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National SBIR/STTR Conference National Innovation Summit & Showcase Nanotech 2017

Carbon Nano Structures & Devices

Carbon Nano Structures & Devices

Symposium Co-Chairs

Wolfgang S. BacsaWolfgang S. Bacsa
University of Toulouse, France

Jeffrey FaganJeffrey Fagan
Project Leader

Key Speakers

Nikhil A. KoratkarEffect of defects on the intrinsic strength and stiffness of graphene
Nikhil A. Koratkar
John A. Clark and Edward T. Crossan Chair Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Patrick MalenfantNanomaterials for Printed Electronics
Patrick Malenfant
Senior Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada, Canada

Mikhail E. ItkisFast Electrochromic Device Based on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Thin Films
Mikhail E. Itkis
Research Professor, University of California, Riverside

Symposium Sessions

Monday May 15

1:30Graphene Synthesis & Applications

Tuesday May 16

10:30Carbon Nanostructure Enabled Applications
1:30Composite Materials
Graphene & 2D-Materials: Posters

Wednesday May 17

8:30CNT-Based Devices I
10:30CNT-Based Devices II
Graphene & 2D-Materials: Posters
Carbon Nano Structures & Devices: Posters

Symposium Program

Monday May 15

1:30Graphene Synthesis & ApplicationsNational Harbor 6
Session chair: Jeffrey Fagan, NIST, US
1:30Effect of defects on the intrinsic strength and stiffness of graphene (invited presentation)
N.A. Koratkar, D. Narsimulu, E.S. Srinadhu and N. Satyanarayana, US
1:55Hydrogenation of few-layer graphenes using Birch-type reduction: the importance of graphene edges
X. Zhang, Y. Huang, S. Chen, N.Y. Kim, W. Kim, D. Schilter, M. Biswal, B. Li, Z. Lee, S. Ryu, C.W. Bielawski, W.S. Bacsa, R.S. Ruoff, CEMES-CNRS et Université de Toulouse, FR
2:15Layer number controlled synthesis of high quality and large area graphene of large grain size by hot filament chemical vapor deposition
T.B. Limbu, F. Mendoza, R.K. Katiyar, J.J. Razink, B.R. Weiner, G. Morell, University of Puerto Rico, PR
2:35Pristine Low-Cost Large-Area Graphene Sheets
G.G. Botte, Ohio University - Center for Electrochemical Engineering Research, US
2:55Three-Dimensional Graphene-Based Microbarriers for Controlling Release and Reactivity in Colloidal Liquid Phases
M.A. Creighton, W. Zhu, F. Van Krieken, R.A. Petteruti, H. Gao, R.H. Hurt, 3M, US
3:15Graphene role in next generation Lithium-Sulfur batteries
J. Delafuente, Graphenea Inc., US
3:35Novel Graphene Structures: Substantial Capacity Enhancement in Lithium Batteries, vol. 1: pp. 95-98
T.M. Paronyan, A.K. Thapa, A. Sherihy, J.B. Jasinski, S.J. Dilip Jangam, University of Louisville, US

Tuesday May 16

10:30Carbon Nanostructure Enabled ApplicationsChesapeake 6
Session chair: Jeffrey Fagan, NIST, US
10:30The Fabrication and Characterization of Nanocarbon Foam as Novel Wick Material for Thermal Management of Electronics, vol. 1: pp. 52-55
J. Li, J. Xie, M. Zhang, Florida State University, US
10:50Quantum Modeling of Doped Carbon Nanotubes for High Ampacity Conductor Design, vol. 4: pp. 15-18
Y. Li, E. Fahrenthold, University of Texas at Austin, US
11:10Toward Engineering Fluorescent nanodiamonds, vol. 1: pp. 72-75
T. Zapata, N. Bennett, P. Hemmer, Y. Fei, V. Struzhkin, F. Jelezko, Texas A&M University, US
11:30Laser Annealing Nanoscale Carbons: Material Transformations, vol. 1: pp. 67-68
R. Vander Wal, J. Abrahamson, C. Gaddam, Penn State University, US
1:30Composite MaterialsNational Harbor 6
Session chair: Wolfgang S. Bacsa, University of Toulouse, France
1:30Interface engineering to optimize composite properties (invited presentation)
W. Haseltine, Solvay, US
1:55Elucidating the effect of surface functionalization on the mechanical properties of carbon fiber reinforced polymer
B. Demir, T.R. Walsh, Deakin University, AU
2:15In-situ Monitoring of Fiber Reinforced Composites Subjected to Different Forms of Mechanical Loading via Embedded Aligned CNT Sheets
K. Aly, A. Li, P. Bradford, North Carolina State University, US
2:35The Benefits of SWCNTs for Design of Conductive and reinforced plastics
E. Ilin, A. Bezrodniy, M. Predtechenskiy, OCSiAl, LU
2:55Effect of CNT Morphology and Alignment on the Interfacial and the Elastic Properties of Nanocomposites, vol. 1: pp. 212-215
A.R. Alian, S.A. Meguid, University of Toronto, CA
3:15Kinetics study of carbon nanotube alignment under shear force via real-time polarized Raman spectroscopy, vol. 1: pp. 69-71
Y. He, A.I. Taub, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, US
3:35Electrical characteristics of cement composites incorporating CNT and carbon fibers
G.M. Kim, S.M. Park, G.U. Ryu, H.K. Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, KR
3:55Exploring the Interface: Improving the Mechanical Properties of Silicon Nitride Fibre - Polymer Composites, vol. 1: pp. 196-199
M. Hayward, J. Johnston, T. Dougherty, K. deSilva, Victoria University of Wellington, Nuenz Limited, NZ and NZ Product Accelerator, NZ
Graphene & 2D-Materials: PostersExpo Hall D & E
Structure determination of silicene nanoribbons on Ag(110), vol. 1: pp. 87-90
P. Espeter, C. Keutner, N.F. Kleimeier, P. Roese, K. Shamout, G. Wenzel, U. Berges, H. Zacharias, C. Westphal, TU Dortmund, DE
Oligomeric aminoborane precursors for the chemical vapour deposition growth of few-layer hexagonal boron nitride
X. Wang, University of Oxford, UK
Gallium Selenide: A Novel Optoelectronic 2D Material
N. Briggs, J. Robinson, Pennsylvania State University, US
Engineered Graphenes & Graphene-enabled Products for Electronics Assembly
N.K. Chaki, B. Das, S. Devarajan, S. Sarkar, R. Raut and B. Singh, Alpha Assembly Solutions, IN
Controlling Growth and Excited State Dynamics of Monolayer MoS 2 via Substrate Engineering
K. Zhang,, The Pennsylvania State University, US
Low temperature/low cost deposition of 2D materials on metals and conducting glass for protective, and energy conversion applications
F. Zhang, Y. Lei and M. Terrones, Pennsylvania State University, US
Graphitic Carbon Nitride Thin Film: Suitability of Device Applications
P.C. Patra and Y.N. Mohapatra, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, IN

Wednesday May 17

8:30CNT-Based Devices INational Harbor 6
Session chair: Wolfgang S. Bacsa, University of Toulouse, France
8:30Carbon Nanotube Transistor Technology for the 5 nm Technology Node and Beyond (invited presentation)
Q. Cao, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, US
8:55Thermal Dissipation Problems and Opportunities for Innovation in Electronics (invited presentation)
B. Cola, Carbice Nanotechnologies, US
9:20Next Generation Nanomaterials: Hierarchical Hybrid Architectures for Robust & Reusable Devices
S.M. Mukhopadhyay, Wright State University, US
9:40Progress towards total structure control in SWCNT populations, vol. 1: pp. 40-43
J. Fagan, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
10:00Fast Electrochromic Device Based on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Thin Films (invited presentation)
M.E. Itkis, University of California, Riverside, US
10:30CNT-Based Devices IINational Harbor 6
Session chair: Wolfgang S. Bacsa, University of Toulouse, France; Jeffrey Fagan, NIST, US
10:30Nanomaterials for Printed Electronics (invited presentation)
P. Malenfant, National Research Council of Canada, CA
10:55Selectivity of Conjugated Polymers for the Electronic Nature of Carbon Nanotubes (invited presentation)
A. Adronov, McMaster University, CA
11:20Facile and High-Throughput Fabrication of Carbon Nanotube Carpet-PDMS Structures toward Flexible Supercapacitors, vol. 1: pp. 44-47
R. Zhang, J. Ding, E.H. Yang, Stevens Institute of Technology, US
11:40Carbon nanotubes functionalized neural probe platform for characterization of cell attachment and motility, vol. 1: pp. 56-59
J. Tyson, M. Tran, T. Patrick, G. Slaughter, University of Maryland Baltimore County, US
12:00Tunable and label-free virus enrichment for ultrasensitive virus detection using carbon nanotube arrays
Y-T Yeh, Y. Tang, A. Sebastian, A. Dasgupta, N. Perea-Lopez, I. Albert, H. Lu, M. Terrones, S-Y Zheng, Pennsylvania State university, US
12:20Dual Glucose and Lactate Self-powered biosensor, vol. 1: pp. 48-51
A. Baingane, N. Mburu, C. Animanshaun, G. Slaughter, University of Maryland Baltimore County, US
Graphene & 2D-Materials: PostersPotomac Registration Hall
Graphene oxide/vinyl ester resin nanocomposite: the effect of graphene oxide, curing kinetics, mechanical properties and thermal stability, vol. 1: pp. 91-94
V. Arabli, A. Aghili, Islamic Azad University, Shiraz, IR
Determination of thickness of multilayered WS2 using Raman effect
X. He, F. Ran, Y. Cheng, H. Li, X. Zhang, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, SA
Transition Metal Dichalcogenides as Cell Culture Platforms, vol. 1: pp. 99-102
A. Palumbo, F. Tourlomousis, R. Chang, E.H. Yang, Stevens Institute of Technology, US
Carbon Nano Structures & Devices: PostersPotomac Registration Hall
Wireless Bacteria Nanosensor Based on Carbon Nanotubes Functionalized with Ag Nanoparticles, vol. 1: pp. 60-62
N.I. Alvarez-Colon, A. Arroyo, P. Jirau, C.A. R. Rodriguez Prado, C. Cuyar Cruz, S. Rodriguez, J. Avalos, G. Morell and B. Weiner, University of Puerto Rico- Río Piedras Campus, US
Artificial Bacteriophage for Anticancer Drug Delivery, vol. 1: pp. 63-66
J. Velasco-Medina, J.M. Espinosa-Duran, J.C. Arce-Clavijo, UNIVERSIDAD DEL VALLE, CO
A Solution Processed High Temperature, Flexible, Thin-Film Actuator
C. Wang, Y. Wang, Y. Yao, W. Luo, J. Wan, J. Dai, E. Hitz, K. Fu, L. Hu, University of Maryland, US
Molecule -Based Materials From 1 Dimension to 2 Dimension Nanostructures
Y. Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN
Efficient purification of metallic impurities from carbon nanotubes using nitrogen-bubbled chloroform
Y. Hyun, J. Park, J. Goak and N. Lee, Sejong University, KR
Torsional yarn actuator driven by magnet force
D. Weon Lee, S. Jeong Kim, Hanyang University, KR
Hierarchical Hybrid Catalysts from Flexible Fabric Substrates
W. Wang and S.M. Mukhopadhyay, Wright State University, US

While innovation is continuing in manufacturing and production of carbon nanostructures, and the research community continues to discover more about these fascinating materials, carbon nanostructures, and nanostructure-based devices, have already found commercial application in a range of fields. Submit an abstract and join researchers from around the world as we discuss the applications-focused research and innovation that will continue to broaden the impact of carbon nano structures and devices.

Journal Submissions

Journal of Nanoparticle Research

Selected papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of Journal of Nanoparticle Research. The journal disseminates knowledge of the physical, chemical and biological phenomena and processes in nanoscale structures.

Coverage includes synthesis, assembly, transport, reactivity, and stability, and emphasizes realization and application of systems, structures and devices with novel functions obtained via precursor nanoparticles.

The Journal fosters the interdisciplinary dissemination of knowledge by encouraging synergetic approaches originating from a wide range of disciplines, such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Health Care.

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