Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications

Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications

Symposium Co-Chairs

Larry MannLarry Mann
VP of Marketing
Shoei Electronic Materials, Inc.
Sotiris E. PratsinisSotiris E. Pratsinis
Professor and Head of the Institute of Process Engineering
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, (ETH Zürich), Switzerland

Confirmed Invited Speakers

David M. SchutMicrowave Initiated Nucleation for the Synthesis of High Quality Nanocrystalline Quantum Dot Materials
David M. Schut
Shoei Electronic Materials, Inc.
Markus WintererChemical Vapor Synthesis, Colloidal Processing and Sintering of ZnO Nanoparticles
Markus Winterer
Professor, Nanoparticle Process Technology Faculty of Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Stephen D. TseCombined Flame and Solution Synthesis of Nanoheterostructures
Stephen D. Tse
Professor, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Steve AugustineCatalysis at the nanoscale supported on Ultrafine titanium dioxide
Steve Augustine
Research Fellow, Cristal

Symposium Sessions

Monday June 16

11:00Nanoparticle Sizing & Counting I
1:30Nanoparticle Sizing & Counting II

Tuesday June 17

Nanoparticles I - Posters 1:30

Wednesday June 18

8:30Quantum Dots: Synthesis, Characterization & Applications
10:30Wet-synthesis of Nanoparticles & Biomedical Applications
1:30Dry Synthesis of Nanoparticles and Applications
Nanoparticles - Posters 4:00

Symposium Program

Monday June 16

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11:00Nanoparticle Sizing & Counting IChesapeake 8-9
Session chair: Pierre Panine, Xenocs SA, France (bio)
11:00Adventures in number metrics: Regulatory nanodefinitions applied to large portfolios containing small particles (invited presentation)
W. Wohlleben, P. Mueller, BASF SE, DE (bio)
11:25Sizing Nanoparticles with X-Rays (invited presentation)
P. Hoghoj, S. Desvergne-Blenau, F. Bossan, M. Fernandez-Martinez, B. Lantz, R. Mahe, P. Panine, S. Rodrigues, Xenocs, FR (bio)
11:50Some Advances Toward Reliable Measurements of Engineered Nanoparticle Size, Size Distribution, and Number Concentration at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (invited presentation)
J. Liu, V.A. Hackley, A.J. Allen, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US (bio)
12:15Characterization of Complex Inorganic Nanoparticles by FFF-ICP-MS and Single Particle ICP-MS (invited presentation)
J.F. Ranville, M. Montano, H. Badiei, Colorado School of Mines, US (bio)
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1:30Nanoparticle Sizing & Counting IIChesapeake 8-9
Session chair: Pierre Panine, Xenocs SA, France (bio)
1:30Methods to Measure the Particle Size Distribution of Nanoparticles in Complex Matrices (invited presentation)
L. Calzolai, D. Gilliland, F. Rossi, Joint Research Center. European Commission, IT (bio)
1:55Development of a new method for the traceability of the nanoparticle size measurements by AFM and SEM (invited presentation)
N. Feltin, A. Delvallée, S. Ducourtieux, C. Ulysse, Laboratoire national de métrologie et d'essais, FR (bio)
2:20Counting and measuring micro and nano particles by using Fourier Interferometric Imaging
S. Saengkaew, A. Garo, S. Meunier-Guttin-Cluzel, G. Grehan, UMR CNRS 6614/CORIA, FR
2:40Evaluation of the potential of single particle ICP-MS to assess the influence of the coating on the stability of AuNPs
A.R. Montoro Bustos, M.R. Winchester, E.J. Petersen, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
3:00Monitoring Strategy for Characterization of Airborne Nanoparticles
J. Niu, P. Rasmussen, R. Magee, G. Nilsson, Health Canada, CA

Tuesday June 17

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Nanoparticles I - Posters 1:30Expo Hall C
-Flame Synthesized Nanostructured WO3 Thin Films for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting
J-R Ding, K-S Kim, Kangwon Natonal University, KR
-Preparation of Photocatalytic Silicon Core-shell Nanoparticles Covered by ZnS Shell in Solid-Gas Reaction
R. Dvorsky, P. Praus, L. Svoboda, D. Matýsek, T. Dropa, J. Trojková, K. Šollová, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava, CZ
-A High-throughput Electrospray Nozzle for Nanoparticle Production
H. Fu, R.A. Hoerr, P.J. Ryan, Nanocopoeia, Inc, US
-Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Film Deposition Using a Simple and Fast Centrifuge Sedimentation Method
J.S. Wang, A.R. Markelonis, C.M. Wai, G.J. Brown, Air Force Research Laboratory, US
-Novel Syntheses of Silica-Gold Core-Shell Particles
M.J. Cook, J.H. Johnston, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
-Synthesis of oxidation-free copper nanowires toward solution-processed flexible and foldable electrodes
Z. Yin, S. Cho, J. Yoo, S.J. Lee, J.M. Myung, Y.S. Kim, Y.S. Kim, Seoul National University, KR
-Synthesis of nanocrystalline cubic ZrO2:Mn2+ phosphors: Structural and luminescent properties
A. Fernández-Osorio, L. Ramos-Olmos, C.F. Julian, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, MX
-Synthesis of Poly(ST-co-COPSI)particles by soap-free emulsion copolymerization and its optical properties as photonic crystals
H.S. Choo, J.M. Ha, K.C. Lee, Gyeongsang national University, KR
-A Study of Particle Size Distribution in NPP process
J.H. Lee, C. Lee, S-K Koh, H. Kaji, M. Haysashi, GL Materials, KR
-Synthesis and characterization of Magnetite Nanoparticles by Precipitation Method: Its Application in the removal of Pb (II), Cu (II), Zn (II) and Mn (II) ions from aqueous solution
H.I. Adegoke, F.A. Adekola, A.L. Agbelemoge, T.O. Ajayi, University of Ilorin, NG
-Water Synthesis of Glutathione- capped Cadmium Selenide Quantum Dots and Stabilization by PVP coating at Room Temperature
S.A. Arroyo-Vizcarrondo, J. Beltran-Huarac, G. Morell, O.M. Primera-Pedrozo, Universidad Metropolitana, US
-Drug delivery system based on inorganic layered materials
V.R.R. Cunha, P.A.D. Petersen, H.M. Petrilli, V.R.L. Constantino, University of Sao Paulo, BR

Wednesday June 18

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8:30Quantum Dots: Synthesis, Characterization & ApplicationsPotomac 4
Session chair: Larry A. Mann, Shoei Electronic Materials, Inc. & Sotiris E. Pratsinis, ETH Zurich (bio, bio)
8:30Microwave Initiated Nucleation for the Synthesis of High Quality Nanocrystalline Quantum Dot Materials (invited presentation)
K-J Kim, C-H Chang, P.M. Haben, D.A. Peterson, T.E. Novet, D.M. Schut, Shoei Electronic Materials, Inc., US (bio)
8:55NIR-Emitting Colloidal Nanocrystals for Optoelectronic Applications: Production in a Continuous Flow Reactor
K. Poulsen, C. Gimmler, D. Ness, J. Niehaus, H. Weller, CAN GmbH, DE
9:15Colloidal PbS Quantum Dots with Low Cost and High Quality
J. Pan, A.O. Ballouli, L. Rollny, O. Voznyy, E.H. Sargent, O.M. Bakr, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, SA
9:35Synthesis and Characterization of Copper (i) Oxide and Zinc Oxide Quantum Dot Materials and the Development of New Fluorescent Fibre Composites
J.H. Johnston, A.J. Zeller, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
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10:30Wet-synthesis of Nanoparticles & Biomedical ApplicationsPotomac 5
Session chair: Sotiris E. Pratsinis, ETH Zurich & Steve Augustine, Cristal, US (bio, bio)
10:30Catalysis at the nanoscale supported on Ultrafine titanium dioxide (invited presentation)
S. Augustine, Cristal USA, US (bio)
10:55Stabilization of mono- and bimetallic nanoparticles in ionic liquids
W. Darwich, P. Arquillière, I. Helgadottir, P.-H. Haumesser, C.C. Santini, CEA LETI Minatec, FR
11:15Development of rapid synthesis and characterization platform for advanced materials discovery
T.Y.J. Han, S.E. Baker, T.Y. Olson, F. Qian, M. Shusteff, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
11:35Controlled Synthesis of Monodisperse Magnetic Porous/Hollow Nanostructures for Biomedical Applications
K-S Kim, D.T. Nguyen, Kangwon National University, KR
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1:30Dry Synthesis of Nanoparticles and ApplicationsPotomac 5
Session chair: Bjoern Schimmoeller Cabot, USA & Sotiris E. Pratsinis, ETH Zurich (bio)
1:30Combined Flame and Solution Synthesis of Nanoheterostructures (invited presentation)
S.D. Tse, Rutgers University, US
1:55Chemical Vapor Synthesis, Colloidal Processing and Sintering of ZnO Nanoparticles (invited presentation)
C. Schilling, A. Sandmann, M. Ali, D. Gautam, A. Khalil, C. Notthoff, M. Winterer, University of Duisburg-Essen, DE (bio)
2:20Nano-Silicon and Non-Oxide Ceramics Synthesis via Gas-phase Sodium Reduction Aerosol Reactor
B. Schimmoeller, K. Massey, T. Kodas, G. Smith, Y. Kutsovsky, Cabot Corporation, US
2:40Uniform Melt State Process For The Production Of Nanostructured Materials
M. Redjdal, K. Hadidi, S.K. Sundaram, Amastan LLC, US
3:00Soft Landing of Size-selected Nanoparticles on Carbon Electrodes for O2 Reduction Catalysis
G.E. Johnson, R. Colby, S. Lea, M. Engelhard, D. Du, Y. Lin, J. Laskin, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US
3:20Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel Palladium Nanostructured Ensemble Supported in Anodized Alumina Membranes for Hydrogen Sensing Applications
H.G. Méndez-Colberg, M.M. Martínez-Iñesta, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus, US
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Nanoparticles - Posters 4:00Potomac Registration Hall
-Hydroxylamine-O-sulfonic acid as a New Reducing Agent for the Formation of Nearly Monodisperse Gold Nanoparticles in water: Synthesis Characterisation and Bioconjugation
K. Rahme, J.D. Holmes, Notre Dame University (Louaize), LB
-Magnetic-optical Nanoovals for Capture and Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells in Whole Blood
S. Bhana, X. Huang, The University of Memphis, US
-Control of Nanosilver Toxicity
G.A. Sotiriou, K. Fujiwara, S.E. Pratsinis, Harvard University, US (bio)
-Ambient Temperature Synthesis and Sintering of Conductive Aqueous Copper Inks
T. Druffel, M. Jha, R. Dharmadasa, University of Louisville, US
-Influence of applying the additional continuous laser on photoluminescence properties of silicon nanoparticles produced by laser ablation in liquid
D.M. Popovic, Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade, RS
-Scattering of Spin-1/2 Particles in Heterostructures with Preferred Non-Complanar Directions
A.S. Sahakyan, R.M. Movsesyan, A.N. Kocharian, California State University, US
-Green, Cubic Y2O3: Tb3+ Nanospheres: Synthesis and Photoluminescence Property
H. Miao, X.Y. Hu, X. Sun, Z.Z. Wang, Q. Sun, D.K. Zhang, J.T. Bai, X. Hou, Northwest University, CN
-Controllable Synthesis of Monodisperse CaF2 microsphere and the investigation on luminous performance of CaF2:Ce3+/Tb3+
X. Sun, X.Y. Hu, J. Fan, S.C. Zhan, Y. Wang, Z.Z. Wang, Q. Sun, Y.Y. Hao, Northwest University, CN
-ZnO nanorods decorated with Au nanoparticles applied as gas sensors
G. Gasparotto, T. Mazon, G. Gasparotto, R.A. Silva, M.A. Zaghete, L.A. Perazolli, J.A. Varela, CTI, BR
-Funcional lead-free composite
G.F. Teixeira, J.A.M. de Oliveira, M.A. Zaghete, E. Longo, J.A. Varela, Chemistry Institute, UNESP- Araraquara, BR
-Round Monodisperse Nanodiamonds: Towards Highly Bright, Biologically Inert Probes for Fluorescence Imaging
I. Rehor, J. Slegerova, J. Havlik, J. Stursa, V. Petrakova, S. Turner, G. Van Tendeloo, L. Dai, J. Richter, A. Fiserova, P. Cigler, IOCB AS CR, CZ
-Toxicity and Pharmacokinetics of uPAR-targeted Human ATF-conjugated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles following Systemic Delivery in Rhesus Monkey
Y. Chen, J. Liao, L. Gong, H. Mao, W. Zeng, L. Yang and F. Gao, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, CN
-Rapid and Controlled Transition of Magnetic Nano- to Micro-particles: A Useful Feature for Bioseparations
B.J. Nehilla, T.H. Schulte, Nexgenia, Inc, US
-Monodisperse Thermo-responsive Composite Microgels with Core-shell Structure based on Au@Ag Bimetallic Nanorod as Core: Fabrication and Application in SERS Substrate
X. Dong, L.S. Zha, Donghua University, CN
-Development of a Platinum Nanoparticle based Microcombustor Power Device
S. Bakrania, Rowan University, US
-Irradiation induced fabrication of nano networks and the applications in environmental remediation
D.Q. Cai, J. Zhang, Z.Y. Wu, Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN
-CO2 reforming of CH4 by the combination of dielectric barrier discharge plasmas and zeolite catalysts
H.H. Nguyen, K-S Kim, Kangwon National University, KR
-Nanoparticle Synthesis by Hollow Cathode Sputtering using High-Power Pulsed Plasmas
U. Helmersson, R. Gunnarsson, S. Ekeroth, D. Söderström, I. Pilch, N. Brenning, Linköping University, SE
-The role of functional monomers on producing nanostructured lattices obtained by surfactant-free emulsion polymerization – A Novel Approach
A. Marim Oliveira, K. Lanigra Guimarães, N. Neto Pereira Cerize, INSTITUTE FOR TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH, BR
-Scalable and Low-Cost Manufacturing of Platinum Group Metal and Alloy Nanoparticles with Tailored Morphology
Z.M. Peng, C.L. Zhang, S.Y. Hwang, University of Akron, US
-Low-Pressure Flame Synthesis of Carbon-Doped Titania Nanoparticles
H. Halim, J. Al-Sharab, A. Kamal, B.H. Kear, S.D. Tse, Rutgers University, US
-Evaluation of the Potential Synergistic Antimicrobial Effects Observed using Various Combinations of Chemical Agents (Nanoparticled and Non-Nanoparticled) on a Selected Panel of Cheese Derived Microorganisms
K.A.M. O’ Callaghan, J.P. Kerry, University College Cork, IE
-Development and scale up of innovative nanotechnology based processes for new formulation lubricants
G. Özcan-Taşkın, I. Garcia, M. Sgroi, F. Pagliarulo, P. Aguirre, F. Dassenoy, B. Fenouil, A. Margolin, P. Ciambelli, D. Fino, S. Csillag, G. Kraft, BHR Group, UK
-Synthesizing and Consolidation of Mechanically-Induced Solid-State Reacted Ti50C50 Nanopowders and Subsequent Consolidations
M. Sherif El-Eskandarany, A. Al-Hazza, E. Shaban, A. Alduweesh, A. Al-Rowayeh, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, KW

Special Symposium

This symposium focuses on recent advancements in both dry and wet synthesis of nanoparticles, and particularly on the integration and application of innovative nanomaterials. Emphasis will be placed on the degree of hard and soft agglomeration and its control, as well as on nanoparticles with designed morphology and layered composition focusing on unique applications.

Recent breakthroughs on aerosol, combustion and reaction engineering sciences have placed dry synthesis of nanoparticles on a firm scientific basis, leading to novel functional materials in appreciable volumes at competitive prices. This has created renewed interest in dry processes and products.

Submissions are also welcome in all areas of wet synthesis including developments and applications of sol/gel and emulsion based processes and templating using soft nanostructured materials such as block copolymers or surfactants.

This symposium is coordinated with the Composite Materials, Soft Nanotech, Biosensors, Polymer Nanotechnology and Characterization symposia. Joint sessions will cover several of the topic areas.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Dry Synthesis - gas phase, aerosols, reactors
  • Wet Synthesis - sol-gel, emulsions
  • Nanoparticle characterization, fractals
  • Particle stability
  • Biomedical applications
  • Electrical, magnetic, optical applications
  • Nanoparticles in medical diagnostics & imaging
  • Polymer nanocomposites
  • Nutritional nanoparticles
  • Novel applications
  • Other

Journal Submissions

Nanoparticle Research

Journal of Nanoparticle Research

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


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