip G. Collins, University of California, Irvine, US
11:00DNA-Linker Induced Surface Assembly of Ultra Dense Parallel Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Arrays
S-P Han, H.T. Maune, R.D. Barish, M. Bockrath, W.A. Goddard III, IBM Almaden Research Center, US
11:20Acoustic energy harvesting using nanotube sheet flutter
T.J. Kang, E.Y. Jang, M.D. Lima, H. Im, R. Ovalle-Robles, T. Kim, R.H. Baughman, Y.H. Kim, Seoul National University, KR
11:40Carbon nanotubes based photocathodes for multisource X-Ray generators
J.-P. Mazellier, Thales Research & Technology, FR
12:00Metal Induced Intershell Coupling and Conductance Enhancement in Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes
N. Kulshrestha, A. Misra, R. Bajpai, S. Roy, D.S. Misra, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, IN
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12:30National Innovation Showcase - Networking Lunch (available for purchase)Expo Hall CD
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1:30CNT: Carbon Nanostructures & ApplicationsGrand Ballroom F
Session chair: Philip G. Collins, University of California, Irvine, US
1:30The World of Carbon Nanotube Forests-Developing CNTs into an Industrial Material-
D.N. Futaba, K. Hata, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), JP (bio)
2:00Ultrafine Sensing Using Carbon Nanotube Arrays
C.S. Korach, C. Cao, R. Anger, S.-H. Chang, I. Kao, R.V. Kukta, Stony Brook University, US
2:20Morphology control of carbon nanotubes in continuously spun fibres
R.M. Sundaram, K.K. Koziol, A.H. Windle, University of Cambridge, UK
2:40Failure mechanism and property improvement of carbon-nanotube fibers
L. Zheng, Nanyang Technological University, SG
3:00Plasmon Generation by Excitons in Carbon Nanotubes
I.V. Bondarev, T. Antonijevic, North Carolina Central University, US
3:20Length amplification of single walled carbon nanotubes for the enrichment of chiral specific nanotubes
A.W. Orbaek, A.R. Barron, Rice University, US
3:40In situ optical investigations into the nucleation and growth mechanism of carbon nanotubes
K. Reinhold-López, A. Braeuer, N. Popovska-Leipertz, A. Leipertz, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, DE
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4:00TechConnect National Innovation Showcase, Reception & Poster Session IIIExpo Hall CD
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Carbon Nano Structures & Devices
-Stacked Self-standing Carbon Nanotube Forest Films utilizing Periodical Multi-layered (Fe/AlN)n Films
H. Furuta, H. Koji, T. Harigai, A. Hatta, Kochi University of Technology, JP
-Multiscale investigation of polyfluorene chain-length dependence on nanotube selective wrapping
E.J. Figueiredo de Carvalho, W. Gomulya, L. Zheng, A. Hermann, M. Cristina dos Santos, S.-J. Marrink, M. Antonietta Loi, University of Groningen, NL
-Analog/RF Performance Analysis of Coaxial Carbon Nanotube MOSFET from non-Equilibrium Green’s Function Simulation
Y. Che, H. Liang, Q. Chen, C. Wang, H. He, Y. Cao, PKU-HKUST Shenzhen-Hongkong Institution, CN
-Carbon Nanotube Thin Film based Fuel Cell to Reach DOE Targets
R. Palanisamy, M.E. Itkis, E. Bekyarova, R.C. Haddon, Carbon Solutions Inc, US
-The study of the microwave absorption and optical properties of the Al- N codoped SiC Nanopowders
Y.K. Dou, H.B. Jin, Beijing Institute of Technology, CN
-Carbon Based Dimensional Composites
J. Loomis, B. King, B. Panchapakesan, University of Louisville, US
-Near-Infrared Light Induced Mechanical Responses in Single-to-Few Layer Graphene
J. Loomis, B. King, B. Panchapakesan, University of Louisville, US
-Photomechanical Response in Graphene Nanoplatelet Composites
J. Loomis, B. King, T. Burkhead, P. Xu, N. Bessler, E. Terentjev, B. Panchapakesan, University of Louisville, US
-A Fully Electric DNA Detection using CMOS integrated CNT network Sensor
S.H. Kim, J-M Woo, J.H. Ahn, Y.J. Park, Seoul National University, KR
-Dependence of electrical and thermal parameters of CNT bundles on their geometry
N. Jain, Solid state physics lab, IN
-Effect of total pressure on the geometry of carbon coils
S. Park, S-H Kim, Silla University, KR
-Meso through Nano Scale Characterization of CNT Yarn Strength
J. Severino, J-M Yang, L. Carlson, University of California Los Angeles, US

Special Symposium

Carbon nanostructures (CNS) provide some of the most promising materials in nanotechnology and have already found commercial application in a range of applications. The combination of molecular sized diameter with macroscopic length scale and with optical and electrical conductance in carbon nanotubes leads to novel properties. Structures such as carbon nanohorns provide exceptionally large surfaces areas at the nanoscale. Progress in large scale synthesis, precise positioning and assembling on semiconductor surfaces, electrical connection to electrodes and new methods for incorporating and dispersing CNS in a solid matrix continues to widen their application range.

This event will also incorporate sessions from the special Nanotech 2012 Graphene symposium. Papers on graphene synthesis and applications can be submitted in either location.

Please join industrial and academic innovators at this exciting event.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Aerospace industry applications
  • Solar & battery applications
  • Novel synthesis methods
  • Carbon Nanotube Based Devices
  • CNT structure: MWNT, SWNT, DWNT
  • Optical Properties & Light Emission
  • Supported catalysts
  • CNS Composites
  • Graphene synthesis & applications
  • Characterization
  • Health Impact & Applications
  • Other

Journal Submissions

Experimental Nanoscience

Journal of Experimental Nanoscience

Selected Nanotech Proceedings papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of the Journal of Experimental Nanoscience. The journal provides a showcase for advances in the experimental sciences underlying nanotechnology and nanomaterials.

For consideration into this Special Issue of the Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, please select the “Submit to Journal of Experimental Nanoscience” button during the on-line submission procedure.


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